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  • A pastor’s tribulations

    A pastor’s tribulations

    Archbishop Emeritus Cremona’s leadership of the Church has gone through a number of trying times over the past eight years. Kurt Sansone heads down the bumpy tracks of memory lane. Two years ago, an e-mail from the Curia announced that the...

  • Maldonado Bistro party

    Maldonado Bistro party

    Maldonado Bistro of Victoria celebrated its sixth anniversary with a party.

  • Air Malta on track before I left – Davies

    Air Malta will need a private cash injection if it wants to grow and expand, the airline’s former CEO Peter Davies has told The Sunday Times of Malta. Air Malta was achieving the desired financial results until he stepped down last March and had...

  • Din l-Art Ħelwa dinner

    Din l-Art Ħelwa dinner

    Edgar Preca, President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Din l-Art Ħelwa vice president Luciano Mulè Stagno, president Simone Mizzi and events coordinator Cettina Caruana Curran at DLĦ’s annual reunion dinner at San Anton Palace, Attard.

  • Worker took €345k to lead a ‘good life’

    Worker took €345k to lead a ‘good life’

    A judge has ordered a man to refund €345,216 which he misappropriated from his former employer, after hearing how he used the company’s money to buy cars and lead a “good life”. The court found Vince Etienne Vella, 33, from San Ġwann, had...

  • Karen Millen store in Malta

    Karen Millen store in Malta

    Karen Millen celebrated its first store opening in Old Theatre Street, Valletta. Seen here are Husni Bey Group chairman Husni Husni Bey, Karen Millen CEO Mike Shearwood, Husni Bey Group CEO Jalal Husni Bey and Retail International Group CEO Andrew...

  • Maid sacked over umbrella gets €1,000

    A hotel maid has won €1,000 in compensation after an industrial tribunal found the company had not followed the proper disciplinary procedures when it sacked her over an umbrella that a guest left in a room. Charmaine Scicluna Muxi worked for...

  • Ramblers’ first walk

    Ramblers’ first walk

    Ramblers assembled for the season’s first walk in St Julian’s. The idea was to hug the coastline up to Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq, then turn inland and scale Wied il-Faħam towards Madliena Fort and back to the start through Pembroke. The walk captured...

  • Polidano’s illegal zoo adds three cubs to its collection

    Polidano’s illegal zoo adds three cubs to its collection

    Montekristo Estates is promoting weekly displays of two new tiger cubs and one new puma cub at its unlicensed and illegal zoo, with no sign of law enforcement authorities clamping down. The zoo is charging an entrance fee of €10 per adult and €8...

  • Malta’s independence celebrated in Washington

    Malta’s independence celebrated in Washington

    The Maltese embassy in Washington celebrated the 50th anniversary of Malta’s independence with a cultural event aimed to promote Mro Joseph Vella’s The Hyland Mass. The event was held at the EU delegation’s headquarters and Christopher Hyland...

  • British paedophile jailed for 18 months

    British paedophile jailed for 18 months

    A convicted paedophile suspected of having possible links with the disappearance of Madeleine McCann was yesterday jailed in Malta for 18 months for possession of child pornography. Roderick Macdonald, 76, pleaded guilty to the possession of...

  • Klown doctors get Lions’ help

    Lions Club Mdina has helped Maltese NGO Dr Klown by obtaining a €2,900 grant through the Small Initiatives Scheme. The NGO started working at Mater Dei Hospital in 2011 with the aim of bringing smiles to hospitalised children and helping make...

  • Piecing the energy jigsaw

    As the energy landscape heads for a major overhaul with the introduction of private sector involvement, Kurt Sansone unravels the complexities. Sparks are expected to fly in Parliament tomorrow when the Energy Minister gives a breakdown of how the...

  • New provincial for Sisters of St Joseph of the Apparition

    New provincial for Sisters of St Joseph of the Apparition

    Sr Cecilia Schembri is the new head of the Malta province of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Apparition, which also comprise Tunisia and Ethiopia. Sr Cecilia hails from Qormi and was a student at St Joseph School, Valletta. She continued her...

  • Donate to Mission Fund

    Fr Bernard Mallia is a missionary Jesuit priest working in East Africa at Loyola High School, Wau, South Sudan. He is a teacher, a school counsellor and is also in charge of a mission out-station. With the help of the Mission Fund, he has been...

  • Man denies trafficking

    A Sicilian man was yesterday charged with trafficking cannabis plants and resin and being in possession of cocaine. Aldo Pistella, 36 from Agrigento, who told the court he was unemployed, denied possession of cannabis in circumstances denoting it...

  • From jet ski to Ford Fiesta

    From jet ski to Ford Fiesta

    The Point shopping mall at Tigné Point, Sliema, will be offering one customer the chance of driving off in a Ford Fiesta later this year. This summer’s Shop & Win promotion saw Charlene Sciascia winning a Belassi Pure Jet Ski, courtesy of...

  • Policeman injured

    An off-duty policeman was seriously injured and another three were slightly hurt when they arrested a knife-wielding man in Paceville early yesterday morning. The incident happened on St Rita Steps at about 5.20am when a man threw a glass at a...

  • Award for Mgr Victor Grech

    Award for Mgr Victor Grech

    Lions Club Malta zone chairman Tommy Restall presenting former Caritas director Mgr Victor Grech with the insignia of the Gran Croce d’Oro in recognition of his social and humanitarian commitment.

  • Nurses directive

    The nurses union has issued a directive, instructing all nurses and midwives not to fill in the necessary forms required to obtain drugs from the pharmacy department for patients. Taking effect on November 1, the MUMN urged members not to ask...