Mintoff released from hospital
Former Prime Minister Dom Mintoff has been released from hospital, just in time to celebrate his 96th birthday on Monday.
The health authorities said in a statement this evening that the cardiology team responsible for Mr Mintoff's care reviewed him this morning and he was found to be in a stable condition. He was discharged home this afternoon.
Mr Mintoff has been in hospital for18 days in the Intensive Therapy Unit and later the Critical Coronary Care Unit.
He had been admitted to Mater Dei suffering from pulmonary edema.