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  • Crews fly in for show spectacular

    Crews fly in for show spectacular

    Display teams for this weekend’s airX Malta International Airshow have been touching down to the delight of aviation enthusiasts. Running into its 16th edition, the highlight of the airshow will be the RAF Red Arrows who will be in the air...

  • Two injured in accidents

    Two accidents took place on Burmarrad Road in the span of four hours yesterday. The first happened at about 10.30am when a 32-year-old priest from Msida suffered slight injuries after swerving to avoid an oncoming bus and overturning. At about...

  • Deal over repatriation

    Malta and Gambia have signed a cooperation agreement to repatriate migrants back to the African country. It was signed by Foreign Minister George Vella and Gambian Foreign Affairs Minister Bala Garba Jahumpa in New York where the 60th UN general...

  • Police alert after scams

    The police yesterday issued a warning on the so-called black money scam. They said the perpetrators, often foreign, would usually say they were in possession of money smuggled out of their country. To evade the authorities, such cash would have...

  • Word game

    The winner of the new word game series, which kicks off tomorrow, will be whisked to Sicily accompanied by two family members or friends. Virtu Ferries are offering three return catamaran tickets for passengers, valid until April. The prize...

  • Cyclists breaking law to avoid using Sliema road

    Cyclists breaking law to avoid using Sliema road

    More than half the cyclists that pass through six major intersections in Malta during morning rush hours are using their bicycle to commute to work or run errands. In Sliema, however, most do not risk sharing the road with motorists and opt to...

  • Ira asks fans: shall I do Song for Europe?

    Ira asks fans: shall I do Song for Europe?

    Songstress Ira Losco is tempted to take part yet again in the Malta Song for Europe contest and has taken to Facebook to ask her fans whether she should have another go. Along with Chiara, Ms Losco is Malta’s most successful participant in the...

  • International community's indifference leading hundreds to face drowning at sea - PM

    International community's indifference leading hundreds to face drowning at sea - PM

    The risk of drowning hundreds of boat people were facing was a direct consequence of a lack of action by the international community, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said today. “Every night I get calls from the Armed Forces informing me of hundreds...

  • Air show preparations in full swing

    Air show preparations in full swing

    Preparations and rehearsals for the upcoming 22nd edition of the airX Malta International Air are in full swing. The preparations were today visited by Tourism Minister Edward Zammit Lewis. The minister expressed his appreciation to all...

  • Malta's independence celebrated in New York

    Malta's independence celebrated in New York

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat addressed guests at a reception in New York in honour of Malta's 50th anniversary of independence and members in the United Nations. He spoke about the country's successes over the years and said that, as an...

  • Two Sliema lido applications turned down

    Two Sliema lido applications turned down

    Two planning applications which sought planning permission for the construction or extension of lidos along the Sliema foreshore were this afternoon turned down by the planning authority board. The board agreed with the Planning Directorate’s...

  • Registration for second year Higher Secondary extended

    Registration for second year at the Higher Secondary School in Naxxar for students who re-sat their ‘A’ level examinations has been extended to Wednesday. Registration for second year was meant to take place today but until yesterday, ‘A’ level...

  • Drunk man runs down street naked

    Drunk man runs down street naked

    A British man with a self-declared acute alcohol problem was found guilty today of threatening the police after running down a street naked. The 30-year-old man, Dominic Peter Hedges, a self-employed, said the police were called to a Sliema...

  • Malta-based air charter company airX to add new aircraft to fleet

    airX, a Malta based private air charter company, will be adding a Legacy 600 aircraft to its fleet, bringing the number of aircraft under its management to eight. The new aircraft will be the company’s fifth to be registered in Malta. Addressing a...

  • Neighbour gets urine shower

    Neighbour gets urine shower

    An elderly man admitted in court this afternoon that he enjoyed throwing a bucketful of urine on his neighbour as he walked out of the garage of the block where they live. Giovanni Caruana, 77, from Sliema, had been urinating in a bucket which he...

  • Mediterranean Bank acquires Volksbank Malta

    Mediterranean Bank acquires Volksbank Malta

    The acquisition of Volksbank Malta was finalised today following the receipt of full regulatory approval from the Malta Financial Services Authority. The acquired bank has been renamed Mediterranean Corporate Bank Limited and is set to become a...

  • Valletta 2018 cultural mapping public consultation

    The Valletta 2018 Foundation will be holding a series of public consultation meetings in connection with the cultural mapping project. The project seeks to generate information and analysis on the use of spaces for cultural purposes. Direct...

  • Police issue warning on black/white money scams

    The police today issued a warning about the presence of people carrying out ‘black/white money scams’ in Malta. In a statement, they said the perpetrators usually said they were in possession of a quantity of money that has been smuggled out of...

  • Foreigner beaten up by three men

    Foreigner beaten up by three men

    A 25-year-old man was heavily beaten up by three men early this morning in Balluta, a witness told Times of Malta. Police confirmed that the incident took place and two men were arrested over the assault of the young man, a foreigner whose...

  • MUŻA project winner announced

    MUŻA project winner announced

    The winning project for MUŻA - the new National Museum of Art at Auberge d’Italie, an international design competition for the development of a new national institution for the visual arts in Malta is that presented by a multinational team - DTR,...