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"Negotiations for both developments are now in an advanced state and the Government continues to push to get the best possible deal for the taxpayer."

Over four hundred students received their GCSE results last Thursday. The results show an overall pass rate A*-C of 70%: a 4% increase on last year and the highest pass rate achieved in the last five years.

In a recent private letter to the Chief Minister, Theresa May has pledged her new administration’s full support to Gibraltar.

HM Customs, together with the RGP, Spanish Guardia Civil, Polish Border Guard, Italian Guardia di Finanza and the UK National Crime Agency have assisted in the arrest of an international drug smuggling gang.

In light of recent events involving the inappropriate disposal of smoking items that have caused harm to individuals and damage to personal property, the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service is reminding the public of its duty of care towards others and their surroundings.

As announced at last August’s commemoration of the birth of Sir Joshua Hassan, the Government is soon to issue a new polymer £100 banknote featuring an image of Sir Joshua.

Along with two members of staff from Gibraltar House in London, the reigning Miss Gibraltar, Kayley Mifsud, has parachuted from 15,000 feet in order to raise funds for the Calpe House Appeal.

The photographic competitive exhibition, ‘Our Gibraltar,’ organised by the Gibraltar Photographic Society in collaboration with the Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is currently being held at the John Mackintosh Hall.

The Government and Shell have signed an agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for use in power generation in Gibraltar.

A total of 9 male persons (Aged between 21-35yrs) all of whom are believed to be Moroccan nationals, have been arrested by RGP officers throughout the course of today across various sections of Gibraltar’s east side and former Water Catchments area.

Students received their A-Level results today at Bayside, Westside and the Gibraltar College. As usual, results were issued as from 8 am to give students every opportunity of securing their University place.

The GHA is making available additional opportunities to be immunised against Meningitis W and Measles, for all young people, particularly those going to university this year.

With effect from Friday 19th August, the two night routes N8A and N8B will be merged into one single route (N8B) which will make for a longer route but a greater frequency of buses at any one stop.

Shortly after 4pm on Friday the 12th August, Borders and Coastguard agents carrying out routine security screening with Explosive Trace Detectors identified what appeared to be a prohibited item.

"Clubhouse Gibraltar would like to thank the Gibraltar Amateur Boxing Association for their kind donation of £900 from two events they have done."

Former prominent British politician and Liberal-Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown has confirmed his participation in this year’s edition of the Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar have today published a Bill to amend the civil Marriage Act to allow for civil marriage between couples of the same sex.

The Government gave notice today that it intends to move a motion at the renewed sitting of the Parliament in the following terms:

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, have worked closely with GibMedia in order to provide a very entertaining programme for Summer Nights 2016.

His Excellency the Governor Lt Gen Edward Davis visited HM Customs on Tuesday. On arrival he was welcomed by the Collector of Customs John Rodriguez who gave him a briefing on the department.