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  • Bus service to switch to winter timetable

    Bus service to switch to winter timetable

    The bus service will begin operating on the winter timetable on Sunday, Malta Public Transport said. The changes will be as follows: Routs 3A from Kalkara via Rinella to Smart City, 37A from Ghadira Bay to Armier Bay and 71A from Zurrieq to Blue...

  • Updated: Court revokes decree finding Police Commissioner in contempt of court

    Updated: Court revokes decree finding Police Commissioner in contempt of court

    The court today revoked a decree it issued on Wednesday, finding Acting Police Commissioner Ray Zammit in contempt of court. The court revoked its decree after Mr Zammit today filed an application in court objecting to the decree. He had been...

  • Beppe Fenech Adami discharged from hospital

    Beppe Fenech Adami discharged from hospital

    Beppe Fenech Adami this afternoon left the London hospital where he underwent an operation on Monday to remove a 15cm malignant tumour from his back. Dr Fenech Adami will be staying in London for a few days to continue his recovery before...

  • Jailed for stealing car’s doors

    Jailed for stealing car’s doors

    A man with an alcohol problem was today jailed for a year and had his 18-month suspended jail term brought into effect after he pleaded guilty to stealing a car’s four doors. Charlie Brincat, an unemployed 33-year-old man from Cospicua, pleaded...

  • Finn admits causing traffic accident

    Finn admits causing traffic accident

    A Finn this afternoon admitted to causing an accident in Great Siege Road late on Monday evening after he got mixed up with driving directions and swerved to the wrong side, smashing into an oncoming taxi. Jyrki Juhani Sinisalo, 46, from Helsinki,...

  • BOV appoints chief operating officer

    BOV appoints chief operating officer

    Bank of Valletta has appointed Mario Mallia chief operating officer. The appointment comes as a result of changes to the bank’s senior management organisational structure recently approved by the board of directors. The revised structure aims to...

  • Eleven proposals for White Rocks development received

    Eleven proposals for White Rocks development received

    Eleven investors have submitted proposals with the government’s Privatisation Unit for the development of the White Rocks complex. The closing date was today. A total of 17 had expressed an interest in an international call issued on June 20 after...

  • No breach of human rights in MFSA directive - Constitutional Court

    No breach of human rights in MFSA directive - Constitutional Court

    A Constitutional Court has thrown out a complaint by a director of a bankrupt investment firm that a Malta Financial Services Authority directive to delay the liquidation of his company before it settled all its dues with its clients was in breach...

  • Update 3: PM not surprised at budget top-up request but asks for explanation

    Update 3: PM not surprised at budget top-up request but asks for explanation

    Malta is being requested by the European Commission to top its EU budget by €13 million. Addressing Maltese journalists in Brussels ahead of a Euro Group meeting, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the top-up was being requested as a result of a...

  • Speaker expresses condolences following Canada Parliament shooting

    Speaker Anġlu Farrugia has written to Canadian House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer expressing deepest sorrow following the shooting in Ottawa’s Parliament Hill on Wednesday. Corporal Nathan Cirillo, a standing guard over the War Memorial in...

  • Priests' sex abuse case: Court orders continuation of compensation claim

    Priests' sex abuse case: Court orders continuation of compensation claim

    A court has ordered the continuation of a civil claim for compensation filed by 10 clerical abuse victims after it turned down the former priests' request for them to contest the case. The priests had failed to reply to the civil case within the...

  • PM caught in another big lie, Nationalist Party says

    The Prime Minister has been caught in another big lie, that he would remove poverty by introducing a living wage, the Nationalist Party said. In a statement, it said that the average wage in Malta between 2008 and 2013 had increased by an average...

  • PN complains about PBS news bulletin

    The Nationalist Party has lodged a complaint with PBS editor Reno Bugeja accusing the national station was using tactics to neutralise a news conference given by the Opposition during yesterday’s news bulletin. In a statement the party hoped the...

  • Judge orders rearrest of Kalkara murder suspect

    Judge orders rearrest of Kalkara murder suspect

    A judge has ordered the re-arrest of the Kalkara murder suspect after he upheld a request for the revocation of bail granted to him earlier this week. Gregorio Scicluna is accused of killing the father of his former partner as well as the...

  • Unemployment down

    The number of people registering for work in September stood at 6,599, compared with 7,619 in the same month last year. The number in August was 6,698. The National Statistics Office said data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation...

  • Summit conclusions call for special attention to remote areas 'such as Malta, Cyprus and Greece'

    Summit conclusions call for special attention to remote areas 'such as Malta, Cyprus and Greece'

    Malta’s lobbying to ensure positive prospects of tapping EU funds for a gas pipeline between Malta and Sicily seems to have been successful as the summit conclusions on energy and climate call for special attention to be paid “to the more remote...

  • PL delegation to visit China

    A Labour Party delegation led by deputy leader Toni Abela will be visiting China for talks with Chinese government representatives. The delegation will have meetings with the Culture Ministry, youth branches and the international department. The...

  • Patient-centric legal framework proposed for diabetes

    Patient-centric legal framework proposed for diabetes

    The Parliamentary Working Group on Diabetes this morning presented a report to Speaker Anġlu Farrugia, highlighting proposals which aim to reduce the high incidence of the condition among the Maltese population. The working group, which is chaired...

  • Greek airline to start Malta-Athens flights next year

    Greek airline to start Malta-Athens flights next year

    Greek private airline Aegean is to start flights to Malta in the summer next year from its Athens hub. The airline, the biggest in Greece, said it intends to initially operate to Malta on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays all in the afternoon. It...

  • Roads clogged up by over 200 works

    Roads clogged up by over 200 works

    Roadworks at more than 200 sites across Malta and Gozo are under way or should start in the near future, many of which may clog up alternative routes used by motorists to avoid the ever worsening traffic. Figures obtained from the Transport Malta...