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  • For curvy women who want to dress young

    Violeta by Mango launched its new autumn/winter campaign featuring Ashley Graham which, under the slogan I Am What I Am, pays tribute to empowered and feisty women. To let it be known and shout to the world “this is how we are and we like it”. I...

  • Photo of the week - October 14, 2018

    Photo of the week - October 14, 2018

    A tryptic soya agar plate inoculated with liquidised ġbejna contaminated during manufacture. The cheese is home to a variety of bacteria and fungi, including Penicillium sp., which yield the fuzzy blue-green colonies seen on the agar plate.

  • Only man and woman

    Only man and woman

    Dolce&Gabbana Beauty launched The Only One, the new floral fragrance that captures the essence of sophisticated and hypnotising femininity. This eau de parfum introduces a new facet of the Dolce&Gabbana woman: her radiant allure and her innate joy...

  • Air Malta carries 35 per cent more passengers in August

    Air Malta carries 35 per cent more passengers in August

    Air Malta registered a 35 per cent increase in passengers on its Malta-based routes during August, its busiest month of the year, compared to last year. It carried a total of 244,799 passengers to and from Malta. Air Malta was one of the main...

  • Majestic Princess lands on world’s first floating runway in Sydney Harbour

    Majestic Princess lands on world’s first floating runway in Sydney Harbour

    Majestic Princess sailed into Sydney on the world’s first floating runway. The spectacular celebration was held to mark the maiden arrival of the ship, the largest Princess Cruises vessel ever to visit Australia. The 3,560-guest Majestic Princess...

  • New concept for Bols Around The World competition

    New concept for Bols Around The World competition

    To celebrate over a decade of the unrivalled Bols Around The World (BATW) competition, Lucas Bols is mixing things up in 2019 by inviting bar teams to participate.  Because at the end of the day, it takes a talented team to create a remarkable...

  • Skincare products with added moisture

    Skincare products with added moisture

    Phyris Hydro Active products have one special target: to moisturise the skin immediately with a long-lasting effect. This new generation of deep-moisturising combines active care with lasting protection against dehydration of the skin. Every skin...

  • Dizz Group CEO at Elisabetta Franchi’s Milan fashion show

    Dizz Group CEO at Elisabetta Franchi’s Milan fashion show

    Diane Izzo, CEO of Dizz Group, was among the VIPs present at a fashion show by Elisabetta Franchi during Milan Fashion Week. The spring/summer 2019 collection drew great applause from all those present. Guests were truly struck by the wonderful...

  • Stop measuring obesity with a ruler: we've found a much better way

    Stop measuring obesity with a ruler: we've found a much better way

    For over a century, we have relied on a simplistic measure to determine if someone is a “healthy” weight or not. This is the body mass index (BMI) – the ratio of a person’s weight to the square of their height. The limits of this ratio are clearly...

  • 'I was diagnosed with dyslexia at 10, and no one knew what to do with me'

    'I was diagnosed with dyslexia at 10, and no one knew what to do with me'

    Lara Sierra meets inspiring young dyslexics who have been told they have a disability their whole lives. They are learning, however, that dyslexia is a positive tool, which can be a starting point for a bright and visionary future. This is their...

  • The phone call that could literally change your life

    The phone call that could literally change your life

    When 66-year-old Mary Vella received a call for the National Breast Screening, she accepted the appointment and gave it little thought. Having no reason to believe there was anything amiss, she viewed it more as a routine test, optional, almost.

  • Climate change: 1.5°C is worth striving for – but is it feasible?

    Climate change: 1.5°C is worth striving for – but is it feasible?

    When the Paris Agreement in December 2015 called for the IPCC to put together a “Special Report” on Global Warming of 1.5°C, scientists knew very little about the exact differences that half a degree makes (1.5°C versus 2°C). Never before have so...

  • Keeping abreast of latest techniques

    Keeping abreast of latest techniques

    It is important to raise awareness on breast cancer and learn more about what detection methods are available. Because there is good scientific evidence that regular breast imaging detects breast cancer at an early stage (when there are no lumps...

  • Colourful life: Benjamin Moore makes gray its colour of the year

    Colourful life: Benjamin Moore makes gray its colour of the year

    Paint, colour and coatings brand Benjamin Moore has announced its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2019 – Metropolitan AF-690, a stylish gray with cool undertones. The Benjamin Moore Colour of the Year 2019 was unveiled to leading interior...

  • In crackdown, US seeks details on new electronic cigarettes

    In crackdown, US seeks details on new electronic cigarettes

    Faced with a proliferation of new electronic cigarettes and a sharp rise in teen vaping, the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday sent letters to 21 electronic cigarette manufacturers seeking information to assess whether the products are...

  • Sight-impaired people could use more technology - if only it were cheaper

    Sight-impaired people could use more technology - if only it were cheaper

    Since the advent of home broadband, smartphones and other internet-enabled devices, there has been a shift in how we communicate with each other. The internet has certainly made many aspects of life easier, but for those with a disability, digital...

  • Caesarean births almost double worldwide

    Caesarean births almost double worldwide

    Rates of caesarean section births almost doubled between 2000 and 2015 – from 12 to 21 percent worldwide - new research has found, with the life-saving surgery unavailable to many women in poor countries while often over-used in richer ones. The...

  • Should you hide negative emotions from children?

    Should you hide negative emotions from children?

        From crying in the toilet to leaving the house in a rage, many parents and carers don’t want their children to see them getting emotional. But is this the right thing to do, or should you come clean about your fear of spiders or how angry you...

  • ‘Not a day went by when I didn’t wish my father by my side’

    ‘Not a day went by when I didn’t wish my father by my side’

    Former Labour MP Karl Chircop passed away 10 years ago today. His son Jan, a medical doctor who has followed in his father’s footsteps, talks to Simonne Pace about the joy of being able to relive his father through his profession. Jan Chircop was...

  • Getting to the bottom of Chardonnay blends

    Getting to the bottom of Chardonnay blends

    Though blended white wines (made from two or more grape varieties) have been produced in Europe for centuries, they aren’t always fully appreciated. And yet, they can be wonderful bottles that have the prowess to fascinate aficionados like a...