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Rundown Mount offers perfect set for Gibraltarian horror film

A full-length horror movie by Gibraltarian director and producer Ian Serra is being filmed at The Mount, where the passage of time has created a perfect set for the Gibraltarian cast. Mr Serra believes it is the first feature film produced entirely in Gibraltar by Gibraltarians. The Mount is of importance to Gibraltar not just...

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GSD calls on Govt to publish mental health strategic national plan

The GSD has called on the Gibraltar Government to publish a mental health strategic national plan, adding the handling of the current provision is failing vulnerable people. The party said the plan is still pending some two years after the “highly critical” mental health and it supports the call by the Gibraltar Mental Welfare Society...

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Mask wearing rules relaxed for vaccinated catering staff

Catering staff who have received both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine will no longer need to wear a mask, the Gibraltar Government has announced. Staff who are not fully vaccinated will need to continue to wear a mask while working in a restaurant, cafeteria, bar or other catering establishments. "Due to the successful vaccination rollout,...

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Notice of appeal filed in GHA bullying case

Unite the Union has confirmed a notice of appeal has been filed in the long running bullying at work case filed by a Gibraltar Health Authority employee against their employer. Last month the Supreme Court ruled the employment tribunal was wrong to find that Dr Daniel Cassaglia, the then GHA Medical Director, bullied a hospital...

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Angry protest in La Linea after deaths at sea

Hundreds of residents of La Atunara took to the streets of La Linea on Wednesday to protest against the Spanish police following the deaths of two men at sea this week. The protest took place hours after funerals were held for the two men who died on Monday at age 19 and 51 in circumstances...

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Spain sees foreign tourist numbers rebounding to 45m this year from pandemic slump

Spain expects foreign tourist arrivals to reach as many as 45 million this year, over half the pre-pandemic level, its tourism minister said on Wednesday, inviting potential visitors to start planning their Spanish vacations. "Spain will be ready to reopen to the world very soon," Reyes Maroto told reporters at a presentation of Spain's promotional...

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UK welfare action plan for pets, wildlife and livestock set out

By Emily Beament, PA Environment Correspondent Rules to tackle puppy smuggling, make keeping primates as pets illegal and ban imports of hunting trophies are part of a new push to protect animals, ministers said. The Government is introducing a new law to recognise animals are sentient beings – which have feelings such as pleasure, pain...

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Dua Lipa’s Brits call for NHS pay rise sparks Government response

By Kerri-Ann Roper and Alex Green, PA Reporters Cabinet minister George Eustice stressed there is a “difficult public finance environment” after Dua Lipa used her Brit Awards acceptance speech to call for an NHS pay rise. Lipa was the big winner at the female-dominated Brit Awards, which marked the return of live music to the...