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  • Scavenger hunt in Vittoriosa

    The Kumm. WEB Team within the Society of St Mary and King George V Band Club of Mqabba are organising a scavenger hunt around Vittoriosa on Sunday. Participants will venture around the city’s narrow streets in an exciting chase for clues, hidden...

  • What happened on... November 14

    What happened on... November 14

    10 years ago The Times Friday, November 14, 2008 Pullicino Orlando slams St John’s museum plans Nationalist MP Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando yesterday called on the government to divert funds allocated for the “extravagant” underground extension of...

  • Announcements - November 14, 2018

    Announcements - November 14, 2018

    FENECH. On November 12, at her residence, MARIA THERESA, widow of Francis X., aged 89, passed away peacefully. She leaves to mourn her loss her sons Mario and his wife Marie, Richard and Yvette, her grandchildren Marilou and her husband Massimo,...

  • Three turtles set free as NGO cranks up marine litter campaign

    Three turtles set free as NGO cranks up marine litter campaign

    Three loggerhead turtles found tangled up in nets or with plastic in their stomachs were released into the Mediterranean sea at Ġnejna Bay on Tuesday afternoon. Gabriel, Victoria and Stef were released after being taken care of by volunteers of...

  • Plant conservation week

    The second Mediterranean Plant Conservation Week with the theme ‘Conservation of Mediterranean plant diversity: complementary approaches and new perspectives’ is taking place at the University of Malta, Valletta Campus this week. The event is a...

  • What happened on... November 13

    What happened on... November 13

    10 years ago - The Times Thursday, November 13, 2008 Government to revise diesel vehicles’ circulation tax The government is adjusting the new vehicle circulation tax announced in the budget, particularly in the case of diesel family cars which...

  • Announcements - November 13, 2018

    Announcements - November 13, 2018

    FIELD. On November 10, at Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Hospital, MARY, aged 72. She leaves behind her loving husband Richard, her son Francis, her sister Clara, her daughter-in-lawMarianne and her grandchildren Henry and Emma. A final blessing will...

  • Economic growth

    I refer to the opinion piece under the heading ‘Growth driven by foreign workers’ by Joseph Zahra (November 8). Without entering into the merits of other arguments he makes, I would like to point out that his statement is factually and...

  • Talk on heraldry and nobility in Malta

    Heraldry and nobility are subjects that always fascinate, and Malta’s past is full of interest and intrigue when it comes to Malta’s nobility.  In a lecture about heraldry and nobility in Malta, Charles Gauci will give the reasons for the...

  • Motorist drives off with refueling hose attached

    Motorist drives off with refueling hose attached

    A motorist drove off from a Rabat fuel station with the refuelling pipe still attached to her car, footage uploaded to Facebook by the station owner shows. No serious damage was caused because the pipe's connection is flexible, in view of such...

  • On the dot - November 12, 2018

    On the dot - November 12, 2018

    While it is heartening to see so many tourists flooding Valletta, a better system for those disembarking from cruise ships is needed, especially when groups of people are boarding the Hop-On-Hop-Off buses. Chaos is the order of the day there and,...

  • Gender pay gap hinders inclusive economy - President

    Gender pay gap hinders inclusive economy - President

    Malta’s gender pay gap, which stands at an 11 per cent average, was preventing the island from achieving a fully inclusive economy, President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca said. Speaking today during the launch of a video to turn the spotlight on...

  • Maltese mural artist leaves his mark in Dutch city

    Maltese mural artist leaves his mark in Dutch city

    A mural artist who has just been commissioned to paint in Leeuwarden city centre in The Netherlands is urging Maltese colleagues to get off the island that reveres mediocrity. “I fear that in Malta we hail mediocrity, especially when it comes to...

  • The knights in Sardinia

    The knights in Sardinia

    Did you know that the Knights of Malta were also in Sardinia? Their symbols appear in different parts of the island: Santu Lussurgiu, Sassari, Guspini and Cagliari. Fr Angelo Manca, a Salesian from Sardinia, will be talking about the remains of...

  • What happened on... November 12

    What happened on... November 12

    10 years ago - The Times Wednesday, November 12, 2008 Unions to join forces in historic protest Malta’s trade unions have joined forces and will be taking to the streets on Friday to protest against the hike in water and electricity rates and the...

  • Announcements - November 12, 2018

    Announcements - November 12, 2018

    BUGEJA. On Saturday, November 10, at Mater Dei Hospital, MARGARET nèe Swain, of Vittoriosa residing in Mdina, aged 91, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her sons Fr Charles, Lawrence and his...

  • War memories brought to life in Mtarfa

    War memories brought   to life in Mtarfa

    Re-enactors, World War II military vehicles and visitors clogged the main Mtarfa thoroughfares on Sunday  as a special edition of Military Mtarfa was held to commemorate Armistice Day. One of the highlights of the activity was the opening of a...

  • The President’s engagements - November 11, 2018

    9.30am The President receives Ela Mangion, Malta’s representative at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, on a courtesy call, at San Anton Palace. 10am The President presides over the launch of an awareness video about the Gender Pay Gap,...

  • Big Mtarfa shelter open for Armistice Day centenary

    Big Mtarfa shelter open for Armistice Day centenary

    As thousands of people across Europe gather today to commemorate the 100th anniversary from the signing of the Armistice between the Allies and Germany, the Mtarfa council is taking celebrations a notch higher with a full day of events to mark the...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Floriana Dispensary, 29, Vincenzo Dimech Street, Floriana (2123 3034);Vivien Pharmacy, Patri Magri Street, Marsa (2122 1701);Tal-Ħlas Pharmacy, Freedom Street, Qormi (2148 7739);Remedies Pharmacy, Tumas Fenech Street, Birkirkara (2144...