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  • 68 live turtle doves found in five cage trap installations in Gozo - CABS

    68 live turtle doves found in five cage trap installations in Gozo - CABS

    Five massive cage trap installations designed for the mass-capturing of turtle doves were yesterday dismantled by teams from the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) together with Gozo police officers. CABS said in a statement that all traps...

  • 12 arrested over Turkey suicide bombing

    Twelve people have been arrested by authorities in Turkey over a suicide bomb attack in which 13 people were injured, the state-run news agency said. A female attacker blew herself up near an Ottoman-era mosque in the north-western city of Bursa...

  • Selfie with an alligator? Think again

    Selfie with an alligator? Think again

    Fearing Snapchat could take an ugly turn towards "snap chomp", police are warning people not to take selfies with an alligator in suburban Atlanta. Peachtree City police also advise residents not to feed the 6ft animal known as Flat Creek Floyd as...

  • Man critical after Armier boathouse stabbing, woman also injured

    Man critical after Armier boathouse stabbing, woman also injured

    A 55-year-old man is in critical condition after he was stabbed during an alleged robbery at an Armier boathouse. A 34-year-old woman from Swieqi was also injured when she was bound by the aggressors during the incident, according to the...

  • Maltese newspapers review

    Maltese newspapers review

    The Air Malta/Alitalia deal is the main topic in national newspapers today. Times of Malta says the Italian airline will buy just under half of Air Malta, heralding a turnaround for the Maltese carrier. In another story, it says the planning...

  • Identification of woman found near manson murders site stirs mystery

    The identification of a woman found stabbed to death in Los Angeles in 1969 has resurrected speculation her murder is connected to the Manson family killings. Los Angeles police have identified the woman as 19-year-old Reet Jurvetson of Montreal,...

  • Alfred Sant says Toni Abela was treated unfairly

    Alfred Sant says Toni Abela was treated unfairly

    Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant applauded Toni Abela's political integrity when speaking at the European Parliament and criticised the way the way his nomination for the European Court of Auditors was reviewed. Dr Sant, an MEP, was reacting to...

  • Elderly woman dies in Fgura accident

    Elderly woman dies in Fgura accident

    A 77-year-old woman from Marsascala died in a traffic accident at around 10pm yesterday evening. The accident took place in Żabbar Road, Fgura. The woman's husband, who was driving the car, was hospitalised for shock. The car overturned on...

  • Girl, 12, runs half marathon by mistake

    Girl, 12, runs half marathon by mistake

    A 12-year-old girl from New York ended up running 10 extra miles after she got into the wrong road race. LeeAdianez Rodriguez had registered for the 5k race that was part of last Sunday's Rochester Regional Health Flower City Challenge. She...

  • Trump talks foreign policy s Cruz picks running mate in Republican race

    Trump talks foreign policy s Cruz picks running mate in Republican race

    Donald Trump has set out his foreign policy plans while rival Ted Cruz has recruited a presidential running mate. Republican front-runner Mr Trump said he would put American interests first and vowed to send US troops into combat only as a last...

  • Announcements

    ATTARD. On April 27, at Mater Dei Hospital, LINO of Ħamrun, living in Sliema, aged 84, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Doris, his children, Jacqueline and her husband Etienne Micallef Grimaud, Michelle...

  • Vintage collection

    Vintage collection

    Lady Kitt Vintage is celebrating the arrival of their latest vintage collection with an outdoor event at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church garden in Rudolph Street, Sliema, on Saturday from 11am to 5pm. At Holy Trinity, one can pick up striking...

  • Celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of statue donation

    Celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of statue donation

    The Leone Philharmonic Society has announced the events programme marking the 60th anniversary of its historic donation of the statue of the Assumption of Our Lady to the Gozo Cathedral. The most significant appointment will be an open-air Mass...

  • Ħabbilni Ħa Nirbaħ in Gozo

    Ħabbilni Ħa Nirbaħ in Gozo

    Whatever trials and tribulations Simon Bartolo’s satirical drama Ħabbilni Ħa Nirbaħ may have faced, it is this weekend crossing the channel for another run in Gozo’s Aurora Opera House. Monica Attard, Narcy Calamatta, Josette Ciappara, Carlos...

  • Talk on ADHD, autism and dyslexia

    The Innovation Generation Centre is today presenting creative thinking perspectives in a talk entitled ADHD, Autism and Dyslexia – Outside the Box at the Microsoft Innovation Centre at Skyparks, Malta International Airport. IGC is an NGO with a...

  • Sunday buffet lunch

    Mission Fund (VO/0015) is on Sunday organising a buffet lunch at the Dolmen Resort Hotel, Qawra, at 12.30pm. The selection of food will include antipasto, entrees, carvery, dessert, glass of wine/soft drink/water and coffee. Tickets: Adults: €22;...

  • Oil rigs services facility will break Labour promise on Marsa revamp, Marlene Farrugia says

    Oil rigs services facility will break Labour promise on Marsa revamp, Marlene Farrugia says

    The government's decision to allocate the former Malta Shipbuilding site for an oil rigs servicing facility was in sharp variance to Labour promises to regenerate Marsa, Independent MP Marlene Farrugia said in Parliament this evening. This, she...

  • Alitalia deal will not go ahead if it does not benefit Air Malta - Muscat

    Alitalia deal will not go ahead if it does not benefit Air Malta - Muscat

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said this evening that the memorandum of understand (MoU) signed between the government and Alitalia would only lead to a concrete deal if it benefits Air Malta.  Speaking during an acitivity organised by the Labour...

  • Police Commissioner resigns - PN says replacement should be appointed with broad agreement in Parliament

    Police Commissioner resigns - PN says replacement should be appointed with broad agreement in Parliament

    Updated - Adds PN call for change in the way how the police commissioner is appointed - Police Commissioner Michael Cassar has resigned with immediate effect because of health reasons, the government said today. The prime minister thanked him for...

  • Busuttil: Claims on De Marco, Fenech Adami do not merit action

    Busuttil: Claims on De Marco, Fenech Adami do not merit action

    Doubts about the Panama Papers scandal were turning into certainty and disgust, Opposition leader Simon Busutil said in a recorded interview on Net TV this evening. He said truth had to be said, however negative it was deemed to be, more so as...