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  • Fire in the sky

    Fire in the sky

    Tigné took an orange tinge on Wednesday evening in this photo taken from Valletta.

  • Valletta to Three Cities ferry service extended for carnival

    Valletta to Three Cities ferry service extended for carnival

    Valletta Ferry Services are extending the Three Cities to Valletta service to midnight between Saturday and Tuesday due to carnival celebrations, the company said in a brief statement.  Carnival celebrations begin on Friday and will run through...

  • Watch: De La Salle kicks off carnival with annual parade

    Watch: De La Salle kicks off carnival with annual parade

    An old tradition was enacted at De La Salle College on Thursday morning with a colourful parade which kicked off the carnival celebrations for the primary school students. The carnival atmosphere was enlivened with the music of Saviour Spiteri’s...

  • Tour of Msida historic garden

    Tour of Msida historic garden

    Din l-Art Ħelwa will be organising the ‘Msida Bastion Historic Garden Tour’ on Saturday. The guide, Paolo, will narrate interesting stories about duels, suicides and heroism, to name a few. The one-hour tour will take one on a journey back to the...

  • Public talk at Il-Ħaġar tomorrow

    The next lecture in the series hosted at Il-Ħaġar museum, at Pjazza San Ġorġ, Victoria, will be delivered in English by Vicki Ann Cremona tomorrow at 11am. She will be treating carnival in Malta and Gozo under the British rule. Entrance is free...

  • What happened on... March 1

    What happened on... March 1

    10 years ago - The Sunday Times Sunday, March 1, 2009 50% of HIV cases involve African immigrants Half of the HIV cases being treated in Malta involve African immigrants, who make up just one per cent of the population, The Sunday Times has...

  • Announcements - March 1, 2019

    Announcements - March 1, 2019

    Obituaries DISTEFANO. On February 28, ROSE, née Darmenia Grech, widow of Frank, aged 89, went to meet the Risen Lord. She leaves to mourn her loss her children, Ivan and his wife Sandra, Claude and his wife Gail and Nicolette and her partner Max,...

  • Come to me

    Come to me

    A girl tries to lure a cat towards her as the sun shone over the Ċittadella in Gozo.

  • Design competitions for housing projects being launched

    Design competitions for housing projects being launched

    Architects sought to design social housing The Kamra tal-Periti has agreed on a new scheme on housing for the vulnerable, which will allow projects to be judged on the basis of their design. For years, the Kamra tal-Periti has been promoting the...

  • Din l-Art Ħelwa appeals for funds to repair storm damage

    Din l-Art Ħelwa appeals for funds to repair storm damage

    The weekend’s storm did not spare historical sites managed by Din l-Art Ħelwa, uprooting ancient trees and damaging historic monuments, with repair costs running into thousands of euros. The NGO is appealing for funds to cover urgent repairs, as...

  • Display of archived pieces

    Display of archived pieces

    Wiki Loves Art 2019, a selection of works that have been collected from events held at St James Cavalier and from the Spazju Kreattiv programme between the years 2013 and 2018 are currently being presented at Space A, Spazju Kreattiv at St James...

  • Additional Gozo Channel trips for carnival weekend

    Additional Gozo Channel trips for carnival weekend

    Additional Gozo Channel trips are being organised during the carnival weekend to make Gozo more accessible. The company said additional trips from Mġarr will be made at 12.45am and at 2.30am and from Ċirkewwa at 1.30am and at 3am on Sunday. A...

  • Talk presenting dynamics study on Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum

    Talk presenting dynamics study on Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum

    The Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum is one of only three World Heritage sites found in Malta. Located in Paola, it consists of a subterranean network of interconnected chambers and passageways that date back to the period 4000 to 2500BC. The memory of its...

  • Aviation in Malta

    The introduction of the Aircraft Registration Act in 2010, with its subsequent amendments, was crucial in allowing Malta to develop itself into an aviation hub, setting a strong yet flexible legal framework and positioning Malta as an attractive...

  • What happened on... February 28

    What happened on... February 28

    10 years ago The Times Saturday, February 28, 2009 Unions’ rally told of possible 15% tariffs cut The government plans to cut the utility rates by 15 per cent in the coming weeks, General Workers’ Union general secretary Tony Zarbsaid yesterday,...

  • Announcements - February 28, 2019

    Announcements - February 28, 2019

    Obituaries FAVA – JOSEPH M. Welcomed by the Risen Lord on February 13, at the age of 86. Sadly grieved but lovingly remembered by his widow Eunice, his son Paul and partner Rebecca, his daughter Alison and husband David Key, his brother Anthony...

  • Another hailstorm briefly turns some localities white

    Another hailstorm briefly turns some localities white

    A short but intense hailstorm turned some localities white on Wednesday evening. Residents reported hail in Sliema, Valletta, Fgura and Paola. The picture above, by Aron Tanti, was taken in Fgura. The picture below, showing the storm cloud rolling...

  • Talk about hypogeum environmental data by Heritage Malta

    Talk about hypogeum environmental data by Heritage Malta

    Heritage Malta is organising a lecture about environmental data gathered at Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum. The Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum in Paola is a complex of interconnecting rock-cut chambers set on three levels. Its significant archaeological value has...

  • Second edition of the National Readathon launched in primary schools

    Second edition of the National Readathon launched in primary schools

    The National Literacy Agency together with the President’s Trust Foundation have launched the Second National Readathon in Primary Schools. Funds collected from this year’s edition will be used for educational resources for non-verbal children...

  • Curious features of Mdina

    Curious features of Mdina

    How many times have you walked across the bridge to Mdina and roamed around its quaint, narrow streets? Probably, too often to count. But have you ever noticed the openings of the Bronze Age grain silos in the fortifications? Or the peeping...