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  • What happened on... May 4

    What happened on... May 4

    25 years ago - The Times Wednesday, May 4, 1994 Second Freeport terminal: £200m contract to be awarded Malta Freeport has received five tenders from local companies for the building of a second container terminal. It will be “one of the biggest...

  • Announcements - May 4, 2019

    Announcements - May 4, 2019

    Obituaries BUSUTTIL DOUGALL. On May 2, at Mater Dei Hospital, JOE of Cospicua, aged 73, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his beloved wife Mary Rose, his children Carmen, Victoria, Rosanne...

  • How and when hospital patients will vote in MEP and council elections

    How and when hospital patients will vote in MEP and council elections

    Patients in hospitals will be voting for the European and local elections as follows, the health authorities said on Friday. Boffa hospital Residents at Boffa Residential Home will vote at the home on May 18. Patients in the Boffa Hospital...

  • Talk on Mosta valley names

    Talk on Mosta valley names

    Simon Salafia will deliver a talk entitled L-ismijiet tal-widien fl-inħawi tal-Mosta (The names of valleys in the vicinity of Mosta) on Friday at 7pm at Razzett tal-Markiż Mallia Tabone, Triq Wied il-Għasel, Mosta. The talk forms part of a wider...

  • Medieval Mdina Festival being held this weekend

    The 11th edition of the Medieval Mdina Festival will be held in the Mdina ditch tomorrow and on Sunday from 10am to 10pm. It features re-enactments of typical scenes, battles, pageants and the traditions of the medieval period of between 1200 and...

  • What happened on... May 3

    What happened on... May 3

    25 years ago - The Times Tuesday, May 3, 1994 Nato warships in incident over Maltese ship Nato warships almost clashed with Yugoslav vessels in the Adriatic as they prevented a Maltese-registered oil tanker from breaking the UN embargo on Serbia...

  • Announcements - May 3, 2019

    Announcements - May 3, 2019

    Obituaries ATTARD. On May 2, FRANCISCA, also known as Ċikka of Żebbuġ, passed away peacefully at Mater Dei Hospital. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband John, her children Tessie and her husband Paul, Rita and her husband John, Philip and his...

  • UNHCR Malta calls for responsible rhetoric during European elections

    UNHCR Malta calls for responsible rhetoric during European elections

    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency Office in Malta, has called for responsible rhetoric and constructive dialogue when discussing refugee, asylum and migration issues during the run up to the European elections. UNHCR Malta in collaboration with The...

  • Żejtun's fireworks win international festival

    Żejtun's fireworks win international festival

    The 25th November Fireworks Factory, of Żejtun, has won this year’s International Fireworks Festival, followed by Vallcalluzzo Events Italia in the final rankings. The third place went to Platinum Fireworks, from the Philippines, and Pyrocom, from...

  • Fort St Angelo lecture, exhibition

    A lecture by the curator of the exhibition Behind Closed Doors: Fort St Angelo and the Royal Navy 1906-1979 is being held by Heritage Malta tomorrow from 7.30 to 10pm at the Egmont Hall, Fort St Angelo, Vittoriosa. The lecture will provide details...

  • What happened on... May 2

    What happened on... May 2

    25 years ago - The Times Monday, May 2, 1994 Insurance market ‘in a state of uncertainty’ The insurance market in Malta is in a state of uncertainty because of rapid developments in the commercial and financial sectors of the economy, the...

  • Announcements - May 2, 2019

    Announcements - May 2, 2019

    Obituaries AZZOPARDI. On April 30, at Mater Dei Hospital, NICHOLAS, aged 88, of Żebbuġ residing in Attard, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Helen, his children Joseph and his wife...

  • Malta then and now: how six scenes have changed with time

    Malta then and now: how six scenes have changed with time

    How much has Malta changed over the past 60 years? That sort of question can be hard to answer objectively, but Times of Malta videographer Matthew Mirabelli has given it a go. The following images juxtapose the past and present of a number of...

  • Fergħa Ewkaristika chapel

    Tuesday, May 7, marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Superjur George Grima founder of the Fergħa Ewkaristika in Marsa. To commemorate this special occasion, the Fergħa Ewkaristika chapel will be opening in the evening. Adoration will start...

  • Course on lay participation in liturgical life

    The Missionary Society of St Paul (MSSP) will be holding a short course – The Liturgical Life Formed Into Worship – led by Fr Martin Cilia, this month.  The course will discuss the participation of lay people in the liturgical life of the Church.

  • The Hunt goes to Gozo

    The Hunt goes to Gozo

    The seventh edition of the Times of Malta treasure hunt was held last weekend, with the popular event making the crossing to Gozo. This edition of The Hunt followed a different format than previous ones as it included three locations in Malta and...

  • Fostering a network of learning

    Fostering a network of learning

    The Institute for Education is making preparations for the launch of its third annual prospectus with applications to open Monday, May 13 for programmes commencing in October 2019. Since opening its doors in 2016, the Institute for Education has...

  • What happened on... May 1

    What happened on... May 1

    25 years ago - The Sunday Times Sunday, May 1, 1994 Support unit for workers’ cooperatives The government is planning to set up a support unit for workers’ cooperatives in a short time. The unit will advise existing cooperatives and help set up...

  • Announcements - May 1, 2019

    Announcements - May 1, 2019

    Obituaries AZZOPARDI. MYRA née Dutton, aged 81, of Sliema, passed away after a short illness, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Aldo, her children Dianna and Godfrey, Paul and Alicia, John and Silke,...

  • Pharmacies open  today, 9am to noon - May 1, 2019

    Empire Pharmacy, 77, Old Theatre Street, Valletta (2123 8577)The Cross Pharmacy, 859, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2122 7682)Tal-Ħlas Pharmacy, Freedom Street, Qormi (2148 7739)St Bartholomew Pharmacy, 230, Fleur-De-Lys Road, Santa Venera...