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  • Special treat for children in need

    Special treat for children in need

    Some 250 children who live in children’s homes were today special guests at the Archbishop’s Seminary in Tal-Virtu, Rabat, where they are being treated to a party as part of the RTK 4 Charity campaign. The programme of events included a visit by...

  • MHRA chief quits over Sunday Times inquiry

    MHRA chief quits over Sunday Times inquiry

    The president of the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association resigned yesterday after being confronted with evidence he had operated tourist accommodation without the necessary permits and had illegally rigged his unlicensed restaurant’s smart...

  • Man caught trying to break into vehicle

    Man caught trying to break into vehicle

    The police are holding a man who was caught red-handed trying to break into a vehicle in Triq il-Gizimin, Swieqi. They said the man, believed to be a foreigner, was caught in the act at about 3.45am.

  • Asbestos-riddled factory used to film music videos

    Asbestos-riddled factory used to film music videos

    A disused factory in Mrieħel, littered with carcinogenic asbestos, has become the unlikely backdrop of two music videos shot by unwitting crews who may have exposed themselves to the toxic material. The most high-profile is the official video for...

  • Depressed? No, it was exhaustion – Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona

    Depressed? No, it was exhaustion – Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona

    Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona refuted popular belief that he is suffering from depression or mental health problems, insisting his ailments boiled down to sheer exhaustion. Speaking frankly for the first time about health problems that have...

  • Updated: Man in critical condition after fall

    Updated: Man in critical condition after fall

    A 37-year-old Indonesian is in a critical condition after falling two storeys yesterday. The police said this morning the man fell in Triq San Pawl, St Paul’s Bay, at around 8.15pm. He fell from a wall into a private residence.

  • 'Military should be kept out of migration issues'

    'Military should be kept out of migration issues'

    Irregular immigration should be taken out of the military’s hands and be run by a civilian-run agency, a review of Malta’s detention policy had recommended two years ago, following the death of two migrants in custody. The National Detention...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. The Sunday Times of Malta says a review of Malta’s detention policy held following the death of two migrants in custody two years ago had recommended irregular...

  • Career fraudster in court for third day in a row

    A woman ended up in court for the third day in a row yesterday, again charged with fraud over property rentals. Annabelle Camilleri Monreal, 29, from Xemxija, was charged with defrauding a woman of €850 she paid as deposit for the rental of her...

  • Foundation for Buttigieg

    The Anton Buttigieg Foundation, which aims to improve the quality of life of people in the first electoral district, was launched yesterday. The foundation members are founder Aaron Farrugia, John Buttigieg, Norman Shaw, Carlos Bugeja and Joe...

  • NGOs want nature park at ‘Buġibba in the south’

    Four environmental NGOs have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister proposing a new nature park in the south of Malta as an alternative to the controversial ‘Buġibba in the South’ proposed development. Birdlife Malta, Din l-Art Ħelwa,...

  • 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...