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  • Repeat offender will spend next two years behind bars

    Repeat offender will spend next two years behind bars

    A  man who has had several brushes with the law over the past six months will be spending the next two years behind bars after he was found guilty of a number of attempted thefts from vehicles. Mohamed Mokhtar Mohamed Jamhur, 25, Tripoli-born and...

  • Watch: Car falls two storeys at MCP car park

    Watch: Car falls two storeys at MCP car park

      Updated 3.34pm A Belgian man was hospitalised this morning after the car he was driving fell from a height of two storeys as he was reversing at the MCP in Floriana. The Peugeot 2008 rental car was considerably damaged as a result of the fall,...

  • Brexit chief negotiator: 'This is day one of a very difficult road'

    Brexit chief negotiator: 'This is day one of a very difficult road'

    Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier this morning described the UK's decision to formally file a request to leave the EU as "day one of a very difficult road" for both parties.Commissioner Barnier made these remarks during the opening exchanges...

  • Visit Fort St Angelo for just €2 on Freedom Day

    Visit Fort St Angelo for just €2 on Freedom Day

    Fort St Angelo will open for a reduced price of €2 on March 31, Freedom Day, and the opening times will be extended by an hour, Heritage Malta said. This will give regatta enthusiasts the opportunity to follow the races from the fort’s impressive...

  • Parliamentary Secretary hit by car in Cospicua

    Parliamentary Secretary hit by car in Cospicua

      Sports Parliamentary Secretary Chris Agius, 54, was hit by a car while crossing the road in Cospicua this morning, fracturing his leg as a result. The incident happened at around 8.15am on Triq Santa Tereża, with Mr Agius hit at a pedestrian...

  • University expedition to explore offshore New Zealand

    University expedition to explore offshore New Zealand

    Scientists from the university’s Marine Geology and Seafloor Surveying group will set out on a two-month expedition in New Zealand to investigate offshore groundwater systems. Offshore groundwater systems are bodies of freshwater occurring in...

  • Man, 71, killed in traffic accident

    Man, 71, killed in traffic accident

    A 71-year-old man from Luqa was killed in a traffic accident early this morning. The police said the accident happened in Triq l-Ingiered, Luqa at 6.15am. The man was hit by a Toyota Hilux that was being driven by a 58-year-old man from...

  • EU directives curtailing livelihood and future of Maltese fishermen - Alfred Sant

    EU directives curtailing livelihood and future of Maltese fishermen - Alfred Sant

    EU directives have curtailed the livelihood and the future of Maltese and Gozitan traditional fishermen whose catches are disproportionately restricted for tuna, shortly for swordfish and will soon be restricted for lampuki, former Prime Minister...

  • Man, 26, stabbed in Birkirkara

    Man, 26, stabbed in Birkirkara

    A 26-year-old man from Naxxar was grievously injured in a stabbing incident early this morning. The police said their assistance was sought out at Triq Tumas Fenech in Birkirkara at 1.10am. When officers arrived on site, they found the injured man...

  • Today's front pages

    Today's front pages

    The following are the top stories in national newspapers today. Times of Malta says Air Malta is planning to reduce flying staff by at least 60. It also reports President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca’s statement on Times Talk, that political parties...

  • Air Malta planning to reduce flying staff by at least 60

    Air Malta planning to reduce flying staff by at least 60

    Air Malta is planning to reduce its flying staff – mainly pilots and cabin crew – by at least 60 by the end of June to slash costs, as a plan submitted to Tourism Minister Edward Zammit Lewis shows. According to the plan, prepared by the ailing...

  • Road fatalities increased by 69 per cent in six years

    Road fatalities increased by 69 per cent in six years

    Road deaths in Malta increased by 69 per cent between 2010 and 2016, with the country now faring worse than the EU average, new statistics show. Preliminary data released by the European Commission, coinciding with a high-level conference on road...

  • Ex-Libya exporters seek new market in Algeria

    Ex-Libya exporters seek new  market in Algeria

    Maltese manufacturers are looking at Algeria to replace lost business in Libya as the country remains plagued with instability. Algeria ranked first for new markets in the profiling exercise of manufacturing companies conducted by Trade Malta, a...

  • Do you know Christina or Lisa?

    Do you know Christina or Lisa?

    The people behind a play about Christina Ratcliffe, a woman who came to Malta to work as an entertainer and was later decorated for her contributions to the war effort, are looking for anyone who knew her or her friend Lisa. The story of Ms...

  • Court rejects Norman Lowell appeal

    Court rejects Norman Lowell appeal

    An appeals court has confirmed a decision rejecting libel complaints filed by far-right activist Norman Lowell against MaltaToday managing editor Saviour Balzan and editor Matthew Vella.  Mr Lowell had taken exception to three reports published by...

  • Construction vehicles causing danger near Mcast institute in Mosta

    The Malta Union of Teachers has urged the Minister of Transport to intervene urgently because of a danger posed by heavy construction vehicles near the Mcast Institute for Creative Arts in Mosta. It said construction and heavy vehicles are causing...

  • Divorced woman wins discrimination case

    Divorced woman wins discrimination case

    A legal requirement dictating that women need to give details about their marital status in deeds of property sales, including the name of their former husband, was discriminatory and hence unconstitutional, a court declared today. The ruling was...

  • Watch: BA chairwoman resigns amid controversy - PN calls for consensus on her replacement

    Watch: BA chairwoman resigns amid controversy - PN calls for consensus on her replacement

    Tanya Borg Cardona has stepped down as chairwoman of the Broadcasting Authority, finally bowing to pressure from the BA's own workers. Her resignation letter was submitted to the President. She refused to comment when she left the BA offices this...

  • PA schedules former Gozo milk factory

    The Planning Authority has designated the administration building of the former milk factory in Xewkija, Gozo, as a scheduled Grade 2 building. The 1950s modernist building, designed by the renowned Maltese Architect Joseph Huntingford...

  • Zejtun house fire contained

    Zejtun house fire contained

    A fire which broke out in a house in Sqaq San Lawrenż, Zejtun this afternoon, was contained before it could spread. The blaze was reported at about 2.30pm. An elderly man was safely evacuated by firemen.