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  • Times of Malta competition

    Times of Malta competition

    Ajay Borg was as pleased as punch to be one of the two lucky winners of Times of Malta’s Junior News European Money Week competition. He is seen here with his new Kindle in the presence of James Bonello (left), secretary general of the Malta...

  • Australia foils alleged terror attack for Gallipoli centenary

    Australia foils alleged terror attack for Gallipoli centenary

    Hundreds of Australian police yesterday arrested five teens planning an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack this week at an event to mark the centenary of the landings at Gallipoli during World War I, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said. More than...

  • Migrants’ corpses are modern crucifix – Archbishop

    Migrants’ corpses are modern crucifix – Archbishop

    The shocking photo of a little boy’s corpse washed ashore on the Libyan coast is the modern image of the crucifix, according to the Archbishop. The image, which appeared on the front page of Times of Malta, symbolised the plight of thousands of...

  • The Risen concert

    The Risen concert

    ­An Easter concert entitled The Risen, featuring soprano Marouska Attard and the Classique String Ensemble under the direction of Joseph Debrincat, was held at St Francis church, Victoria, by the Gozo Cultural Council. It included music by Mozart,...

  • The President’s engagements

    8.30am The President is interviewed by Jesmond Saliba for his programme Newsbook on RTK at San Anton Palace, Attard. 10am The President meets National Blood Transfusion Service director Tony Micallef at San Anton Palace. 4pm The President delivers...

  • Italy needs help for migrants: Pope

    Italy needs help for migrants: Pope

    Pope Francis is asking the European Union to do more to help Italy with the mounting numbers of desperate people needing rescue in the Mediterranean on risky boat journeys to flee war, persecution or poverty. After meeting Italian President Sergio...

  • Power station site will not be returned to the public

    Power station site will not be returned to the public

    The Marsa power station site, which is a prime location in Grand Harbour, will not be returned to the public for another 99 years – giving the Chinese a valuable asset. The planning authority has just approved the decommissioning and dismantling...

  • Unearthing the diamond

    Today’s readings: Acts 3, 13-15.17-19; 1 John 2, 1-5; Luke 24, 35-48. The way we interpret the Scriptures and let our life be shaped by them is the key to an adult and mature faith. This is a truth that the Church itself painstakingly grasped and...

  • Nadur youth centre holds car wash

    Nadur youth centre holds car wash

    A car wash was held by the Nadur Teen and Youth Centre to raise money for the centre. It provided an opportunity for younger members to learn how to work in a team and helped older members to practise their leadership skills.

  • Announcements

    STEW. On April 6, at University Hospital, Lewisham, London, England, to Rebecca née Filletti and David, God’s precious gift of a first-born daughter – CORA EMMELINE. Thanks be to God. Silver Wedding Mr ALFRED SCIBERRAS and Miss JOSETTE GAMBIN The...

  • Clinton faces early test on free trade

    Less than a week after formally launching her presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton is already being tested on a thorny issue for Democrats: free-trade deals and their impact on workers. The issue is a backdrop for almost any global economic...

  • ‘Fast-track’ citizenship for French waterpolo star is causing ripples

    ‘Fast-track’ citizenship for French waterpolo star is causing ripples

    The award of Maltese citizenship to a former French national waterpolo player has sparked complaints that his application was fast tracked to give his team an edge. Aurelien Cousin, who has lived in Malta for the past seven years, the past three...

  • From contract to alliance

    From contract to alliance

    The story of the Leisure Clothing factory, the Chinese textile company operating in Malta, has filled many a news bulletin and newspaper column. The management was accus­ed of breaking industrial laws by overworking and underpaying its staff. Many...

  • Għajnsielem FC commemorates its golden years

    Għajnsielem FC commemorates its golden years

    A memorial unveiled at a public garden opposite Għajnsielem Football Club commemorates the five years the club won the Gozo Football Association cup between 1970 and 1974. Town mayor Francis Cauchi and coach Peter Caruana took part in the ceremony...

  • Henry Camilleri

    Duncan Vella, vice-president of the Malta Chess Federation, writes: Henry Camilleri, known to the chess community as Harry, will always be synonymous with chess in Malta. He was Malta’s most successful player and held a number of records that are...

  • South Africa mobs target immigrants

    Mobs in South Africa have attacked shops owned by immigrants in a poor area of Johannesburg following similar violence in another part of the country that killed six people. There was a heavy police presence in Alexandra township after rioters...

  • Quotes and news

    “Inequity, the unjust distribution of wealth and resources, is a source of conflict and violence among peoples,” Pope Francis said in a message to leaders attending the Summit of the Americas, which brought together leaders of 35 North and South...

  • Quotes of the week

    “We’re getting too used to this... For heaven’s sake we’re talking about 400 people who lost their lives.” Prime Minister Joseph Muscat exasperated at the lack of international press coverage on the tragedy unfolding in the Mediterranean as...

  • Coming up

    • Medical students will conduct free medical tests this morning in the Don Bosco oratory foyer, Victoria, as part of a youth spring festival. A youth Mass will be held at 10.30am in the oratory chapel. • The 31st Fiera ta’ l-Għadira will be held...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Malta & Gozo: 9am – noon Vilhena Pharmacy, 3, St Anne Street, Floriana;The Cross Pharmacy, 859, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun;Drugshop Dispensary, De La Cruz Avenue, Qormi;St Anne Pharmacy, 24, St Helen Square, Birkirkara;Regal Pharmacy, 39B,...