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  • Classic and modern violin concert

    Classic and modern violin concert

    The European Foundation for Support of Culture (EUFSC) is holding the next concert in the Classical Music Stars in Malta series on Tuesday. The concert features violinist Aiman Musakhodzhaeva who will perform a classical and modern repertoire...

  • Rusalka – live from the Met

    Rusalka – live from the Met

    The latest offering in Spazju Kreattiv’s programme of live transmissions from the Metropolitan Opera in New York is Rusalka, in many ways a definitive example of late Romanticism. Containing folklore, evocations of the natural and the supernatural...

  • Changing of the Guard

    The Changing of the Guard ceremony is being held today in St George’s Square, Valletta, given this is the last Friday of the month. The Band of the Armed Forces of Malta will parade down Republic Street, commencing at 10.30am. Once they reach the...

  • Fun and games for the young and elderly

    Fun and games for the young and elderly

    Registration for participation in Darba Waħda (Once Upon a Time), a Valletta 2018 project bringing children and the elderly together to participate in a number of a fun activities, is now open. Throughout the sessions, participants learn from each...

  • Announcements

    GATT.  On February 22, MARIE, née Agius, widow of Joseph, aged 85, passed away peacefully at her residence, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her sad loss, her son Denis and his wife Audrey, her daughters Frances and her...

  • Suggestion that some cases of poverty are self-inflicted met with disapproval

    Suggestion that some cases of poverty are self-inflicted met with disapproval

    An elderly woman’s suggestion today that while some cases of poverty are genuine, other can be self-inflicted prompted disapproval from participants at a debate on the definition of poverty held today at the University. The woman, who was among...

  • Most treated for alcohol consumption last year were bingers

    Most treated for alcohol consumption last year were bingers

    Seven of every 10 people treated for alcohol consumption last year had been binging and did not wind up in hospital because of a drinking problem. This trend emerges from figures tabled in Parliament by Health Minister Chris Fearne. The figures...

  • More than 1,000 migrants rescued in 48 hours from Mediterranean

    More than 1,000 migrants rescued in 48 hours from Mediterranean

    More than 1,000 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean Sea during several operations since Wednesday, and many more are expected to attempt the perilous journey as winter ends. Rescuers found 332 people on Thursday in three separate...

  • Pregnant salesgirl gets fright of her life as thief enters shop and demands money

    Pregnant salesgirl gets fright of her life as thief enters shop and demands money

    A pregnant 24-year-old salesgirl from Birkirkara had the fright of her life this evening when a man wearing a hoodie and brandishing a knife entered the shop she was working in and asked for cash. The hold-up took place at the Early Learning...

  • PM proposes Europe should become the bitcoin continent

    PM proposes Europe should become the bitcoin continent

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat made five proposals today when speaking at the CEPS Ideas Lab conference in Brussels “Reconstructing the Union”. His first proposal was that Europe should become the bitcoin continent. The rise of crypto currencies, he...

  • Man kept under house arrest

    Man kept under house arrest

    A 72-year-old man from Għarb is being kept under house arrest against a deposit of €1,500 and a personal guarantee of €10,000 after he pleaded not guilty of importing explosives. He was also charged with keeping the explosives and carrying them...

  • Nasa spacecraft stuck making longer loops than planned around Jupiter

    Nasa spacecraft stuck making longer loops than planned around Jupiter

    Nasa's Jupiter-circling spacecraft is stuck making long trips around the gas giant because of sticky valves. It currently takes Juno 53 days to fly around the solar system's biggest planet, which is almost four times longer than the intended...

  • Balcony appears on unique historic building in Valletta

    Balcony appears on unique historic building in Valletta

    Unauthorised works have been carried out on the unique historic structure of the Valletta Covered Market, a Grade 1 Scheduled building in the centre of the city, Din l-Art Ħelwa said. It said in a statement that a cantilevered concrete balcony was...

  • Landmark tree-lined avenue made famous by Game Of Thrones damaged in Storm Doris

    Landmark tree-lined avenue made famous by Game Of Thrones damaged in Storm Doris

    A landmark tree-lined avenue made famous by fantasy drama Game Of Thrones has been damaged in Storm Doris. One of the beech trees that make up the spectacular Dark Hedges in Co Antrim has fallen victim to high winds that have battered Northern...

  • Rating agency endorses Enemalta's efforts

    Rating agency endorses Enemalta's efforts

    Standard and Poor’s has endorsed Enemalta's efforts in the implementation of its turnaround plan for better quality services and long-term financial sustainability. “We believe that the predictability of Enemalta's performance has greatly improved...

  • 'Wisdom' in court after not-so-wise decision

    'Wisdom' in court after not-so-wise decision

    An unemployed man, escorted to court after receiving medical treatment in hospital, was today given a suspended prison sentence after he admitted to defrauding his former employer out of €1,550. Nigerian-born Emeke Wisdom Azomokwu, 28, currently...

  • Young man admits to involvement in VRT scam

    Young man admits to involvement in VRT scam

    A young man from Żejtun was granted bail after pleading guilty to his involvement in an alleged VRT scam. The accused, whose name is not being published as the police investigation is ongoing, was charged with receiving bribes and forging...

  • Pope suggests: "Better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"

    Pope suggests: "Better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"

    Pope Francis delivered another criticism of some members of his own Church, suggesting it is better to be an atheist than one of "many" Catholics who he said lead a hypocritical double life. In improvised comments in the sermon of his private...

  • Cloned sheep Dolly continues to influence scientific world

    Cloned sheep Dolly continues to influence scientific world

    Dolly the sheep continues to inspire research 20 years after she was revealed to the world, scientists have said. Treatments for degenerative conditions like Parkinson's disease are still influenced by the creation of Dolly, the world's first...

  • Pedestrian injured, crushed between car and electricity pole

    Pedestrian injured, crushed between car and electricity pole

    A 60-year-old pedestrian from Qormi was grievously injured this afternoon when he got caught between a car whose driver lost control and an electricity pole. The accident happened in Mdina Road, Qormi at 2.45pm when the man was walking on the...

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