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Today the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia left Gibraltar for New York in order to attend the session of the UN Special Committee on Decolonisation, usually known as the Committee of 24.

"100 free tickets will be available for members of the Public who may wish to attend this Philharmonic Concert.  His Excellency the Governor invites all interested to take the opportunity to apply and avail themselves of the opportunity to attend this special event."

Three Royal Academicians will be arriving in Gibraltar next week to form part of a major landmark exhibition organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture. This exhibition, entitled ‘Lines and Colours – The Royal Academicians’ will showcase the works of Anne Desmet, Barbara Rae and Ann Christopher.

The annual Gastronomy Festival “Calentita” will take place on Saturday 18th June 2016 at Grand Casemates Square between 7pm and 1am. Apart from an array of food and drink, the public will be able to enjoy activities including music, dance and cooking demonstrations. 

Yesterday morning the Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, presented the Royal Engineers with two artillery pieces to mark their work at the Northern Defences.

Photos of the Gibraltar College Annual Awards Ceremony 2016

The ESG considers that we are facing an increasingly dangerous situation regarding plane activity and gull numbers, given the recent aborting of a plane due to a bird strike incident.

Queens Birthday Honours List

The BSc(Hons) Nursing programme, run collaboratively between the Gibraltar Health Authority School of Health Studies and the Kingston University and St George's, University of London School of Nursing, was successfully re-approved on the 7th June.

The Department of the Environment and Climate Change wishes to share details of the rationale behind its longstanding gull culling programme.

In its continuing work to improve the marine environment and restore its diversity, the Department of the Environment and Climate change (DECC) has recently commenced an initiative to reintroduce the European Flat Oyster (Ostrea edulis) in British Gibraltar Territorial Waters (BGTW) as part of its wider marine restoration programme.

The Gibraltar Port Authority and Royal Gibraltar Police are reminding local mariners, particularly small pleasure craft and jet-ski users, that there is a speed limit of 5 knots in force within the inner harbour for the safety of all marine users.

The Gibraltar Port Authority attended the Posidonia 2016 exhibition in Athens earlier this week. The maritime industry's global showcase is held every two years in the Greek capital. The event was opened by the Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras.

His Excellency the Governor, Lt Gen Edward Davis, and Mrs Davis visited St Bernadette’s Resource Centre on Tuesday morning.

Press Release from the ESG regarding the recent visit from a financial contingent from the Faroe Islands.

Minister for Tourism, the Hon Samantha Sacramento MP, on Wednesday addressed the Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Conference in Tel Aviv on behalf of the Chief Minister, who was invited to address the conference on how Gibraltar has transformed its tourist product.

Bryan Ferry, The Vamps, Nathan Sykes and Toploader have been added to the already impressive lineup for this year's Gibraltar Music Festival, which includes Stereophonics, Jess Glynne, All Saints, KT Tunstall, Foxes and more.

Maritime Chief Surveyor Rob Cumbes and Senior Surveyor Dylan Cocklan attended the annual 'Red Ensign Group Conference' at Portland, UK from 24th to 26th May 2016.

WIB, Gibraltar have released the following statement in support of the STRONGER IN EUROPE support campaign.

The Finance Committee of the Parliament of the Faroe Islands is in Gibraltar on a fact-finding visit.