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  • Watch: Moments of hesitation as UK PM Theresa May is escorted away while London attack unfolds

    Watch: Moments of hesitation as UK PM Theresa May is escorted away while London attack unfolds

    Video footage of UK prime minister Theresa May being escorted into a car and driven away from Westminster Palace as Wednesday's terror attack unfolded in London has emerged. In footage published by UK newspaper The Sun, Mrs May can be seen being...

  • Reduction, population 60, up for sale for $1.5m

    Reduction, population 60, up for sale for $1.5m

    Got $1.5 million to spare? If so, tiny Reduction, a one-time company town built to house workers at a long-vanished garbage-processing plant in western Pennsylvania, could be yours for the asking. The aptly named town is home to 60 residents, down...

  • As Europe turns 60, how close is its union?

    As Europe turns 60, how close is its union?

    On Saturday, Europe will be marking 60 years of unity and economic integration, which for 500 million citizens has also meant six decades of peace. But on the day, leaders at the Rome Summit will also have an important discussion on the Union’s...

  • London attacker Khalid Masood was a criminal with militant links

    London attacker Khalid Masood was a criminal with militant links

    Before he killed at least four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat. A British-born Muslim convert, Masood had...

  • Today's front pages

    Today's front pages

    These are the leading stories in today's local newspapers. The Times of Malta leads with news that the beleaguered head of the Broadcasting Authority was given a €27,000 EU presidency-related job by the government in February 2016.  The Malta...

  • Almost half of French electorate still not sure who to vote for, poll suggests

    Almost half of French electorate still not sure who to vote for, poll suggests

    A month before the first round of France's presidential election, 43 per cent of voters are hesitant about who to vote for, a poll said on Friday, underlining the uncertainty surrounding the volatile election campaign. Opinion polls show...

  • Broadcasting Authority head also given €27,000 government job last year

    Broadcasting Authority head also given €27,000 government job last year

    Updated 1pm - Added PN statement Embattled Broadcasting Authority chairwoman, Tanya Borg Cardona was also engaged to serve in the unit handling Malta’s presidency of the EU on a position-of-trust basis, this newspaper has learnt. She was employed...

  • Announcements

    AZZOPARDI. On March 20, at Mater Dei Hospital, MARGARET, widow of Edgar, passed away peacefully. She leaves to mourn her loss her son Herbert and his wife Carmen, her daughter Jennifer and her husband Brian Zammit Marmara, her grandchildren Ilai...

  • Millions of cigarettes, 30,000 pieces of lingerie and container full of auto spare parts among Customs seizures

    Millions of cigarettes, 30,000 pieces of lingerie and container full of auto spare parts among Customs seizures

    Millions of cigarettes, tens of thousands of sports shoes and footballs and an entire 20 -foot container full of spare car parts were among the 12 illegal shipments seized by Customs officials over the past weeks.  Officials have had a busy few...

  • Man grievously hurt in Ħal Far incident

    Man grievously hurt in Ħal Far incident

    A 23-year-old Żabbar man was grievously injured yesterday evening in an accident at Ħal Far. Police received a request for assistance at around 7pm after the man ended up being pinned between a wall and a Bedford van.  The victim was rushed to...

  • Joy Gospel Singers in joint concert with Irish choir

    Joy Gospel Singers in joint concert with Irish choir

    The Joy Gospel Singers will once again team up with the Lucan Gospel Choir of Ireland for an anniversary joint concert at St Lawrence Collegiate parish church, Vittoriosa, tomorrow. Under the direction of Ian Brabazon, the Irish choir was formed...

  • Talk on Red Arrows

    Talk on Red Arrows

    The Malta Aviation Society (MAS) is organising a talk about a personal experience of The Red Arrows. It will be delivered by Richard J. Caruana, who was invited with his editorial partner Michael Bonello in 1993, to write, produce and design their...

  • To be a knight

    Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar is tomorrow organising a tour around St John’s Co-Cathedral and Casa Lanfreducci in Valletta. St John’s expert Dane Munro will interpret the art and wonders of the cathedral to reveal how the knights saw their place in...

  • Gaulitana – viola and piano concert

    A concert entitled Suite Italiana featuring the Duo Comuzzi-Curti Giardina is taking place this evening in Victoria as part of the Gaulitana festival. The duo, made up of Demtrio Comuzzi and Anna Maria Curti Giardina, will perform a varied...

  • Film at China Cultural Centre

    Film at China Cultural Centre

    The China Cultural Centre is presenting a film week celebrating women. The first film to be shown is the adventure story Mulan. The well-known tale of Hua Mulan, a heroine who disguises herself as a man to stand in for her father and join the army...

  • 240 migrants feared dead in the Mediterranean

    240 migrants feared dead in the Mediterranean

    A Spanish aid organisation says it has recovered five bodies from waters off the Libyan coast and fears that at least 240 migrants could have died after two boats capsized in the Mediterranean. Proactiva Open Arms spokeswoman Laura Lanuza said...

  • Former Mtarfa Military Hospital earmarked for conversion into international school

    Former Mtarfa Military Hospital earmarked for conversion into international school

    A tender for the conversion of the former Mtarfa Military Hospital to an international school will be issued in the coming days to cater for the increasing number of foreigners working in Malta, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced this...

  • A love story in midst of raging war

    A love story in midst of raging war

    The story of a legendary pilot and a woman who came to Malta to work as an entertainer will be retold at the same place where she soared to stardom 75 years ago: Valletta. Christina Ratcliffe first landed at the Morning Star in St Nicholas...

  • Let there be light: German scientists test 'artificial sun'

    Let there be light: German scientists test 'artificial sun'

    Scientists in Germany have switched on what is being described as the world's largest artificial sun - a device they hope will help shed light on new ways of making climate-friendly fuels. The giant honeycomb-like set-up of 149 spotlights -...

  • Man to remain behind bars after court rejects urgent application for release

    Man to remain behind bars after court rejects urgent application for release

    A magistrate's court was faced with an urgent application by a man who yesterday evening was taken into detention at the Corradino Correctional Facility after failing to turn up for a criminal appeal hearing on March 13. Joseph Pisani, 43, was...

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