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  • Christmas in Siġġiewi

    Siġġiewi local council is organising Pjazza Milied in Pjazza San Nikola for the fourth consecutive year, today between 10am and 8pm. This year the main attraction will be Magna Żmien, a project create with the collaboration of V18. Over the last...

  • What happened on... December 13

    What happened on... December 13

    10 years ago - The Times Saturday, December 13, 2008 Businessman murdered A businessman died soon after he was shot twice in cold blood in Xemxija late Thursday evening. Thirty-one-year-old Renzo Borg from Naxxar was found lying on the pavement...

  • Heritage trail in Żurrieq

    Heritage trail in Żurrieq

    Żurrieq was inhabited since the Bronze Age by a relatively large population. Today, this village offers a number of interesting sites which date to different periods. On Saturday,  Heritage Malta is inviting the public to a guided walk around the...

  • Pharmacies open today - December 13, 2018

    Collis Williams Pharmacy, 15, Republic Street, Valletta (2122 6281);Chemimart International Pharmacy, 650, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2123 6477);Drugshop Dispensary, De La Cruz Avenue, Qormi (2144 3221);St Bartholomew Pharmacy, 230, Fleur-De-Lys...

  • Announcements - December 13, 2018

    Announcements - December 13, 2018

    HOULTON. On December 12, VICTORIA, née Borg-Cardona, aged 71, passed away peacefully. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Charles, her children Fleur and her husband Darren, Edward and his wife Camilla, her beloved grandson Julian, her...

  • Super 5 jackpot won

    Super 5 jackpot won

    The Super 5 Jackpot of €1,183,449.38 has been won by one punter. The ticket was purchased from Żejtun. The winning numbers were 4, 24, 14, 19, and 6.

  • Society must address solitude

    Society must address solitude

    The tragic death of septuagenarian Ronnie Stafrace, of Żabbar, in February 2016 shocked the entire country. The 71-year-old lived on his own and the police only discovered his body, apparently mauled by his hungry dog, after being alerted by...

  • Keeping the tradition alive

    Keeping the tradition  alive

    A carpenter, weaver, baker and blacksmith are among the 60 characters featuring in a walkthrough live crib being held in Lija. This year, the St Andrew Social Club and the St Pius X Band Club have joined forces to organise the event, which dates...

  • Open day at arts museum MUŻA

    Open day at arts museum MUŻA

    Malta’s new arts museum MUŻA will be open to the public free of charge on Saturday December 15, Heritage Malta has said. The Valletta museum, which was officially inaugurated on November 10, will be free to visit between 10am and midnight. MUŻA is...

  • Set a symbolic place at your Christmas lunch table for those less fortunate

    Set a symbolic place at your Christmas lunch table for those less fortunate

    When you lay your lunch table this Christmas day, prepare an extra seat and plate for somebody far less fortunate than yourself. A local Christian organisation is urging local families to symbolically set aside an extra place come Christmas day...

  • Restored ceiling of St Paul’s Church in Birkirkara unveiled

    Restored ceiling of St Paul’s Church in Birkirkara unveiled

    The first section of the ceiling paintings of St Paul’s Church in Birkirkara was inaugurated on Tuesday evening by church rector Nicholas Doublet. These paintings are currently being restored to their former glory by Atelier Del Restauro as part...

  • Annual Christmas concert

    Annual Christmas concert

    The Stella Maris Philharmonic Socie­ty will present its annual Christmas concert of modern, classical music and Christmas carols on Friday at 7.15pm at Stella Maris parish church, High Street, Sliema. The society, under the direction of Michael...

  • Christmas village in the oldest part of Vittoriosa

    Christmas village in the oldest part of Vittoriosa

    A Christmas village is to be set up in the oldest part of Vittoriosa, the Collachio. Natale al Collachio will be held on December  21 and 22. The event will start with a traditional procession with Baby Jesus, a tradition which started over 89...

  • The cat’s out of the bag this weekend

    The cat’s out of the bag this weekend

    More than 85 cats will be putting on their best fur coats this weekend in an attempt to woo judges with their feline beauty during the World Cat Show organised by the Malta Feline Guardians Club.Household cats will join the furry Persians,...

  • A bird’s-eye view

    A bird’s-eye view

    John Charles Betts, an engineer by profession and a senior lecturer in the Department of Classics and Archaeology of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Malta, will today be giving a lecture entitled ‘Looking Down on Archaeology. The...

  • What happened on... December 12

    What happened on... December 12

    10 years ago - The Times Friday, December 12, 2008 High rate of teenage pregnancies Malta has one of the highest rates of teenage pregnancies in the EU, according to a new report comparing data on maternal and infant health across the continent...

  • Announcements - December 12, 2018

    Announcements - December 12, 2018

    CRITIEN. On December 10, GLADYS, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her beloved husband Joseph, her daughter Karen and her husband Christopher Tabone, her only beloved grandson Zachary and...

  • Watch: The thrill of the hunt

    Watch: The thrill of the hunt

    Festive fun fuelled the fifth edition of The Hunt, a Times Events treasure hunt held on Sunday.Over 150 participants gathered at the Allied Newspapers offices in Mrieħel, where after registration, they were briefed about the three-hour hunt and...

  • Doris the loggerhead turtle returns to the wild

    Doris the loggerhead turtle returns to the wild

    A loggerhead turtle which lost one of its flippers after getting entangled in marine debris returned to the open sea on Tuesday morning after more than two years of rehabilitation. Doris was found in a dire state around three kilometres off the...

  • Band march in Valletta

    On the occasion of national celebrations marking the 44th anniversary of the establishment of Malta as a Republic, the Our Lady of the Lily Band of Mqabba will march in Valletta tomorrow. The march starts in Freedom Square in front of the new...