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  • Another book by Harper Lee?

    Another book by Harper Lee?

    To Kill a Mockingbird novelist Harper Lee wrote yet another book that remains unpublished, a close friend said, adding to the mystery surrounding the reclusive writer whose Go Set a Watchman went on sale on Tuesday. The unpublished book is a crime...

  • Houston’s hitmaker Michael Masser dies

    Houston’s hitmaker Michael Masser dies

    Composer Michael Masser, who wrote and produced some of Whitney Houston’s biggest hits, has died. Masser, 74, died at his home in Rancho Mirage, California, following a long illness, his business manager Kurt Vitolo said. Born in Chicago, Masser...

  • It’s all about the pecs and abs!

    It’s all about the pecs and abs!

    Magic Mike XXL (2015)Certified: 15Duration: 115 minutesDirected by: Gregory JacobsStarring: Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodríguez, Gabriel Iglesias, Andie MacDowell, Amber Heard, Jada Pinkett Smith, Elizabeth...

  • My Europe Short Film Festival

    Euro Media Forum, Citizens of Europe in collaboration with the European Commission Representation in Malta, are co-organising the fourth Malta edition of My Europe Short Film Festival at Europe House in Valletta, at 7pm. Today’s programme is...

  • The greatest love story ever told gets new spin

    The greatest love story ever told gets new spin

    Romeo and Juliet is a production that comes with great expectations. Whether from reading it at school, watching a live production or even simply enjoying one of the film versions, most fans know exactly what they’re looking forward to seeing in...

  • Karmen Azzopardi back on stage

    Karmen Azzopardi back on stage

    After the success of Il-Kapillan ta’ Malta, Staġun Teatru Malti is returning to the Malta Arts Festival with a new, original play in Maltese by Immanuel Mifsud. Directed by Josette Ciappara, Faith, Hope and Charity will have eight performances...

  • Harper Lee’s home town celebrates her new novel

    Harper Lee’s home town celebrates her new novel

    To Kill a Mockingbird fans in US and UK queue for copy of sequel to Pulitzer Prize-winning book, released after 55 years to mixed reactions from critics In the southern home town of author Harper Lee, a freight truck unloaded the first of 7,000...

  • Thought provoking or simply bad?

    Thought provoking or simply bad?

    Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman has been met with a mixed reception from literature critics. As literature fans queued in the UK to be among the first to get their hands on the follow-up to the US author’s classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird, one...

  • A long wait for Watchman

    A long wait for Watchman

    The half-century gap between Harper Lee’s first and second novels is one of the longest literary intervals of recent times. Go Set a Watchman is being published 55 years after its predecessor, To Kill a Mockingbird, making it one of the slowest...

  • La Belle Musique in Qawra

    The inaugural La Belle Musique event is being held on July 26 at the open-air seaside venue, Café del Mar in Qawra. Events will kick off at 4pm with an afternoon of sun, fun and the music by the poolside. After sunset, participants will party the...

  • Edwards Lowell launches new watch brand

    Edwards Lowell launches new watch brand

    Edwards Lowell has launched a new watch brand on the local market – A. Lange & Söhne Renowned in the watch industry and beyond, A. Lange & Söhne has, for several generations, pursued the single goal of crafting craft timepieces that are at the...

  • ‘Lynchpin’ of cancer spread identified

    ‘Lynchpin’ of cancer spread identified

    A molecule described as the ‘lynchpin’ of cancer spread has been identified, paving the way to potentially life-saving treatments. Targeting the protein DNA-PKcs could prevent the deadly spread of prostate cancer and possibly other cancers as...

  • Bid to ‘soften up’ tumours

    Targeting a protein that helps tumours withstand chemotherapy could make cancer treatments more effective and less likely to cause side effects, research suggests. British scientists have identified a molecule called Bcl-xl that blocks the...

  • From Star Wars to horror scares

    From Star Wars to horror scares

    Superhero movies made the biggest splash at San Diego’s Comic-Con this year, but the convention’s 130,000 comic book and pop culture fans were also treated to a smorgasbord of experiences, surprises and scares. As the 35th Comic-Con wrapped up its...

  • High Flying Birds end T in the Park

    High Flying Birds end T in the Park

    Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds brought the curtain down on T in the Park after its first year in its new home. They were the final act to take to the main stage at the three-day event held for the first time at the Strathallan Castle estate in...

  • Minions dominate N. American box office

    Minions ruled the weekend box office, racking up a massive $115.2 million in North America, for the second biggest animated film opening in history. The Universal and Illumination Entertainment spin-off to Despicable Me just missed the domestic...

  • Jazz on the Fringe spreads its wings

    The Malta Jazz Festival will be celebrating its 25th annual edition this year with a programme spread over four days instead of the normal three, and a greater number of activities in the Jazz on the Fringe programme. Apart from the usual concerts...

  • Smoking ‘a mental illness trigger’

    Smoking ‘a mental illness trigger’

    Chemicals in tobacco may help trigger serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, a study suggests. Research shows that smoking can triple the chances of developing psychosis. Previously the fact that people with psychotic mental illnesses are...

  • Baby weight study reveals challenge

    Baby weight study reveals challenge

    Treating obese pregnant women with a diabetes drug does not stop their babies from being born overweight, a study has found. Heavier babies are more likely to grow into overweight adults and doctors had hoped the treatment would help to reduce...

  • Not just rock ’n’ roll

    Not just rock ’n’ roll

    The Rolling Stones are returning to their stomping ground from the 1960s as they stage their first major exhibition in London. The interactive display, titled Exhibitionism, will be held at the Saatchi Gallery in west London. Before gaining...

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