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  • The getaway driver

    The getaway driver

    Sea Salt43, Rudolph StreetSliemaTel: 2760 3343 Food: 7/10Service: 8/10Value: 9/10Overall: 8/10 I’ve often had a go at our dietary choices. I lament our insistence on eating carbohydrate-laden foods when we live on a tiny archipelago. Should we not...

  • Dolce & Gabbana controversy

    Dolce & Gabbana controversy

    Fiery and impulsive, Stefano Gabbana is as well known for his temper as he is for his beautiful dresses but last week he took things too far when in a private chat he called Chinese people dog eaters and “ignorant dirty smelling Mafia” just hours...

  • New book on the Maltese Vittoriesi

    A new book by Arnold Cassola uncovers the names of over 300 Maltese who were buried in Vittoria, Sicily, and its neighbouring seaside town, Scoglitti, during the course of two centuries, from 1628 till 1846.  The book, which is  based on research...

  • Faiza’s polyptych

    John P. Portelli: Kulħadd barra Fajża (Everyone but Faiza)Horizons, 2018. John P. Portelli’s latest offering by way of his fast-growing body of literary works is a new novel with shades of mystery and intrigue painted from an existential palette...

  • A web of narrative

    A web of narrative

    With a presence as intense as it is captivating, it is little wonder that Jon Aeydn King is as dynamic as his writings. With two books already under his belt, he returns with PostHuman Blaze, an illustrated photography and what he is terming a...

  • Facets of Maltese culture

    Facets of Maltese culture

    From the fresh water crab to lampuki and lizards, the latest Charles & Ron show brings together different elements tied to our island in the designers’ trademark tribute to everything indigenous. Review by Anna-Marie Galea. Unveiled at the Hearts...

  • AFM remembrance ceremony

    AFM remembrance ceremony

    A Mass was celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Galea Curmi in the chapel of Luqa Barracks in memory of deceased members of the Armed Forces of Malta, especially those who passed away this year. The chaplain of the Armed Forces, Fr Joe Meli, and...

  • Art exhibition in aid of charity

    Art exhibition in aid of charity

    Maria Schaerrer Busuttil hosted her second local art exhibition entitled Earth Elements at her private residence in Għargħur. The exhibition showcased her latest works and included bronzes, ceramic sculptures and paintings. Profits from the sale...

  • Fly to discover Turkey

    Fly to discover Turkey

    If you are ready to meet with a rich culture accompanied by enchanting sceneries, one can fly with Turkish Airlines from Malta to Istanbul between January 7 and March 31, 2019 by purchasing tickets until December 7, 2018, with prices starting from...

  • Who is science for?

    Who is science for?

    Science is a way of understanding ourselves, our surroundings and quenching our thirst for the unknown. A researcher is someone who asks and attempts to answer questions. Isn’t that the same as the rest of society? So, why do we need to...

  • Myth debunked: Alcohol kills brain cells

    Myth debunked: Alcohol kills  brain  cells

    Whether you’re 17 and just had your first ever vodka-red bull shot, or if 15 years later you’ve had a rough week at work and resort to some whisky to forget about your unfinished paperwork, we’ve all heard and ignored the phrase ‘alcohol kills...

  • Leather bags for Saz Mifsud’s latest collection

    Leather bags for Saz Mifsud’s latest collection

    Fashion and textile designer Saz Mifsud’s 2019 collection features for the first time printed leather handbags and purses. Her designs take their theme from the avian world, with peacocks and parrots adorning a collection of silk scarves,...

  • Photo of the week - December 2, 2018

    Photo of the week - December 2, 2018

    A small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula) swimming in the sea for the first time during Shark-Lab Malta’s most recent shark release, during which they released their 300th shark.

  • Delicata Winery calls for artists

    The Delicata winery has just launched Malta’s first barrel art contest christened Bettija’rt/wine.art.living with €1,000 in prize money and other rewards to be earned. The inaugural edition is organised in association with Is-Suq tal-Belt Valletta...

  • #CorinthiaSocialWeekends

    #CorinthiaSocialWeekends

    The Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in Attard has launched a chic new concept for the winter season – fabulous lunches in the stunning Villa Corinthia on Saturdays and Sundays. Crafted to offer something discerning to weekend diners, the concept...

  • A good night’s sleep

    A good night’s sleep

    The Westin Dragonara Resort embraces restful sleep as one of its six well-being pillars. The resort believes nothing restores your mind and body like restful sleep. To activate this pillar the hotel recently held a Sleep Well workshop aimed to...

  • Double Red Strong Ale in a can to enjoy from home

    Double Red Strong Ale in a can to enjoy from home

    Following the successful launch of Blue Label Amber Ale Nitro Smooth & Creamy in a 44cl can last year, Farsons Brewery has now launched Double Red Strong Ale in a Nitro Smooth & Creamy version, also in a 44cl can. Karl Bondin, beers brand manager...

  • Make-up with caring ingredients

    Make-up with caring ingredients

    IDUN Minerals is a Swedish cosmetics and skincare brand that has been making products without the usual suspects that are found in many other mainstream brands, including nickel, chrome, perfume, parabens, silicon, talc, oils, bismuth oxychloride...

  • Salmonella warning withdrawn

    Salmonella warning withdrawn

    The health authorities have withdrawn a salmonella warning in eggs produced by two Maltese farms.  Last July, the authorities had urged the public to refrain from buying eggs produced by St Joseph Farm-M. Xerri and a farm in Triq Santa Domenika,...

  • World Aids Day: Overcoming the STIgma

    World Aids Day: Overcoming the STIgma

    The World Health Organisation today marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day with the theme ‘Know Your Status’. Since 1988, World AIDS Day has been a platform to spread awareness and education about AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome)...