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  1. Two Britons die after getting into difficulty while swimming in Comino

    Two Britons, both 35, died this afternoon after they found themselves in difficulty while swimming at the Blue Lagoon in Comino because of strong currents. The police said they were informed of the incident at 3.30pm. One was airlifted to Gozo...

  2. Government whip among protestors rallying against ODZ development

    Government whip Godfrey Farrugia was among the protesters who attended a rally this morning by a collective of environmental non-government organisations and concerned citizens against development in outside development zones. They described such...

  3. We will slit your throats, women were warned by burglars

    Three burglars who barged into a Gżira house early on Thursday morningthreatened two women that they would slit their throats and burn them alive if they called the police. The burglars later escaped with some cash and a car belonging to one of...

  4. Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest, Malta placed 11th in second semi-final

    Sweden has been crowned the winner of the 60th Eurovision Song Contest for Mans Zelmerlow's performance of Heroes. It is the sixth time in the contest's history that Sweden has come out on top, this time fighting off strong competition from Russia...

  5. Father and son injured in explosion

    A father and son were injured in an explosion in Triq is-Siġġiewi, Qrendi at 1.30pm today. The son, 28, from Mqabba is in a critical condition. His 60-year-old father, who also lives in Mqabba, suffered slight injuries. The police said the two men...

  6. Man charged with stabbing wife's lover

    A man who stabbed his wife's lover when he caught the two in bed after he returned home from work early insisted in court this afternoon that his crime was excusable. Magistrate Antonio Micallef Trigona heard defence lawyer Roberto Montalto...

  7. Reversal of fortune for family in poverty

    Stacks of boxes packed with foodstuffs and rows of crockery and dinnerware fill the bare room, making it slightly more worthy of being deemed a kitchen. Catherine Belli welcomes me inside and offers a slice of cake. “It’s been lovely – we haven’t...

  8. MCST chairman Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando at office one day each week

    Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando, who earns almost €60,000 as executive chairman of the government’s science agency, only frequents his office on Wednesdays and is at his dental practice on the other days of the week. When Times of Malta contacted the...

  9. PN Executive elected

    The 18 elected members of the executive committee of the Nationalist Party were announced last night after the first session of the PN general council meeting. Among them is Rosette Thake, who some observers say, is in pole position to succeed...

  10. Gynaecologist walks into Facebook muddle

    An Italian gynaecologist may have landed himself in trouble after marketing himself to women on Facebook promising clearance-sale prices. In one message, Carlo Matrisciano encouraged a woman who had just accepted his friend request to take...

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