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  1. Updated: Driver, bus suspended from service

    Malta Public Transport has suspended a bus and a driver from service following the circulation of this video, uploaded on Youtube, which shows a bus driver struggling with a damaged steering wheel while on the road carrying passengers. The company...

  2. Scientists find evidence of great tsunami in Malta

    Scientists at the University of Portsmouth have found geological evidence of "historic tsunami waves" that swept over Malta’s north east coast and up to 20 metres above sea level in some places.  The Portsmouth scientists, led by Malcolm Bray,...

  3. Sylvia King's murderer passes away

    Joseph Harrington, who was jailed for life after being convicted of murdering Sylvia King, who was burnt alive in her car on April 4, 1993 at Kunċizzjoni, limits of Rabat, died at Mater Dei Hospital where he was receiving treatment. Mr Harrington...

  4. Boy testifies in case against MUSEUM member

    The 10-year-old boy allegedly defiled by a member of the Society of Christian Doctrine (MUSEUM) started giving evidence in court this morning. The case, against Anthony Callus, 46 of Siggiewi, who is also an assistant head of school, is being...

  5. Brad Pitt arrives in Malta

    US film star Brad Pitt (wearing orange hat) arrived in Malta on a private jet yesterday afternoon to join his wife and co-star Angelina Jolie for the filming of By the Sea, their first movie together since Mr and Mrs Smith in 2005. Photos: Darrin...

  6. Update 2: MUSEUM member accused of defiling boy granted bail

    (Adds MUT, ministry statements) The member of the Society of Christian Doctrine (MUSEUM), charged with defiling a 10-year-old boy, has been granted bail. Anthony Callus was granted bail against a €500 deposit and a personal guarantee of €2,500. He...

  7. Police sergeant handcuffs alleged thief to car to chase after others

    Bashir Abulahi Ahmed, a 21-year-old Somali living in Malta was today given a two-year jail term suspended for four years after he admitted to stealing €40, a mobile phone, credit cards and other personal documents from Romanian Bogdan-Marius...

  8. EC ‘wants Malta to nominate woman’

    Brussels is putting pressure on the government to nominate a woman as Malta’s next European commissioner instead of former tourism minister Karmenu Vella, Times of Malta is informed. A high-ranking Commission official told this newspaper informal...

  9. PN backs a speedy probe of hospital

    A police investigation to be ordered by the government into reports of structural weaknesses at Mater Dei Hospital’s accident and emergency department has the backing of the Nationalist Party. “We urge the government to conclude this investigation...

  10. Monument for Guido de Marco near law courts

    A monument depicting the late Guido de Marco poised as if to shake your hand will soon be placed next to the law courts in Valletta. With his right hand lifted for a handshake and the left holding his autobiography, the monument was cast in bronze...