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  • People gather in Valletta for protest against corruption

    People gather in Valletta for protest against corruption

    People have started gathering in Valletta ahead of a protest against corruption organised by the Nationalist Party.  Protesters are expected to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, following allegations that his wife Michelle is...

  • Four hurt as three motorbikes crash in St Julian's

    Four hurt as three motorbikes crash in St Julian's

    A crash involving three Harley-Davidson motorcycles in St Julian's this afternoon left four people hospitalised, with two of them seriously injured. The crash happened at around midday on Triq Mikiel Anton Vassalli, police said. All four crash...

  • Egrant saga gives financial services sector the jitters

    Egrant saga gives financial services sector the jitters

    The Egrant saga risks damaging the financial services sector unless it is resolved swiftly, practitioners in the field have cautioned. Franco Azzopardi, president of the Malta Institute of Accountants, says that procrastination is unfair on the...

  • Greens split over Egrant allegations

    Greens split over Egrant allegations

    Former Alternattiva Demokratika chairman Michael Briguglio yesterday publicly urged his successor, Arnold Cassola, to put Malta before the party and attend today’s national demonstration on the current “institutional crisis”. In an open letter to...

  • Motorbike fall leaves woman grievously injured

    Motorbike fall leaves woman grievously injured

    A 53-year-old Gżira woman was grievously injured this morning when she lost control of her Harley-Davidson motorbike and fell in St Paul's Bay, police said.  The woman was driving on Dawret San Pawl when she skidded and fell at around 9.45am.

  • Watch: Egrant allegations made PL stronger than ever - Muscat

    Watch: Egrant allegations made PL stronger than ever - Muscat

    Updated 2pm - Added PN reply Prime Minister Joseph Muscat this morning insisted that the controversy fuelled by Daphne Caruana Galizia's allegations against his wife had made the Labour Party stronger, with a wave of newcomers coming on...

  • Busuttil urges 'people of good will' to join Valletta protest

    Busuttil urges 'people of good will' to join Valletta protest

    Updated 1.49pm - Added PL reply Nationalist Party leader Simon Busuttil called on all people “of good will”, irrespective of their political beliefs, to walk behind the Maltese flag this afternoon in Valletta, following allegations that Egrant, a...

  • Malta's fruit and veg tops EU pesticide tests

    Malta's fruit and veg tops EU pesticide tests

    Maltese fruit and veg are the most likely to contain illegal levels of pesticides in all of Europe, a new report has found. The European Food Safety Authority has confirmed that locally grown produce is more than twice as likely to exceed the...

  • Daphne Caruana Galizia: ‘I have a whistleblower and documents’

    Daphne Caruana Galizia: ‘I have a whistleblower and documents’

    Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has both “a whistleblower and documents” to back up her Egrant reports, she told The Sunday Times of Malta. Her allegations that the mysterious third Panama company belonged to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s wife,...

  • Everything you need to know about magisterial inquiries

    Everything you need to know about magisterial inquiries

    A magisterial inquiry, requested by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, is under way into the allegations made by Daphne Caruana Galizia that his wife, Michelle Muscat, owns a Panama-registered company, Egrant Inc, into whose account in Dubai a million...

  • Today's front pages

    Today's front pages

    The Egrant scandal that has rocked Malta continues to dominate the front pages of local newspapers today. The Sunday Times of Malta quotes Daphne Caruana Galizia, the journalist whose allegations have sparked the controversy, as saying that she...

  • Watch: Serious failures found at Pilatus Bank

    Watch: Serious failures found at Pilatus Bank

    Serious failures in the prevention of money laundering were identified at Pilatus Bank in a 2016 report received by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA). Pilatus Bank has been thrust into the spotlight by Daphne Caruana Galizia’s...

  • Egrant had just one shareholder from July 2013 onwards, says Brian Tonna

    Egrant had just one shareholder from July 2013 onwards, says  Brian Tonna

    Two companies named as Egrant shareholders in transcripts of two alleged declaration of trusts published by blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia ceased to have an interest in the company in July 2013, Nexia BT managing partner Brian Tonna has said.  In...

  • Young woman grievously hurt in Mellieħa car crash

    Young woman grievously hurt in Mellieħa car crash

    A young woman was grievously injured this afternoon in a car crash in Mellieħa, police said.  The 20-year-old Mellieħa resident was driving her Toyota Vitz when she was involved in a collision with a Mitsubishi Lancer while on Triq Santa Marija at...

  • Two injured in Rabat crash between motorbike and pick-up

    Two injured in Rabat crash between  motorbike and pick-up

    A woman riding pillion on a motorbike was grievously injured in a collision in Rabat this afternoon. The 55-year-old French woman was a passenger on a Peugeot Tweet motorbike driven by a 55-year-old man, also French, when the pair were involved in...

  • A John Grisham novel or a damning indictment?

    A John Grisham novel or a damning indictment?

    As Prime Minister Joseph Muscat faces his toughest hour so far, Kurt Sansone looks at how the Egrant story developed on Daphne Caruana Galizia’s blog and elsewhere. April 15: The Leyla and Michelle photo Under the heading ‘Egrant Inc: hiding in...

  • Labour Party elects its national executive

    Labour Party elects its national executive

    A shade under 84 per cent of Labour Party delegates voted in elections to determine the 12 people who will form the party's decision-making body. The 12 successful candidates for a seat on the PL's national executive council were elected from a...

  • Photos of the week - Times of Malta

    Photos of the week - Times of Malta

    Times of Malta presents a selection of its photographers' choice of their best photos over the past days.

  • Divers clean up litter from Valletta sea floor

    Divers clean up litter from Valletta sea floor

    Bottles, plastic, metal and other litter was scooped up from the seafloor in Valletta's Banjijiet as part of an underwater clean-up held this morning to mark Earth Day.   Seventeen divers took part in the clean-up operation held days before the...

  • Poacher's accomplice is a police constable - CABS

    Poacher's accomplice is a police constable - CABS

    A poacher caught on camera and subsequently arrested last Tuesday near Ħal Farruġ was hunting with the help of a police constable, bird conservation activists have said.  The constable was sitting in the same hide as the poacher for at least an...