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Those still wanting to be vaccinated must register interest before Friday to secure doses, says GHA

Date: 20 April 2021

Anyone who has not yet been vaccinated against COVID-19, and who wants to be, must register their interest before the end of this Friday, as the remaining doses of the vaccine are now limited. This is according to the Ministry of Health, which says there ...

Remaining vaccine doses limited, says Ministry of Health as it advises people to register before Friday

Date: 20 April 2021

Anyone who has not yet been vaccinated against COVID-19, and who wants to be, must register their interest before the end of this Friday, as the remaining doses of the vaccine are now limited. This is according to the Ministry of Health, which says there'...

No one but Government is to blame for appalling housing conditions endured by some, says GSD

Date: 20 April 2021

The GSD says the Government should stop hiding behind smokescreens and accept responsibility for failing to provide accommodation to people on the medical and social housing lists.It says after nearly a decade in power, no-one except the Government is to ...

​India to be added to UK's travel 'red list' from Friday

Date: 20 April 2021

India is to be added to the UK's travel "red list" from Friday, due to concerns over a new COVID-19 variant and a surge in cases. The country has recorded its highest number of daily COVID deaths at just over 1,500. Work is ongoing to determine whether th...

Windsor Bridge closed for maintenance until 14th May

Date: 19 April 2021

Windsor Bridge in the Upper Rock will be closed for maintenance as from today until Friday 14th May.However, access adjacent to the bridge will remain open, the Government has confirmed....

Preparations underway for Abortion referendum on 24th June

Date: 19 April 2021

Preparations are now underway for the upcoming Abortion referendum on the 24th of June.The Referendum Administrator, Paul Martinez, explains that with the 2020 Referendum being revoked due to Covid, it means a whole new start for his team. The Administrat...

Government says it has provided hundreds of new homes, with more on the way

Date: 19 April 2021

The Government has hit back at comments made by the GSD on the housing system, arguing it has provided hundreds of new homes, with more on the way. It says the Opposition’s statements are the worst kind of political hypocrisy. The exchange fol...

Government accuses Opposition of being two-faced on issue of unvaccinated visitors

Date: 19 April 2021

The Government has accused the Opposition of distorting and exaggerating the issue of unvaccinated visitors at the hospital or in elderly residential services.It says this is a highly irresponsible and cavalier approach to a very sensitive matter, when th...

Face-to-face appointments to increase, announces GHA

Date: 19 April 2021

The availability of face-to-face GP or Nurse Practitioner appointments has increased from today, the GHA says it is 'delighted' to announce.The increase forms part of the gradual return to normal service it explains, however a level of caution is still r...

Las noticias de hoy en español 19.04.21

Date: 19 April 2021

'Lista Verde' para viajes seguroSe espera que Gibraltar sea uno de los ocho destinos que figuran en la 'lista verde' del Reino Unido para viajes seguros si se levanta la prohibición de las vacaciones en el extranjero el 17 de mayo.Según el análisis de ...

Pilot project to support young people with mental health issues launched

Date: 19 April 2021

The Peter J Isola Foundation has teamed up with Kusuma Trust Gibraltar to fund a pilot project that will support young people with mental health issues.The JM Memorial Foundation is a local charity which focuses on “value-based education, participation ...

Royal Gibraltar Police officers to receive training on bullying at work

Date: 19 April 2021

All Royal Gibraltar Police officers will receive training on the subject of Bullying over the next few weeks. The aim of the three hour sessions is to teach members from all ranks what bullying is, and what steps they can take if they feel bullied.The tra...

Global Covid deaths surpass 3 million but Gibraltar sees no new cases over the weekend

Date: 18 April 2021

The number of people who have died worldwide from Covid-19 has now surpassed three million.The grim figure was released by Johns Hopkins University this weekend. The milestone comes as the World Health Organization warned that the world was "approaching t...

Large tree topples over near Alameda Gardens as locals say their concerns were ignored

Date: 18 April 2021

A large tree has toppled over near the Alameda Gardens.GBC understands locals in the area have raised concerns on several occasions about a number of trees, which they believe could be a danger to the public. However, they say nothing has been done...

Gibraltar one of only eight countries expected to make UK 'Green' list for safe travel

Date: 18 April 2021

Gibraltar is expected to be one of just eight destinations to feature in the UK's 'green' list for safe travel, if the ban on overseas holidays is lifted on 17th May.According to industry analysis reported in the Telegraph, the case for Gibraltar is ...

