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    CASHA. On November 22, at Mater Dei Hospital, GEORGE, of Swieqi, aged 60, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He will be deeply missed by his wife Miriam, his son Mark and his fiancée Michaela, his daughter Lorraine and...

  • Organ festival

    Organ festival

    Today’s offering is a violin, cello and organ concert taking place in Birkirkara. Featuring Andres Uibo on the organ, Alexandra Orlova on violin and Aare Tamessalu on cello, the programme includes pieces by Bacj, Marcello, Weckmann,...

  • Triq Cinemoon Festival – special edition

    Triq Cinemoon Festival – special edition

    The unusual summer cinema festival which invites its audience to select the films to be screened is back for a special edition this Sunday. This winter screening of the Triq Cinemoon Festival is taking place on Manoel Island. Working together with...

  • Linking creativity to the community

    A talk on harnessing the power of creativity for the benefit of the community is the third seminar in the Work in Progress in the Social Studies series as part of its 20th anniversary year. Annemarie Mayo and Bethany Shepherd from Central Saint...

  • $4.4 billion warship sidelined on commissioning trip

    $4.4 billion warship sidelined on commissioning trip

    The US Navy's most technologically advanced warship, the new $4.4 billion destroyer USS Zumwalt has been stranded in harbour in Panama after developing an engineering fault on its commissioning trip.  "The timeline for repairs is being determined...

  • Unusual situation in parliament as government MPs reject Opposition bill seen extending the prime minister's powers

    Unusual situation in parliament as government MPs reject Opposition bill seen extending the prime minister's powers

    Parliament was in the unusual situation today where government MPs said they would vote against Opposition amendments to the Criminal Code because they would end up giving too much power to the prime minister and cause an overlap between the...

  • New Gozo sixth form building ‘safe’ despite doubts on works

    New Gozo sixth form building ‘safe’ despite doubts on works

    An extension of the Gozo sixth form in Victoria was declared safe by an architect of the Foundation of Tomorrow’s Schools despite doubts raised earlier about certain parts of the building. The FTS architect responsible for the Gozo project, Clint...

  • Malta releases pictures of new egg-shaped building for Brussels EU summits

    Malta releases pictures of new egg-shaped building for Brussels EU summits

    The forthcoming Maltese presidency of the European Union has released pictures of the new Europa Building in Brussels that will host meetings of EU heads of government. Europa Building is expected to be opened during the Maltese...

  • Justice minister makes privilege complaint over 'lying' claim

    Justice minister makes privilege complaint over 'lying' claim

    Justice Minister Owen Bonnici has raised a breach of privilege complaint against Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi, saying it was unacceptable that he had been accused of 'lying' to parliament. The comment was made by Dr Azzopardi in a statement...

  • Johnny Depp to headline Murder on the Orient Express remake in Malta

    Johnny Depp to headline Murder on the Orient Express remake in Malta

    Filming of a remake of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express is due to start in Malta in the first quarter of next year, with Johnny Depp in the leading role, Tourism Minister Edward Zammit Lewis said in parliament during question time...

  • Air service from Lisbon expected in the near future

    Air service from Lisbon expected in the near future

    The tourism authorities are expecting a direct connection between Lisbon and Malta to be established in the near future, Tourism Minister Edward Zammit Lewis said in parliament this evening. Replying to questions by Nationalist MP Ċensu Galea, the...

  • Gaming Authority's costs rising much faster than sector's growth

    Gaming Authority's costs rising much faster than sector's growth

    Administration expenses related to the running of the gaming regulator have more than doubled in the past three years. According to the published accounts, the Malta Gaming Authority last year spent€8.6 million in administrative expenses, compared...

  • "I am a nervous person... his crying irritated me"; father found guilty of injuring infant son

    "I am a nervous person... his crying irritated me"; father found guilty of injuring infant son

    A father from Senglea was conditionally discharged for 18 months today after being found guilty on appeal of grievously injuring his infant son. The case dates back to April 2007 when 33 year old Jonathan Calleja was entrusted with the care of his...

  • Stone-throwers dent car bonnet in Cospicua street

    Stone-throwers dent car bonnet in Cospicua street

    Julie Bartolo, a mother of two, was jolted by a loud noise as she drove along the dimly lit Triq San Nikola in Cospicua last Saturday. It was 9pm and with two children in the back seat, she slammed  on the brakes, fearing a burst tyre. But when...

  • Manuel Mallia, Konrad Mizzi lead Gulf trade missions

    Ministers Manuel Mallia and Konrad Mizzi have returned from Dubai and Abu Dhabi, where they led trade missions. They addressed a number of conferences organised by Trade Malta, Finance Malta, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Abu Dhabi Chamber of...

  • Vocational subjects to be offered to secondary school students from 2019

    Vocational subjects to be offered to secondary school students from 2019

    Secondary schools students will be offered a selection of vocational and applied subjects, apart from the traditional academic subjects, as from 2019, as part of a major reform in secondary schools. Addressing a media briefing ahead of the...

  • FBI clears Brad Pitt over alleged altercation with son

    FBI clears Brad Pitt over alleged altercation with son

    The FBI has said Brad Pitt will face no charges over an alleged altercation with one of his children on a private plane. An investigation into the reported clash between the actor and his 15-year-old adopted son Maddox has been closed after a...

  • Sta Venera slip-road resurfacing works

    Sta Venera slip-road resurfacing works

    Transport Malta will resurface the slip-road at the Regional Road, Sta Venera, tonight between 9pm and 5am. The slip-road links the roundabout near St Philip's Hospital to Valley Road, Msida. It will be closed while the works are in progress. 

  • Policeman slightly injured as man tries to grab his firearm

    Policeman slightly injured as man tries to grab his firearm

    A policeman suffered slight injuries early this afternoon when he was assaulted on Palace Square by a man who tried to take his firearm. The policeman was on duty outside the palace at 1.10pm when he was suddenly attacked. He managed to fend off...

  • Company officials alerted to deliveryman's wrongdoing by van tracking device

    Company officials alerted to deliveryman's wrongdoing by van tracking device

    Officials as a food imports company became suspicious of their deliveryman's actions when a tracking device on his van showed he was regularly straying away from his route, a court heard today. Fernando Sammut, 36, a former deliveryman at Francis...

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