Gibraltar Crime Report For 22nd July 2013

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From the hour of 07:00 on the 22nd July, to 07:00 on the 23rd July, the following occurred:


1 Person arrested for Burglary.

1 Person arrested for Theft.

1 Person arrested for Going Equipped for Theft or Cheat.

1 Person arrested for Having an Article with a Blade or Point in a Public Place.

1 Person arrested for Possession of a Controlled Drug.

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Jul 23 - The Royal Birth

duchess of cambridgeYesterday afternoon at 4:24pm, Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a son weighing 8lbs 6oz. The baby I third in line of succession and will be formally known as His Royal Highness Prince of Cambridge.

The baby’s name has yet to be announced. The Duchess and the baby remained at St. Mary’s Hospital overnight.

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Jul 22 - GSD Claims Picardo Makes ‘Clear Abuse of Power’

gsdThe GSD has today criticised the Chief Minister for his claims in Parliament that he is entitled to draft and issue press releases in the name of public authorities, criticising the former GSD administration.

The criticism follows a Gibelec press statement released on the day of the by-election. The Party insists that ‘there is a world of difference between a public authority responding to criticisms from the Opposition against it and the Government deciding to manipulate Gibelec for its own political purposes.  In addition, it is illustrative of how the Chief Minister does not appear to care about basic democratic values when he brushes aside criticism that there is a clear convention not to campaign on the day of an election by stating that if the GLSP-Liberals had issued the press release in their own name, it would have been improper but not if it was issued in the name of the Government, or the Government caused it to be issued in the name of a public authority.’

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Jul 22 - Neolithic Hand Axe Found In Gorham’s Cave

A 7.5 thousand year-old polished hand axe, from the Neolithic, was excavated by archaeologists working in Gorham’s Cave this Saturday. This is the first such hand axe recovered in context from a Gibraltar cave and is further testament of the presence of people on the Rock at the critical time when agriculture and farming were arriving in the west from the Middle East.

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