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Ghaqda Drammatika Xewkija begin stage renovation works

Ghaqda Drammatika Xewkija has embarked on a new project with renovation works recently started on the stage of Teatru Govanni. These works will mainly include a complete revamp of the lighting system on the stage’s perimeter, new backstage lights and a new lighting system in the storage rooms. These upgrades are being made ahead of [...]
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AD calls for an increase in public open spaces for everyone

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said on a visit to St Paul’s Bay today that its elected candidates in the forthcoming local council elections will work to have more accessible public spaces. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “It is ironic that whilst egoistic lobbies such as the squatters in Armier and hunters and trappers [...]
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Harrods to showcase Malta’s ‘Hidden Gems’ promotion

From the 1st – 28th March, Harrods will be flying the Maltese flag in celebration of the Hidden Gem’s promotion at the world-renowned store, marking Malta’s 70th anniversary as a George Cross Island. An array of stunning displays from Maltese photography and artwork to Mdina blown glass and Maltese antique silver will be exhibited throughout [...]
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Tyler is a large friendly dog needing a loving ‘forever’ home

Tyler is at the Gozo SPCA’s Rescue and Rehoming Centre in Victoria. He is a fantastic dog who just grew two big for his owner. The SPCA spokesperson said that “Tyler was chosen from the Centre as a very small puppy back in April 2011. This was very soon after he was found abandoned in [...]
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Survey shows that Europeans are ready for ‘active ageing’

To mark the start of the 2012 European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity of Generations, the Commission presented today a new Eurobarometer survey showing that 71% of Europeans are aware that Europe’s population is getting older, but only 42% are concerned about this development. This is in stark contrast with the perceptions of policy [...]
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Malta’s credit rating downgraded by Standard and Poor’s

Standard and Poor’s has downgraded Malta’s credit rating to A-, S&P also yesterday downgraded Italy to BBB+, negative outlook, with Spain to A, negative outlook, as part of a major overhaul of ratings on 16 of the 17 eurozone nations, with Greece excluded. Italy, Cyprus and Portugal were cut two notches, with the latter two [...]
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