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XHRO participate in the Giostra Cavalleresca of Europe

The Xaghra Historical Re-enactment Organisation (XHRO) was invited, with the collaboration of the Associazione Giostra Cavalleresca of Sulmona Italy, to take part in the 11th Edition of the Giostra Cavalleresca of Europe, in Sulmona, Italy. The event was held between the 5th and 7th August 2011. The Gozitan group participated in the defiles held in [...]
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Local band looking ahead with the release of their 3rd single

Local rockers Saving Alexis are currently promoting the release of their latest single, “High on July”, through the Maltese airwaves and social media. The song is the first to be accompanied by a music video. Directed by Nick Morales and produced by No Sweat, it is a recipe for fun and laughs mixed with plenty [...]
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European citizens making more requests for EC documents

Europe’s citizens are showing an ever greater interest in European Commission activities, over a growing number of policy areas. That’s the conclusion of the latest annual report on public access to documents, which shows an 18% increase in the number of requests for documents in 2010. In total, the Commission received 6,361 requests for access [...]
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NGOs issue statement on MEPA’s Maghtab cow farm permit

Environmental groups have issued a joint statement to call for better protection of human life and biodiversity, “Eight months have passed since the introduction of the long-awaited MEPA reform and the e-NGOs: Ramblers Association, Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Malta Organic Agriculture Movement and Friends of the Earth (Malta), GAIA, Maghtab Residents Association, that have worked [...]
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Over 2,500 individuals benefit from car scrappage scheme

The Finance Ministry has said in a statement this morning that so far, 2,520 individuals have benefited from the car scrappage scheme that was announced in last year’s budget. The statment said that “thanks to this scheme, anyone scrapping a car that is more than 10 years old replacing it with a new energy efficient [...]
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Pastoral Letter by H.L. Mons. Mario Grech, Bishop of Gozo

A Pastoral Letter by H.L. Mons. Mario Grech, Bishop of Gozo, on the occasion of the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary 2011. A FOUNTAIN OF RUNNING WATER My Dear Brethren, “Some time ago I met a man who intimated to me his great wish to meet someone who would talk to [...]
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Vodafone latches onto the latest video game phenomenon

The game Angry Birds, which is being hailed as the Tetris of the new millenium, has been keeping many gamers in Malta busy with its addictive play. Angry Birds is one of the first big hits of the mobile gaming platform. Launched on Apple’s iOS platform, its popularity has been such as to spread to [...]
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