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Gozo artist Jackie Roberts opens solo exhbition in Scotland

Gozo-based artist Jackie Roberts has just returned from Scotland after the successful opening of her second solo exhibition ‘The Nature of Metal.’ The exhibition runs until the 29th of April at the award-winning Dawyck Botanic Garden in the Scottish Borders. Dawyck is a historic arboretum and specialist garden of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. The [...]
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HSBC recognises Maltese journalists’ contribution to society

HSBC Bank Malta is sponsoring the Print Journalism – News category of the 22nd edition of the Malta Journalism Awards (MJA), organised by the Institute of Maltese Journalists (IGM). Considered to be the premier category of the Malta Journalism Awards, this category rewards journalists who, during the previous year, have endeavoured to produce the best [...]
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74% of Europeans don’t know EU emergency number 112

Whether for skiing holidays, family days out, business travel or visits to this summer’s sporting events, including the London Olympics or Euro 2012 UEFA football in Poland and Ukraine, millions of Europeans and visitors need access to emergency services in and outside their home country. Yet only 34% of regular travellers and 26% of all [...]
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15 new electric beds for wards in the Gozo General Hospital

15 new beds have been delivered to Gozo General Hospital. These are part of the first phase of a project to replace the existing ones at the Hosptial which is being financed by the Ministry for Gozo. “The motorised beds will be more comfortable for the patient, while also aiding the work of the medical [...]
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Malta has highest number of early school leavers in the EU

The European Union is at risk of missing its 2020 targets to reduce the number of early-school leavers and increase the share of students completing tertiary education, according to a report which will be discussed by Ministers at the Education, Youth, Culture and Sport (EYCS) Council on Friday (10 February). Malta had the EU’s highest [...]
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FAA welcomes the conclusion of the Drugs Court case

Heritage and environment group Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) said that it welcomes the decision to reduce the height of the Drugs Court building and urges the MEPA boards to ensure that the negative impact of the additional floors is reversed completely. FAA said “in order to avoid a repeat of such cases, the existing [...]
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