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  • Italian woman hit by car in Valletta

    A 54-year-old Italian woman was grievously injured this afternoon when she was hit by a Ford Mondeo in Mediterranean Street, Valletta. She is not in a critical condition. The accident happened at 1.30pm, the police said. The car was being driven...

  • Rare bird roosts in Malta

    A long-legged buzzard, which is rare and highly protected bird, was sighted yesterday in an undisclosed area in the north of Malta, the government said. It said the bird roosted overnight, awaiting more favourable wind currents to continue with...

  • Fgura woman struck by lightning bolt

    A 27-year-old woman from Fgura injured her hand when she was struck by a bolt of lightning at around noon. The police said the woman, who lives in Triq il-Ward tax-Xemx, was lowering an awning in the yard of her residence when the incident...

  • Concert to celebrate national anniversaries at Smart City

    A concert featuring a show with Beatles music is being held at Smart City on April 26. The concert, organised by the Fondazzjoni Ċelebrazzjonijiet Nazzjonali Maltin, was launched by Justice Minister Owen Bonnici. He said that 45 singers and...

  • €75,000 raised in Good Friday night walk

    The sum of €75,000 was raised in aid of the Puttinu Cares cancer support group during the Good Friday night walk which this year was the largest ever with some 8,000 participants. The first to arrive at the finish line in front of the Senglea...

  • New Fawwara radar to be inaugurated in coming weeks

    Malta Air Traffic Services will be inaugurating a new radar in Fawwara in the coming weeks, Tourism Minister Edward Zammit Lewis was told during a visit. The company told the minister about the constant challenges it had to face and its continuous...

  • Malta welcomes Ukraine deal

    Foreign Minister George Vella this morning welcomed the preliminary agreement reached in Geneva yesterday for immediate steps to be taken toward calming tensions in Ukraine. The US, European Union, Ukraine and Russia yesterday agreed to establish...

  • Archbishop washes feet of migrants, disabled and drug victims

    Migrants, disabled and drug victims were among the 'apostles' at St John's Co Cathedral yesterday evening, who had their feet washed by Archbishop Paul Cremona. The migrants came from different Christian denominations, the disabled from the Dar...

  • Updated: Maltese climbers safe as 12 are killed in Everest avalanche

    At least 12 Nepalese guides have been killed and four others are missing after an avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early today - the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. The four Maltese currently attempting to...

  • Special programme in aid of Puttinu Cares

    A three-year old girl who suffers from cancer, Nicole Balzan, is one of may beneficiaries of the Puttinu Cares Foundation. Nicole’s mother Loraine tells TVM’s programme Xarabank this evening how on getting the shock of her life and learning about...

  • Thousands pray on Maundy Thursday

    Thousands of Maltese last night visited seven churches in remembrance of the Passion and death of Our Lord. In keeping with tradition, a large number of people walked up the hill from Siggiewi to the Laferla Cross reciting the rosary and pausing...

  • Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the international news today. National newspapers are not published, today being Good Friday. The world media has reacted favourably to the deal reached at multi-party talks in Geneva to calm tensions in...

  • Air Malta’s retro livery aircraft on first commercial flight

    Sephora Marie Mifsud, wearing Air Malta's first uniform, today welcomed passengers on board KM102 to London Heathrow. This was the airline’s first commercial flight operated with aircraft 9H-AEI after it was freshly repainted with the airline’s...

  • 15 hunting offences recorded since Saturday - government

    Enforcement officers have registered 15 hunting offences between Saturday, the first day of the season, and Wednesday, the government said. The offences comprised of two cases of illegal trapping, two cases of hunting within prohibited distances,...

  • Environment Report for the Strategic Environment Assessment published for consultation

    The Malta Environment and Planning Authority published the Environment Report for the Strategic Environment Assessment (SEA) for an eight week consultation period. SEA regulations oblige the authority to carry out an assessment of plans or...

  • Man injured in Attard accident

    A 20-year-old man from Rabat was grievously injured this morning when the Ford Fiesta he was driving skidded into a field in Mdina Road, Attard, the police said. He is not in a critical condition. The accident happened at 6.45am.

  • AD welcomes PM's stand on drug use

    Alternattiva Demokratika today expressed satisfaction that the Prime Minister was now convinced that its proposal on the decriminalisation of drugs for personal use was valid. Chairman Arnold Cassola said: "We are glad to see that after following...

  • Baħrija residents to get adequate drainage system

    The government is investing €3.5 million from cohesion funds for Baħrija residents to get an adequate drainage system, Parliamentary Secretary for EU Funds Ian Borg said today. The project will be carried out by the Water Services...

  • Holy oils blessed

    Holy oils that will be used in the celebration of the sacraments of the Anointing of the Sick, Baptism, Confirmation and Holy Orders were blessed by Archbishop Paul Cremona this morning during a ceremony at St John’s Co-Cathedral. The Archbishop...

  • Deep Water Quay area to be closed off

    The Deep Water Quay area which is currently used as a car park shall be closed off as from Monday due to works in conjunction with Deep Water Quay Project, Transport Malta said. No cars or persons would be allowed to access this area as from Sunday.