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Main Street traders invited to to join Business Improvement District

Businesses in Main Street will be asked if they want to form part of a Business Improvement District [BID], a scheme driven by the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses. BID is a scheme which has been on-going in the UK and abroad for many years and now the GFSB is offering this initiative to Main...

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Against Brexit backdrop, Gibraltar goes to the polls on October 17

A general election has been called for Thursday October 17, with voters facing a “stark and binary” decision in electing political leaders to steer Gibraltar through the challenges posed by Brexit. That was the message from the now caretaker Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, who hopes to secure a third and final term in office and...

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Local photographer launches charity exhibition

Local photographer Gianni Cumbo launched an exhibition of photographs captured during a month-long volunteer stint with charity Help Me Learn Africa in Ghana earlier this summer. His fortnight-long exhibition in GEMA on Line Wall Road displays 85 of the thousands of images he captured during his time there. “For me this was a dream, I...

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The Mount to become public open leisure area

The Government has decided that The Mount will be refurbished and retained as an open green area for the public to enjoy. It will be used for leisure activities, to host events, stage civil weddings and there will be a particular emphasis on young people through the creation of an adventure park and a Discovery...

UK/Spain News

UK/Spain News

Textbooks will be obsolete by 2025 - poll

By Alison Kershaw Most adults remember poring over a textbook for their homework or a exam, but many now believe the death knell has sounded for this traditional method of learning. A report suggests that more than half of UK adults believe it is likely that print textbooks will be obsolete in just six years'...

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Banksy's artwork depicting MPs as chimps to go up for auction

By Claire Hayhurst A Banksy piece depicting politicians in the House of Commons as chimpanzees is to go up for auction, where it is expected to fetch up to £2 million. Devolved Parliament, which is four metres wide, was first unveiled as part of the Bristol artist's exhibition Banksy vs Bristol Museum in 2009. It...

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Empty stomachs lead to poor decisions, research says

By Conor Riordan, PA Scotland Page 1: 11:14 Making important decisions on an empty stomach can lead to poor choices, according to new research. Scientists at the University of Dundee found that hunger significantly altered people's decision-making, making them impatient and more likely to settle for a small reward that arrives sooner than a larger...

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Border checks may be needed in event of no-deal Brexit - Varadkar

By Aine McMahon, PA Irish premier Leo Varadkar has said some checks may have to be placed on the border in the event of a no-deal Brexit. He said while some checks could be required, the Government has not identified exactly where those checks will be located. The Taoiseach stressed that it is "not to...

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Unveiling ‘Calpeia’, the face of the first known Gibraltarian
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Spain was told of ‘well-founded suspicions’ that led to Grace 1 detention
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Fans enjoy a weekend of music despite rain, queues and politics
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Westminster's political crisis has deep implications for the Rock