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Book review Independence 60 years later (2)

Sunday, 16 June 2024, 08:55 Last update: about 2 days ago Noel Grima

'The Origins of Maltese Statehood: A case study of decolonisation in the Mediterranean' Author: Henry Frendo Publisher: BDL Ltd / 1999 Pages: 728     In the...

Book review: ‘60 years ago: A triumphant return’

Sunday, 2 June 2024, 09:00 Last update: about 16 days ago Noel Grima

On 26 July 1964 Prime Minister George Borg Olivier returned to Malta from London. He had been there since 19 May, living at the Savoy Hotel in The Strand in London's West End. The Labour...

The deadly impact of cholera

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 14:13 Last update: about 26 days ago

The Covid-19 pandemic is still fresh on the minds of many. It was this very disease that brought so much grief to the Maltese islands and the world that prompted Anthony Zarb-Dimech to reflect on a...

The Pope of the Apocalypse

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 14:12 Last update: about 26 days ago Noel Grima

In the seventh year of his pontificate, two days before his 65th birthday, in the presence of all the cardinals reunited in Consistory, Jean Marie Barette, Pope Gregory XVII, signed the letter of...

Tongue in cheek: Maltese edition

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 13:53 Last update: about 26 days ago

Mela ... what is 'Mela' about? Mela is a fun, exhilarating journey through the evolution of the Maltese language. In an original and engaging way, it seeks to shed light on the mysterious origins...

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