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GSD hits back at Govt in row over UK ‘high risk’ listing

There was a fresh salvo from the GSD on Tuesday in the row over the UK’s decision to list Gibraltar as a ‘high risk’ jurisdiction after the global money laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force, added the Rock to its grey list earlier this year. The Gibraltar Government has repeatedly insisted that the UK...

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Privy Council considers appeal by convicted drug trafficker challenging international arrest warrant

The Privy Council is set to rule on an appeal filed by a convicted Croatian drug trafficker who is challenging an international arrest warrant executed by Gibraltar’s courts ordering his return home to face justice. At the heart of the case is whether the man should have the right to serve in Gibraltar any custodial...

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Police arrest three boys suspected of stealing bank card at knifepoint

Police arrested three juveniles who allegedly broke into a home in the centre of town and threatened a man with a knife before stealing his bank card. The three boys – two aged 13, the third aged 16 – are suspected of forcing their way into the man’s home while he was putting out his...

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Four RGP officers commended for saving two lives

Four RGP officers have been recognised for their handling of two situations where two individuals attempted to take their own lives. The officers received a commendation from the Commissioner of Police, Richard Ullger, on Monday. The first incident happened last Christmas when officers were called to a property in town and told a UK national...

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Struggling households face more pressure as UK cost of living rises 10.1% in July

By August Graham, PA City Reporter Under-pressure households faced a worse-than-expected hit in July as food prices spiked and pushed UK inflation to another 40-year high. Consumer Prices Index inflation (CPI) reached 10.1% last month, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed. The increase was largely down to food prices and staples including toilet rolls...

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Entain to pay £17m after failing to meet rules on safer and crime-free gambling

By Josie Clarke, PA Consumer Affairs Correspondent Gambling group Entain is to pay £17 million for social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures in the UK Gambling Commission’s largest ever enforcement action. Entain Group will pay £14 million for failures at its online business LC International Limited, which runs 13 websites including ladbrokes.com, coral.co.uk and foxybingo.com....

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Workers in UK face record pay slump against surging inflation

By Henry Saker-Clark and Rod Minchin, PA UK workers saw their pay lag behind inflation at record levels over the past quarter, according to official figures. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said regular pay, excluding bonuses, grew by 4.7% over the three months to June. Analysts had predicted that wages would increase by 4.5%....

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Heathrow cap on passenger numbers will be extended to end of October

By Nina Lloyd, PA Heathrow Airport has announced that it will extend its cap on passenger numbers for another six weeks as the aviation sector continues to struggle to cope with demand for travel. No more than 100,000 travellers will be able to depart per day until October 29, the west London airport said. It...