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  • Appreciation: Jean Calì

    Pauline Cilia writes: It was on Monday, August that the news of Jean’s sudden passing away reached us at Caritas. We were all at first in disbelief and then in shock. Jean worked at Caritas Community Services in Floriana and she was expected at...

  • 144 brave strong winds in Comino swim-run

    144 brave strong winds in Comino swim-run

    No less than 144 participants swam for a total stretch of two kilometres in the waters surrounding Comino before running another eight kilometres in a charity event on Saturday. The strong winds made for challenging weather conditions, but all...

  • Sacro Cuor centenary

    The parish of Sacro Cuor in Sliema is celebrating the 100th anniversary since its foundation. This evening, a Pontifical High Mass with Solemn Incoronation will be celebrated by Arcbishop Charles Scicluna, assisted by Mgr George Bugeja, Archbishop...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    New British Dispensary, 109/110, St John Street, Valletta (2124 4813);Chemimart International Pharmacy, 650, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2123 6477);Pinto Pharmacy, 43, St Sebastian Street, Qormi (2148 7311);Mackie’s Pharmacy, L. Casolani Street,...

  • What happened on... September 29

    What happened on... September 29

    10 years ago The Times Monday, September 29, 2008 129 illegal migrants arrive Malta yesterday took in 129 illegal migrants as politicians battled it out over the agreement on the new EU Immigration Pact, which includes a clause on...

  • A night to be active

    Kirkop Sport Complex is this evening hosting a family event as part of the European Week of Sport. Events taking place include football, basketball and youth triathlon. There will also be a fitness challenge where people can make teams and compete...

  • Announcements - September 29, 2018

    Announcements - September 29, 2018

    Best wishes to a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother, FRIDA GRECH, today on your 72nd birthday. Your husband John, your sons Chris, his wife Catherine and grandsons Kyle and Kayne, Stephen, his wife Maria and grand-daughters Andrea, Rachelle...

  • Public Transport to trial shuttle service for university students

    Public Transport to trial shuttle service for university students

    Malta Public Transport is trying out a new shuttle service to the University of Malta from the Pembroke Park & Ride. The trial period will run until the end of 2018, after which take-up and trends will be analysed. “The new route will have a...

  • LifeCyclists set off for Dubai–Oman Challenge

    LifeCyclists set off for Dubai–Oman Challenge

    A group of 20 cyclists and seven back-up support team members from Foster Clark LifeCycle Challenge 2018 left Malta on an Emirates flight for Dubai on Friday. Two more cyclists will be joining them from Kenya while four drivers from the Gulf...

  • Get vaccinated in October

    Get vaccinated in October

    It is that time of the year again: to cover your mouth, wash your hands and stay at home if you have the flu. But the best prevention against the impending seasonal flu remains taking the jab, despite rumours to the contrary, Superintendent of...

  • Restoration of Our Lady painting in Imqabba complete

    Restoration of Our Lady painting in Imqabba complete

    A 17th century painting depicting the coronation of Our Lady with St Joseph and St Catherine of Alexandria has undergone extensive restoration and will be unveiled this weekend at the parish church of the Assumption in Imqabba. According to...

  • What happened on... September 28

    What happened on... September 28

    10 years ago - The Sunday Times Sunday, September 28, 2008 Two men attempted to buy girl’s silence Two individuals tried to persuade the family of a 15-year-old girl at the centre of sexual assault allegations not to go to the police in exchange...

  • Announcements - September 28, 2018

    Announcements - September 28, 2018

    AZZOPARDI. On September 28, at Mater Dei Hospital, RITA (Rita ta’ Lapsi) of Siġġiewi, aged 90, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her sisters Nazzarena, widow of Nikola Zammit, and Madalena, widow of Ġużeppi...

  • Maltese engineer wins €134,000 dream prize

    Maltese engineer wins €134,000 dream prize

    A young engineer from Pembroke scooped a €110,000 supercar and €24,000 in cash after winning a dream car competition Best of the Best (BOTB).Gilbert Azzopardi, 24, had almost given up trying his luck a few months ago, but was left speechless after...

  • Entering an upside down world

    Imagine lying down under a canopy of vibrantly-coloured animals, geckos, hedgehogs, crabs, fish and birds. A group of participants, from Inspire – Foundation for Inclusion, were recently taken on a journey of exploration to the habitats of...

  • What happened on... September 27

    What happened on... September 27

    10 years ago - The Times Saturday, September 27, 2008 Payment proposal for hospital services A Church commission yesterday proposed that the government should charge a nominal fee on medicines presently distributed free and should also levy...

  • Announcements - September 27, 2018

    Announcements - September 27, 2018

    GAUCI MAISTRE. On September 26, JOSEPH, aged 77, passed away peacefully at his home in Sliema comforted by the rites of Holy Church and surrounded by his family. His loss is deeply mourned by his beloved and devoted wife Pat, née Copperstone, his...

  • Students get the red carpet treatment on first day at school

    Students get the red carpet treatment on first day at school

    It was unexpected but the students of San Andrea’s early and middle school just loved it. Teachers and administration staff yesterday morning set out to surprise students as they returned to their desks on their first day of school. The 700...

  • The struggle for independence

    The struggle for independence

    Malta’s 1921 self-government Constitution, Legislative Assembly debates, and King George VI’s letter awarding Malta the George Cross will be among the historic political documents on display at an exhibition at the National Library later this...

  • Overnight works on Mrieħel to Marsa bypass

    Overnight works on Mrieħel to Marsa bypass

    The two flyovers connecting the Mrieħel Bypass to the Marsa-Ħamrun Bypass will be closed on Wednesday evening for maintenance that will stretch over two weeks. Works, including repairs of the road surface and the laying of the topmost asphalt...