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GSD lays responsibility for power outage ‘squarely’ on CM

The GSD said last Friday’s power outage “unmasks deeper systemic failures” in the Chief Minister’s leadership of Gibraltar’s energy security and stability. In a statement, it questioned what back-ups and contingencies are in place to avoid country wide disruption to this level and whether they are in place to avoid future blackouts. The Opposition said...

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Syrian man jailed for using false passport to board UK flight

A Syrian man who attempted to board a flight to the United Kingdom from Gibraltar with a forged Polish passport was yesterday sentenced to four weeks in prison by the Magistrates’ Court. The court heard Mohammad Nour Jawish, 34, had left Turkey a month ago and had made his way across Europe before the final...

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Online petition launched amid public shock after Lishman Court of Appeal ruling

A petition calling an investigation into the Director of Public Prosecutions’ handling of the Real Lishman case has received over 3,000 signatures since it was launched on Saturday. Carolina Lishman was killed by her estranged husband in their former family home in Gib V when she was stabbed 12 times in front of their daughter....

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RGP release CCTV images taken prior to suspected murder of Michael Montegriffo

The Royal Gibraltar Police has released CCTV images of passers-by in the hour leading up to the suspected murder of Michael Montegriffo and has urged them to come forward. The release of fresh information comes more than three years after Mr Montegriffo was found dead on Prince Edwards Road at 11.15am on July 7, 2018....

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Southend will become a city in tribute to murdered MP Sir David Amess

By Sam Blewett, Sam Russell and David Hughes, PA Southend will be granted city status as a tribute to Sir David Amess, the Tory MP who led a decades-long campaign for the move for the seaside town until his murder. Boris Johnson announced the move on Monday as he led passionate cross-party tributes in the...

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Tory MP Sir David Amess dead after being stabbed at constituency meeting

By PA reporters Conservative MP Sir David Amess has died after being stabbed multiple times at a meeting with constituents. The suspect, a 25-year-old man, has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the Tory veteran was stabbed several times during a constituency surgery in Essex. The 69-year-old victim, who has been an MP since...

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Around 43,000 people ‘given wrong PCR Covid test results’

By Jane Kirby, PA Health Editor An estimated 43,000 people may have been given wrong negative PCR Covid test results, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has said. NHS Test and Trace has suspended testing operations provided by Immensa Health Clinic Ltd at its laboratory in Wolverhampton, following an investigation into reports of people receiving...

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Serious errors and delays led to Covid-19 deaths, MPs say

By Jane Kirby, PA Health and Science Editor Serious errors and delays at the hands of the Government and scientific advisers cost lives during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a damning report from MPs. The study, from the cross-party Science and Technology Committee and the Health and Social Care Committee, said the UK’s preparation for...