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The Minister for Sport, the Hon Steven Linares, has congratulated both Megan Ruiz and Macy Cornelio for their performances in the recent British Taekwondo International Poomsae Championships, held at the K2 Arena in Crawley.

There was a meeting this afternoon at No 6 Convent Place between the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia, the Leader of the Opposition Daniel Feetham and Opposition MP Trevor Hammond.

The children at St. Joseph’s First School Nurseries had a great time on Friday re-enacting the story of ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’.

HM Government of Gibraltar is preparing legislation that will require DNA fingerprinting of dogs.

Minister for Energy, the Hon Dr John Cortes, last week visited the ongoing works at the site of the new power station at the North Mole.

The Minister for Sport, the Hon Steven Linares, has praised the Gibraltar Netball Association (GNA) for the excellent work undertaken in hosting the Netball Europe Under-17 Championships this past weekend.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is pleased to announce that the successful applicants to the Gibraltar Business Nurturing Scheme (GBNS) have now entered into their loan agreements.

His Excellency the Governor Lieutenant General Edward Davis CB CBE, today visited the Royal Gibraltar Police as part of his ongoing series of familiarisation visits.

Soldiers from a visiting Royal Signals Regiment, have been hard at work in Gibraltar during the past week, carrying out a number of community projects.

The Caretaker Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Maria Margallo has this morning told Radio Nacional de España that in the event of a vote for the UK to leave the EU he would then raise the question of Gibraltar on the very next day.

Gibraltar’s newest enhancement to the Upper Rock, which is also a new tourist attraction, will be a 71 metre long suspension bridge at Royal Anglian Way.

The Minister for Culture would like to publicly congratulate Gibraltarian conductor Karel Chichon on his debut at one of the world's most prestigious opera houses, the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, where he is currently conducting Puccini's Madama Butterfly.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, will hold a Spring Visual Arts Competition in May 2016 as part of the Gibraltar Spring Festival.

In an address to Year 12 students from Bayside and Westside Schools, the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has said that there was a risk that exit from the European Union would leave Gibraltar politically exposed and at the mercy of Spain.

The Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) coordinated the emergency disembarkation of a sick crew member of a ship anchored in the bay over the weekend.

The Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce the launch of a digitised catalogue system for the John Mackintosh Hall Library.

The Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture wishes to remind the general public of the closing dates for the 2016 Spring Festival Logo and Short Story Competitions.

Mr Clinton’s statements in Parliament that he should be treated in a ‘special way’ and not like a normal member of the public are extraordinary.

The Art Competition for Young Artists organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is being held at the John Mackintosh Hall.

The Gibraltar Police Authority would like to thank everyone who has replied to this year’s survey.