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Mario de Marco, Beppe Fenech Adami – PN Deputy Leaders

Mario de Marco and Beppe Fenech Adami are the two Nationalist Party Deputy Leaders elected this evening, . This is the first time that two Deputy Leaders have been elected by the PN and follows a recent change to the statute. Mario De Marco obtained 96%, he was uncontested for the post of the Deputy [...]
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Weekend of motorsport in Xaghra with the Island Car Club

The annual Xaghra car races and hill climb got underway today. The first day of the weekend event, which is organised by the Island Car Club with the collaboration of the Xaghra Local Council, finished at around 6.00pm this evening. The fine weather and the promise of plenty of excitment attracted large crowds for Saturday’s [...]
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Victoria Scout Group Open-Air Food and Wine Evening 2013

The Victoria Scout Group, which this year is celebrating its 50th anniversary, is once again organising an open air ‘Food and Wine Evening’ which will take place next Saturday, the 1st of June. The evening’s festivities are due to start at around 8.00pm in the setting of the historic St John’s Demi-Bastion at the Gozo’s [...]
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Gozo SPCA appeals for help to trace the owner of this dog

Gozo SPCA are appealing for help in tracing the owner of this female pointer which has been in wandering around the village of Gharb. The dog has now been picked up by the Gozo SPCA and is at the Centre in Victoria. She has no collar, no id tag and is not micro chipped. She [...]
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NTM “appalled at the habitat destruction of Qawra garigue”

Following reports it received earlier this afternoon, Nature Trust (Malta) said in a statement this evening that is “shocked at the destruction of a garigue area, covering of an entrenchment and the obliteration of indigenous plants in Qawra in order to make way for an amusement park. “The main plants in question in the garigue [...]
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Turkish Airlines inaugural flight arrives at MIA this afternoon

Turkish Airlines Flight TK1369 landed at Malta Airport at 2.20pm this afternoon and was greeted by the traditional water arch by the Malta Airport Fire & Rescue Team. The aircraft, an Airbus A320 with 144 passengers on board, was welcomed by dancers and musicians – courtesy of the Malta Tourism Authority – in traditional costume, [...]
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Motorcyclist involved in a road traffic accident in Victoria

A motorcyclist was involved in a road traffic accident earlier this afternoon in Victoria. The incident, which happened at around 1.30pm, was on the road to San Lawrenz, close to St Mary’s, the rider had been knocked from his motorcycle and slid along road. Fortunately a volunteer from the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps of [...]
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Decision on hotel height relaxation policy is a mistake – AD

Carmel Cacopardo, Acting Chairman of Alternattiva Demokratika – the Green Party said that AD joins the Chamber of Architects and Environmental NGOs in drawing attention to the fact that the hotel height relaxation policy as a result of which hotels in certain localities may have their permissible height increased by two floors over and above [...]
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EU-wide restrictions on pesticide use starts in December

A restriction on the use of three pesticides belonging to the neonicotinoid family has now been adopted by the Commission. These pesticides (clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiametoxam) were identified as being harmful to Europe’s honeybee population. This restriction will enter into force as from 1 December 2013 and will be reviewed, at the latest, within two [...]
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“Relocation of open market is another piecemeal decision”

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar in a statement today said that the re-ocation of the Valletta open market “is yet another piecemeal decision which adds to Valletta’s intrinsic problem – the lack of holistic urban management of our capital.” “The choice of Ordinance Street is far from ideal, but nor is the Merchants’ Street site, right [...]
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