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  1. Updated: Woman photographed in Hungarian student racial abuse incident turns herself in

    The woman photographed in the Hungarian student Daboma Jack racial abuse incident last Wednesday has turned herself in to the police and is being questioned. The police said today the 29-year-old woman is from Valletta. They said they were still...

  2. Woman was driven from Malta by racists

    Relentless racial insults, such as “monkey” and “devil’s child”, are what drove Elizabeth Portelli out of Malta 14 years ago and she is saddened by the “horrendous” discrimination black people still face on the island. The daughter of a Maltese...

  3. Decomposing body found inside Valletta residence

    The corpse of a 34-year-old man from Valletta was found by the police yesterday at the man’s home in St Nicholas Street. The police said neighbours suspected something was wrong with the man as they had not seen him for days. The police made their...

  4. Updated: Developers react as shooting range plan is shot down by the government

    (Adds developers' reaction) The proposed shooting range in Mosta that threatened to destroy the integrity and harmony of a peaceful, natural area has been shot down by the government, The Sunday Times of Malta reports today. Since the project was...

  5. Police Inspector Roderick Zammit transferred, being investigated

    An internal investigation into Police Inspector Roderick Zammit’s business interests was launched earlier this week and is looking into companies he set up with his brother, Daniel, also a police inspector up to some weeks ago.  Informed sources...

  6. Update 4: Greeks 'reject creditor plans'

    Greece faced an uncharted future as its interior ministry predicted that more than 60 per cent of voters had rejected creditors' demands for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who was gambling the future of...

  7. Mother swapped babies to alter DNA test results

    A mother who did not want her daughter’s biological father to be officially recognised has been prosecuted after she sent a friend’s child for a DNA test. The woman, who cannot be named by court order, was handed a one-year jail term suspended for...

  8. Greek vote cannot be taken lightly - Joseph Muscat

    Today's unequivocal vote by the Greek people cannot be taken lightly since it carries consequences not only for Greece, but also for the people in creditor countries and for the whole European project, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said soon after...

  9. ‘Why not turn the city into a playground for adults?’

    As Valletta’s cultural transformation continues, one game designer believes that encouraging ‘urban games’ and opening up the city as a space for play could shine a different light on the capital and counter the idea of an imposed, top-down...

  10. Pension change 'should come about earlier'

    Pensioners want changes that can improve their income to be introduced over a shorter period as poverty is becoming a reality for many, according to representatives. Carmel Mallia, president of the Pensioners’ Alliance, said today’s 65-year-olds...

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