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  • FAA walk

    Behind the beautiful facades of churches and palaces in Valletta there are other tales to be told. Who stole from a Gudja church and left the chalice in another church in Valletta? What happened to the sculptor of one of the beautiful palaces of...

  • Berlin Alexanderplatz continues

    Berlin Alexanderplatz continues

    Ranier Werner Fassbinder’s masterpiece continues screening tonight at the German-Maltese circle in Valletta. This 14-part West German television miniseries was adapted from the eponymous Alfred Döblin novel, which in itself was deemed to be one of...

  • A poet in Strait Street

    A poet in Strait Street

    The Strada Stretta Concept, under the auspices of the Valletta 2018 Foundation, present Poeta fi Strada Stretta/ A Poet in Strait Street: Rużar Briffa under the artistic direction of Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci. The event is being held in...

  • Danny and the Monster Clothes

    Danny and the Monster Clothes

    One night Danny is awoken by a strange noise. The noise is coming from underneath a pile of clothes […] one of his socks has magically sprung to life! Soon after, more and more of Danny’s clothes start to move and talk. Danny cannot believe it.

  • Tarkovsky – Stalker

    Tarkovsky – Stalker

    The latest film to be screened today as part of the Sculpting Time: Andrei Tarkovsky Retrospective remastered in new digital prints at Spazju Kreattiv is Stalker. Deep within the Zone, in a bleak and devastated forbidden landscape, lies a...

  • Townsquare, Mrieħel high-rises: NGOs pledge to fight PA effort to censor civil society

    Townsquare, Mrieħel high-rises: NGOs pledge to fight PA effort to censor civil society

    NGOs have pledged to fight the Planning Authority’s “monstrous attempt at censoring civil society” ahead of a crucial decision on appeals against the controversial Townsquare and Mrieħel high-rises. Appeals against the 38-storey Townsquare tower...

  • Valletta International Baroque Festival

    Valletta International Baroque Festival

    The Valletta International Baroque Festival continues today with two concerts, one at St Nicholas (All Souls) church and one at the Manoel Theatre. The former will be a performance by Reiko Ichise of Magical Viola da Gamba. Reiko was born in Tokyo...

  • Announcements

    AQUILINA. On January 13, at Mater Dei Hospital, IRENE, née Falzon, of Sliema, widow of Henry, aged 66, passed away comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her brother David, her nieces Lindsey and partner Simon,...

  • Difficulties of persons with disabilities aired

    Difficulties of persons with disabilities aired

    Waiting lists for in-school healthcare services were preventing children with a disability from reaping the full benefits of their educational opportunities. Marthese Mugliette, the president of the Malta Federation of Organisations – People with...

  • Watch: Youth wrestled to ground after slapping French ex-PM Valls

    Watch: Youth wrestled to ground after slapping French ex-PM Valls

    A youth slapped former prime minister Manuel Valls when he was on an election tour in France's Brittany region and was wrestled to the ground by a security guard, video showed. Valls, 54, was walking past a group of people in the town of Lamballe...

  • Italian conservative elected European Parliament president

    Italian conservative elected European Parliament president

    Italian conservative Antonio Tajani has been elected president of the European Parliament, succeeding Martin Schulz who is returning to German domestic politics. Tajani secured 351 votes, compared to 282 ballots cast for his fellow Italian and...

  • Government to outsource some outpatients' appointments

    Government to outsource some outpatients' appointments

    The government is to start sub-contracting some outpatient services normally given at Mater Dei Hospital, in the same way as is being done for dentistry appointments, Health Minister Chris Fearne told parliament this evening. He explained during...

  • Evarist Bartolo: I will not bow to political bullying

    Evarist Bartolo: I will not bow to political bullying

    Education Minister Evarist Bartolo, currently in the heart of a storm over payments made through the Foundation for Tomorrow's Schools, said today that he would not bow to political bullying and he would continue to work against...

  • Contractor insists it carried out all works requested of it by Foundation for Tomorrow's Schools

    Avantgarde Projects this afternoon denied having been paid for works it did not do at Ħandaq government school, adding that it accepted a lower payment than it had invoiced solely to avoid protracted court action. Referring to a story carried in...

  • Sliema skyscraper will spoil view of Valletta from across the harbour, NGO warns

    Sliema skyscraper will spoil view of Valletta from across the harbour, NGO warns

    The building of a skyscraper in Sliema will spoil the view of Valletta as seen from Vittoriosa and the surrounding areas, environment NGO Din l-Art Ħelwa warned today. It said that photomontages it had commissioned, based on professional 3D...

  • Man injured in factory site fall

    Man injured in factory site fall

    A 28-year-old man from Safi was seriously injured this afternoon when he fell a height of some four metres in a construction site within the Playmobil factory in Hal Far. He was lifted from the site by rescuers of the Civil Protection Department...

  • Labour says PN 'lied' about having repaid Zaren Vassallo

    Labour says PN 'lied' about having repaid Zaren Vassallo

    The Labour Party has accused the Nationalist Party of having ‘lied’ when it said that it had repaid a €250,000 loan given to it by developer Zaren Vassallo. In a statement, the PL said Opposition leader Simon Busuttil did not provide any evidence...

  • Church bell thieves get a suspended sentence

    Church bell thieves get a suspended sentence

    Two teenage brothers who stole church bells from a chapel in Għaxaq were handed a suspended prison sentence and condemned to pay a fine today.  Clyde and Mario Mallia, 18 and 19 respectively, committed the aggravated theft in February 2013, the...

  • Vatican orders Knights of Malta to cooperate with papal inquiry

    Vatican orders Knights of Malta to cooperate with papal inquiry

    The Vatican demanded today that the leaders of the Knights of Malta cooperate with an inquiry ordered by Pope Francis into alleged irregularities. In the latest salvo of a battle of wills between the heads of two of the world's oldest...

  • De Marco explains how medical issues kept him away

    De Marco explains how medical issues kept him away

    Nationalist Party deputy leader Mario de Marco explained today that he was forced away from the political scene for some time because of medical treatment but he has since been busy in party and parliamentary activities. In a Facebook post, Dr de...

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