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Man arrested on suspicion of traffic and fuel offences

A local man was arrested and a number of fuel containers were seized by Royal Gibraltar Police officers after a tip-off from a member of the public on Wednesday night. Following a call to the RGP Control Room just before 10pm, officers attempted to stop a Gibraltar-registered car that was allegedly being driven erratically in...

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Nine new Covid cases detected in Gibraltar

Four residents and five visitors tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, with a second resident case of the Delta strain also detected. The Gibraltar Government confirmed all four resident cases were fully vaccinated. Two were aged 65 to 70, another was aged 30 to 35 and the last one was aged 70 to 75. A...

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After weeks of intense exchanges, Gibraltar votes today in referendum on abortion laws

After weeks of tense and at times heated campaigning, Gibraltarians will vote today in a referendum to decide whether the Rock’s laws on abortion should be changed. Voters will choose whether or not to enact legislation amending the Crimes Act to allow abortions to happen in Gibraltar under certain defined circumstances. The Gibraltar Parliament has...

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Commonwealth office formally opens for business

The Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC), Lord Marland of Odstock, formally opened the council’s office in Gibraltar on Wednesday, highlighting future opportunities for business in Commonwealth countries. The office in Casemates was opened in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia, who has responsibility for relations with the Commonwealth,...

UK/Spain News

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GCSE and A-level exams in 2022 may be adjusted to take into account disruption

By Eleanor Busby and Aine Fox, PA Exams in 2022 and subsequent years could be adjusted to take into account the disruption that pupils have faced, the Education Secretary has suggested. Gavin Williamson told MPs that he wants to see students sitting GCSE and A-level exams next year, but there will likely be “adjustments and...

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Malta and Balearic Islands ‘could be added to green travel list’

By Neil Lancefield and Ian Jones, PA Malta and the Balearic Islands could be included in an update to the Government’s green list for foreign travel which is otherwise expected to be lean for holidaymakers hoping for a getaway, according to reports. The Times said the Mediterranean islands are among a “handful” of places being...

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Patel: British citizens being denied access to benefits in EU

By Alexander Britton, PA Some UK nationals living in the EU post-Brexit have been denied access to benefits and services, Priti Patel has claimed. The Home Secretary has called on EU nations to uphold their obligations towards UK nationals “just as the UK has done for EU citizens in the UK”. She was writing in...

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LGBT-inspired artwork installed at heart of GCHQ in honour of Alan Turing

By PA Reporters A giant artwork of Alan Turing has been installed at the heart of GCHQ as the wartime hero becomes the first LGBT person to feature on a UK banknote. The first £50 notes depicting the famed mathematician, who is often considered to be the father of computer science, will be issued from...