Jan 28 - Today Is Data Privacy Day

In response to the increasing levels of data protection concerns, and the global importance of privacy and data security, countries and organisations world-wide will come together today to celebrate and embrace data privacy through Data Protection Day. Now in its ninth year, Data Protection Day was first launched by the Council of Europe in 2007 and is a yearly event, held on the 28th January.

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Jan 27 - Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron Receives Top Level Naval Award for Protection of BGTW

royal navy award The Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron yesterday received top Naval award, the Surface Fleet Efficiency Trophy, in the Inshore Patrol Vessel category on behalf of their challenging work defending British Gibraltar Territorial Waters.

The citation for the award insisted ‘against the backdrop of a dynamic and often inflamed political situation, the Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron Patrol Boats of HMS SCIMITAR and HMS SABRE as well as the Rigid Inflatable Pacific 24 Rhibs deploy daily to demonstrate British sovereignty and reassure the people of Gibraltar’.

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