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  • 21-bedroom respite services centre opens in Mosta

    21-bedroom respite services centre opens in Mosta

    A newly inaugurated 21-bedroom extension at Casa Apap Bologna in Mosta will offer respite services to up to 1,000 people with severe disabilities, the Prime Minister said on Monday.The new home, which was developed through a public-private...

  • Live crib at Lija where it started

    Live crib at Lija where it started

    A derelict farmhouse in Lija is being transformed into a walkthrough live crib, complete with a waterfall, a windmill and animal pens. The locality has been hosting a live crib since 1962, when it was organised by the late Fr Anton Ebejer in the...

  • On the dot - December 3, 2018

    On the dot - December 3, 2018

    Late collection Organic waste bags are being collected as late as mid-afternoons (at least in an area in Rabat) instead of mid-mornings, as used to be the case with the previous daily black bag collections. This gives stray cats and dogs plenty of...

  • Talk on archaeological sites

    Talk on archaeological sites

    A public talk on the early research activities to the more recent insights of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Malta, is being organised tomorrow by the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Valletta. First research...

  • What happened on... December 3

    What happened on... December 3

    10 years ago - The Times Wednesday, December 3, 2008 Mater Dei Hospital labs deemed below standard Four specialised laboratories at Mater Dei Hospital costing millions of euros are being dismantled after they were found not to be up to required...

  • Announcements - December 3, 2018

    Announcements - December 3, 2018

    MIFSUD. On November 30, at Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre, JIMMY, of Mosta, widower of Gracie, née Vella, passed away aged 75, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He will be greatly missed by his children Maxine and her husband Jimmy,...

  • Man reported missing

    Man reported missing

    A 50-year-old man from Santa Venera has been reported missing. The police said Carmelo, known as Charlie, Calleja was last seen entering his home this morning. He was wearing a blue flannelette checkered shirt, blue trousers and blue shoes. Mr...

  • Visually impaired students get electronic devices to help them at school

    Visually impaired students get electronic devices to help them at school

    Forty visually impaired students have been given electronic devices designed to improve their lives, thanks to a donation by The President’s Trust. Electric video magnifiers, calculators with a big display, Braille equipment and tablets were among...

  • President’s engagements - December 2, 2018

    9.30am The President participates in the welcome ceremony of the 3rd UNWTO Unesco World Conference on Tourism and Culture entitled ‘For the Benefit of All’, in Istanbul, Turkey. 10am The President delivers her keynote speech at the...

  • A meal for friends at St Dominic’s

    As in previous years the Dominican community of Valletta will be organising a meal for those who cannot afford one during Christmas. L-Ikla tal-Ħbieb (a meal for friends) will be held at the parish’s Christian Doctrine Centre on Sunday, December...

  • A human flower

    A human flower

    To celebrate World Children’s Day, students from the Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School in Victoria gathered at the Kerċem Ajax FC stadium last Friday to create a human flower, composed of all the school’s students, as a symbol of unity and...

  • Things to do today - December 2, 2018

    Things to do today - December 2, 2018

    • Visit the Christmas market at Villa Rundle gardens, Victoria, from 10am to 9pm. • Visit the Christmas market in Church Square, Mqabba, and the open day at Palazz Santa Marija in the square from 10am to 5pm. • Visit the exhibition of mosaic...

  • Pharmacies open today - December 2, 2018

    Vilhena Pharmacy, 3, St Anne Street, Floriana (2124 4114);Trinity Pharmacy, 32, Marsa Road, Marsa (2123 5595);Drugshop Dispensary, De La Cruz Avenue, Qormi (2144 3221);Marrit Pharmacy, 1st May Street, Fleur-de-Lys (2148 8613);O’Hea Pharmacy, 128,...

  • Announcements - December 2, 2018

    Announcements - December 2, 2018

    SALVU FENECH and KATHLEEN PHYALL The marriage took place on November 30, 1968, at the Holy Trinity parish church, Marsa. The late Mgr Pedro Fenech, cura of the cathedral Da Se São Paulo, Brazil, officiated. Con­gratulations from their dau­gh­ters...

  • Watch: Water drips onto Teatru Manoel stage

    Watch: Water drips onto Teatru Manoel stage

    Updated at 9.25pm Musicians rehearsing at Malta’s grandest theatre had their enthusiasm for practice considerably dampened on Saturday, as drops of water dripped onto the Teatru Manoel stage. Video uploaded to social media showed water droplets...

  • St Vincent de Paul nurse named worker of the year

    St Vincent de Paul nurse named worker of the year

    A nurse who runs a ward at the St Vincent de Paul residence has been named the 2018 worker of the year.Anthony Borg’s exemplary work was recognised by an independent three-person panel tasked with identifying the year’s best workers, employers and...

  • Marija Assunta artistic hall open day

    Marija Assunta artistic hall open day

    A project that took 21 years to complete – between 1992 and 2013 – will be open to the public tomorrow. Marija Assunta Hall in Mqabba, decorated with paintings by the well-known Gozitan artist Paul Camilleri Cauchi, earlier this year underwent a...

  • MAF Christmas market

    MAF Christmas market

    Malta Artisan Fairs Christmas market will take place at Magazino Hall, Floriana, today and tomorrow. Hosting a variety of 70+ stallholders, the market is the go-to place to meet small, independent creative business entrepreneurs and shop an array...

  • Seminar about art of handling terracotta figures

    Seminar about art of handling terracotta figures

    A seminar about the art of hand modelling terracotta nativity figures is being held in Gozo on Sunday. The Għaqda ‘Il-Milied fix-Xaghra’ (Christmas in Xagħra Society) is organising the seminar at the 'Ġesu Nazzarenu' Centre, Mannar Street, Xagħra...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Vilhena Pharmacy, 3, St Anne Street, Floriana (2124 4114);Trinity Pharmacy, 32, Marsa Road, Marsa (2123 5595);Drugshop Dispensary, De La Cruz Avenue, Qormi (2144 3221);Marrit Pharmacy, 1st May Street, Fleur-de-Lys (2148 8613);O’Hea Pharmacy, 128,...