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His Excellency the Governor, Lieutenant General Edward Davis CB CBE KStJ is delighted to confirm that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of boy at 11:01 am UK time today, 23rd April 2018.

Marlene Dalli (Policy Development Officer) and Karina Khubchand (Crown Counsel) from the Ministry of Equality have attended a conference, ‘Fostering Gender Equality in the Workplace’ in Brussels.

The Gibraltar Live Music Society will be hosting a charity event this coming Friday 27th April at The Rock on The Rock Club.

The Miss Gibraltar Office, run by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has confirmed that the 2018 Miss Gibraltar Pageant will be held on Saturday 16th June 2018 at Grand Battery House.

The Government has awarded Casais (Gibraltar) the contract to build the two new comprehensive schools at a sum of £52,208,375. This follows a competitive bid process at which four contractors presented proposals.

The Minister for Justice, the Hon Neil F. Costa MP, at the next sitting of Parliament will lay before it the 40th Annual Report of the Parole Board.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia and the Minister for Education Professor John Cortes this afternoon presented awards to the winners of the Commonwealth essay competition.

Phill Brear, Gibraltar’s retiring head of Gambling was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award last Wednesday evening at the Gambling Compliance Awards, which was held at the Sheraton Grand in Central London.

The Royal Gibraltar Police is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding a traffic accident at Europa Road that occurred early this morning, and which has resulted in the tragic death of a 24 year old local female who at the time was riding a motorcycle.

The Intensive Care and Anaesthetics Department have appointed 5 new registrars/hospital grade doctors, doubling the medical staffing of the Intensive Care Unit and creating a second tier of on call cover.

The Minister for Culture, Steven Linares has officially launched the 2018 Spring Festival Programme.

Clubhouse Gibraltar have organised a 2.5 hour art workshop as part of its Yellow Day Event, which will be taking place on Saturday 12th May.

There's an education revolution happening in Gibraltar. We keep hearing those words "education revolution" ad nauseam from politicians and people on social media and it's no secret that our schools are in DIRE need of an overhaul... a revolution.

The next 6 acts have just been announced for this year’s MTV Presents: Gibraltar Calling Music Festival, part of the 'MTV Presents' series.

The GHA will be working in partnership with Oxford Brookes University to offer a Gibraltar-based BSc (Hons) in Operating Department Practice. A delegation from Oxford Brookes University, a range of GHA Clinicians and the School of Health Studies Gibraltar, have met to discuss arrangements to take forward this new initiative forward.

Harvey Dixon running in the first heat of the 1500m qualified for the final, finishing 6th in the heat. His time of 3:47:03 placed him as the 2nd fastest non-automatic qualifier after the two heats had been run.

Day 5 - First up bright and breezy were Pistol Pair Jonathan Patron (4 games) and Daniel Payas (Debut) in the 10m Air Pistol. Despite an eye injury, Jonathan finished in 17th place and Daniel shot consistently to record 554 x 8 and in 14th place.

The Teatro Lirico Andaluz will be returning to Gibraltar to perform as part of the Spring Festival programme.

Further to their Press Release concerning a Witness Appeal launched on Wednesday 11th April 2018, RGP have confirmed that the gentleman who was found with head injuries on the day in question, has sadly died from his injuries earlier today at St Bernard's Hospital.

The Ministry for Infrastructure and Planning has this morning announced the addition of a second night bus route that will cover parts of the Upper Town.