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  • 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...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    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...

  • Free entry to monumental Ġgantija Temples

    Free entry to monumental Ġgantija Temples

    Entry to Ġgantija Temples in Xagħra is free of charge tomorrow. The prehistoric temples are included in the Unesco World Heritage List and are among the oldest free-standing monuments in the world, preceding Stonehenge and the Egyptian...

  • What happened on... October 13

    What happened on... October 13

    10 years ago - The Times Monday, October 13, 2008 Karl Chircop dies Labour MP Karl Chircop died in a London hospital early yesterday afternoon, aged 43, having been in a coma since August 3 when he suffered a brain haemorrhage as a result of a...

  • Announcements - October 13, 2018

    Announcements - October 13, 2018

    BOOKER. On October 12, at the Little Sisters of the Poor Home, Ħamrun, FRANCESCA SAVERIA (Rina), widow of Joseph, aged 95, passed away peacefully. She leaves to mourn her loss her daughter Miriam and her husband Tonio Bonavia, her son Joseph and...

  • Think you could repair it? Community repair event hopes to encourage you to try

    Think you could repair it? Community repair event hopes to encourage you to try

    The Ministry for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change is organising a community repair event on Saturday, from 9am till noon, at Is-Suq tal-Belt. This activity is part of the International E-Waste Day activities, to raise...

  • Another extreme Foster Clark LifeCycle Challenge completed successfully

    Another extreme Foster Clark LifeCycle Challenge completed successfully

    The 27-strong team of cyclists and back-up support team members of the 2018 Foster Clark LifeCycle Challenge returned to Malta safely on Friday, having complete the biggest and toughest challenge in the series since its inception in 1999, from Abu...

  • History, traditions at Vittoriosa

    History, traditions at Vittoriosa

    Birgu by Candlelight starts tomorrow morning with schoolchildren visiting places of cultural and historical interest. On Saturday, renowned performers will be roaming about the narrow winding streets entertaining audiences. Concerts in churches...