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  • Public flogging in Malta for eating cheese on 'holy' day

    Public flogging in Malta for eating cheese on 'holy' day

    Heritage Malta on Thursday will hold its sixth historic cook-along session discussing Milk in 17th and 18th Century Malta, at the Inquisitor’s Palace in Vittoriosa. Documents of the Inquisition throw interesting light on the consumption of milk...

  • Applications for 2008 vehicles VAT refund close on Friday

    Applications for 2008 vehicles VAT refund close on Friday

    Owners of vehicles registered in 2008 need to submit an application for a refund of the VAT they paid on registration tax by Friday. From a total of 6,300 eligible owners, the agency said it had already received 5,000 applications.  Eligible...

  • Another day... another safety hazard

    Another day... another safety hazard

    Health and safety standards in the construction sector in Malta leave much to be desired but the sheer irresponsibility portrayed in this picture towards what appears to be minors is rather alarming.  This picture taken on Sunday at Marsaxlokk...

  • Nature reserve ‘eggcitement’

    Nature reserve ‘eggcitement’

    The thrill of making a discovery or finding a ‘treasure’ attracted over 200 children to Simar Nature Reserve on Saturday, where Birdlife Malta held one of its most anticipated events. Easter EggCitement combined traditional egg hunts with...

  • What happened on... April 22

    What happened on... April 22

    25 years ago - The Times Friday, April 22, 1994 Malta, Cyprus will join EU after institutional reforms are in place The Greek Minister for European Affairs, Theodore Pangalos, on Wednesday would not be drawn into giving a date when EU membership...

  • On the dot - April 22, 2019

    Badly damaged A pavement in St Paul’s Bay was badly damaged recently, probably by a large vehicle passing through the narrow road. As a result, the pavement is nothing but a gaping hole, which could soon be the cause of a serious accident. No time...

  • Announcements - April 22, 2019

    Announcements - April 22, 2019

    Obituaries CASSAR. On April 21, Vladimir known as Valhmor, aged 70 years, passed away peacefully at Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his beloved wife Frances née Vella, his...

  • Watch: Car flies over roundabout, prompting incredulity on social media

    Watch: Car flies over roundabout, prompting incredulity on social media

    Updated Unverified footage of a car flying over the Santa Luċija roundabout has invited comparisons to 1980s TV series Dukes of Hazzard on local social media feeds. The footage, which quickly went viral on Facebook, shows security camera footage...

  • Watch: Archbishop Scicluna celebrates Easter Sunday Mass

    Watch: Archbishop Scicluna celebrates Easter Sunday Mass

    The Church celebrates the pinnacle of its liturgical year on Easter Sunday, with celebrations to mark the resurrection of Jesus Christ.  Archbishop Charles Scicluna will lead a holy mass at St John's co-Cathedral which we will be live-streaming,...

  • The President’s Engagements - April 21, 2019

    10am The President receives representatives of the UĦM on a courtesy call at the Palace, Valletta. 11am The President receives representatives of the QuickLets and Zanzi Homes Foundation on a courtesy call at the Palace, Valletta. Noon The...

  • Pharmacies open today - April 21, 2019

    Vilhena Pharmacy, 3, St Anne Street, Floriana (2124 4114);Trinity Pharmacy, 32, Marsa Road, Marsa (2123 5595);Evans Pharmacy, 96/98, St Sebastian Street, Qormi (2148 7020);St Anne Pharmacy, 24, St Helen Square, Birkirkara (2744 1913);Mayer...

  • Announcements - April 21, 2019

    Announcements - April 21, 2019

    Saphire Wedding JOSEPH GALEA and ANNA ELLUL were united in Holy matrimony on April 20, 1974 at the Holy Cross Church, Floriana. The late Rev. Fr Godwin Saliba officiated, assisted by the Rev. Fr Karm Grech and the late Rev. Can Michael Zammit.

  • Things to do today - April 21, 2019

    Things to do today - April 21, 2019

    • Watch Risen Christ processions at Vittoriosa, Senglea, Cospicua, Valletta, Mosta, Naxxar, Għargħur, Rabat, Żebbug, Paola, Luqa, Żejtun, Qormi and in Gozo at Victoria, Kerċem, Xewkija, Nadur, Fontana, Qala, Xagħra, Żebbuġ and Għarb. • Take your...

  • Watch live: Archbishop leads Easter Saturday vigil at St John's co-Cathedral

    Watch live: Archbishop leads Easter Saturday vigil at St John's co-Cathedral

    Archbishop Charles Scicluna will lead a vigil to celebrate the Resurrection of the Lord at 8pm on Easter Saturday. Eight adults will join the Catholic Church during the event at St John's co-Cathedral in Valletta. Watch the event live in the above...

  • Young martial artists compete in international competition

    Young martial artists compete in international competition

    Young martial arts athletes from a local club won medals at an international competition in Serbia held this month. Eight members of Santa Venera Taekwando took part in the 7th international Taekwando Sabač Open, where they competed with around...

  • Watch: Thousands take part in processions over Malta

    Watch: Thousands take part in processions over Malta

    Even though the spectacle probably prevailed over the spiritual, the Good Friday processions in many localities offered those present an occasion to follow Jesus on his path of “humiliation”, as Pope Francis said on Palm Sunday. The traditional...

  • What happened on... April 20

    What happened on... April 20

    25 years ago - The Times Wednesday, April 20, 1994 April 4 storm hits Mnajdra Maltese archaeological history has been dealt a savage blow by the violent storm of last April 4. Mnajdra Temples, which have withstood the ravages of nearly 6,000...

  • Announcements - April 20, 2019

    Announcements - April 20, 2019

    Obituary BORG. On April 18, at Capua St James Hospital, MARIA, aged 85, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her beloved husband Costantino to whom she was married for 64 years, her...

  • Archbishop leading Liturgy of the Lord's Passion

    Archbishop leading Liturgy of the Lord's Passion

    Archbishop Charles Scicluna is on Friday leading the Liturgy of the Lord's Passion at St John’s CoCathedral in Valletta. In the chanting of the 'Reproaches', the reading of the Passion, and the receiving the pre-consecrated Host, Catholics unite...

  • Light up St Publius church: Floriana plans to go greener

    Light up St Publius church: Floriana plans to go greener

    Floriana is already know for its green links – but it is now seeking to add another aspect to that: making its church greener. The parish church is lit up with 6,000 bulbs for the feast of St Publius feast, celebrated annually on the second Sunday...