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Photos of the week - Times of Malta

June 25-July 1 2015

Times of Malta presents a selection of its photographers' choice of their best photos over the past days.

 

Daboma Jack, a black Hungarian student, reacts after being spat on and slapped by a Maltese woman and then being mistakenly arrested by police, after he tried to instill some order in a chaotic queue at the Valletta bus terminus on July 1. The police apologised for the arrest and an internal investigation into the incident is taking place. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiDaboma Jack, a black Hungarian student, reacts after being spat on and slapped by a Maltese woman and then being mistakenly arrested by police, after he tried to instill some order in a chaotic queue at the Valletta bus terminus on July 1. The police apologised for the arrest and an internal investigation into the incident is taking place. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

A long queue of people wait in the sun for the newly introduced Tallinja cards at the Valletta bus terminus on July 1. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaA long queue of people wait in the sun for the newly introduced Tallinja cards at the Valletta bus terminus on July 1. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

A bus driver shows a number of ‘failed’ tickets after the card reader on a bus could not read the new Tallinja cards in Valletta on July 1. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaA bus driver shows a number of ‘failed’ tickets after the card reader on a bus could not read the new Tallinja cards in Valletta on July 1. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

A commuter is helped to an ambulance after she fainted and hit her head against a bench while queuing for the newly introduced Tallinja cards at the Valletta bus terminus on July 1. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaA commuter is helped to an ambulance after she fainted and hit her head against a bench while queuing for the newly introduced Tallinja cards at the Valletta bus terminus on July 1. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Abdullah al-Thinni (left), Prime Minister of Libya's internationally recognised government, arrives for talks with Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat (right) at the Auberge de Castille in Valletta on July 1. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiAbdullah al-Thinni (left), Prime Minister of Libya's internationally recognised government, arrives for talks with Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat (right) at the Auberge de Castille in Valletta on July 1. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Michelle Muscat hits land after swimming across the Gozo-Malta channel to raise funds for charity on June 27. Photo: Chris Sant FournierMichelle Muscat hits land after swimming across the Gozo-Malta channel to raise funds for charity on June 27. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat affectionately greets his wife Michelle upon her arrival in Cirkewwa after she swam across the channel from Gozo to raise funds for charity on June 27. Photo: Chris Sant FournierPrime Minister Joseph Muscat affectionately greets his wife Michelle upon her arrival in Cirkewwa after she swam across the channel from Gozo to raise funds for charity on June 27. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

Former Minister Austin Gatt walks down to the lower floors of Parliament House before facing the Public Accounts Committee during its oil procurement investigation on June 30. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiFormer Minister Austin Gatt walks down to the lower floors of Parliament House before facing the Public Accounts Committee during its oil procurement investigation on June 30. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

A traffic policeman lifts up the sheet covering the body of a motorcyclist following a fatal accident in Mgarr on June 28. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaA traffic policeman lifts up the sheet covering the body of a motorcyclist following a fatal accident in Mgarr on June 28. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Flowers break apart after a wreath laying ceremony in the Grand Harbour to mark The Day of the Seafarer on June 25. Photo: Matthew MirabelliFlowers break apart after a wreath laying ceremony in the Grand Harbour to mark The Day of the Seafarer on June 25. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Seven-year-old Anastasia Zarb has her long hair cut during the ‘Dare with your hair’ event at the Msida Primary School on June 28. The collected hair will be made into wigs for those who have experienced hair loss due to a medical condition. Photo: Matthew MirabelliSeven-year-old Anastasia Zarb has her long hair cut during the ‘Dare with your hair’ event at the Msida Primary School on June 28. The collected hair will be made into wigs for those who have experienced hair loss due to a medical condition. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Locks of hair are displayed after being cut during the ‘Dare with your hair’ event at the Msida Primary School on June 28. The collected hair will be made into wigs for those who have experienced hair loss due to a medical condition. Photo: Matthew MirabelliLocks of hair are displayed after being cut during the ‘Dare with your hair’ event at the Msida Primary School on June 28. The collected hair will be made into wigs for those who have experienced hair loss due to a medical condition. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Nine-year-old Kaya Formosa has her long hair cut during the ‘Dare with your hair’ event at the Msida Primary School on June 28. The collected hair will be made into wigs for those who have experienced hair loss due to a medical condition. Photo: Matthew MirabelliNine-year-old Kaya Formosa has her long hair cut during the ‘Dare with your hair’ event at the Msida Primary School on June 28. The collected hair will be made into wigs for those who have experienced hair loss due to a medical condition. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Five-year-old Aurora De Luca smiles as her long hair is cut during the ‘Dare with your hair’ event at the Msida Primary School on June 28. The collected hair will be made into wigs for those who have experienced hair loss due to a medical condition. Photo: Matthew MirabelliFive-year-old Aurora De Luca smiles as her long hair is cut during the ‘Dare with your hair’ event at the Msida Primary School on June 28. The collected hair will be made into wigs for those who have experienced hair loss due to a medical condition. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Maltese hunting dogs wait to take part in a dog show during the agricultural festival of L-Imnarja in Buskett on June 29. Recent scientific studies have shown the breed is indigenous and unique to Malta, according to local media. L-Imnarja, also known as the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the most important date in the Maltese folklore diary. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiMaltese hunting dogs wait to take part in a dog show during the agricultural festival of L-Imnarja in Buskett on June 29. Recent scientific studies have shown the breed is indigenous and unique to Malta, according to local media. L-Imnarja, also known as the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the most important date in the Maltese folklore diary. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

