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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...

  • FBI identifies 'Jihadi John'

    The US says it believes it has identified the British masked man in the videos depicting the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker. FBI director James Comey told reporters at the bureau's headquarters he would not reveal...

  • 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...

  • Abortion nurse sentenced to death

    A Kenyan court has sentenced a 41-year-old nurse to death for assisting a young woman to get an abortion which killed her. A judge ruled today that Jackson Namunya Tali was guilty of murdering Christine Atieno, who bled to death following a...

  • Obama presses UN over Ebola

    Obama presses UN over Ebola

    Barack Obama, in a chilling assessment of international efforts to stem a deadly Ebola outbreak, said the world has not done enough to respond to a health crisis that poses a growing threat to regional and global security. "There is still a...

  • 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...

  • Brazil releases dengue-blocking mosquitoes

    Brazil releases dengue-blocking mosquitoes

    Researchers in Rio de Janeiro begin releasing thousands of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria they say can eliminate the spread of the dengue fever virus. Sarah Toms reports.

  • 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...

  • IS 'wants to destroy civilisation'

    Iran's president says the goal of extremists such as Islamic State who are creating chaos in the Middle East is the destruction of civilisation and the rise of Islamophobia. Hassan Rouhani told the UN General Assembly that would create "a fertile...

  • 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...