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  • Open weekend at St Mary’s Tower in Comino

    Open weekend at St Mary’s Tower in Comino

    Din l-Art Ħelwa is celebrating the 400th anniversary of St Mary’s Tower, Comino, with an open weekend. The public will enjoy living history displays by the Historic Re-enactment Group of Malta and guided tours throughout will be given by Din l-Art...

  • An invitation to taste history through pasta

    An invitation to taste history through pasta

    On Wednesday October 3 and Thursday October 4, Heritage Malta will be providing the public with the opportunity to taste history at the dining hall of the Malta Maritime Museum in Vittoriosa. Based on a new concept of retracing and recreating...

  • The Changing of the Guards

    The Changing of the Guards

    The Changing of the Guards ceremony, which is normally held every last Friday of the month, will this month be held tomorrow. The Valletta parade commences at 10.30am, with the AFM Band marching down Republic Street on to St George’s Square. Here,...

  • What happened on... September 26

    What happened on... September 26

    10 years ago - The Times Friday, September 26, 2008 EU migration pact – Malta gets its way The concept of burden-sharing in the case of illegal immigrants and asylum seekers has been entrenched in the new European Union pact on migration which,...

  • Announcements - September 26, 2018

    Announcements - September 26, 2018

    CINI. On September 23, GERALD, former bus dispatcher, passed away peacefully at home. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Carmen, his daughter Janet and her husband Charles, his granddaughter Mandy and her boyfriend Marcio, other family members...

  • Customs to sell 50,000 alcoholic drink bottles

    Customs to sell 50,000 alcoholic drink bottles

    Some 50,000 bottles of alcohol will be sold by the Customs Department to the highest bidder, along with a quantity of cigarettes and cigars. The items were seized by inspectors earlier this year. The drinks include whisky, vodka, gin, brandy, rum...

  • Rough sea pounds Malta, people urged to stay away from most beaches

    Rough sea pounds Malta, people urged to stay away from most beaches

    The Lifeguard post at Fond Għadir in Sliema was carried out to sea on Tuesday as heavy waves pounded the North-East coast of Malta. The Malta Red Cross, which operates the lifeguard service, said that with gale force winds reaching force 6, double...

  • A taste of technology - Science in the City on Friday

    A taste of technology -  Science in the City on Friday

    As Valletta gears up for another edition of Science in the City on Friday, the capital is getting ready to be taken over by gigantic mice, installations that combine VR experiences with art, theatrical productions, and interactive experiments. One...

  • Last-minute tickets for Hypogeum

    Last-minute tickets for Hypogeum

    Due to the temporary closure of Fort St Elmo, last-minute tickets for the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum in Paola will be on sale from the National Museum of Archaeology in Valletta, this week until Saturday. Last-minute tickets can be purchased the day...

  • Le Méridien's €25 million make-over into Malta's first Marriot hotel

    Le Méridien's €25 million make-over into Malta's first Marriot hotel

    Le Méridien St Julian's Hotel & Spa is closing its doors on October 1 as it embarks on a €25 million investment that will see it transformed into the first Marriott hotel on the island by summer 2019. General manager Alex Incorvaja said everything...

  • What happened on... September 25

    What happened on... September 25

    10 years ago - The Times Thursday, September 25, 2008 Malta close to deal on burden sharing Substantial progress was reported to have been achieved yesterday in Malta’s efforts to include a commitment on burden sharing in the EU’s new Migration...

  • Announcements - September 25, 2018

    Announcements - September 25, 2018

    BORG. On Sunday, September 23, at Mater Dei Hospital, ALFRED of Ħamrun, residing at Ta’ Giorni, aged 66, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his sons Stephen, George, Clayton and their families, his sister Marlene,...

  • How a bit of planning can make your children's school snacks healthier

    How a bit of planning can make your children's school snacks healthier

    Transport is not the only worry on parents’ minds this week, as schools open their doors to thousands of students. As routine returns to Maltese households after the summer break, preparing healthy snacks and lunches once again makes it to the...

  • The elderly to be chauffeured for their errands in pilot project

    The elderly to be chauffeured for their errands in pilot project

    A pilot project launched on Monday will see elderly people in three localities being provided with transport to carry out basic errands. Residents of Żurrieq, Gżira and Mosta will be the first to benefit from the service, called Silver T,...

  • Traffic deviations as fortifications get facelift

    Traffic will be re-routed in some parts of Valletta as works will commence next month on the restoration of the British fortifications in the ditch area. Grand Harbour Regeneration Corporation said that works would start on October 24 and take...

  • Have your say on switch between winter and summer time

    Have your say on switch between winter and summer time

    Updated 5.15pm The public has been asked to have its say on Brussels’ plans to abolish the practice of switching between summer and winter time. EU Affairs Minister Helena Dalli and junior minister Aaron Farrugia on Monday announced a public...

  • Overnight road works in Triq il-Fortizza tal-Mosta

    Overnight road works in Triq il-Fortizza tal-Mosta

    Infrastructure Malta is closing part of Triq il-Fortizza tal-Mosta, in Mosta for several evenings this week, to repair its surface with new asphalt layers. This road links the Tarġa Gap (L-Għarusa tal-Mosta) area in the outskirts of Mosta to the...

  • On the dot - September 24, 2018

    On the dot - September 24, 2018

    A charging point for electric cars, installed recently at Keffa Street, Swieqi, has been placed on the pavement in such a way that it blocks access to anyone in a wheelchair or pushing a pram. It also limits access to those without mobility problems.

  • What happened on... September 24

    What happened on... September 24

    10 years ago - The Times Wednesday, September 24, 2008 EU migration pact – Malta facing uphill battle Malta continues to face an uphill struggle in its efforts to push the EU to agree on a new intra-EU voluntary burden-sharing mechanism aimed at...

  • Announcements - September 24, 2018

    Announcements - September 24, 2018

    CREMONA. On September 23, at Mater Dei Hospital, JOHN, passed away to meet the Risen Lord and his late wife Frida, aged 77. He leaves to mourn his loss his children Lino and his wife Hilda, Sandro and his wife Sharon, and Mariella, his...