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Helmets and speed limits for e-scooters under draft legislation published by Govt

People riding e-scooters will have to wear helmets and adhere to traffic laws or face fines for offences including dangerous driving, under draft legislation published by the Gibraltar Government on Thursday. The long-awaited legislation seeks to regulate the use of Personal Light Electric Transporters, which includes e-scooters fitted with seats. E-scooters are increasingly popular as...

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Sir Joe launches Gibraltar Christmas Coin Collection

Sir Joe Bossano unveiled the 2022 Christmas Coin Collection at the Gibraltar Savings Bank earlier this week. Sir Joe launched the coin as the Minister with responsibility for the Gibraltar National Mint. This year is the 34th year since the first collection back in 1988 was launched which included the traditional 50p Christmas card and...

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Fourth cycle of Women’s Mentorship Programme opens

The fourth cycle of the Women’s Mentorship Programme has opened with an initial induction programme for all participants. The Programme organised by the Ministry of Equality saw induction sessions delivered by Marlene Dalli from the Ministry of Equality. The event was attended by mentors and mentees that had been matched ahead of the start of...

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Govt vows to push on with anti-corruption Bill, urges GSD to ‘put up or shut up’

The Gibraltar Government said on Wednesday it would push on with legislation to create an Ant-Corruption Authority, despite the GSD’s “attempts to mislead” the public on this issue. Chief Minister Fabian Picardo also called on Keith Azopardi, the Leader of the Opposition, to “stop playing games” on this issue and “put up or shut up”....

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Travellers warned of Christmas disruption amid more UK strikes

By Aine Fox, PA Travellers have been warned to expect cancellations and delays around Christmas as strikes cause disruption. Affected airports have voiced their disappointment at the industrial action due to be taken by Border Force workers at Gatwick, Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham and Cardiff across eight days from December 23 to New Year’s Eve. Some...

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New trailer for Harry and Meghan series appears to use unrelated press footage

By Naomi Clarke, PA Entertainment Reporter A new trailer for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s upcoming Netflix docuseries has appeared to use footage of the press filming events unrelated to the couple to depict how they were hounded by the paparazzi. Harry & Meghan, which is to be an “unprecedented and in-depth documentary series”,...

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Cepsa to invest three billion euros in green hydrogen project for Campo and Huelva

By Maria Jesus Corrales Cepsa will invest three billion euros to establish the “Andalusian Green Hydrogen Valley”, creating to plants to produce this green fuel, one in the Campo de Gibraltar, the other in Palos de la Frontera in Huelva. The project was presented yesterday at the company’s refinery in San Roque during an event...

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New Alzheimer’s drug hailed as ‘beginning of the end’ in search for treatment

By John Besley and Ella Pickover, PA Experts have hailed the “beginning of the end” in the search for effective Alzheimer’s treatments after a new drug reduced memory decline among patients with early stages of the disease. Lecanemab, which is designed to target and clear amyloid – one of the proteins that builds up in...