The Malta Independent 20 August 2017, Sunday

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My Ta’ Sannat – Part one

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 09:06 Last update: about 24 days ago

A feast  Last week, the village of Ta' Sannat, on the south of the island of Gozo, celebrated the feast of St Margaret Virgin and Martyr - the patron saint of the village, but, above all the...

A&H: Mental health... Pulling through

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 09:00 Last update: about 2 months ago Daniela Allen

The World Health Organisation states that there is no health without mental health. The physical aspect of pregnancy and postpartum recovery has received lots of attention, but  little attention...

A&H: Pushing boundaries

Saturday, 8 July 2017, 11:49 Last update: about 2 months ago A&H Magazine

Many Maltese know Victor Calvagna for his work in cancer therapy, especially for children. Puttinu Cares, the charity that raises funds to support families of children with cancer, kicked off thanks...

A&H Magazine: Oh, Baby

Friday, 12 May 2017, 08:39 Last update: about 4 months ago A&H Magazine

Laura was raised in Petersfield, Hampshire in the UK and is the youngest of four children. Her mother is Maltese and her father is English, so she was always visiting Malta to stay with family while...

Saving lives, 1 day at a time, on the deadly Mediterranean

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 09:11 Last update: about 5 months ago Associated Press

As usual, it started with a call on a satellite phone from Italian rescue officials in Rome. They were relaying a distress call they'd received from a migrant smuggling ship adrift somewhere off the...

A plan to reduce national suicide rates

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 08:00 Last update: about 5 months ago Joanna Demarco

Imagine that someone is contemplating ending their life, and goes to one of Malta’s most likely places to do so. At each such location there will be a fluorescent pole and deterrent/preventative...

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