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Wizz Air UK launched its new service between London Luton and Gibraltar on Friday 11th December. Operating twice weekly on Fridays and Mondays, the new service will operate on a year round basis.

Clients of the Care Agency’s Waterport Day Centre will once again be taking part in this year’s traditional diocesan Nativity crib competition that takes place over the festive Christmas season.

Gibraltar has achieved an ‘In Place’ rating in the first peer review conducted by Global Forum Assessors with respect to the domestic and international legal frameworks of the first 100 jurisdictions that have implemented the OECD’s standard on the automatic exchange of financial account information (the AEOI Standard).

Marshmallow Insurance Company received its authorisation from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission earlier this week to become Gibraltar’s newest insurance company.

The Minister for Culture, Prof Dr John Cortes visited the multi-media exhibition by Kitchen Studios at GEMA Gallery on Montagu Bastion.

This week Gibraltar’s firefighters will begin wearing a new gold-coloured fire tunic and leggings as modernised personal protective equipment (PPE) is rolled out to all crews.

The Government has announced the replacement of all Royal Gibraltar Post Office vehicles to brand new electric vehicles in line with the Manifesto commitment for a Green Gibraltar.

HM Government of Gibraltar expresses its sincere gratitude to the Directors of Trends for their remarkable gesture of solidarity in returning the entirety of the BEAT payments received by the company for the months of July to November.

Simon Calder, travel writer and broadcaster and currently senior travel editor for The Independent newspaper was in Gibraltar for a few days filming and writing for the Independent.

Last weekend a group of ten young people from Plater Youth Club took part in a fun-packed local adventure by embarking on In2 Adventures’ new coasteering activity at Sandy Bay.

A Weather Advisory for Friday has been released, where deteriorating weather conditions are expected, particularly in to the afternoon, with strong to Gale force winds developing, mainly from a Westerly direction.

Today Gibraltar celebrated International Day of Persons with Disabilities and the Department of Equality launched a new video to raise awareness of people with disabilities and promotes their abilities.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture are inviting local artists to participate in the annual Art Competition for Young Artists that will be held in February 2021.

Following a welcomed major refurbishment programme, the Dolphins Youth Club has reopened its doors to continue to serve its members and the community as a whole in a much more welcoming environment.

Minister for the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change and Education, Prof John Cortes, and the Welsh Government’s Education Minister, Kirsty Williams, held a video meeting yesterday to discuss higher education and university fees for students from Gibraltar attending Welsh universities after Brexit.

HRH The Prince of Wales addressed Overseas Territories Leaders, including the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, at the opening of the Environment session of the UK/OT Joint Ministerial Council last week.

The Government has published the Employment (Self-Isolation) Pay Order 2020 to assist businesses where their employees have had to self-isolate and are unable to work.

Europort roundabout looking like an oasis after today's torrential rain.

The Minister for Justice, Equality, Health and Care Samantha Sacramento MP has set up a Domestic Abuse Working Group for the GHA.

The Gibraltar Gambling Division have assisted, alongside other gambling regulators (UK and Malta), in providing evidence in a multi-jurisdictional investigation conducted by the Darts Regulatory Authority (DRA) into match fixing.