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  • 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,...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of Malta says an architect in Reno Piano's office has hit out at the way the Valletta open market is to be set up.  The Malta Independent says there is still no sign of the...

  • Businessmen deny trying to influence €18.5m contract for Pender Gardens

    Businessmen deny trying to influence €18.5m contract for Pender Gardens

    Two businessmen were yesterday charged with attempting to influence an €18.5 million contract covering another phase of the Pender Gardens project in St Julian’s. Pierre Mercieca, a 55-year-old from Attard who is self-employed, pleaded not guilty...

  • Court of Appeal jails men who had been given suspended sentences

    Court of Appeal jails men who had been given suspended sentences

    Five men have been jailed after the Court of Appeal turned their suspended sentence into an effective one. The men, aged between 25 and 58, had been accused of injuring two police officers on their line of duty, on September 25, 2011, grievously...

  • Humanists urge 'no' vote in referendum

    Humanists today urged everyone, including hunters, to vote with an eye to the future of bird populations and vote "No" to spring hunting. In a statement, they said hunting was not a right but a pastime, and like any pastime it could be subject to...

  • No high alert – defence minister

    No high alert – defence minister

    Defence Minister Carmelo Abela has quashed rumours the army was placed on high alert because of some imminent threat. An internal army decision to upgrade the weapons carried by soldiers seems to have fuelled the wild rumours that were doing the...

  • Updated: SHourt appeals to amateur fishermen to vote 'on facts not fear' as they are directed to vote 'yes'

    The Federazzjoni ta l-Ghaqdiet tas-Sajjieda Dilettanti is encouraging members of all affiliated associations’ members to vote yes in the forthcoming referendum about spring hunting. It said this was because the referendum could serve as a...