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  1. Couple hurt in San Gwann crash

    A man and a woman were injured late yesterday in a crash involving two Mercedes cars in Bella Vista Street, San Gwann, the police said. The 28-year-old man, who was driving one of the cars, was slightly injured but the woman, 31, suffered grievous...

  2. Immigration plan lets millions stay

    Barack Obama is ordering far-reaching changes to the US immigration system that will protect nearly five million people from deportation, testing the limits of his presidential powers and inviting a showdown with newly-emboldened Republicans. He...

  3. JCB driver digs world's fastest win

    A JCB has been crowned the fastest digger in the world after reaching 72mph. The Staffordshire-built yellow and black specially-modified JCB GT construction vehicle took the title of fastest backhoe loader during an attempt at Bathurst, near...

  4. Parliament transcriber looks forward to life with a guide dog

    A transcriber who works in Parliament is the latest recipient of a guide dog. Brigitte Micallef, 46, of Swieqi, will be getting her first guide dog from the Malta Guide Dogs Foundation (MGDF) following training and bonding with the dog. It is the...

  5. Cat found after 10 years

    A cat lover has been reunited with his pet Percy after he went missing 10 years ago. David Allinson, from Henlow, Bedfordshire, discovered that Percy was missing in June 2003 and immediately set about looking for his furry friend. Distributing...

  6. Japanese etiquette

    Thailand's Embassy in Japan has some top tips for Thai visitors - don't put your chopsticks in the serving bowl; if driving, stop for pedestrians at crossings, and just because you have children does not mean you can jump the queue. The advice is...

  7. Rear covering hospital gown

    A US health system has unveiled a new hospital gown that aims to put the wraps on a big source of patients' grumbles - a lack of rear coverage. Resembling a wrap-around robe, the "Model G" gown closes the once-draughty back, using adjustable...

  8. Groundhog woe

    A New Hampshire man says he was working in his garage when a groundhog he had seen in his backyard charged at him. Gary McGrath, of Hampton, New Hampshire, said the groundhog got close, so he pushed him back with his foot. But the animal returned...

  9. Long-time fraudster jailed

    A woman with a long history of court cases related to fraud has been jailed for seven months after pleading guilty to defrauding an Englishman who had paid her to rent an apartment that was not hers.  Annabelle Camilleri Monreal, 28, from Xemxija,...

  10. Nationalist Party calls for more ambitious climate action legislation

    The Nationalist Party welcomed the Climate Action bill which it said it would support but said it expected the government to take a more ambitious attitude. In a statement this morning, climate change spokesman Charlo Bonnici said the effort to...