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  • 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...

  • Soulful note

    Soulful note

    World-famous violinist Charlie Siem plays Bach on his 1735 Guarneri di Gesu D’Egville violin at the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, in Għaxaq, as part of the Valletta Baroque Festival. The festival runs until January 26.

  • Venus and Jupiter light up Malta's skies

    Venus and Jupiter light up Malta's skies

    The sky was clear enough on Saturday at dawn to enable reader Klaus Farrugia capture Venus above Jupiter. The pair will at their closest on Tuesday at dawn. Both planets are in motion as they orbit the sun following their respective orbital...

  • In a flap

    In a flap

    A colony of seagulls flies over the Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq shoreline earlier this week.

  • Calm after the storm

    Calm after the storm

    Following this week’s stormy weather and rough seas which caused the Gozo ferry service to operate from behind Comino, the Malita is seen leaving the Mġarr port in very different conditions.

  • True colours

    True colours

    A set of colourful doors to apartments in the picturesque village of Marsaxlokk as captured in a reflection in a puddle of rainwater.

  • Watch: After the eruption, the beauty of Etna

    Watch: After the eruption, the beauty of Etna

    Europe’s most active volcano Mount Etna erupted on Christmas Eve and resulted in a magnitude 4.8 earthquake on December 26. The tremor near Catania injured four people, damaged buildings and causes partial road and airport closure but the volcano...

  • Tranquil Filfla

    Tranquil Filfla

    The sea was relatively calm around Filfla yesterday as it was sheltered by the mainland from strong winds blowing from the northwest.

  • Sun rises on New Year

    Sun rises on New Year

    The first sunrise of the year breaks over Żurrieq as Malta welcomes 2019. According to the weatherman, sunrise on Tuesday occurred just after 7am.

  • Oh, Christmas tree

    Oh, Christmas tree

    Lights forming a 180-metre long Christmas tree on a hillside outside the village of Kerċem are seen from the citadel at Victoria on the island of Gozo.

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