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  • Get artsy with carnival masks

    A mask-making workshop for kids aged six to 12 will be held on Saturday at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum in Mdina. The carnival workshop, ideal for artsy children, starts at 10.30am. Pre-booking is essential. To secure a place,...

  • Painting a picture of art restoration

    Painting a picture of art restoration

    As you contemplate the works of the world’s great artists, have you ever wondered why the centuries-old paintings still look so fresh? That is down to the work of skilled restorers such as Julia Korner, DFASinMalta’s next guest lecturer. Ms Korner...

  • What happened on... February 19

    What happened on... February 19

    10 years ago - The Times Thursday, February 19, 2009 Boat with 227 migrants berths at Birżebbuġa A boatload crammed with 227 illegal migrants berthed at Wied il-Buni fishermen’s quay in Birżebbuġa yesterday. The boat arrived at about 12.30pm,...

  • Announcements - February 19, 2019

    Announcements - February 19, 2019

    Obituaries BUSUTTIL. On February 18, at his residence in Ta’ Xbiex, MICHAEL, architect and former director of public works, passed away peacefully at the age of 96, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his great loss his...

  • Model of wartime cruiser presented to Maritime Museum on 75th anniversary of sinking

    Model of wartime cruiser presented to Maritime Museum on 75th anniversary of sinking

    A large scale model of the British Royal Navy cruiser HMS Penelope has been presented to the Maritime Museum on the 75th anniversary of the warship's sinking. The presentation was made to Heritage Malta by Brian Franklin and Peter Lever, who built...

  • On the dot - February 18, 2019

    On the dot - February 18, 2019

    Getting ‘tyred’ Someone has been using a pavement in Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq as a dumping ground for used car tyres. The practice is ongoing and, despite reports to the authorities, whoever it is seems to realise he can continue doing it with...

  • Talk on excavation of Phoenician shipwreck off Gozo

    After over 10 years of exploring the surface of the Phoenician Shipwreck off Xlendi Bay, a team led by the University of Malta has planned and executed the world’s first archaeological excavation by divers at a depth of 110 metres. A talk –...

  • What happened on... February 18

    What happened on... February 18

    10 years ago - The Times Wednesday, February 18, 2009 Question over gunner’s inability to swim Soldiers enlisted in the army’s elite C Company need to have the ability to “negotiate water obstacles” and yet Gunner Matthew Psaila, who died during...

  • Illegal wall required to enclose land, Planning Authority says, despite danger

    Illegal wall required to enclose land, Planning Authority says, despite danger

    A wall jutting out of a street corner and effectively creating a blind spot for drivers is “required to enclose land which is still not developed”, the Planning Authority has said. Żabbar residents have long complained about an illegal wall which...

  • Roman aristocrat 'laid to rest' is historic re-enactment

    Roman aristocrat 'laid to rest' is historic re-enactment

    The ‘body’ of a deceased Roman aristocrat was put on display in a prominent area of the Roman Villa (Domus Romana) in Rabat, as part of a historic re-enactment on Sunday. The re-enactment started from the villa complex and made its way to St...

  • Announcements - February 18, 2019

    Announcements - February 18, 2019

    Obituaries BUSUTTIL. On February 18, at his residence in Ta’ Xbiex, MICHAEL, architect and former director of public works, passed away peacefully at the age of 96, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his great loss his...

  • In the driving seat

    In the driving seat

    The sixth edition of The Hunt, a treasure hunt organised by TimesEvents, was successfully held on Sunday. For the Valentine’s themed edition, over 130 participants gathered at the Times of Malta offices in Mrieħel early afternoon, where they...

  • President’s engagements - February 17, 2019

    11am The President receives a courtesy call by residents from St Vincent de Paul Residence at San Anton Palace, Attard. 2pm The President presides over a meeting of the Commission for the Administration of Justice, at San Anton...

  • Pharmacies open today - February 17, 2019

    Regent Pharmacy, 70, Merchants Street, Valletta (2124 5135);Vivien Pharmacy, Patri Magri Street, Marsa (2122 1701);Drugshop Dispensary, De La Cruz Avenue, Qormi (2144 3221);Remedies Pharmacy, Tumas Fenech Street, Birkirkara (2144 1589);Pharmaland...

  • Announcements - February 17, 2019

    Announcements - February 17, 2019

    Obituaries BAYLISS. On February 14, at Mater Dei Hospital, former police sergeant MAURICE BAYLISS of Sliema, aged 86, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Winnie, his children Martin and his wife Anna, Joyce,...

  • Things to do today - February 17, 2019

    Things to do today - February 17, 2019

    • Visit Fort Manoel for free from 9am to 4pm. For enquiries 2065 5500. • Attend Mortem, activities inspired by the funeral of a deceased Roman aristocrat, at the Domus Romana, St Paul’s and St Augustine’s Cata­combs, Rabat, from 9.30am to 5pm.

  • New archpriest, parish priest appointed

    New archpriest, parish priest appointed

    A new archpriest has been appointed in Siġġiewi and a new parish priest was appointed in Attard. Fr Josef Mifsud has been appointed archpriest of Siġġiewi’s St Nicholas Parish.Born in 1981, Fr Mifsud was brought up in Siġġiewi and was ordained...

  • What happened on... February 16

    What happened on... February 16

    10 years ago - The Times Monday, February 16, 2009 Soldier loses battle for life Matthew Psaila, 19, who lived and breathed the army, succumbed to the injuries he sustained during a military exercise on Friday, which left him underwater at...

  • Appreciation: Michael Owen

    Waylon Johnston writes:  An avid contributor to the Times of Malta, Michael Owen passed away on Christmas Eve in Eastbourne, a place where he spent so many wonderful years with his partner of 40 years, Jeremy Cope. Always following summer, Michael...

  • Announcements - February 16, 2019

    Announcements - February 16, 2019

    Obituaries FENECH. On February 15, at St Catherine’s Home, Attard, LUCY of Gżira, passed away peacefully at the age of 99, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She will be greatly missed by her daughter Joan, sons Godfrey and David, son-in-law,...