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    BONELLO. On April 6, KITTY, widow of Albert, aged 93, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her sons Michael and his wife Rosette, Simon and his wife Lydia, her daughter Frances and her husband...

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    BUSUTTIL. On April 3, at Karin Grech Rehabilitation Hospital, MARIA, née Tabone, aged 88, of Sliema, widow of Francis and mother of the late Emily, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her son...

  • 2015 Lifecycle Challenge

    2015 Lifecycle Challenge

    Lifecycle founder Alan Curry, centre, being presented with a €25,000 sponsorship cheque by Actavis’s vice president for Africa, Daniel Vella Friggieri, third from left, and the company’s manufacturing operations for Western Europe vice president...

  • Maltese diabetes parliamentary group

    Maltese diabetes parliamentary group

    International Diabetes Federation president Michael Hirst (fourth from left) visited Malta last month to address the Maltese Diabetes Parliamentary Working Group in the House of Representatives at the Palace, Valletta. Seen here are Moira Grixti,...

  • Bank joins branches in WWF’s Earth Hour stint

    Bank joins branches in WWF’s Earth Hour stint

    HSBC Malta took part in Earth Hour for the eighth consecutive year by switching off non-critical lighting and air conditioning, leading to an estimated saving of 49 kilos of greenhouse gas emissions, equivalent to average emissions by 37...

  • Injured turtles helped

    Injured turtles helped

    Four turtles are currently undergoing rehabilitation at the San Luċjan tower in Marsaxlokk in a project run by Nature Trust (Malta), three of which were found injured close to the coast after swallowing fishing line and hooks. Hard Rock Cafe Malta...

  • Master’s in heritage studies

    Chantelle Buttigieg graduated with distinction from the University of Newcastle with a Master of Arts in heritage studies. The degree delved into major aspects of managing cultural sites, looking at good practices of visitor and community...

  • Passengers check out of MIA with water messages

    Passengers check out of MIA with water messages

    Hundreds of passengers landing at MIA were greeted by HSBC Water Programme – Catch the Drop volunteers, a lifesized dog, and water-themed giveaways as part of the World Water Day Week celebrations. As arriving passengers made their way to the...

  • Spiritual week at Mosta school

    Spiritual week at Mosta school

    Children attending St Monica School in Mosta were introduced to a new concept – how to meditate on Jesus’s death and resurrection – in a special room set up for the purpose. During a spiritual week, prior to Holy Week, children were led to enter...

  • University fun run, walk and relay

    University fun run, walk and relay

    Malta University Sports & Leisure is organising the fourth edition of the University Ring Road Fun Run/Walk and Relay next Sunday at the University Athletics Track, Tal-Qroqq, starting at 10am. A five-kilometre fun run/walk, a two-kilometre fun...

  • Donating blood

    Donating blood

    The G. F. Abela College administration kept its annual appointment with the Blood Donation Unit to organise a blood donation day at the Junior College. The activity was a success, with the participation of both students and members of staff.

  • PhD in History

    Josette Duncan graduated with a PhD in History (History of Medicine) from the University of Warwick in the UK. Her thesis explored the transformation of public health and medical structures in the Mediterranean island colonies of Malta, Cyprus and...

  • World Scouts Jamboree

    World Scouts Jamboree

    With fewer than 120 days to go for the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan, the Maltese contingent’s preparations are well under way. The team will be made up of 28 members from the Scout Association of Malta. The World Scout Jamboree is organised...

  • Japanese students plant trees

    Japanese students plant trees

    For the second year running, 20 students from by Kindai High School/EC Malta English language Japanese students visited the small but beautiful village of Qrendi to plant Maltese endemic saplings as part of the 34U Campaign, thus commemorating...

  • Environmental NGO holds first clean-up

    Environmental NGO holds first clean-up

    Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, together with Let’s Do It Now and San Antonia Hotel employees, cleared rubbish from Qawra beach, filling 15 garbage bags, totalling 124 kilos. A larger scale clean-up also took place on the Xgħajra-Marsascala...

  • The President’s engagements

    8am The President participates in a photo shoot for First magazine at San Anton Palace, Attard. 10am The President visits Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, and is welcomed by Fr Martin Micallef, the home’s director. 2pm The President visits the Malta...

  • Announcements

    ABELA. On April 1, ANTONIA, of Rabat, aged 59, passed peacefully away comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Charlie, her sons Jason and his partner Beata, Darren and his wife Liana, Garry and his partner...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Malta & Gozo: 9am-noon Royal Pharmacy, 271, Republic Street, Valletta;Darwin Pharmacy, 152, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun;Drugshop Dispensary, De La Cruz Avenue, Qormi;The Local Dispensary, Canon K. Pirotta Street, Birkirkara;D’Argens Pharmacy, 330,...

  • Announcements

    ABELA. On April 1, ANTONIA, of Rabat, aged 59, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Charlie, her sons Jason and his parter Beata, Darren and his wife Liana, Garry and his partner...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Royal Pharmacy, 271, Republic Street, Valletta; Darwin Pharmacy, 152, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun; Drugshop Dispensary, De La Cruz Avenue, Qormi; The Local Dispensary, Canon K. Pirotta Street, Birkirkara; D’Argens Pharmacy, 330, Rue D’Argens,...

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