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Curfew order for teens in violent incident that shocked community

The Juvenile Court imposed a three-month nighttime curfew on three young teenagers who attacked a girl during a violent incident that was filmed on mobile phones and circulated on social media, causing outrage in the community. The teenagers, two boys both aged 13, and one girl aged 14, kicked and punched the girl and stomped...

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SNAG hosts Christmas Tea Party

The Special Needs Action Group hosted a Christmas Tea Party at the Sunborn Yacht Hotel Aurora Ballroom this week for the service users of St Bernadette's Centre, Dr Giraldi residential services and their support workers. “The event went fantastically well and it was a pleasure to see the service users and their support workers enjoying...

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Learning to be kind at St Paul’s School

Children at St Paul’s School are being taught the importance of kindness through their ‘Acts of Kindness’ initiative. As part of this project, the children in Nursery organised a ‘Harvest Food Drive’. The children and their loved ones collected non-perishable items such as canned foods, rice and pasta. All the items of food which were...

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Oxford scientist describes how hesitancy and politics led to millions of vaccines binned

Professor Catherine Green was part of the team that developed the UK’s leading vaccine for Covid-19, but during a visit to Gibraltar she described how vaccine hesitancy and politics led to millions of doses going to waste. Prof Green was speaking at the Gibraltar Literary Festival to discuss her book detailing the effort at the...

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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...