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Qala Creek project appeal to be heard by MEPA on Tuesday

On Tuesday morning the MEPA board is to consider an appeal by the developers of the proposed Hondoq project. The plans, which originally included the development of a large hotel, real estate units and a yacht marina, brought a public outcry. The developers then dropped the idea of the marina, limiting themselves to a ‘swimming [...]
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Malta Rugby League agree a 3 year deal with Urban Jungle

The Malta Rugby League (MRL) and Time International (Sports) Ltd,through its franchise Urban Jungle, have announced a three year deal that sees the sportswear supplier become the national team’s official technical partner until the end of 2014.National team players paraded the new Nike kit design at Tigne today as officials announced the team would take [...]
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The Feast of St Blaise celebrated at San Blas in Nadur

The feast of St Blaise was celebrated this morning at San Blas Nadur. Mgr Mario Grech, Bishop of Gozo accompanied by Rev. Jimmy Xerri and other priests concelebrated Mass at 10.30am. The mass was followed by the blessing of the throat for which St Blas is the patron saint, for all those who were present [...]
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Proposed EU concession to end hormone beef trade war

A proposed EU concession to help put an end to the 20-year hormone beef trade war with the USA and Canada was unanimously endorsed by the International Trade Committee on Thursday. The proposal, which would raise the EU import quota for beef from animals not treated with hormones, will be put to a vote by [...]
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Shaun Sultana wins the Gozo Snooker Cup Final 2011-2012

Shaun Sultana won his first major Premier Division trophy on Friday by beating Jason Vassallo 7-6 in the Gozo Snooker Cup Final for 2011-2012. The event was organised at the Leone Band Club in Victoria, by the Gozo Billiards & Snooker Association, The Association said that Shaun was leading 3 frames to 1, when Jason [...]
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Human rights situation in Libya must be improved – AD

Robert Callus, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party, spokesperson on Migration and Citizenship said, “The EU has helped Libya get rid of its tyrant. This should also mean that any kind of tyranny will not be accepted and this definitely includes giving the green light to certain Libyan people to harass minorities with impunity. The [...]
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Marsa C.C win thier first game in the 20 over Winter League

On Saturday the 20 over Winter League continued with the Marsa C.C, who were looking for their first win, playing the leaders Krishna C.C. The Marsa team batted first and lost three early wickets of Sumair Khan, Sunny Krishna and Robert Krishna who between them scored seven runs. Daniel Galea took two of these wickets. [...]
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