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Two Gibraltarians have been arrested by RGP officers today on suspicion of money laundering following cross-border collaboration with the Guardia Civil.

Following consultation on the use of Midtown Coach and Car Park, Government has announced the introduction of 3 hours free parking to existing Gibraltarian ID Card holders.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, many crew changes around the world were restricted and in many cases stopped altogether. The shipping industry has been an integral part keeping all industries running during this time of crisis but now faces problems of its own, trying to relieve ship personnel who need to be rotated and given their mandatory rest and down time ashore.

The Government has today published a Command Paper for a Bill for an Act to set up the Gibraltar National Trails. Govt said that this is a Manifesto commitment which sets out to encourage walking and protect rights of way into the future.

Special Olympics International has announced that Kazan, Russia will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games in 2022.

In the early hours of this morning at approximately 03:30, the GPA’s Vessel Traffic Services centre received a call from vessel Stena Drillmax, anchored at the Eastern Anchorage, informing that a small sailing boat had collided with her in heavy fog.

The Government has said it is pleased to advise all firms applying for B.E.A.T. Covid 19 support measures that all applications received by Government before the 30th June 2020 (including those applications received prior to the 18th June 2020) will be processed and paid on or before the 10th July 2020.

As from Monday the 29th, arrangements at the Europa Pool and the Bathing Pavilion, which are currently reserved exclusively for people over 70 on certain days of the week, will be extended to also be made available to those who are eligible to Silver Time.

His Excellency the Governor Sir David Steel visited Minister Albert Isola at the offices of the Ministry for Digital and Financial Services earlier this week.

The Government says it notes that the referendum on the United Kingdom and Gibraltar’s continued membership of the European Union took place four years ago, and that today is the exact anniversary of the announcement of the result.

The Cruise Liner “Explorer of the Seas” is planning to carry out a technical call at Gibraltar on the 26 June 2020 at around 05:00 hrs.

The Department of Education has opened the application window for scholarship awards tenable during the 2020/2021 academic year. The application window allows eligible applicants to apply for funding for educational courses in UK universities, the University of Gibraltar and Distance Learning courses.

The Care Agency were delighted to receive a kind donation of 50 mattresses from Stena Drillship via Transcoma Shipping agents Gibraltar.

Gibraltar’s new Governor, Vice Admiral Sir David Steel paid a courtesy visit to St Bernard’s Hospital and the Primary Care Centre.

As Gibraltar progresses to ‘Unlock the Rock’ the Government has said it has noticed that the take up of areas used for Golden Hour and Silver time has reduced.

The Minister for Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change, Heritage, Public Health and Culture, the Hon Prof John Cortes MP has today visited the street art mural produced by Eleanor Dobbs and Jessica Darch at Prince Edward’s Gate and titled ‘Old Soldiers View.’

The Government has announced that the important work to deliver the contact tracing App “BEAT Covid Gibraltar” is complete.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has today launched the Cultural Awards to celebrate the best of Gibraltar’s arts and culture.

In line with UNLOCK PHASE 4, legislation will be published in order that bars may resume business as of 22nd June 2020.

The Government has issued a Command Paper in respect of recognition of Trade Unions, namely, the ‘EMPLOYMENT (TRADE UNION RECOGNITION) REGULATIONS 2020’ (C02/2020).