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  • MOAS footage shows Syrian toddlers being rescued at sea

    MOAS footage shows Syrian toddlers being rescued at sea

    MOAS has just released a video clip using previously unseen footage from its rescues at sea this summer in which 3,000 migrants were assisted and saved. In the clip, Syrian toddlers wail as rescuers lift them from a migrant boat and carry them to...

  • Injured man found lying on the ground in Zebbug

    Injured man found lying on the ground in Zebbug

    A 66-year-old man from Zebbug was found lying on the ground with visible injuries on his face in Triq Mikelang Sapiano, Zebbug early this morning. The police said the man, found at around 5am, has been hospitalised but his condition is not yet...

  • Updated: Government denies Libyan diplomat's interference claim

    Updated: Government denies Libyan diplomat's interference claim

    Malta is interfering in Libyan affairs by not recognising Libya’s Salvation Government, recognising instead an official of a government declared null by the country’s Supreme Court on November 6, charge d’affaires Hussin Musrati told the media...

  • 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 taken over the past days.  

  • Only 8% of people suffering from eating disorders seek help

    Only 8% of people suffering from eating disorders seek help

    Only eight per cent of people with eating disorders seek help, a seminar for health professionals, organised by Dar Kenn Ghal Sahhtek heard. The seminar heard that 0.9 per cent of the Maltese population suffered from such disorders, some of which...

  • Work on Kappara Junction 'a priority' - PM

    Work on Kappara Junction 'a priority' - PM

    Work on the Kappara Junction is one of country’s priorities and the government had the plans and the necessary funds in hand. However, work on the Coastroad should ideally be concluded before the work on the junction started to avoid blocking the...

  • Update 3: New public transport provider to take over bus service on January 8

    Update 3: New public transport provider to take over bus service on January 8

    The deal for the takeover of the bus service by Spanish company Autobuses de Leon was wrapped up in the early hours of the morning, Times of Malta has learnt. The new operator has agreed to pay €8 million for the purchase of Malta Public Transport...

  • Updated: University says finances 'stable and healthy'

    Updated: University says finances 'stable and healthy'

    The University of Malta runs the risk of not paying employees every four weeks because of a strained cash flow caused by delayed government payments. The dire situation was highlighted by the National Audit Office, which reprimanded the university...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. Times of Malta says the University runs the risk of not paying employees every four weeks because of a strained cash flow caused by delayed government payments. It...

  • Updated: Woman dies in traffic accident

    Updated: Woman dies in traffic accident

    A 76-year-old woman from Attard died this evening when she was hit by a car in Victor Vassalli Street, Attard. The police said the woman was walking on the pavement with a 70-year-old woman, also from Attard, when she was hit by a Toyota Vitz that...

  • No winners for Grand Lottery jackpot

    No one won the first prize of the Grand Lottery, drawn today, taking next week’s jackpot to €920,000. This will follow the Super Five jackpot on Wednesday, which has a €1.5 million prize. The Grand Lottery’s winning numbers were 2 8 • 9 3 0 9 9.

  • ‘He knocked my teeth out because I’m black’

    ‘He knocked my teeth out because I’m black’

    A woman recounted to a court today how she was punched and grounded by a man who hated “blacks” as she was waiting to cash a cheque in Bugibba. Faith Jezz Mohammed, was testifying in the compilation of evidence against Joseph Apap, 43, from St...

  • Eden Group present €2,000 to Millennium Chapel

    Eden Group present €2,000 to Millennium Chapel

    The Eden Leisure Group has donated €2,000 to Millennium Chapel director Fr Hilary Tagliaferro in a bid to lend a helping hand after some €700 were stolen in a break-in at the chapel in Paceville a few days ago. An unknown person or persons forced...

  • Petition for disabled persons not to remain in employment 'deplorable'

    The Parliamentary Secretariat for the Rights of Disabled Persons, the National Commission for Persons with Disability and the National Focal Point for the Rights of Persons with Disability jointly condemned the actions of “an irresponsible person”...

  • Fitch confirms BOV’s stable outlook - bank's loan quality deteriorated

    Fitch confirms BOV’s stable outlook - bank's loan quality deteriorated

    Fitch Ratings today affirmed the long-term credit rating (issuer default rating IDR) and viability rating (VR) of Bank of Valletta at BBB+ with a stable outlook. The rating is based on the bank's strength as a stand-alone institution, and does not...

  • Serial fraudster jailed... and arraigned again

    Serial fraudster jailed... and arraigned again

    A serial fraudster, whose name is synonymous with tricking people into renting apartments and villas that do not belong to her, was today jailed for two years and nine months, only to be re-arraigned a few hours later over more fraud...

  • Drunk British man charged with attacking police

    Drunk British man charged with attacking police

    A British man who binged on alcohol on Wednesday night was today accused of attacking the police and resisting his arrest. Liam Oliver Smith, 27, employed with a local life insurance firm, allegedly caused the disturbance in Paceville at 2.45am on...

  • Man who damaged car after calling woman 'ugly' gets suspended sentence

    Man who damaged car after calling woman 'ugly' gets suspended sentence

    A man was handed a suspended sentence for damaging a car during a fight that started when the accused told a man's girlfriend she was ugly and was bothering him.  Anthony McKay, 44, from Valletta was found guilty of damaging the bonnet of a Pajero...

  • Surgeon describes drama teacher Erin Tanti's injuries as 'superficial'

    Surgeon describes drama teacher Erin Tanti's injuries as 'superficial'

    Drama teacher Erin Tanti spent three days in the hospital's Intensive Therapy Unit to be treated for "superficial injuries", a consultant general surgeon told a court this morning, despite fractures to his ribs and lumbar vertebrae. Angela Sultana...

  • Social benefit recipients will not lose benefits when travelling abroad

    Social benefit recipients will not lose benefits when travelling abroad

    Recipients of social benefits will be able to travel abroad without losing their benefits, Social Solidarity Minister Michael Farrugia said. Addressing a press conference to launch a national policy on poverty reduction, Dr Farrugia said he was...