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  • Watch: Bus driver in a hurry could not care less about road safety

    Watch: Bus driver in a hurry could not care less about road safety

    Updated 3.10pm with MPT comment A bus driver in a hurry almost caused two crashes in under a minute on Tuesday morning, in the latest example of cavalier driving caught on camera. Dashcam footage shared with Times of Malta shows the bus driver...

  • New reception area at Karin Grech Hospital

    New reception area at Karin Grech Hospital

    The reception area at Karin Grech Hospital has been given a €90,000 uplift following refurbishment. Steward Health Care Malta said it had installed air-conditioning, new flooring and automatic doors in the area. The company, which runs Karin...

  • Mcast students represent Malta at robotics challenge in Mexico City

    Mcast students represent Malta at robotics challenge in Mexico City

    Three students attending the Malta College for the Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) are in Mexico City representing the country for the second edition of the First Global Robotics Challenge this week. The students are Aaron Josef Farrugia,...

  • Science shows, workshops, films for children and adults

    Science shows, workshops, films for children and adults

    Family Science Week 2018 is celebrating science, technology, engineering and maths this week at Esplora Science Centre, Kalkara. Visitors of all ages will be able to engage with over 200 interactive exhibits. Children aged between four and nine...

  • Announcements - August 14, 2018

    Announcements - August 14, 2018

    CALLEJA. On August 10, at Mater Dei Hospital, RITA, née Agius, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church, after a long illness borne bravely. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband George, her son Alan and his wife Marika,...

  • Watch: Meditation garden to open at Paceville's Millennium Chapel

    Watch: Meditation garden to open at Paceville's Millennium Chapel

    Updated with video Amid the gentlemen’s clubs, massage parlours and bars in Paceville, a new, tranquil spot offers people the possibility of sitting down and meditating, completely cut off from the hubbub just metres away. This place of...

  • On the dot - August 13, 2018

    On the dot - August 13, 2018

    Filthy stream The rubbish that accumulates in streets is sometimes washed into the sea, making things even messier. This is what happened at Sa Maison, Pietà, recently, where waste ended up floating in the water. Speaking of a clean environment...

  • Citadel museums and sites open day

    Citadel museums and sites open day

    Heritage Malta’s museums and sites at the Citadel, together with the Citadel’s visitors’ centre, will be open to the public free of charge on Wednesday, the feast of the Assumption of Mary. The museums and sites include the Old Prison, Gran...

  • More ferry trips on Thursday to cope with extra traffic

    More ferry trips on Thursday to cope with extra traffic

    Gozo Channel has revised its schedule to cope with the post-Santa Marija traffic. On Thursday August 16, the morning trips shall be every 30 minutes i.e. at 6am, 6.30am, 7am and 7.30am from Mġarr and at 6.30am, 7am and 7.30am from Ċirkewwa. Other...

  • Summer carnival is back

    Summer carnival is back

    The summer carnival returns this weekend and, as in the past year, is taking place in two localities. On Friday and Saturday, the carnival will be held in Buġibba, with events kicking off with the traditional ġostra on both days at around 6pm at...

  • What happened on... August 13

    What happened on... August 13

    10 years ago - The Times Wednesday, August 13, 2008 Police cleared in HQ death case A magisterial inquiry has concluded that the police did not commit any violence on Nicholas Azzopardi, although his family is still plagued by doubts and...

  • Announcements - August 13, 2018

    Announcements - August 13, 2018

    CALLEJA. On August 10, at Mater Dei Hospital, RITA, née Agius, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church, after a long illness borne bravely. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband George, her son Alan and his wife Marika,...

  • Sirens area of St Paul's Bay safe for swimming - health authorities

    Sirens area of St Paul's Bay safe for swimming - health authorities

    Swimmers can once again take a dip at Sirens in St Paul’s Bay, environmental health authorities saido on Sunday.The popular spot was closed off to bathers earlier this week after sewage spilled out into the sea. In a statement issued on Sunday...

  • President’s engagements - August 12, 2018

    10am The President receives Chris Fearne, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health, on a courtesy call at San Anton Palace, Attard. Wednesday 11am The President visits Wirja Biedja u Snajja at Villa Rundle in Gozo.

  • Pharmacies open today

    Royal Pharmacy, 271, Republic Street, Valletta (2125 2396);Vivien Pharmacy, Patri Magri Street, Marsa (2122 1701);Lantern Pharmacy, 46, Regional Road, Santa Venera (2144 4648);Remedies Pharmacy, Tumas Fenech Street, Birkirkara (2144 1589);Brown’s...

  • Announcements - August 12, 2018

    Announcements - August 12, 2018

    BANAVAGE. On August 10, at Saint Vincent de Paule residence, MARIA CARMELA, aged 91, of Valletta, residing in Santa Luċija, passed peacefully away comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her sons Mark and his wife...

  • Maltese and Gozitan altar boys meet Pope Francis at Vatican

    Maltese and Gozitan altar boys meet Pope Francis at Vatican

    A group of 20 Maltese and Gozitan altar boys currently serving at the Vatican, together with Fr Frans Bonnici, Fr Mark Ellul and seminarian Joseph Bajada, met Pope Francis last Sunday. The Pope asked the boys about the Maltese bishops and was...

  • Unforgettable ‘secret garden’ experience at Limestone Heritage

    Unforgettable ‘secret garden’ experience at Limestone Heritage

    JUGS Malta together with Corinthia Caterers treated their guests to a magical evening at the Limestone Heritage in Siġġiewi last week. The evening was a mid-summer night’s celebration of delicious food and refreshing cocktails at the Limestone...

  • Joseph Calleja reception

  • Mqabba's annual fireworks spectacular is back

    Mqabba's annual fireworks spectacular is back

    Mqabba’s lauded annual fireworks spectacular returns this year with a 90-minute display on the even of the village’s feast of Santa Marija. Highlights will include the 57-metre high Tower of Light, which will shoot out fitreworks to create unique...