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Disgust after bedroom is dumped at Selmun - ministry reacts

Disgust after bedroom is dumped at Selmun - ministry reacts

A public-spirited man showed his disgust over dumping at Selmun by shooting this video, which is now doing the rounds on social media. It shows the remains of a main bedroom, dumped at the picturesque site. The video was uploaded by Raniero Borg. In a statement the Ministry for Transport and the Infrastructure condemned the dumping.  Unfortunately such...

  • Malta in Berlin

    Malta in Berlin

    Berlin’s public transport double-decker buses will bring a sunny Malta mood to Germany’s capital as part of a Malta Tourism Authority 12-month promotional initiative will run till the end of next January. Throughout the campaign, the buses will be...

  • Man who tried to bribe policeman gets €4,000 fine, suspended sentence

    Man who tried to bribe policeman gets €4,000 fine, suspended sentence

    A Briton on holiday in Malta was given a suspended sentence and fined €4,000 after he admitted trying to bribe a police officer who tried to restrain him outside a Paceville club with a €50 note. Michael Jones, 27, also admitted of reviling and...

  • Two charged with injuring man remanded in custody

    Two charged with injuring man remanded in custody

    Two Eritreans were denied bail after pleading not guilty to inflicting serious injuries to a man during a fight in Marsa on Saturday afternoon. Another man was charged in connection with the case on Sunday. Mengstab Mulue Hayele, 22, who works as...

  • Anchovy fillets withdrawn

    Anchovy fillets withdrawn

    Fifty gram tins of anchovy fillets in olive oil of the Princes brand have been withdrawn from the market because of elevated levels of histamine, the Health Directorate said. The withdrawn tins are lots L-C089 and L-C036 carrying a best before...

  • Ryanair launches new winter route to Nuremberg

    Ryanair will be operating a new winter route from Malta to Nuremberg, its newest German base, with a twice weekly service as from November. To celebrate, the airline said it was releasing seats on this route at prices starting from €24.99 for...

  • Man charged with arms smuggling found with 4 pump shotguns strapped to him, court hears

    Man charged with arms smuggling found with 4 pump shotguns strapped to him, court hears

    A 26-year-old man from Qormi was granted bail after he denied smuggling seven pump guns with ammunition rounds from Libya. James Azzopardi, who is a crew member on the cargo ship  MV Saint Roch,was arraigned under arrest this afternoon before...

  • Deborah Schembri says she is leading Property Division reform

    The Secretariat for Planning has insisted that Parliamentary Secretary Deborah Schembri is leading the reform of the Government Property Division in view of her ministerial responsibilities for the sector. The secretariat was reacting to a Times...

  • Court says Yes to the Dress

    Court says Yes to the Dress

    A woman who ordered but then cancelled an order for a wedding dress has been ordered by a court to pay for the item in full. The case goes back to May 2013 when Hannah McGivern sued Eurosposa before the Consumer Claims Tribunal alleging that on...

  • New safety features to protect EU citizens from falsified medicines

    New safety features to protect EU citizens from falsified medicines

    Safety for medicines will be further reinforced with the introduction of new obligatory features like a unique identifier and an anti-tampering device. Such safety features will protect European citizens against the health threat of falsified...

  • New Facebook page raises ‘pretty’ serious questions

    New Facebook page raises ‘pretty’ serious questions

    Social media users need to make sure their privacy settings are constantly updated if they want to avoid having their photos shared freely online by third parties. A group of girls have learned this the hard way over the past few days, after they...

  • PN reacts as Joe Mizzi promises further bus service changes

    PN reacts as Joe Mizzi promises further bus service changes

    More changes to the bus service are to be rolled out in the coming weeks, Transport Minister Joe Mizzi said today. Acknowledging that the service was still flawed, the minister said he was aware that many were not satisfied with the service and...

  • Truancy down 15.9% - sharper drop in Gozo

    Truancy down 15.9% - sharper drop in Gozo

    Truancy in scholastic year 2013/2014 was down by 15.9 per cent when compared to the previous year, the National Statistics office said today. It amounted to 597,239 days, equivalent to an average of 13.0 absent days per student. Total authorised...

  • Court hears submissions on injunction against Mark Gaffarena

    Court hears submissions on injunction against Mark Gaffarena

    A court this morning heard submissions in relation to a request for a warrant of inhibitory injunction filed by the Prime Minister against Mark Gaffarena over the controversial €1.65 million expropriation deal for a Valletta property. A final...

  • Italians lead surge in foreign workers in Malta

    Italians lead surge in foreign workers in Malta

    The share of foreign workers in the labour force has more than doubled over the last seven years, with Italians, Britons and Spaniards topping the tables. The total number rose from 9,821 in December 2008, making up 6.1 per cent of the...

  • Updated - Lawyers want to raise the bar for appointment of judges, magistrates

    Updated - Lawyers want to raise the bar for appointment of judges, magistrates

    Updated, adds ministry's reaction - The Chamber of Advocates is proposing to raise the minimum experience required for the appointment of magistrates and judges to 15 years, the Times of Malta has learnt. In a position paper released today (see...

  • Malta newspapers review

    Malta newspapers review

    The following are the top stories in the Maltese newspapers. Times of Malta reports how a 23-year-old man suffered slight burns from fireworks which were being let off from the Palace in Valletta on Sunday. It also reports that the Chamber of...

  • Parliament consortium says payments continued post-election, but extra claim not accepted

    Parliament consortium says payments continued post-election, but extra claim not accepted

    The Bib JV consortium, which was responsible for building Parliament House, has denied allegations on Le Iene TV programme that the Grand Harbour Regeneration Projects stopped payments upon the change of government in 2013. "Payments continued to...

  • Unlicensed man hurt while letting off fireworks from presidential palace

    Unlicensed man hurt while letting off fireworks from presidential palace

    A 23-year-old man suffered facial burns on Sunday night while letting off fireworks from the roof of the Presidential Palace in Valletta as part of the carnival celebrations. The man, an electrician from Fgura, suffered burns as he let off petards...

  • Organisers declare Carnival a success

    Organisers declare Carnival a success

    The carnival organising committee this evening declared this year's Carnival a success, saying turnout was exceptionally good in Valletta and elsewhere, and the standard of the floats and costumes was high.  Jason Busuttil, artistic director, said...

  • Emirates recruiting in Malta

    Emirates Airline is to hold a Cabin Crew Open Day on  February20 at 9.00am at Le Meridien St Julians Hotel & Spa, Balluta Bay. It said it is seeking to recruit people who are dedicated, open-minded, helpful, friendly and...