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  • Breast cancer diagnosis by AI now as good as human experts

    Breast cancer diagnosis by AI now as good as human experts

    Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. It accounts for 15% of all new cases in the country, and about one in eight women will be diagnosed with it during their lifetime. In the NHS, breast cancer screening routinely includes a...

  • Marsovin celebrates 100th anniversary

    Marsovin celebrates 100th anniversary

    On April 27, Marsovin, Malta’s household name synonymous with premium locally-produced wines, celebrated its 100th anniversary in the distinguished presence of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Michelle Muscat, at the Mediterranean Conference...

  • Egypt's rebounding tourism threatens Red Sea corals

    Egypt's rebounding tourism threatens Red Sea corals

    In serene turquoise waters off Egypt's Red Sea coast, scuba divers ease among delicate pink jellyfish and admire coral - yet a rebounding tourism sector threatens the fragile marine ecosystem. The Red Sea is a top scuba diving destination, but...

  • UK police probe hundreds of premature hospital deaths

    UK police probe hundreds of premature hospital deaths

    British police opened an investigation on Tuesday into a hospital where hundreds of patients are believed to have died prematurely after being given powerful painkillers. Police are examining the care provided to patients who died at Gosport War...

  • Star goes stellar

    Star goes stellar

    Clare Agius is a woman who wears many hats: she’s an actress, a TV presenter and producer, and now a social media influencer in her own right. Understandably, juggling all that while also going through the daily tasks that come with being a mother...

  • Parental catch-22

    Parental catch-22

    Traditional perceptions of the respective roles of parents in their child’s upbringing belong in the past. Recent years have seen notable changes in the way parental responsibilities are shared between parents. The respective ‘traditional’ roles...

  • Refreshingly different

    Refreshingly different

    DS is remembered as Citroen’s forward-thinking model back in the 1950s, and the firm aimed to capitalise on that beloved heritage by re-launching the model name in 2010 with its DS3 – a genuinely likeable supermini. But as of 2015, it’s been...

  • Hitting the headlines

    Hitting the headlines

    The attention of the boy was drawn to the main story and pictures splashed across the front page of a leading Dutch newspaper. It recounted the story of a murder that had taken place along the Amsterdam North Sea canal. An Italian man was found...

  • Hitting the luxury nail on the head

    Hitting the luxury nail on the head

    BMW has long been an established contender in the SUV market. Since the X5 debuted in 1999, it’s gone on to become one of the recognisable faces in the premium large car segment which has gone on to spawn a series of niche-busting X cars. There is...

  • Sleek operator

    Sleek operator

    The Mercedes-Benz A-Class line-up is a bit of a confusing one, but the fact it offers two different saloons is particularly difficult to fathom from a layman’s perspective. The difference – in Mercedes’ eyes – is that while the ‘regular’ A-Class...

  • Attack on the recruits’ camp at Għadira – April 25, 1942

    Attack on the recruits’ camp at   Għadira – April 25, 1942

    Mellieħa, being an isolated village with no military objectives, suffered relatively few attacks during World War II. Bombs occasionally did fall in the area, but mostly in fields and on rocky garigue. So it proved to be a safe haven for many...

  • The Victoria Lines trail

    The Victoria Lines trail

    The Victoria Lines is a network of fortifications built by the British Armed Forces during the second half of the 19th century consisting of a number of different elements: forts, batteries, entrenchments, searchlight emplacements and howitzer...

  • Low-calorie diet could reverse Type 2 diabetes – study

    Low-calorie diet could reverse Type 2 diabetes – study

    Simonne Pace catches up with Roy Taylor, professor of medicine and metabolism at Newcastle University, ahead of his talk in Malta on a possibly new diabetes cure involving diet supervision by GPs. Groundbreaking research on putting Type 2 diabetes...

  • Fusion confusion

    Fusion confusion

    Lapo and LukeVault 1, St Angelo Waterfront, VittoriosaTel: 2180 8990 Food: 7/10Service: 7/10Ambience: 7/10Value: 7/10Overall: 7/10 We live on a tiny island. At three hundred odd kilometres squared, you can get almost anywhere in an hour or so...

  • Artisan jewellery collection marks 10 years

    Artisan jewellery collection marks 10 years

    Artisan jewellery maker Marpesia recently celebrated 10 years of operation with the launch of a new collection at the showroom in San Ġwann, where Martina Guillaumier, the brains behind the brand, walked guests through her new designs. She is seen...

  • Nestlé in Malta recycles thousands of jars and cartons in 2018

    Nestlé in Malta recycles thousands of jars and cartons in 2018

    Nestlé, and specifically Malta’s favourite coffee brand Nescafé, has recycled more than 433,000 jars and 300,000 carton boxes, all collected in 2018 alone. Through the Nescafé Collect Scheme consumers were encouraged to collect their empty Nescafé...

  • Sliema youths’ challenge

    Sliema youths’ challenge

    The Sliema Waterpolo Academy under-13s recently experienced the International Calcaterra Challenge in Rome. Seen here is the team – together with their coaches, Dejan Simeonov and his assistant Alexander Attard Littshwager – which placed 13th from...

  • Delicate and refreshing Beefeater Pink

    The launch of Beefeater Pink is the latest bold expression from the world’s most awarded gin brand. Fusing natural strawberry flavour, citrus and classic juniper botanicals, Beefeater Pink is a delicate and refreshing gin and one that is visually...

  • YES! supports Run the #WaveofChange

    YES! bars were one of the sponsors of the environmental awareness campaign Run the #WaveofChange – a combined marathon and clean-up activity that seeks to combat the growing problem of rubbish and plastic pollution on the Maltese islands. The...

  • Why STEM is a strategic investment, not a luxury

    Why STEM is a strategic investment, not a luxury

    A nation’s progress is increasingly reliant on the exploitation of scientific, technical, engineering and mathematical (STEM) knowledge. Active citizenship, a population’s wellbeing and the economy are supported by STEM know-how. These are all key...