Magnetic north pole shifting rapidly: what will happen to the northern lights?

It may soon be over Siberia

Court orders life-support to resume for vegetative Frenchman

A Paris appeals court Monday ordered the resumption of life-support for a longtime vegetative Frenchman from whom...

DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread: WHO chief

Nearly 1,200 people have died since August

Honey, I shrunk the habitat

The life of bees looks as sweet as honey, but nature's hardest workers have it tough

Japanese hotels launch 'crying rooms'

Tears and rage – the rise of the emotional release industry

Change in lifestyle could save you from a catastrophe

What heart failure is, how to recognise it and what you can do to prevent it

Aid to the Church in Need... five years on

The fifth anniversary of the setting up of the Malta office of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) will be marked by...

Francesco Galea, the first Maltese photographer

I enjoyed Giovanni Bonello’s article in The Sunday Times of Malta of February 10, and its accompanying...

Sink or swim? Why the Maldives is swimming

Made up of more than 1,000 coral islands floating in the middle of the Indian Ocean, this unique tropical...

Victoria Regina et Imperatrix – 200 years from her birth

At 4.14am on May 24, 1819, at Kensington Palace on the outskirts of London, a little girl called Alexandrina...

Billboard baloney

I think it was former premier of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev who once said that politicians are the same...

Silent rivalry for life in the womb

While attending the obstetric unit as a young medical student at my London teaching hospital 60 years ago, I...

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Cravings of Karmenu Bonavia

Karmenu Bonavia u KitbietuVol. 1, Ed. Mużew tas-Santwarju, Ħaz-Żabbar, Malta, 2019,...

Slice of life

Prosciutteria188, The StrandGżira

A kind of magic

Poet Louis Briffa's mastery of Maltese boggles the mind

Burger King launches Veggie Bean Burger

After receiving requests for a vegetarian product, Burger King Malta has launched the Veggie Bean...

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Summer is coming

Winter is over, and the famous winter season constellations that come with it have all but disappeared from our...

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Myth debunked: Do I need a telescope to take photos of the night sky?

Not really. In fact, this is one of the most common misconceptions about ob­serving and imaging the night...

Photo of the week - May 19, 2019

The Lagoon and Trifid nebulae, imaged by Maltese astrophotographer Michael Galea.

Synergix Group marks 25th anniversary

Synergix Group celebrated its 25th anniversary with an event at Giardini Lambrosa in Rabat, during which guests...