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  • European Parliament candidates face questions on vegan and animal rights issues

    European Parliament candidates face questions on vegan and animal rights issues

    Two NGOs - Animal Liberation Malta and VeggyMalta - have twinned to ask MEP candidates ten questions in a campaign we are calling “Tell them how you will vote, before we vote for you”. The questions are being sent to all candidates contesting the...

  • Air Malta check-in desks to close 45 minutes before departure

    Air Malta check-in desks to close 45 minutes before departure

    All Air Malta check-in desks will close 45 minutes before flight departure time from June 1 as the national airline steps up its campaign to ensure flights are on time. "We are working hard to improve our service, and you can help us keep it all...

  • Know your facts on migration

    The latest Eurobarometer poll once again lists migration as the current top issue that the Maltese public feels should be discussed in the context of the European elections taking place in less than a month’s time on May 25.  A public discussion...

  • What happened on... April 30

    What happened on... April 30

    25 years ago - The Times Saturday, April 30, 1994 Demolition of part of St George’s Tower: PA admits giving go-ahead The Planning Authority has admitted it sanctioned the demolition of part of St George’s Tower because it “detracted from the...

  • Upcoming retreats at Mount St Joseph

    The following retreats are due to be organised by the Centre for Ignatian Spirituality at Mount St Joseph Retreat House, Mosta.  • ‘Using a Labyrinth to pray’. Led by Clare Camilleri, Maria Theresa Portelli and team on May 4.  Description: Embark...

  • Announcements - April 30, 2019

    Announcements - April 30, 2019

    Obituaries CAMILLERI. On April 29, at 3.20pm, NICHOLAS of Guardamanga, aged 64, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his brother and sisters Henry, Dorothy and Margaret, other relatives and...

  • Malta’s wellbeing foundation joins European LGBTIQ network

    Malta’s wellbeing foundation joins European LGBTIQ network

    The Malta Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society has become the first Maltese organisation to be accepted as a full member of the Network of European LGBTIQ* Families Associations. Being part of this network connects Malta’s Rainbow Families...

  • Driving licence theory tests resume from new offices on Tuesday

    Driving licence theory tests resume from new offices on Tuesday

    Driving licence theory tests will resume on Tuesday from new offices on Gwardamangia Hill, opposite the old offices which caved in when an apartment block collapsed last week. Transport Malta said it had taken immediate action to establish new...

  • On the dot - April 29, 2019

    On the dot - April 29, 2019

    A playground is being built on Mdina Road, Mrieħel. Of course, having more fun parks for children to run about and play is commendable, but one would expect some thought before choosing the location. One main aspect is safety, closely followed by...

  • The Valletta Green Festival returns this May

    The Valletta Green Festival returns this May

    The sixth edition of the Valletta Green Festival opens in Valletta on Thursday May 9 at 9.30am and will run till Sunday May 12 at 8pm. This festival is being organised by the newly-launched Valletta Cultural Agency (VCA) and is part of the...

  • Dr Klown charity walk

    Dr Klown charity walk

    Step by step we can make a difference. A charity walk is being organised by the Gollcher Group in aid of Dr Klown, which is an independent non-profit organisation dedicated to provide clown doctor services at Mater Dei Hospital and the Gozo...

  • Marching in the city

    Marching in the city

    Some 5,000 scouts and guides held their annual parade in Valletta yesterday, marching smartly behind different bands in the streets of the capital in the colours of their respective groups. The parade kicked off with Mass at the Phoenicia Hotel in...

  • What happened on... April 29

    What happened on... April 29

    25 years ago - The Times Friday, April 29, 1994 PM calls for cultural revolution Prime Minister Eddie Fenech Adami yesterday called for a “cultural revolution at all entrepreneurial levels”. “We must learn to operate on the same basis as...

  • Strawberry extravaganza

    Strawberry extravaganza

    Mġarr turned into a sea of red yesterday during the annual Festa Frawli, a celebration of everything that is made of or inspired by strawberries. This year’s edition, the 13th, had to be moved by a few weeks after it was postponed due to...

  • Announcements - April 29, 2019

    Announcements - April 29, 2019

    Obituaries CAMILLERI – CHEVALIER MAJOR RAPHAEL JOSEPH CAMILLERI has passed away on Saturday, April 27, after a sudden illness comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his wife Vera Maria Camilleri (also known as Gussy), his son...

  • The President’s engagements - April 28, 2019

    9.30am The President receives a courtesy call from the Information and Data Protection Commissioner, Saviour Cachia, at the Palace, Valletta. 10am The President receives a courtesy call from members of the committee of the 3/11 Regiment RMA (T)...

  • The Goddess of Malta

    The second, extended edition of The Goddess of Malta, the Lady of the Waters and the Earth, by Dutch art historian and cultural anthropologist Veronica Veen, will be launched on May 2 at the Victoria Public Library in Gozo. The first copy of the...

  • Pharmacies open today - April 28, 2019

    Empire Pharmacy, 46, Melita Street, Valletta (2122 5785);Brown’s Pharmacy, 706, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2123 8623);Fatima Pharmacy, 82, Triq il-Ferrovija, Santa Venera (2148 2856);Pharmaplus, Ganu Street, Birkirkara (2149 2958);St Luke...

  • Announcements - April 28, 2019

    Announcements - April 28, 2019

    Obituaries CAMILLERI. On April 25, INEŻ, aged 94, of Paola residing at Dar Saura, Rabat, passed peacefully away comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her great loss her beloved brother Saviour, her nephews Anton, Mario, Paul...

  • Things to do today - April 28, 2019

    Things to do today - April 28, 2019

    • Learn about farming and traditions in Dingli during an event being held today in Buskett starting at 8am. There will be local produce and guided heritage trail tours. • Festa Frawli is on in Mġarr today from 10am to 5pm. The event will see an...