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  • Vitamin D linked to schizophrenia

    Vitamin D linked to schizophrenia

    People who suffer from vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as those who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to new research. Scientists who examined 19 studies involving more than 2,000 adults...

  • Disingenuous loyalties

    Disingenuous loyalties

    TheatreKing LearPjazza Teatru Rjal Misplaced trust is terrible to experience. It undoes you completely, both because of the consequences it may have on the outcome of your ventures ­– economic, political and emotional – and because it undoes the...

  • Winds of Change

    Winds of Change

    “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colours. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” – Terry...

  • Strong echoes

    Strong echoes

    Earth to Echo (2014)Certified: PGDuration: 89 minutesDirected by: Dave GreenStarring: Teo Halm, Brian Bradley, Reese Hartwig, Ella Wahlestedt, Jason Gray-Stanford, Cassius Willis, Sonya Leslie, Kerry O’Malley, Virginia Louise Smith, Peter...

  • Traditional ice cream

    Traditional ice cream

    Ingredients1 tin evaporated milk300ml water (nowadays we use fresh cream, if doing so use 120ml water, 200ml cream)120g candied peel, chopped90g sugar (can be substituted by artificial sweetener)60g roasted almonds20g gelatine1 cinnamon stickFew...

  • Cute animation magic

    Cute animation magic

    The House of Magic (2013)Certified: UDuration: 85 minutesDirected by: Jeremy Degruson, Ben StassenVoices of: Murray Blue, Emily Blunt, Edward Asner, Cinda Adams, George Babbit, Shanelle Gray, Ewan McGregor, Ron Perlman, William ShatnerKRS...

  • On board

    On board

    What constitutes a commercial yacht? A yacht qualifies as a commercial yacht when it is more than 15 metres in length, not more than 3,000 gross tonnes in weight, and does not carry cargo or passengers exceeding 12 in number. Moreover, a...

  • Supporting life sciences

    Supporting life sciences

    DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, announced that 15 more certified life sciences stations are going live this year, primarily in the Americas and EMEA regions. Adding to the existing Thermonet...

  • A corsair of action

    A corsair of action

    Malta’s strategic location, right in the middle of the watery periphery of two large continents, has often played a significant role during various periods in history. Among these, we find that our islands’ ideal bearings served as a formidable...

  • A charitable effort

    A charitable effort

    Given the huge logistical implications in transporting 45 cyclists, bicycles and other equipment needed for a 10-day cycling challenge across eastern Europe, only a fully-fledged logistics partner such as Express Trailers could come in and...

  • Attrans adds more trucks

    Attrans adds more trucks

    Established in 1976 by Philip Attard, Attrans Limited is today a leading transport company on the island. Now in its second generation and led by Philip Attard Jnr., Attrans prides itself in offering a wide range of services to various...

  • Innovative solutions

    Innovative solutions

    Sullivan Shipping Agencies Limited, a well-known name in the local shipping and maritime industry, has totally rebranded itself in an exciting move to launch its new services. The result is a clever balance between the company’s strong maritime...

  • Anyone averse to change cannot survive

    Anyone averse to change cannot survive

    Thomas Smith has been operating for more than 150 years. How has the market changed? The market has changed enormously, even in the 30 years I have been heading Thomas Smith, let alone in the previous 135. Essentially, the market is now more...

  • Transport and Logistics Awards

    Applications are open for the first Transport and Logistics Awards, organised with HSBC Bank Malta’s support. The awards aim to recognise outstanding achievements by transport and logistics companies and individuals operating in Malta. “For the...

  • A reputable flag of choice

    A reputable flag of choice

    Since time immemorial, vessels have been engaged in various trading activities across the world. Due to the vital impact which shipping activities have on our everyday lives, the regulation of vessels became inevitable and is in fact a topic which...

  • Probiotics 'can aid blood pressure'

    Eating probiotics regularly may help lower blood pressure, according to research findings. The live bacteria and yeasts usually eaten in yoghurts or taken as food supplements were shown to modestly lower blood pressure when taken for two months or...

  • Schizophrenia genes 'breakthrough'

    Schizophrenia genes 'breakthrough'

    Scientists have made a breakthrough in their research into schizophrenia that could “open a window” to finding new treatments for the disease. Eighty-three new genes associated with schizophrenia have been identified in a wide-ranging study. A...

  • Apes rules US box office

    Apes rules US box office

    Sci-fi sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes beat a new horror flick, an animated family film and an adult comedy to keep its grip on the US and Canadian box-office title for a second straight weekend. Apes collected $36 million in domestic ticket...

  • Smoked duck with pears and tomato jam

    Smoked duck with pears and tomato jam

    Ingredients For the smoked duck2 duck breasts2 heaped tbsps light brown sugar2 heaped tbsps tea leaves For the tomato chilli jam500g tomatoes, fresh or tinned100ml white wine vinegar100g sugar2 chilliestwo chillis1 tsp ginger2 cloves garlic,...

  • Ed Sheeran sets 2014 record on British chart

    Ed Sheeran sets 2014 record on British chart

    Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran topped the British album chart for a fourth consecutive week on Sunday, setting a record for the longest run in the top spot this year, the Official Charts Company said. British sales of Sheeran’s second full-length...

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