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  • Waste not, want not

    Waste not, want not

    How much of your fridge contents are you going to be throwing away in a week’s time? The likelihood is that about 22 per cent of it will go straight into the bin, according to figures released last week by the National Statistics Office. According...

  • Mr Justice Gino Camilleri passes away

    Mr Justice Gino Camilleri passes away

    Mr Justice Gino Camilleri passed away today, aged 64. The son of the late Lewis Camilleri and of the late Teodora nèe Bruno, Mr Justice Camilleri was born in Valletta. He graduated Doctor of Laws in November 1973. He was appointed Magistrate in...

  • Study shows most children are not exercising enough

    Study shows most children are not exercising enough

    Only 10 per cent of Maltese girls and 39 per cent of boys aged 10 and 11 do an hour of moderate or vigorous exercise a day, a local researcher has found. Girls are less active than boys at all times but spend less time in front of a screen such as...

  • ‘Malta is where it all happens’

    ‘Malta is where it all happens’

    The Prodigy’s Liam Howlett and Keith Flint, who will be performing in Malta together third member Maxim on August 9, talk studio work, live gigs and Gozo raves with Ramona Depares. Lucca, 7pm. The whole town is buzzing with expectation and, even...

  • Pensions reform business breakfast tomorrow

    Pensions reform business breakfast tomorrow

    A business breakfast organised by The Business Observer entitled ‘Pensions reform: Are we too late?’ is being held tomorrow at the Intercontinental Hotel. In 2004 the Pensions Working Group appointed by the government had recommended the...

  • AD calls for reversal of autumn hunting decision

    AD calls for reversal of autumn hunting decision

    Alternattiva Demokratika has requested a reversal of the decision allowing autumn bird trapping. "Instead of promoting nature appreciation and conservation through educational programmes and activities such as bird watching, the authorities are...

  • EU probes allocation of agricultural funds

    EU probes allocation of agricultural funds

    The paying agency responsible for the allocation of EU agricultural funds has been asked to compile a report to be presented to the European Commission’s Internal Audit and Investigation Department following a report by Times of Malta. The...

  • Officials could face jail over race groups

    Officials could face jail over race groups

    Public officers and civil servants could face up to five years in prison for creating or assuming leadership of racist groups once amendments are made to the Criminal Code, Justice Minister Owen Bonnici said. The amendments, which form part of a...

  • Updated: 81 more migrants rescued, 29 dead migrants brought to Malta

    Updated: 81 more migrants rescued, 29 dead migrants brought to Malta

    Twenty-nine bodies of migrants who died in a stampede during a rescue operation on Friday night were taken down at Haywharf tonight in a lengthy operation which lasted several hours. A statement by the Italian Coastguard yesterday had stated that...

  • Depression medication leading overdose cause

    Depression medication leading overdose cause

    Antidepressants and anxiety medication were the cause of half the intentional overdoses treated in the first five months of this year, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. Mater Dei Hospital documents seen by this newspaper showed that 42 out of...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. The Sunday Times of Malta says antidepressants and anxiety medication were the cause of half the intentional overdoses treated in the first five months of this year.

  • Migrants drowned, trapped in boat deck

    Nineteen migrants are believed to have drowned, trapped in their boat’s lower deck while hundreds of others were rescued during a major rescue operation off Malta on Friday night. Nearly all the victims are expected to be brought to Malta by this...

  • Borg Olivier is to boycott Judge Mintoff’s first sitting

    Borg Olivier is to boycott Judge Mintoff’s first sitting

    Former PN general secretary Paul Borg Olivier yesterday declared he will not be present for the traditional first sitting of former Labour MP Wenzu Mintoff who was sworn in as a judge on Thursday. “(Mr Justice) Wenzu Mintoff will not see me on the...

  • More bus services in Gozo

    Malta Public Transport yesterday announced that it will be operating an enhanced bus service in Gozo during the summer months. These services include extended hours of service on the more popular summer destinations, among them Marsalforn, Xlendi...

  • AD: ‘energy is being privatised’

    The change from a public corporation to a company signals a move to privatise Enemalta and the electricity sector, Alternattiva Demokratika claimed yesterday AD energy spokesman Ralph Cassar said: “Despite all his rhetoric and promises Prime...

  • Kayaking challenge

    The Kayak for Charity 2014 Challenge got off to a great start on yesterday morning as two men embarked upon a 200km course on board a double kayak. Ian Laferla and Italy-born Andrea Scorcia left Marsamxett Harbour at 6am to attempt crossing...

  • No strings attached

    No strings attached

    A performer from Fecha de Caducidad rehearses for this evening’s contemporary circus performance at Pjazza Teatru Rjal. The show blends circus acts, theatre and dance and focuses on a group of individuals confronting their personal expiry dates,...

  • Calleja’s oldest fan?

    Calleja’s oldest fan?

    Ninety-five-year-old Paul Stainer from London made his 51st visit to Malta on Friday especially to see the concert featuring the Maltese tenor, who jumped down from the stage afterwards to give him a special greeting. An avid theatre and concert...

  • Depression medication leading overdose cause

    Depression medication leading overdose cause

    Antidepressants and anxiety medication were the cause of half the intentional overdoses treated in the first five months of this year, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. Mater Dei Hospital documents seen by this newspaper showed that 42 out of...

  • EU probes allocation of agricultural funds

    EU probes allocation of agricultural funds

    The paying agency responsible for the allocation of EU agricultural funds has been asked to compile a report to be presented to the European Commission’s Internal Audit and Investigation Department following a report by Times of Malta. The...