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GRA survey highlights local vulnerability to online misinformation

The Gibraltar Regulatory Authority has underscored concern over findings in a media literacy survey that showed some local adults and children are not confident in identifying misinformation online. In a 28-page report, the GRA set out its findings in their ‘Media Literacy Matters’ survey, which saw 6,240 respondents. The survey, split in two parts with...

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Pope Francis sends special message for Bishop Zammit’s 50 years in priesthood

At a solemn and joyous Golden Jubilee celebration as a priest Bishop Carmel Zammit received a special message from the Holy Father at the Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned. The message in Latin from Pope Francis was read out at a special thanksgiving Mass on Sunday evening by the Apostolic Nuncio to the United...

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Govt to meet with stakeholders as Crown withdraws over 40 parking tickets

The Magistrates’ Court has withdrawn over 40 parking tickets within a week due insufficient evidence provided by Gibraltar Carparks, resulting in the Gibraltar Government to meeting with stakeholders to understand the issue. For three working days prosecutors have withdrawn parking tickets, each time citing issues that documentary material has not been forthcoming. As previously reported...

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Court remands man accused of rape

A man accused of rape was remanded in custody on Monday by the Magistrates’ Court. Stuart Harrison, 35, of Sir William Jackson Grove, faces one charge of raping a woman in an incident last Friday. Mr Harrison was remanded in custody and the case was sent to the Supreme Court, where he will next appear...

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Starmer says ‘Britain belongs on world stage’ at end of first summit as PM

By David Hughes, PA Political Editor in Washington Sir Keir Starmer declared the UK was back playing a leading role on the world stage at the conclusion of his first international summit as Prime Minister. Sir Keir said he would “reset” the UK’s relationship with Europe, “return to leadership” on climate change and “engage more deeply” with developing...

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Healey sets out UK’s path to close defence co-operation with EU

By David Hughes, PA Political Editor in Washington Defence Secretary John Healey said the UK would seek to join more European Union military programmes as the world deals with “a decade or more” of Russian aggression. At the Nato summit in Washington, Mr Healey said the Government’s review of defence policy and spending would be...

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Starmer plans ‘root and branch’ UK defence review

By David Hughes, PA Political Editor in Washington A sweeping review of the UK’s defence and security will begin next week, Sir Keir Starmer announced as he urged Nato members to increase military spending. The review will set out a “road-map” to increasing the UK’s defence spending to 2.5% of gross domestic product, but no...

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Rachel Reeves prepared for ‘short-term pain’ in drive to get Britain building

By David Hughes and Helen Corbett, PA Political Staff Rachel Reeves ordered Treasury officials to produce an assessment of the financial “mess” left by the Conservatives as she promised a new focus on generating economic growth. The Chancellor said the Government is ripping up planning rules to build more homes and critical infrastructure, saying she is prepared...