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  • 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...

  • Three new Marsa lanes to be opened to traffic next week

    Three new Marsa lanes to be opened to traffic next week

    Three lanes will be opened to traffic at the Marsa junction and temporarily replace the existing northbound carriageway which is to be rebuilt. Transport Minister Ian Borg gave the latest details when he visited the Marsa junction project site. Dr...

  • Spotting marine life around Filfla

    Spotting marine life around Filfla

    Eco Marine Malta is organising a Filfla and marine-spotting event today, amid a series of other eco- events running until September. The group will be able to discover Filfla, which is rich in history and hosts a wild and rare nature. A protected...

  • Sleepover at Għar Dalam

    Heritage Malta is organising a late evening walk to Ta’ Kaċċatura,  limits of Birżebbuġa, visiting the remains of a Roman villa and Casa Ipolitto, an abandoned 17th-century farmhouse. The group will then head to the Bronze Age temple of Borġ...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    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...

  • What happened on... August 11

    What happened on... August 11

    10 years ago - The Times Monday, August 11, 2008 No conspiracy in Harry Vassallo VAT case The internal police inquiry, into why the police left it to the eve of the general election to serve former Alternattiva Demokratika chairman Harry Vassallo...

  • Announcements - August 11, 2018

    Announcements - August 11, 2018

    GALEA. On August 10, at Mater Dei Hospital, YVONNE, née Azzopardi Castaldi, comforted by the rites of Holy Church, and surrounded by her family. She leaves to mourn her great loss her children Martin and his partner Solange, Alaine and her husband...

  • Feasts

    TomorrowSt Lawrence, San LawrenzSt Cajetan, Ħamrun

  • First Malta India film festival to be held in December

    First Malta India film festival to be held in December

    The Malta India Film Academy will hold the first edition of the Malta India Film Festival from December 14-16, 2018. The festival, a first of its kind, supported by the Tourism Ministry, will be open to film-makers from across the world who have...

  • Guided tours of Palazzo Falson

    Guided tours of Palazzo Falson

    The Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, one of the oldest buildings in Mdina, is offering special guided tours throughout summer. Visitors will be guided through the 800-year-old palazzo to experience the life of the last resident...

  • Żejtun treasure hunt being held on Friday

    Żejtun treasure hunt being held on Friday

    A few centuries ago, for a number of years, a poor girl was chosen from Żejtun or Vittoriosa and given a second chance at life. However, when it was time for the chosen girl to marry, she would have to recite her vows in the chapel of St Mary of...

  • Meet the sea rescue NGOs

    Meet the sea rescue NGOs

    Much has been said in the past few months about the sea rescue of refugees leaving Libya in their bid to reach Europe. Stand-offs between Italy, Malta and other countries concerning the disembarkation of people saved at sea dominated news...

  • What happened on... August 10

    What happened on... August 10

    10 years ago - The Sunday Times Sunday, August 10, 2008 Tourists accuse Gozo hotel of foul play Ten per cent of formal complaints submitted to the Malta Tourism Authority last year concerned the Serena Hotel in Xlendi – the vast majority filed by...

  • Announcements - August 10, 2018

    Announcements - August 10, 2018

    CINI. On August 9, at Mater Dei Hospital, EVELYN, aged 79, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her brothers Charles and France and his wife Marthese, her sisters Lucy, Rose and Ritchie and her...

  • Feasts

    TodaySt Lawrence, Vittoriosa

  • Appreciation: Mgr Guido Calleja

    Fr Julian Cassar writes: He was innovative, indefatigable and a true shepherd. My childhood parish priest in St Julian’s, Mgr Guido Calleja lived to almost 90 years, slowing down only in the last four as he resided at id-Dar tal-Kleru, still with...

  • Trident Park relocates palms under expert supervision

    Trident Park relocates palms under expert supervision

    Trident Park Ltd is relocating seven palm trees to ensure that no damage is caused to the trees during the construction process currently underway on the old Farsons Brewery site in Mrieħel. They consist of two large and three small Phoenix...