• Threat Level to Remain at Moderate
  • Threat Level to Remain at Moderate

    In response to last night’s incident in Algeciras, the Gibraltar Contingency Council (GCC) met this morning, 26th January, to review security matters. The meeting was co-chaired by his Excellency the Governor and the Chief Minister.

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Apr 05 - Local Customs Officer Assaulted in La Linea

customsA local Customs Officer was assaulted in La Linea last week as he was speaking on his mobile phone. At around 5:30pm the officer was repeatedly hit with wooden planks, by nine men. The Guardia Civil were alerted and arrived shortly after the assailants made their escape. The man was escorted by the Guardia to the hospital where he received treatment and released shortly after.

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Apr 04 - Government Updates Legislation – Criminalising Human Trafficking

government logoThe Government has today published a legislation criminalising human trafficking and such associated activities as sex trafficking and forced labour. The new legislation, which includes measures to protect any victims of human trafficking, transposes Directive 2011/36/EU through amendments to Gibraltar’s Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act and the Crimes Act.

Although Gibraltar is not a destination for trafficked persons, Justice Minister Gilbert Licudi insisted that the real significance of the amendments is that Gibraltar is determined to stay ahead of its requirement to transpose relevant EU legislation into local law.

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Apr 04 - Main Street Power Cut

bhsThis morning at around 11am a power cut struck half of Main Street for approximately 40 minutes. The power returned at 11:30 before being cut once again for an hour and a half, meaning many Main Street businesses were unable to trade for over two hours.

Speaking to YGTV, Gib Elec explained that the issue was due to the high voltage electrical network fault that caused one of the breakers at Orange Distribution Bastion Centre to trip on an earth fault.

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