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Libyan man in Gozo Court on various charges including theft and mugging

The Police arraigned a 30-year old Libyan man in Court today, on various charges, including theft, mugging and causing injury to another person, among other charges. The Libyan, who lives in Marsalforn, was accused with the theft of two mobile phones, one handbag, two muggings and causing injuries on the body of two persons and […]
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Libyan man in Gozo Court on various charges including theft and mugging

The Police arraigned a 30-year old Libyan man in Court today, on various charges, including theft, mugging and causing injury to another person, among other charges. The Libyan, who lives in Marsalforn, was accused with the theft of two mobile phones, one handbag, two muggings and causing injuries on the body of two persons and […]
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Gozo branch of NSO opens next month: ‘Gozo in Figures 2014? launched

Earlier this week at a meeting held in Gozo for the launch of the latest edition of ‘Gozo in Figures,’ it was announced by Michael Pace Ross of the National Statistics Office, that in June the NSO will open a branch in Gozo to compile and widen the scope of regional statistics, under the auspices […]
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Election results are a “humbling vote of confidence and courage” – PM

The Prime Minister, Dr Joseph Muscat, said this afternoon that the outcome is better than expected and it is a “humbling vote of confidence and courage, thank you.” The indications are pointing to a majority over the Nationalist Party of over 30,000 (around 53%). The PN won 40%, AD 3.5% and others 3.5%. Dr Muscat […]
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Japanese watercolour artist Hiroshi Ueno, on visit to Gozo

Japanese watercolour artist Hiroshi Ueno, is on a visit to Gozo, and on Sunday he was spotted in Victoria’s main street, where he was painting a scene of the Cittadella. Hiroshi Ueno was born in 1943 in Mie prefecture, centre of Japan, and graduated from Musashino Art UniversityAfter leaving Yamaha Living-tech Company in 1999 he […]
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Multiple Sclerosis Society of Malta: Multiple Sclerosis walk & run next Saturday

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Malta is raising funds and awareness by organising a walk from Sliema (Burger King) to Manoel Island, on Saturday, the 31st of May, starting at 10.00am. Some people will run from San Anton gardens to Manoel Island, starting at 9.00am. The President of Malta, HE Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, will […]
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Sir Michelangelo Refalo Sixth Form students visit Strasbourg for Euroscola Day

Earlier this month twenty-four students, led by an Assistant Head and two teachers from Sir Michelangelo Refalo Sixth Form, Gozo, visited Strasbourg for Euroscola Day, an event sponsored by the EU Parliament. This was the fourth consecutive year that the Sir Michelangelo Refalo had participated in this initiative and the sixth time overall. Unlike previous […]
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ERRC volunteers participate in full cave diving & rescue course in Sicily

Gozo based, ‘Emergency Response & Rescue Corp’ staff, and volunteers, Dr Matthew Montabello and Mr Etienne Micallef have undergone specialised training in full cave diving and rescue. The training was carried out in Sicily and it was hosted by ISDA (International Scuba Diving Academy). The project gave the opportunity for the two instructor trainers to […]
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Counting due to start at midday at Naxxar Counting Hall for EP Elections

Counting is due to start at midday at the Naxxar Counting Hall for the European Parliament Elections, and the tension is beginning to mount. The European Parliament Office in Malta has said that the approximate voting turnout was 74.81% at the close of polling at 10.00pm last night. There were 344,356 registered voters. In the […]
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‘Sir Sid Darek’ Social Housing Scheme: Authority finalising work on applications

The Minister for the Family and Social Solidarity, Michael Farrugia and the Housing Authority have issued information for those applicants who have shown interest in purchasing their residence under the ‘Sir Sid Darek’ – Right to Buy scheme. They said that “the process for this scheme has sped up in the last few weeks in […]
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A new crisis is hitting the dairy industry, say Gozitan dairy farmers

Representatives of KPH (Koperattiva Produtturi Halib) (Cooperative of milk producers) met with Alfred Sant on Saturday in Victoria, to discuss “a new crisis that is hitting the dairy industry.” Joseph Debrincat and Joseph Spiteri, representatives of Gozitan dairy farmers explained that the dairy industry was being faced with new regulations coming from Europe that prohibited […]
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