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  • Europe Day quiz night

    A Europe Day quiz night, hosted by the Europe Direct Information Centre and the Institute for European Studies, University of Malta, will be held at Is-Suq tal-Belt, Merchants Street, Valletta, tomorrow from 6.30 to 9pm. Being hosted as part of...

  • Exploring Maltese society before the Great Siege

    Exploring Maltese society before the Great Siege

    During the 16th century the Spanish Crown granted Malta to the Order of St John, which immediately set off a process of transformation of the islands from a backwater to a cosmopolitan hub in the Mediterranean. In a Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar...

  • What happened on... May 8

    What happened on... May 8

    25 years ago - The Sunday Times Sunday, May 8, 1994 Fort Ricasoli to be turned into a heritage park Plans are in hand to develop Fort Ricasoli into a heritage and cultural park based on the island’s history and village life under a project...

  • Announcements - May 8, 2019

    Announcements - May 8, 2019

    Wedding Anniversary Lawrence Pace and Winnie Vincenti were united in Holy matrimony on May 8, 1955, at St Ignatius Church, Sliema. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. Pitrè S.J. and witnessed by Prof. J. Manche and Carlo Galea. The duties of...

  • Former fine arts museum to get €4.4m facelift

    Former fine arts museum to get €4.4m facelift

    Works have started on Admiralty House, with an investment of €4.4 million which will turn the former fine arts museum into offices for the Attorney General and the State Attorney’s offices. The project should be complete by the first quarter of...

  • Announcements - May 7, 2019

    Announcements - May 7, 2019

    Obituary ABELA. On May 5, PAUL, aged 99, widower of Annie, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his great loss his children Josette and her husband Joe Caruana, Rita and her husband Manuel Jones. His...

  • What happened on... May 7

    What happened on... May 7

    25 years ago - The Times Saturday, May 7, 1994 Malta stands firm against abortion in any form Time will prove that Malta’s stand on abortion was right, Health Parliamentary Secretary John Rizzo Naudi said yesterday. “Malta’s position in this...

  • Government steps in to help rebuild historic Floriana arch

    Government steps in to help rebuild historic Floriana arch

    Floriana parish devotees will receive a helping hand from the government to rebuild the ceremonial St Publius arch, after it was destroyed in an arson attack last week.Finance minister Edward Scicluna announced on Monday that the government would...

  • On the dot - May 6, 2019

    On the dot - May 6, 2019

    Smelly beach St George’s Bay is in urgent need of a good clean up as the seaweed washed up in winter has now started to smell. With the weather getting hotter, tourists are already heading to the popular bay and it is really a shame they have to...

  • What happened on... May 6

    What happened on... May 6

    25 years ago - The Times Friday, May 6, 1994 Value of stuffed birds seized estimated at Lm20,000 Police yesterday found dogs, piglets and weasels among the record haul of frozen and stuffed birds seized on Wednesday. The final count revealed...

  • Announcements - May 6, 2019

    Announcements - May 6, 2019

    Obituary ABELA. On May 5, PAUL, aged 99, widower of Annie, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his great loss his children Josette and her husband Joe Caruana, Rita and her husband Manuel Jones. His...

  • Revamped public garden in Paola opens to the public

    Revamped public garden in Paola opens to the public

    A public garden in Paola featuring around 75 trees and more than 25,000 plants is now open to the public following a significant revamp. Named after former Prime Minister Dom Mintoff, the garden cost around €1 million to restore and will add some...

  • The President’s engagements - May 5, 2019

    9am The President visits the University of Malta Campus at Tal-Qroqq. 12pm The President and Mrs Vella attend a luncheon hosted by the Marsa Sports and Country Club. 2.30pm The President receives a courtesy call from members of the Judiciary...

  • Collections in the Baroque Age

    The International Institute of Baroque Studies has once more hosted an outstanding public lecture on a theme which sheds new light on early modern cultural history.  ‘Collections in the Baroque Age’ was the title of the lecture given by Dr Chiara...

  • Pharmacies open today - May 5, 2019

    Collis Williams Pharmacy, 15, Republic Street, Valletta (2122 6281);Fra Diego Dispensary, 94, Villambrosa Street, Ħamrun (2122 4898);Anici Pharmacy, Anici Street, Qormi (2148 7162);St Bartholomew Pharmacy, 230, Fleur-De-Lys Road, Santa Venera...

  • Announcements - May 5, 2019

    Announcements - May 5, 2019

    JOSEPH PARRETTI and HELEN DEBATTISTA. The marriage between JOSEPH and HELEN took place on May 4, 1969, at Our Lady of Fatima church, Guardamangia. Congratulations on this special day and best wishes for many more years together. Vanessa and Mark,...

  • Things to do today - May 5, 2019

    Things to do today - May 5, 2019

    • Visit Gozo Alive cultural activities, including visits to a war shelter & Kenura Tower in Nadur from 8am to 4pm; kayaking, abseiling & archery at Qattara Point, Dwejra, from 10am to 4pm; and Segway & e-bike tours at Marsalforn from 12pm to 4pm.

  • Valletta festivities mark 600th anniversary of St Vincent Ferrer’s death

    This year the Dominican community is commemorating the 600th anniversary of the death of St Vincent Ferrer, one of the greatest saints of the Order of Preachers. The feast of St Vincent Ferrer is being celebrated at St Do­minic’s parish church,...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Collis Williams Pharmacy, 15, Republic Street, Valletta (2122 6281);Fra Diego Dispensary, 94, Villambrosa Street, Ħamrun (2122 4898);Anici Pharmacy, Anici Street, Qormi (2148 7162);St Bartholomew Pharmacy, 230, Fleur-De-Lys Road, Santa Venera...

  • Walk in valleys around Qormi

    The Rambers’ Association is organising a walk along valleys around Qormi tomorrow morning. The walk will take in Wied is-Sewda, Inċita, to Tal-Ħlas, crossing over to Wied Qirda, then descending Wied il-Kbir beneath Tal-Ħandaq and near Qabar...