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  • Joseph Calleja at the Manoel

    Joseph Calleja at the Manoel

    The BOV Joseph Calleja Foundation’s annual fund-raising concert this year is taking place on Wednesday at the Manoel Theatre in Valletta. The annual event is organised by the foundation in its bid to generate the necessary funding to achieve its...

  • Art exhibition

    Art exhibition

    Artist Jeni Caruana is currently holding an exhibition of works entitled Arbor Vitae (Tree of Life) at the Majjistral Nature and History Park in Għajn Tuffieħa. Born in England, Caruana settled in Malta in 1977 and has since become a well-known...

  • Folklorist gives grandma’s perspective on the world

    Folklorist Ġużi Gatt will be giving a public talk tomorrow outlining his grandmother’s view of the world. Every one of us has a knack for forming a framework of ideas and beliefs through which we observe and interpret the world around us and...

  • EU blames China for WTO environmental trade talks collapse

    EU blames China for WTO environmental trade talks collapse

    Europe's trade negotiator blamed China today for scuppering a global environmental trade deal by submitting impossible late demands at World Trade Organization talks in Geneva aimed at scrapping import tariffs on exports worth more than $1...

  • Jesuits to join forces as Order consolidates provinces

    Jesuits to join forces as Order consolidates provinces

    Malta will no longer form an independent Jesuit province, but a new province will be formed together with Italy and Albania in the middle of next year. This is part of a global trend in the Order as the number of Jesuits declines and the need is...

  • Is PN's income tax vow to retailers a pledge too far?

    Is PN's income tax vow to retailers a pledge too far?

    The PN has promised a reduced tax rate for small businesses, but Kurt Sansone asks if it has grossly underestimated the impact this will have on public finances The tax cut for small businesses proposed by the Nationalist Party could leave a hole...

  • Creating 3D-printed superhero arms for young amputees

    Creating 3D-printed superhero arms for young amputees

    A student is designing a 3D-printed prosthetic which monitors blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen levels and general health. Claire Caruana met him. Children with amputated limbs could soon have their own custom-made arms inspired by their...

  • Austrian far-right presidential hopeful soundly defeated

    Austrian far-right presidential hopeful soundly defeated

    Updated with video at 8.20pm The candidate vying to become Europe's first freely elected far-right head of state since World War Two conceded defeat in Austria's presidential election soon after polls closed this evening. The result is a blow to...

  • Interview: 'Second draft of Paceville master plan in April or May', says PA chairman

    Interview: 'Second draft of Paceville master plan in April or May', says PA chairman

    Conflicting voices have united in their criticism of the Paceville master plan, but Planning Authority executive chairman Johann Buttigieg insists itis only the first draft. He speaks to Kurt Sansone about the controversial plan. The brief was for...

  • Ħamrun sex abuse claims: police wait for experts' reports

    Ħamrun sex abuse claims: police wait for experts' reports

    The police have adopted a wait-and-see approach to the sex abuse allegations at the Ħamrun Lyceum, opting to await the conclusions drawn by the court-appointed experts before proceeding with their investigation. This unusual move shows how...

  • Car catches fire in Kirkop tunnel

    Car catches fire in Kirkop tunnel

    A car caught fire in the Kirkop tunnels this afternoon, bringing traffic to a standstill as firefighters rushed to the scene. Civil Protection Department members quickly arrived on the scene and put out the flames.  Police said they were alerted...

  • Childcare centres that played with money are 'cooperating' - ministry

    Childcare centres that played with money are 'cooperating' - ministry

    Childcare centres that abused the government scheme were stopped from enrolling children and had payments withheld, according to the Education Ministry. The respective centres were cooperating with the ministry to rectify their position, a...

  • More than 1,000 apply to join Gozo medical school - Health Minister

    More than 1,000 apply to join Gozo medical school - Health Minister

    More than 1,000 students have already applied to enrol within the medical campus planned for Gozo, Health Minister Chris Fearne said this morning. The call for application was launched three weeks ago and will close in March, with the aim of...

  • Fake US embassy in Ghana spent a decade issuing visas

    Fake US embassy in Ghana spent a decade issuing visas

    Authorities in Ghana have busted a fake US embassy in the capital Accra run by a criminal network that for a decade issued illegally obtained authentic visas, the US State Department said. Until it was shut down this summer, the sham embassy was...

  • Britain may continue with some EU cooperation post-Brexit - Johnson

    Britain may continue with some EU cooperation post-Brexit - Johnson

    Britain could pay in to some EU programmes after Brexit but the government will take back control of its own money and will no longer spend large amounts in Brussels, Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday. Businesses, investors and...

  • 'Evarist Bartolo must resign' - PN

    'Evarist Bartolo must resign' - PN

    Education Minister Evarist Bartolo must walk the talk and resign in the wake of his handling of corruption allegations concerning direct orders issued by the Foundation for Tomorrow Schools, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil said this morning. “At...

  • High hurdles are no obstacle to this man's ambitions

    High hurdles are no obstacle to this man's ambitions

    For Noel Aquilina, an amputee basketball coach with spina bifida, the barriers created by society for people with a disability are just like those in an obstacle course – they are there to be jumped over. He was once told he could not show “all...

  • US will meet emissions targets regardless of Trump's policies - Al Gore

    US will meet emissions targets regardless of Trump's policies - Al Gore

    US greenhouse gas emissions are likely to fall irrespective of the pro-coal policies of President-elect Donald Trump, who may still surprise the world by embracing global action to limit climate change, former vice president Al Gore said. Gore, a...

  • White-collar thief who lived 'the good life' gets 10 years

    White-collar thief who lived 'the good life' gets 10 years

    A man who siphoned off more than €345,000 from his employer over two years – using the stolen money to buy expensive cars and motorcycles – has been jailed for 10 years. In the process, he has drawn attention to the alleged involvement of his own...

  • Tigers and lions stuck in Montekristo limbo

    Tigers and lions stuck in Montekristo limbo

    The big cats ordered to be removed from the illegal Montekristo Animal Park several months ago are “stuck there”, with international zoos refusing to take them, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. “At the moment, we are stuck, no one will take...

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