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Air Malta cancels Tripoli flight due to weather conditions

Air Malta has cancelled today’s flight KM696/7 to/from Tripoli due to weather conditions at destination. The airline said that it is constantly reviewing the weather situation at the airport and expects to operate this flight early tomorrow morning departing Malta at 0445hrs. The return flight will depart Tripoli International Airport at 0645hrs. The new flight [...]
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Air Malta cancels Tripoli flight due to weather conditions

Air Malta has cancelled today’s flight KM696/7 to/from Tripoli due to weather conditions at destination. The airline said that it is constantly reviewing the weather situation at the airport and expects to operate this flight early tomorrow morning departing Malta at 0445hrs. The return flight will depart Tripoli International Airport at 0645hrs. The new flight [...]
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Zebbug Day 2013 celebrations taking place this weekend

Zebbug Day Celebrations organised with the full collaboration between Zebbug Local Council and Zebbug Parish are to take place this coming weekend. This year the celebrations will be marking the 325th anniversary of Zebbug Parish foundation. A Solemn Thanksgiving Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 7.00pm at the Parish Church, after which a new [...]
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President views restoration of Our Lady of Victory Church

President George Abela visited Our Lady of Victory Church, Valletta’s oldest church, where he was able to view the restoration project undertaken by Din l-Art Helwa which is well underway. President Abela was greeted by Ms Simone Mizzi, Executive President of the organization, Ms Amy Sciberras, custodian conservator at Victory Church, and members of the [...]
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Special hand postmark issued for– Soc. Filar. Leone of Gozo

For the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the foundation of the Leone Philharmonic Society, of Victoria, Gozo, MaltaPost has said that a special hand postmark will be used on Monday, the 29th of April 2013 at the Victoria Gozo Post Office. Orders for this Special Hand Postmark may be placed online at www.maltaphilately.com or [...]
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Lecture on Gozitan author and historian Agius de Soldanis

Robert Thake will be giving a public lecture entitled ‘Censoring nationalism in eighteenth-century Malta: Agius de Soldanis and Acciard’s Mustafà Bassà di Rodi,’ at the National Library, Valletta on Friday, the 3rd of May 2013 at 7.00pm. The one-hour lecture will deal with the Gozitan author and historian, Agius de Soldanis and the publication of [...]
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Improved support introduced for new teachers in the EU

Induction programmes designed to offer personalised support and advice for new teachers are now mandatory in 15 EU Member States (Austria, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and the UK) as well as in Croatia and Turkey, according to a European Commission report about the conditions of teachers [...]
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Church Commission reiterates its position on Hondoq project

The Church’s environment commission said in a statement today that in light of the appeal hearing on the proposed development of Hondoq ir-Rummien, it would like to remind the public and the authorities concerned of its views on the project. The Comission said that it felt it must do so because it is also an [...]
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MEPs back deal with Council on police access to fingerprints

Member states’ police forces and Europol would gain access to asylum seekers’ fingerprints in the Eurodac database to help them fight terrorism and serious crime, under a provisional deal between Parliament and Council endorsed by the Civil Liberties Committee on Wednesday. MEPs ensured that personal data would be duly protected and that police access would [...]
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Open Weekend at the HSBC Contact Centre in Swatar

HSBC’s Contact Centre in Swatar is organising an Open Weekend on Saturday, the 4th and Sunday, the 5th of May (from 10 am till 4 pm). On both days, visitors may learn about the prospects, ongoing training and career progression made available to HSBC Contact Centre employees. “The Open Weekend is part of the Centre’s [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and Zebbug

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and Zebbug, Gozo on Friday, the 26th of April between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Nadur: TRIQ FRANGISK ATTARD, TRIQ DAHLET QORROT, TRIQ GUZE’ ELLUL MERCER,, TRIQ SAN BLAS, DAHLET TA’ [...]
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Gozo Tourism Association has successful AMITEX weekend

The Gozo Tourism Association has for the first time participated at the AMITEX Fair held over last weekend, at the MFCC at Ta’Qali, through the manning of the Gozo Stand. This participation at AMITEX was made possible through the full collaboration and co-operation of the Ministry for Gozo. The GTA said that apart from being [...]
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Hunter Edwin Vella fined €1,000 and has his gun confiscated

Edwin Vella was this morning fined €1,000 in court following his arraignment for hunting offences, including carrying a shotgun in a nature reserve. The hunter, who is an FKNK official, also had his hunting licence suspended for one year and his shotgun confiscated, after being found guilty of illegal hunting inside the Foresta 2000 Bird [...]
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February arrivals in Gozo & Comino down on last year

Arrivals in collective accommodation establishments reached 76,445 in February, up by 5.4 per cent over last year. Total nights increased by 4.1 per cent to 411,522, The National Statistics Office said today. However, figure show that arrivals and nights spent in Gozo and Comino fell in February, at 4,380 and 10,357 respectively. Both figures registered [...]
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