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  • Birds around the world take flight

    Birds around the world take flight

    An imperial eagle equipped with a camera spreads its wings over London. It's just one of the many birds making headlines in this week's "animal roundup". Jillian Kitchener reports.

  • Update 3 - Shooting incident: Opposition leader appointed himself prosecutor, judge and jury - PM

    Update 3 - Shooting incident: Opposition leader appointed himself prosecutor, judge and jury - PM

    The Opposition leader appointed himself prosecutor, judge and jury, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said this evening in a statement replying to a letter sent to him by Simon Busuttil earlier today, declining his offer to appoint a retired member of...

  • ‘€1bn bridge for Gozo would take four years’

    ‘€1bn bridge for Gozo would take four years’

    A bridge linking Malta and Gozo will cost some €1 billion (including taxes) and take four years to complete, according to a feasibility study by China Communications Construction Company. The study is proposing to complete the project by 2020 with...

  • Plague in Madagascar kills 40 people

    Plague in Madagascar kills 40 people

      An outbreak of the plague has killed 40 people out of 119 cases in Madagascar since late August, the World Health Organization says.  The World Health Organization fears the disease will spread rapidly in the capital. The bacterial disease is...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. The Sunday Times of Malta says the Malta-Gozo bridge would cost €1billion and take four years to build. The Malta Independent on Sunday says the police have remained silent about...

  • Talbot& Bons live music marathon

  • Hugo Boss party

  • FSWS receives donation

    FSWS receives donation

    Foundation for Social Welfare Services CEO Alfred Grixti receiving a donation from UniBet CEO Henrik Tjarnstrom. The donation will go to Home-Start Malta, which supports families with children aged under five, providing them with practical and...

  • EUPA staff lend a hand

    EUPA staff lend a hand

    European Union Programmes Agency employees took part in a corporate social responsibility event at Dar Sagra Familja in Naxxar, a home that gives shelter to 87 elderly residents. The event lasted a full working day and included various activities...

  • Biagio Antonacci on tour

    Biagio Antonacci on tour

    Italian singer Biagio Anto­nacci, who is currently on tour, was inter­viewed by Xejk TV and Calypso Radio producer and presen­ter Twanny Scerri (left) at the Palasport in Acireale, Sicily.

  • European Film Festival

    The 12th edition of the European Film Festival 2014 organised by the European Commission Representation in Malta was launched with the screening of the Italian Film Il Primo Incarico. The event, held at the Westin Dragonara Resort, was attended by...

  • Mosta FC Youth Nursery gets show sponsorship

    Mosta FC Youth Nursery gets show sponsorship

    As part of its ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility, GasanMamo has helped the Mosta FC Youth Nursery set up the Malta Police Dog Show. “Police dogs provide a valuable service to our society by helping to fight drug trafficking and...

  • Interpreting legends today

    Interpreting legends today

    Students from the Junior College, Msida, took part in a film trailer-making workshop at Stockton Sixth Form College, the UK, and produced a trailer depicting their interpretation of the Maltese legend Il-Maqluba in a modern-day context. The...

  • Photography, a natural complement to sailing

    Photography, a natural complement to sailing

    A presentation entitled ‘Cruising photography’ will be delivered by yachtsman and Malta Cruising Club member Patrick Genovese on Friday at 7pm at the Waterfront Hotel, Sliema, organised by the club. Genovese will focus on basic techniques one can...

  • Turning data into stories

    ‘Tales by your computer’ is the title of next talk being organised by Malta Cafe Scientifique on Thursday at 7.30pm at the Music Room of St James Cavalier, Valletta. Admission is free. In the talk, Albert Gatt will describe how Natural Language...

  • Christmas gift fair to be held at Corinthia in aid of charity

    Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa, Attard, will host its annual Perfect Christmas Gift Fair on Saturday and next Sunday. Visitors can look forward to artisans’ stalls, exhibitions by top artists, festive workshops, cooking demonstrations and fun...

  • Ex-Portuguese PM Socrates arrested in corruption probe

    Ex-Portuguese PM Socrates arrested in corruption probe

    Portuguese police have arrested former Socialist prime minister José Socrates and three other people in an investigation of suspected tax fraud, corruption and money-laundering, the Prosecutor General’s office said yesterday. The arrest, the first...

  • Training in the use of tablet computers in classrooms

    Jesmond Scerri, a teacher at Gozo College Secondary School, attended an in-service training course in Benalmadena, Spain, on the use of tablet computers in the classroom. It was sponsored by the Erasmus Plus K1 project.

  • Lions Club Sliema celebrates 40th charter anniversary

    Lions Club Sliema celebrates 40th charter anniversary

    Lions Club Sliema celebrated its 40th charter anniversary with a Lions gathering and a gala dinner. Over 100 Lions from various European countries and Tunisia were in Malta for the occasion. Special guest was Lions Clubs International’s immediate...

  • US happy with oil deal between Iraq, Kurdistan region

    US happy with oil deal between Iraq, Kurdistan region

    US Vice President Joe Biden welcomed an agreement between Iraq’s central government and its northern Kurdistan region over the management of oil exports, a step forward in a feud that has threatened the unity of Iraq. In a speech in Istanbul...