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  • The President’s engagements - December 9, 2018

    9.30am The President attends Mass celebrated by Archbishop Charles Scicluna on the occasion of the Milied Flimkien campaign, at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta. 7pm The President delivers a speech on the National Day of the State of Qatar in St...

  • Things to do today - December 9, 2018

    Things to do today - December 9, 2018

    • Listen to local, foreign choirs perform at Masses in Rabat, Qawra, St Paul’s Bay, Pembroke, Mtarfa, Mosta, Swieqi, and at Mdina Cathedral as part of the 1st Malta International Christmas Choir Festival. • Visit Birdlife’s Xmas fair at Simar...

  • Pharmacies open today - December 9, 2018

    Chemimart City Gate Pharmacy, City Gate, Valletta (2123 8355);St Gaetan Pharmacy, Parish Priest Mifsud Street, Ħamrun (2123 4570);Pinto Pharmacy, 43, St Sebastian Street, Qormi (2148 7311);St Mark’s Pharmacy, P. Borg Olivier Street c/w Ġanni Vella...

  • Appreciation: Aronne Sultana

    Alfred Vella writes: Aronne passed away at the venerable age of 87. Born in Mellieħa three years ahead of me, this man was a real parish boy, involved from early childhood as an altar boy and an actor in comedies played at La Vittoria open-air...

  • Announcements - December 9, 2018

    Announcements - December 9, 2018

    BROWNRIGG. On December 6, OLGA, of Sliema, aged 98, widow of Henry, passed peacefully away after a long and fruitful life comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her very sad loss her beloved children Helen and her husband...

  • Mgr Philip Calleja awarded Premju Dun Mikiel Azzopardi 2018

    Mgr Philip Calleja awarded Premju Dun Mikiel Azzopardi 2018

    This year’s Dun Mikiel Azzopardi Award went to Mgr Philip Calleja as Id-Dar tal-Providenza’s sign of recognition and appreciation of his work and support of the Siġġiewi Home. Mgr Calleja was ordained priest in 1953 and his first pastoral work was...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Chemimart City Gate Pharmacy, City Gate, Valletta (2123 8355);St Gaetan Pharmacy, Parish Priest Mifsud Street, Ħamrun (2123 4570);Pinto Pharmacy, 43, St Sebastian Street, Qormi (2148 7311);St Mark’s Pharmacy, P. Borg Olivier Street c/w Ġanni Vella...

  • Watch: 'I'm willing to put my vote where my mouth is'

    Watch: 'I'm willing to put my vote where my mouth is'

    With six months to go before voters pick their MEPs, the European Parliament is cranking up its efforts to encourage people to cast their vote. The EP’s This Time I’m Voting campaign seeks to mobilise citizens all across the EU for the May 2019...

  • Trekking at San Pawl tat-Tarġa

    The Ramblers Association is organising a moderate to hard walk tomorrow starting at 9am from the chapel of San Pawl tat-Tarġa. This walk follows a very scenic, circular route along ridges and valleys with some sharp inclines. While everybody is...

  • A festive day in nature

    A festive day in nature

    Birdlife is organising its second Christmas fair at Simar Nature Reserve, St Paul’s Bay tomorrow. The fair is an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and get closer to nature and wildlife during the winter season. At the same time those attending...

  • What happened on... December 8

    What happened on... December 8

    10 years ago - The Times Monday, December 8, 2008 Oil price too low for a surcharge – Joseph Muscat At the current price of oil, the surcharge on energy bills should be zero, Labour leader Joseph Muscat said yesterday, pointing out that there had...

  • Christmas Times out today

    Christmas Times out today

    Old photos have a particular tone. It’s like a patina which, unlike the ‘loud’ gloss of the present, whispers of happy memories.  Describing his favourite Christmas photo in Christmas Times, Nicholas de Piro d’Amico Inguanez recalls a moment –...

  • Pharmacies open today - December 8, 2018

    Empire Pharmacy, 77, Old Theatre Street, Valletta (2123 8577);The Cross Pharmacy, 859, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2122 7682);Fatima Pharmacy, 82, Triq il-Ferrovija, Santa Venera (2148 2856);Mackie’s Pharmacy, L. Casolani Street, Ta’ Paris,...

  • Announcements - December 8, 2018

    Announcements - December 8, 2018

    BROWNRIGG. On December 6, OLGA of Sliema, widow of Henry, aged 98, passed away peacefully, after a long and fruitful life, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her very sad loss her beloved children Helen and her husband...

  • Saturnalia – the predecessor of Christmas

    Saturnalia – the predecessor of Christmas

    As part of the Natalis Notabilis event which is being held this week in Rabat, Heritage Malta is inviting the public to visit the Domvs Romana at the discounted admission fee of €2 per person. Visitors will also have access to new information...

  • Anthropologist receives Human Rights Award

    Anthropologist receives Human Rights Award

    The head of the University’s Civil Law Department, David Zammit, has been named the winner of the inaugural Malta Human Rights Award for an essay entitled ‘Vernacularizing Asylum Law in Malta’. Dr Zammit, who specialises in anthropology and the...

  • Artists with learning disabilities take centre stage

    Artists with learning disabilities take centre stage

    A year-long collaboration between NGO Opening Doors and the Valletta 2018 Foundation culminates this week in a performance offering adults with diverse intellectual needs the opportunity to show their artistic talents. The project, titled...

  • Christmas Times out tomorrow

    Christmas Times out tomorrow

    Old photos have a particular tone. It’s like a patina which, unlike the ‘loud’ gloss of the present, whispers of happy memories. Describing his favourite Christmas photo in Christmas Times, Nicholas de Piro d’Amico Inguanez recalls a moment –...

  • Open Day at Kordin III Temples

    Open Day at Kordin III Temples

    Heritage Malta is organising an open day at Kordin III Temples tomorrow. Normally open only by appointment, Kordin III Temples are the sole survivors of three prehistoric temple complexes that were constructed on Corradino Heights. The presence of...

  • What happened on... December 7

    What happened on... December 7

    10 years ago - The Sunday Times Sunday, December 7, 2008 Malta needs a proper opera house – Joseph Calleja Tenor Joseph Calleja has spoken of his “shock” when he learnt that the government was planning to forge ahead with the idea to shift...