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  • Beware of low autumn sunshine

    A campaign was launched during the British National Eye Health Week (NEHW) last month to raise awareness of the dangers of unprotected sun exposure in autumn and help prevent future, avoidable, sight loss. David Cartwright, chair of NEHW, explains...

  • Pumpkin and sage risotto with chicken mousse and sautéed liver

    Pumpkin and sage risotto with chicken mousse and sautéed liver

    Ingredients4 chicken livers, whole, sautéed in oil with salt and pepper4 slices crispy pancetta4 sage leaves, friedSalt and pepper For the chicken mousse1 skinless chicken breast, minced1 egg white, beatenPinch of mixed fresh herbs120ml fresh...

  • Study supports rapid weight loss

    Study supports rapid weight loss

    Slimmers should forget what they have been told about avoiding rapid weight loss in favour of slow but sure dieting, according to research. The latest evidence suggests the idea that shedding too many kilos too fast leads to a cycle of ‘yo-yo’...

  • Fino campaign seeks more pride in buying from Malta

    Fino campaign seeks more pride in buying from Malta

    Buying products from Malta, especially when it comes to custom-made products that involve high craftsmanship such as furniture, involves more than just a purchase. It is about the genuine qualities of the product, the service at the time of...

  • 1950s bear sets paws in 21st-century London

    1950s bear sets paws in 21st-century London

    He may be among the world’s best beloved bears, but he also is one of the most endangered in the new movie Paddington, in which Nicole Kidman co-stars as a taxidermist looking to complete her collection of rare animals. Due for release later this...

  • Roast duck with soy sauce

    Roast duck with soy sauce

    Serves 1 IngredientsFor marinade sauce180g lean breast of duck50ml soy sauce20ml oyster sauce50g chopped onion3 crushed garlic cloves½ cup red wine1g roasted star anise powderFor the sauce50g chicken stock50ml soy sauce30g sugar10g chopped...

  • ‘A novel that hits you hard in the stomach’

    ‘A novel that hits you hard in the stomach’

    Australian novelist Richard Flanagan said that before winning the prestigious Man Booker prize for literature he had considered becoming a miner because he found it so difficult to make a living at his craft. Flanagan, 53, won the prestigious...

  • Unseen Titanic photos on show

    Unseen Titanic photos on show

    Previously unpublished photographs of the launch of the Titanic have gone on display in Northern Ireland. The album includes an image of the famous vessel going down the slipway in the Belfast shipyard where it was constructed, with excited...

  • US school officials seek healthy eating tips in French classrooms

    US school officials seek healthy eating tips in French classrooms

    A team of officials from the US visited a French primary school looking for tips to promote healthy eating from a lesson teaching children how to appreciate good food. With a fresh croissant on each desk and a pen in hand, the class of eight- and...

  • Look out of the window

    Look out of the window

    Some say it’s all about location, while others debate that it’s all about natural light. However, when it comes to property, nothing beats a stunning view. An interior plays a pivotal role that can either detract or enhance from the view that a...

  • An exclusive local brand

    An exclusive local brand

    “Prestige Malta is primarily a heartfelt tribute to my homeland, Malta, to its great history and heritage, and to its people’s resilient spirit, which together have seen this nation evolve bravely and consistently to increasingly great results,”...

  • Deal with it

    Deal with it

    Even though we will never admit it, we all do it. Invited to a friend’s house, we look around and gasp, “Oh, but what a lovely home you have,” with such wide-eyed admiration that anyone would think we had been invited on a tour of the private...

  • Being property wise

    Being property wise

    Bricks and mortar has always been a solid investment in Malta. True, like any other market, there are ups and downs in real estate. However, by and large, property is one of the safest and wisest investments you can make. In recent years, the...

  • Stable growth result of innovation

    Stable growth result of innovation

    Founded in 1980, Isomat S.A. is one of the fastest developing manufacturers of building chemicals and premixed mortars in the region of S.E. Europe. Its stable growth comes as a result of its innovative and quality products, highly specialised...

  • A green building solution

    A green building solution

    First developed 40 years ago, EVG-3D is a construction system that has been proven worldwide. Launched in Malta in 2013, the system is manufactured locally by JM Vassallo Vibro Blocks Limited. Apart from being a complete structural system using...

  • Up on the roof

    Up on the roof

    The LifeMedGreenRoof Project, set up within the Faculty for the Built Environment of the University of Malta, seeks to boost the eco credentials of our roofs, says project manager Antoine Gatt. In recent years, we have seen an increase in the...

  • All will be revealed

    All will be revealed

    Do you ever wonder if there’s something you don’t know? A family secret from the past, perhaps, or a backstory to your partner’s un-blotted copybook? After all, can we ever really, really know someone? These questions are some of the many asked,...

  • It’s all happening here

    It’s all happening here

    A constant demand and quality supply makes buying property in Sliema and St Julian’s an attractive investment, says Marianne Cauchi, senior property consultant at the Frank Salt Sliema branch. The local real estate market offers a variety of...

  • Evolution of stamp collecting in Malta

    Evolution of stamp collecting in Malta

    In the past, stamp collecting in Malta had a rather restricted meaning. “As youngsters we used to collect every stamp that came our way, soaking them off envelopes and sticking them in copybooks with a heading of the country they represented, and...

  • Open the garden door

    Open the garden door

    Our islands are so heavily built up that we are missing out on the vital benefits of trees and plants. Architect Amber Wismayer tells Veronica Stivala how the President’s Ethnobotanical Hub is working to help people reconnect with nature through...

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