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Ivan Martin

  • 44,000 books are missing from public libraries

    44,000 books are missing from public libraries

    More than 44,000 books are currently missing from Malta’s national libraries, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. That is around seven per cent of all the books held in the State-owned collection, a spokeswoman for the libraries told this...

  • Malta's fruit and veg tops EU pesticide tests

    Malta's fruit and veg tops EU pesticide tests

    Maltese fruit and veg are the most likely to contain illegal levels of pesticides in all of Europe, a new report has found. The European Food Safety Authority has confirmed that locally grown produce is more than twice as likely to exceed the...

  • Daphne Caruana Galizia: ‘I have a whistleblower and documents’

    Daphne Caruana Galizia: ‘I have a whistleblower and documents’

    Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has both “a whistleblower and documents” to back up her Egrant reports, she told The Sunday Times of Malta. Her allegations that the mysterious third Panama company belonged to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s wife,...

  • Russians head list for Maltese citizenship

    Russians head list for Maltese citizenship

    Russians were the main recipients of Maltese citizenship in 2015, EU figures show. A breakdown of the approved citizenship applications provided by the European Union’s statistics office, Eurostat, shows that 646 applicants were granted Maltese...

  • Hero's welcome for Prime Minister at party's AGM

    Hero's welcome for Prime Minister at party's AGM

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat was given a hero's welcome this evening as he walked into the main hall of the Labour Party headquarters for the party's annual general meeting. He was greeted with rapturous applause with many shouting "We are behind...

  • Card game teaches children to deal with conflict

    Card game teaches children to deal with conflict

    Children at the Cospicua primary school are playing a conflict resolution game based on couples' counselling.The game, Friendship Cards, teaches children to express emotions and deal with conflict in a nonviolent healthy way.Developed by Julian...

  • €25,000 price tag to replace seaside ladders

    €25,000 price tag to replace seaside ladders

    The storms that normally herald the end of the summer season often leave damage in their wake. Last year was no exception, with the government saying the cost of replacing lost seaside ladders had reached an impressive €25,000. A spokeswoman for...

  • Are there any pesticides on your plate?

    Are there any pesticides on your plate?

    Pesticide tests are still being sent abroad for analysis despite concerns over the lengthy waiting times for results, the Times of Malta has confirmed. The fact that pesticide tests were not being analysed locally was first raised last year when...

  • More than a million attempts to access online sites from within Parliament, in three months

    More than a million attempts to access online sites from within Parliament, in three months

    More than a million attempts to access online sites, including X-rated and social media pages, were made from within the Parliament building over three months, official data shows. One of the attempts – unsuccessful because the government’s IT...

  • Pesticides board to look at fruit and veg tests

    Pesticides board to look at fruit and veg tests

    The Pesticides Control Board has been asked to look into the tests conducted on Maltese fruit and vegetables following a report by this newspaper. Environment Minister Josè Herrera said he would be asking the board, which falls under his political...