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  • Hundreds of trees planted at Majjistral Park to mark its 10th anniversary

    Hundreds of trees planted at Majjistral Park to mark its 10th anniversary

    Hundreds of trees have been planted at Majjistral Nature and History Park to celebrate its 10th anniversary.  The trees were planted during a week of activities titled ‘Festa Natura – Learn, Explore, Sustain’ held by the park in association with...

  • Christmas charity swim ties up with Reindeer run

    Christmas charity swim ties up with Reindeer run

    Thomas Smith, the organisers of the annual Christmas Charity Swim, now in its 20th year, have collaborated with the Reindeer Run for this year's Christmas Charity Swim to be held on the 30th December. Held under the patronage of the President of...

  • Artisan fair

    A Maltese artisan Christmas fair will be held from tomorrow till Friday in St George’s Square, Valletta. Several artisans will be showcasing and selling their fine and original hand-crafted products. These fairs are held regularly throughout the...

  • What happened on... December 18

    What happened on... December 18

    10 years ago - The Times Thursday, December 18, 2008 MEPs vote to restrict overtime The European Parliament yesterday voted not to allow people to work more than 48 hours a week, a move that could have repercussions for Malta described as...

  • Announcements - December 18, 2018

    Announcements - December 18, 2018

    BUSUTTIL. On December 18, at Mater Dei Hospital, MARY LOUISE, née Pizzuto, of Msida, residing at Żebbuġ, aged 49, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Emanuel, her father John...

  • Sliema-Valletta-Three cities ferry services extended over New Year's Eve

    Sliema-Valletta-Three cities ferry services extended over New Year's Eve

    On New Year’s Eve, the Captain Morgan ferry will operate a shuttle service starting after normal schedule up until 2am. The last trip departs from Valletta. This applies to both routes: Sliema – Valletta and The Three Cities – Valletta. On...

  • On the dot - December 17, 2018

    On the dot - December 17, 2018

    Earlier this year, the transport authorities announced with a lot of fanfare that they had painted new road markings with village names all over the island. A few months down the line it seems the paint used was of cheap quality because a good...

  • Curia announces Archbishop’s appointments for season

    Curia announces Archbishop’s appointments for season

    Archbishop Charles Scicluna will be leading a number of religious functions over the festive season as follows: December 24 at 11pm: Midnight mass at Mdina Cathedral December 25 at 11am: Mass at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta December 31 at...

  • Discover Antarctica’s unique wild side

    Discover Antarctica’s unique wild side

    Antarctica is earth’s coldest and driest continent, and has the highest average elevation. It is also the southernmost continent. As visits are restricted, expensive and difficult, Antarctica is the only continent to be largely untouched by...

  • Christmas bazaar

    A Christmas bazaar to spread the love in aid of YMCA and YWCA is taking place this week at the YWCA, 177/178, Ċentru Nazzjonali, Valley Road, Msida. Running until Sunday, the bazaar is open from 11am to 7pm.

  • What happened on... December 17

    What happened on... December 17

    10 years ago - The Times Wednesday, December 17, 2008 HSBC sets up €100m credit fund HSBC Malta has set up a €100 million credit fund to beef up liquidity of local businesses as they brace themselves to face the economic impact of the global...

  • Announcements - December 17, 2018

    Announcements - December 17, 2018

    BONAVIA. On December 13, at Mater Dei Hospital, JOSEPH, aged 84, of Birkirkara, member of M.U.S.E.U.M., passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his brother-in-law Emmanuel Cini, widower of Tessie,...

  • Santa Luċija secondary opens its doors

    Santa Luċija Secondary School within St Thomas More College, will be open to the public today. Students are organising a day full of Christmas-related activities starting at 9am. There will be stalls selling poinsettias, books and other...

  • Watch: Scuba diving Santa picks up waste from Spinola seafloor

    Watch: Scuba diving Santa picks up waste from Spinola seafloor

    Santa Claus swapped his sleigh for flippers and goggles on Saturday as he took to the Spinola Bay seabed to clean up marine litter. The festive-themed clean-up, which was a collaborative effort between a number of dive schools and anti-litter NGO...

  • President’s engagements - December 16, 2018

    7.10am The President is interviewed live on One Breakfast on One TV. 9.30am The President meets Renee Laiviera, Commissioner for the Promotion of Equality, at San Anton Palace. 10.30am The President receives Elena Ryzhykh, on a courtesy call, at...

  • Appreciation: Henry Calleja

    Charles Camenzuli, honorary president, Malta Sports Journalist Association and AIPS Europe president, writes: As was appropriate, on December 7, the day of the passing of its former president Henry Calleja, at the age of 77, the Malta Sports...

  • Original Christmas gifts from The Inspire Foundation

    Original Christmas gifts from The Inspire Foundation

    Inspire has partnered up with The Think Shop and produced a selection of eight ornaments that can be debuted on this year’s Christmas tree, but can also be kept on display year round. With four ornaments in English and four in Maltese, the...

  • Pharmacies open today - December 16, 2018

    Chemimart, 20/21, Republic Street, Valletta (2124 6051);The Cross Pharmacy, 859, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2122 7682);Collis Williams St Venera Pharmacy, 532, St Joseph High Road, Santa Venera (2123 8625);St Anne Pharmacy, 24, St Helen Square,...

  • Announcements - December 16, 2018

    Announcements - December 16, 2018

    CASSAR TORREGGIANI. On December 9, at Lister Hospital, Stevenage, England, to Charlotte Knappett and Ben Cassar Torreggiani, the precious gift of a son – LUCA. Obituaries BONAVIA. On December 13, at Mater Dei Hospital, JOSEPH, aged 84, of...

  • Things to do today - December 16, 2018

    Things to do today - December 16, 2018

    • Celebrate the feast of St Lucy in Santa Luċija, Gozo. • Visit the last day of the World Cat Show being held by the Malta Feline Guardians Club at Montekristo Estate, Ħal Farruġ, from 10am to 6pm. Free admission. www.maltacatshows.com. • Enjoy a...