Last Updated 01 | 09 | 2014 at 09:19


The eighth theme for the monthly DOI photo competition is “Architecture in Malta”.  Malta boasts a wide array of architectural styles.  Some structures, like the Prehistoric Temples were planned by...Read More >>

  • President of Malta honours Dimech from Malta's oldest ‘dgħajsa’

    Date: Mon, 01/09/2014 - 08:26

    A traditional Maltese ‘dgħajsa’ (shall take pride of place at next Friday’s activity in Valletta marking the 100 years since Manuel Dimech’s exile. The dgħajsa forms part of a small fleet of boats belonging to the Koperattiva tal-Barklori. It is named ‘Palomba’, and is...
  • Building in Rosny-Sous-Bois, Paris collapses due to explosion

    Date: Sun, 31/08/2014 - 16:50

    Eleven people were injured – at least four seriously after an explosion in a four-storey apartment building in Paris. One child and an elderly woman have been found dead whilst others are trapped in rubble. Rescue teams are currently searching through the rubble to...
  • Migrant boat capsizes near the coast of Tripoli

    Date: Sun, 31/08/2014 - 16:00

    According to a Libyan coast guard official said a boat carrying more than 100 migrants has capsized off the coast near the capital. Abdel-Latif Mohammed said the coast guard found the damaged rubber boat early Sunday off the shores of al-Qarbouli, 50 kilometres east of...
  • OSCE Mission to Montenegro and partners to raise awareness of road safety for children

    Date: Sun, 31/08/2014 - 15:05

    A media campaign aiming to raise awareness of road and traffic safety, particularly among children, has been launched by the OSCE Mission to Montenegro and its partners. The campaign will run from 31 August to 30 September 2014. The campaign will draw attention to the...
  • Two men and a pregnant women charged with possession of heroin and cocaine

    Date: Sun, 31/08/2014 - 14:23

    This morning two men and a pregnant women were granted bail after pleading not guilty guilty to possession of heroin and cocaine, that was not for personal use. Rosario Cortis, 31, of Qormi and Carmel Muscat, 40, of Siggiewi were granted bail against a deposit of €1,...
  • Gozo holds the first ever President Ball

    Date: Sun, 31/08/2014 - 13:46

    The first ever President’s ball in Gozo was held on Saturday. President of the Republic Marie Louise Coleiro Preca said that she is to give Gozo a vision and new direction. The President said that Gozo should not hide its beauty and its treasures could not be kept...
  • Prime Minister Dr Joseph Muscat attends special meeting in Brussels

    Date: Sun, 31/08/2014 - 13:05

    Prime Minister Dr Joseph Muscat attended a special meeting of the European Council in Brussels. This meeting elected Donald Tusk, Prime Minister of Poland, as President of the European Council and President of the Euro Summit, and Federica Mogherini, Italian Foreign...
  • PN calls for public inquiry on second missing vesel

    Date: Sun, 31/08/2014 - 12:32

    The Nationalist Party is calling for a public inquiry on the case of the cargo vessel which fled Malta evading two arrest warrants issued on Tuesday. This is the second vessel that has escaped from Maltese waters while the vesel was under arrest, as has been reported...
  • Parliamentary Secretary for Health visits the Blood Donation Centre at Gwardamangia

    Date: Sun, 31/08/2014 - 11:26

    Parliamentary Secretary for Health Chris Fearne yesterday visited the Blood Donation Centre at Gwardamangia during a blood drive held in collaboration with the Life Cycle Challenge Team. Dr Fearne took the opportunity to register himself as an organ donor.
  • Two new parish priests have been appointed

    Date: Sun, 31/08/2014 - 11:03

    Two new parish priests have been appointed, Fr Alexander Borg OFM as parish priest of the Sacro Cuor Parish in Sliema and Fr Marc Andrè Camilleri of Christ the King parish in Paola by Archbishop Paul Cremona. Fr Borg was ordained priest in 1983 and served in Birkirkara...