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Sarah Carabott

  • Man who stole shoes he thought were free gets suspended sentence

    Man who stole shoes he thought were free gets suspended sentence

    A man accused of stealing six pairs of shoes, four of which have already been returned, has been handed a six-month jail sentence suspended for 18 months.The court heard how the 43-year-old man from Georgia, who lives in Mellieħa, was caught on...

  • Food bank will put excess foodstuffs to good use

    Food bank will put excess foodstuffs to good use

    A charity that sources food destined for the rubbish bin and redistributes it to the poor will soon start operating from Ħamrun. The initiative has been made possible following the donation of storage space by the Church, namely a former food...

  • Number of officially homeless in Malta is 'not a reality’

    Number of officially homeless in Malta is 'not a reality’

    Data showing that 27 people were reportedly sleeping rough over the past five years is a far cry from reality, according to two main charities that provide shelter to homeless people. The lack of data about actual homelessness reflects the sad...

  • '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...