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Free of charge weight reduction classes being held in Gozo

Overweight and obese persons in Gozo who are wanting to lose weight and needing the support of professionals may apply to attend to these group session weight reduction classes, which are facilitated by qualified professionals. These sessions, organised by the Health Promotion Unit of the Gozo General Hospital are free of charge. To apply, please [...]
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EU is cracking down on criminal profits so crime does not pay

Every year in Europe, hundreds of billions of euro go straight into the pockets of criminal gangs and the mafia. Despite efforts by law enforcement around Europe, much of the illegal profits remain in the hands of criminals. This makes criminal groups stronger and robs European citizens of tax money which could be invested in [...]
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Programme launched for Festival Mediterranea 2012

The Teatru Astra in Victoria, Gozo, has lauched the preliminary programme of events for the forthcoming 11th edition of Festival Mediterranea 2012. This annual festival of culture, featuring opera, music, dance, history and archaeology, local food and wine, and art, this year runs from the 25th of October to the 17th of November. Festival Mediterranea [...]
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BOV introduces a new home loan for first time buyers

Bank of Valletta has introduced a three-year fixed interest rate home loan for first time buyers. This is a well-timed product in the current low interest rate market scenario that guarantees a fixed rate for the first three years of the home loan contract. In addition, the Bank will waive all its processing fees whilst [...]
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Foreign students attending EFL schools down 4.7% in 2011

In 2011 there were 69,297 foreign students who attended courses at local English-language specialised schools, a drop of 4.7 per cent when compared to the previous year. According to records provided by the Ministry of Education and Employment, there were 38 schools operating in the business of English-language teaching during 2011. These schools provided educational [...]
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