The Malta Independent 24 June 2018, Sunday

Oddities

Cuban uses condoms, tropical fruit to make own brand of wine

Monday, 3 April 2017, 07:57 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

The sweet smell of fermenting fruit fills the streets around the modest Havana home where Orestes Estevez and his family fill glass jugs with grapes, ginger and hibiscus, then slip...

Complaints as UK's Daily Mail focuses on legs, not policy

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 11:51 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

Britain's Daily Mail newspaper has sparked complaints with a front page photograph focusing on the legs of Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The photo of the...

Three-year-old girl lived alone with dead mum for days

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 13:15 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

Authorities in Connecticut say a 3-year-old girl was found living alone with her dead mother and with nothing to eat but cereal for several days in an apartment. Police said Wednesday the...

Is this egg the largest ever to be laid in Malta?

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 08:44 Last update: about 2 years ago

Bellina the chicken laid this 200-gramme egg at a B&B in Gozo. Its owners want to know if this is the largest egg ever to be laid by a chicken in Malta. Normal chicken eggs weigh between...

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