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Xewkija man in critical condition after falling from ladder

A 59-year-old man is in a critical condition after he fell from a height, in an accident that took place at his residence in Mgarr Road, Xewkija, at about 3.00pm this afternoon. The Police said that preliminary investigations found that the man fell from a ladder while carrying out some work in his house. He […]
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Publish the Gozo tunnel and bridge studies, says AD

“In view of the fact that the Prime Minister Dr Jooseph Muscat, has today declared that he saw a bridge or a tunnel from Malta to Gozo as a must,” Alternattiva Demokratika Chairperson Prof. Arnold Cassola, stated, “since the Prime Minister has made up his mind and has decided, it is obvious that he has […]
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Sunny skies greet Rabat to Rabat Vintage Motors Festival

The 6th edition of the Rabat to Rabat Vintage Motors Festival has been taking place under sunny skies in Gozo today, organised by the Federazzjoni Maltija Vetturi Antiki. Over 130 vintage vehicles were expected to participate in an event which comprised of a Regularity Run starting in Rabat Malta and ending in Rabat Gozo, as […]
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Harsher penalties for animal cruelty proposed in White Paper

The Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights Roderick Galdes has presented the White Paper on the proposed amendments of theAnimal Welfare Act. During a press conference held at the Petting Farm he explained that the aim of the White Paper is to address and implement part of the Electoral Manifesto pertaining to animal […]
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The Apostolic Nuncio & the Bishop of Gozo visit Dar Arka

The Apostolic Nuncio for Malta, H.E Mgr. Aldo Cavalli and the Bishop of Gozo, H.L. Mgr Mario Grech, recently paid an official visit to the Arka Foundation in Ghajnsielem. They were shown around the premises and had the opportunity to see the facilities and services offered for disabled persons and their familes. Later they were […]
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Over 3,500 applications validated for ‘once-only’ vehicle grant

Transport Malta has said that more than 3,500 applications for the “Once-only grant for vehicles registered and licensed for personal use between the 1st May 2004 and the 31st December, 2008″ have been validated so far. Applications under this scheme may either be downloaded from Transport Malta’s website or collected from the offices of Transport […]
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‘Gozo’ is the theme for March’s DOI photo competition

The monthly DOI photograph competition for March is themed ‘Gozo.’ The competition is open to individuals aged 14 and over, who can participate by uploading photos on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags #malta, #doicompetition and #gozo. Photos shared through Facebook also need to tag the Department of Information (Malta) Facebook page. All submitted […]
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European Council adopts revised EU tobacco directive

Making tobacco products less attractive, especially to young people: The European Council has approved a revised EU tobacco directive that it is expected to enter into force in May, 20 days after its publication in the Official Journal of the EU. Member states will then have two years to transpose the directive into their national […]
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Mediterranean Bank extends its branch in Gozo

“Due to Mediterranean Bank’s continued growth and building on the success of its present wealth management clientele,” the bank said that its Gozo branch has recently undergone an extension “in order to fully meet the demands of present and future customers.” Besides offering a full range of banking and investment services, the Gozo branch has […]
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