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  • Government will continue to assist Muslim school

    The government will continue to help the Mariam Al Batool Muslim school which was currently facing financial problems, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat promised this evening. He was addressing the Muslim Community at the Labour Party’s headquarters in...

  • NGO proposing additional safeguards on ODZ projects

    NGO Front Ħarsien ODZ has suggested further ways to deter projects on ODZ land. Reacting to a Nationalist Party suggestion last week that ODZ projects should be subject to two-thirds majority approval in Parliament, Front Ħarsien ODZ suggested a...

  • Archaeological find delaying Baħrija works - minister

    Archaeological find delaying Baħrija works - minister

    Transport Minister Joe Mizzi yesterday offered little hope for a quick solution to ongoing works to install sewage mains in Baħrija which led residents to take to the streets in protest last week. Asked by residents to give a completion date for...

  • Britain's exit from the EU will be 'calm and methodolical' - High Commissioner

    Britain's exit from the EU will be 'calm and methodolical' - High Commissioner

    Britain’s exit from the European Union would be "calm and methodical", UK High Commissioner Rob Luke said this evening. Asked for his reaction by the Times of Malta following meetings with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Opposition leader Simon...

  • Valletta market renovation to be completed by end of next year

    Valletta market renovation to be completed by end of next year

    Renovations on the Valletta indoor market, known as the Suq tal-Belt, should be completed by the end of next year, the Arkadia group said yesterday. According to Arkadia general manager Antoine Portelli, the basement level of the Suq will serve as...

  • Woman claims Justice Minister scolded her for seeking PN's help

    Woman claims Justice Minister scolded her for seeking PN's help

    The second wife of a man who spent more than a year in jail after being falsely accused by his daughter of molesting her said she was scolded by the Justice Minister for seeking the Nationalist Party’s help. “I came across Minister Owen...

  • 10-day jail term for 16-year-old who stole €35 confirmed

    10-day jail term for 16-year-old who stole €35 confirmed

    An Appeals Court has confirmed another court’s decision to sentence a 16-year-old boy to 10 days in jail for stealing €35, despite citing the punishment as “excessive” and of no help to his rehabilitation. The court noted it had no choice because...

  • Storm over Malta diverts flights, disrupts feasts, suspends fair

    Storm over Malta diverts flights, disrupts feasts, suspends fair

    An unseasonal and unexpected storm over Malta this afternoon has disrupted flights over the island and caused havoc at the village feasts. It has also led to the suspension of the Trade Fair. A flight from Gatwick was diverted to Catania while a...

  • University building €25 million residence and community complex

    University building €25 million residence and community complex

    The University is building a €25 million University Residence & Community Complex on 11,000 square metres similar to university complex all over Europe. The complex will comprise an eight-block student village, offering over 600 beds in different...

  • 33 new buses in service

    33 new buses in service

    Thirty-three new buses started operating with the public transport service today. Malta Public Transport chairman Felipe Cosmen said the new Euro 6 buses would continue to improve the public transport experience in Malta. The new 12-metre buses...

  • Boy had been bruised before he was admitted to Mount Carmel Hospital, court hears

    Boy had been bruised before he was admitted to Mount Carmel Hospital, court hears

    A nurse accused of beating a 10-year-old disabled patient at Mount Carmel Hospital's Youth Residence last September insisted that the bruises were caused by the boy’s violent rocking in his wheelchair. The court heard the accused – Brady Bezzina –...

  • Opposition offers to help government navigate Brexit

    Opposition offers to help government navigate Brexit

    Opposition leader Simon Busuttil today extended “a hand of cooperation” to the government to help navigate the UK’s departure from the EU. Addressing a press conference, Dr Busuttil said he was offering the Nationalist Party's “significant...

  • Marsa race track privatisation to go ahead

    Marsa race track privatisation to go ahead

    The government is moving ahead with its plans to privatise the Marsa horse racing track, following an expression of interest issued last year. An announcement in the Government Gazette yesterday said the government was engaged in an international...

  • Women's group back on Facebook after being shut down

    Women's group back on Facebook after being shut down

    Shutting down a Facebook group aimed at helping women deal with day-to-day problems will not end debates by the women, Francesca Fenech Conti, who set up the group, told Times of Malta. The group – Women for Women – was set up last year by Ms...

  • 'EU referendum for Malta? It would be suicide' - Muscat

    'EU referendum for Malta? It would be suicide' - Muscat

     Britain votes to leave the European Union  David Cameron to resign as British PM   How world politicians reacted  Maltese react to Brexit on social media Prime Minister Joseph Muscat insisted any suggestions that Malta should hold an EU in/out...

  • Leo Brincat hearing postponed

    Leo Brincat hearing postponed

    Leo Brincat's European Parliament hearing in connection with his nomination for the European Court of Auditors has been postponed, the Malta EP office has confirmed.  Mr Brincat was set to face a parliament committee on Monday but all hearings...

  • Gozo sees spike in gaming parlour visits

    Gozo sees spike in gaming parlour visits

    Gozo’s two gaming parlours had a field day last year as visits by punters climbed by 68 per cent, which is by far the largest increase across Malta. The island’s two licensed outlets had almost 11,000 visits, according to the Malta Gaming...

  • 'Finally we can reclaim Bugibba'... Maltese react to Brexit vote

    'Finally we can reclaim Bugibba'... Maltese react to Brexit vote

    The Maltese resorted to the social media this morning in reaction to the Brexit vote. And a lot of comments posted on Facebook and Twitter predicted doom and gloom for the EU bloc... with the odd humorous remark. 

  • Gibraltar to get a Maltese bishop

    Gibraltar to get a Maltese bishop

    Gibraltar is to have a Maltese bishop, with Pope Francis having appointed Gudja local Mgr Carmelo Zammit to the post.  The 66-year-old Judicial Vicar of the Archdiocese of Malta was announced as Gibraltar's next Bishop during a press conference at...

  • Special bus routes for Isle of MTV

    Special bus routes for Isle of MTV

    Thinking of going to the Isle of MTV concert next week?  Then leave those glass bottles, laser pens and even your car at home.  A special bus service will run on the night of the concert, the Malta Tourism Authority has said, with buses passing...

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