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  • Tal-Kaptan celebrates new look

    Tal-Kaptan celebrates new look

    Tal-Kaptan restaurant manager Jonathan Pisani (centre) with his crew at the launch of the revamped restaurant at the Valletta Waterfront. Retaining its nautical theme, the restaurant was given a new, warmer and lighter décor for a friendlier...

  • What is your home’s energy performance?

    What is your home’s energy performance?

    A roaring fire on your flat screen this year may put paid to all those video clips on collapsing ice sheets. The carbon footprint of a digital fireplace remains something of a mystery but there are definite ways of calculating how friendly your...

  • Emotional literacy games

    The University’s Centre for Re­silience and Socio-Emotional Health has publish­ed a game on emotional literacy. The educational tool aims to develop social and emotional skills such as self-awareness, managing emotions, social awareness, making...

  • RLS awards participants

    RLS awards participants

    The Royal Lifesaving Society – Malta Branch presented successful course participants with awards and certificates at an event in Sliema. Fr Hilary Tagliaferro presid­ed the ceremony at which 116 awards were distributed. The shield for the highest...

  • Prototype floating PV panels being tested

    Prototype floating PV panels being tested

    An open sea floating solar panels project by the University of Malta is aiming to put Malta at the forefront of research in this area. In Malta, the scarcity of land makes it difficult to find adequate parcels of land to build large solar farms.

  • Financial aid to help breast cancer patients

    Financial aid to help breast cancer patients

    Finance Malta has made a contribution to the Marigold Foundation with funds collected from its corporate and affiliate members at its annual winter networking reception. The money will go to Action for Breast Cancer Foundation to fund its newly...

  • Biology research projects presented at symposium

    Biology research projects presented at symposium

    Courses in biology and biological research are crucial, given the need for suitably qualified professionals to work in the environmental sector, according to Environment Minister Leo Brincat. He was speaking at the opening of the 2014 Biology...

  • More or Less in Washington

    More or Less in Washington

    The Maltese embassy in Washington participated in the Kids Euro Festival, organised by the EU delegation to the US, with a show from More or Less Theatre. European American Cultural Foundation director Kimberley Heatherington said: “The enthusiasm...

  • Latest MGDF guide dog Barbie arrives

    Latest MGDF guide dog Barbie arrives

    Barbie, the latest Malta Guide Dogs Foundation dog, and its new handler Brigitte Micallef, a transcriber who works at the House of Representatives, is back in Malta after ‘graduating’ in Messina. It was an eventful fortnight for Micallef, 46, of...

  • Medac marks 25 years of training diplomats

    Medac marks 25 years of training diplomats

    An international conference was held to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies (Medac) at the University of Malta. Three panels of speakers discussed the Mediterranean in transition, Euro-Mediterranean...

  • National Volunteer Award 2014

    National Volunteer Award 2014

    The Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector held the National Volunteer Award for the fourth consecutive year under the patronage of President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca at the Palace, Valletta. Three new awards were presented: the Youth Volunteer...

  • Creative work on display at Victoria school

    Creative work on display at Victoria school

    Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School, Victoria, has set up an exhibition of its students’ creative work related to Christmas time in the school foyer. It includes cribs, paintings and seasonal food prepared under their teachers’ guidance.

  • Talk on exploring our cosmic journey

    Joseph Caruana will give a talk entitled ‘Our Cosmic Journey’ on December 27 at 7.30pm at the Cinema Room of St James Cavalier, Valletta, organised by Malta Cafe Scientifique. Admission is free. Man has always looked up at the night sky, wondered,...

  • Christmas reunion

    Christmas reunion

    The Cauchi family organised their annual Christmas reunion at the Pitch Casual Diner in Marsascala. Seen here are some of the guests.

  • Young Gozitan gymnasts in international competition

    Young Gozitan gymnasts in international competition

    Students from the Gozo Gymnastics Association – Joanne Vella, Pearl Ebejer, Kylie Grech, Marie Claire Cefai, Michela Caruana and Hayley Refalo – took part in the Gymstars international competition, Tarxien. Other participants came from Spain,...

  • New Mcast students’ council

    New Mcast students’ council

    Following elections held among students at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, the new student council is made up of (from left Nicholas Martin, Institute of Art and Design (Commission for Social Policy); Kristoph Cassar, Institute...

  • Young footballers raise €15,000 for L-Istrina 2014

    Young footballers raise €15,000 for L-Istrina 2014

    A football nursery event organised by Eurosport saw 300 young and promising footballers from 16 nurseries come together to raise €15,000 in aid of this year’s L-Istrina. The money collected, €1,500, was topped up to the intended sum by Eurosport,...

  • Career fraudster in court for third day in a row

    A woman ended up in court for the third day in a row yesterday, again charged with fraud over property rentals. Annabelle Camilleri Monreal, 29, from Xemxija, was charged with defrauding a woman of €850 she paid as deposit for the rental of her...

  • Lecture on Order’s first 100 years in Malta

    Lecture on Order’s first 100 years in Malta

    Victor Mallia Milanes gave a lecture entitled ‘The Order of the Hospital in 1630’ at Il-Ħaġar museum, Victoria. He spoke on the state of the Hospitaller Order of St John during its first century in Malta.

  • Chemistry Department facilities strengthened

    Research programmes in physical, inorganic and organic chemistry at the University’s Chemistry Department were boosted by the purchase of new instruments worth over €725,000 and financed by the European Regional Development Fund. The equipment...