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  • The superior 2017 Maltese vintage

    The superior 2017 Maltese vintage

    A term that is likely to appear on quite a few Maltese wines of the latest 2017 vintage, which yielded a small but concentrated grape crop, and warrants attention, is ‘superior’. Superior is one of several so-called ‘special mentions’ which a...

  • Burberry celebrates new collection with multi-sensory installation

    Burberry celebrates new collection with multi-sensory installation

    Burberry celebrated ‘Time’, Christopher Bailey’s final collection for the brand, against a multisensory installation that forms part of a new collaboration with United Visual Artists (UVA). Our Time, a piece of work on loan from the Museum of Old...

  • Watch: Achieving affordable housing (ARTE)

    Watch: Achieving affordable housing (ARTE)

    With house prices forever rising, ARTE looks at new ways of providing affordable housing from tiny houses to floating student accommodation to communal living.

  • Shadow puppetry show on this weekend

    Shadow puppetry show on this weekend

    Años Luz, a show that brings the spotlight on to shadow puppetry, will be taking place this weekend as part of the Valletta 2018 programme. AñosLuz, which literally means Light Years, will be focusing on the constant interplay between entering and...

  • Magical celebration connects the world

    Magical celebration connects the world

    The second edition of ‘Unite with Tomorrowland’ is being held in Malta on July 28 at the Marsa Sports Ground. When this summer 400,000 visitors from all over the world gather in Boom for the double edition of Tomorrowland, more than 100,000 People...

  • Valletta 2018 project seeks to bridge generation gap

    Valletta 2018 project seeks to bridge generation gap

    Registration for Darba Waħda…, Valletta 2018’s intergenerational project in which elderly people above the age 60 and young people, aged 9 to 12 years, get together to participate in games, drama and other creative fun activities, is currently...

  • Air France says strike disruptions to hit flights on February 22

    Air France says strike disruptions to hit flights on February 22

    Air France on Wednesday said it would only carry out three in four planned flights on Thursday and warned of travel delays and disruptions after worker unions called a strike over pay. Only half of the long-haul flights leaving Paris on Thursday...

  • Watch: Recovering from Vietnam (ARTE)

    Watch: Recovering from Vietnam (ARTE)

    Cacao, a small village in the French Guianese jungle is inhabited by the Hmong people, refugees from the Vietnam War. 500 souls came here in 1977 and have since transformed the tropical forest into a heavenly garden.

  • West End leading lady Charlotte Gorton to star in Malta's Mamma Mia

    West End leading lady Charlotte Gorton to star in Malta's Mamma Mia

    Local theatre fans are in for a huge treat when West End leading lady Charlotte Gorton takes to the stage in Mamma Mia later this year, as part of FM Theatre’s mammoth 20th anniversary theatrical season. Hot on the heels of the sell-out success My...

  • 'Older women aren't sitting around a card table in cardigans' - actress Imelda Staunton

    'Older women aren't sitting around a card table in cardigans' - actress Imelda Staunton

    Imelda Staunton has said it is important to see older women on screen who are not just "sitting around a card table in cardigans". The Oscar-nominated actress, 62, stars in Finding Your Feet as a woman who discovers her husband of 40 years is...

  • Watch: Where prostitutes don't exist (ARTE)

    Watch: Where prostitutes don't exist (ARTE)

    The tragedy of Eva-Marree: Her children were taken from her because she was a prostitute and then she was killed by their father. In a convincing narrative, filmmaker Ovidie denounces the Swedish state’s abuse of power.

  • Carnival results announced

    Carnival results announced

    Festivals Malta together with the Carnival Organisational Team announced the competition results of Carnival 2018. The results are as follows: COMPETITION No 1- Triumphal Float – Category “A” First Prize: “Spettaklu mużikali, f’sena speċjali...

  • Trump wants 'biased and insecure' Oprah Winfrey to run for president

    Trump wants 'biased and insecure' Oprah Winfrey to run for president

    Donald Trump has said he wants "biased" and "insecure" Oprah Winfrey to run for US president so that she can be "exposed and defeated". Winfrey recently sparked speculation that she might run for office following her rousing speech about equality...

  • Watch: Fighting the obesity problem...and why the Maltese remain fattest in Europe (ARTE)

    Watch: Fighting the obesity problem...and why the Maltese remain fattest in Europe (ARTE)

    The positive and polemic news programme for Europe focuses on two subjects: Obesity and the EU-Canada CETA trade deal. The video places Malta right at the front of the obesity race. 

  • Malta wins destination award for diving

    Malta wins destination award for diving

    Malta has won a leading destination award for scuba diving. BOOT is a leading trade event for water sport activities. The award took place in Dusseldorf. Taucher.net, the largest German speaking online portal for divers, participated for the first...

  • 'Three Billboards' leads the pack at politically-edged BAFTA awards

    'Three Billboards' leads the pack at politically-edged BAFTA awards

    Dark comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was the biggest winner at the BAFTA Film Awards, held in London on Sunday, an event which saw the campaign for women's rights in the entertainment industry take centre stage. Three Billboards...

  • You have to go horse-racing in Hong Kong

    You have to go horse-racing in Hong Kong

    In hindsight, it was a bad decision. But hindsight decisions are often bad. And what bucket list experiences don’t cost you money? I was between meetings in Hong Kong. In that limboland all business travellers know. That potential paradise. That...

  • The search for authenticity

    The search for authenticity

    RasoiDean Hamlet,Triq il-Qaliet,St Julian’sTel: 9949 2513 Food: 6/10Service: 6/10Ambience: 7/10Value: 7/10Overall: 6.5/10 Words are slippery. Their meaning evolves and mutates so there comes a day when you look back at a word and find it has...

  • Extraordinarily beautiful

    Extraordinarily beautiful

    Phantom Thread4 starsDirector: Paul Thomas AndersonStars: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley ManvilleDuration: 130 minsClass: 12KRS Releasing Ltd A few months ago, Variety magazine broke the news that actor Daniel Day-Lewis has decided to...

  • Potential unfulfilled

    Potential unfulfilled

    The 15:17 to Paris2 starsDirector: Clint EastwoodStars: Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone, Ray CorasaniDuration: 203 minsClass: 12KRS Releasing Ltd The terrible state of affairs in the world today dictates that terrorist attacks...