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Malta's Gianluca Bezzina, centre, performs during the second semifinal of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest Photo: PA

I hope that Gianluca Bezzina brings Malta to victory in this year’s contest

St George's Day celebrations in Swindon

We should be proud of our international soldier-saint

Flowers laid outside the home of Baroness Thatcher in Belgravia

Reports suggest Margaret Thatcher will have a street in Madrid named after her.

Patrick Pullicino: ‘The spiritual world is so close that it’s just a question of opening people’s minds to it and seeing that science is nothing more than a measurement tool’

The doctor who raised the alarm about the Liverpool Care Pathway says science and religion are closely linked

Joseph Calleja performs at the Last Night Of The Proms (Photo: PA)

The great Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja was a treat for Prom listeners on Saturday

Dom Mintoff in 1972 (Photo: AP)

A friend to Mao, Gaddafi and the Khmer Rouge, he was no harmless eccentric, and knew when to send in his thugs

Statio Orbis

If anything, New Atheists only help a faith in decline across Europe

Fr Prosper Grech, of the Augustinian Order, was for many years a distinguished professor in Rome

Arthur Edwards/PA Archive/Press Association Images

After all, the Catholic Church in Malta thrived under the temporal authority of protestant governors

Paul Theroux: a mind narrowed by travel (PA photo)

Nineteenth-century writers were an intriguing mix of curiosity and prejudice; modern writers are equally prejudiced, but not in a good way