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Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture have announced the New Year’s Classical Concert for 2018 as part of its cultural events calendar. The event will be organised by the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society.

Minister John Cortes represented the Government at this year’s Joint Ministerial Council of the Overseas Territories hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office at Lancaster House in London.

Following an intensive 20-hour course delivered through the INTERPOL Global Learning Centre, Detective Inspector John Field of the RGP, Detective Constable Karl Walsh of the GDP and Customs Officer Dominic Lopez of HM Customs have been certified as National Central Bureau (NCB) officials.

The Minister for Health, Care and Justice, Neil F Costa MP is pleased to announce new legislation, which will support and protect individuals who are unable to make specific decisions in relation to their health, welfare or finances, due to lack of capacity.

St Bernard’s First School’s Year Two pupils have been involved in a project based learning (PBL) initiative involving Gibraltar’s local shore life. The pupils were visited at school by Lewis Stagnetto from the Nautilus Project, who taught them about the creatures that live on our shores, before taking a field trip to Camp Bay in order to see these creatures for themselves in their natural habitat.

The Royal Gibraltar Police have confirmed that 42 year old Real Lishman has been charged with the murder of 32 year old Carolina Elizabeth Lishman.

On behalf of ‘Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar and of all the Queen’s loyal subjects on the Rock’, the Chief Minister has sent his congratulations and best wishes to Prince Harry and to Ms Meghan Markle on the occasion of their engagement.

The Ministry for Equality have announced that it has organised an evening talk open to the public by Mr Arek Hersh, a Holocaust and Auschwitz survivor and Mr Mike Levy, a Holocaust Education advisor on the 7th December 2017 at 6.30pm at the King’s Bastion Leisure Cinema.

Operation Comet aims to collect import duty and to enforce certain prohibitions and restrictions, particularly of fireworks, over the weeks leading to Christmas and the New Year.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has declared that any Brexit deal which excludes Gibraltar would be a bad Brexit deal for the United Kingdom as a whole.

In a welcome move since the demise of Monarch Airlines, short break specialist Super Break have announced a series of charters flying from regional destinations in the UK to Gibraltar for summer 2018.

Her Worship the Mayor shall be erecting a Christmas tree at the Mayor’s Parlour for the festive season and would like the community’s assistance in decorating the tree.

The Royal Gibraltar Police have confirmed that a 31 year old local man, Jensen Duarte, has been charged with one count of Attempted Murder and one count of Wounding with Intent.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia travelled to Northern Ireland today to attend a number of meetings related to the United Kingdom and Gibraltar’s departure from the European Union.

A new cafeteria at Ocean Views Mental Health Hospital was officially inaugurated today. The cafeteria will be open to all service users, visitors, and staff at Ocean Views, Hillsides Residential Home and the Bella Vista Day Centre.

Following a day of intensive enquiries, execution of search warrants and of obtaining and viewing CCTV footage, officers investigating last night’s stabbing incident have this evening arrested 2 local, 31 year old men.

November 25th is the ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women’. Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world today.

In an effort to improve the night bus service provided on Fridays and Saturdays by the Gibraltar Bus Company, Government have announced that an additional bus will be introduced to the N8 route.

Her Worship the Mayor, Kaiane Aldorino Lopez GMH, will confer three Mayor’s Awards at a special Ceremony to be held at the City Hall on Thursday 23rd November at 1200.

Last night, officers of the RGP’s Area Response Team responded to an altercation between two men in the vicinity of the Bahia Bar at Waterport Road.