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  • Controversy is par for the course at Trump’s resort

    Controversy is par for the course at Trump’s resort

    Just about everyone, including people who don’t care about golf, knows that American mogul Donald Trump, sometimes known as “The Donald” as if there were no other, owns a course in Scotland. But how many people know what it is like to play...

  • Levi’s autumn/winter campaign

    Levi’s autumn/winter campaign

    Levi’s launched its Live in Levi’s global brand campaign, inspired by stories consumers tell about the things they do in their Levi’s. The campaign is all about getting back to the heart and soul of the brand in a non-traditional manner. At the...

  • New kitchen collection at Chateau d’Ax

    New kitchen collection at Chateau d’Ax

    A set of nine new kitchens have been installed at the refurbished Chateau d’Ax showroom in Santa Venera. The kitchens, which are affordably priced, are ideal for first- time buyers. “The kitchens each have a special touch that will cater for...

  • A guide to hygiene protection

    A guide to hygiene protection

    To lie in bed sick can be a very depressing affair indeed. What is more depressing, however, is knowing that your condition could have been easily avoided with a few simple precautionary measures. Today, we tackle an issue we don’t often like to...

  • Sale month at Fino

    Sale month at Fino

    Fino has a sale on most of its products on display this month of up to 70 per cent on furniture, kitchens, sofas and bedrooms available at the showroom. These special offers extend to world-renowned brands of the finest quality, such as Veneta...

  • Whiskies take centre stage at Harrods

    Whiskies take centre stage at Harrods

    Scottish-based whisky and rum distiller Edrington has showcased its malts at Harrods in London this month. The luxury store has been dominated by the single malt scotch whisky Highland Park, inviting visitors to explore the story of Dark Origins...

  • Ebola crisis ‘could last months’

    Ebola crisis ‘could last months’

    Officials face difficult choice as they decide which patients are to receive experimental drug that could prove life-saving, ineffective or harmful The number of Ebola victims in west Africa may “vastly underestimate the magnitude of the...

  • London festival to close with Brad Pitt war drama

    London festival to close with Brad Pitt war drama

    Brad Pitt’s new World War II drama Fury will bring down the curtain on 2014 London Film Festival. The 50-year-old Oscar-winner – who plays a battle-hardened army sergeant in the film, which has been announced as the event’s closing movie – will...

  • Cowell backs Betty Boop venture

    Cowell backs Betty Boop venture

    Simon Cowell has teamed up with the company behind the Lego movie to bring animated character Betty Boop back to the big screen. The film, described as “a music-driven” comedy, is the result of a deal between Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and Animal...

  • ‘Quo history’ as Parfitt misses gig

    Guitarist Rick Parfitt missed his first Status Quo gig since joining the band in 1967 after being told to rest by medics following surgery. The 65-year-old musician had been due to return to the line-up yesterday following an operation to correct...

  • Williams masked depression with comedy

    Williams masked depression with comedy

    From an eccentric alien to an animated blue genie, a loveable British nanny and a fatherly therapist, actor Robin Williams used his multilayered brand of comedy to make people laugh. But behind the boyish exuberance and hyperactive energy was a...

  • Salt-related deaths revealed

    Salt-related deaths revealed

    Excessive sodium accounts for estimated 2.3 million deaths from heart attacks, strokes and other heart-related diseases annually, experts suggest Consuming too much salt leads to more than 1.6 million heart disease-related deaths around the world...

  • Police defend actor’s death report release

    Police in California have defended their decision to release details about how actor Robin Williams killed himself, saying state law required that they be disclosed to the public. Marin County Sheriff’s lieutenant Keith Boyd said the agency would...

  • Obesity raises cancer risk

    People who are overweight or obese are at greater risk of developing cancer, according to a major new study. Researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine gathered data on 5.2 million people in the UK, of which nearly 170,000...

  • Zelda Williams quits all social media

    Zelda Williams quits all social media

    Robin Williams’s daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called “cruel and unnecessary” messages sent to her following her father’s death. Zelda Williams, 25, wrote that she was deleting her Twitter,...

  • Apple bans iPhone chemicals

    Apple bans iPhone chemicals

    Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads in the company’s latest commitment to protect the factory workers who build its trendy devices. The decision comes five months after the...

  • Grape juice

    As the second week of pressing wraps up at the Delicata family winery, two more grape varieties are safely ‘tucked away’ in their fermentation tanks. Whereas last week saw the pressing of some of the Maltese Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc...

  • Record attendance at Delicata Wine Festival

    Record attendance at Delicata Wine Festival

    The 13th Delicata Classic Wine Festival held last weekend at the Upper Barrakka Gardens in Valletta smashed all previous records, every night of the four-day event. Local wine enthusiasts and tourists turned out in their thousands to ‘sip and...

  • Red prawn quenelles

    Red prawn quenelles

    IngredientsFresh red prawn, four each200g white breadcrumbs200g pistachio, roughly ground100g plain flour2 whole eggsOil for fryingFor the herb mayonnaise100g mayonnaise1 medium fresh tomato, peeled and chopped1 tbsp mixed fresh herbsMint,...

  • Grouper and olive ravioli

    Grouper and olive ravioli

    Serves 2 Ingredients For the filling200g grouper25g basil10g lemon confit25g black olives25g onions1 garlic clove1 egg300g pasta dough For the sauce50g onions100g tomatoes200ml fish stock1 tub sea urchin150ml cream25ml olive oil Method Blend all...

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