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Advertising Code Committee judgement against Ryanair

The Dutch Advertising Code Committee has given judgment against air carrier Ryanair because Ryanair fails to inform, when advertising a ticket price, that a customer has to pay a significant sum of additional costs when paying with a credit card. ANVR said “the Irish carrier charges the customer in the booking process with a significant [...]
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Eurozone Ministers delay loan decision for Greece until July

The Eurozone Finance Minister issued a statement this afternoon stating that they have delayed a vital loan decision for Greece until July. “The Greek authorities are embarking on a significant and necessary adjustment effort. Ministers recognised the considerable progress achieved by the Greek authorities over the last year, particularly in the area of fiscal consolidation. [...]
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First game for Malta against Greece in ICC European Div 2

On Monday the Malta National cricket team played against Greece in their first game of the group stages in the European Division 2 championship taking place in Belguim. Malta won the toss and elected to field first. The heavens opened up and the game had to be reduced from twenty overs to ten overs. Mike [...]
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Laudate Pueri concert for charity at St John’s Co-Cathedral

The Maltese Association of the Order of Malta, the St John’s Co-Cathedral Foundation and the Metropolitan Chapter have invited the Laudate Pueri Choir of St George’s Basilica, in Victoria, to present a concert in aid of charity at St John’s Co-Cathedral this Thursday, the 23rd of June 2011. The Vocal Charity Concert is being held [...]
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Health Directorate warning on UK Cumberland Sausage

The Department for Environmental Health wishes to inform the public that as a precaution, the following product is not to be consumed because of the presence of a colour (E128 also known as Red 2G) which is illegal according to Regolament (EC) No. 884 of 2007. Product Description – Cumberland Sausage Brand – Country Park [...]
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Ras il-Wardija in Gozo – The return of the lost graffito

On 30 March 1988 it was noticed that an ancient graffito had been stolen from the Punic sanctuary of Ras il- Wardija, Gozo, where it was discovered carved on a wall. This loss was reported to the Police and rapidly made news across the Maltese islands. The disappearance of this carving was a loss not [...]
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May cruise passenger figures up 7.2% on May last year

The number of cruise passengers who were in transit stood at 42,546 (72.1 per cent) while those who landed in Malta numbered 8,181. The majority of passengers, 36.1 per cent, were between 60 and 79 years of age, followed by the 40-59 age-group (20,482). On a gender basis, male passengers were fewer than females and [...]
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Change to ICC European Division 2 Match Schedule

An urgently convened meeting of the ICC European Division 2 Championship Event Technical Committee (ETC) has met to discuss damage to the outfield at Ostend. The ETC has decided that the pitch and ground is unsuitable for any match to be played on it on Monday 20th June 2011. The Belgium Cricket Federation are actively [...]
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