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Sarah Carabott

  • Hairdressers, tattoo artists helped to support clients who open up

    Hairdressers, tattoo artists helped to support clients who open up

    A haircut or tattoo appointment often turns into an informal ‘counselling’ session, but not everyone is trained about the way to deal with the sensitive issues that clients share at their salon. This is set to change as hairdressers, beauticians,...

  • President calls for higher participation of women in cultural employment

    President calls for higher participation of women in cultural employment

    The President is calling for action over “troubling” data that Malta has one of the lowest participation of women in cultural employment. Addressing a conference on psychiatry and art at the Verdala Palace, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca insisted that...

  • Financial support needed to restore Great Siege painting at Palace

    Financial support needed to restore Great Siege painting at Palace

    University students have the opportunity to help conserve an important wall painting in Malta, completed by a Michelangelo apprentice who participated in the painting of the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel. Created by Matteo Perez d’Aleccio just 10 to 15...

  • Traffic plan for Mrieħel ‘obstacle course’ will ease headaches

    Traffic plan for Mrieħel ‘obstacle course’ will ease headaches

    The Mrieħel industrial area is set to finally see some order with the launch of a new traffic management plan, which will include enforcement officers from September. The area often seems like an obstacle course for the 6,000 employees and...

  • Malta needs natural highs not drug-induced ones, psychiatrists say

    Malta needs natural highs not drug-induced ones, psychiatrists say

    Malta should invest its money and resources in sports facilities and parks that help people deal with stress rather than increase the healthcare bill to cope with the effects of recreational drugs, psychiatrists are urging. Why would we focus on...

  • Valsartan concerns: Experts warn of risks of stopping blood-pressure medication

    Valsartan concerns: Experts warn of risks of stopping blood-pressure medication

    Patients who suddenly stop taking the blood-pressure drug valsartan are being warned they could face an increased risk of strokes and heart attacks. Valsartan users were advised to contact their doctors or pharmacists to be dispensed an...

  • Government ‘ignored’ advice on insulin needles

    Government ‘ignored’ advice on insulin needles

    The government ignored medical practitioners’ advice on shorter free insulin needles for children, Nationalist MEP Francis Zammit Dimech said. Reacting to news that requests by diabetes patients were dismissed on grounds of effectiveness, he said...

  • Using the arts to promote integration

    Using the arts to promote integration

    Mostafa, aged five, held up his notepad against the wire fencing at Ħal Far, possibly dreaming of going to school – something which he was barred from because of his undocumented status. Heba Al-Shibani was right behind him to capture the moment...

  • One bomb killed nine in this family. Did you know them?

    One bomb killed nine in this family. Did you know them?

    The descendent of a family nearly wiped out during an air raid on Stuart Street in Gżira 76 years ago has flown from Australia looking for her relatives. Amber Sprunt, 40, is spending a month in Malta looking for any distant relatives who remember...

  • Man charged with attempted murder of Hugo Chetcuti

    Man charged with attempted murder of Hugo Chetcuti

    Bojan Cmelik, 35, a Serbian national  was on Saturday charged with the attempted murder of entrepreneur Hugo Chetcuti on Friday night. The man, with no fixed address, pleaded not guilty. The attack took place in St Rita Street, Paceville. Mr...