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Authority seeks information on unsafe work location

Authority seeks information on unsafe work location

The Occupational Health and Safety Authority (OHSA) has requested information from the public about the location where a video was taken, showing a person working in an unsafe manner on a plank. The video was posted on facebook but subsequently removed, the authority said. The authority said he had written to the person who uploaded the video requesting...

  • Polish man falls off hotel balcony

    Polish man falls off hotel balcony

    A polish man was seriously injured when he fell off a hotel balcony early this morning. The police said the incident happened at 6.20am in Floriana. The man fell a height of two storeys.

  • Photos of the week - Times of Malta

    Photos of the week - Times of Malta

    The Spring hunting referendum, the inauguration of the Malta-Italy Interconnector, the anniversary of the award of the George Cross to Malta, Ebola exercises - Times of Malta presents a selection of its photographers' choice of their best photos...

  • Update 12 - Labour wins Floriana, Munxar councils, despite PN vote gains across Malta

    Update 12 - Labour wins Floriana, Munxar councils, despite PN vote gains across Malta

    Latest updates - PL wins Floriana, Karl Gouder to be PN mayor in St Julian's, new Labour mayor in Hamrun The Labour Party has won control of Floriana and Munxar local councils despite vote gains by the Nationalist Party in most of the local...

  • Council elections vote-counting starts - What to look out for

    Council elections vote-counting starts - What to look out for

    The counting of votes cast in local elections in half of Malta’s localities has started at Naxxar counting hall, with the focus clearly being on whether the PN has managed to narrow the 17% deficit it suffered when the elections were held in the...

  • Outrage at buildings close to old burial site

    Outrage at buildings close to old burial site

    A burial complex dating from the Roman period and discovered during excavation works in Manikata will be surrounded by a block of 23 apartments and seven penthouses, sparking outrage at the “disrespect towards our cultural Photographs showing the...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of Malta and l-orizzont report how Vince Farrugia, former GRTU director-general, is to face perjury charges. Times of Malta also reports how the Council of Europe had urged...

  • Labour Party remembers Manwel Dimech

    Labour Party remembers Manwel Dimech

    The Labour Party this evening held a remembrance ceremony to commemorate the 94th anniversary of the death of Manwel Dimech. The ceremony was held in Valletta near the house where Dimech was born. Wreaths were laid at the door of the house by...

  • Editor's choice of your photos - April 17

    Editor's choice of your photos - April 17

    Email your photos to [email protected] and, should the editor select any of them, they will be published in a gallery like the one above. Preferably the photos should be landscape and at least 620 pixels wide. The photos will then be cropped...

  • PL official warned voter to keep quiet after giving him voting document

    PL official warned voter to keep quiet after giving him voting document

    A voter this afternoon insisted he had not been given any plausible explanation as to why his 2013 voting documents were in possession of the Labour Party’s former electoral commissioner. Sliema resident Benedict Grech, who works and lives in...

  • Updated: Missing woman found

      Maria Cutajar, the 58-year-old woman who had been missing since Wednesday has been found, the police said.  

  • EU criticised for 'promising death' to asylum seekers

    Through its actions of lack thereof, the European Union was clearly promising asylum seekers death, the European Association for the defence of Human Rights (AEDH) said this afternoon. It said in a statement that to cope with the daily and growing...

  • No one injured in Birkirkara fire; rubbish fire at Raffles

    No one injured in Birkirkara fire; rubbish fire at Raffles

    No one was injured in a fire at a residence in Triq Agius de Soldanis, Birkirkara at 4pm. The fire, which is believed to have been caused by an appliance, was quickly brought under control by members of the Civil Protection Department. The CPD...

  • Developer Charles Polidano, ic-Caqnu, appeals €100,000 fine

    Developer Charles Polidano, ic-Caqnu, appeals €100,000 fine

    Lawyers for construction magnate Charles Polidano and those from the Attorney General’s office this afternoon made submissions in an appeal he filed from a €100,000 fine for the felling of protected trees in Balzan. In 2013, a magistrate had found...

  • MFSA temporarily suspends GlobalCapital listing, share trading

    The listing and trading of the shares of GlobalCapital and the 5.6 per cent GlobalCapital bonds 2014/16 has been suspended by the Malta Financial Services Authority to prevent any false market being created in the securities of GlobalCapital. The...

  • Finn admits slightly injuring policemen while drunk

    Finn admits slightly injuring policemen while drunk

    A Finn was today handed a suspended jail term and fined €950 after he pleaded guilty to slightly injuring two police officers during a disturbance while under the influence of alcohol. Riku Markus Makinen, a 23-year-old online gaming employee who...

  • Man charged with raping girlfriend says consent withdrawn halfway through act

    Man charged with raping girlfriend says consent withdrawn halfway through act

    A man changed with raping his partner and mother of his child claimed today that the sexual act was consensual until the woman decided to withdraw consent half way through. The man, 22 from Msida, whose name cannot be published by court order,...

  • Three men ordered to pay man they attacked in Paceville €21,000

    Three men ordered to pay man they attacked in Paceville €21,000

    Three men have been ordered to pay more than €21,000 in damages to another man they had attacked in Paceville five years ago after a court established that the man had suffered a permanent disability. Adrian Agius filed his action for damages...

  • Minister embarks on eco-contribution removal consultation meetings

    Environment Minister Leo Brincat today started a series of consultation meetings in preparation for the removal of the eco-contribution in line with the announcement made in the 2015 Budget. Mr Brincat, who held separate meetings with the Chamber...

  • Minister appeals to parents to communicate with children

    Minister appeals to parents to communicate with children

    Schools, parents and the education sector needed to work together to boost Maltese and English literacy among children, Education Minister Evarist Bartolo said this afternoon. Speaking during the launch of a new initiative at the Zabbar primary as...

  • Vince Farrugia to be charged with perjury, court rules

    Vince Farrugia to be charged with perjury, court rules

    A magistrate has ordered the police to prosecute former GRTU chief Vince Farrugia for perjury and subornation of witnesses in the criminal case against developer Sandro Chetcuti.  Magistrate Aaron Bugeja found that there was enough prima facie...