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  • Balm with berries

    Balm with berries

    Polaar has launched Lapland Cream, a beauty balm formulated with a cocktail of ultra-resistant arctic berries such as raspberries, lingonberries and blackberries. The balm is rich in vitamins A, C and E, a formulation which acts as a natural...

  • Edgar Parnis’s bequest to the National Library

    Edgar Parnis’s bequest to the National Library

    People in Malta generally, and those who take interest and pride in the island’s history in particular, are right to be grateful for the munificent legacy bequeathed by magistrate Edgar Parnis to the National Library of Malta and the Valletta Museum.

  • King of the Road

    King of the Road

    Europe has asked for it pretty relentlessly over the last few years, and they’ve finally got it. Harley-Davidson’s customers have got their Road Glide Special, complete with an updated version of its trademark ‘shark nose’ fairing. The Road Glide...

  • Women’s fragrance with boyish twist

    Women’s fragrance with boyish twist

    Hugo has launched Hugo Woman, a fruity and floral fragrance with an unconventional, boyish twist, combining unexpected naturals and pioneering molecules. The scent creates a contrast of tones and sensations, fusing traditionally feminine and...

  • The bakeries in Valletta of the Order of the Knights of St John

    The bakeries in Valletta of the Order of the Knights of St John

    Apart from being the capital city of Malta, Valletta is a fortified city built by the Order of St John shortly after the Great Siege of 1565. In order to sustain its vast population, and to be self-supporting in a time or war or a siege, various...

  • Hyundai president visits Malta

    Hyundai president visits Malta

    Hyundai Malta hosted Hyundai Motor Europe president and CEO Byung Kwon Rhim. Rhim was in Malta to overview Hyundai’s operations and to meet the management and personnel at Hyundai’s showroom in Birkirkara. During his visit, Rhim reiterated...

  • Less metal, more fun

    Less metal, more fun

    How do you make driving a Toyota Aygo even more fun? One sure-fire way is to provide some classic open-top enjoyment with a new retractable X-Wave canvas roof. Looking ahead to longer, warmer days, Toyota has launched the X-Wave as an option on...

  • Urotherapy

    Urotherapy

    Today we will look at what could be classed as a rather unsavoury type of therapy. However, I like to explore all possible therapies, so let’s talk about urotherapy. Urotherapy has been promoted for a wide variety of diseases and conditions,...

  • Vienna premiere for Seat Cupra

    Seat CEO Jürgen Stackmann unveiled the brand’s latest top model, the Leon ST Cupra, at the Vienna Auto Show this month. The new member of the exceptionally successful Leon family is a unique combination of top performance, perfect style and...

  • The princess and the plea!

    The princess and the plea!

    The season of Santa Clause might just have passed, but the tooth fairy still maintains her nightly collection service and the Easter bunny is yet to make his eagerly-awaited appearances around the world this year. We just love our friendly...

  • Fifty Shades director says she needs a break

    Fifty Shades director says she needs a break

    Film-maker Sam Taylor-Johnson has admitted that making the new Fifty Shades of Grey film has taken its toll. The raunchy movie, starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan as lovers and based on the erotic novels by E.L. James, is due out next...

  • Bill Clinton documentary is shelved

    A documentary on former president Bill Clinton by veteran director Martin Scorsese has been indefinitely shelved after the sides disagreed on control of the film, the New York Times reported. The paper said that the partially completed film...

  • Chemicals in Pill blamed for sperm decline

    Chemicals in Pill blamed for sperm decline

    Sperm production is directly disrupted by the effects of both a plastics component and a hormone used in the contraceptive Pill, scientists have found. The discovery could account for declining human sperm counts seen in several studies, say the...

  • Rise in childhood coeliac diagnoses in UK

    Rise in childhood coeliac diagnoses in UK

    Three times as many children in the UK are being diagnosed with the digestive condition coeliac disease than 20 years ago, according to new research. The study carried out at Nottingham University found diagnoses in children older than two years...

  • An explosive launch

    An explosive launch

    James Patterson, already among the world’s bestselling authors, plans to shake up the publishing industry with the launch of his new novel, Private Vegas, which will self-destruct within 24 hours. A deep-pocketed fan willing to spend $294,038 will...

  • Diamond awards for Gozitan restaurants

    Diamond awards for Gozitan restaurants

    As part of Emmanuel Delicata’s ongoing customer loyalty scheme, two Diamond Distinction Awards have been presented to two restaurants in Gozo. Between them, they have been selling Delicata wines for an impressive 79 years. The first award was...

  • New ranking for Austrian sparklers

    As of this spring, a new three-tier quality ranking system for Austrian sparkling wines, which produces about 12 million bottles annually, will be incorporated into Austrian wine law. The three tiers will be as follows: level one guarantees that...

  • Chenier’s message still relevant today

    Chenier’s message still relevant today

    German tenor Jonas Kaufmann gave his legions of fans what they paid for in a revival of Umberto Giordano’s French Revolution opera Andrea Chenier at Covent Garden on Tuesday that took on unanticipated relevance due to recent events in France. The...

  • Stress ‘can turn you into toddler’

    Stress ‘can turn you into toddler’

    Work stress can turn you into a toddler, research suggests. A study has found that having to cope with stressful tasks can reduce a person’s mental faculties to those of a small child. People who think they perform better under pressure are...

  • The Interview racks up over $40m in digital sales

    The Interview racks up over $40m in digital sales

    The Interview, the Sony Pictures comedy believed to have triggered a cyberattack on the studio, has gained over $40 million in sales from 5.8 million digital downloads, the studio said. Michael Lynton, chief executive of Sony Corp’s entertainment...

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