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Governor presents medals in investiture ceremony

The Governor, Vice Admiral Sir David Steel, presented medals and clasps to Officers of the Royal Gibraltar Police, Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service and HM Prison Service, a British Empire Medal and a Meritorious Service Medal during an investiture ceremony earlier this week. The Governor presented the Overseas Territories Long Service Police Medal for 18...

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New recruit for Royal Gibraltar Regiment

The Royal Gibraltar Regiment’s Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) visited Infantry Training Centre Catterick to witness the passing out parade of one of the latest recruits. Private Battiste successfully completed his six-month Combat Infantry Course and was awarded the Best Endeavour recruit within his platoon. During his training, he covered topics such as personal administration, weapons...

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Sustainability Resources Collection at John Mackintosh Hall Library

A collection of resources that can be used to support people's engagement, learning and education in issues of sustainability has been established at the John Mackintosh Hall. Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Office of the Commissioner for Sustainable Development and Future Generations announced the initiative this week. The Sustainability Resources Collection (SRC) is now housed...

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RGP raises £1,000 with shave off

The Royal Gibraltar Police’s Response Team1 raised £1000 for the Prostate Cancer Support Group and GibSams over the month of November. The team grew their beards and moustaches in a bid to raise awareness for prostate cancer in the annual ‘Movember’ campaign. Ayoub the barber shaved off their moustaches as they started night shift on...

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Sunak signals ‘evolutionary leap’ in British foreign policy

By Dominic McGrath, PA Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has offered a vision of “robust pragmatism” in standing up to global competitors like China, as he signalled an “evolutionary leap” in British foreign policy. In his first major foreign policy speech, Mr Sunak indicated to international dignitaries and business leaders on Monday that he would set...

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UK Government accused of ‘watering down’ Online Safety Bill

By Sophie Wingate, PA Political Correspondent The UK Government has dropped measures to ban “legal but harmful” web content, in what campaigners called a “watering down” of the Online Safety Bill that is “very hard to understand”. Removing the restrictions marks a more “common sense” approach as they could have led to an “erosion of...

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Starmer seeks to woo business chiefs with focus on economic stability

By David Hughes and Sam Blewett, PA Political Staff Sir Keir Starmer acknowledged that some cherished Labour policies would have to be shelved if he entered Downing Street in order to focus on dealing with the battered economy he would inherit. The Labour leader, who sought to woo business leaders with a promise of a...

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Misery for millions as UK economy slumps into recession

By David Hughes, PA Political Editor The UK faces a collapse in living standards, higher bills, tax hikes and increased unemployment as the economy slumps into recession. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt told MPs he was having to make difficult decisions to ensure a “shallower downturn”, but the economy was still expected to shrink 1.4% in 2023....