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  • Appreciation: Lino Gatt

    John Consiglio writes: With the demise of Lino Gatt, what some of us simply describe as “serious broadcasting” has lost an iconic figure. For many and for a long number of years, Lino, and his now long-forgotten predecessor, Karm Izzo, were the...

  • Pastoral visit to Safi

    Pastoral visit to Safi

    Mgr Charles Scicluna recently paid a pastoral visit to Safi parish. The Archbishop met parishioners, some at their workplace and others at the band club. He met students and teachers at St Benedict’s College Primary School and held meetings with...

  • €1,000 goes to Dr Klown

    €1,000 goes to Dr Klown

    A sum of €1,000 collected by Farsons employees was recently presented to Dr Klown, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to providing clown doctor services at Mater Dei Hospital. Upon the initiative of Alexia Tabone, a contestant in this...

  • Sand replenishment works in St George's, Buġibba beaches

    Sand replenishment works in St George's, Buġibba beaches

    Sand replenishment works will be carried out at St George's Bay and the perched beach in Buġibba this week. The Malta Tourism Authority and the Foundation for Tourism Zones Development said the roads bordering the beaches will be closed while the...

  • 1,000th guest at The Saint John

    1,000th guest at The Saint John

    The Saint John boutique hotel in Valletta reached another important milestone since opening its doors last August, welcoming its 1,000th guest. Austrian couple Viktoria Wetzlmayer and her husband (pictured), who were given a special surprise...

  • School makes donation to Puttinu

    School makes donation to Puttinu

    St Nicholas College Secondary Dingli recently donated €9,620.64 to Puttinu Cares. The money was collected through its annual charitable event, ‘Figolla Challenge 2018’. Dr Victor Calvagna visited the school for the presentation ceremony.

  • Beyond the Moon appoints local ambassador

    Beyond the Moon appoints local ambassador

    Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa first began its fundraising efforts for Beyond the Moon back in 2005, and has since raised over €95,000 for the charity, which is headquartered in Belgium. As a result of this effort, 12 Maltese families have been able...

  • Casa Antonia honours employees as part of 15th anniversary

    Casa Antonia honours employees as part of 15th anniversary

    As part of its 15th anniversary, Casa Antonia Nursing and Residential Home held a visit by the Parliamentary Secretary for Persons with Disability and Active Ageing, Anthony Agius Decelis, during which 33 employees from the various departments...

  • Parkinson’s patients dance the night away

    Parkinson’s patients dance the night away

    Step Up for Parkinson’s, a voluntary organisation, hosted its first annual fundraising gala at the Corinthia Hotel in Attard. The aim of the event was to create awareness about the disease,  about Step Up for Parkinson’s and the Malta Parkinson’s...

  • Book Week celebration

    Book Week celebration

    For Book Week celebrations, Stephen Buhagiar and Roderick Vella, authors of The People of Malta were invited by the Malta Visual and Performing Arts School and the National Sports School to give an insight into their first publication. They...

  • The President’s engagements

    9am The President delivers the opening speech during a conference organised by the Ministry for the Family, Children’s Rights and Social Solidarity on the occasion of the International Day of the Family at The Fortress Builders, in...

  • Announcements - May 13, 2018

    Announcements - May 13, 2018

    GRAY BANNERMAN. On May 11, at home, MARIA, née Axiaq, widow of Alexander, aged 84, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church.  She leaves to mourn her loss her children Mhairi, widow of Melovan Galea, Morag, wife of Peter...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Collis Williams Pharmacy, 15, Triq ir-Repubblika, Valletta (2122 6281);Vivien Pharmacy, Patri Magri Street, Marsa (2122 1701);Pinto Pharmacy, 43, St Sebastian Street, Qormi (2148 7311);Remedies Pharmacy, Tumas Fenech Street, Birkirkara (2144...

  • Commemoration of WWII attack on Żejtun

    Commemoration of WWII attack on Żejtun

    The second edition of Iż-Żejtun Taħt in-Nar will be held around Żejtun’s main square tomorrow from 9am till noon. The activity marks the 76th anniversary of the tragedy that occurred in the square on May 2, 1942, during World War II when Luftwaffe...

  • Screening of Verdi’s Luisa Miller

    Screening of Verdi’s Luisa Miller

    There will be an encore screening of the Met Opera’s production of  Giuseppe Verdi’s tragedy Luisa Miller at the St James Cavalier Cinema. The opera in three acts, based on the play Kabale und Liebe (Intrigue and Love) by the German...

  • Law of the jungle? Truck destroys wall of private residence, arch of historical value

    Law of the jungle? Truck destroys wall of private residence, arch of historical value

    A truck coming down wrong way in Carmel Street, corner with Main Street, St Julian’s on Saturday knocked down the wall of a private residence. A reader sent in the following pictures of the mess and said that an arch of historical value was also...

  • Moving music, readings in a cloister

    Moving music, readings in a cloister

    An event called Canta e Cammina (Sing and Walk), combining a performance by Gozitan choir Schola Cantorum Jubilate with literature readings and an informative tour, will be held today at the Augustinian cloister of St Mark’s Priory, Rabat. The...

  • Breakfast and guided tour of Għar Dalam

    Breakfast and guided tour of Għar Dalam

    Heritage Malta is tomorrow organising an activity called ‘Breakfast at Għar Dalam’, comprising a breakfast served in the scenic outside space of the Għar Dalam museum, followed by a guided tour of several archaeological, historical and natural...

  • Feast of St Vincent Ferrerin Valletta today

    The feast of St Vincent Ferrer will be celebrated at St Do­minic’s parish church, Valletta, today. Concelebrated solemn Mass will be led by St Paul’s Shipwrecked parish archpriest Canon Vincent Borg, who will also deliver the homily, at 6.30pm,...

  • Announcements - May 12, 2018

    Announcements - May 12, 2018

    ABELA. On May 11, at St Catherine home, Attard, MARION, née Navarro, widow of Maurice, aged 83, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her children Kenneth and his wife Carmen, Sr Francesca,...