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HM Government of Gibraltar have said it wishes to counter the untrue claims that there has been an agreement to allow the breaking of our marine protection laws by commercial fishermen.

His Excellency the Governor Lieutenant General Edward Davis CB CBE KStJ has agreed to be Patron of Clubhouse Gibraltar. He has taken a keen interest in the work being done by Clubhouse and of the invaluable support they provide.

The Gibraltar National Museum will be hosting a major international conference focusing on bat research and conservation in the Iberian Peninsula.

The United Nations marks ‘The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women’ annually on 25th November. Violence against women and girls is one of the most persistent issues affecting this gender and it is a devastating and fundamental violation of women’s human rights.

The Minister for Health, Care and Justice, the Honourable Neil F. Costa MP has published legislation implementing the 2007 Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance.

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), the token sale platform and Digital Asset Exchange, which is also a subsidiary of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX), has been awarded a full Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) licence by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC).

Government says it rejects the view expressed by the Foreign Minister of Spain, Josep Borrell, that the United Kingdom has lost a measure of sovereign capacity over Gibraltar because it is no longer free to negotiate a future relationship with the European Union.

The Minister for the Environment the Hon John Cortes met with Liam Santos and Nick Garcia, who were recently involved in an attempt to rescue a striped dolphin near Sandy Bay.

After the end of the European Council meeting early this afternoon, the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the European Union, Ambassador Sir Tim Barrow, has written to the Secretaries General of the Council and Commission of the European Union.

"My dear fellow Gibraltarians, Ahead of the Special European Council in Brussels tomorrow, I have held an extraordinary session of the Gibraltar Cabinet this evening.

The Ministry of Equality together with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Planning wish to advise the general public that there will be an increase in the fixed penalty, from £100 to £500, for parking in an Accessible Parking Bay without holding or clearly displaying a Blue Badge.

Clubhouse Gibraltar launches their new logo as they move towards a new era in their development. They are rebranding their image and making their logo more self explanatory on the services provided which is mental health support.

Local Pro-Choice groups have today jointly released a statement in which they note the Government of Gibraltar’s response in acknowledging its international Human Rights obligations prompted by a recent Northern Ireland Supreme Court verdict and the judges’ comments on reproductive rights legislation.

Women Help Women, an international group of activists, trained counsellors and non-profit organisations and foundations have written to the Government regarding the proposed changes to our laws on abortion.

‘Black Friday’ is coming up and sees the commencement of the most intense annual period of consumer spending which continues with the run-up to Christmas and the annual January sales thereafter.

Government has said that the assessment of the safety report submitted under the provisions of the PHA COMAH process for the LNG storage facility that will supply the new north Mole Power Station, has now been completed.

United Nations Universal Children’s Day on Tuesday 20th November saw HE the Governor, Ed Davis attend a youth session at Plater Youth Club where members delivered a number of presentations on Children’s Rights.

Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar confirms that the Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, and the Deputy Chief Minister, the Hon Dr Joseph Garcia MP, have returned to Gibraltar today after negotiation meetings in Madrid.

In the past week, HM Customs has worked jointly with other agencies in separate operations where a vehicle, a vessel, communications equipment and over £17,000 worth of cigarettes were seized.

Year Two pupils at St Bernard’s First School presented their research on Jellyfish to parents and a panel of experts. The Minister for Heritage, the Environment and Climate Change John Cortes, Marine Biologist Mr Lewis Stagnetto and Mrs Melanie Soiza Stagnetto from The Nautilus Project were all present to hear about the children’s learning journey.