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‘We keep fighting for change,' Azopardi says ahead of GSD AGM

The GSD will be holding its Annual General Meeting for members at the John Mackintosh Hall on May 30 from 6pm. Party Leader Keith Azopardi will address members to update them on policy issues and important current political issues. Additionally, members will be able to vote in executive elections and select eight candidates who will...

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Second co-ordination meeting on developments in the Bayside area held

The Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Dr John Cortes, this week chaired the second co-ordination meeting on developments in the Bayside area. The meeting was attended by the Technical Services and Transport teams and representatives of the developers and contractors of the various developments planned for the area. These include One Bayside, Bayside Central, Monument...

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Empowering Journeys, Igniting Careers – Supported Employment Conference to take place next week

The Ministry of Equality, Employment, Culture and Tourism is hosting a “Empowering Journeys, Igniting Careers – Supported Employment Conference” on Wednesday June 5, at the Sunborn from 9am- 1pm. The conference aims to bring together members of the public service, organisations and employers, who are playing a major role in transforming Gibraltar’s workplaces, and create...

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Rock Retreat 2024 exploring literary and artistic voices through creative inspiration

The creative retreat for authors and illustrators is back this year with over 20 participants involved in the immersive residency which focuses on children’s publishing. The Rock Retreat is organised by Eleanor Taylor Dobbs and Sarah Odedina and is supported by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry for Culture. The programme which runs...

UK/Spain News

UK/Spain News

‘We owe Gibraltar a good deal,’ Sir Bob Neill says in final Commons speech

Conservative MP Sir Robert Neill, the chairman of the All Party Group on Gibraltar in the House of Commons, spoke of the “absolutely essential” importance of cross-border fluidity to the Rock in his final speech in Parliament on Friday. Sir Bob, as he is best known, is stepping down as an MP and will not...

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Treaty negotiations to continue as Sunak calls July 4 election

The UK General Election called by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday will not stop negotiations for a UK/EU treaty on Gibraltar, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo told Parlament.The Prime Minister called a General Election for July 4, saying it was “the moment for Britain to choose its future”. The election comes at a critical time for the...

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Spain’s Pedro Sanchez stays as Prime Minister with call for ‘dignity and respect’ in politics

Pedro Sanchez on Monday said he would remain as Prime Minister of Spain, calling on society to reflect and reject what he termed the “politics of shame”. Mr Sanchez was speaking during a live broadcast to the country after announcing last Wednesday in a letter on X that he was considering resigning. The letter came...

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Pedro Sanchez considers quitting and asks: ‘Is it all worth it?’

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Wednesday that he was considering quitting, as he asked: “Is it all worth it?” Mr Sanchez made the shock announcement in a letter posted on X in which he announced he was suspending public duties while he reflected on his future in frontline politics. Carta a la ciudadanía....