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Minister for Sport, Steven Linares has announced that the GSLA Swimming Pool complex will open 7 days a week effective Tuesday 3rd April 2018.

The University of Gibraltar have said it is delighted to host a prestigious 120,000 euro research grant from the Gerda Henkel Foundation.  The grant will support the research of Dr Kevin Lane, an accomplished Gibraltarian archaeologist and academic who is currently undertaking field research in Argentina and Peru.

The University of Gibraltar have announced the appointment of its Parasol Librarian. Caroline Moss-Gibbons joins the University in May and will take on responsibility for learning resources including the Gibraltar Repository and associated resources. 

World Trade Center Gibraltar recently ran an Easter Egg Appeal in association with the Youth Service to collect donations to be distributed to vulnerable families with children in Gibraltar and the campaign yielded truly 'egg-cellent' results.

The main party set to represent Gibraltar at the XXI Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia, left the Rock today.

Clubhouse Gibraltar have organised a 'Yellow Day' Event to be held on the 12th May 2018 at Casemates Square, in aid of Mental Health. Clubhouse are encouraging the public to attend and support this widely important cause.

Government published the new Heritage and Antiquities Bill on Thursday, whose primary aim is to protect and manage Gibraltar’s heritage, applying not only to land but also to heritage within British Gibraltar Territorial Waters.

WWF’s landmark Earth Hour movement is set to once again unite millions of people from around the planet to shine a light on climate action. As the earth continues to break climate records, the need for greater ambition and commitment must increase also.

Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar have said it notes the statements made by Spanish Prime Minister, Snr Rajoy, today.

The first 6 international acts have been announced for this year’s MTV Presents: Gibraltar Calling music festival, part of the MTV Presents series. The event will take place over Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd September at Victoria Stadium in Gibraltar.

The Royal Gibraltar Police Marine Section officers yesterday arrested 5 persons, believed to be Moroccan nationals, for immigration offences and one male person, a Spanish national, for the offence of assisting others to enter another state.

Mark Hamill, the actor who plays Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series, opened the Skywalk at the top of the Rock of Gibraltar this morning.

The University of Gibraltar is joining forces with the Mayor’s office to mark this year’s Earth Hour which takes place at 8:30pm on Saturday 24th March. 

Gibraltar’s new Skywalk will be officially opened on Wednesday 21st March by Mark Hamill, the Hollywood actor best known for playing Luke Skywalker in Star Wars.

Government has said it notes that the draft legal text on the transition published yesterday includes Gibraltar within its territorial scope. It also welcomes the specific and explicit statement made by the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis that the agreement includes Gibraltar.

In the statement made in Brussels today by the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, particularly relevant is the following extract:

The Government and the Gibraltar Health Authority have said they are fully committed to elevating good quality healthcare to excellent healthcare, and as such, are truly proud to announce a new and fully bespoke Primary Care and Community Centre and a Paediatric Centre, in the surrounding grounds of St Bernard’s Hospital.

Last Friday, 16th March, Minister Isola met with Mr John Leung, CEO of the Hong Kong Insurance Authority at the formal signing ceremony of a Fintech co-operation Agreement between the IA and the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission. The first Fintech co-operation agreement entered into by the GFSC.

Government have said it has noted that some international media have misinterpreted statements made to the media as a suggestion that Gibraltar would seek to 'rescind' acquired rights of EU citizens post Brexit.

Gibraltar Citizens Advice Bureau have joined their colleagues in the UK in a campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence.