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Monica Popham wins Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year

Monica Popham became the winner of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year tonight with her “quintessentially English” commission piece the judges called “the heart of British Suburbia”. This was one of the many praises Ms Popham received for her piece in the final of the acclaimed TV show from the judges curator Kathleen Soriano,...

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Police operation clamps down on traffic offences and outstanding warrants

Nine people with 90 outstanding court warrants between them were arrested on Wednesday as part of a police operation that also resulted in 22 people reported for traffic offences, 17 of them for using a mobile phone. Officers of the Royal Gibraltar Police deployed across the Rock on Wednesday to tackle traffic issues, anti-social behaviour...

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RGP officer charged with misconduct in public office

An inspector in the Royal Gibraltar Police has been charged with misconduct in public office, the force said in a statement on Wednesday. Inspector Sean Picton, 35, also faces a charge of unauthorised access to computer material. He is currently interdicted. In connection with the same investigation, a former RGP officer, Anthony Bolaños, 36, was...

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ESG highlights need for concerted drive on recycling

The ESG has expressed concern about a 46% drop in the amount of plastic and cans being recycled in Gibraltar, underlining the need for greater awareness and commitment to tackle waste. The group was reacting after the Chronicle revealed the drop in recycling in an article earlier this week that also reported on more positive...

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Cleverly considers making protesters give police more notice over marches

By Christopher McKeon and Patrick Daly, PA Political Correspondents The Government is considering increasing the amount of notice protest organisers have to give the police after repeated demonstrations cost forces across the country £25 million in two months last year. Chris Philp, the policing minister, said the Home Secretary was giving the proposal “some thought”...

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Shapps: RAF will continue strikes until Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping end

By David Lynch, Claudia Savage and Rhiannon James, PA The UK and its allies will continue to defend against the Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping as long as the militants continue their “barbaric behaviour”, Grant Shapps has said. The Defence Secretary said early analysis indicated the RAF had “successfully struck” its eight targets in...

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Use of chemotherapy and radiotherapy in UK ‘lags behind other countries’

By Jane Kirby, PA Health Editor The use of chemotherapy and radiotherapy in the UK lags behind comparable countries and people wait too long for treatment, research has found. Two new studies part-funded by Cancer Research UK and published in the Lancet Oncology show people in the UK are treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy less...

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Deepfakes provide ‘perfect storm’ for hijackers in general election – Cleverly

By Harry Stedman, PA Deepfakes generated by artificial intelligence (AI) provide the “perfect storm” for those looking to hijack the upcoming UK general election, the Home Secretary has warned. James Cleverley said the era of these technologies misleading and disrupting important democratic decisions was “already in play”, The Times reported. It comes as Mr Cleverly...