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Watch St. Lawrence’s Tears from the Mgarr ix-Xini Tower

August is the perfect time to watch the meteor shower, locally also known as St. Lawrence’s Tears. This spectacle of shooting stars is best seen late at night from a place where there is little light pollution and when there is a new moon. What better place to watch than sitting in the peaceful surroundings […]
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Watch St. Lawrence’s Tears from the Mgarr ix-Xini Tower

August is the perfect time to watch the meteor shower, locally also known as St. Lawrence’s Tears. This spectacle of shooting stars is best seen late at night from a place where there is little light pollution and when there is a new moon. What better place to watch than sitting in the peaceful surroundings [...]
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Gozo Ceramics Festival in Xlendi Bay attracts large crowds

The first ‘Gozo Ceramics Festival,’ took place in in Xlending last weekend, organised in collaboration with the Tourism Directorate & the Culture Office of the Ministry for Gozo. The Exhibition, which was inaugurated by the Minister for Gozo, Dr Anton Refalo attracted large crowds of visitors to the indivdual stands to see the Maltese and […]
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Enemalta announces reduction in fuel prices from Thursday

Enemalta has announced in a statement today that the price of unleaded fuel has gone down in price by 1 cent, as has diesel and kerosene. The price of gasoil for heating remains unchanged. The new prices will take affect from Thursday, the 1st of August 2013. The revised price list is shown below: Fuel […]
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LPG price rises for August 2013 announced by Liquigas

Liquigas has announced price reductions of LPG in cylinders. The new prices are effective as from tomorrow, Thursday the 1st August2013, being the beginning of the month. The revised prices are as shown in the table below: Type LPG – Price 12 kg cylinders € 17.30 15 kg cylinders € 21.65 The full list of […]
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Diver rescued from the sea at Ras ir-Reqqa, Xwejni, Gozo

The Police have reported that a diver has been rescued after finding himself in distress at about 12.30pm this afternoon in Ras ir-Reqqa, Xwejni, limits of Zebbug, Gozo. Preliminary investigations carried out by the Police found that the diver, aged 66, of Zebbug, was overcome by a wave which then dragged him into a cave, […]
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Scheduled power suspension in Ghajnsielem on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Ghajnsielem, Gozo, on Friday, the 2nd of August, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ BORG GHARIB, TRIQ IC- CIEF, TRIQ IL- FIRILLA, TRIQ IL- GAWWI, TRIQ TAL- LATINI, TRIQ SIMIRAT […]
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Gozo Bishop appoints new Canon and Honorary Canon

The Bishop of Gozo, Mgr Mario Grech has appointed Fr Mario Borg as Canon and Mgr Carmel Borg has been appointed as Honorary Canon at the Gozo Cathedral in Victoria. Both appointments were made on Tuesday, the 30th of July. Canon Mario Borg was born in Munxar, Gozo and was ordained on the 28th of […]
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Conference on EU citizenship and the rights that go with it

The European Commission designated 2013 as the European Year of Citizens with the aim of raising awareness about EU citizenship and the rights and responsibilities this brings with it. The Year provides an opportunity for EU citizens to learn about the rights and opportunities open to them through EU citizenship, including the right to free […]
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Social Security benefits up €15.1 million in first half of 2013

During the first half of 2013, expenditure on Social Security Benefits went up by €15.1 million, mostly due to increases in the outlay on Pensions in respect of Retirement, the National Statistics Office said today. Expenditure on Social Security Benefitsts totalled €405.5 million in the first half of 2013, a 3.9 per cent increase over […]
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47-year old Sannat man injured in traffic accident in Malta

A 47-year old man from Sannat was taken to Mater Dei Hospital this evening after being injured in a traffic accident in Malta. The Police said they were called to the accident at around 7.15pm this evening, in Triq il-Barrani, Zejtun, after a Honda XL650, which was being ridden by the man from Sannat, was […]
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‘Riflessi Sajfin’ an evening of entertainment for all the family

The OASI Foundation is presenting its annual open air festival ‘Riflessi Sajfin’ and as always this popular entertainment event will take place at Menqa, Marsalforn! The OASI Foundation is inviting the public to attend, what is sure to be a memorable evening and enjoy the wonderful song and dance performances by the many talented local [...]
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Public consultation on college set-up and school uniforms

The Minister for Education and Employment, Evarist Bartolo, has today launched a public consultation on changing the college set-up and school uniforms. The total number of colleges would remain but could be distributed more evenly to better fit local populations. Minister Bartolo said any proposal to change the college set-up would be to ensure a [...]
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The Unitel Classica Summer Festival on GO interactive TV

The Unitel Classica Summer Festival 2013 has just kicked off on GO interactive TV. With 7 live broadcasts from the renowned festivals in Salzburg, Lucerne and Bregenz, numerous TV and platform premieres and highlights from the Arena di Verona, the exceptional festival is a first among music lovers all over the world. On top of [...]
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