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  1. Air Malta flight to Manchester turns back in security precaution

    An Air Malta flight to Manchester turned back this afternoon because of a security issue. The flight was aborted as a security precaution because of a discrepancy between the number of passengers and the luggage checked in, the airline said. The...

  2. Mintoff statue artist blasts OPM move - amended version of design revealed

    Artist Alfred Camilleri Cauchi has revealed that his winning design of Dom Mintoff’s statue earmarked for Castille Square was made according to the former prime minister's wishes. In an interview with the Times of Malta the artist also reveals the...

  3. Local council blames fish farms for 'greasy substance' in bays

    Update 2 - Birzebbuga local council has blamed fish farms for a greasy substance seen floating off Delimara and Birzebbuga, drawing swimmers' complaints. The council said the substance is composed of the remains of feed used by fish farms and it...

  4. Government requests proposals on alternative means of transport

    The government has issued a request for proposals on new ways to improve transport links between Grand Harbour and the areas around Marsamxett. The proposals may not include the use of cars. Projects Malta said it is seeking to provide efficient...

  5. Another Maltese arrested in Libya - this time for alleged diesel smuggling

    A Maltese man is among five persons arrested by Tripoli port authorities as part of an investigation into alleged smuggling of diesel from Libya, according to the Libyan coastguard. The arrest was made two days ago when the Togo-registered ship...

  6. Fake skull alarms sunbathers in Ghajn Tuffieha

    People having a relaxing day at Ghajn Tuffieha this morning got the shock of their lives when a box containing a skull was unearthed from the sand. However, the police said there was no cause for alarm and reassured the public that the skeletal...

  7. Fire fighters battle big fire in Ghallis

    Firefighters during the night battled a big fire at the Ghallis non-hazardous landfill. Four fire vehicles were deployed, using  42,000 litres of water Wasteserv personnel and contractors were on site. Such was the blaze that residents in Iklin,...

  8. Eddie Fenech Adami in hospital

    Former president and prime minister Eddie Fenech Adami has been admitted to hospital after suffering a minor heart attack this afternoon. Dr Fenech Adami, 81, was admitted to hospital after temporarily losing consciousness while on a boat trip...

  9. PN denies claims of division on new residence scheme

    Update 2 - Residence permits will be given to foreign investors against an investment of €250,000, Economic Growth Parliamentary Secretary Jose Herrera said today. The scheme was launched in the afternoon and was followed by exchanges between the...

  10. Fraudulent residence permits will be revoked

    All the residence permits issued on the back of incorrect information allegedly furnished by accountant Joe Sammut would be revoked, Identity Malta head Joe Vella Bonnici told the Times of Malta. “All permits obtained through false documentation...

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