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  • Valletta's Ta’ Ġieżu crucifix to be restored

    Valletta's Ta’ Ġieżu crucifix to be restored

    The 17th-century Ta’ Ġieżu crucifix at the Franciscan Church of St Mary of Jesus in Valletta will undergo extensive conservation. Attributed to Frate Innocenzo da Petralia, legend has it that the artist woke up one morning and found the head of...

  • On the dot - October 8, 2018

    On the dot - October 8, 2018

    Rusty container An old, rusty steel container and rubbish bags filled with plastic were among the items dumped at Ġnejna recently. How is it possible for such illegal practice to continue despite so many other options available to those who want...

  • What happened on... October 8

    What happened on... October 8

    10 years ago - The Times Wednesday, October 8, 2008 Financial crisis will impact Budget plans The financial turmoil and gloomy international economic prospects will impact the government’s Budget plans, Finance Minister Tonio Fenech warned...

  • Announcements - October 8, 2018

    Announcements - October 8, 2018

    ELLUL. On Monday, October 1, at Mater Dei Hospital, CARMEL (Charles) of Paola, passed away peacefully, aged 90, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Mary, his children Maria Dolores and Jeffrey Sain of USA,...

  • Short course on St Paul

    A four-session course on St Paul will be held by the Missionary Society of St Paul during October at the MSSP Oratory, Birkirkara. During the course, entitled Il-Qalb ta’ Pawlu hi l-Qalb ta’ Kristu, Fr Martin Cilia MSSP will explain the enigma and...

  • The President’s engagements - October 7, 2018

    9am The President delivers a speech during the launch of a campaign, by the President’s Foundation for the Well-Being of Society, relating to Mental Health, at San Anton Palace, Attard. 9.50am The President inspects a guard of honour and attends...

  • Open Day at dog sanctuary

    The Island Sanctuary at Fort Tas-Silġ, Marsaxlokk will be holding an open day next Sunday from 10.30am featuring a bazaar, bookshop, pet shop, bric a brac, food and drinks, groomer and much more. Mascots Chase and Skye will be greeting the...

  • Pharmacies open today - October 7, 2018

    Empire Pharmacy, 77, Old Theatre Street, Valletta (2123 8577);Brown’s Pharmacy, 706, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2123 8623);Fatima Pharmacy, 82, Triq il-Ferrovija, Santa Venera (2148 2856);Pharmaplus, Ganu Street, Birkirkara (2149 2958);St...

  • Announcements - October 7, 2018

    Announcements - October 7, 2018

    AGIUS. On October 5, at Mater Dei Hospital, FRANK of Attard, aged 78, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of the Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Maria née Portelli, his children Randolph, Caroline, Ann Marie and her...

  • New gym, playground in honour of ‘father of Marsascala culture’

    New gym, playground in honour of ‘father of Marsascala culture’

    An outdoor gym and playground for children with a €155,000 investment have been inaugurated in Marsascala on the occasion of Marsascala Day, celebrated earlier last month. The facilities at Iż-Żonqor area have been dedicated to Alfred Debono, who...

  • Watch: Tens of thousands show up for Notte Bianca

    Watch: Tens of thousands show up for Notte Bianca

    Tens of thousands of people thronged the capital Valletta on Saturday night for the much-anticipated Notte Bianca. All the city’s streets and squares from City Gate to Fort St Elmo hosted free open-air events and concerts featuring music, dance,...

  • Watch: 'We're not to blame for the foamy slime,' tuna operators insist

    Watch: 'We're not to blame for the foamy slime,' tuna operators insist

    Updated 7.30pm with tuna operators' reaction Foamy slime hit a number of beaches once again on Saturday, angering bathers and passers-by capitalising on the fine weaether. Several readers sent pictures to Times of Malta showing foamy white water...

  • Open Day at Għar Dalam

    Open Day at Għar Dalam

    Tomorrow, the public may visit for free one of Malta’s oldest prehistoric sites – Għar Dalam Cave – and its museum in Birżebbuġa during an open day organised by Heritage Malta. Created during the Ice Age by rushing water penetrating into narrow...

  • What happened on... October 6

    What happened on... October 6

    10 years ago - The Times Monday, October 6, 2008 Five tents gutted by fire at Ħal Far open centre No one was injured when five tents at the Ħal Far open centre, known as Tent City, were gutted by fire after a gas cylinder exploded late yesterday...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Empire Pharmacy, 77, Old Theatre Street, Valletta (2123 8577);Brown’s Pharmacy, 706, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2123 8623);Fatima Pharmacy, 82, Triq il-Ferrovija, Santa Venera (2148 2856);Pharmaplus, Ganu Street, Birkirkara (2149 2958);St...

  • Announcements - October 6, 2018

    Announcements - October 6, 2018

    BONS. On September 26, at Mater Dei Hospital, DORIS, née Camilleri, widow of John, aged 91, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her devoted daughters Marion, widow of Joseph Mifsud, Natalie,...

  • Feasts

    TomorrowOur Lady of the Girdle, VallettaOur Lady of the Rosary, Gudja

  • Insurance company encouraging use of dash cams

    Insurance company encouraging use of dash cams

    An insurance company is encouraging its customers to use dash cams, saying that they can help determine blame in the event of a crash. GasanMamo has teamed up with computer store Scan to make dash cams more accessible to motorists by offering them...

  • Guided tour of historic garden

    Guided tour of historic garden

    A guided walking tour of the Msida Bastion historic garden, Floriana, will be held by Din l-Art Ħelwa tomorrow morning. During the tour, participants will view the garden cemetery’s funerary and military architecture, its symbols of death and...

  • Truck smashes wall... and then drives off

    Truck smashes wall... and then drives off

    Updated 10am with company reaction A large truck reversed into a wall in Qormi's main road Friday morning, smashing several limestone bricks and causing chaos during the morning rush hour. But the driver made his way out without bothering to check...