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  • Creative work on display at Victoria school

    Creative work on display at Victoria school

    Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School, Victoria, has set up an exhibition of its students’ creative work related to Christmas time in the school foyer. It includes cribs, paintings and seasonal food prepared under their teachers’ guidance.

  • Talk on exploring our cosmic journey

    Joseph Caruana will give a talk entitled ‘Our Cosmic Journey’ on December 27 at 7.30pm at the Cinema Room of St James Cavalier, Valletta, organised by Malta Cafe Scientifique. Admission is free. Man has always looked up at the night sky, wondered,...

  • Christmas reunion

    Christmas reunion

    The Cauchi family organised their annual Christmas reunion at the Pitch Casual Diner in Marsascala. Seen here are some of the guests.

  • Young Gozitan gymnasts in international competition

    Young Gozitan gymnasts in international competition

    Students from the Gozo Gymnastics Association – Joanne Vella, Pearl Ebejer, Kylie Grech, Marie Claire Cefai, Michela Caruana and Hayley Refalo – took part in the Gymstars international competition, Tarxien. Other participants came from Spain,...

  • New Mcast students’ council

    New Mcast students’ council

    Following elections held among students at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, the new student council is made up of (from left Nicholas Martin, Institute of Art and Design (Commission for Social Policy); Kristoph Cassar, Institute...

  • Young footballers raise €15,000 for L-Istrina 2014

    Young footballers raise €15,000 for L-Istrina 2014

    A football nursery event organised by Eurosport saw 300 young and promising footballers from 16 nurseries come together to raise €15,000 in aid of this year’s L-Istrina. The money collected, €1,500, was topped up to the intended sum by Eurosport,...

  • Career fraudster in court for third day in a row

    A woman ended up in court for the third day in a row yesterday, again charged with fraud over property rentals. Annabelle Camilleri Monreal, 29, from Xemxija, was charged with defrauding a woman of €850 she paid as deposit for the rental of her...

  • Lecture on Order’s first 100 years in Malta

    Lecture on Order’s first 100 years in Malta

    Victor Mallia Milanes gave a lecture entitled ‘The Order of the Hospital in 1630’ at Il-Ħaġar museum, Victoria. He spoke on the state of the Hospitaller Order of St John during its first century in Malta.

  • Chemistry Department facilities strengthened

    Research programmes in physical, inorganic and organic chemistry at the University’s Chemistry Department were boosted by the purchase of new instruments worth over €725,000 and financed by the European Regional Development Fund. The equipment...

  • Tourism authority opens traditional cribs exhibition

    A traditional Christmas Cribs Exhibition is being organised by the Malta Tourism Authority at Auberge d’Italie in Merchants Street, Valletta. Opened by the MTA’s CEO Paul Bugeja, the exhibition includes more than 20 cribs made up of a variety of...

  • Christmas at Il-Ħaġar museum

    Christmas at Il-Ħaġar museum

    Two temporary exhibits are on display for the Christmas season at Il-Ħaġar museum, St George’s Square, Victoria. One is an artisinal papier-mâché crib with terracotta figurines made by George Farrugia. The other is a set of clay and papier-mâché...

  • International psychology, arts conference call for papers

    A call for papers has been issued for the 32nd International Conference on Psychology and the Arts to be held at the University of Malta on June 25-29, 2015. Papers submitted may be in any application of psychology, from psychoanalysis, object...

  • Fundraising Island Sanctuary carol singing at The Point

    Volunteers of The Island Sanctuary, Tas-Silġ, Marsa-xlokk, will be carol singing at The Point, Tigné, on Christmas Eve from 11am to 2pm to raise funds. To donate €2.33, send a blank text message to 5061 7368; to donate €4.66, text 5061 8082; and...

  • North Korea says did not hack Sony, wants joint probe with US

    North Korea says did not hack Sony, wants joint probe with US

    North Korea said US accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were “groundless slander” and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the US. An unnamed spokesman of the North’s Foreign Ministry said...

  • Scale model exhibition

    Scale model exhibition

    An exhibition of scale models of airplanes, cars, ships, figures, military vehicles, dioramas, science fiction figures, miniature churches, accessories and paper models was held by the Gozo Scale Modellers Club at The Duke shopping mall, Victoria.

  • Clay club

    Clay club

    Economy Minister Chris Cardona (back row, left) presided over the presentation of certificates to 85 children who attended various courses at Clay Club. He thanked club directors Paul and Joan Haber for imparting to the youngsters a love for art...

  • Banking services

    The Malta Bankers’ Association informs the public that on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve the banks will be open as follows: APS Bank, 8.15am to 1.30pm; Banif Bank, 8.30am to 2.30pm; Bank of Valletta,8.30am to 2pm; HSBC Bank, 8.30am to 1.30pm;...

  • WHO – Ebola death toll in three African countries hits 7,373

    WHO – Ebola death toll in three African countries hits 7,373

    The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organisation said yesterday. The latest data, posted overnight on the WHO website, reflected...

  • Foundation for Buttigieg

    The Anton Buttigieg Foundation, which aims to improve the quality of life of people in the first electoral district, was launched yesterday. The foundation members are founder Aaron Farrugia, John Buttigieg, Norman Shaw, Carlos Bugeja and Joe...

  • Christmas pageant at San Lawrenz

    The 46th edition of the San Lawrenz Christmas pageant will be held today at 6.30pm. All residents of the village will be involved in one way or another in the event, most of which is played directly from households. The pageant is organised by...