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Minister for Commerce, Albert Isola said he was delighted to meet with Mian Manoff a key member of the senior management team of the Houbi Group.

Domiciliary care is an invaluable free service that the Care Agency provides to persons, over the age of 60 years, who still live in their own homes and require additional support; this allows them to maintain their independence and quality of life.

On Friday 25th May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) came in to force, replacing the data protection framework that was in place under the EU Data Protection Directive.

Minister for Commerce Albert Isola met with Alex Grebnev and Alex Melikhov Co-Founders and respectively CEO and COO of Oxygen. Mr Grebnev and Mr Melikhov were visiting Gibraltar on business in relation to DLT venture Oxygen that is establishing in Gibraltar.

The University of Gibraltar says it is delighted to welcome Professor Clive Finlayson MBE and Professor Ian Peate OBE to its Board of Governors.

Gibraltar Airport last Friday welcomed the inaugural British Airways service from London Gatwick.

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Minister for Commerce Albert Isola met with Wences Casares who is on a business visit to Gibraltar. Mr Casares is a Co-Founder and CEO of global firm Xapo, the wallet and cold storage vault provider who are reputed to be the largest custodian of bitcoin in the world and who were ranked this year in the Forbes Fintech 50 list.

Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture have announced the return of Book-Crossing Day on Saturday 2nd June 2018 at the Lobby of Parliament (Piazza), Main Street, between 11am and 2pm.

Following a routine patrol in the area of Halifax road, HM Customs have seized approximately 750 cartons of cigarettes and a locally registered vehicle.

Dr Liesl Mesilio, CEO and Chief Scientist of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Climate Change attended a meeting held at No10 Downing Street for the Overseas Territories on the Environment.

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Planning, and the Ministry for Education, Heritage, the Environment, Energy and Climate Change, have jointly announced the launch of electric vehicles charging stations at the Midtown Car Park.

Storms have hit our beaches hard this past winter and early spring causing significant damage. Railings were destroyed, rocks washed away and concrete slabs thrust up onto the recreational areas.

The RGP have confirmed that a 56 year-old local resident Andrew Grey, a British National, has been charged with 1 count of taking and publishing indecent images of children, and 3 counts of possession of indecent images of children.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, came together with the John Mackintosh Educational Trust to bring a leading UK organisation, the Young Shakespeare Company, to Gibraltar, as part of its cultural development and educational programme.

As of 21 May 2018, evening GP clinics started in the PCC. Two new highly experienced part time GPs have been recruited to provide this long anticipated and much requested service.

British Airways today announced an increase in the number of services between London Heathrow and Gibraltar for the forthcoming winter 2018 season.

Government have today announced that Prof Daniella Tilbury will be Gibraltar's first Commissioner for Sustainable Development working closely with the Minister for Heritage, Environment, Energy and Climate Change.

Gibraltar’s surrounding waters have been described as a ‘natural laboratory’ for the study of marine science by an expert marine biologist.

Minister Isola addressed the annual Token Summit in New York last Thursday on Gibraltar’s proposed framework for Token offerings.

The Ministry for Equality have announced a donation by the Guardian Angel Foundation of ten tablets with specialised communication software.