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Tag: UK overseas

  • Tuesday, April 9th 2019 - 07:41 UTC

    Gibraltar prepares for European elections because of Brexit delays

    On Sunday Chief Minister Fabian Picardo took a call from PM Theresa May and maintained a “friendly and positive” conversation on latest Brexit developments

    The Gibraltar Parliament unanimously passed legislation to enable Gibraltar to vote in the European election in May should this become necessary because of delays to Brexit. The parliament approved an amendment to primary legislation to ensure the electoral register for the European Union election is ready despite the short window of time available.

  • Monday, January 29th 2018 - 10:56 UTC

    February 10, RMS St Helena departs on her last trip after 27 years service

    The main celebrations will take place on Friday, 9 February, with an RMS Open Day and celebrations on the Sea Front.

    The unique Royal Mail Ship, RMS St Helena, will depart on a final voyage (268) from the remote South Atlantic island of St. Helena on Saturday, 10 February, having dutifully served for the past 27 years. The island, a UK Overseas Territory located 1200 miles off the west coast of Africa could only be reached by the ocean-going passenger-cargo ship service, until commercial flights began operating last October, following completion of an airport.