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  • Organic waste collection to start on October 31

    Organic waste collection to start on October 31

    Collection of organic waste will start on Wednesday October 31, and will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Separately organic waste will mean that less waste is sent to our landfill and its processing will yield clean energy which...

  • What happened on... October 17

    What happened on... October 17

    10 years ago - The Times Friday, October 17, 2008 Fraud suspected in Manwel Dimech bridge certification In a dramatic twist which will add more fire to the seemingly spent controversy surrounding the Manwel Dimech Bridge, the Roads Ministry...

  • Announcements - October 17, 2018

    Announcements - October 17, 2018

    ANCILLERI. On October 16, at Mater Dei Hospital, CARMELA of Cospicua, aged 96, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her great loss her children Camilla, widow of her son Joseph, Betty, widow of Godwin,...

  • Times marks Black Monday

    Times marks Black Monday

    Allied Newspapers Limited employees on Monday marked the 39th anniversary of Black Monday, when the offices of the Times of Malta in Valletta were burned down during a Labour demonstration. A group of Socialist thugs went on a rampage on October...

  • Press freedom sculpture presented to Times of Malta

    Press freedom sculpture presented to Times of Malta

    A sculpture depicting press freedom was recently presented to the Times of Malta, to continue encouraging journalists in their work. Artist Kevin Scerri said he wanted the sculpture to serve as a reminder to journalists to never give up in the...

  • What happened on... October 16

    What happened on... October 16

    10 years ago - The Times Thursday, October 16, 2008 Labour’s vision for Malta In his first major policy speech since becoming a Member of Parliament – and on the 88th anniversary of the founding of the Malta Labour Party – Opposition Leader...

  • Announcements - October 16, 2018

    Announcements - October 16, 2018

    ANASTASI. On October 12, at Casa Arkati, Mosta, ELIZABETH (Daisy), aged 98, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her children Joe and his wife Carolyn, Elizabeth and her husband Tony Sant Fournier, David and his wife...

  • 600 students at the University of the Third Age

    600 students at the University of the Third Age

    Around 600 senior citizens have so far signed up for the University of the Third Age, whose academic year opened on Monday. Applications remain open until the end of October. The courses cover a wide range of topics from history and politics to...

  • Top environmentalist to address food conference

    Top environmentalist to address food conference

    Top environmental activist Vandana Shiva will be in Malta to speak about food rights at a conference organised by the President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society. The Third National Wellbeing Conference, which will be opened by President...

  • On the dot - October 15, 2018

    On the dot - October 15, 2018

    The Medicines Authority would do well to realise there are many users who do the right thing and read the instruction leaflets supplied with the medicines prescribed to them. Is it or is it not, then, also the duty of the same regulator to ensure...

  • What happened on... October 15

    What happened on... October 15

    10 years ago - The Times Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Mitts investigation report: National Information Security Agency to be set up Usernames and passwords belonging to the 20,000 users of the government IT system were copied by hackers on...

  • Announcements - October 15, 2018

    Announcements - October 15, 2018

    BORG. On October 13, at Mater Dei Hospital, PAUL (former Customs officer), aged 88, of Rabat, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Giuzeppina, his children Anna and her husband Eddie...

  • 45-metre pole collapses in Nadur

    45-metre pole collapses in Nadur

    A 45-metre-high pole - perhaps the tallest in Malta - collapsed on Sunday evening near Kenuna Tower on Nadur hill in Gozo. Photographer Darren Cassar said the incident happened at about 6.45 pm owing to a strong wind.  Kenuna Tower is a...

  • The gathering storm

    The gathering storm

    Sheldon Pirotta took the dramatic picture (above) of a cloud bank over Qawra and St Paul's Bay on Sunday shortly before a thunderstorm. Claudia Sciberras took the picture, below, in Sta Venera. Bad weather is forecast to continue for the rest...

  • President’s engagements - October 14, 2018

    8am The President presides over the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the European Cancer Organisation and the Emanuele Cancer Research Centre Malta at San Anton Palace, Attard. 8.10am The President meets Birgit Berger, CEO of the...

  • Pharmacies open today - October 14, 2018

    Chemimart Pharmacy, 14, St Anne Street, Floriana (2123 9310);Fra Diego Dispensary, 94, Villambrosa Street, Ħamrun (2122 4898);Brown’s Pharmacy, 82, Victory Street, Qormi (2149 9697);St Bartholomew Pharmacy, 230, Fleur-De-Lys Road, Santa Venera...

  • Announcements - October 14, 2018

    Announcements - October 14, 2018

    ANASTASI. On October 12, at Casa Arkati, Mosta, ELIZABETH, known as Daisy, passed peacefully away at the age of 98 comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her children Joe and his wife Carolyn, Elizabeth and her husband...

  • Appreciation: Elizabeth de Mauny Wainwright née Bower

    Nicholas de Piro writes: Yes, of course, I can clearly remember Elizabeth Bower, as she was known in the late 1950s. This exceptional lady was my boss when I got my first job at five pounds a week on the night editorial staff of the Times of Malta...

  • Times of Malta drives another Hunt success

    Times of Malta drives another Hunt success

    A record number of participants took part in the fourth edition of The Hunt, a treasure hunt organised by Times of Malta on Saturday.  Organised by Times Events, the participants gathered at the Times of Malta offices in Mrieħel where all...

  • Wet weather cancels Birgu Fest

    Wet weather cancels Birgu Fest

    All activities scheduled for Saturday night as part of Birgu Fest 2018 have been cancelled due to bad weather, the Vittoriosa local council said. Friday's Birgu Fest events were also cancelled due to the bad weather. Residents of Vittoriosa...