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  • From Mozart to Taylor Swift

    John Cutajar, 14, aspires to become a full-time pianist and trumpeter but he is not the type to be carried away, even when music teachers are full of praise and see exciting prospects. Admittedly, most of the time he is on YouTube, watching music...

  • We need points not just good showings, says Schembri

    With 67 caps under his belt, Andrè Schembri is one of the senior members of the national squad. A minor injury restricted him to a cameo appearance in Malta’s last Euro 2016 Group H qualifier, a 1-0 home defeat to Bulgaria in June, but Schembri is...

  • Vella earns late call-up to replace injured Grima

    Balzan captain Dylan Grima has pulled out of the Malta squad for tomorrow’s Euro 2016 Group H qualifier against Italy after suffering a knee injury during training yesterday. Forward Terence Vella, who completed a deadline-day loan move from...

  • Design contest regulations

    Reference is made to the article ‘Mintoff statue artist blasts OPM move – amended version of design revealed’ (August 28). Alfred Camilleri Cauchi was informed that his proposed monument could not be chosen during a specific meeting and the reason...

  • Warning was ditched

    I hate to bring this up and, as much as I am not particularly fond of the cruise liner effect, should not the guardrails, above, be facing inwards to prevent climbing over? I may be wrong but this can prove to be a serious health and safety issue,...

  • Pigeon filth in Sliema (1)

    I totally agree with Margaret Camilleri Pace (August 28) who complained about the pigeons droppings in Sliema. The area she highlights, Dingli Street and St John Bosco Street, have become filthy with such droppings. The number of pigeons is on the...

  • Pigeon filth in Sliema (2)

    I refer to the letter by Margaret Camilleri Pace, about the filth in Sliema caused by pigeons. Common sense would suggest that such issues are the responsibility of the local council. But to expect the council to act... forget it! If there are...

  • Inclusion vs exclusion

    In his letter ‘Why focus on exclusion?’ (August 29), Anthony Girard insisted on inclusion rather than on exclusion. He is right and I share his view. Christ came to include and save all people and so I, as a faithful follower of Christ, would like...

  • Ensuring aviation safety

    The plane crash in the French Alps this year was one of the worst accidents in Europe. It sent shockwaves through the aviation industry and turned the spotlight on the safety of airlines transporting passengers around Europe. The current EU...

  • Italian teams face uphill task in Europe

    Italian clubs were off to a tough start in Euro club competitions this season. Sampdoria were knocked out of the Europa League by Serbians Vojvodina and Lazio got eliminated from the Champions League by a superior Bayer Leverkusen side in the...

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