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  • PM, Labour salute Dom Mintoff on birth anniversary

    PM, Labour salute Dom Mintoff on birth anniversary

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat laid flowers on the new monument to Dom Mintoff at Castille Place, to mark the 102 anniversary since the birth of the former prime minister. The Labour Party's administration did likewise at Mr Mintoff's monument in...

  • Road widening works during the night

    Road widening works during the night

    Road works will be carried out at night on the road between Naxxar and San Ġwann and on the Marsa-Ħamrun Bypass from the Santa Venera tunnels to Triq Aldo Moro, Infrastructure Malta said.  Parts of the two roads, and access roads leading to them,...

  • Woman buys old bedroom furniture and 'strikes gold'

    Woman buys old bedroom furniture and 'strikes gold'

    A woman has spoken of her surprise and gratitude after a woman who had bought old bedroom furniture from her handed her a sentimental gold watch she found hidden away behind one of the drawers. Doris Bezzina said she had sold the furniture for a...

  • Public lecture on EU economy

    Public lecture on EU economy

    Public officials with an interest in EU affairs, economists, academics and the public are invited to attend the second in a series of public lectures and workshops in economics and finance with the topic ‘The EU Economy – Today and Tomorrow’. The...

  • What happened on... August 6

    What happened on... August 6

    10 years ago - The Times Wednesday, August 6, 2008 Labour leader: no place for prima donnas Labour leader Joseph Muscat yesterday called on everybody to roll up their sleeves and get ready to work hard – there would be no place for “prima donnas”...

  • Announcements - August 6, 2018

    Announcements - August 6, 2018

    CAUSON. On August 5, at Casa Antonia, Balzan, DORIS, née Hibberd, of Santa Luċija, widow of Edwin, aged 79, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her beloved children Leslie and his wife Tanya,...

  • Feasts

    Today The Transfiguration of Our Lord, Lija

  • Funding band clubs

    I was intrigued by the report which said that, by the end of last year, €365.5 million from the sale of passports had been put aside in a special fund intended to finance projects of public interest. I imagine this figure has grown over the last...

  • Għajn Tuffieħa Bay: As you've never seen it at noon in summer

    Għajn Tuffieħa Bay: As you've never seen it at noon in summer

    Għajn Tuffieħa Bay was a sight to behold at noon on Sunday. People got out of the beach as instructed by lifeguards who said a lightning storm brewed overhead. When asked why, one of the life guards said currents during a storm could be...

  • Cement mixer driver's solution to mess on the road: 'Call the office'

    Cement mixer driver's solution to mess on the road: 'Call the office'

    The least the driver of a truck carrying cement dripping out of a mixer could have done when the mess he was creating was brought to his attention was stop and apologise. But, as Eman Buttigieg said in a post on the Facebook group Rubs Are You...

  • Annual pilgrimage to Lourdes

    Annual pilgrimage to Lourdes

    The annual pilgrimage to Lourdes for the sick, organised by the Archdiocesan society UMTAL, has returned to Malta. The group of 156 travellers and a guide dog departed for Lourdes earlier last month. A team of doctors, nurses, carers and lay...

  • President visits first Mediterranean Jamboree at Għajn Tuffieħa

    President visits first Mediterranean Jamboree at Għajn Tuffieħa

    Scouts and guides from 21 countries are participating in MedJam18, the first Mediterranean Jamboree organised jointly by the Scout Association of Malta and the Malta Girl Guides. It is taking place at the Għajn Tuffieħa International Scout camp...

  • Watch: No, this truck isn't on fire

    Watch: No, this truck isn't on fire

    You might think this clip was shot in a war zone but it's actually a truck belching its way up Mellieħa hill, causing more environmental harm than anyone can imagine.  The truck took more than 20 minutes to drive through the junction, choking...

  • President’s engagements - August 5, 2018

    11.30am The President participates in a discussion during a workshop held as part of an international ERASMUS+ project, entitled ‘Dys-Team, Dys-Play, Dys-Cuss’, organised by the Dyslexic Teens Dialogue, at San Anton Palace, Attard. Tuesday 9am The...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Collis Williams Pharmacy, 15, Triq ir-Repubblika, Valletta (2123 4567);Darwin Pharmacy, 152, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2122 1512);Brown’s Pharmacy, 82, Victory Street, Qormi (2149 9697);St Paul’s Pharmacy, Brared Street, Birkirkara (2144...

  • Announcements - August 5, 2018

    Announcements - August 5, 2018

    AZZOPARDI. On August 3, 2018, at Mater Dei Hospital, MARIA, née Spagnol of Għaxaq, aged 74, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of the Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Charles, her daughter Doreen and her husband...

  • Alfred Mizzi Foundation supports DLĦ heritage awareness programmes

    Alfred Mizzi Foundation supports DLĦ heritage awareness programmes

    The Alfred Mizzi Foundation is once again supporting the heritage organisation Din l-Art Ħelwa with another generous sponsorship. The agreement between the foundation and DLĦ will grant a three-year sponsorship enabling DLĦ to disseminate its...

  • Maltese doctor awarded Order of the League of Mercy

    Maltese doctor awarded Order of the League of Mercy

    Lt Colonel Charles Gauci, RAMC (Retd), president of the British Legion (Malta GC Branch), was recently awarded the Order of the League of Mercy at Mansion House, London, by Lord Robert Balchin Lingfield, president of the board of trustees of the...

  • Eden Leisure Group donates funds to Nature Trust

    Eden Leisure Group donates funds to Nature Trust

    In a twofold bid to offer great cinematic content and also to continue its commitment to the environment, the Eden Leisure Group organised a free screening of the film: The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine at the Eden Cinemas. Viewers were not charged...

  • Watch: Ordination of Malta's new Auxiliary Bishop

    Watch: Ordination of Malta's new Auxiliary Bishop

    Monsignor Joseph Galea Curmi, the current Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Malta, was ordained as Malta's new Auxiliary Bishop on Saturday.  The ceremony was held at the Mdina Cathedral and was presided by Archbishop Charles Scicluna.  As...