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  • Construction dust storm in Sliema. Who cares?

    Construction dust storm in Sliema. Who cares?

    Residents and motorists were treated to a cloud of construction dust this morning as work on the former Imperial Hotel in Sliema start. Part of the building was demolished with no dust mitigation measures, turning the popular seaside town into a...

  • Watch: Doing nothing is not an option for EU - Muscat

    Watch: Doing nothing is not an option for EU - Muscat

    Updated 1pm with Prime Minister's comments The future of the EU hinges on Europe's ability to implement a social dimension, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat warned this morning in Rome. In his speech, just before all member states signed the Rome...

  • Don't forget to turn your clocks forward tonight

    Don't forget to turn your clocks forward tonight

    We might be losing an hour of sleep tonight but it will be compensated by longer days from tomorrow.  Clocks turn forward by an hour at 2am tomorrow, which means more extended daylight. One of the downsides of the clocks changing is a disruption...

  • Elderly man seriously injured after fall

    Elderly man seriously injured after fall

    An 83-year-old was grievously injured after he fell on a pavement in Santa Venera this morning.  The police said the incident happened around 7am in Triq San Ġużepp, when the Santa Venera resident was found lying face down on the ground.  An...

  • Want to join the police force?

    Want to join the police force?

    A recruitment drive to beef up the police force has been announced. Applications will be accepted at the police headquarters in Floriana until April 17, the Home Affairs Ministry said this morning. The selection process for the applications will...

  • Muscat did not contact me, BA head says

    Muscat did not contact me, BA head says

    Broadcasting Authority chairwoman Tanya Borg Cardona said yesterday that Prime Minister Joseph Muscat had not yet contacted her, as the three-week crisis at the authority persists. Alternattiva Demokratika yesterday wrote to the President of Malta...

  • Stranded for days, woman began making farewell videos

    Stranded for days, woman began making farewell videos

    A college student who was stranded for five days near the Grand Canyon said she began making farewell videos for her family as she grew desperate for help. Amber VanHecke, 24, said she was trying to find an Arizona hiking trail but was led astray...

  • EU leaders renew fraying Union's vows on 60th anniversary

    EU leaders renew fraying Union's vows on 60th anniversary

    Europeans must contain their squabbling and carping about the EU if the Union is to survive, leaders warned as they marked the 60th anniversary of its founding in Rome by signing a formal declaration of unity. Four days before Prime Minister...

  • First Kappara slip roads open for traffic today

    First Kappara slip roads open for traffic today

    Drivers will start using two new slip roads built for the Kappara project from tonight, as the east side of the project has been practically completed. Vehicles coming from St Julian's going towards University roundabout will start using the newly...

  • Air strike kills 16 in Syrian prison

    Air strike kills 16 in Syrian prison

    At least 16 people died after a Friday night air strike on a prison in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province including both prisoners and staff, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said. Idlib is one of the most...

  • Controversial hunting season opens today

    Controversial hunting season opens today

    Updated 12.20pm with hunters' statement This year's controversial spring hunting season opens today and will run until April 14. The 2017 spring hunting season will be open for quail only following a moratorium imposed last year on the turtle dove...

  • 'I want some blood, I want to kill someone,' enraged London attacker told friend

    'I want some blood, I want to kill someone,' enraged London attacker told friend

    Violent episodes betraying the murderous intent of which Khalid Masood was capable were peppered throughout his past. The attacker who stormed Parliament armed with two knives was said to have held a blade to a friend's throat 16 years earlier and...

  • Car goes up in flames

    Car goes up in flames

    A car was destroyed after being engulfed in fire as it was parked in Cospicua early this morning. Pictures sent to Times of Malta showed a raging fire engulfing the Toyota Vitz, which was parked close to the post office in Triq Felic. Nobody was...

  • Today's front pages

    Today's front pages

    These are the main stories featured in today's newspapers: Times of Malta reports that a unit set up in 2015 to trace and recover the proceeds of organised crime has not become operational. It also reports that the world-renowned chain Marriott...

  • Le Méridien in St Julian's to rebrand to hotel giant Marriott

    Le Méridien in St Julian's to rebrand to hotel giant Marriott

    Le Méridien St Julian's Hotel & Spa will be rebranded into world-renowned chain Marriott International in the coming months, Times of Malta has learnt. Hotel general manager Alex Incorvaja confirmed the rebranding, saying the hotel would be...

  • Announcements

    BUHAGIAR. On March 24, at Mater Dei Hospital, CECILIA, née Tanti, of Siġġiewi, aged 84, passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to celebrate her life her husband John Baptist,...

  • World Theatre Day 2017

    World Theatre Day 2017

    Since 1962, World Theatre Day, set by the International Theatre Institute, has been celebrated by theatre professionals, theatre organisations, theatre universities and theatre lovers all over the world on March 27. This year, Malta is also...

  • Feast of the Annunciation

    Feast of the Annunciation

    The annual celebration in honour of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary at the medieval church of Ħal Millieri (Żurrieq) will this year be held tomorrow. Din l-Art Ħelwa, the volunteer heritage organisation which holds the chapel in trust, is...

  • Evita at Astra Theatre

    The first show of the musical Evita, scheduled for today at the Astra Theatre in Victoria, is sold out.  A number of tickets are still available for Friday, March 31, performance starts at 8pm. Some tickets are also available for an extra show on...

  • Instruments of Innovation

    A concert featuring a harpsichord, a trumpet and a typewriter will take centre stage at a Malta Philharmonic Orchestra concert today. The instruments – all considered radical when they were introduced – will feature in a programme that includes...

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