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  • Say it with love

    Say it with love

    This Valentine’s Day, enjoy exceptional food and the sounds of live entertainment by talented musicians.  Awarded among Malta’s Top Rated Restaurants for 2017, Ta’ Marija invites lovers for a Valentine’s weekend special, brimming with gourmet...

  • Corita Kent exhibition at Blitz

    Corita Kent exhibition at Blitz

    Blitz, in collaboration with Galerie Allen, Paris, presents Now is Enough, a solo exhibition of the American pre-pop artist Corita Kent (1918 – 1986). The exhibition presents the progressive work for peace, tolerance and equality of this singular...

  • Girl, Interrupted for CineXjenza

    Girl, Interrupted for CineXjenza

    The next CineXjenza event focuses on mental health issue and will include a screening of the film Girl, Interrupted. Every one in four people experience mental health problems sometime in their life. Girl, Interrupted tells the story of teenage...

  • Richard Gere blames Trump for blurring meaning of 'refugee' and 'terrorist'

    Richard Gere blames Trump for blurring meaning of 'refugee' and 'terrorist'

    Actor and activist Richard Gere said US President Donald Trump has managed to merge the meaning of the words "refugee" and "terrorist" in the minds of many Americans. Gere also told a news conference at the Berlin Film Festival just before the...

  • Film does not glamorise domestic violence – cast

    Film does not glamorise  domestic violence – cast

    The stars of Fifty Shades Darker have dismissed accusations the film glamorises domestic violence, with actress Dakota Johnson claiming critics would actually be inspired by the character she plays. The follow up to Fifty Shades of Grey sees Jamie...

  • Sequel panned

    Fifty Shades Darker was described as a painful experience – for the viewers.The Daily Mail’s Brian Viner panned the film, giving it a solitary one star out of five. “All things considered, if it weren’t for the S&M scenes, it would be an...

  • Of artists, refugees and shooting

    Of artists, refugees and shooting

    A legendary jazz guitarist on the run from the Nazis, a family trapped in a Syrian apartment as bombs rain down, and a shooting at a Madrid bar – those are some of the roughly 400 stories that will hit screens at this year’s Berlin Film...

  • Audrey Hepburn son sued by his mother’s charity

    Audrey Hepburn’s eldest son is being sued by a children’s charity he helped establish in his mother’s name. The Audrey Hepburn Children’s Fund is suing Sean Ferrer in Los Angeles Superior Court, claiming he has interfered with its plans to exhibit...

  • Prince Charles leads tributes to socialite Palmer-Tomkinson

    Prince Charles leads tributes to socialite Palmer-Tomkinson

    The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have led tributes to their close friend Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, who has died at the age of 45. The royal couple said they were “deeply saddened and our thoughts are with the family” after the former...

  • Satirical qarċilla full of innuendos and humour returns at Fort St Angelo

    Satirical qarċilla full of innuendos and humour returns at Fort St Angelo

    The traditional qarċilla is being held at Fort St Angelo on February 27 at 7pm, Heritage Malta said.  Il-Qarċilla is a poetic farce in Maltese which up to 100 years ago formed part of the carnival celebrations held in Valletta and was very popular...

  • Aretha Franklin to retire from full-time touring

    Aretha Franklin to retire from full-time touring

    Soul music legend Aretha Franklin says she plans to retire from full-time touring after she releases a new album in September. "I am retiring this year," the 74-year-old singer told a Detroit TV station in a telephone interview this week. "I will...

  • Traditional full-gun salute to commemorate feast of St Paul tomorrow

    Traditional full-gun salute to commemorate feast of St Paul tomorrow

    A traditional full-gun salute from Saluting Battery at the Barrakka Gardens in Valletta is being held by Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna at noon, to celebrate the feast of St Paul. The salute will be recreating an age old tradition when cannons were fired...

  • The next chapter of ŻfinMalta's UK debut

    The next chapter of ŻfinMalta's UK debut

    Malta's national dance company ŻfinMalta is making its UK debut this month. Martina Zammit takes you with the dancers on the journey. The Cast in Doncaster is a beautiful theatre, brand new and so warm. It's the first time we get to actually plot...

  • 2018 to be the European Year of Cultural Heritage

    2018 to be the European Year of Cultural Heritage

    The Council of the EU, represented by the Maltese Presidency, and the European Parliament have reached a provisional agreement on a decision that will establish 2018 as a European Year of Cultural Heritage. This initiative aims to raise awareness...

  • Carrie Fisher’s last role

    Carrie Fisher’s last role

    Carrie Fisher’s last TV role in the new series of Catastrophe will be a “bigger, chunkier part” than in previous episodes, the show’s co-creator Sharon Horgan has said. The show finished filming just days before the Star Wars actress had a heart...

  • Tributes flow in for Battlestar Galactica actor Richard Hatch

    Tributes flow in for Battlestar Galactica actor Richard Hatch

    Tributes have poured in for actor Richard Hatch, best known for his role on sci-fi series Battlestar Galactica, after his death from cancer. The 71-year-old died with his son Paul by his side following a battle with pancreatic cancer, his manager...

  • One Direction's Niall Horan reveals budget backpacking experience with family

    One Direction's Niall Horan reveals budget backpacking experience with family

    Multi-millionaire Niall Horan did his best to have an authentic backpacking experience during his time off - spending just €23 a night. The One Direction star, 23, took a break from the limelight to travel with two cousins early in 2016. He talked...

  • Zayn Malik hits back at critics after Twitter storm over girlfriend Gigi Hadid

    Zayn Malik hits back at critics after Twitter storm over girlfriend Gigi Hadid

    Pop star Zayn Malik has hit back after he was subjected to a backlash for rallying to girlfriend Gigi Hadid's defence. Hadid, 21, was criticised after her sister Bella, 20, posted a video of the model appearing to squint her eyes and smile while...

  • Mobile live streaming for Youtube vloggers with more than 10,000 subscribers

    Mobile live streaming for Youtube vloggers with more than 10,000 subscribers

    YouTube is to give mobile live streaming capabilities to any vlogger with more than 10,000 subscribers, the video service has announced. As part of an update to the app, any YouTube creator with a large enough following will be able to start a...

  • Madonna 'cleared to adopt twin girls by court in Malawi'

    Madonna 'cleared to adopt twin girls by court in Malawi'

    Singer Madonna has been granted permission to adopt twin girls from Malawi, it has been reported. The 58-year-old star is said to have been present in the courtroom when the High Court made the ruling in the capital Lilongwe. Following the ruling,...