People watch folk musicians performing during the agricultural festival of L-Imnarja in Buskett Gardens on June 29. L-Imnarja, also known as the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the most important date in the Maltese folklore diary. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiPeople watch folk musicians performing during the agricultural festival of L-Imnarja in Buskett Gardens on June 29. L-Imnarja, also known as the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the most important date in the Maltese folklore diary. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

An Eagle Owl rests on its perch on a display stand during the agricultural festival of L-Imnarja in Buskett Gardens on June 29. L-Imnarja, also known as the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the most important date in the Maltese folklore diary. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiAn Eagle Owl rests on its perch on a display stand during the agricultural festival of L-Imnarja in Buskett Gardens on June 29. L-Imnarja, also known as the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the most important date in the Maltese folklore diary. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

An Eagle Owl rests next to its handler during the agricultural festival of L-Imnarja in Buskett on June 29. L-Imnarja, also known as the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the most important date in the Maltese folklore diary. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiAn Eagle Owl rests next to its handler during the agricultural festival of L-Imnarja in Buskett on June 29. L-Imnarja, also known as the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the most important date in the Maltese folklore diary. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

An animal handler strokes an Eagle Owl during the agricultural festival of L-Imnarja in Buskett Gardens on June 29. L-Imnarja, also known as the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the most important date in the Maltese folklore diary. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiAn animal handler strokes an Eagle Owl during the agricultural festival of L-Imnarja in Buskett Gardens on June 29. L-Imnarja, also known as the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the most important date in the Maltese folklore diary. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Farmers try to lift a goat into the back of a vehicle during the agricultural festival of L-Imnarja in Buskett Gardens on June 29. L-Imnarja, also known as the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the most important date in the Maltese folklore diary. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiFarmers try to lift a goat into the back of a vehicle during the agricultural festival of L-Imnarja in Buskett Gardens on June 29. L-Imnarja, also known as the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, is the most important date in the Maltese folklore diary. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

A jet ski speeds into Golden Bay during a demonstration of a rescue of a swimmer in distress in Ghajn Tuffieha on June 30. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaA jet ski speeds into Golden Bay during a demonstration of a rescue of a swimmer in distress in Ghajn Tuffieha on June 30. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Bathers watch a Red Cross life saving team perform a demonstration of CPR on a dummy at Golden Bay in Ghajn Tuffieha on June 30. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaBathers watch a Red Cross life saving team perform a demonstration of CPR on a dummy at Golden Bay in Ghajn Tuffieha on June 30. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Two vehicles block a road after a head on crash in Siggiewi on June 30. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaTwo vehicles block a road after a head on crash in Siggiewi on June 30. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Two deck hands clean the deck of a super yacht at the Grand Harbour Marina in Vittoriosa on June 25. Photo: Matthew MirabelliTwo deck hands clean the deck of a super yacht at the Grand Harbour Marina in Vittoriosa on June 25. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Crew members use a crane while cleaning windows on the cruise liner Mein Schiff 3 in Valletta's Grand Harbour on June 28. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiCrew members use a crane while cleaning windows on the cruise liner Mein Schiff 3 in Valletta's Grand Harbour on June 28. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

The cruise liner Emerald Princess dominates the background in the Grand Harbour in Valletta on July 1. Photo: Chris Sant FournierThe cruise liner Emerald Princess dominates the background in the Grand Harbour in Valletta on July 1. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

Tourists walk towards the cruise liner Emerald Princess in the Grand Harbour in Valletta on July 1. Photo: Chris Sant FournierTourists walk towards the cruise liner Emerald Princess in the Grand Harbour in Valletta on July 1. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

Tourist buses cross each other’s path in Valletta on July 1. Photo: Chris Sant FournierTourist buses cross each other’s path in Valletta on July 1. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

Sub-Saharan African migrants play a game of dominos at a bar in Marsa on June 27. Hours of late-night squabbling in Europe's highest council of state left EU leaders licking political wounds and preparing for weeks of hard bargaining over a plan to cope with a flood of migrants from the south. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiSub-Saharan African migrants play a game of dominos at a bar in Marsa on June 27. Hours of late-night squabbling in Europe's highest council of state left EU leaders licking political wounds and preparing for weeks of hard bargaining over a plan to cope with a flood of migrants from the south. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Sub-Saharan African migrants gather at a bar in Marsa on June 27. Hours of late-night squabbling in Europe's highest council of state left EU leaders licking political wounds and preparing for weeks of hard bargaining over a plan to cope with a flood of migrants from the south. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiSub-Saharan African migrants gather at a bar in Marsa on June 27. Hours of late-night squabbling in Europe's highest council of state left EU leaders licking political wounds and preparing for weeks of hard bargaining over a plan to cope with a flood of migrants from the south. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Spectators shelter from the sun while watching the ASA National Swimming Championships at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 28. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiSpectators shelter from the sun while watching the ASA National Swimming Championships at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 28. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Swimmers start their backstroke race during the ASA National Swimming Championships at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 28. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiSwimmers start their backstroke race during the ASA National Swimming Championships at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 28. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Spectators shelter from the sun while watching the ASA National Swimming Championships at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 28. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiSpectators shelter from the sun while watching the ASA National Swimming Championships at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 28. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

A swimmer competes in the backstroke event during the ASA National Swimming Championships at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 28. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiA swimmer competes in the backstroke event during the ASA National Swimming Championships at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 28. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

San Giljan’s Matthew Zammit (left) attempts a shot as goal as Neptunes’ Jordan Camilleri tries to block during their waterpolo National League match at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on July 1. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiSan Giljan’s Matthew Zammit (left) attempts a shot as goal as Neptunes’ Jordan Camilleri tries to block during their waterpolo National League match at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on July 1. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

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