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  • Chastain is on a space mission

    Chastain is on a space mission

    Jessica Chastain has revealed Anne Hathaway has given her tips on playing an astronaut in her next film. The two actresses walked a blue, star-spangled carpet in London’s Leicester Square at the premiere of Christopher Nolan’s new space epic...

  • Young Fathers win Mercury Prize

    Young Fathers win Mercury Prize

    Hip hop trio Young Fathers tonight won one of UK music’s most prestigious awards asthey collected the Mercury Prize for their album Dead. The Edinburgh-based act were little fancied for the award and beat acts like hot favourite FKA Twigs and...

  • Duo Ant and Dec to host Brit Awards

    Duo Ant and Dec to host Brit Awards

    Ant and Dec are to be the new hosts of the Brit Awards – 14 years after they last fronted the show. The duo succeed James Corden, who stepped down after hosting the event for four years running. The show could do with some of their ratings magic...

  • Welles’s last film nearing release

    Welles’s last film nearing release

    Orson Welles’s last film may finally be nearing release. A Los Angeles-based production company, Royal Road Entertainment, has reportedly agreed to buy the rights to Welles’slargely unseen The Other Side of the Wind. Producers are planning to...

  • To live the eternal life

    To live the eternal life

    Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)Certified: 15Duration: 123 minutesDirected by: Jim JarmuschStarring: Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, Jeffrey Wright, Anton Yelchin, Slimane Dazi, Yasmine Hamdan, White HillsSoda Picture Jim...

  • Vatican unveils new systems toprotect Michelangelo frescoes

    Vatican unveils new systems toprotect Michelangelo frescoes

    The Vatican unveiled new high-tech, energy-saving lighting and air purification systems to protect Michelangelo’s delicate Sistine Chapel frescoes from damage caused by the ever-growing crowds of tourists. Dust brought in from outside, body sweat...

  • Too much pressure on your feet

    Too much pressure on your feet

    As the rate of overweight and obese children increases, so do foot problems, as excessive weight is a burden to the developing foot and ankle. According to the World Health Organisation, obesity is one of the main serious global problems in the...

  • Delicata’s first 2014 rosé wine now on market

    Delicata’s first 2014 rosé wine now on market

    The very first wine from the 2014 harvest has been released on the Maltese market after it was bottled at the Delicata winery last week. The wine is the 2014 vintage Victoria Heights Shiraz Rosé made entirely from hand-picked Gozitan Shiraz...

  • More serious than athlete’s foot

    More serious than athlete’s foot

    Sportspeople with atypical feet, like a very high arch or flat feet, are at greater risk of injury if they do not take extra caution. Medical student Vanessa Mercieca highlights some common problems. There is no doubt that the demands on athletes’...

  • Drone wars against pests

    Drone wars against pests

    The war farmers continuously wage against vineyard pests might have taken a turn for the better using the latest technology – a drone. In California, vine growers are using remote-controlled helicopters to spray their vineyards with pesticide. The...

  • Test your run at Eurosport

    Test your run at Eurosport

    New cutting-edge foot-scanning technology developed to improve services within sports outlets is now available at Eurosport. Through an accurate assessment, customers can pick the right footwear. “There are many problems caused by buying the wrong...

  • Warm poached egg with diced potatoes and crisp pancetta salad

    Warm poached egg with diced potatoes and crisp pancetta salad

    Ingredients1 lamb lettuce1 boiled beetroot2 tomatoes1 red pepper1 handful fresh mixed herbs6 slices crispy fried bacon1 potato cut in small cubes, boiled and then fried with the bacon cutinto julienneFor the dressing1 tsp wholegrain mustard125ml...

  • Managing heel pain

    Managing heel pain

    Heel pain is by far the most common foot problem in adults, especially females, says podiatrist Christian Ellul. He takes a look at the various causes and possible treatments. Heel pain is by far the commonest foot problem in adults affecting all...

  • Fixing time

    Fixing time

    I meet Stephen Zammit on the roof of the Malta Maritime Museum in Vittoriosa in order to watch closely the mechanism of the British 19th century clock which he restored last year. This was certainly an exclusive moment since I was clearly warned...

  • Every second counts

    Every second counts

    Nicola Muscat, Swimmer, 20 Best time: National record for 50m freestyle: 0:26:59hr in Eindhoven, April 2014. Nicola Muscat started swimming when she was five years old and has been swimming for the national team for six years. When she was five,...

  • Time for style

    Time for style

    What role does a watch play in a wardrobe? A watch is just like any other accessory but of course functional as well asvisually appealing. Does this role vary from a male to a female wardrobe? Generally, a watch is morevisible on a woman,...

  • Vegetable lasagne

    Vegetable lasagne

    IngredientsMushrooms, finely choppedAubergines, thinly slicedZucchini, thinly slicedOnions, finely choppedGarlic, finely choppedBasil, finely choppedParsley, finely choppedTomatoes, thinly slicedPassataTomato pasteBrandyChicken stockWhite...

  • Serious watches for serious sports

    Serious watches for serious sports

    Ever since the creation of its first diving watch in 1965, Seiko has been exceeding the expectations of those whose sports require watches with truly professional specifications. Now, Prospex brings together all Seiko’s sports watch expertise in...

  • Private secrets unzipped

    Private secrets unzipped

    TheatreMinn Wara ż-ŻippSir Temi Zammit Hall Maltese audiences love a good rip-roaring, side-splitting laugh, or should one say, in the case of Unifaun’s revival of Trevor Zahra’s popular play, a ‘zip-splitting’ laugh? To write a witty and...

  • Tagliatelle with calamari

    Tagliatelle with calamari

    Ingredients2 tsps olive oil1 onion, finely chopped2 garlic cloves, crushed4 drained anchovy fillets,finely chopped1 small red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped1kg ripe tomatoes½ cup white wine500g cleaned calamari, cut into 1cm-thick...

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