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  • Valletta just beats Gozo as top film location

    Valletta just beats Gozo as top film location

    Valletta was the most popular location in films, just pipping Gozo to the honour, being used for 20 of the 242 filmed there in the past 20 years. Gozo was used 18 times, according to research by Go Compare Travel. Overall, Malta was the 81st most...

  • Ryanair announces plans to double capacity in France

    Ryanair announces plans to double capacity in France

    Ryanair plans to double its capacity in France over the next four years to around 20 million passengers per year following its December decision to recognise unions for the first time, a senior executive said on Wednesday. The Irish airline, which...

  • Watch: The Pope's Diplomats (ARTE)

    Watch: The Pope's Diplomats (ARTE)

    The Vatican state is the world’s smallest sovereign entity but probably has the most influential diplomatic corps at its disposal. Whether in the Middle East conflict, the refugee crisis or the thaw in relations between Cuba and the USA, Pope...

  • Valletta – My City, My Story

    Valletta – My City, My Story

    Heritage Malta launched the book Valletta – My City, My Story on the occasion of Valletta 2018 as the European Capital of Culture. The book narrates the early years of Valletta and its inhabitants, brought back to life as the reader wanders...

  • This week at the cinema - January 17, 2018

    This week at the cinema - January 17, 2018

    Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)Genre: Crime dramaDirector: Martin McDonaghStarring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Abbie Cornish, Lucas Hedges, Zeljko IvanekDuration: 115 minutesClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd The...

  • Kim Kardashian announces birth of 3rd child, this one by surrogate

    Kim Kardashian announces birth of 3rd child, this one by surrogate

    Kim Kardashian and husband Kanye West announced their third child on Tuesday, a girl born to a surrogate. "Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl," Kardashian said in a message on her app. The couple...

  • Death of Cranberries star O'Riordan not suspicious - police

    Death of Cranberries star O'Riordan not suspicious - police

    The death in London of Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan is not being treated as suspicious, police said on Tuesday, as tributes flowed in for one of Ireland's most successful artists. O'Riordan, 46, was found dead in a London hotel on...

  • Watch: The nuclear accident covered up for 30 years (ARTE)

    Watch: The nuclear accident covered up for 30 years (ARTE)

    An explosion in a Russian nuclear facility in the Urals in 1957 was as damaging as the Chernobyl disaster. The Russian authorities covered it up for over 30 years. When suspiciously high levels of radioactivity were detected all over Europe in...

  • Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly at 46

    Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly at 46

    Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of rock group The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday at the age of 46 during a trip to London for a recording session, her publicist said. The Irish group, which combined indie guitar with O'Riordan's...

  • Watch: A Camera for the Masses (ARTE)

    Watch: A Camera for the Masses (ARTE)

    In the 1920s Jacques Bolsey invented the Bolex, the first camera for the masses. An intimate portrait of the man and his most famous invention. Filmmakers such as Wim Wenders, Spike Lee and Barbara Hammer tell how this hardy little camera...

  • Baroque festival to extend beyond Valletta

    Baroque festival to extend beyond Valletta

    The sixth edition of the Valletta International Baroque Festival will run from January 13 to 27 with two weeks of gorgeous music spread over 26 events in 14 locations across Malta. The event is produced and managed by the Manoel Theatre and is now...

  • Take the chill off winter days

    Take the chill off winter days

    As winter chills settle in, one way to warm up from the inside out is with family meals centred around a delicious bowl of comfort food like pasta, soups and stews. Recipes courtesy of Bertolli.com. By planning your weeknight menu to include...

  • Sicily’s hidden gems: The town between the dragon’s teeth 

    Sicily’s hidden gems: The town between the dragon’s   teeth 

    Caltabellotta is a little known Sicilian town of exceptional beauty, only an hour away from Palermo. The locals say that it lies between the dragon’s teeth – as it is situated against the cliff face of a mountain which has two high, protruding...

  • Detail derailed

    Detail derailed

    Club SushiSt Julian’s, Paceville Food: 5/10Service: 8/10Ambience: 6/10Value: 7/10Overall: 6/10 Knocking out everything from temaki to tak kangjung, this is a warm, unfancified place. The staff are all ease and friendliness. The decor is simple...

  • Cezanne’s works celebrated on the big screen

    Eden Cinemas is presenting the on-screen exhibition Cezanne – Portraits of a Life on January 23 at 8.15pm and January 28 at 3pm. One cannot appreciate 20th-century art without understanding the significance and genius of Paul Cézanne. The...

  • A daunting gauntlet

    A daunting gauntlet

    The Darkest Hour 5 starsDirector: Joe WrightStars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott ThomasDuration: 125 minsClass: TBCKRS Releasing Ltd That Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill is one of the most revered figures in British history is...

  • Further into The Further

    Further into The Further

    The Insidious horror franchise continues unabated, the films taking a total box office – at time of writing – of €400 million on an overall budget of €25 million. And, if across the four films to date reviews have been mixed, like many franchises...

  • Freddie Portelli goes digital

    Il-kbir għadu ġej (which roughly translates as ‘the best is yet to come’) isn’t just the title of one of Freddie Portelli’s many albums; it is a saying that has become synonymous with Malta’s undisputed King of Rock ’n’ Roll... a phrase that rings...

  • Watch: Are the police above the law? (ARTE)

    Watch: Are the police above the law? (ARTE)

    The polemic and positive news show. Up for debate in this edition: are the Police above the law? and is better quality and cheaper food a real possibility?

  • Ongoing momentum

    Ongoing momentum

    Sporting the apt tag line ‘It all starts here…’, the Mcast end-of- year students’ exhibition has long been a permanent fixture in the calendar of most creatives and artists, thanks to the fact that it gives many the opportunity to familiarise...