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Government plans for all Brexit outcomes at the end of the y...

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The Government continues to plan for all eventualities as negotiations continue to define a future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union before the transitional period comes to an end on 31 December. In this context, the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia chaired a meeting of the…

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No Evictions at the Retreat Centre – 525/2020

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HM Government of Gibraltar is pleased to confirm that all the recent occupants of the Retreat Centre are now accommodated elsewhere, having left the Centre of their own accord. Despite stories to the contrary, there was no need to evict anyone. All the rooms have been checked and confirmed to…

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Reopening of Bluefin Tuna 2020 & Tagging Programme ̵...

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 The Bluefin Tuna Open Season has now recommenced. To date the total amount of Bluefin Tuna Thunnus thynnus landed this season stands at approximately 13.6 tonnes.   The Total Allowable Catch (TAC, or ‘quota’) has been increased in accordance with the recent increase in quotas set by ICCAT (the International…

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COVID 19 kills warns the Government – 522/2020

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The Government has today launched a hard-hitting campaign designed to drive home the importance of being cautious given the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. While this message is relevant to everyone, it is targeted particularly at young people, given the number of parties and gatherings taking place at this time of the…

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MOBILE TESTING STATIONS – 521/2020

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar wishes to inform the public that, so far, over a hundred Covid-19 tests are being carried out every working day at the mobile testing station. On Tuesday of next week, 11 August, there will be an additional opportunity to be tested when the mobile station…

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Purchase of Sustainability Books by John Mackintosh Hall Lib...

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry for Heritage and Culture, has purchased a new series of books for the John Mackintosh Hall Library, to raise awareness about sustainability, dealing with themes related to environmental and social issues. The books are aimed at children aged between 4 and 12…

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Face Shields Are Not An Alternative To Masks – 517/202...

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HM Government reminds the public that legislation published on 31 July* made it mandatory for face masks, and not plastic shields, to be worn in certain spaces such a on public transport, and by staff in hair and beauty salons, in restaurants including terraces and in retail shops. Establishments and…

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Alternative accommodation offered to Retreat Centre occupant...

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The Government regrets that the Opposition have now also chosen to politicise the presence in the Retreat Centre of a group of persons who have been provided with free shelter there for several months. In order to support those persons, Government has offered alternative accommodation at either the Emile Hostel…

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