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  • New members of Labour Party executive elected

    The 12 newly elected members of the Labour Party's executive are Ġuża Cassar, Monica Farrugia, Frans Agius, Mario Azzopardi, Nikita Zammit Alamango, Emanuel Rocco, Ray Falzon, Michael Parnis, Alfred Zammit, Catherine Fenech, Jurgen Zammit and...

  • Updated: Fuel prices to go down 4c on Monday; Opposition says prices still fourth highest in Europe

    Updated: Fuel prices to go down 4c on Monday; Opposition says prices still fourth highest in Europe

    (Adds Opposition statement) The price of diesel and petrol will go down by 4 cents on Monday and will continue to go down over the coming months, Energy Minister Konrad Mizzi said today. Further reductions are expected to be announced over the...

  • Man charged with trying to steal wallet

    A Somali man this afternoon pleaded not guilty to trying to steal a man’s wallet. Prosecuting Inspector Trevor Micallef told the court the police had received reports that Abdirashid Hamud, 28, was speaking to a man on a bus stop and tried to...

  • Man jailed two years for threatening police officers

    Man jailed two years for threatening police officers

    A Somali man was today jailed for two years after admitting to threatening two police officers. Abdifatah Abdi, 20, of Paola, threatened the two female officers and attempted to damage a police car by throwing stones at 10pm yesterday. The...

  • Updated: 190,000 more chicks possible each year if spring hunting is banned

    Updated: 190,000 more chicks possible each year if spring hunting is banned

    (Adds hunters' statement) Maltese hunters kill the chance of at least 190,000 chicks born each spring, the Spring Hunting out campaign (Shout) said today. TV presenter and animal rights activist Moira Delia and Birdlife Malta trustee Mark Sultana...

  • No threat or risk to Malta’s national security - Home Affairs Minister

    No threat or risk to Malta’s national security - Home Affairs Minister

    There had been no threat or risk to Malta’s national security in the last few days but the government was closely monitoring all developments at regional and European Union level, Home Affairs Minister Carmelo Abela said today. Speaking after...

  • 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.  

  • Applications for entry in church schools

    Applications for entry into church school kindergartens and first year primary in the next scholastic year are being received on Monday, Tuesday and February 9, the Curia said. A total of 25 places were available for boys and 30 for girls in...

  • Updated: Consumers should not bear high fuel prices because of hedging agreement - Simon Busuttil

    Updated: Consumers should not bear high fuel prices because of hedging agreement - Simon Busuttil

    When hedging agreements had resulted in higher prices in the past, these had been borne by the state energy provider, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil said today. Speaking following a meeting with the social partners to discuss energy prices this...

  • Baguettes, bananas and bullets at Qarċilla

    Baguettes, bananas and bullets at Qarċilla

    Air Malta’s baguette, Qormi’s banana festival and the infamous car shooting in the Tal-Qroqq tunnels have made it to this year’s carnival poetic farce known as Qarċilla. The humorous and irreverent marriage contract, which has been read out during...

  • Food supplement recalled because of presence of THC

    Food supplement recalled because of presence of THC

    The food supplement Tribusteron 90 should not be consumed due to the presence of the unauthorised substance Tetrahydrocanabinol (THC) within same product, the health authorities said. The supplement, of the brand Olimp Sport Nutrition comes in a...

  • Update 2: Malta Public Transport says there will be no disruptions in public transport

    Update 2: Malta Public Transport says there will be no disruptions in public transport

    Malta Public Transport said this afternoon there will not be any service disruptions on Monday. It said that although the sub-contracting agreement with Unscheduled Bus Service (UBS) came to an end this weekend, alternative sub-contracting...

  • Missing man found

    Justin Mamo, the 17-year-old man who had been reported missing, has been found, the police said. They said he was found this morning at 9.45am.  

  • Lucky escape for young woman

    A 20-year-old woman from Attard had a lucky escape at 6.30am as she came out unscathed when the car she was driving ended up in a trench in Vjal il-Haddiem, Rabat this morning. The trench had been dug as part of works being carried out. It was...

  • UHM halts transfer of Enemalta workers

    UHM halts transfer of Enemalta workers

    The Union Haddiema Maghqudin said this morning it was considering all action it could take according to law to safeguard the interests of Enemalta employees and their families and appealed to the Prime Minister to keep its pre-election promise...

  • Central investment fund needed to create new jobs in Europe - Alfred Sant

    Central investment fund needed to create new jobs in Europe - Alfred Sant

    The European Fund for Strategic investments proposed by the Juncker Commission to compensate for the lack of investment in the Eurozone fund could not counter the imbalances created in the Eurozone, MEP Alfred Sant said. Speaking at the European...

  • AFM Open Day today

    AFM Open Day today

    The Armed Forces of Malta is holding an open day today at their Luqa Barracks. The activity is part of Public Service Week. Various displays, target shooting, combat circuit training, abseiling and the assault course which people can try are among...

  • Motorcyclist seriously injured after crashing into bollards

    Motorcyclist seriously injured after crashing into bollards

    A 26-year-old Briton who lives in Marsascala was injured this morning when the motorcycle he was riding crashed into bollards in Gzira. The accident happened Mikiel Anton Vassalli Street at 6am. The man was taken to hospital.   

  • Man found dead in Hamrun

    A Magisterial inquiry has been called after a man, 47, was found dead in his residence in Hamrun yesterday. The case was reported to the police shortly after 6 p.m. The man had been living with a friend in Miggiani Street. He was found dead on a...

  • Updated: Simon Busuttil promises no monti in Ordnance Street as Piano's architect describes decision as 'shameful'

    Updated: Simon Busuttil promises no monti in Ordnance Street as Piano's architect describes decision as 'shameful'

    A Nationalist government would not allow the monti to set up in Ordnance Street Valletta or anywhere near the Piano project, party leader Simon Busuttil said today. He told Times of Malta "For me, culture always wins over mediocrity. Therefore,...