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  • Azimut showcases La Dolce Vita 3 in Milan

    Azimut showcases La Dolce Vita 3 in Milan

    For its debut at the Fuorisalone in Milan, Azimut Yachts selected Triennale Design Week to show off a 21-metre yacht, the S7, which took pride of place at the Palazzo dell’Arte in the area next to the main entrance. The impressive installation,...

  • Local scientists make drug discovery in quest to protect patients at risk of stroke

    Local scientists make drug discovery in quest to protect patients at risk of stroke

    A newly-discovered drug that protects rodent brains from being damaged after a stroke could pave the way for medical trials into treatments for patients at high risk of such brain conditions.   The drug, named QNZ-46, was discovered by a team of...

  • MIA welcomes first direct flight from Nice

    MIA welcomes first direct flight from Nice

    Holidaymakers who have been eyeing the French Riviera for a summer getaway can now make it to France's Côte d'Azur in just two hours.  The first Volotea flight between Nice and Malta landed at Malta International Airport on Thursday, marking the...

  • Quality clothing need not cost a fortune

    Quality clothing need not cost a fortune

    With the name sitting elegantly at the centre of its majestic glass facade, NOOS attracts shoppers from all walks of life who cannot but fall in love with the layout and interior décor of the store, its latest trending collections and varied...

  • Dangers of selective breeding

    Dangers of selective breeding

    On World Veterinary Day, Carmel Lino Vella highlights the health and welfare issues resulting from the breeding of dogs with excessive traits and/or genetic disorders. In recent years, veterinarians of companion animals have been regularly faced...

  • London's Royal Parks to get a Maltese touch

    London's Royal Parks to get a Maltese touch

    A Maltese architect's award-winning UK studio has been commissioned to create a fleet of free-standing kiosks for London's Royal Parks.  The nine Mizzi Studio-designed kiosks will cater to hungry and thirsty patrons in iconic London sites Hyde...

  • Atlas encompasses wide-ranging topics relating to plastic pollution

    Atlas encompasses wide-ranging topics relating to plastic pollution

    A new book has gathered a variety of information about plastic pollution, hoping to provoke more action to tackle this scourge. Through 60 topics, the Plastic Soup Atlas of the World highlights this global environmental problem. The first 30...

  • William and Kate reveal new baby son's name

    William and Kate reveal new baby son's name

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their baby son Louis Arthur Charles. The couple's third child, who was born on Monday April 23, will be known as Prince Louis, Kensington Palace announced after a four-day wait. The Palace said in a...

  • People still confused by lifestyles that cause cancer

    People still confused by lifestyles that cause cancer

    About a third of cancers could be prevented with lifestyle changes – that’s roughly a million cases of cancer in Europe each year. You might have thought that by now most people would be aware of what the lifestyle risks are, but you’d be wrong.

  • Sweet tax may be more effective than soft drinks' one

    Sweet tax may be more effective than soft drinks' one

    A 10% tax on sweet snacks could lead to a greater overall reduction in sugar consumption than taxing soft drinks alone, according to a study. Adding 10% to the price of chocolate, confectionery, cakes and biscuits could lead to a drop in purchases...

  • Hotel key cards, even invalid ones, help hackers break into rooms

    Hotel key cards, even invalid ones, help hackers break into rooms

    By getting hold of a widely used hotel key card, an attacker could create a master key to unlock any room in the building without leaving a trace, Finnish security researchers said in a study published on Wednesday, solving a 14-year-old...

  • First polar bear born in the tropics dies at 27 in Singapore zoo

    First polar bear born in the tropics dies at 27 in Singapore zoo

    Singapore on Wednesday mourned the death of the first polar bear born and bred in the tropical island city, put down by wildlife authorities after a five-year battle with health difficulties stemming from old age. Inuka, a 27-year-old animal who...

  • Restaurant launches new brand identity

    Restaurant launches new brand identity

    The Lord Nelson Restaurant in Mosta recently celebrated the launch of its new brand identity with its first wine and dine event, treating guests to a selection of dishes from its new menu which were each specifically paired with wine from the...

  • Wounded soldier gets world's first penis transplant in U.S. operation

    Wounded soldier gets world's first penis transplant in U.S. operation

    A soldier wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan has received the world's first complete penis and scrotum transplant, officials at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore said on Monday. A team of nine plastic surgeons and two...

  • N.Korea's Kim to be served Swiss rösti at inter-Korean summit

    N.Korea's Kim to be served Swiss rösti at inter-Korean summit

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be served Swiss rösti with a Korean twist at a summit on Friday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the South's presidential Blue House said on Tuesday. The fried potato dish was chosen as an homage to...

  • Monument to feminist trailblazer Fawcett unveiled outside London's parliament

    Monument to feminist trailblazer Fawcett unveiled outside London's parliament

    A statue of British women's rights leader Millicent Fawcett was unveiled in Parliament Square on Tuesday, the first monument to a woman to be erected on the historic site. Fawcett, one of the leading campaigners for equal rights, will be...

  • Ireland wins EU OK to tax sugary drinks on health grounds

    Ireland wins EU OK to tax sugary drinks on health grounds

    Ireland gained EU approval on Tuesday for a tax on sugary drinks after regulators said the levy would help the country tackle health and obesity issues. The ruling could help head off any challenges to taxes in other EU countries, including...

  • Neuroscience unlocking mysteries of the teenage brain

    Neuroscience unlocking mysteries of the teenage brain

    How would you describe an average teenager? For most people, the following characteristics might come to mind: moody, impulsive, risk taking, likely to succumb to peer pressure. While it’s clear that adolescence is a period of life that is rife...

  • World wine output falls to 60-year low

    World wine output falls to 60-year low

    Global wine output fell to its lowest level in 60 years in 2017 due to poor weather conditions in the European Union that slashed production in the bloc, international wine organisation OIV said. Wine production totalled 250 million hectolitres...

  • Taking cancer warnings - with a pinch of coffee

    Taking cancer warnings - with a pinch of coffee

    A California judge recently ruled that Starbucks and other coffee companies in the state must serve the drink with a cancer warning. The legal issue comes from the presence of acrylamide in coffee. This chemical is typically found in many foods...