Last Updated 22 | 12 | 2014 at 13:18

Lifestyle / Culture Cafe

This year’s edition of Żigużajg, the Arts Festival for Children and Young People, registered a record 97 percent attendance with 80 per cent of tickets sold out within the first 24 hours of release....Read More >>

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  • Virna Lisi, Italian film star, dies aged 78

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  • North Korea seeks joint probe with US on Sony hack

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  • Junior College students take part in the Hour of Code campaign

    A group of Junior College students attended the 'Hour of Code' event hosted by the Microsoft Innovation Centre (MIC) in Luqa. This event was held worldwide and aims at inspiring anyone, not just students, to experience coding, demystify computer science and show that...
  • The Malta Tourism Authority inaugurates its traditional Christmas Cribs Exhibition

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  • Feast of generosity towards id-Dar Tal-Providenza on New Year’s Day

    Details were given on this year’s Feast of Generosity organised on New Year’s Day by RTK4Charity primarily to raise funds so that Id-Dar tal-Providenza can continue to provide and improve the services it offers. This was announced by Fr Martin Micallef, Director of the...
  • JK Rowling's detective novels to be adapted for the small screen

    A series based on the detective novels written by JK Rowling under the pen name Robert Galbraith is to be made for TV. The BBC have announced that The Cuckoo's Calling and The Silkworm will form the basis of the serial, which will be made with the assistance of the...
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    In an interview backstage at the BBC Music Awards, Ed Sheeran has bucked the trend for criticising Spotify, admitting that his popularity on the site enabled him to play three nights at Wembley Stadium. "I'm playing sold-out gigs in South America, I've sold out arenas...
  • Cats musical debut for Nicole Scherzinger

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