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  1. Fgura woman struck by lightning bolt

    A 27-year-old woman from Fgura injured her hand when she was struck by a bolt of lightning at around noon. The police said the woman, who lives in Triq il-Ward tax-Xemx, was lowering an awning in the yard of her residence when the incident...

  2. Former top hotel is a dangerous wreck

    South Malta’s former biggest hotel has been reduced to a dangerous shell, with parts of the publicly accessible structure collapsing due to weather damage. The four-star Jerma Palace hotel, once owned by a Libyan state company and leased and...

  3. Woman stabbed in Xaghra in critical condition

    A 48-year-old woman from Xaghra is in a critical condition after she was allegedly stabbed by a 43-year-old Libyan who lives in Xaghra, at her residence in Triq Ġużeppi Grech. The police said they were informed of the incident at 7am. They found...

  4. €75,000 raised in Good Friday night walk

    The sum of €75,000 was raised in aid of the Puttinu Cares cancer support group during the Good Friday night walk which this year was the largest ever with some 8,000 participants. The first to arrive at the finish line in front of the Senglea...

  5. Updated: Maltese climbers safe as 12 are killed in Everest avalanche

    At least 12 Nepalese guides have been killed and four others are missing after an avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early today - the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. The four Maltese currently attempting to...

  6. Rare bird roosts in Malta

    A long-legged buzzard, which is rare and highly protected bird, was sighted yesterday in an undisclosed area in the north of Malta, the government said. It said the bird roosted overnight, awaiting more favourable wind currents to continue with...

  7. Maltese climbers’ shock after avalanche tragedy

    When tragedy struck on the slopes of Mount Everest in the early hours of yesterday, Gregory Attard was still asleep. With three other Maltese climbers he is currently attempting his second ascent of the world’s highest mountain. But the group...

  8. Malta welcomes Ukraine deal

    Foreign Minister George Vella this morning welcomed the preliminary agreement reached in Geneva yesterday for immediate steps to be taken toward calming tensions in Ukraine. The US, European Union, Ukraine and Russia yesterday agreed to establish...

  9. Thousands pray on Maundy Thursday

    Thousands of Maltese last night visited seven churches in remembrance of the Passion and death of Our Lord. In keeping with tradition, a large number of people walked up the hill from Siggiewi to the Laferla Cross reciting the rosary and pausing...

  10. Photos of the week - Times of Malta

    A selection of some of the best pictures taken over the past week by photographers of the Times of Malta.    

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