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  • Bionic eye a ‘total success’

    Bionic eye a ‘total success’

    A partially-sighted pensioner has had his central vision restored for the first time in nearly a decade after he received a ‘bionic eye’. Ray Flynn, 80, from Audenshaw, Manchester, is the world’s first patient with advanced dry age-related macular...

  • Problematic diabetes drugs may reduce risk of Parkinson’s disease

    Problematic diabetes drugs may reduce risk of Parkinson’s disease

    Two problematic diabetes drugs associated with worrying side effects may reduce the risk of patients developing Parkinson’s disease, offering a springboard for further research, scientists said. An analysis of more than 160,000 British diabetics...

  • ­­Sugary drinks blamed over type 2 diabetes

    Drinking sugary drinks could be causing nearly 8,000 cases of type 2 diabetes a year, according to research. A study led by the University of Cambridge found sugar-sweetened drinks could give rise to 1.8 million diabetes cases over 10 years in the...

  • New look Peugeot 208

    Three years after its launch, the Peugeot 208 – the brand’s best-selling model – has a new look and is already in Malta. No area has been neglected in the creation of this new generation vehicle, Peugeot said. The assertive styling, sportier and...

  • First full trailer of James Bond's 'Spectre' issued

    First full trailer of James Bond's 'Spectre' issued

    The first full trailer for the new Bond movie, Spectre, has been released. Fans will not be disappointed as the latest 007 instalment is packed with explosions, glimpses of epic car chases and Bond's witty one-liners. Daniel Craig is back as...

  • Caught in deadly trap

    Caught in deadly trap

    Knock Knock (2015)Certified: 15Duration: 99 minutesDirected by: Eli RothStarring: Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana de Armas, Ignacia Allamand, Aaron Burns, Colleen CampKRS Releasing Ltd I am not in love with Eli Roth’s style of horror as I find his...

  • Miley Cyrus to host MTV Video Music Awards

    Two years after twerking her way into MTV history, Miley Cyrus will be hosting the cable channel’s Video Music Awards. MTV confirmed the news. The former Disney star sparked a frenzy at the 2013 VMAs when she performed with Robin Thicke, wearing a...

  • Don’t just pack and go

    Don’t just pack and go

    So you’ve sold your old house and you’re moving to a new one. Congratulations are, of course, due. But once all the excitement has quietened down to a simmer, you realise that now comes the dreaded part of packing up your belongings, labelling all...

  • Express delivery

    Express delivery

    The scuffle between online and bricks-and-mortar retail models has dragged on for too long. After all, both have their advantages. Online shopping is convenient, you can do it from the comfort of your home, and you can compare prices without...

  • A bright future

    A bright future

    In identifying a potential flag administration under which to register a vessel, fiscal considerations play a significant role. Malta is the smallest European country with the largest ship register in Europe and the sixth largest worldwide. At the...

  • Pushing for pedal power

    Pushing for pedal power

    Let’s explain the context first: Maltese roads. Statistics published by the EU Commissioner for Transport show that Malta has a better than average road safety and has one of the lowest road fatality rates in Europe. The reality on the roads,...

  • Shifting into green gear

    Shifting into green gear

    We’ve all seen them, parked on the side of the road or thundering by in the fast lane, owning the tarmac like that popular windscreen aphorism: king of the road. And yet, there aren’t many of them. While trucks make up only three per cent of...

  • Gaining momentum as distribution depot

    Gaining momentum as distribution depot

    Over the years Malta has acquired a solid reputation in the transportation logistics industry thanks to its high level of service and ideal geographic positioning. Malta is already one of the leading transhipment pivots for maritime trade in the...

  • The importance of aftersales and customer service

    The importance of aftersales and customer service

    Having had an influential presence in the maritime industry for more than a century, Sullivan Shipping Agencies Limited has evolved into a dynamic and modern logistic provider, placing its customers’ requirements at the forefront of all its...

  • Recognising growth

    Recognising growth

    Thomas Smith’s commitment to providing industry-leading services in air freight and logistics was celebrated when the freight forwarding division received the coveted silver award by Lufthansa Cargo. The award is given out on the basis of...

  • Solidarity on the road

    Solidarity on the road

    Forthy-seven cyclists participating in the Alive 2015 Cycling Challenge for Cancer have found important support from Express Trailers who offered to transport the athletes’ bicycles and cycling equipment by container from Malta to...

  • First case of long-term HIV remission in child revealed

    First case of long-term HIV remission in child revealed

    A French teenager born with HIV and treated until age six is still free from infection 12 years after stopping the treatments, suggesting the first case of long-term remission in a childinfected from birth, experts said. The girl is one of a small...

  • ‘Oasis of songs’ closes Latitude

    ‘Oasis of songs’ closes Latitude

    Noel Gallagher has brought the curtain down on the 10th Latitude festival in front of a packed arena. The former Oasis frontman performed a closing set on the main stage at Henham Park, Suffolk, with a mix of new material, more obscure songs from...

  • Ant-Man dominates US box office

    Marvel’s Ant-Man landed with a solid $58 million at the weekend box office, while Trainwreck’s Amy Schumer put her own raunchy spin on romantic comedies to the tune of a $30.2 million debut. It marks Marvel’s 12th consecutive first place opening,...

  • Downton Abbey’s cast spotted filming

    Downton Abbey’s cast spotted filming

    With anticipation building over the final season of Downton Abbey due to be aired in the autumn, the cast have been seen filming scenes in a picturesque Northumberland town. Keen to stop any spoilers from the critically acclaimed show getting out,...

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