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  • Announcements - December 7, 2018

    Announcements - December 7, 2018

    CASTILLO. On December 6, at Mater Dei Hospital, STELLA, of Sliema, aged 96, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her children, Richard and his wife Carmen, Martin and his wife Anna, Tonio and...

  • Ġorġ tal-Mużew gets lifetime award for his voluntary work

    Ġorġ tal-Mużew gets lifetime award for his voluntary work

    Ġorġ tal-Mużew – whose full name is Ġorġ Agius – has been given a lifetime award for his voluntary work, regularly visiting those in hospital and in prison. The ceremony was organised at the Palace in Valletta by the Malta Council for the...

  • Fade out, zoom in

    Fade out, zoom in

    What do Valletta and Matera in southern Italy have in common? That is for the individual to perceive on visiting a photographic exhibition marking the end of Valletta 2018 and welcoming Matera as European Capital of Culture 2019. The exhibition,...

  • Discover Vittoriosa’s hidden tales

    Discover Vittoriosa’s hidden tales

    Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar is this evening organising a historical/cultural tour of Vittoriosa, led by researcher Vincent Zammit. The tour will bring the medieval city’s streets to life, with stories of ruffians, heroes and ghosts, the...

  • What happened on... December 6

    What happened on... December 6

    10 years ago - The Times Saturday, December 6, 2008 Public transport reform takes shape The number of buses will be halved and hubs in different localities will take the bulk of buses away from the disorderly Valletta bus terminus, according to...

  • Announcements - December 6, 2018

    Announcements - December 6, 2018

    CAMILLERI. On Tuesday, December 4, JOE, passed away peacefully at home, aged 78. He leaves to mourn his great loss his wife Lilian, his sons Sandro and his wife Nick, Claude and his wife Charlene, his brother Tony and his wife Doris, his...

  • How many workers does it take to change a light bulb?

    How many workers does it take to change a light bulb?

    Updated 3.15pm with Enemalta comment A photo of workers looking on as a colleague fixes a lamp post along the Sliema promenade is doing the rounds on local social media feeds. In the photo, a worker wearing a high-visibility jacket can be seen...

  • The Virgin Mary, a stumbling block or a door to unity?

    The Virgin Mary, a stumbling block or a door to unity?

    The role of the Virgin Mary in the context of ecumenical dialogue is the theme of a public lecture being held by the Diocesan Ecumenical Commission at the Archbishop’s Curia, Floriana, tomorrow at 6.30pm. The lecture, entitled ‘Mary, Mary, Quite...

  • What happened on... December 5

    What happened on... December 5

    10 years ago - The Times Friday, December 5, 2008 PN general secretary defends e-mail, Labour leader says the law was broken After two weeks of silence, Nationalist Party general secretary Paul Borg Olivier responded to allegations that he...

  • Announcements - December 5, 2018

    Announcements - December 5, 2018

    AGIUS. On December 4, CARMELO, went to meet the Risen Lord, aged 92. He leaves to mourn his loss his children Joe, Maria Dolores and her husband Charles, Madelene and her husband Martin, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces,...

  • Not just at face value

    Not just at face value

    Do not judge a book by its cover, we are often told and photographer Zvezdan Reljić gives the same advice in relation to people’s faces. He admits that, even after years of experience of portrait photography, he is still usually wrong when  he...

  • Ġnejna Bay goes 'plastic-free' with White Flag status

    Ġnejna Bay goes 'plastic-free' with White Flag status

    Ġnejna Bay was given White Flag status on Tuesday, becoming Malta’s eighth “plastic free” beach. A White Flag beach is fully cleaned from plastic and other non-degradable waste at regular intervals by a team of environmental guardians. Other...

  • A patterned ceiling

    A patterned ceiling

    Anna Debono, of Marsascala, took this awesome picture of the clouds covering the channel between Malta and Filfla like a patterned ceiling.  The picture was taken on Monday. Have an interesting picture - send it to mynews@timesofmalta.com or...

  • Visiting museums, remote sites virtually

    Visiting museums, remote sites virtually

    Sebastiano D’Amico is presenting a talk tomorrow at 7.30pm on the use of 3D models and virtual reconstructions to explore remote sites without being limited to museum hours. The talk, entitled Night at the Virtual Museum, is being organised by...

  • Bauble-making workshop

    A Christmas bauble- making workshop is being held at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, Mdina, for children aged eight to 12 on Saturday from 10.30am to noon and 2.30 to 4pm. A donation of €12 per child is payable, including all materials for...

  • LifeCycle Foundation donates €25,000 for University kidney research

    LifeCycle Foundation donates €25,000 for University kidney research

    The LifeCycle Foundation has donated €25,000 to the University’s Research, Innovation and Development Trust.  In a statement on Tuesday, the foundation said the donation was meant to further the specialised medical programme in kidney research at...

  • Walk at Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq

    The Ramblers Association of Malta is organising a walk at  Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq and its surroundings tomorrow at 2pm. This is a moderate to hard scenic walk with some steep inclines starting near the Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq roundabout. The walk is circular,...

  • Italian archaeological talk

    The public talk at the Italian Cultural Institute, Valletta, on the early research activities of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Malta between 1963 and 1970 at Tas-Silġ and San Pawl Milqi in Malta and Ras il-Wardija on Gozo, is taking place...

  • What happened on... December 4

    What happened on... December 4

    10 years ago - The Times Thursday, December 4, 2008 New energy rates: Families will save €27 a year The revised energy bills should mean an average annual drop of €27 a year for most households when compared to the original tariffs proposed by...

  • Announcements - December 4, 2018

    Announcements - December 4, 2018

    AGIUS. On December 4, CARMELO, went to meet the Risen Lord, aged 92. He leaves to mourn his loss his children Joe, Maria Dolores and her husband Charles, Madelene and her husband Martin, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces,...