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Man arrested as police seize 26 fuel containers

Some 26 fuel containers were discovered in a Gibraltar-registered vehicle on Tuesday night when a local man was arrested following a police chase. Officers from the Gibraltar Defence Police were patrolling the area of Europa Advance Road at around 10pm when they noticed a man driving at speed and in an erratic manner. A spokesman...

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As TG questions plans to re-open schools, Govt says experts will set the pace

Plans to reopen schools were at the centre of a public row on Tuesday after Together Gibraltar “pleaded” with the Gibraltar Government to delay the return to classrooms by two weeks. The party accused the government of a “penchant for lax measures and risk taking” and said schools should remain closed until teachers had received...

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Devil’s Tongue project back before DPC

The application for multi-storey mixed-use development at Devil’s Tongue will be debated by members during a virtual Development and Planning Commission on Thursday morning. The proposed development will include residential, aparthotels, offices, commercial, retail units, cafe/restaurants and underground car park as well as a public podium level comprising retail and public spaces. The development obtained...

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Airlines likely to keep ‘minimum itineraries’ through February

The flight schedule of commercial airlines flying to and from Gibraltar will not change dramatically from the present situation during the month of February. Earlier this year, the airlines British Airways, EasyJet, Royal Air Maroc and WizzAir reduced or cancelled all flights to and from the Rock as Covid-19 restrictions were imposed in the UK....

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Spacewalk to install British kit on International Space Station

By Nina Massey, PA Science Correspondent Two astronauts will undertake a spacewalk to install technology that will mark the UK’s first major industrial contribution to the International Space Station (ISS). Called ColKa, for Columbus Ka-band Terminal, the system will allow astronauts to communicate with Earth at home broadband speeds. It will revolutionise scientists’ ability in...

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Four-fifths of UK people think climate change is a global emergency – survey

By Emily Beament, PA Environment Correspondent More than four-fifths of people in the UK think climate change is a global emergency, the highest level of concern across 50 countries in a worldwide poll. More than 1.2 million people around the world took part in the “people’s climate vote” conducted by the United Nations Development Programme...

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Hinkley Point C nuclear power station delayed and costs rise

By Simon Neville, PA City Editor Hinkley Point C – the nuclear power station being built in Somerset – is set to be delayed and costs are likely to be £500 million more than previously thought, according to the energy giant behind it. EDF said “significant progress” has been made on the site in Bridgwater,...

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Airline leaders demand ‘urgent road map’ for reopening travel

By Neil Lancefield, PA Transport Correspondent Airline bosses are demanding that the Government provides an “urgent road map for the reopening of air travel”. The chief executives of British Airways, easyJet and Virgin Atlantic were among those to sign a joint letter ahead of an expected announcement confirming the introduction of quarantine hotels for arriving...