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2011 edition of ‘il-Fiera tad-Dwejra’ being held next Sunday

The locality of San Lawrenz, is known, among others for the Dwejra Fair (Il-Fiera tad-Dwejra). This fair has been held for many years and involves almost all the locality. Preparations for this annual fair are now at their peak and the organisers of the fair said that as in previous years the fair offers entertainment [...]
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Increase in shot protected birds this spring – BLM & CABS

BirdLife Malta and CABS today released initial results from their respective conservation camps that covered this year’s spring hunting period. The results they said confirm that this years open hunting season resulted in a dramatic increase in the illegal shooting of protected birds. Through the camps BirdLife Malta and CABS said that they recorded nearly [...]
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AD presents TV spots for AlternattIVA divorce campaign

Alternattiva Demokratika -The Green Party (AD) presented its TV spots for the divorce referendum campaign. The Greens are appealing to voters to vote ‘YES’ in the referendum. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson said that, “our spots speak about the fact that divorce a civil right that is available in all countries in the world save for [...]
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Fatima Marian Apparitions being commemorated in Gozo

Next Friday, the 13th of May 2011, the Catholic Church commemorates the anniversary of the First Marian apparition which occurred in Fatima (Portugal). In the Gozo Diocese, these apparitions are solemnly commemorated in the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel popularly known as ‘Ta’ Hamet’ Church, in the limits of Xaghra / Xewkija. In [...]
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EU survey shows citizens want mandatory energy savings

EU citizens want measures to cut energy bills, integrate energy networks EU-wide, and make the 20% energy savings by 2020 target binding, says a survey commissioned by the European Parliament. Citizens are very keen to cut their household energy consumption, but less eager to invest in house insulation or eco-friendly cars when these measures are [...]
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Power suspensions in Victoria, Munxar, Kercem and Qala

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Munxar and Kercem, Gozo, on Monday, the 9th of May 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Victoria: Triq Kercem. Munxar: Pjazza l- Anfori, Triq l- Ghar ta’ Karolina, Triq il- Gostra, [...]
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