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  • What’s on the big screen

    What’s on the big screen

    The summer blockbuster season is almost over, yet the line-up of films that will grace our screens this month courtesy of KRS Releasing Limited features a healthy mix of comedy, drama and more. This week has seen the release of potential Oscar...

  • Summer boost for low-cost airlines

    Summer boost for low-cost airlines

    Rival low-fare airlines easyJet and Ryanair both carried an increased number of passengers last month. More than 6.61 million people travelled on easyJet flights in August 2014 – an 8.4 per cent rise on the total for August 2013 – while Ryanair’s...

  • Children’s cinema day

    Children’s cinema day

    This year’s second edition of the Children Cinema Day will take place on Saturday. Cinemas in Malta and Gozo will be offering a selection of 16 films at reduced admission prices. The films include a variety of genres ranging from animation...

  • Registrations for Incite Motion set to open

    Registrations for Incite Motion set to open

    Registration for dance classes at Incite Motion will open this month. The studio has had an exciting six years which have seen students further their dance studies overseas, with numerous others receiving local and international scholarships and...

  • Nature groups glad ‘Boris Island’ UK airport ditched

    Nature groups glad ‘Boris Island’ UK airport ditched

    British nature experts have hailed the decision last week to drop plans for an airport in a “wildlife hotspot” which is home to tens of thousands of birds each winter. The move by the UK government-appointed Airports Commission to reject the...

  • Community outreach exhibition

    Today is the last chance to visit Artistic Impressions Through the Eyes and Souls of Women and Children. The exhibition is being organised by local NGO Community Arts. The exhibition was organised by the NGO as part of its arts in the community...

  • No more ‘bucket list’ for Malaysia Airlines

    No more ‘bucket list’ for Malaysia Airlines

    Malaysia Airlines has changed the wording of an online contest called ‘My Ultimate Bucket List’ after internet users derided the campaign as insensitive following two disasters suffered by the airline this year that claimed 537 lives. A bucket...

  • Too much of the same thing

    Too much of the same thing

    Deliver Us From EvilDirector: Scott DerricksonStarring: Eric Bana, Édgar Ramírez, Olivia Munn118 mins; Class 15;KRS Releasing Ltd Deliver us from Evil is inspired by real-life cop Ralph Sarchie, a South Bronx, New York, police officer. Sarchie...

  • A little praise goes a long long way

    A little praise goes a long long way

    No matter how old we are, praise and encouragement helps us feel good about ourselves. It boosts our self-esteem and confidence and helps us push for more. This is behind the psychological basis of every school prize day. Children are awarded for...

  • Esprit splashes out with casual-chicoutfits in collection

    Esprit splashes out with casual-chicoutfits in collection

    The Esprit autumn collection features warm earth tones, luxurious fake furs, casual shapes and trendy textured knits. Denim is teamed with an on-trend animal print and some totally wild pieces. Esprit has picked up the must-have patterns –...

  • Virgin to axe four long-haul routes in profit bid

    Virgin to axe four long-haul routes in profit bid

    British airline Virgin Atlantic Airways is to scrap some routes as part of a long-term plan to achieve record profitability by 2018. The plan also sees a new daily service starting between London and the US city of Detroit, as well as increased...

  • The slush pile

    The new Murakami novel is out and, in true disciple style, I’m all set to read it. Ritual (aka obsession, aka weirdness, depending on points of view) demands, however, that this be done in as relaxed a setting as possible, to fully savour the...

  • A film that breaks the mould

    A film that breaks the mould

    BoyhoodDirector: Richard LinklaterStarring: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke165 mins; Class 15;KRS Releasing Ltd Every so often a film comes along that breaks the mould, reminding us that the cinema can be a powerful storytelling tool.

  • California study sheds doubts on double mastectomy benefit

    California study sheds doubts on double mastectomy benefit

    Women with breast cancer make no difference to their survival chances by deciding to have a double mastectomy, new research has shown. A study in California found that women who had lumps removed followed by radiotherapy lived as long as those...

  • Gentlemen’s grooming range has classic scent

    Penhaligon’s first ever comprehensive Grooming Range includes an eau de toilette, deodorant, conditioning shave cream, moustache wax, soothing balm and gel and cleansing mask. Scented with the Bayolea aroma, the fragrance is a re-formulation of...

  • Enjoy plain sailing from one season to the next

    Enjoy plain sailing from one season to the next

    Autumn in the US is renowned for its gorgeous colours, as trees shed their leaves and make streets look like film sets. While the sun continues to shine on Malta well into October, cruisers can see mother nature put on one of her best shows with...

  • Call for debut authors’ works

    Call for debut authors’ works

    One of the biggest highlight at last year’s Book Festival was Merlin Publishers’ literary competition, #abbozz. Playing to a full hall, #abbozz set out to discover the next great manuscript and to uncover exciting new book cover designs. The...

  • A very strong performance

    A very strong performance

    LucyDirector: Luc BessonStarring: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi90 mins; Class 15;KRS Releasing Ltd Flamboyant French film-maker Luc Besson is best known for his visually striking action films. During the 1990s he created a...

  • What should a MS patient eat?

    What should a MS patient eat?

    Last week we looked at the triggers for multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferers. Having discussed what foods should be avoided, let’s take a look at the foods that could help the condition. Once again, the list is full of healthy options: lots of...

  • A freshness reminiscent of luxury

    A freshness reminiscent of luxury

    The new Paco Rabanne Lady Million Eau My Gold is a fruity eau de toilette, a festive variation of Lady Million Eau de Parfum. Its freshness is reminiscent of luxury and the fantasy of an extraordinary show. For trade enquiries, call Ta’ Xbiex...

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