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San Lawrenz to host group of 63 in multicultural exchange

Next week, the village of San Lawrenz will once again be hosting one of the largest groups of young participants, in a multicultural exchange. The group, totalling 63, will be coming from seven European Countries; Spain, Italy, Sweden, France, Germany, Cyprus and Malta. The theme of this EU Funded project, under the “Youth in Action” […]
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Winners announced for this year’s Premju Francis Ebejer

The winners of this year’s edition of Premju Francis Ebejer are Leanne Ellul with her work Ma Rridx Immur in the ‘Writing for the Theatre’ category (Category A) and Vincent Vella with his work Fuq il-Bjut, in the ‘Writing of Radio Plays’ category (Category C). The second prize in Category C went to Joe Friggieri […]
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25 Maltese boys offer service in Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome

25 boys, from 25 different parishes across Malta are currently in Rome to offer their service in the Basilica of St. Peter. Pictured in the group with Pope Francis in Vatican City, is also Fr Karl Sultana (right). The group left Malta on the 23rd of August and will arrive back in Malta on the […]
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Three Gozitan men arrested over killing of flamingo in Gozo

The Police have advised that three Gozitan men have been arrested in connection with the killing of a flamingo on Saturday evening in the area known as Tal-Fessej in Xewkija. At that time, police were informed that a bird fitting the description of one of two flamingos which had been seen earlier was shot by […]
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Motorcyclist grievously injured following crash in Nadur

The Police have reported that a 49-year old motorcyclist, was grievously injured in a crash at around 8.30pm yesterday evening. The motorcyclist was involved in a accident with a car in Triq ir-Rabat, Nadur, which was being driven by a 44-year old man.
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Registered unemployment in Gozo & Comino up by 8.6%

In July, persons registering as unemployed stood at 7,298, up by 634 or 9.5 per cent, over the corresponding month in 2012, and marginally up over June. In Gozo and Comino registered unemployment increased by 58 (8.6 per cent) to 733. The National Statistics Office said that the data provided by the Employment and Training […]
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MEP meets the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Ent. and Ind

Labour MEP Marlene Mizzi recently had a meeting with the Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry . The meeting was held with the members of the Chamber’s Board of Management, headed by its President, Mr David Curmi , in order to discuss issues which are of concern to the Chamber and which can be addressed […]
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Government condemns chemical weapon attack in Syria

In a statement this morning the Government said it is shocked by the latest events in Syria, where hundreds of civilians, mostly women and children, were brutally murdered when they were attacked by poisonous gases. “The Maltese and Gozitan people have witnessed through the international news gruesome scenes of children, young and old, including women, […]
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