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Celebrating 30 years of Clio at The Renault Malta Showroom

Jun 18 2024 Share

The Renault Malta Showroom recently hosted a spectacular display celebrating over 30 years of the Renault Clio. This event showcased ten iconic Clio versions, including the latest full hybrid model, under the campaign “Renault Clio – Same Love, New Energy.”

The Clio, first introduced in 1990, has evolved through five generations, becoming Renault’s most successful model and the best-selling French car of all time, with over 15 million units sold globally.

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This milestone event brought together vintage Clio models and their proud owners, capturing the essence of the Clio’s journey from its humble beginnings to its current status as an advanced, hybrid-powered vehicle.

A Journey Through Time

Clio I: Launched in 1990 as a versatile small car, the first-generation Clio immediately became a favorite, winning European Car of the Year in 1991. Its blend of practicality, quality, and equipment set a new standard in the small car market.

Clio II: Debuted in 1998, this model brought a curvier design and advanced safety features, such as ABS and airbags, making it a pioneer in the supermini segment.

Clio III: Unveiled in 2005, this generation introduced premium features like hands-free keycards and a more refined interior. It also earned a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating.

Clio IV: Launched in 2012, it featured a design inspired by the DeZir concept car and brought new technologies like the R-LINK media system. The Clio IV’s customization options were a hit among buyers.

Clio V: The latest generation, introduced in 2019, marks the most advanced Clio yet. With its hybrid E-TECH powertrain, it offers up to 80% electric driving in the city, combining performance with efficiency.

A Day of Celebration

The event started at 9 AM, with the display set up in front of the Renault Malta Showroom. Attendees had the opportunity to admire the evolution of the Clio through the decades, from the vintage models to the latest hybrid. The Malta Daily team captured the event, taking stunning photos and videos to promote on social media.

Capturing the Essence

This celebration wasn’t just about looking back at the Clio’s history but also highlighting its future. The latest Renault Clio E-TECH full hybrid represents a new era for the iconic model, injecting fresh energy into its legacy.

With advanced technology, enhanced safety features, and a sporty design, the new Clio continues to embody the spirit of innovation and accessibility. The “Renault Clio – Same Love, New Energy” campaign perfectly encapsulates this blend of nostalgia and forward-thinking, ensuring that the Clio remains a beloved choice for drivers around the world.

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Health Minister Congratulates Doctors Class of 2024 After Buscade Visit

Jun 18 2024 Share

After a surprise visit at the ministry, Malta’s Minister for Health and Active Ageing, Jo Etienne Abela, took to Facebook to celebrate the newly-graduated doctors of 2024.

The fresh graduates paid a visit to the Ministry of Health during their traditional end-of-course buscade, an annual event held by that year’s graduating class to celebrate the end of a University course.

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Minister Abela shared his enthusiasm for the occasion, posting photos of the cheerful group and expressing his pride in their accomplishments.

“A sweet moment which, without a doubt, left a smile for the rest of the day,” he wrote. This message comes before these newly-graduated students head into the world of health, some of which potentially interacting with the minister in their career’s distant future.

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Maltese Page Issues Tips To Protect Animals Amid Heat Surge

Maltese Page Issues Tips To Protect Animals Amid Heat Surge
Jun 18 2024 Share

In light of the recent heatwave sweeping across Malta, local page ‘Maltese Islands Weather’ has emphasised the importance of safeguarding our beloved pets and stray animals. With temperatures soaring, it is crucial for everyone to be aware of the risks and take necessary precautions to protect our furry and feathered friends from heat-related dangers.

The post outlines several key measures to ensure animal safety during this intense heat. It highlights the alarming signs of heatstroke, such as heavy panting, fever, and vomiting, urging immediate veterinary attention if any of these symptoms are observed. Emphasis is placed on maintaining a constant supply of fresh water not just for pets but also for strays, birds, and even insects, stressing the importance of hydration.

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Additionally, the post advises against leaving pets in parked vehicles, which can become dangerously hot in a matter of minutes. Walking pets during cooler parts of the day and avoiding hot sidewalks are also recommended to prevent burns and discomfort. The importance of regular grooming to help animals stay cool is noted, along with the caution to never fully shave their fur, as it offers protection from harmful UV rays.

By following these guidelines, the community can help ensure the safety and well-being of all animals during this period of extreme heat. Animals are our friends, and they deserve our care and respect.

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‘Gladiator’ & ‘Wonder Woman’ Star Connie Nielsen In Malta For Mediterrane Film Festival

‘Gladiator’ & ‘Wonder Woman’ Star Connie Nielsen In Malta For Mediterrane Film Festival
Jun 18 2024 Share

In addition to the already-stacked line-up of this year’s Mediterrane Film Festival, Danish actress Connie Nielsen, most recognised from her roles in ‘Gladiator’ and ‘Wonder Woman’ will be coming to the island for the festival’s second edition.

Nielsen is set to reprise her iconic role as Lucilla in the highly anticipated sequel to Ridley Scott’s Gladiator. Scheduled for release in 2024, the sequel promises to revisit the grandeur and political intrigue that captivated audiences in the original 2000 film.

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Launching her career in European cinema before making a successful transition to Hollywood in the late ’90s, she rose to international fame with her powerful performance in Gladiator. She portrayed Lucilla, the astute and resilient sister of Emperor Commodus, played by Joaquin Phoenix. Her nuanced portrayal won her widespread acclaim and cemented her status as a versatile and compelling actress.

Beyond her memorable role in Gladiator, Nielsen has made significant contributions to the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), where she stars as Queen Hippolyta, the formidable mother of Wonder Woman. She first donned the Amazonian armour in Wonder Woman (2017) and continued to inspire audiences in Wonder Woman 1984 (2020).

Connie Nielsen will participate in a special Q&A session on June 24th at Forti St. Elmo, following a screening of the original Gladiator.

This event offers fans a unique opportunity to engage with Nielsen and gain insights into her experiences on set, her views on the evolving landscape of Hollywood, and her thoughts on reprising one of her most iconic roles.

Those interested in attending the Q&A session must register in advance at mediterrane.com

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