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  • Spring in the air

    Spring in the air

    With spring in the air what better way to enjoy Malta’s coastline than a walk through the fields near Selmun.

  • Riding the waves

    Riding the waves

    Surfers took advantage of the strong winds to ride the waves at Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq over the past few days. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

  • Plastic covers

    Plastic covers

    A farmer covered his crops in fields on the outskirts of Mosta with plastic to protect them from the elements. The old plastic ‘tunnels’ were destroyed by the gale-force winds that lashed the country a few weeks ago. Photo: Jonathan Borg

  • Heavy load

    Heavy load

    Trucks waited in line outside a quarry in the limits of Għar Lapsi yesterday to offload their cargo of construction material. The drivers blamed new quarry regulations that only allowed in four trucks at a time. One of them said he had been...

  • Cooling off

    Cooling off

    A fisherman watches a horse and its trainer enjoy a swim in Marsaxlokk at the weekend. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

  • Spring is in the air

    Spring is in the air

    The pleasant weather over the past weekend will not last long as meteorologists are predicting a spate of bad weather, starting from today when winds of up to Force 8 are expected to blow over the island.

  • Making a splash

    Making a splash

    A dog seems unperturbed by the cold water as he plays with a ball at Golden Bay yesterday. Photo: Jonathan Borg

  • Smart view

    Smart view

    This ‘gentleman’ mannequin enjoys a bird’s-eye view of the hustle and bustle in the busy capital.

  • Silent city

    Silent city

    Natural flyovers created by aircraft hang over the silhouetted Mdina, Malta’s old capital and silent city.

  • Sign of the cross

    Sign of the cross

    The sun sets on the Laferla Cross, also known as is-Salib tal-Għolja, an early 20th-century religious landmark on the outskirts of Siġġiewi. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

  • Riding the waves 

    Riding the waves 

    Surfers took advantage of the relatively strong winds to ride the waves at Għajn Tuffieħa Bay over the past few days. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

  • Splash landing

    Splash landing

    A seagull takes a rest as waves hit the rocks at Qui-si-Sana in Sliema. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

  • Roses are red

    Roses are red

    Mickey Mouse is a much-loved Disney character and what better way to express your love than a fresh, red rose, especially on Valentine’s Day.  Photo: Chris Sant Founrier

  • Barrakka blast

    Barrakka blast

    An alternative view of the Saluting Battery cannon at the Upper Barrakka, as seen from Fort St Angelo, right across Grand Harbour.

  • Piano piano

    Piano piano

    A man stops on the stairs near Parliament building in Valletta to photograph Renzo Piano’s work of art.

  • Cat among the pigeons

    Cat among the pigeons

    A cat seems unperturbed by the number of pigeons flying around it as it rests near a boat in Marsaxlokk. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

  • Field of dreams

    Field of dreams

    A woman poses for photographs among blooming narcissus flowers in a field in the limits of Mellieħa.

  • Double take

    Double take

    If a rainbow is a harbinger of hope and peace, two must be good news indeed. This picture was taken at about 8am yesterday with Filfla barely visible in the distance. The phenomenon only lasted a few minutes. Photo: Fiona Darmanin

  • Rare sight 

    Rare sight 

    A man was spotted with his horse and cart in Lunzjata Valley, limits of Kerċem, Gozo, which is not a common sight nowadays. Photo: Leander I. Thomas

  • Pollution pays?

    Pollution pays?

    Fumes belching from the MSC Azov container ship adds to the already-polluted air in the Grand Harbour. Studies show that fumes from vessels berthed in Valletta’s Grand Harbour are reaching toxic levels 10 times higher than the island’s most...