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Sarah Carabott

  • Conservation should soon be a warranted profession

    Conservation should soon be a warranted profession

    Conservators’ 15-year wait to be recognised legally was likely to come to a happy end this year, said their association’s president, James Licari. The Malta Association of Professional Conservator-Restorers (MAPCo-Re) was informed that the...

  • Nurses have been waiting 18 months for final interview results

    Nurses have been waiting 18 months for final interview results

    Nurses who applied to fill in one of the 120 deputy charge nurse vacancies at the various hospitals and health centres in Malta have been waiting 18 months for their interview results, their union is protesting. The nurses initially received their...

  • Farmers isolated from discussion about food production

    Farmers isolated from discussion about food production

    Farmers feel largely isolated from the national food discussion and believe that the vast proportion of the public view them negatively, according to a new study. “They are not being given the space, time and proper means to be part of the...

  • New blood pressure drug stock available this week for 27,000 patients

    New blood pressure drug stock available this week for 27,000 patients

    Uncontaminated valsartan or a suitable substitute to the blood-pressure drug will be available in pharmacies this week, the Times of Malta has been informed. Patients who consume the drug have been advised to contact their doctor after the...

  • Arms clients petition European Parliament over bulked billing woes

    Arms clients petition European Parliament over bulked billing woes

    Arms customers are petitioning the European Parliament to look into bulked billing and the lack of a pro rata solution, causing “great distress to many young and old”. The online petition by the Up in Arms lobby group, calling for an “honest,...

  • Parts of historic Barriera crumble into the sea

    Parts of historic Barriera crumble into the sea

    Remnants of the centuries-old quarantine building in Valletta could be lost forever if the authorities do not take action, architectural heritage practitioner Edward Said is warning. During the time of the Order of St John, the quay known as...

  • High prices put many people off healthy and fair food, study finds

    High prices put many people off healthy and fair food, study finds

    Prices and a busy lifestyle present barriers to healthy eating, according to the respondents in a study which is recommending a VAT revision for restaurants and additional farmers markets in strategic localities. An overwhelming majority of...

  • Population of San Lawrenz will shrink without property subsidies

    Population of San Lawrenz will shrink without property subsidies

    Those selling or buying residential property in San Lawrenz should receive a government subsidy to arrest the continuous drop in the locality’s population, according to the mayor. “For years, we have been seriously concerned with the decreasing...

  • Watch: The reality of being a foster parent

    Watch: The reality of being a foster parent

    When Roann Avallone received a letter for her foster daughter addressed to the biological mother, her heart missed a beat, but a giggle from 18-month-old Tina* soon lifted her spirits. The thought that one day Tina will be returning to her...

  • Malta taking in migrants could prove useful in the future - Muscat

    Malta taking in migrants could prove useful in the future - Muscat

    Malta's show of solidarity with Italy to take some of the migrants on their way to Lampedusa could prove useful in the future when we need support, Joseph Muscat said on Sunday morning. Speaking on One Radio, the Prime Minister referred to the...