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  • Cyclists pedal more than 1,000km to raise cancer research funds

    Cyclists pedal more than 1,000km to raise cancer research funds

    A group of 29 cyclists have pedalled more than 1,000 kilometres in a week hoping to raise awareness about much-needed funding for cancer research. Over five years, the Alive Foundation has raised €525,000 for all kinds of local cancer research and...

  • Observe this century's longest lunar eclipse with the naked eye

    Observe this century's longest lunar eclipse with the naked eye

    If you want to observe the total lunar eclipse - this century's longest - with the naked eye on Friday, head to Fort St Elmo from 8pm on Friday. Activities are being organised by the University’s Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy, the...

  • Crowds flock to Birżebbuġa prehistoric sites

    Crowds flock to Birżebbuġa prehistoric sites

    Almost 2,000 people took advantage of the open days at Għar Dalam and Borġ in-Nadur, two prehistoric sites in Birżebbuġa, last weekend. The relevance of Għar Dalam as a prehistoric site was discovered in the latter half of the 19th century with a...

  • What happened on... July 26

    What happened on... July 26

    10 years ago - The Times Saturday, July 26, 2008 Fishermen lease plane to look for missing boy The Armed Forces of Malta and fishermen yesterday conducted separate aerial searches for 11-year-old Theo Bugeja who is still unaccounted for since his...

  • Announcements - July 26, 2018

    Announcements - July 26, 2018

    BUSUTTIL. On July 25, DONALD, aged 90, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of the Holy church.  He leaves to mourn his loss his daughters Josette and her husband Paul, and Rita, widow of the late Tony, their respective families, brother...

  • A sleepover with bats

    A sleepover with bats

    A ‘Night at the Museum’ event will be held on Friday at 8pm at the National Museum of Natural History in Mdina. One can spend a whole night at the museum in the company of the curators, going through the dark corridors looking at and discussing...

  • President's Trust teams up with crypto giant Binance

    President's Trust teams up with crypto giant Binance

    The President’s Trust has joined forces with the charitable arm of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange to explore ways in which blockchain technology can be used in NGO settings. A memorandum of understanding signed between the Trust and...

  • Three women climb to the top of Europe for Julian

    Three women climb to the top of Europe for Julian

    Three women have just summited Europe's tallest mountain in a bid to raise funds for the recovery of a three-year-old Maltese boy who suffers from cerebral palsy. Tezara Camilleri, Celine Xuereb and Sofia Sarkas reached the peak of Mount Elbrus in...

  • Etruscan urns in national collection to go on temporary display

    Etruscan urns in national collection to go on temporary display

    Etruscan urns in the national collection, normally kept in storage, are being displayed in a temporary exhibition at the National Museum of Archaeology up to September 23, Heritage Malta said. The national collection includes artefacts excavated...

  • Façade of Marsascala old parish church restored

    Façade of Marsascala old parish church restored

    The façade of Marsascala's old parish church has been restored, in an eight-month project undertaken by the Culture Ministry's restoration directorate.  The façade was deteriorating and was visibly damaged, with missing stonework, a soiled upper...

  • Longest total lunar eclipse in a century on Friday

    Longest total lunar eclipse in a century on Friday

    Malta will get the chance to feast its eyes on the longest total lunar eclipse of the century on Friday when the silvery moon will turn a blood red and spend a whopping 103 minutes in the Earth’s shadow, according to astronomers. To mark this...

  • What happened on... July 25

    What happened on... July 25

    10 years ago The Times Friday, July 25, 2008 Berlusconi pledges to push Malta’s case The meeting between Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi and Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi was, as predicted, dominated by talks on illegal migration but they also...

  • Fundraising Din l-Art Ħelwa dinner at San Anton

    Din l-Art Ħelwa is holding a mid-summer dinner at San Anton to raise funds for its ongoing restoration of national heritage sites. Singer and keyboard player Godwin Lucas, accompanied by Italian musician Dario on the saxophone, will provide...

  • Watch: Shear magic

    Watch: Shear magic

    Updated 4.23pm - Added video Hundreds of nature-lovers this summer enjoyed the magic of witnessing adult shearwaters rafting on the water before returning to their nests in the Ta’ Ċenċ cliffs. Led by environmental NGO BirdLife Malta’s LIFE...

  • Announcements - July 25, 2018

    Announcements - July 25, 2018

    ATTARD. On July 18, at the General Hospital, Victoria, Gozo, ANTON F. passed away at the age of 75, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his sister Antonia, his brother Joe, his sister Carmen and her husband Joseph...

  • What happened on... July 24

    What happened on... July 24

    10 years ago - The Times Thursday, July 24, 2008 Transport reform seeks to increase patronage The government yesterday launched a vision document on public transport reform which has to be in place by 2015 but has to start in 2010. The main aim of...

  • Announcements - July 24, 2018

    Announcements - July 24, 2018

    BRINCAT. On July 21, at Simblija Care Home, notary JOSEPH, aged 90, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his beloved wife Mary Grace, his children Mark and his wife Margaret, Stephen and his...

  • Award-winning ABBA tribute band to perform in Malta

    Award-winning ABBA tribute band to perform in Malta

    The multi award-winning ABBA tribute band ABBA Revival will take to the stage in Malta later this year, promising an incredible night of singing and dancing at Gianpula Village on November 9 in aid of the Save Valletta’s Skyline appeal. This...

  • Night at the museum on Friday

    Night at the museum on Friday

    Heritage Malta is organising a sleepover at the National Museum of Natural History on Friday. A limited number of people will have the opportunity to spend the night at the museum, where staff and curators will lead those present on a series of...

  • New discoveries at Roman Villa in Żejtun

    New discoveries at Roman Villa in Żejtun

    A Roman Villa in Żejtun continued to be used as an olive oil-producing establishment until the end of the third century AD, the University of Malta’s Archaeology department has found. A preliminary study of the coins and fragments of imported...