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  • City defies the horrors of war

    City defies the horrors of war

    US novelist Kurt Vonnegut, a prisoner of war in Dresden during World War II, has a scene in Slaughterhouse-Five where time-travelling hero Billy Pilgrim sees the city’s firebombing in reverse, with phosphorous bombs being sucked back into...

  • 13 years of photography

    René Rossignaud: The First 13 Years . Kite Publishers, 2014. How many artists publish their autobiography before they are 33 having lived intensively in the fast track for 13 years? One must be a powerhouse of self-confidence, creativity and...

  • Baroque music of worldwide acclaim in archives of Mdina Cathedral Museum

    Baroque music of worldwide acclaim in archives of Mdina Cathedral Museum

    The artistic sophistication of Mdina in the pre-Knights’ period (1530-1798) was manifest not only in the provision of objets d’art from the best bottegas in Sicily and southern Italy but also in a prolific series of musical activities. These...

  • Use your mobile phone safely

    Use your mobile phone safely

    Last week we looked at the various research over recent years showing the dangers of mobile phones, and their history over the past 30 years. Today we will continue looking at health issues, starting with male fertility. Men frequently carry...

  • From Barcelona to Madrid for 20 euros

    From Barcelona to Madrid for 20 euros

    “Impossible”, “No way!”, “Are you out of your mind?” These are just some of the spontaneous reactions we got from people on the street when we asked them if they thought it was possible to drive from Barcelona to Madrid for €20. In order to prove...

  • Ditch your hold luggage

    Ditch your hold luggage

    You’re going abroad for a mere two days and don’t want to have to wait to pick up your suitcase, or to have to lug a huge suitcase through the Tube/Metro/randomly densely populated street. Or, you are going abroad for a longer period of time but...

  • Make-up artists in Malta for demonstrations

    Make-up artists in Malta for demonstrations

    International make-up artist for Diego Dalla Palma Gianluca Oddi and beauty trainer Rosanna Merighi (pictured) will be at Chemimart Perfumery, Valletta on March 10 and 12 between 9.30am and 4pm for skin care consultations and make-up techniques...

  • How do Maltese counsellors approach issue of disability?

    How do Maltese counsellors approach issue of disability?

    Counselling is a relatively new profession for Malta, with the first courses for a Diploma in School Counselling and a degree in psychology having only started to be offered at the University in the 1990s. In 2002, the Malta Association for the...

  • Effective body fat testing

    Effective body fat testing

    The term ‘weight-loss’ has to be one of the biggest misnomers of the century. Strange that, especially when you consider the weight-loss industry in the US alone has an estimated worth of over $60 billion (€53bn). How could such a huge and...

  • Malta Artisan Market to hold Easter edition

    Malta Artisan Market to hold Easter edition

    The Malta Artisan Market, organised by The Definitive(ly) Good Guide, is back with its Easter edition. The market, which features locally made arts and crafts by independent artists, as well as handmade delicacies using local ingredients, prides...

  • Oscars prove Hollywood is not about effortless glamour

    Oscars prove Hollywood is not about effortless glamour

    To the outside world, Hollywood might ooze effortless glamour, but just about anyone who makes films will say the process is a long grind, and a continual blow to the ego and bank account. That might explain why two films that embody the inherent...

  • Music to take centre stage in show

    Lady Gaga will perform in a sure-to-be eye-catching outfit, Tim McGraw adds a little country to Hollywood, Adam Levine brings rock-star swagger and pop duo Tegan and Sara team up with The Lonely Island for child favourite Everything is...

  • Revenge Maltese style

    Revenge Maltese style

    PHOBIA (2015)Certified: 12ADuration: 107 minutesDirected by: Louis CuschieriStarring: Ray Abdilla, Veronica Farrugia, Peter Galea, Vince Micallef Pulè, Moira Muscat, Joseph Galea, Dorian Micallef, Stephanie Grech Mallia, Graziella Casha, Elliot...

  • Campbell event raises Ebola funds

    Supermodel Naomi Campbell hit the catwalk to raise money for the fight against Ebola at her star-studded charity event, Fashion for Relief. She was joined by The Duchess of York, Jourdan Dunn, Pixie Lott, and a string of other celebrities at the...

  • UK women ‘hit hardest by dementia’

    Women are hit hardest by the dementia epidemic sweeping Britain, according to a study. The illness is not only the leading cause of death among British women, but they are also far more likely to end up as carers of those with dementia,...

  • Skin damage continues hours after exposure

    Skin damage continues hours after exposure

    Here’s a warning to sunbathers everywhere. Scientists have found that the skin damage caused by UV rays does not stop once you get out of the sun. Researchers said yesterday much of the potentially cancer-causing damage wrought by ultraviolet...

  • Powered pruning takes the strain

    Powered pruning takes the strain

    With Delicata’s winter grapevine pruning programme well under way, many growers are increasingly switching to the use of electronic pruning shears rather than the traditional manual shears to snip through what can be thousands of vines a...

  • Kasabian score hat-trick

    Kasabian score hat-trick

    Kasabian made up for their Brits snub by picking up three gongs at the NME Awards. The rockers, who did not get a single Brits nomination, were hailed as the best British band at the event at Brixton Academy in London. They also carried off best...

  • ‘City of wine’ to close down

    ‘City of wine’ to close down

    If you are a wine enthusiast, and one of the things listed on your bucket list was to visit Vinopolis in London, you need to plan it in for this year, as the ‘city of wine’ will be closing its doors for good at the end of 2015. The wine venue...

  • You Tube paid music service

    Google Inc.’s You Tube is set to launch its long-awaited paid monthly subscription service called You Tube Music Key in a few months, said Robert Kyncl, the online video service’s head of content and business operations, at the Code/Media...