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Sarah Carabott

  • Young Maltese-Syrian heads for refugee camps to build a school

    Young Maltese-Syrian heads for refugee camps to build a school

    A young Maltese-Syrian is planning to return to Lebanese refugee camps to build a school for war-stricken children for whom education is the silver lining in a bleak future. When Zarifa Dag travelled to Bekaa Valley with a group of Maltese...

  • Watch: Drew Abela saved seven lives. Now his grieving relatives want others to do the same

    Watch: Drew Abela saved seven lives. Now his grieving relatives want others to do the same

    Organ donors leave behind relatives who need all the support they can get, especially when they keep thinking about the physical remains of their loved ones, the parents of a 20-year-old donor say. Drew Abela passed away suddenly after suffering a...

  • Cycling pioneer George Debono passes away

    Cycling pioneer George Debono passes away

    Octogenarian doctor, environmentalist, music instrument builder and, most importantly, cyclist George Debono has passed away. The cycling community on Sunday woke up to the sad news of the demise of Dr Debono, an avid Times of Malta contributor,...

  • Fines of up to €5,000 for injuring educators

    Fines of up to €5,000 for injuring educators

    People found guilty of threatening or injuring educators could face a fine of up to €5,000, according to a revised Education Bill to be presented in Parliament. The Education Ministry is pledging to introduce harsher penalties through a provision...

  • Fuel stations 'will stop operating' if there's no deal over profits

    Fuel stations 'will stop operating' if there's no deal over profits

    Fuel stations will stop operating unless an agreement is reached over an increase in their margin of profitability, the chamber for small businesses (GRTU) warned on Fruday. Discussions between the chamber that represents the petrol station owners...

  • Puttinu earmarks property in London for Maltese patients

    Puttinu earmarks property in London for Maltese patients

    Puttinu Cares has earmarked a plot in central London to accommodate most of the Maltese treated in the UK as the numbers continue to increase. At the moment, Puttinu owns 19 apartments and rents another six in Sutton, which mainly host those...

  • Radio veteran needs €500,000 to beat leukaemia

    Radio veteran needs €500,000 to beat leukaemia

    Friends of Terry Farrugia, including a number of media personalities, have come together to help raise €500,000 for the radio veteran’s leukaemia treatment. Mr Farrugia, a father of two boys aged eight and 10, was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid...

  • Schools are no war zone, but we can't ignore problem, minister says

    Schools are no war zone, but we can't ignore problem, minister says

    Education Minister Evarist Bartolo cautioned against outlandish statements over security at schools, but also warned that the problem of aggression should not be brushed off. Speaking to Times of Malta after the teachers’ union published the...

  • Nine out of 10 teachers have experienced aggression in past two years

    Nine out of 10 teachers have experienced aggression in past two years

    Nearly nine out of every 10 teachers told their union they have experienced aggression at their school over the past two years. At least a fifth, or 23 per cent, claimed they experienced aggressive behaviour daily, while another 23 per cent said...

  • Cyclists seek safer passage in airport whereabouts

    Cyclists seek safer passage in airport whereabouts

    Cyclists are calling for safer commute in the Luqa and airport area, particularly the Kirkop tunnels and Vjal l-Avjazzjoni. Unlike other tunnels in Malta, the one at Kirkop is considered to be a vital link by cyclists due to a lack of alternative...