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Large crowds welcome Labour Leader at Xaghra meeting

Following his earlier meeting with the Gozo Business Chamber this afternoon, The PL Leader Dr Joseph Muscat attended a political activity in Xaghra. He was welcomed by a large crowd who jostled to get inside the tent to listen to the Labour Leader. Dr Muscat warned that with only 20 days left until the election, [...]
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Pastoral Letter by the Bishops on the occasion of Lent 2013

A Pastoral Letter by the Bishops on the occasion of Lent 2013. The Letter is entitiled ‘A Time of Prayer and Charity.’ Dear brothers and sisters, “The period of Lent has just commenced in the Liturgy of the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church does not only follow the civil calendar. Human time is sanctified when [...]
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Disability Rights will be a Green Parliamentary Priority – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party held a discussion with entities working with and for people with disability at Dar l-Ewropa in Valletta. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “As a party which believes in equality, social justice and social inclusion, Alternattiva Demokratika feels privileged to have learned so much from persons and organisations working in [...]
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Airstrip on Gozo not a priority for the Labour Party – Muscat

Earlier this afternoon the PL Leader Dr Joseph Muscat attended a meeting with the Gozo Business Chamber in Marsalforn. During the discussions he told the businessmen present that “having an adequate link between the Gozo and Malta was important. Those present for the meeting were Labour MP Dr Justyne Caruana and the Labour candidates Franco [...]
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H.E. Mgr Aldo Cavalli appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Malta

Today, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has appointed His Excellency Monsignor Aldo Cavalli, Titular Archbishop of Vibo Valentia and currently Apostolic Nuncio to Colombia, as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Malta. On the nomination by the Holy Father of His Excellency Monsignor Tommaso Caputo as the Archbishop-Prelate of Pompei and Pontifical Delegate to the Shrine [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Ghasri on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Ghasri, Gozo, on Monday, the18th of February between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ WIED SARA.
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4 PL candidates & 1 PN candidate return BLM questionnaire

BirdLife Malta has today published the results of its ‘Your Voice Counts’ campaign questionnaire, which asked political candidates to answer eight questions about their positions on wildlife and countryside issues. It was sent to a total of 165 candidates: 85 Labour, 71 Nationalist and nine from Alternativa Demokratika. BLM said that while all the AD [...]
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‘Crucifixus’ a combination of art, music & literature in Gozo

The old traditions woven with religion and consequently many activities, exhibitions, concerts and delicacies are still prevalent during the Lenten Period in Gozo and Malta. Considered as one of ‘tempi forti’ for the Catholic Church, the Lenten Period inspired various artists and masterpieces depicting the Passion and Resurrection of Christ which can be found around [...]
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Friends of the Sick & Elderly Gozo charity sale next Sunday

A Charity Sale. organised by the Friends of the Sick and Elderly is taking place next Sunday, the 24th of February, at the football ground, adjacent to the main parking area in Victoria, Gozo, from 8am to 1pm. Everyone is invited to take along any unwanted items, bric a brac etc and turn them into [...]
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“BLM Executvie Director is deceitful and incorrect” – FKNK

“Since joining BirdLife Malta (BLM) in the position of Executive Director, Mr. Steve Micklewright, from the UK, has only transmitted incorrect and biased communications with regard to the local hunting and trapping scene,” the Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) said. FKNK continued, “Mr. Micklewright has now taken the Labour Party Leader, Dr. [...]
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