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Tuesday 03 March 13:39

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GFA sacks Bula


The Gibraltar Football Association has dismissed its National Team Manager Allen Bula after a 'thorough investigation'. A source close to Mr Bula says he was informed today at 11:30 in a letter, signed by the GFA Council.... Read More

Govt's HR proposals: Unite 'disgusted' by GGCA's take

Unite the Union has hit out at the GGCA Union, saying it’s disgusted by the GGCA’s approach to Human Resources and the centralisation of the service. Unite says it fails to understand how any trade union can so blatantly discriminate against a sector of the workforce, as it claims, the GGCA is doing with the Gibraltar Development Corporation.

OEM liquidation claims to go to Supreme Court

The multimillion pound claim against the Government from the liquidator of the OEM group of companies will go to the Supreme Court. The Government had been in dispute with the liquidator as to whether it was liable to pay compensation in respect of property developments, taken over by the former administration from OEM companies in 2007.

Government and Opposition clash over comments on OEM liquidation claims

The GSD has called the Chief Minister's statement on the OEM liquidation claims 'irresponsible'; the Government says the Opposition is complaining about something it did itself while in office.

Port Authority removes fishing nets off Europa Point

The Port Authority has removed fishing nets, believed to belong to a Spanish fishing boat, which it claims posed a serious risk to navigation for passing vehicles.

Spanish fishermen fishing with nets off Eastern Beach

GBC has obtained photos of Spanish fishermen, fishing with nets just off Eastern Beach. Eye-witnesses have told our news room this is a daily occurrence, although this weekend there seemed to be more activity than ever.

Local man arrested after fight at Eastern Beach

A 34 year old man was arrested following a fight in the area of Eastern Beach on Sunday afternoon. No serious injuries have been reported although a local man has required hospital treatment.

Chief Justice laments lateness of guilty pleas in drugs trial

Three defendants have entered guilty pleas just as their criminal trial was set to begin. The case concerns drugs charges; it involves six men and dates back to 2011.

Man charged with stealing £1,400 worth of meat

A man has been accused of stealing £1,400 worth of meat from Coviran supermarket. Francis Mercieca, of 8/6 Lime Kiln Steps, allegedly stole various types of meat over three days from the supermarket.

Responsible Pet Owners Group discuss microchipping and Seashore Rules

Two pieces of legislation, related to dog owners, were published last week. A Bill to amend the Animals and Birds Act will require all dogs to be microchipped, and an amendment to the Seashore Rules will allow beach access to dogs during the winter season.

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