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The Chief Minister, The Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, has been invited to give evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee on Exiting the European Union.

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia held lengthy discussions today at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on a number of issues affecting Gibraltar, including the planned withdrawal from the European Union.

23yr old British national Andrew Jon PINEDA WHARTON, on surrendering to his Police bail today, has been charged with 11 counts of Criminal Damage and 3 Counts of Taking a Conveyance relating to motorcycles. The offences date back to October 2016.

The Gibraltar Youth Service recently held a Supervision Training Residential weekend for all Youth and Community Workers.

Unite the Union have announced the revamping of the Private Sector Branch, one of the main structures within the organisation.

Unite the Union has had an initial meeting with Grand Home Care this week and have agreed to put forward the points of contention.

Mount Alvernia is currently undergoing a refurbishment programme, which will create additional space for the provision of 24 more beds by relocating staff facilities and administration areas within the buildings. Local contractor GJBS has been commissioned to carry out the works on behalf of the Government.

The Ministry for Infrastructure and Planning have today announced as part of the Sustainable Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan (STTPP) that as from Thursday 19th January 2017, Government will be launching a pilot Pay & Display zone along Glacis Road in the lay-by area in front of Portland House.

MTV UK has today announced it will bring MTV Presents Gibraltar Calling, an outdoor live music spectacular, to Gibraltar on the 2nd and 3rd September this year through the brand’s first-ever partnership with HM Government of Gibraltar.

The University of Gibraltar is honoured to host three internationally-recognised Gibraltarians as part of its 2016-17 Beacon Lecture Series.

The Prime Minister Theresa May has today set out the objectives of the United Kingdom as it prepares to leave the European Union. These objectives will not take anyone by surprise given what has been said over the last six months by different members of the United Kingdom Government.