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Free screening of 3rd PANACEA underwater documentary

Don’t miss out on an opportunity to attend a free screening of the 3rd PANACEA underwater documentary, which is the first local documentary using innovative techniques such as filming from a drone and focuses on the Marine Protected Areas (MPA’s) of Mgarr ix-Xini and Comino, featuring seahorses, seahares, spiny lobsters, saddles seabreams, groupers and whatnot. […]
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Air Malta “regrets ALPA’s inappropriate sabre-rattling”

Air Malta said in a statement this evening that it remains committed to discuss all open points with ALPA at management level in a comprehensive and constructive manner. The airline has already offered to meet on Tuesday, the 20th of August. “However, some open matters cannot be resolved to unrealistic prescribed deadlines from ALPA, but […]
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Swimmer suffers from lacerations to her feet at Blue Lagoon

At around 2pm this afternoon, a 24-year-old Maltese female swimmer was injured when she was hit by a boat propeller, resulting in lacerations to her feet She was assisted by the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps Lifeguards onsite and taken with hydro ambulance, Lifesaver 1 to Mgarr Harbour, from where she was transferred to the […]
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795 complaints made to the Health Inspectorate in July

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health is making every effort to keep its contact with the public through a regular review statement. The following is a summary of the report for July hereunder: o 537 improvement notices were issued; o 18 undertakings were issued; o 17.9kg of foodstuffs, 6125.8lts of water […]
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Two men arrested following a truck fire in Zebbug, Gozo

The Police have arrested two men following a truck fire in the early hours of this morning, in Triq il-Qolla s-Safra, Zebbug, Gozo. A Mobile Squad patrol was sent on site at around 2.45am this morning, where a fire extinguisher was used to control the flames, without success. The Civil Protection Department then arrived on […]
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Zminjietna appeals for the community use of empty schools

Zminijietna – Voice of the Left calls on the Minister of Education to withdraw his declared policy regarding empty schools. These must be used for the benefit of the community and not sold to the private sector. “The problem of lack of funds for the maintenance of public schools is not created by empty schools […]
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Two young men arrested in Zebbug, Gozo, for vandalism

The Gozo Police have said that following the assistance of a 63-year-old woman, Police officers from the Mobile Squad spotted and arrested two young men for further investigation, following reports of vandalism in Zebbug, The woman had described the suspects to the Police, who were reported to have broken a clay pot, as well as […]
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The Feast of Santa Marija comes to a close in Victoria

The Grand finale of the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, also known as Santa Marija, was celebrated in Victoria last night The statue of Our Lady went in procession around the steets of Victoria, with the participation of the Gozo Cathedral Chapter, Parish Clergy, the Leone Band, the Chorus Ecclesiae Cathedralis and […]
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Euro area annual inflation stable at 1.6% and EU at 1.7%

Euro area annual inflation was 1.6% in July 2013, stable compared with June. A year earlier the rate was 2.4%. Monthly inflation was -0.5% in July 2013. European Union annual inflation was 1.7% in July 2013, stable compared with June. A year earlier the rate was 2.5%. Monthly inflation was -0.4% in July 2013. In […]
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Large crowds visit Victoria for the Feast of Santa Marija

Victoria celebrated the Feast of Santa Marija on Thursday, many hundreds of Maltese travelled across to Gozo to enjoy a day on the sister island. Events included ‘Il-Wirja ta’ Santa Marija, the annual traditional agricultural exhibition, held over two days at the Villa Rundle Gardens. The prizes were presented on Thursday morning by the President […]
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