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  • Apes strike back

    Apes strike back

    Dawn of the Planets of the Apes (2014)Certified: 12ADuration: 131 minutesDirector: Matt ReevesStarring as humans: Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Jocko Sims, Kirk Acevedo, Enrique Murciano, Kevin Rankin, Keir...

  • Nickel in iPads ‘can cause rashes’

    Nickel in iPads ‘can cause rashes’

    Unexplained rash? Check your iPad, because the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals. Recent reports in medical journals describe nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices,...

  • Home-made pesto

    Home-made pesto

    Pesto can be used as a sauce for pasta dishes but also as a salad dressing. I also use it on toasted half baguettes and as a sauce on fish. It is very easy to make and is ready in a few minutes. Ingredients100g fresh basil100g pine nuts120g grated...

  • Musical trip to the 1960s

    Musical trip to the 1960s

    Jersey Boys (2014)Certified: 12Duration: 134 minutesDirected: Clint EastwoodStarring: John Lloyd Young, Vincent Piazza, Michael Lomenda, Erich Bergen, Christopher Walken, Renee Marino, Mike Doyle, Barry Livingston, Freya Tingley, Erica Piccininni,...

  • Weather not tied to back pain

    Back pain is no more likely to strike on cold, rainy days than in fair weather, according to a study from Australia. Temperature, humidity, wind direction, precipitation and air pressure were not linked to the onset of lower back pain among close...

  • Love at first sound

    Love at first sound

    Franco TartagliaFounder and bandleader of Tact You belong to me I was given a guitar at the age of five. It was kept safely on top of a wardrobe until my curiosity got the better of me. I started private lessons aged six and almost immediately...

  • The sound of summer

    The sound of summer

    From outdoor venues to beach clubs and intimate rooftop parties, Malta’s nightlife plays it all. Arabella Hogg gets a gig with two top local DJs. Nicky Scicluna DJ Age: 26Occupation: DJ, freelance photographer, events organiser When did you...

  • Let them entertain you

    Let them entertain you

    Until Saturday, August 2Various venues The programme for Malta’s largest arts festival presents artists from Croatia, the UK, Spain, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, South Africa and Russia, who will join some of the best Maltese artists in 18...

  • Lord of the manner

    Lord of the manner

    Littering, loud music, invading other people’s space and a loose cannon of a beach ball can wreck a day at the beach. This summer, mix a cocktail of sun, sea and decent behaviour. We all carry a precious picnic basket of memories of endless days...

  • Sound of silence

    Sound of silence

    Enjoy a quieter life with CFX concert grand sound at home with the all-new Yamaha SH Silent pianos. The range of Yamaha Silent upright and grand acoustic pianos represents the most significant technological advances for pianists since the...

  • A night spectacle

    A night spectacle

    This summer, the Mediterraneo Marine Park in Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq is hosting a sea lions and dolphins night spectacle. Indulge yourself in a lovely barbecue and the light sounds of an instrumental trio playing live Latino-style music, followed by an...

  • The Art of the Castrati

    In the review of countertenor Cenk Karaferya's recent recital in London with Les Bougies Baroques directed by Ian Peter Bugeja, the programme also included a fine interpretation of the aria Deh per questo istante solo from Mozart's La clemenza di...

  • Pudsey takes red carpet by storm

    Pudsey takes red carpet by storm

    Britain’s Got Talent winner Pudsey the dog took a ‘bow wow’ on the red carpet at the premiere of his big screen debut on Sunday. The dancing dog – who won over many hearts when he and owner Ashleigh Butler won the ITV talent show in 2012 – arrived...

  • Lone Ranger outfit sells for $195,000

    Lone Ranger outfit sells for $195,000

    The outfit Lone Ranger actor Clayton Moore wore when making appearances as the character after retiring from TV has sold for $195,000. Moore, who died in 1999, played the masked lawman on the US television series The Lone Ranger from 1949 to 1957.

  • Arctic Monkeys close Scotland’s T in the Park festival

    Arctic Monkeys close Scotland’s T in the Park festival

    The crowd watching the Arctic Monkeys performing on the main stage at the T in the Park festival, at Balado Park in Kinross, Scotland, on Sunday. The band brought Scotland’s biggest music festival to an end for the final time at the fields it has...

  • Many Alzhei mer’s cases ‘avoidable’

    Many Alzhei mer’s cases ‘avoidable’

    Data on possible protective behaviours and dementia risk factors emerges at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2014 in Copenhagen A third of Alzheimer’s cases are potentially preventable if people improve their lifestyles, according...

  • Pot sticker dumplings

    Pot sticker dumplings

    Ingredients2x4cm pieces ginger, peeled250g Chinese cabbage, finely shredded350g minced pork2 green onions, finely chopped2 tbsps soy sauce1 tbsp oyster sauce2 tsps sesame oil1 tbsp Shaoxing rice wine or dry sherrycornflour for dusting2 x 275g...

  • Walk the line

    Walk the line

    Works by well-known artists such as Damien Hirst, Martin Creed and Gary Hume are to be displayed along a new sculpture walk. The route, called The Line, will link the O2 Arena with the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London and has been set...

  • Pasta salad

    Pasta salad

    Ingredients500g penne200g cooked shrimps150g pepperoni salami1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into cubes 1 green pepper, deseeded and cut into cubes1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped3 cloves garlic, finely chopped1 medium-sized courgette, deseeded...

  • Drinking less aids healthy heart

    Drinking less aids healthy heart

    Drinking less can help to improve the health of your heart, experts have said. A reduction in alcohol consumption could improve the cardiovascular health of even light-to-moderate drinkers, research suggests. The authors of the study, published in...

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