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Paul Foot, Simon Evans, Nathan Caton, Dana Alexander and more confirmed to perform on the Comedy Stage at Gibraltar Music Festival.

Mrs Lorraine Davis and Cdr Eddie Davies, President and Chairman of the British Red Cross in Gibraltar respectively, are pictured receiving a cheque for £2,500 from Peter Caetano, Chief Executive Officer of Lombard Odier & Cie (Gibraltar) Limited, in support of the charity’s continuous work within the local community.

It is not often you find a new species on the Rock, especially a mammal. Yet that is exactly what happened last Friday, 5th of August, 2016.

The Gibraltar Port Authority is delighted to welcome a new pilot to its ranks. Captain Pete Hilbert has recently successfully completed his four month long period of familiarisation, probation and assessment. He brings the Gibraltar Pilots’ Partnership a wealth of experience having served and been master of passenger ferries and other commercial vessels.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is inviting entries for the 43rd Gibraltar International Art Competition. Entries will be exhibited at the Gustavo Bacarisas Galleries from the 9th November to 18th November 2016.

The Department for the Environment is pleased to announce that works to remove algae from Western Beach will conclude today (Friday) and the beach will be open to the public from tomorrow morning in time for the weekend.

Leading Firefighter Christian Desoiza and Firefighter Shane Brown have recently been promoted within the Operations Department of the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS).

The Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, met with the new Minister for Europe, Sir Alan Duncan, at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London on Wednesday.

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, met with the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan at City Hall in London on Wednesday.

The Department of the Environment and Climate Change have issued a statement, reminding anglers who practice sports fishing, as well as recreational boat users, of the need to adhere to the Cetacean Protocol.

The 6th August 2016 will be the eleventh Harley & Custom Bike Show laid on by the Harley Riders Gibraltar (HRG), formerly known as Harley Davidson Club (Gibraltar) (HDC).

The Calpe 2016 Conference will be held at the University of Gibraltar from the 29th September to the 1st October 2016. The programme offers scope for a varied audience, ranging in subject matter from Pleistocene humans to life in Gibraltar in the 19th Century.

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia arrived in Malta late on Wednesday evening for a series of high-level political contacts, which included a meeting with the Prime Minister Joseph Muscat.

The new Foreign Secretary, RT Hon Boris Johnson MP, has replied to a letter sent on the 8th July by The Rt Hon the Lord Luce and other former Governors of Gibraltar.

The ‘seaweed’ that has been turning up in Gibraltar waters over the past two years is a brown alga, commonly known as Forkweed (Dictyota dichotoma), which has increased tremendously in its distribution throughout the Bay.

Missing 40 year old Wayne Tapper has been found.

49yr old Ukranian national Oleksondr OSTAPENKO, a visitor to Gibraltar, has today been charged with one count of Outraging Public Decency. This is in addition to an earlier charge of disorderly conduct whilst intoxicated in connection with the same incident.

Following the results of the United Kingdom’s Referendum held last month, the Ministry of Business and Employment has established a BREXIT Working Group in order to consider the possible implications for Gibraltar businesses, arising from the United Kingdom’s potential withdrawal from the European Union.

The Gibraltar Stock Exchange welcomes BitcoinETI, an asset-backed Exchange Traded Instrument that is invested exclusively in bitcoin, making it the first European regulated product for the leading digital currency.

The Royal Gibraltar Police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of 40yr old British national Wayne Anthony TAPPER, who was last seen by a relative on Sunday 17th July 2016.