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Mgr Alfred Xuereb appointed as secretary to Pope Francis

Mgr Alfred Xuereb has been asked to serve as the personal secretary to Pope Francis, the ANSA News Agency has reported the appointment of the 54-year old Gozitan, however, the news is yet to be confirmed by Vatican officials. The report said that Pope Francis met with Mgr. Xuereb recently, which was when the position [...]
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Mgr Alfred Xuereb appointed as secretary to Pope Francis

Mgr Alfred Xuereb has been asked to serve as the personal secretary to Pope Francis, the ANSA News Agency has reported the appointment of the 54-year old Gozitan, however, the news is yet to be confirmed by Vatican officials. The report said that Pope Francis met with Mgr. Xuereb recently, which was when the position [...]
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MEPA puts a stop to development works at Hal Farrug site

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority said in a statement this afternoon that development works which were being carried out without planning permission at a site in the area of Hal Farrug, adjacent to PoliGas Ltd have been stopped. The MEPA satement said that over the past few days, its enforcement officers “noticed that works [...]
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MEPA puts a stop to development works at Hal Farrug site

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority said in a statement this afternoon that development works which were being carried out without planning permission at a site in the area of Hal Farrug, adjacent to PoliGas Ltd have been stopped. The MEPA satement said that over the past few days, its enforcement officers “noticed that works [...]
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Last Supper display at the Nadur Males MUSEUM in Gozo

The Nadur Males MUSEUM Section is once again holding The Last Supper display, better known as ‘Ic-Cena tas-Sinjur’ at its premises in San Preca Street, Nadur, Gozo. This is the 25th consecutive year of the annual exhibition and it includes 15 life-size statues by James Azzopardi in a set-up especially constructed each year to add [...]
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Mgr Scicluna to attend the inaugural Mass of Pope Francis

The Vicar General and Auxiliary Bishop of Malta, Mons. Charles J. Scicluna, left Malta today for Rome to attend the inaugural Mass of Pope Francis. The inaugural Mass will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, the 19th of March, at 9:30am in St. Peter’s Square. Bishop Scicluna will be attending on behalf of the Maltese Episcopal Conference. [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Qala & Xaghra Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Qala and, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 20th of March between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspension: Qala: TRIQ IT- TMIENJA W GHOXRIN TA’ APRIL 1688, TRIQ IL- BELVEDER, PJAZZA L- ISQOF MIKIEL BUTTIGIEG, [...]
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Hunting will follow what was proposed in manifesto – Brincat

The Minister for the Environment, Leo Brincat had a meeting today with the Nature Trust Council. He spoke about the separation of the planning and environment functions of MEPA, saying that it was a delicate matter and should not be rushed through. The Minister when asked about hunting by jounalists who were present at the [...]
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Hunting will follow what was proposed in manifesto – Brincat

The Minister for the Environment, Leo Brincat had a meeting today with the Nature Trust Council. He spoke about the separation of the planning and environment functions of MEPA, saying that it was a delicate matter and should not be rushed through. The Minister when asked about hunting by jounalists who were present at the [...]
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Registrations now open for the Gozo Half Marathon 2013

The Gozo Amateur Athletic Association (GAAC) in collaboration with the Xaghra Youth Centre and the Xaghra Local Council is hosting the 38th Edition of the Gozo Half Marathon on Sunday, the 28th of April 2013. Apart from the half marathon (13.1mi), participants can also take part in the 8mi, 4km, 2km or the 2km fun [...]
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Retail Price Index edged up slightly by 0.08% in February

According to figures released from the National Statistics Office, in February, the Retail Price Index went up by 0.08 per cent. This primarily reflected an increase of 2.30 per cent in the Clothing and Footwear Index, mainly due to seasonally higher prices of garments. An increase of 0.40 per cent was registered in the Food [...]
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Din l-Art Hewla tour of five of the properties under its care

Din l-Art Helwa is organising a tour of some of the properties under its care. The sites being visited are the Red Tower in Mellieha, the Wignacourt Tower in St Paul’s Bay and the Msida Bastion Garden of Rest in Floriana where there will stop for tea or coffee. The tour will then proceed to [...]
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Cultural Tour on the cult of the Holy Week in Gozo villages

A tour of Gozo organised by the Malta Council for Culture and the Arts is taking place on Palm Sunday, the 24th of March 2013. The tour, which will originate from Malta, is the fifth in the series of Cultural Tours organised by the Council and will focus on the cult of the Holy Week [...]
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