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Members of the public are once again invited to celebrate World Book Day at the John Mackintosh Hall on Thursday 3rd March 2016.

Following Sunday’s incidents at sea, the Chief Minister accompanied His Excellency the Governor on a visit to the RGP Marine Section where he congratulated officers for their professionalism and courage when faced by the aggressive actions of smugglers.

CEO and Captain of the Port, Commodore Bob Sanguinetti, has been elected to the board of the International Bunker Industry Association.

Gibraltar has become a member of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), an international organisation made up of national governments, private companies and civil society working towards the reduction of short-lived pollutants such as carbon and Hydrofluorocarbons.

Following the presentation made at the Media Forum during the course of the Money Fair in Berlin participants were invited to attend the unveiling of a newly sculpted effigy of the Queen which has been used in an additional series of coins to be issued in commemoration of Her Majesty’s 90th birthday.

The Air Terminal will carry out an in-house Training Exercise on the morning of Tuesday 9th February. The exercise will practice agencies’ response to a fire-related incident on an aircraft parked on one of its stands.

The Governor has chaired the first meeting of the Gibraltar Security Council (GSC) since taking office. The Chief Minister, Commissioner of Police and Commander of British Forces also attended the meeting together with senior members of their staff.

The Ministry of Financial Services and Gaming has had a busy week representing Gibraltar internationally. The ICE Totally Gaming Conference is the leading annual International Gaming Conference.
This year Gibraltar was represented by the Minister for Gaming Albert Isola, Gambling Commissioner Phill Brear, Regulatory and Licensing teams, and a number of firms and professionals. The event brings together all component parts of the Online Gaming industry and provides a unique opportunity to stay abreast of new developments, engage with Operators and meet prospective new entrants to the Gibraltar market place. The delegation’s successful participation reinforces Gibraltar’s position as the world’s leading online Gaming Jurisdiction.

Minister Bossano, Minister with responsibility for the Gibraltar National Mint, today addressed the Media Forum at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany.

The ESG has recently been discussing the threat of a potential new Refinery in the Bay with Spanish Environmental groups and concerned citizens.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar’s policy on Victoria Stadium was made clear in the manifesto voted for by almost 70% of the electorate.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar, has not made any public statements in respect of Government overtime.

Hikaru Nakamura is the 2016 Tradewise Gibraltar Masters winner for the second consecutive year.

As the new small boats marina nears completion, HM Government of Gibraltar has today published the Small Vessels (Mooring Controls) Rules 2016.

The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC, and the Deputy Chief Minister, the Hon Dr Joseph Garcia, have held a series of useful and productive meetings in London.

The statement from Roy Clinton on public finances belies his failure to understand the rotten legacy of the GSD in respect of Gibraltar's debt and useable cash reserves.

An ‘incursion’ into BGTW by an Algeciras pilot vessel took place just after midday on Wednesday 3rd February 2016.

Following a report of Burglary at the premises of Pizzeria Plaza at Market Place in the early hours of yesterday a 33yr old man has been arrested.

A 26yr old local man has been arrested on suspicion of Possession and Possession with intent to supply approximately 600grms of cannabis resin and Possession of Firearms.

Coach education opportunities for coaches, leaders and volunteers working to develop sporting opportunities for children and young people.