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Bertrand Borg

  • A 150-year-old fort waits to be eaten by the sea

    A 150-year-old fort waits to be eaten by the sea

    Built almost 150 years ago to protect Marsaxlokk harbour from maritime attackers, these days Fort Delimara's greatest threat comes not from invading hordes, but rather from the sea itself.  The fort has sat empty and disused for more than a...

  • Watch: Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in Bidnija car blast

    Watch: Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in Bidnija car blast

    Updated 9.50pm Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed this afternoon in a powerful car bomb blast that left her vehicle in several pieces in Bidnija.  The powerful explosion rocked Triq il-Bidnija at around 3pm and left debris from the...

  • Watch: 'Democracy is not above the law,' says Spain's ambassador to Malta

    Watch: 'Democracy is not above the law,' says Spain's ambassador to Malta

    Video clips of Catalans being hit and manhandled by police have been politicised and blown out of proportion, Spain's ambassador to Malta has said. In this Times Talk interview held before Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said he was willing to...

  • Watch: University water fight turns messy

    Watch: University water fight turns messy

    Buckets of water were not enough to cool a few hot heads on campus this afternoon, as the University of Malta's annual water fight turned rowdy. The event - an annual tradition which pits law student association ELSA against its architecture...

  • From green cities to hyperloop trains, futurologists agree the future is exciting

    From green cities to hyperloop trains, futurologists agree the future is exciting

    Your AI-driven personal assistant checks your vital signs as you admire the view through your home's solar panel windows. The morning news bulletin announces that 3D bio-printed organs will be available in public hospitals as of next year. As your...

  • Watch: "The Maltese are terrified of the word 'integration'," says Marsa mayor

    Watch: "The Maltese are terrified of the word 'integration'," says Marsa mayor

    Problems in Marsa have been a long time coming, but a bootlegging barber and other shady shops have tipped residents over the edge, mayor Francis Debono tells Times Talk.  "For many years we shouldered the burden along with other towns, but when...

  • Do the Maltese have a problem with clean-ups?

    Do the Maltese have a problem with clean-ups?

    From Marsaxlokk to Mellieħa, they showed up in their hundreds to pick up other people's litter.And as volunteers they worked in the beating sun to keep Malta clean, many of them chatting and swapped stories - in English rather than Maltese.For...

  • Six challenges Adrian Delia will face as PN leader

    Six challenges Adrian Delia will face as PN leader

    Adrian Delia made it clear throughout the Nationalist Party leadership race that he felt he was battling headwinds in his quest to become party leader. Now that the Birkirkara lawyer and political outsider has made it to the top of the PN and...

  • Watch: Adrian Delia is the PN's new leader

    Watch: Adrian Delia is the PN's new leader

    Adrian Delia is the new leader of the Nationalist Party, having won 53 per cent of the vote in the contest against his rival Chris Said. Dr Delia won 7,734 votes from the party members, compared to 6,932 for Dr Said.  "From tomorrow, people will...

  • 10 key ideas from Juncker's State of the European Union speech

    10 key ideas from Juncker's State of the European Union speech

    The European Union should combine the posts of Commission and Council presidents into one to ensure it is “steered by a single captain,” Jean-Claude Juncker told MEPs during his annual State of the Union address today. In an hour-long speech to...