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Govt and GSD clash again over Morocco comments

The Gibraltar Government and the GSD clashed again yesterday in a row over comments made by the UK’s ambassador to Morocco about Gibraltar’s future relations with that country. In an interview with Moroccan radio station Radio Luxe late November, subsequently reported by this newspaper, ambassador Thomas Reilly said Gibraltar “has a role to play” after...

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UK to protest after Spanish military plane delays BA flight

A British Airways flight had to delay its landing in Gibraltar on Thursday due to an aerial incursion by a Spanish military plane, which flew through British airspace without contacting the Rock’s air traffic control tower. The BA flight was held off the Rock for 15 minutes until the Spanish plane, a Casa 295, left...

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RGP remind cyclists and drivers of the law on Gib’s footpaths and roads

Royal Gibraltar Police is advising people that it is an offence to ride bicycles or e-scooters on pavements and footpaths in town under Control of Traffic Regulations. The advice follows a series of complaints received about cyclists driving without consideration for pedestrians in the area of La Bateria and in footpaths such as the one...

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MH Bland support Childline with a charity bus

The official launch of the Calypso Tours Childline awareness bus took place last month. MH Bland unveiled the latest charity bus, the third of its kind, which aims to bring awareness to the Childline message, ‘that no one should feel alone, there is always someone on hand to listen and help’. “We are proud to...

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Farage accuses MEPs who quit Brexit party of personal links with Tories

By Harriet Line, PA Deputy Political Editor Nigel Farage has accused three MEPs who quit his Brexit Party and urged people to vote Conservative of having personal links with the Tories. He insisted that Boris Johnson's EU withdrawal deal remained "unacceptable" despite the trio resigning the whip to back the Prime Minister's push to "get...

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Polluted cities raise early death risk 'by equivalent of 150 cigarettes a year'

By Jane Kirby, PA Health Editor Living in the UK's most polluted cities and towns increases the risk of an early death by the equivalent of smoking 150 cigarettes a year, a charity has warned. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) said air pollution must be declared "a public health emergency". Its analysis shows that people...

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European health body 'cannot back vaping as safe way to quit smoking'

By Jemma Crew, PA Health and Science Correspondent A European health body has said it cannot back vaping as a safe aid to quitting smoking. The European Respiratory Society (ERS) said it cannot recommend tobacco harm reduction strategies and that there is no evidence alternative nicotine products are safe. They say a reduced but continued...

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Men who exercise 'cut risk of prostate cancer in half'

By Jane Kirby, PA Health Editor Men who keep active could cut their risk of prostate cancer in half, research suggests. Experts said exercise - which can include gardening or walking - has a "far larger" protective effect than previously thought. A team funded by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and Cancer Research UK...

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