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  1. Camilleri murders: accused thrown out of courtroom

    One of the accused in the murders of convicted drug trafficker Mario Camilleri, known as l-Imniehru, and his son Mario Jnr, was thrown out of the courtroom today by Magistrate Anthonio Micallef Trigona. Mr Camilleri Snr was killed in Marsaxlokk...

  2. Warden fines man who put in-laws' waste in skip

    The Birkirkara council is investigating a plain-clothed warden who fined a Paola man for throwing away garbage in a skip in Birkirkara that, she claimed, was for residents only. Citing a council bylaw that, according to mayor Joanne Debono Grech...

  3. Updated: Charles Mangion resigns as Enemalta chairman

    (Adds PN statement) Labour MP Charles Mangion, who was recently elected to Parliament to fill the seat vacated by President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, resigned from Enemalta chairman as required by Enemalta law and the post will be filled...

  4. Updated: Government exploring new funeral options

    A crematorium is among the new funeral management techniques being explored by the government, Planning Parliamentary Secretary Michael Falzon said today. Speaking at the launch of a six-week public consultation period on a new policy for...

  5. Maltese woman wins international chemistry competition

    Tessa Fiorini, a former student of the University of Malta and currently working as a casual teaching assistant in the Departments of Chemistry and Built Heritage, won the international Chemistry World Science Communication Competition, organised...

  6. Woman fined for selling Sicilian honey as local

    A woman who sold Sicilian honey in jars labelled 'Malta Honey' was today fined by the courts while her two sons received a suspended jail term. The court heard that in January 2011 an inspection was carried out by the Rural Affairs Ministry at the...

  7. Man cleared of violently, indecently assaulting cousin

    A 30-year-old man from Kirkop was this morning given a one-month jail term suspended for four years and fined €500 after he was acquitted of violent indecent assault but found guilty of offending public morals. The man was also cleared of...

  8. Updated: Malta lowers deficit to 2.8% of GDP, increases debt to €5,200 million

    (Adds PN's statement) Malta ended last year with a deficit of 2.8 per cent of the GDP, down from 3.3 per cent at end 2012, and a debt of €5,243 million, up from €4,871 million the previous year, according to figures published this morning by...

  9. 'A brilliant day for this country' - PM

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat this evening described today as “a brilliant day for this country”. Speaking at an activity in Tarxien as part of the MEP election campaign, he referred to the announcement made that the deficit stood at 2.8 per...

  10. Transport subsidy is 'definitely going up'

    The government subsidy for the operation of public transport is expected to increase substantially, the government is admitting. “It is quite clear that the €10 million in subsidies given to Arriva were not enough. The Opposition has said the...

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