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The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra in concert at San Lawrenz

A reminder that the Malta Philarmonic Orchestra will be performing in a Community Outreach Concert, to be held at the San Lawrenz Parish Church, this coming Friday, the 27th of May. The concert will be featuring works by Handel, Bach, Caccini, Mendelssohn, Fenech, Vella, Faure, Mozart. With the partecipation of soprano, Claudia Tabone. The orchestra [...]
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Nature Trust (Malta) appeals against the release of balloons

On the occasion of World Turtle Day celebrated on the 23rd of May 2011, Nature Trust (Malta) said that it appeals to local organisations not to use balloons and let them free into the air in their events. Balloons end up coming down again and many end up in the sea causing both waste and [...]
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Two Romanians admit selling counterfeit goods in Gozo

Two woman of Romanian nationality were today given a suspended sentence after admitting in court that they had been selling counterfeit goods in Gozo. The women, Condruta Miclescu, aged 23 and Valentina Alexandru, aged 25 also admitted that they not held a licence to conduct business. The conterfeit goods had previously been seized.
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur & Kercem Tuesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and Kercem, Gozo, on Tuesday, the 24th of May 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Nadur: Triq Sant’ Indrija, Triq ta’ Grunju and Triq l- Emigranti. Kercem: Triq Ghajn Tuta, [...]
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EU putting victims first – Minimum rights for crime victims

The European Commission has proposed a package of minimum rights for crime victims that would apply throughout the EU. The Polish tourist attacked and seriously injured on a trip to Paris… The Italian teenager beaten up coming out of a Helsinki underground station… Every year 30 million crimes are reported in the EU – add [...]
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Vodafone launches the Nokia E7 onto the local market

Vodafone Malta has announced that it has launched the Nokia E7 onto the local market. Available from all Vodafone concept stores the Nokia E7 comes at the price of €659 when purchased alone and for the minimal price of €229 on the Vodafone plan Smartphone 95. “Nokia remains a highly popular mobile phone brand among [...]
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Three Gozitans in Victoria court accused of illegal hunting

Three Gozitan men were were this morning arraigned in court in Victoria, accused of illegal hunting. All three, an 18-year, named as Joemar Saliba, a 17-year old, as yet unnamed, who are both from Xewkija and Adam Vella, 30-years old from Victoria, pleaded not guilty to the charges of illegal hunting and were granted bail. [...]
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Marsa & Krishna colts match takes place dispite the weather

On Saturday the game between the Chairman’s XI against the Captain’s team was postponed for the following week. The colts game between Marsa and Krishna still took place in the windy conditions. The Marsa teams batting came together and totalled their highest score so far in the series, the wind though did help with all [...]
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Dominican Nun from the Lourdes Home questioned by police

A Dominican nun from the Lourdes Home in Ghajnsielem, was questioned yesterday over alleged child abuse which, took place around five years ago. Reports have said that it is the same nun, who had been previously arrested at the time of the allegations. The Bishop of Gozo, Mgr Mario Grech, set up a commission in [...]
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