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McGrail Inquiry commissions forensic report into alleged data breach, with date of full hearing still in question

• RGP requests UK police assistance ‘in the interests of transparency and independence’ The McGrail Inquiry has commissioned a report by IT forensics and cybersecurity experts into the nature and extent of an alleged breach affecting its documents. The alleged breach, first revealed last month, led to the arrest by the Royal Gibraltar Police on...

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Govt urges GSD to ‘be constructive’ and help shape anti-corruption legislation

The Gibraltar Government has urged the GSD to make constructive proposals to any changes it wishes to see in draft legislation to set up an Anti-Corruption Authority, rather than adopt a “negative and unconstructive” stance. It was reacting after the GSD said the Bill published last week by the Government was “half-hearted and flawed” and...

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Spain says UK bags stopped at border cleared as ‘one-off goodwill gesture’

Spain’s decision to release official UK correspondence stopped at the border last October was “an exception” and “a gesture of goodwill”, the Spanish Government said this week, adding it should not be seen as setting a precedent. The Spanish Government was commenting after bags containing official UK correspondence weighing 150 kilos were stopped at the...

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GSD says Govt’s digital shift has been ‘slow, painful and costly’

The GSD said the Gibraltar Government’s “so-called” digital transformation has been “slow, painful and costly”. The Opposition was reacting after workers at the Information Technology and Logistics Department walked out last week as they stepped up a dispute over cybersecurity roles and changes in responsibilities. Backed by the GGCA union, ITLD workers said they had...

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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...

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Sunak signals ‘evolutionary leap’ in British foreign policy

By Dominic McGrath, PA Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has offered a vision of “robust pragmatism” in standing up to global competitors like China, as he signalled an “evolutionary leap” in British foreign policy. In his first major foreign policy speech, Mr Sunak indicated to international dignitaries and business leaders on Monday that he would set...