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‘Soundtracks Alive – Music from the Movies’ a huge success

Last Saturday, the Teatru Astra hosted a most enjoyable evening featuring a cluster of popular soundtracks from various films and musicals issued over the past 50 years. Well known compositions from the great movie circle, such as, Titanic, The Godfather, Last of the Mohicans, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Beauty and the Beast, The Mission, [...]
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Buzek signs the European Citizens’ Initiative into law

Following today’s official signing of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), the President of the European Parliament Jerzy Buzek stated, “Today we are a step closer in putting flesh to the spirit of the Lisbon Treaty: to create a participatory, inclusive and transparent EU for citizens.” “I am convinced that the ECI will help civil society [...]
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Former Prime Minister Dom Mintoff discharged from hospital

The ex-Prime Minister Dom Mintoff was discharged home after having been admitted 4 days ago to Mater Dei Hospital following deterioration in his level of consciousness. Investigations including a CT scan of the brain did not show any new changes. His condition is now stable, the DOI said. Mr Mintoff is 94 years old and [...]
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EC refers Malta to court over airport groundhandling

The European Commission has decided today to refer Malta to the European Court of Justice for incorrect application of the rules on airport groundhandling. The Commission is concerned that incorrect application of the rules results in a lack of effective competition for the supply of fuel at the airport of Luqa-Malta, possibly leading to additional [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in San Lawrenz/Gharb Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in San Lawrenz/Gharb, Gozo, on Friday, the 18th of February, 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Triq Albert W. Ketelby, Triq Portelli Frangisk, Triq Tumas Cassar, Triq Karmni Grima and Triq Arcipriet [...]
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Cattle stock dropped by 8.1% or 1,310 heads over 2009

According to data from the Bovine Register, the cattle stock on 1 December 2010 declined by 8.1 per cent, or 1,310 heads, compared to one year earlier. A rise of 3.9 per cent, or 164 heads, of cattle less than one year old, was recorded over the corresponding period in 2009. The register also revealed [...]
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Book launch to celebrate the life of Bishop Nikol Cauchi

At a meeting held last Sunday between Gozo Bishop, Mario Grech and priests’ relatives at the diocese’s seminary, Bishop Grech announced that on the 3rd of March a new book on the late Bishop Nikol Cauchi will be launched. his book includes articles and photos on the socio-religious life of Bishop Cauchi. The Gozo Dioces [...]
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MEPA upholds appeal against Windsor Terrace permits – FAA

Following MEPA’s recent refusal of a permit to build flats which were permitted by the Local Plan but violated the streetscape of a Xemxija street lined by two-storey houses, MEPA has now refused a residential project comprising of 59 apartments and 74 garages which was proposed to be carried out on a large site behind [...]
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