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Sarah Carabott

  • 'Others write wedding invitations, we're writing memorial invitations'

    'Others write wedding invitations, we're writing memorial invitations'

    When the Frendo family received news that 19-year-old Jerome had cancer for the third, and tragically, last time, Kenneth handed over his cheque book to his son. "I told him: ‘It’s a matter of time – I promise you that we will make the best out of...

  • Malta's first master plan for Valletta

    Malta's first master plan for Valletta

    Details about Malta’s first master plan for the Valletta area will be laid bare at the Notre Dame Gate in Vittoriosa this weekend where Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna is hosting its second Heritage and History Fair. Giving a lecture from the most...

  • New ship on its way to save migrant lives

    New ship on its way to save migrant lives

    A new migrant rescue vessel, flying an Italian flag, is on its way to the search-and-rescue area off Libya, providing a lifeline to asylum seekers fleeing north Africa. The Mare Jonio, run by the Italian civil society project Mediterranea, in...

  • Talk of 'big guns' at Notre Dame Gate in Vittoriosa

    Talk of 'big guns' at Notre Dame Gate in Vittoriosa

    If you want to hear about the ‘big guns’ and the development of artillery from the Middle Ages to modern times, head to the Notre Dame Gate in Vittoriosa where Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna is hosting its second Heritage and History Fair. The free annual...

  • Malta faces gender employment gap and early school leaving challenges

    Malta faces gender employment gap and early school leaving challenges

    Malta fared poorly when it came to equal employment opportunities for men and women and the number of toddlers in formal childcare, a conference on the European Pillars of Social Rights heard on Wednesday. “While Malta is performing relatively...

  • Watch: Why a man quit cycling

    Watch: Why a man quit cycling

    An experienced cyclist has given up and opted for a car because it has been getting too dangerous on the road.  "I regret this of course, but I have a family to think of. If you think I’m being a little over dramatic see this compilation of...

  • 'I will launch campaign for HSBC to quit Malta,' MEP threatens

    'I will launch campaign for HSBC to quit Malta,' MEP threatens

    Updated 5.30pm with Marlene Mizzi reaction HSBC must close its business in Malta if the Maltese government does not take more concrete action to tighten up money-laundering regulations, a German MEP is warning. German MEP Sven Giegold's threat to...

  • New blood donation equipment will test for imported viruses, allow more blood donations

    New blood donation equipment will test for imported viruses, allow more blood donations

    The national blood transfusion service is planning to install new equipment to test people for viruses they might have contracted from abroad, in a bid to increase the number of blood donors. This means donors could be given the go-ahead to give...

  • Blaming victims discourages others from seeking help, social workers warn

    Blaming victims discourages others from seeking help, social workers warn

    Blaming victims – such as in the case of the acquittal of a priest from sexually abusing a woman – discourages other vulnerable people from asking for help, social workers are warning. Their association is calling for awareness about power...

  • PA chief's comments about private jet raise more questions - Delia

    PA chief's comments about private jet raise more questions - Delia

    Comments by the Planning Authority’s executive chairman about flying in a board member on a jet to vote on the City Centre project raised more questions than provided answers, according to Adrian Delia. The Opposition leader was reacting to...