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Man in court charged with exporting 100g of cocaine

Police last night arrested a British man as he allegedly attempted to export 100 grams of cocaine into Spain. Nicolas Cooper, 27, resident in Spain, was stopped at around 8pm by Drug Squad officers of the Royal Gibraltar Police on Winston Churchill Avenue close to the border. He was allegedly found to be in possession...

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Latest Ullger artworks to become stamps, CM announces

Gibraltar’s new schools will go around the world in the form of stamps based on the artwork of local artist Karl Ullger, the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo announced last night. The five major pieces from Mr Ullger’s latest exhibition depicting the creation of the new Bayside and Westside schools, Notre Dame, St Annes and St...

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DPC to consider application for two 5G antennae in town

Gibtelecom’s planned roll out of a 5G network across the Rock is progressing with two planning applications for antennae due to be discussed at tomorrow’s meeting of the Development and Planning Commission. The telecoms company is seeking approval to install the antennae on the roof area of the Law Courts and the Haven Building in...

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CM ‘on location’ in Laguna Estate

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo will be holding his “on location” meeting today at Laguna Estate Social Club. In the morning Mr Picardo will meet those who have already made an appointment to meet with him. This is the second of the ongoing "on location" clinics which will be held all over Gibraltar to ensure that...

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Amnesty International calls on Spain to release two of the jailed Catalan leaders

Amnesty International on Tuesday called for the immediate release of two jailed Catalan leaders, saying that what it described as a "vague" and "overly broad" interpretation of sedition could have a chilling effect on protests across Spain. Last month, Spain's Supreme Court sentenced nine separatist leaders from the region of Catalonia to between nine and 13 years...

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Spanish Socialist old guard sentenced in corruption case

A court in the Spanish region of Andalusia on Tuesday found a group of former senior members of the Socialist party guilty in a corruption case centred around the misuse of public funds. Known as the ERE case - the Spanish term for a layoff program - the scandal embroiled several well-known figures of the...

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Overseas citizens should expect lower compensation, London court hears

By August Graham, PA City Reporter Citizens of British overseas territories should not expect the same legal compensation as their counterparts in the UK, a London court has heard. Lawyers acting on behalf of the government of St Helena have argued that its inhabitants, who are British citizens, should be given considerably less than what...

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Survey reveals support to end road ban for electric scooters - UK

By Alan Jones, PA Industrial Correspondent Almost two out of five people believe electric scooters should be made legal for use in roads in the UK, a new study suggests. A survey of 2,000 adults by Halfords found that most would use an e-scooter if it was legal to do so, with half saying they...

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Johnson and Corbyn clash over Brexit in first TV debate of UK general election
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Govt seeks answers to Gib’s high suicide rate
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UK must stand by Gibraltar after 'toxic and divisive' Brexit, Lord Patten says
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Against a backdrop of international upheaval and challenge, Gibraltar’s 14th Parliament is sworn in