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Sarah Carabott

  • Din l-Art Ħelwa appeals for funds to repair storm damage

    Din l-Art Ħelwa appeals for funds to repair storm damage

    The weekend’s storm did not spare historical sites managed by Din l-Art Ħelwa, uprooting ancient trees and damaging historic monuments, with repair costs running into thousands of euros. The NGO is appealing for funds to cover urgent repairs, as...

  • NGO backing to revoke Midi mega-project on Manoel Island

    NGO backing to revoke Midi mega-project on Manoel Island

    Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, which has not officially objected to the Manoel Island development, is backing a group of residents petitioning the government to revoke the mega-project.   However, the eNGO does not believe that its support of the...

  • Watch: 'May his father never rest in peace'

    Watch: 'May his father never rest in peace'

    As Birdlife CEO, Mark Sultana is often at the receiving end of hate speech, but the comments took a turn for the worse when his father, well-known environmentalist Joe Sultana, passed away last year. The FKNK hunters' federation had expressed its...

  • Watch: How the Salesians offer sexually exploited girls a better future

    Watch: How the Salesians offer sexually exploited girls a better future

    A young woman, who 10 years ago was forced into child labour and sexual exploitation, is opening her own catering business inspiring other trafficking survivors in Sierra Leone. Augusta Ngombu-Gboli found refuge in a shelter run by the Salesians...

  • Anecdotes being compiled from bus drivers, conductors and owners

    Anecdotes being compiled from bus drivers, conductors and owners

    Bribing the sacristan to put the church clock forward, so that buses could leave the terminus early and pick up as many passengers as they could on the way to Valletta, is not a fact you would find in some history book. But this and many other...

  • Australians looking for family of Corradino grounds’ head

    Australians looking for family  of Corradino grounds’ head

    Relatives of a boy whose heartbroken mother destroyed all existing photos of him when he died, are headed over from Australia in search of his grave and any surviving family. Frederick Mudle was born in Malta more than 90 years ago to Emily and...

  • Thousands petition for Manoel Island woodland

    Thousands petition for Manoel Island woodland

    Updated 10.35am Thousands have signed a petition to Parliament calling on the government to turn Manoel Island into a wooded park with heritage buildings and save the iconic views from Triq Ix-Xatt. According to the petition, Midi’s Manoel Island...

  • Watch: Meet Quincy, an autistic child’s best friend and loving carer

    Watch: Meet Quincy, an autistic child’s best friend and loving carer

    A trip to the supermarket is no big deal for most, but for 11-year-old Ben it only became possible after he was introduced to service dog Quincy. Up until a year ago, a supermarket trip for Ben’s family would have required a very close watch and...

  • President backs MEP candidates who 'uphold child protection'

    President backs MEP candidates who 'uphold child protection'

    The President is calling on the electorate to support politicians who uphold child protection, including that of migrants, in the upcoming MEP elections. “From my former life as a politician I have first-hand experience of how difficult it can be...

  • Maltese teen driver sentenced to four years in Polish prison

    Maltese teen driver sentenced to four years in Polish prison

    A Maltese teenager was sentenced to four years in prison after killing a cyclist in Poland while driving under the influence of marijuana. The 18-year-old, who was driving without a licence, has also been banned from driving for life, according to...