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  1. Update 2: Daboma Jack recounts experience as minister apologises for the Maltese

    Daboma Jack said today he saw the fear in the eyes of other black people gathered at the Valletta Bus terminus on Wednesday who did nothing while he was racially assaulted and arrested. “I saw them, the other black people gathered there, they just...

  2. Bus service: Minister says people were right to complain, situation improves

    Long queues continued to form outside offices of Malta Public Transport this morning, but matters seemed to have improved, with additional personnel having been deployed at the Valletta terminus. Security was also improved. The bus company said it...

  3. Updated: Man who claimed he was beaten by the police admits he lied

    (Adds statement by Malta Police Association) A man who accused the police of beating him up in Paceville after they caught him smoking inside a bar this afternoon admitted to lying under oath and to accusing the police of something he knew they...

  4. New route buses arrive from Turkey; start being put into service

    Malta Public Transport welcomed the arrival of the first consignment of new buses to Malta this morning, even while the public's attention was focused on the problems which the introduction of new bus cards created. Forty new buses, painted in MPT...

  5. Minister in his T-shirt brings dress code call

    Transport Minister Joe Mizzi’s decision to show up in casual attire in Parliament on Tuesday highlights the need for a strict dress code, parliamentarians believe. MPs laughed heartily when Mr Mizzi walked into the chamber wearing a baggy T-shirt...

  6. Police inspector claims lawyer slandered him

    A police inspector told a magistrate today how he felt “intimidated” and “humiliated” when lawyer Lynn Zahra publicly accused him of something he did not do. Dr Zahra, the partner of former Labour Minister Joe Grima, allegedlymade false...

  7. Mimcol CEO resigns over recruitment actions

    The CEO of the government’s investment arm Mimcol has resigned amid disagreement over the agency’s recruitment policy. Vincent Mifsud’s resignation coincided with the controversial appointment of 18-year-old Mimcol employee Karl Cutajar as...

  8. Update 1 - Archbishop's father passes away

    Emanuel Scicluna, the Archbishop's father, passed away early this morning in a Rome hospital, the Curia said. He was 85. He is also survived by his wife Maria Carmela and their children  Monica, Josette, Jesmond. Funeral details will be announced...

  9. Editorial: Treatment of black Hungarian is worrying spectacle of injustice

    The incident at the Valletta bus terminus on Wednesday was a stark reminder of what is wrong with a section of Maltese society. A well-educated chemical engineer from Hungary was spat at and slapped by by members of the public before being...

  10. University project 'will be better than originally proposed' - PM

    The university project in the south of Malta will take place and will be better than originally proposed, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said this evening. Speaking during the last meeting in the series Gvern li Jisma, Dr Muscat said that part of...

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