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  • Malta welcomes Fendi

    Malta welcomes Fendi

    Synonymous with the world’s leading brands, Sarto continues to cater to the ever-growing demands of Malta’s discerning fashion lover by adding Fendi to its portfolio. Spring 2019 marks another milestone for the Malta-based retailer with the...

  • An astonishing discovery

    An astonishing discovery

    After five years of re-search, La Prairie has developed two powerful products that, when used together, provide extraordinary illumination to the skin. In testing the efficacy of White Caviar Illuminating Pearl Infusion and White Caviar Crème...

  • International fashion brand George to open at Main Street Complex

    International fashion brand George will soon be opening a new store at Main Street Shopping Complex, Paola, offering women’s, men’s and children’s clothing collections and accessories. The complex is now 100 per cent occupied. George at ASDA,...

  • Forging better balance and equality

    Forging better balance and equality

    Research has shown a direct correlation between the increase in national economic growth and positive female workforce participation. From a business perspective, research of Fortune 500 companies found that those with at least one female board...

  • Giant tortoise thought extinct is found on Galapagos

    Giant tortoise thought extinct is found on Galapagos

    Conservationists in the Galapagos Islands have found a giant tortoise from a species thought to have become extinct more than a century ago. The adult female tortoise was found on the island of Fernandina in the west of the Pacific archipelago,...

  • New data in eternal debate over eggs, heart health

    New data in eternal debate over eggs, heart health

    The debate over whether eggs are good for you is age-old: while a good source of protein, they also contain potentially harmful cholesterol. Now, a new study - published Friday by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) - has...

  • Why shouldn't men wear skirts?

    Why shouldn't men wear skirts?

    Year on year, predictions are made that skirts will finally be adopted by men as an extension of their regular clothing. Prompted by international fashion weeks and glittering award ceremonies, the idea seems to be that men who make bold...

  • Venice had its own 'Airbnb problem' during the Renaissance

    Venice had its own 'Airbnb problem' during the Renaissance

    Cities around the world have had difficulties balancing the interests of visitors with the needs of residents, as holiday rental platforms such as Airbnb have grown in popularity and size. Evidence shows that the conversion of rented homes to...

  • Staying sober… one day at a time

    Staying sober… one day at a time

    Some 200 people this weekend attend the 13th Alcoholics Anonymous Malta International Convention.  Jack stands at the corner of the busy street, clenching his hands tightly in his grey hoodie pockets, staring blankly ahead at the bustling street,...

  • Baby boomers are increasingly more likely to risk drink-driving than millennials

    Baby boomers are increasingly more likely to risk drink-driving than millennials

    “Baby boomers”, all now over the age of 50, have shown the fastest rise in rates of alcohol and drug misuse over the past 15 years – and this is playing out on Britain’s roads. At first glance, the latest data on reported accidents and casualties...

  • 'Bar truck' brings a bit of life back to French villages

    'Bar truck' brings a bit of life back to French villages

    The traditional French cafe where people of all stripes have customarily met is becoming a rare sight in many villages, but a man with a van - and a liquor licence - is making the rounds to help revive rural socialising. On a brisk recent Friday,...

  • Delicata’s wine barrel art exhibition opens

    Delicata’s wine barrel art exhibition opens

    The Bettija’rt | wine.art.living art exhibition organised by the Delicata winery is now open to the public until April 24 at Is-Suq Tal-Belt, Valletta Food Market in Valletta, each day from 8am till late. Ten artists are collectively exhibiting...

  • Suffer the children: how air pollution hurts the youngest

    Suffer the children: how air pollution hurts the youngest

    Air pollution can have devastating health effects for people of all ages, but children are more vulnerable and face specific risks that can last a lifetime, experts say. Why are children more vulnerable? Children breathe faster than adults and are...

  • Hospital disinfectants should be regulated like antibiotics - study

    Hospital disinfectants should be regulated like antibiotics - study

    Bacterial resistance to two disinfectants used in large amounts to control the spread of hospital infections is strongly associated with resistance to several antibiotics used to treat common infections, our latest study shows. Our analysis,...

  • Imagine a world where you cannot create Downfall memes

    Imagine a world where you cannot create Downfall memes

    The European parliament will vote at the end of March 2019 on a proposal to reform EU copyright law. Under this proposal, online platforms arguably have to introduce technological filters to tackle copyright infringements. This will be of...

  • S.Africa medics use 3-D printer for middle ear transplant

    S.Africa medics use 3-D printer for middle ear transplant

    South African surgeons have successfully performed the world's first transplant of middle-ear bones that uses 3-D printed components, a research university said. The technique "may be the answer to conductive hearing loss - a middle ear problem...

  • New alcohol abuse study could unlock secrets to beating genetic diseases

    New alcohol abuse study could unlock secrets to beating genetic diseases

    Human Genome Project has not lived up to the hype on beating disease, but new alcohol abuse study could change that It is almost 20 years since Bill Clinton joined Tony Blair to announce the first rough sequencing of the human genome to tremendous...

  • Ugly veg: supermarkets aren't the biggest food wasters – you are

    Ugly veg: supermarkets aren't the biggest food wasters – you are

    “Ugly” or “wonky” veg were blamed for up to 40% of wasted fruit and vegetables in 2013, as produce was discarded for failing to meet retailer appearance standards. About 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted worldwide every year and, of this, fruit...

  • Why does breast cancer recur?

    Why does breast cancer recur?

    For breast cancer survivors, the risk of tumours returning casts a long shadow, with recurrence possible up to two decades after a diagnosis. But new research could help identify and treat those most in danger. Doctors have traditionally relied on...

  • Hurricane hotspots face more devastation as storms cluster

    Hurricane hotspots face more devastation as storms cluster

    Melting glaciers, rising sea levels, global warming and violent storms: the effects of climate change are well documented. But a growing weather trend that has caused much concern is storm clustering – when three (sometimes more) hurricanes or...