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400 athletes particpate in Sunday’s Gozo Half Marathon 2014

Sunday’s Gozo Half Marathon 2014 was a great success,with fine weather greeting the large crowds of supporters that lined the route of the races. The organisers said, “the race wouldn’t have been such a success without the continuous support of many.” The Gozo Half Marathon Organising Committee thanked all the 400 participating athletes, who have […]
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Code-X team prepare for JA-YE ( Malta) Company of the year

Members of the Young Business Entrepreneurs bureau of Gozo met the Code-X team in preparation for the Junior Achievement (Young Enterprise) Malta company of the year programme. This group of young Gozitans have developed an innovative app to help tourist explore unknown places of interest in Gozo. Code-X is a group of eight Gozitan students […]
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John XXIII and John Paul II inscribed in the book of Saints

Half a million people attended the ceremony held this morning in St. Peter’s Square for the canonisation of the “two Pope Saints:” John XXIII and John Paul II. Since it was opened to the public at 5 a.m, the square and its environs were filled with faithful from all over the world; Polish pilgrims, however, […]
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The Prime Minister is being dishonest about Gozo – Simon Busuttil

The Opposition Leader Simon Busuttil said today that the Prime Minister was being “dishonest when he stated that the Nationalist Government has somehow failed to persuade the European Union that Gozo should be recognised as a region.” The Opposition Leader was referring to the claims made by the Prime Minister, Dr Joseph Muscat during his […]
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Police seize clap net and apprehend trapper in Dingli – CABS

Yesterday morning at 6.00am a member of the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) team spotted a man trapping protected Ortolan Buntings [Ortolan in Maltese] close to the Dingli radar station. “The trapper used a 15-meter long clap net, an illegal bird caller and a live decoy.” “The police responded to their report within 5 minutes. […]
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Gozo-Rocks! Charity Hike to raise funds for the Alive Foundation

Louis Debattista of the Gozo-Greyhounds Youth Athletic Club in Qala, is organising another charity hike to raise funds for the Alive Charity Foundation. The hike is taking place on Sunday, the 25th of May and the route, starting from Mgarr, will follow the coastline and fields to Ramla Bay. There will be a bus waiting […]
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Alternattiva Demokratika presents main themes of its EP manifesto

During a press conference in Sliema, AD presented the main themes of its manifesto for the European Parliament Election. Secretary General Ralph Cassar said that this election is an opportunity for Maltese voters to show that they want politicians who will work for a Europe closer to citizens, and politicians who really work in favour […]
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Claudio Fiorentini – ‘Digging into Khaos’ at the Art e Gallery, Gozo

An exhibition of paintings by Italian artist Claudio Fiorentini – ‘Digging into Khaos’ is currently taking place at the Art e Gallery, situated at 1, Library Street, Victoria (next to St. Augustine Square). Painter, novel writer and poet Claudio Fiorentini, was born in Rome in 1959 and has lived in Mexico, France and Morocco for […]
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Rome prepares for historic canonisation of the two Popes today

The city of Rome has welcomed the hundreds of thousands of faithful for the canonisation of John XXIII and John Paul II in St. Peter’s Square this morning, which will be attended by delegations from more than 100 countries and at least 24 Heads of State. The Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi (ORP) has installed 19 maxi-screens […]
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Car Boot Sale in aid of the Arka Foundation on Sunday in Marsalforn

A Car Boot Sale, organised by the Arka Foundation of Ghajnsielem, is taking place at the Marsalforn car park, next Sunday morning, the 4th of May Arka invites everyone to take along any unwanted items, bric a brac etc and turn them into cash. It’s also a great place for buyers to bag a bargain. […]
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Ampthill Town CC return on 6th tour to Malta to take on Marsa

Marsa were back in action again after a weeks rest, playing against returning team Ampthill Town C.C who were on their sixth tour. Their first tour was in 2009 and since had played five series in which the Marsa team had won three and drew the other two. Ampthill had lost their previous two tours […]
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