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Chief Secretary sets out plans for civil service reform, drawing union flak

Plans for a major reform of the civil service drew flak from the GGCA on Tuesday, amid claims the white-collar union had not been informed or consulted on the move. The reform was announced by Chief Secretary Darren Grech in a GBC interview last week, with more details set out in a government statement yesterday....

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Unite ballots Morrisons members following Store Pay and Conditions Offer

Unite, the union for workers in Gibraltar, balloted Unite members at the Morrisons Store last week following a Union recommended offer after a long day of negotiations. The offer put to the members consisted of a 2.1% consolidated pay increase. A £200 one of payment for those employees moving from weekly pay to four weekly...

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Annual formal inspection for no 2 (overseas) squadron

Number 2 (Overseas) Squadron Air Cadets held their Annual Formal Inspection at Royal Air Force Gibraltar, earlier this month. Families and friends were in attendance to witness the event, which included a display of drill by the cadets followed by the Station Commander, Wing Commander Doherty, inspecting the parade. Wing Commander Doherty commented on the...

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Man found dead in south district home

A 35-year old local man was found dead inside his home in the south district in the early hours of this morning. A statement from the Royal Gibraltar Police said no foul play is suspected. Officers attended the scene at around 1am and Scenes of Crime officers and the GHA ambulance crew were also called....

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England named second best country to visit in 2020

By Neil Lancefield, PA Travel Correspondent England has been named the world's second best tourist destination in 2020 due to its "timeless treasures". Guide book firm Lonely Planet ranked the country as number two on its list of places to visit next year, behind only Bhutan. The list, featured in the Best in Travel 2020...

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Playmobil pirate ship brothers launch adventure book

By Lucinda Cameron, PA Scotland Two brothers whose Playmobil pirate ship sailed across the Atlantic are starring in their own book which aims to inspire other children to have adventures. Ollie, 10, and Harry Ferguson, seven, are working their way through a bucket list of 500 adventures which have included sending Lego figures "into space"...

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Teenager dies after 'tragic incident' on school exchange trip to Spain

By Rod Minchin, PA A teenager has died during a school exchange trip to Spain. The 15-year-old, who attended Beechen Cliff School in Bath, died in the "tragic incident" while in Cordoba, southern Spain. According to reports, the teenager died after falling from a window in a block of flats on the evening of October...

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Law change decriminalising abortion in Northern Ireland comes into effect

By David Young, PA Abortion has been decriminalised in Northern Ireland after a landmark law change came into force at midnight. The legal reforms voted in at Westminster have also paved the way for the introduction of same-sex marriage in the region, with the first weddings expected in February. The Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc)...

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