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‘We’ll carry on until Morrisons listens,’ Unite says

Unite members at Morrisons picketed outside the supermarket on Tuesday morning as part of a 24-hour strike against a “measly 20p” pay offer. While the strike officially started at 10pm on Monday evening, workers did not picket until 8am on Tuesday, arriving with sirens, chants, whistles and cars beeping their horns in support. Unite’s Christian...

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Almost half of new cancer patients diagnosed at stage four, GHA finds

Around four in 10 cancer cases in Gibraltar could be prevented and up to 48% of new patients are diagnosed with advanced stage four disease, the GHA's clinical director of cancer services Dr David Ballesteros said this week. The figures, revealed at the latest public session of the GHA Board held at City Hall, come...

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Bilingual study research visit the University of Valladolid

The team from the University of Valladolid Language Acquisition Lab (UVALAL), which is studying English-Spanish bilingualism, have had a productive and interesting week conducting research in Gibraltar. The bilingual language study took place at the John Mackintosh Hall where the UVALAL team members Raquel Fernández Fuertes (PI), Esther Álvarez de la Fuente, Sonja Mujcinovic, Tamara...

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Tourism CEO looks towards maintenance, expansion and reimagining Gibraltar

Gibraltar needs to reimagine the storytelling of its tourism product, while also focusing on cleaning up and maintaining its sites and surrounding areas, Tourist Board CEO Kevin Bossino said. Mr Bossino has extensive experience in the tourism sector, having worked across Europe and Asia, and took up the post of CEO last September. Now after...

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Spanish police arrest another 23 people over alleged match-fixing, including in Gibraltar league

Spain’s Policia Nacional arrested 23 people in connection with an investigation into alleged match fixing involving football leagues in Spain, Gibraltar and Andorra. Around 30 matches in different leagues are being investigated and Spanish police believe the organisation could have obtained over 500,000 euros through the scam. The arrests were carried out in Badajoz, Cadiz,...

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Algeciras knife attacker ‘underwent express self-radicalisation’, Spanish police say

The man arrested in Algeciras last Wednesday night in connection with two knife attacks in churches in the city was “unstable” and became “self-radicalised” in the space of a month, Spain’s Policia Nacional said on Monday. Police confirmed details of the investigation as the man, Yassine Kanjaa, a 25-year old Moroccan national, was remanded in...

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Sunak fires Zahawi for ‘serious breach’ after tax affairs row

By Dominic McGrath and Ben Hatton, PA Nadhim Zahawi has been fired by Rishi Sunak for a “serious breach” of the Ministerial Code, following days of controversy over the Conservative Party chairman’s tax affairs. Mr Zahawi, who was appointed to the role by the Prime Minister last October, had been facing calls to stand aside...

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'An example of coexistence'

by Maria Jesus Corrales The violence of the attacks that caused the death of Diego Valencia, the sacristan at La Palma de Algeciras church, and the wounding of the priest at the nearby church of San Isidro has convulsed the inhabitants of Algeciras, a city with a long history of multiculturalism where, today, people of...