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  • Prison warder injured by inmate

    Prison warder injured by inmate

    A prison warder suffered minor injuring while conducting a search on a prisoner, the government said. It said in a brief statement that the administration of the Corradino Correctional Facility took all the necessary action and informed the police...

  • Cheaper gas prices as from Monday

    Cheaper gas prices as from Monday

    The cost of the 12 kilogram gas cylinders is going down to €15, from €16.50 as from Monday and will remain fixed until the end of October, the Energy Ministry said. It said it was the cheapest gas had ever been in the past four years. The ministry...

  • Renzo Piano visits his masterpiece

    Renzo Piano visits his masterpiece

    Architect Renzo Piano today visited his masterpiece in Valletta for the first time since the new Parliament started being used. Senator Piano, who was accompanied by his wife and members of his team, was met by Speaker Anglu Farrugia with whom he...

  • Case of alleged abuse at St Vincent de Paul passed to the police for investigation

    Case of alleged abuse at St Vincent de Paul passed to the police for investigation

    The police have been asked to investigate a report of alleged abuse on a resident at St Vincent de Paul, the Family Ministry said. Without going into what the alleged incident was, the ministry said in a statement that as soon as the report was...

  • Pilots' association concerned about Air Malta's fleet maximisation plan

    The airline pilots association (Alpa) has expressed disappointment that Air Malta’s fleet maximisation plans, presented to the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association a few days ago, were never discussed with divulged to any employee...

  • Assistance sought to fly deceased photographer's body to Malta

    Assistance sought to fly deceased photographer's body to Malta

    Desiree Attard, the daughter of the late Department of Information photographer Martin Attard, is appealing for assistance to put together €4,000 to bring down her father’s body to Malta after he passed away in Croatia on July 23. Mr Attard’s...

  • Updated: PN calls for study on introduction of second pillar pension

    Updated: PN calls for study on introduction of second pillar pension

    (Adds PL's, government replies) The Nationalist Party has called for a study on the introduction of a second pillar pensions scheme in a bid to address adequacy of pensions. It also wants the government to speed up the introduction of the national...

  • A hero for one day

    A hero for one day

    Gozitan twins Karl and Krista Curmi got the fright of their lives last Wednesday when they were about to leave Marsalforn after a swim with their grandmother, Victoria Grech, at Il-Menqa. The 10-year-old siblings from Victoria are regular swimmers...

  • Environmental organisation concerned about dismantling of Great Siege heroes grave

    Environmental organisation concerned about dismantling of Great Siege heroes grave

    Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar has expressed itself against the building of a long hall over the Great Siege cemetery on Merchant’s Street, Valletta flanking St John’s Cathedral. The hall would be used to exhibit all the Flemish tapestries...

  • Six people, including two children and baby, injured in accident

    Six people, including two children and baby, injured in accident

    Two children were grievously injured in a traffic accident last night which saw six people being taken to hospital. The police said the accident happened in Main Street, Mellieha at around 11.30pm. A Seat Ibiza that was being driven by a...

  • Updated: Beppe Fenech Adami says Mark Gaffarena's 'friendship' with him 'did not pay off'

    Updated: Beppe Fenech Adami says Mark Gaffarena's 'friendship' with him 'did not pay off'

    Mark Gaffarena who is at the centre of a number of scandals and has even been mentioned in the Daniel Zammit inquiry report, said in a comment on this website and on his wife's Facebook wall that he had met Opposition deputy leader Beppe Fenech...

  • 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.

  • Gaming industry should remain vigilant

    Gaming Malta has encouraged the gaming industry to remain vigilant to ensure Malta’s reputation as a “home” to gaming is not threatened. The foundation, set up earlier this year, said in a statement that the events of the last week should not...

  • Scrambles through wall in Sliema… emerges in Italy

    Scrambles through wall in Sliema… emerges in Italy

    The stunning graffiti mural in Sliema depicting a man scrambling into a hole in a wall of a building has emerged in the south of Italy. Created by artist MTO, the figure of a bearded grey man emerged on a building in the town of Sapri. It is the...

  • Nobody assumes responsibility for latest ship escape

    Nobody assumes responsibility for latest ship escape

    None of the government authorities are assuming responsibility for the escape of another cargo ship from Maltese territorial waters, despite a court order for the seizure of the vessel. Despite the third such escape during the last year, a...

  • NGOs welcome possibility that university could be sited in Cottonera

    NGOs welcome possibility that university could be sited in Cottonera

    The government is actively exploring the possibility of locating the American University of Malta campus in Cottonera, in a move which has garnered the approval of environment NGOs and other stakeholders. Audit firm Nexia BT, commissioned by the...

  • Eerie silence follows judge's police probe

    Eerie silence follows judge's police probe

    Former acting police commissioner Ray Zammit was yellow-carded by the Justice Minister but the government yesterday shunned the Opposition’s call for his removal. Owen Bonnici said he warned Mr Zammit “not to repeat” the behaviour criticised in an...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. Times of Malta says former acting police commissioner Ray Zammit was yellow-carded by the Justice Minister but the government yesterday shunned the Opposition’s call...

  • ‘Tourist Assistants’

    Tourists roaming popular attractions in Malta will come across students eager to share information and tips about particular hotspots and landmarks, thanks to a new initiative. Trained on behalf of the tourism authority, these 12 students are...

  • Joseph Calleja presents portrait to hotelier

    Joseph Calleja presents portrait to hotelier

    Tenor Joseph Calleja yesterday presented Corinthia Group chairman Alfred Pisani (left) with a portrait by Philippa Bianchi (right) in recognition of the hotelier’s contribution as a patron of the BOV Joseph Calleja Foundation. Calleja yesterday...