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Sarah Carabott

  • Global index shows Maltese kindness

    Global index shows Maltese kindness

    The Maltese have placed among the top three donating nations in the world, according to a global index. Three-quarters of the Maltese donated money to charity during the month before the survey was conducted last year. This placed the island third...

  • Away in a Gozo manger

    Away in a Gozo manger

    The Christmas ‘grotto’ just outside the town of Għajnsielem will be vacant for some time on Sunday as the Holy Family joins the traditional procession, held every year on Christmas Eve in various localities. The grotto is part of the life-size...

  • Secret Santa lights up migrant bikes

    Secret Santa lights up migrant bikes

    Apart from their Christmas trees, cyclists will light up migrants’ bicycles as part of a bike light campaign. The simple ‘secret Santa’ initiative by the Bicycling Advocacy Group will see the donation of front and rear light sets to open centre...

  • Air Malta signs collective agreement for ground handling staff

    Air Malta signs collective agreement for ground handling staff

    Air Malta has signed a collective agreement for ground handling staff, the third one for its staff over the past month. A fourth agreement – with pilots - will be signed “in the coming weeks”, and not by the end of the year, as initially...

  • Animal NGOs take concerns over funding to President

    Animal NGOs take concerns over funding to President

    Animal welfare organisations do not benefit from funds raised during the annual charity TV marathon L-Istrina. This prompted them to voice their concern to the President. A spokesman for the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation noted that the...

  • All Children’s Dreams come true

    All Children’s Dreams come true

    A last minute appeal for more benefactors to donate gifts for vulnerable children generated an amazing response and over 2,000 gifts are now on their way. Although all the gifts listed by the children were pledged by people – prompting the...

  • Mother's dramatic account as young son's life is saved by blood transfusions

    Mother's dramatic account as young son's life is saved by blood transfusions

    Blood donation does not cost anything but its absence can cost lives, a young mother, whose son was saved by donors from possible heart failure, has stressed. As a working mother of two boys, life was busy for Jade* who stretched her energy to fit...

  • Mriehel Bypass bridge use hampered since lifts still missing

    Mriehel Bypass bridge use hampered since lifts still missing

    The lack of lifts makes the Mrieħel footbridge a barrier for those with mobility issues and cyclists, who are calling for the installation of ramps instead. Without lifts, which replaced the ramps in the original design, people with mobility...

  • When it comes to birth certificates, is it two genders, two measures?

    When it comes to birth certificates, is it two genders, two measures?

    The falling number of mothers under 16 has made headlines in recent years, but beyond the data on teen mums, Andreana Dibben raises questions about the fathers – who are either legally invisible or committing statutory rape. Underage boys are not...

  • Jailed woman in Germany is wanted in Malta

    Jailed woman in Germany is wanted in Malta

    A woman who was jailed in Germany for abducting her daughter is wanted in Malta for a separate child abduction attempt and for causing grievous bodily harm, the police have confirmed. Last month, Claudia Krolik was sentenced to 30 months in prison...