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  • Two injured after car crashes into tree

    Two injured after car crashes into tree

    A 28-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman from Żabbar were injured this morning after their car ploughed into a tree in Paola. The accident happened in Triq Ħal Luqa at 7.15 am, the police said, after the driver lost control of his NissanSunny,...

  • Give workers all their public holidays back - GWU

    Give workers all their public holidays back - GWU

    The General Workers' Union has appealed to the government to give workers back all public holidays which fell on a weekend, a measure that had been removed by the previous legislature. Presenting the GWU’s 2017 budget proposals, GWU general...

  • War of words as PN calls MPs' meeting to discuss 'latest scandals'

    War of words as PN calls MPs' meeting to discuss 'latest scandals'

    Updated 1pm with government reaction: Nationalist Party leader Simon Busuttil has called a parliamentary group meeting for tomorrow to discuss the "latest scandals" enveloping the Prime Minister's Office, especially the Libyan medical visas...

  • Air show to be shifted to Smart City

    Air show to be shifted to Smart City

    Malta's popular air show flying display will this year shift from the airport to Smart City for yet unclear reasons, but the organisers said they expect a strong commitment this would not happen again. The static display will still take place at...

  • Sea slime spreads to Sliema, Ġnejna...

    Sea slime spreads to Sliema, Ġnejna...

    A foamy surface sludge "which stinks" has coated the sea in parts of Sliema this morning, according to witnesses. Photos sent to timesofmalta.com show a gelatinous white sludge in the sea close to the Surfside restaurant, one of the most popular...

  • Singapore mass sprays residences as Zika expected to spread

    Singapore mass sprays residences as Zika expected to spread

    Officials sprayed insecticide and cleared drains of stagnant water in residential areas of Singapore at high risk of further Zika infections after 41 locally transmitted cases were confirmed in the city state. Workers wearing fumigation masks...

  • Stop putting the economy before nature or Azure Window will crash down sooner - NGO

    Stop putting the economy before nature or Azure Window will crash down sooner - NGO

    Environmental interests should outweigh economic ones if Gozo's iconic Azure Window is to continue standing, an NGO has warned. A no-go zone on the rock should be recommended and authorities should stop being short-sited by encouraging tourists to...

  • Police say reports of gunfire at LA airport were false alarm

    Police say reports of gunfire at LA airport were false alarm

    Terminals at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) were evacuated briefly this morning after reports of gunfire that police later determined were incorrect, in the second recent false alarm at a major US airport. At least two terminals were...

  • New tans, same old "polycrisis" as Europe's summer ends

    New tans, same old "polycrisis" as Europe's summer ends

    The European Union grinds back into action this week after its August break, still dazed by Britain's midsummer vote to quit the EU and facing much the same "polycrisis" as a year ago: a mass of refugees, a fragile economy, hostile Russians and,...

  • Blast at Belgium's 'probably not terrorism'

    Blast at Belgium's 'probably not terrorism'

    Arsonists set fire to Belgium's National Institute of Criminology in Brussels early this morning, causing an explosion but no casualties, a Brussels prosecutor said. Ine Van Wymersch said there were no immediate indications that the fire at the...

  • Today's newspapers in review

    Today's newspapers in review

    These are the main stories featured in today's Maltese newspapers:  Times of Malta quotes a police inspector who told court yesterday that suspended sentences handed to foreign pickpockets were not deterring others from flying to Malta to prey on...

  • How the Internet killed the encyclopaedia

    How the Internet killed the encyclopaedia

    The red tomes still perched on the bookshelf at his parents’ house took Kurt Sansone on a trip down memory lane to when the internet did not exist. He uploaded a photo to Facebook and the response was an eye opener. If you were born after the...

  • Suspended sentences ‘do not deter’ pickpockets, police inspector complains

    Suspended sentences ‘do not deter’ pickpockets, police inspector complains

    Suspended sentences handed to foreign pickpockets were not deterring others from flying to Malta to prey on people, a police inspector complained in court yesterday. Speaking just before a 34-year-old Bulgarian woman was sentenced to 16 months in...

  • Quake rescue team returning as Maltese restaurants join Amatriciana campaign

    Quake rescue team returning as Maltese restaurants join Amatriciana campaign

    A Maltese team assisting in search and rescue efforts in central Italy after Wednesday’s earthquake is returning to Malta where it plans further action to help the devastated regions. “Immediate humanitarian aid is not required, so we're looking...

  • Rita Genovese

    Tessie Gauci writes... A month ago, we lost a precious member of the family, Rita, our sister, after a courageous battle. Rita was a nurse who worked in the chemo ward at oncology section. Unfortunately, she was diagnosed with terminal illness and...

  • Announcements

    ATTARD. On August 28, at Mater Dei Hospital, MARIJA, aged 65, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She will always be loved and remembered by her husband Anthony, her daughter Marisa and her husband Melvyn Bugeja, her son...

  • Tenor Cliff Zammit Stevens to perform in solo concert

    Tenor Cliff Zammit Stevens to perform in solo concert

    London-based tenor Cliff Zammit Stevens will be performing in his eighth solo concert on Sunday, September 4, at 8pm. Zammit Stevens has been described as a “revelation” by The Daily Express, and as “show[ing] exceptional promise” by Opera...

  • A ‘funky’ night of alternative music

    A ‘funky’ night of alternative music

    Funky Monkey at Manoel Island is hosting a music night with a difference on Wednesday. First up are Upper Lip, a rock band from Gozo influenced by the great bands of the golden years of rock. Formed in 2013, Upper Lip has played gigs in various...

  • Philatelic exhibition in Gozo

    Philatelic exhibition in Gozo

    The Gozo Philatelic Society has set up its own showcase at Il-Ħaġar Museum in St George’s Square, Victoria, and is currently hosting the exhibition entitled Gran Castello Redux – 75 years of Citadel Philately. This ties in with the recently...

  • High toll as Libyan fighters close in on Islamic State in Sirte

    High toll as Libyan fighters close in on Islamic State in Sirte

    At least 34 Libyan fighters were killed and more than 180 wounded as they closed in on the last Islamic State militant holdouts in the coastal city of Sirte, according to a field hospital. Forces aligned with Libya's U.N.-backed government,...

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