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  • A journey through space and time

    A journey through space and time

    Step by Step is a journey through space and time, ascending on steps that lead to change and growth through experience. Artist John Borg plays around with the light falling on the rocks: at times it is vibrant, blazing and blinding and at others...

  • Mirai sets new record

    Mirai sets new record

    The new Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle has proved it can go the distance, achieving 67 miles per gallon in official US combined city/highway driving calculations, and an estimated driving range of 312 miles on a single tank – a distance...

  • Summer giveaway

    Summer giveaway

    Lierac is holding an open day, during which 20 customers who sign up for the brand’s newsletter can win expert skin care advice, a facial by a beauty therapist using Lierac products, a makeover by a make-up artist and a free one-to-one session...

  • High on the menu

    High on the menu

    Any Italian will tell you: pasta is healthy and makes you feel good. But what about spaghetti made from cannabis? Farmers from southern Italy presenting their wares at a London food festival held this week say their hemp pasta, oil and bread will...

  • BMX festival in Pembroke

    The BMX festival is back between Friday and next Sunday at the Outdoor BMX Track in Pembroke, with BMX competitions taking place all the weekend, as well as live music and street art sessions. Events kick off at 6pm every day with biking and...

  • As the mighty Turkish armada was approaching . . . the nobility and bourgeoisie abandoned the island

    As the mighty Turkish armada was approaching . . . the nobility and bourgeoisie abandoned the island

    It is now common practice in contemporary European society that, when conscription is compulsory, not even royalty is exempted from national service; on the contrary they very often display outstanding valour on land, sea and air in the defence of...

  • Steady growth for Seat

    Steady growth for Seat

    Seat sales worldwide continue their steady growth trend. The Spanish carmaker concluded the first semester of this year with 216,500 deliveries, which represents an 8.2 per cent increase over the same period in 2014. This figure is the best first...

  • Ode to freshness

    Ode to freshness

    Profumo by Giorgio Armani is inspired by the Mediterranean sea. Sophisticated and masculine, it is an ode to freshness. The fragrance combines mineral marine notes with frankincense and patchouli. Creating simplicity from complexity, the fragrance...

  • Gaia, Amber at beer fest tonight

    Amber, Malta’s participant in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, will be singing on the main stage at The Farsons Beer Festival tonight. She follows young singer Gaia Cauchi, winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2013. The rock stage...

  • Students to perform in UK

    Students to perform in UK

    Five students from Stagecoach Malta are travelling to the UK this summer to participate in the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Leatherhead  Theatre in Surrey, UK.  The children went through a rigorous audition process...

  • The festa: analysis of a cultural identity

    The festa: analysis of a cultural identity

    With the Maltese festa season under way, many identify these events with bells, bangs and yells. A brief analysis backed by history data may clear the air for whoever has distorted or prejudiced views, says Charles Coleiro. To look through the...

  • Greater than the sum of its parts

    Greater than the sum of its parts

    Suzuki GSXs are legendary. The model range began back in 1976 with the launch of the GS750. The GSX750E came two years later, followed by the famous GSX1100S Katana. In 1985, the Japanese marque introduced the GSX750. This 100bhp, 179kg supersport...

  • Sweeteners and weight loss

    Sweeteners and weight loss

    Last week we took an in-depth look at sweeteners. The discovery that artificial sweeteners don’t help us to lose weight wouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who keeps up with the scientific evidence. In fact, as long ago as 1988, clinical trials...

  • New foundation for full body use

    New foundation for full body use

    Vichy Dermablend Total Body foundation SPF 15 covers up and respects sensitive skin. The product offers high coverage for moderate to severe skin imperfections such as veins, stretch marks, scars and tattoos. It’s a buildable and long-lasting...

  • Alsace – king of all whites

    Alsace – king of all whites

    Summer is here and, as usual, my love of red wine hibernates for the hot months. That does not mean that the flow of great red wine stops, but I just feel that the high temperatures are not conducive to showing reds at their best. Inevitably I...

  • An inspired idea

    An inspired idea

    Inside OutDirectors: Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del CarmenStarring: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black94 mins; Class U;KRS Releasing Ltd When 11-year-old Riley (voiced by Kaitlyn Dias) moves from her beloved Minnesota to San Francisco with her parents...

  • The short guide to adopting

    The short guide to adopting

    You’ve set your heart on adopting a cat or a dog and are about to set out on your quest to find your perfect match. If you have not done this before, here are some tips to set you on the right track. Young, adult or old? Young animals may be cuter...

  • New website for Debono Commercials

    New website for Debono Commercials

    The launch of the newly redesigned website www.debonocommercials.com offers quick and easy access to essential information on Debono Commercials’ line-up and services on offer. It is testimony to the company’s ongoing efforts to enhance the...

  • Health and care solution launched

    Health and care solution Scope (Safely communicating health observations in a productive and efficient way), enabling individuals to conduct routine medical tests and instantly capture the reading electronically through health-monitoring devices,...

  • Bunker is now wine cellar

    Bunker is now wine cellar

    A once top-secret bunker hidden in the lush hills of Hong Kong, China, has been turned into a wine cellar. The historic World War II munitions storage facility was the last Allied holdout on the island before its surrender to Japanese forces in...