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This year schools will be issuing students’ A Level and GCSE results via email. A Level results are due to be released on Thursday 13th August at 9am and GCSE results will be released on 20th August at 9am.

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.

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 Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo has written to His Excellency Mr Michel Aoun OM OMC to express his Government’s heartache and that of the People of Gibraltar, following the horrific and devastating explosions in the city of Beirut.

The World Health Organisation has advised that the demographic of people who are becoming infected with COVID-19 is younger than it was before. This has come about as a result of an increase in socialising particularly during the summer months in this part of the world.

As part of its strategy, the Government says it is widening the definition of domestic violence to include non-physical, economic abuse, controlling and coercive behaviour as part of developing the existing National Strategy on Domestic Abuse.

HM Customs Flexible Anti-Smuggling Team have arrested two Spanish Nationals and seized a vehicle with approximately 57 cartons of cigarettes.

Scientists from the Gibraltar National Museum have collaborated with Iberian colleagues from the universities of Lisbon, Sevilla, Huelva, Coimbra and Barcelona in research which has just been published online in the international journal Quaternary Science Reviews.

The Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) says it is extremely grateful to the Peter J. Isola Foundation for its donation of a fantastic new General Electric (GE) Point-Of-Care ultrasound machine.

The Chief Minister this morning announced that the Government would legislate for the use of face coverings in certain circumstances, as advised by the Director of Public Health.

Minister for Civil Contingencies, Samantha Sacramento MP together with Mr Ivor Lopez; Civil Contingencies Coordinator, has visited the Citizens’ Advice Bureau to thank them for their work in supporting the public during the Covid-19 lockdown.

The Minister for Sport, the Hon Steven Linares, visited the Gibraltar Sport and Leisure Authority’s Stay and Play programme earlier today.

Government has said it is delighted to announce details of a multi-million pound investment which sees the Bassadone Automotive Group agree terms with the Government for the acquisition of two large sites for £20 million.

Two of the MoU Committees which were established as part of the architecture that led to our departure from the European Union met in Gibraltar yesterday.

The Gibraltar Health Authority says it is extremely grateful to the Kusuma Trust for the donation of ‘Paul’ to St Bernard’s Hospital.

A thank you letter signed by over 900 senior citizens was presented to the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia on Friday.

Following the advice of the Director of Public Health and the Minister for Civil Contingencies, the Government has today said it will make an assessment this week of what posture will be able to be taken from the 1st of August.

The Captain of the Port has issued a protocol to all marinas, small boats associations and local yacht agents informing them of the procedures to be followed by all vessels returning to British Gibraltar Territorial Waters.

The Chief Minister of Gibraltar, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, met with the Spanish Foreign Minister, Ms Arancha Gonzalez Laya today in Algeciras.

A meeting of the Gibraltar Contingency Council (GCC), took place on the 22nd July 2020, to review security and civil contingency matters.