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Annual Xaghra Hill Climb event with the Island Car Club

The annual Xaghra Hill Climb organised by the Island Car Club, will be taking place this year on Sunday, the 26th of May. The race event starts at 7.30am and is scheduled to finish at around 4pm. The Xaghra Local Council advises that the main entry to the village, i.e. 8th September Avenue, will be [...]
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Gozo Car Show in aid of Puttinu Cares for Notte Gozitana

A Car Show is being held this Sunday as part of the programme organised in Gozo for Lejlet Lapsi Notte Gozitana 2013. The show, is in aid of Puttinu Cares, with the participation of Gozitan and Maltese car enthusiasts and will take place at Saint Augustine Square, Victoria, between 10.00am and 2.00pm. This Sunday’s event [...]
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BirdLife Nature Reserves welcome visitors this weekend

This weekend, BirdLife Malta will welcome feathered and non-feathered visitors to the two Nature Reserves of Ghadira, near Mellieha, and Is-Simar, in Xemxija, as countries around the world celebrate World Migratory Bird Day on the 11th and 12th of May. This year, the theme of World Migratory Bird Day is the importance of networks of [...]
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Minister orders inquiry into maritime incident off Gozo coast

The Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Joe Mizzi, has ordered a preliminary inquiry into the incident leading to the loss of life of five French tourists off the coast of Gozo. This is being carried out in terms of the Merchant Shipping Act, The Inquiry Officer appointed by the Minister in terms of section 313 [...]
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“Constructive meeting” at EUCAD petition handover today

A petition with 1121 signatures, was this afternoon handed over to Minister Konrad Mizzi by a group called the European Union Citizens Against Discrimination. The group said that they had a “very constructive meeting” with the Minister. The petition, “demands immediate action, by the European Commission against the Maltese Government for continued discrimination in respect [...]
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Inauguration of Gozo College Nadur Primary playground

The Minister for Gozo, Dr Anton Refalo, recently inaugurated a freshly surfaced playground at Gozo College Nadur Primary school. This playground has now been completely covered with safety mats, a project which was possible thanks to funding from the Ministry for Gozo and eco-Gozo. During a short ceremony, the Kindergarten classes entertained the guests with [...]
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Minstry confirms the excessive pruning of trees must stop

The Ministry for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change referring to reports that have appeared by the PN in the media, said that the Ministry “knows exactly what is happening in relation to the excessive pruning of trees.” The Ministry reiterated that this “ongoing rape of trees” should stop. “This is not only the [...]
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‘The future of Europe is in our hands’ – Europe Day 2013

“The future of Europe is in our hands – Europe is what you make of it; Europe Day is a celebration of European unity built on dialogue, democracy and solidarity; the principles of solidarity and subsidiarity are important, but Europe has to go beyond that to solve its economic and financial problems.” These were some [...]
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New proposals upholding your rights as a European citizen

New proposals from the European Commission would remove remaining obstacles to living, working and shopping anywhere in the EU. Every day, people face obstacles when trying to exercise their rights as EU citizens. The Commission is proposing new measures to tackle these, including: extending the unemployment benefits jobseekers receive from their home country beyond the [...]
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Zebbug Day 2013 – Carmelo Cini awarded ‘Gieh iz-Zebbug’

Zebbug Day 2013 was celebrated last weekend with various events organised with the full collaboration between the Zebbug Local Council and Zebbug Parish, marking the 325th anniversary of the Zebbug Parish foundation. Part of the celebrations included the presentation of the annual award of ‘Gieh iz-Zebbug,’ which this year was given to Carmelo Cini by [...]
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Careerists & social climbers ‘doing great harm to the Church’

“The men and women of the Church who are careerists and social climbers, who ‘use’ people, the Church, their brothers and sisters – whom they should be serving – as a springboard for their own personal interests and ambitions … are doing great harm to the Church.” This is what Pope Francis asserted in his [...]
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Rock opera ‘Gensna’ on Saturday as part of Notte Gozitana

The concert version of the renowned rock opera ‘Gensna’ with the participation of a live orchestra, soloist singers, choir and dance, is taking place on Saturday evening as part of the programme organised in Gozo for Lejlet Lapsi Notte Gozitana 2013. ‘Gensna’ has been acknowledged as Malta’s most successful rock opera, which premiered at the [...]
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Industrial production in March increased by 5.9% on 2012

Provisional seasonally adjusted data show that industrial production increased by 3.8 per cent in March over the previous month. The figures released by the National Statistics Office show that when compared to the corresponding month last year, the index of industrial production adjusted for working days increased by 5.9 per cent. The industrial production index [...]
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Industrial production in March increased by 5.9% on 2012

Provisional seasonally adjusted data show that industrial production increased by 3.8 per cent in March over the previous month. The figures released by the National Statistics Office show that when compared to the corresponding month last year, the index of industrial production adjusted for working days increased by 5.9 per cent. The industrial production index [...]
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