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  • Taking flight

    Taking flight

    The sportscar manufacturer’s aircraft engines make up a small but extremely interesting chapter in the rich history of Porsche. It is a story which reaches far back in time, as more than 100 years ago Ferdinand Porsche also used aircraft engines...

  • World record

    World record

    A standard-issue Fiat Tipo has completed an amazing journey of 41,000 kilometres-the same distance as the earth’s circumference-in 133 days. The epic road trip took in 22 countries and 122 cities, with journalist Okan Altan in the driving...

  • Save big by buying the right car

    Save big by buying the right car

    Malta’s physical dimension reality, logically, would drive car buyers towards small cars in any price category. The reasons vary from taking a prudent financial decision by saving money and still benefit from the many great options available on...

  • Special offering

    Special offering

    Ford has unveiled two special edition Ford Mustang models with unique styling and premium specification for customers in Europe. The new Ford Mustang Black Shadow Edition offers special black 19-inch alloys wheels and unique black body...

  • 50th anniversary Cucine Lube collection to be unveiled

    50th anniversary Cucine Lube collection to be unveiled

    Carmelodelia will be launching its new collections on March 3. The furnishings company will also be displaying the 50th anniversary Cucine Lube collection, which includes the Oltre, Clover and Immagina projects. New models by Creo Kitchens, part...

  • Seeing red

    Seeing red

    Ferrari has revealed its replacement for the F12 grand tourer ahead of the Geneva Motor Show next month. The 812 Superfast will get an updated aesthetic, as well as a new 6.5-litre V12 with 789bhp, permitting a 0-60mph time of 2.7 seconds and a...

  • For men, heavy drinking may damage the heart over time

    For men, heavy drinking may damage the heart over time

    Men with a history of heavy drinking are more likely to have arterial stiffness, an important measure of heart risk, according to a recent study. “Arterial stiffness is an important indicator of cardiovascular aging and is known to be strongly...

  • African app cuts medical costs with community "virtual pharmacy"

    African app cuts medical costs with community "virtual pharmacy"

    A mobile app in Senegal helps families save money and reduce waste through a "virtual pharmacy" where users can exchange leftover medication for new prescriptions. JokkoSante is scaling up after a two-year pilot phase in one Senegalese town and...

  • Acupuncture might help prevent migraine

    Acupuncture might help prevent migraine

    For people with migraine without aura, regular acupuncture may help reduce the frequency of attacks, hints a study from China. Patients with migraine without aura who received five acupuncture treatments per week for four consecutive weeks had...

  • Depression top cause of disability, strikes young and old - WHO

    Depression top cause of disability, strikes young and old - WHO

    More than 4% of the world's population lives with depression, and women, youth and the elderly are the most prone to its disabling effects, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. An estimated 322 million people suffered depressive disorders in...

  • Gucci's magic garden kick off Milan Fashion week

    Gucci's magic garden kick off Milan Fashion week

    The curtain went up on Milan's fashion week on Wednesday with Gucci's enchanted garden inspired looks and Fay's 1990s rock chick styles paraded for the womenswear autumn and winter 2017/2018 season. After New York and London, the Italian capital...

  • Older Pacemaker recipients can safely get non-chest MRIs, new study shows

    Older Pacemaker recipients can safely get non-chest MRIs, new study shows

    It might be possible for people with an older pacemaker to safely undergo magnetic resonance imaging after all. A new study suggests that avoiding an MRI of the chest and reprogramming the pacemaker before and after the scan can prevent...

  • Many forecast to live beyond the age of 90

    Many forecast to live beyond the age of 90

    Average life expectancy will rise in many countries by 2030, breaking through 90 years in some places, and policymakers need to make more efforts to plan for it, according to a large international study. South Koreans are likely to have the...

  • Cancer death rates falling faster for men across Europe

    Death rates from cancer across Europe are falling faster for men than women, a new study has found. Experts have predicted that during 2017, 131.8 men out of every 100,000 across the EU will die from cancer – a dip of 8.2 per cent when compared to...

  • "Alarming" superbugs a risk to people, animals and food, EU warns

    "Alarming" superbugs a risk to people, animals and food, EU warns

    Superbug bacteria found in people, animals and food across the European Union pose an "alarming" threat to public and animal health having evolved to resist widely used antibiotics, disease and safety experts warned today. A report on...

  • Accessories for the well-heeled

    Accessories for the well-heeled

    Accessory presentations get their moments of fame throughout fashion week too. Held in different venues around London, these events are generally set up in an elaborate manner meant to convey the story behind the collection. In general, this...

  • Colour at play at London Fashion Week

    Colour at play at London Fashion Week

    The end of February can only mean one thing in London and that’s lots of traffic, lots of beautifully dressed people congregating in one place and lots of frantic hailing of taxis - fashion week. It’s the Autumn/Winter 2017/2018 collections that...

  • Detailed MRI scans 'may aid recovery of liver cancer patients'

    Detailed MRI scans 'may aid recovery of liver cancer patients'

    Detailed MRI scans could help improve the recovery of patients with liver cancer, researchers believe. A €1.3 million initiative in the UK is to study the use of advanced imaging technology in assessing possible risks to patients before...

  • Joseph Xuereb, executive chef at The Palace Hotel, wins Chef of the Year Award

    Joseph Xuereb, executive chef at The Palace Hotel, wins Chef of the Year Award

    The executive chef at The Palace Hotel, Sliema Joseph Xuereb won the Chef of the Year Award at the fifth edition of the WRMC (Wines and Restaurants of Malta.com) Restaurants Quality Recognition Awards gala dinner and ceremony. Mr Xuereb has been...

  • People still confuse the common cold with flu

    People still confuse the  common cold with flu

    Seasonal influenza is an acute respiratory infection caused by influenza viruses, which circulate in all parts of the world. Yearly influenza epidemics can seriously affect all populations but the highest risk of complications occur in pregnant...

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