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  • 10 projects selected for the President's Prize for Creativity

    10 projects selected for the President's Prize for Creativity

    Ten social and community projects have been selected for the President's Prize for Creativity.  Among them is a panto held in darkness to give the audience a feel of what it means to be blind and a theatrical production about exploited...

  • Mission to travel in kayak around Malta's coastline to highlight sea pollution

    Mission to travel in kayak around Malta's coastline to highlight sea pollution

    Environmental campaigner and MEP hopeful Cami Appelgren is to travel around the entire coastline of Malta in a kayak made from recycled plastic, to highlight the issue of sea pollution. A small team of experienced kayakers, led by Ms Appelgren,...

  • Talk by master crib-maker

    Talk by master crib-maker

    Italian master artist Francesco Farano will deliver a talk at the opening of a three-day seminar on crib-making at the Civic Centre, third floor, Constitution Street, Mosta, tomorrow at 9am. Parliamentary Secretary Silvio Parnis will also address...

  • Sending public documents across the EU has been simplified

    Sending public documents across the EU has been simplified

    EU citizens requested to present public documents such as birth, marriage, civil union, free status and death certificates to a public authority in another EU member state will no longer need to authenticate the documents by requesting an...

  • Talk on epilepsy and women

    ‘Women and epilepsy’ is the theme of the next members’ meeting of the Caritas Malta Epilepsy Association (CMEA) being held tomorrow at 6pm in St Paul Hall, Catholic Institute, Floriana.   The speaker is Sarah Sultana Grixti, who has been working...

  • What happened on... March 7

    What happened on... March 7

    10 years ago - The Times Saturday, March 7, 2009 Gunner Matthew Psaila’s death – inquiry concluded The magisterial inquiry into the untimely death of Gunner Matthew Psaila has been concluded by Magistrate Consuelo Scerri Herrera and sent to the...

  • Celebrating women in theology

    The role and achievements of women in theology will be celebrated at an event being held today at 6pm at the University Chaplaincy, Msida, organised for the second consecutive year by the Faculty of Theology. The event will consist of a discussion...

  • Announcements - March 7, 2019

    Announcements - March 7, 2019

    Obituaries BRIFFA. On Sunday, March 3, in Melbourne, Australia, JOE, an exemplary husband and father, aged 95. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Maria, née Caruana, who never left his side, Sue, widow of his son John, Peter and his wife Diane,...

  • Environmental technical committee set up

    A technical committee has been appointed to study and prepare a legislative framework that would further encourage the introduction of environmental infrastructure. Environment Minister José Herrera said this was aimed to address, among others,...

  • Watch: Valletta then and now

    Watch: Valletta then and now

    Malta has changed beyond recognition over the past decades, as the country's population exploded and its economy completely transformed.  But what of some of Valletta's most iconic sites? While many have changed beyond recognition, some others...

  • Raising women’s profile on Wikipedia

    Raising women’s profile on Wikipedia

    ‘Changing the historic lack of women’s representation on Wikipedia’ is the titled of two Art+Feminism workshops to be held on Friday, March 8, from 3.30 to 6.30pm and on Saturday, March 9, from 10am to 4pm, at Space A, St James Cavalier, Valletta,...

  • What happened on... March 6

    What happened on... March 6

    10 years ago - The Times Friday, March 6, 2009 Nadur carnival: nine to be charged Nine Maltese people aged between 20 and 35 are expected to be arraigned in connection with offensive behaviour and costumes used during the Nadur carnival, the...

  • Announcements - March 6, 2019

    Announcements - March 6, 2019

    Obituaries BRIFFA. On Sunday, March 3, in Melbourne, Australia, JOE, an exemplary husband and father, aged 95. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Maria, née Caruana, who never left his side, Sue, widow of his son John, Peter and his wife Diane,...

  • Archaeology Museum's Gran Salon restoration reveals decorations from different eras

    Archaeology Museum's Gran Salon restoration reveals decorations from different eras

    Restoration works being carried out at the National Museum of Archaeology’s Gran Salon are revealing various layers of decorations from different times in the history of this hall. The Gran Salon, on the second floor of the Auberge de Provence in...

  • Urban regeneration debate

    The concept of urban regeneration is the theme of the Society of Architecture and Civil Engineering Students’ (SACES) third ‘Strip’ debate, which will be held tomorrow at 6.30pm at MUŻA, Auberge d’Italie, Valletta. The panel of speakers,...

  • What happened on... March 5

    What happened on... March 5

    10 years ago - The Times Thursday, March 5, 2009 IVF draft law by summer A Bill on assisted procreation is being drafted by the Bioethics Consultative Committee and should be ready by summer, The Times has learnt. The Bill is based on...

  • Announcements - March 5, 2019

    Announcements - March 5, 2019

    Obituaries FARRUGIA. On March 1, at Mater Dei Hospital, MARY ANNE (aka Mary), née Formosa, widow of Joseph Farrugia, aged 95, went to meet the Risen Lord, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her son-in-law Frankie...

  • Filigree masks

    Filigree masks

    Today is your last chance to visit Filigree Masks, an exhibition of traditional Maltese filigree by master filigree artist Kevin Attard taking place in the courtyard of Palazzo de La Salle, 219, Republic Street, Valletta. It is open from 8am to 2pm.

  • Watch: Traffic chaos outside Valletta

    Watch: Traffic chaos outside Valletta

    Motorists trying to make it to Valletta on Monday morning had their work cut out for them, as near-gridlock wreaked havoc on their schedules. Lines of cars tailed back through Floriana’s St Anne Street and ended in complete chaos at the roundabout...

  • Bicycle racks in Paola drive cyclists up the wall

    Bicycle racks in Paola drive cyclists up the wall

    Updated at 2.26pm with local council reaction  Concrete bicycle racks installed in Paola’s main square have irked cyclists, who say the structures are a bicycle thief’s dream come true. The structure features long horizontal grooves with a low...