Minute silence for Prince Philip at the Convent on the day of his funeral

Date: 17 April 2021

A minute's silence was held outside the Convent at 4pm today for the funeral of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.The Governor Sir David Steele, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, and Commander British Forces Steve Dainton, were present.The beginning and e...

No restrictions on gatherings from Friday.

Date: 16 April 2021

Another milestone in Gibraltar’s Covid story on Friday. Restrictions on gatherings have ceased to have effect. Live music can now return.Spectators and audiences can also return to sporting and cultural events - in a phased approach. Governmen...

One guilty, one innocent in trial of €1.5 million robbery

Date: 16 April 2021

Hamza Mesmoudi has been found guilty of robbery and conspiracy to rob. Hakim El Lagmich was found not guilty on both counts. This afternoon the jury returned unanimous verdicts, following a two week long trial in which both men were accused of being invo...

Travel ban between Andalusian provinces expected to continue as cases rise

Date: 16 April 2021

The Andalusian Government is expected to maintain the ban on travelling between the eight provinces next week.According to press reports, the Junta de Andalucia is concerned at the rising number of Covid cases across the region, with the health spokespers...

GSD calls on Government to be honest about political & economic price of a customs union 

Date: 16 April 2021

The GSD says the Government should be honest about whether it believes being part of a customs union would be good for Gibraltar. However, it asks what would be the political and economic price of such an arrangement?The Party says it's clear the customs...

Vijay Daryanani and Damon Bossino clash over cancelled Volotea flights on Lunchtime Live

Date: 16 April 2021

The Minister for Business, Travel and Tourism clashed with his Opposition counterpart over the cancelled Volotea flights.Vijay Daryanani and Damon Bossino joined presenter Ros Astengo on Radio Gibraltar's lunchtime live programme....

Craig Sacarello approved as Chairman of TG as Ivan Hernandez steps down

Date: 16 April 2021

Ivan Hernandez is stepping down from his role as Chairman of Together Gibraltar.Mr Hernandez is stepping down from the role to free time for his new academic and professional pursuits. He will however continue to form part of the party executive.The role ...

GSD claims families of unvaccinated people are not being heard by Government

Date: 16 April 2021

The GSD has accused the Government of playing on people's emotions by raising the fact that 94 lives were lost to COVID-19. It says it distracts from the point, which is that those who are unvaccinated are unable to see their loved ones.In its latest stat...

Landlord asks Housing Minister to reflect on shortcomings of Government’s housing policy

Date: 16 April 2021

A founding member of the landlords association has asked the Housing Minister to reflect on the shortcomings of the Government’s housing policy rather than shift blame to private landlords.Rodney Perrera said he agrees with Action for Housing that the G...

Parliament launches revamped website

Date: 16 April 2021

Parliament has launched its revamped website, in keeping with the Disability Act.In a statement, it says the new design is more accessible for users. Font sizes, filters, highlights and colours can be applied or changed at the click of a button.Whilst ret...

Phase two of 'One Stop Shop' for start ups begins Monday

Date: 16 April 2021

Phase two of the One Stop Shop for start up businesses will begin from this Monday. This will offer face-to-face meetings via appointment with the business liaison team. The aim is to do away with visiting different Government departments and consolidate ...

GSD calls on Government to house those in need & to reform the housing system

Date: 15 April 2021

The GSD is calling on the Government to house those in need and to reform the housing system.The Party accuses the Government of showing a galling disregard for Mr El Khalil Lyaacoubi's inhumane and appalling living conditions, by claiming to be 'extremel...

Closing arguments heard in 1.5 million euro robbery trial; lawyers ask the jury to use common sense

Date: 15 April 2021

Closing arguments have been heard from all parties in the 1.5 million euro New Harbours robbery trial at the Supreme Court.Local man Hamza Mesmoudi and Morrocan national Hakim El Lagmich each face one count of robbery and one count of conspiracy to rob fr...

Chief Minister claims broad consultation on a Customs Agreement

Date: 15 April 2021

The Government accused Roy Clinton of being nonsensical and intellectually and politically dishonest. Number Six says it has made it clear that a treaty on customs arrangements is an option, adding however, that it's not an option we have chosen to consid...

Minute's silence will held on Saturday at 4pm following the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

Date: 15 April 2021

A minute's silence will held on Saturday at 4pm following the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.The Governor Sir David Steele, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, and Commander British Forces Steve Dainton, will mark the occasion outside the main e...