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Portugal & Sweden top their groups in ICC Championship

Spain, Portugal and the Isle of Man all got their tournament off to a winning start on Monday, with a hundred for Spain’s James Morgan the highlight of the first morning’s play. On the Ropa Valley No. 2 ground, Morgan hit eleven fours and five sixes, facing just 53 deliveries as he dominated an imposing [...]
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Email proves Council never authorised to dump sand – MEPA

MEPA said this evening that “an email, dated 10th July 2012, published by the St Paul’s Bay Local Council continues to confirm that the local council was never authorised to dump the sand and other objects it removed from a nearby slipway in Qawra.” “It is very clear from the content of the email that [...]
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Victory Day Commemoration held in Independence Square

The Victory Day Commemoration, organised by the National and Regional Celebrations Committee within the Ministry for Gozo, took place on Sunday morning at Independence Square, Victoria. The ceremony, which was presided over by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, was also attended by Chris Said, Minister for Justice, Dialogue and the Family and Frederick Azzopardi, [...]
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‘Monochrome Muse’ an art exhibition by Henry Almango

‘Monochrome Muse,’ an art exhibition by Mr Henry Alamango, was inuagurated bu the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, recently at the Banca Giuratale in Victoria. Also attending the evening were Chris Said, Minister for Justice, Dialogue and the Family and Frederick Azzopardi, Parliamentary Assistant within the Ministry for Gozo. ‘Monochrome Muse’ will be open to [...]
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Commissioner meets Local Council Assoc representatives

EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, John Dalli, this morning met representatives of the Local Council Association at Dar l-Ewropa in Valletta to discuss issues related to his portfolio in the context of local governance. Mr Dalli gave a brief overview of the latest initiatives taken by the European Commission, including those in relation [...]
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“Chemotherapy toxicity deaths occurred over 15 years ago”

A joint statement has been issued by the Ministry for Gozo and the Ministry for Health, the Elderly and Community Care, following a meeting held earlier between health authorities and Dr Stephen Brincat with reference to the comments made in some of the media about people dying from chemotherapy toxicity The Department of Health said [...]
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Vodafone starts on paperless culture to reduce consumption

Everyone is more aware of the environment, and as a result, more and more people are doing what they can to preserve the natural world around them, even large companies like Vodafone. As part of its drive to cut down on paper, Vodafone said that it has sent 11 tonnes worth of paper to be [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and Victoria

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and Victoria, Gozo, on Wednesday the 5th of September between the hours of 8.30am and 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Victoria: TRIQ FORTUNATO MIZZI. Nadur: TRIQ FRANGISK ATTARD, TRIQ DAHLET QORROT, TRIQ GUZE’ ELLUL MERCER and [...]
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‘Victoria: A Portrait of a City’ presented to Mr Lino Vella

The Mayor of Victoria and President of the Region of Gozo, Dr Samuel Azzopardi, recently presented the book, ‘Victoria: A Portrait of a City’ to Mr Lino Vella, the editor of The Maltese Herald. The book was recently published to celebrate the 125th anniversary from when the Citadel and Rabat where declared a city and [...]
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Agricultural sector 2011 factor income decreased by 9.9%

According to figures released by the National Statisitcs Office, factor income at current market prices registered a drop of 9.9 per cent in 2011 when compared to the previous year, to stand at €70.5 million. This income consists of the market value of agricultural output as perceived by producers, plus subsidies received by the sector [...]
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Thunderstorms, strong winds and hail sweep across Gozo

Update: Heavy rain and thunderstorms swept across the Maltese islands during yesterday evening and early this morning, causing wide spread damage and flooding. In St George’s Square, a water tank was forced out of its position by the heavy rain and wind landing on the roof of a nearby house, causing the roof to collapse [...]
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