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  • Watch: Bartender pours 17 Jägerbombs at once

    Watch: Bartender pours 17 Jägerbombs at once

    Bartender Philip Traber shows off his impressive drink-making skills by pouring 17 Jägerbombs at once. The stunt is said to be the world record, the previous record was 14 Jägerbombs, held by the same barman. The video shows Traber piling up 17...

  • German-Iranian gunman was behind Munich shopping mall shooting

    German-Iranian gunman was behind Munich shopping mall shooting

    Last updated Saturday 6am - The gunman who shot dead nine people and injured 16 others at a Munich shopping centre was an 18-year-old German-Iranian man, police believe. The teenager, who has not been named, is thought to have lived in the city...

  • Announcements

    BARTOLO. On July 21, at Mater Dei Hospital, BERNADETTE, widow of Anthony J. Bartolo, aged 80, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she leaves to mourn her irreparable...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Chemimart, 20/21, Republic Street, Valletta (2124 6051); Lister Pharmacy, 678, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2124 5627); St Venera Pharmacy, 532, St Joseph High Road, Santa Venera (2123 8625); Brown’s Pharmacy 32, Fleur-de-Lys Road, Birkirkara...

  • Jazz on the Fringe

    Jazz on the Fringe is an initiative of free concerts taking place in Valletta in the run-up to the Malta Jazz Festival and beyond. Today’s concert: The Elata Quartet featuring Angie Vella Zarb (vocals), Karl Galea (guitar), Dean Montanaro (bass)...

  • Malta Jazz Festival

    The Malta Jazz Festival comes to a close tonight at Ta’ Liesse, Valletta. This evening’s programme is headlined by Snarky Puppy, the Texan production team/session band featuring a collective of nearly 40 musicians. Doors open at 8pm with Dominic...

  • Lyndsay Pace at Eden Superbowl

    Lyndsay Pace will be performing an acoustic set at the Eden Superbowl tonight at 8.30pm. From local festivals to being part of a girl band, to media-related projects, to hitting the top radio charts following prestigious nominations, Pace is no...

  • Simar Nature Reserve tour

    The Simar Nature Reserve in Xemxija is open for a special birdwatching tour tomorrow between 11am and 1pm. Visitors will also be able to witness the work carried out by an international scout group as part of a BirdLife Malta project called Action...

  • Feasts this weekend

    •Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Żurrieq •St Margaret, Sannat, Gozo

  • A Dutch retrospective

    Retrospective is a collection of paintings by Dutch artist Annemarie Hoogvliet-Weijers, exhibited at the Cavalieri Art Hotel until the end of this month. Art critic E. V. Borg defines Hoogvliet-Weijers as an expressionist. He writes that she is...

  • French pedestrian assaulted, robbed in Birkirkara

    French pedestrian assaulted, robbed in Birkirkara

    A 20-year-old Frenchman was assaulted and robbed while walking at the Birkirkara bypass this afternoon. He was later hospitalised, the police said. The incident happened at 1pm. The man had been walking along the road when he was involved in an...

  • Man injured in boat fire

    Man injured in boat fire

    A 53-year-old Tunisian man was grievously injured in a fire on a boat at the Vittoriosa Waterfront this afternoon. The police said that the man, from Vittoriosa, had apparently been checking the engines when the fire broke out. He was taken to...

  • Lands Department reform is a fake, Nationalist MP says

    Lands Department reform is a fake, Nationalist MP says

    The Prime Minister would retain “absolute power” when the “fake” Lands Department reform is pushed through Parliament, the shadow minister for planning, Ryan Callus said today. The government is to turn the Lands Department into an Authority but...

  • Search for missing Malaysian plane MH370 to be suspended

    Search for missing Malaysian plane MH370 to be suspended

    The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will be suspended if the aircraft is not found in an area now being searched, Malaysia, China and Australia said. The Boeing 777, with 239 aboard, disappeared in March 2014 while on a flight from the...

  • Reporter caught playing Pokemon GO at US State Department briefing

    Reporter caught playing Pokemon GO at US State Department briefing

    The popularity of Pokemon GO is hard to escape these days. Yesterday it found its way to the US State Department. A reporter was caught playing the popular game during the daily briefing. State Department spokesman John Kirby called out the...

  • Trafficker jailed for 13 years, fined €23,000

    Trafficker jailed for 13 years, fined €23,000

    A man was jailed for 13 years and fined €23,000 today after pleading guilty in court to trafficking 15 kilos of cannabis between 2009 and 2011. The defendant, 33-year-old Jason Farrugia, was due to stand trial but filed a guilty plea. Madam...

  • Seed investment scheme launched - maximum tax credit of €250,000 for investors

    A seed investment scheme was launched today, offering investors a maximum tax credit of €250,000 per year when investing in start-ups. Speaking at the launch of the scheme, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the scheme will help address the problem...

  • New lease of life for windmill

    New lease of life for windmill

    The Planning Authority has issued planning permission for the restoration of an 18th century windmill, known as “Tal-Għaqba”, near Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School in Naxxar. Once restored,the windmill will be used by the local council for...

  • Drug addict admits pulling five necklaces off elderly persons

    Drug addict admits pulling five necklaces off elderly persons

    An unemployed 22-year-old drug addict from Mtarfa admitted in court today to a string of thefts, particularly five necklaces which he pulled off elderly people. He is yet to learn his punishment, which will be based on a pre-sentencing report...

  • Managing director admits €30,000 fraud

    Managing director admits €30,000 fraud

    The managing director of a Maltese company this morning admitted to defrauding her employer €30,000 and was given a suspended jail term by a court.  Petra Kulja, 36, from Croatia, was arraigned before Magistrate Audrey Demicoli and admitted to...

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