Last Updated 19 | 04 | 2014 at 19:03


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  • Rare Bird Continues on its Journey

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 17:06

    The rare visitor, a long-legged Buzzard roosted for the second night at an undisclosed area in North Western part of Malta. This majestic large raptor soared high early on Saturday morning and headed north towards Gozo. The bird was observed circling over Qala in Gozo...
  • Families enjoy spring wildlife and Easter-egg hunt at Is-Simar

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 17:00

    Today, On Easter Saturday, 50 families enjoyed an Easter-egg hunt and Nature Discovery Trail at Is-Simar wetland reserve in Xemxija (well the Easter-egg hunt was for the kids really!)- and, of course, BirdLife’s Klabb Ħuttaf mascot, Ħuttafa, the migrating Barn Swallow...
  • Pope Francis Washes Feet of Disabled People during Last Supper

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 15:25

    Pope Francis has broken yet another time the long-standing papal tradition of washing only priests' feet, by washing the feet of disabled people as part of Easter celebrations. The controversy started last year on Holy Thursday when e Francis washed the feet of two...
  • Air Malta Flight KM103, Makes Unexpected Night Stop

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 14:30

    Air Malta flight KM103 from London Heathrow to Malta yesterday had to make a night stop in London due to technical reasons. The Malta bound passengers were offered hotel accommodation and will return to Malta today on other Air Malta services. The aircraft is being...
  • “Joseph” and “Marie-Louise” among Good Friday prayers in Gozo

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 13:54

    People who were attending the Good Friday function in the Gozo Co-Cathedral, were surprised when the Prayers of the Faithful included mentions of “Joseph” and Marie-Louise”. The people attending the function, which was led by Gozo Bishop, Mario Grech, immediately...
  • PL to launch EP Election Campaign on Monday

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 13:30

    Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, this morning, announced that the Labour Party will be officially launching its electoral campaign for the European Parliament Elections to take place in May, this next Monday. The PM announced this on Twitter together with a video, where...
  • Boy Doused in Petrol and set on Fire in Scotland

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 13:00

    A seven-year-old boy, last night fighting for his life in hospital after being doused in petrol and ignited, near his home in Aberdeen, Scotland. The boy, Preston Flores is thought to have suffered 80% burns after he may have been deliberately set on fire near his home...
  • Message reaches destination after 101 years in sea

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:30

    A message which was in transit for 101 years was finally delivered to the sender’s granddaughter recently by a museum.
  • Xarabanks raises €558,799 for Puttinu Cares

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:09

    During Xarabank’s Good Friday Edition a record sum of €558,799 was raised in aid of Puttinu Cares. Xarabank, focused its attention on several people who are benefitting or have benefitted from Puttinu Cares and who shared their experiences during the three hours of...
  • VIDEO: Easter Sunday in Malta

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:03

    While for some Easter Sunday is the day in which their 40 days of abstinence comes to an end, and they can now devour whatever their eyes can see, others tell that it is the time in which they gather up as a family and enjoy this festive day together...