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  • Wikipedia founder out to 'fix the news' with collaborative website

    Wikipedia founder out to 'fix the news' with collaborative website

    Jimmy Wales, the founder of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, has launched a website aimed at countering the spread of fake news by bringing together professional journalists and a community of volunteers and supporters to produce news articles. The...

  • ‘Panama firms cannot be audited'

    ‘Panama firms cannot be audited'

    Panama companies could not be audited because the jurisdiction lacked transparency, financial services law practitioner David Griscti has told the Times of Malta. Both Minister Konrad Mizzi and the Prime Minister’s chief of staff, Keith Schembri,...

  • Plastic-munching moth could help ease pollution

    Plastic-munching moth could help ease pollution

    A moth that prefers plastic to pullovers could help solve the problem of discarded shopping bags and packaging, researchers believe. The larvae of the greater wax moth normally thrive on beeswax, making them a hated enemy of bee keepers across...

  • Malta still has EU's largest gender employment gap

    Malta still has EU's largest gender employment gap

    Malta continues to have the largest gender employment gap across EU member states, despite progress in encouraging more women to enter the workforce.  New figures released by Eurostat today showed that while Malta has one of the EU's best male...

  • Arkansas enacts first double execution in 17 years

    Arkansas enacts first double execution in 17 years

    Yesterday's plans materialised as two inmates received lethal injections about three hours apart in Arkansas' first double execution in the US since 2000. The first inmate, Jack Jones, was executed on schedule, shortly after 7pm local time. But...

  • Blue badge parking at Ta' Qali stadium abused by 'irresponsible drivers'

    Blue badge parking at Ta' Qali stadium abused by 'irresponsible drivers'

    A blue badge holder who often watches football at Ta’ Qali is being forced to choose between parking on double yellow lines and risk being fined or miss part of the match. The 45-year-old football fan told this newspaper that although there were...

  • Gallipoli dead remembered on 102nd anniversary of battle

    Gallipoli dead remembered on 102nd anniversary of battle

    Ministers from Australia and New Zealand have joined hundreds of people at the site of the Battle of Gallipoli in Turkey to remember those who were killed on the 102nd anniversary of the start of the ill-fated campaign. The solemn ceremony began...

  • Rare plants clinging to life on UK's road verges

    Rare plants clinging to life on UK's road verges

    Some of the UK's rarest plants are at risk of extinction unless action is taken to look after the road verges that have become their final refuge, it has been warned. Species such as fen ragwort and wood calamint are now only found on road...

  • No barrier to crossing at Porte des Bombes

    No barrier to crossing at Porte des Bombes

    Swapping hedges with barriers along the Portes des Bombes thoroughfare might not have been the most aesthetically sensitive option, but it at least stopped reckless pedestrians from crossing the busy road.  Or so Transport Malta thought.  Photos...

  • Cameron's former special advisor in Malta to debate Brexit

    Cameron's former special advisor in Malta to debate Brexit

    Mats Persson, David Cameron's former special adviser will be among the main speakers at a Brexit breakfast debate in Malta next week.  Mr Persson was part of the team which renegotiated the terms of the UK's membership of the European Union in...

  • ‘Life-changing’ scoliosis surgery gives young man new hope

    ‘Life-changing’ scoliosis surgery gives young man new hope

    Aaron Camilleri can finally lie on his back, more than a decade since he started developing severe scoliosis. The curve in his back is nearly all gone, replaced by long scars, which for the 21-year-old act as a reminder that “everything is...

  • Today's front pages

    Today's front pages

    The following are the top stories in national newspapers today. Times of Malta says Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Opposition leader Simon Busuttil had private meetings with the President yesterday over the political situation prompted by...

  • Greek Bank seeking legal advice over Lombard bid

    Greek Bank seeking legal advice over Lombard bid

    The Investment Bank of Greece is seeking legal advice on Lombard Bank’s intention to bid for the 49.01 per cent of its shares held by Cyprus Popular Bank before deciding how to vote during Thursday’s annual general meeting. IBG is handling the...

  • Crisis talks over North Korea begin amid fears of new nuclear test

    Crisis talks over North Korea begin amid fears of new nuclear test

    A US guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday as North Korea prepared to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military amid fears of a new nuclear test. Envoys from the US, Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo, with a...

  • Announcements

    BONNICI. On Monday, April 24, at Mater Dei Hospital, EDWARD (Dwardu), aged 64, went to meet the Risen Lord. He leaves to mourn his great loss his beloved son Michael and his partner Rebecca, his daughter Sophie and her partner Mark, his partner...

  • Valletta Green Festival

    Valletta Green Festival

    St George’s Square will be transformed into a huge floral carpet of some 80,000 potted plants during this week’s Valletta Green Festival. This year’s edition of the infiorata is paying tribute to Malta’s Presidency of the Council of the European...

  • Inside the Fragment

    Inside the Fragment

    Digital photography and postproduction impacted independent and fine art photography to the extent that it has now become the medium of choice for many as contemporary art has become increasingly photographic. A collective exhibition set up as...

  • Russian Roaring Twenties

    Russian Roaring Twenties

    US violist David Aaron Carpenter and his ensemble will today perform in a recital forming part of the Malta International Music Festival. He will perform a number of musical pieces by Maltese composer Alexey Shor which were inspired by “thieves’...

  • Anzac exhibition

    An exhibition in honour of the Anzac Centenary (2014 -2018) is on at the new Parliament building in Valletta. Marking 100 years since Australia’s involvement in World War I, the Anzac Centenary is a time to reflect on the selfless sacrifice of the...

  • Obama back in the spotlight, vows to help future leaders

    Obama back in the spotlight, vows to help future leaders

    Former US President Barack Obama today made his first major appearance since leaving office, having chosen Chicago, the city where his political career started, to emerge from a three-month hiatus from the public eye. In a panel discussion at the...

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