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7th Annual Nadur Christmas Market taking place next month

The 7th edition of the Christmas Market organised by the Nadur Local Council is going to be held over 3 days from Friday, the 2nd to Sunday, the 4th of December 2011, under the cover of a big tent in St Peter and St Paul Square. This year’s edition is being organised in collaboration with [...]
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First Ghaxaq, now an old Balzan garden – Readers Letter

“My family has been in and out of MEPA for the past ten years battling repeated applications to develop a large old protected garden at Three Churches Street, the oldest part of Balzan. The garden formed part of the ‘Casa del Gioco,’ a grand old mansion that dates back to the time of the knights [...]
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Cooperation & mobility at centre of EU migration strategy

The EU needs to boost its relationships with non-EU States to better reap the mutual benefits migration can bring. Although migration is high on the European Union’s political agenda, the Arab spring and events in the Southern Mediterranean in 2011 further highlighted the need for a coherent and comprehensive migration policy for the EU. That [...]
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Some positive proposals in Budget but not on energy – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said that Government’s proposed budget for 2012 was mixed, with a number of positive proposals, yet it postpones Malta’s energy problems as regard dependence on fossil fuels and unsustainable water usage. AD also said that tax amendments, though positive, should have been progressive. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson and Spokesperson [...]
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NCW campaign to spot the early signs of domestic violence

The National Council of Women (NCW) said in a statement that it regards families as the backbone of a strong and healthy community and the establishment of loving supportive relationships from a young tender age as being the heart of happy, well functioning families. “Contrastingly, relationships founded on fear and violence cannot sustain or nurture [...]
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Moving to the EU? Good advice is now a few clicks away

Where do you apply for a German work permit? Does an Indian citizen need a residence permit to study in Spain? And if you have been exploited for work, who can you call for support? The European Commissioner for Home Affairs, Cecilia Malmström, has launched the ‘EU Immigration Portal,’ a website with hands-on information for [...]
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