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  1. Malta to give scholarships on climate change

    Malta will be giving scholarships on climate change to more vulnerable and developing countries as part of its commitments to the UN Conference on Climate Change and to the European Union. The scholarships will form part of Malta’s obligations...

  2. Seasonal influenza vaccine

    The seasonal influenza vaccine will be available from all government health centres between November 3 and 22, both days included, the government said. It said in a statement most councils and a number of family doctors were participating in the...

  3. Submarine fibre-optic cable study

    Amended - The government is in the process of  issuing a tender for a feasibility study on the laying a submarine fibre-optic cable to enhance connectivity between Malta and Gozo, Investment Minister Chris Cardona said in reply to a Parliament...

  4. Power supplies suspended for unpaid bills

    A total 1,662 accounts had their power supplies suspended for unpaid bills since March 2013, Energy Minister Konrad Mizzi told Jason Azzopardi (PN) in reply to a parliamentary question.    

  5. Government says it has no indication that the budget risks breaching EU rules

    Updated Wednesday 6.30 am The government said in a statement last night that it had 'no indication' that the European Commission considered Malta's budget plans as being at risk of breaching EU budget rules. The Financial Times had reported that...

  6. Developers complain of excessive bureaucracy in meeting with PM

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat told members of the Malta Developers Association that he continued to question certain bureaucratic procedures and whether they offered solutions to real problems. The Prime Minister told the more than 150 members of...

  7. Veteran broadcaster passes away

    Veteran broadcaster Manni Spiteri has passed away, aged 79. He passed away suddenly in a small studio he had built in his house, where he still recorded programmes for radio. Mr Spiteri was a pioneer of the Department of Information and was...

  8. Wind forces retirements as Esimit Europa 2 wins Middle Sea Race line honours

    Updated - Esimit Europa 2 has taken line honours in the 2014 Rolex Middle Sea Race. Igor Simcic's Maxi crossed the finish line outside the Royal Malta Yacht Club at 10.42pm in an elapsed time of three days 10hrs 42 mins 5secs.  Meanwhile, in a...

  9. Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of Malta reports that the UN envoy to Libya has arrived in Malta for talks with the Libyan prime minister. The Turkish envoy to Libya was also in Malta yesterday. The Malta...

  10. Ruthless Bayern destroy Roma 7-1

    Ruthless Bayern Munich scored five goals in the first 35 minutes on the way to a 7-1 demolition of AS Roma which bore an uncanny resemblance to Germany's win over Brazil by the same score in the World Cup semi-final. Just as Germany did in Belo...