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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.  

  • Seven of 10 pending criminal libel cases are against journalists

    Seven of 10 pending criminal libel cases are against journalists

    Seven of the 10 pending criminal libel cases are against journalists, information obtained by the Times of Malta shows. Three of the seven were instituted by public officials, including the Minister Within the Office of the Prime Minister, Konrad...

  • Official figures ‘misrepresent’ the struggles of police officers, union official says

    Official figures ‘misrepresent’ the struggles of police officers, union official says

    At least one police officer a day has to seek medical treatment while on duty for injuries caused by those breaking the law, Police Union secretary Sandro Camilleri said. This is in stark contrast to figures tabled in Parliament this week by Home...

  • €140,000 gaming sector salaries still not competitive enough - survey

    €140,000 gaming sector salaries still not competitive enough - survey

    Salaries which by Maltese standards are considered to be very high are still deemed by the online gaming industry as not competitive enough compared to other countries, according to a survey. The study on Maltese iGaming salaries in the industry...

  • Jilted lover seeks revenge

    Jilted lover seeks revenge

    A jilted lover seemingly bent on taking revenge on his former partner was summoned before a magistrate's court today, charged with harassing and threatening the woman, both personally as well as through electronic means. The court, presided by...

  • Nexia BT will not say if they confused Konrad Mizzi with Keith Schembri

    Nexia BT will not say if they confused Konrad Mizzi with Keith Schembri

    Nexia BT would not comment on whether they mixed up information on two of their clients: Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri. When he appeared before the Pana Committee on Monday, Dr Mizzi, the Minister at the Office of the Prime Minister, was asked...

  • New Weee Trolleys in 11 localities in Gozo

    New Weee Trolleys in 11 localities in Gozo

    Weee Trolleys – Collection Points have been introduced in 11 localities in Gozo. Residents of the localities can discard small electronic devices, such as cables, kettles, laptops and hairdryers in the trolleys for recycling free of charge. The...

  • Meningitis B vaccine shortage likely to persist

    Meningitis B vaccine shortage likely to persist

    A one-year-old baby died of meningitis B, a disease against which vaccines are currently unavailable, this newspaper is informed. Sources said the baby died last month after contracting the disease that affects the lining around the brain and...

  • Building by Maltese architect graces entrance of London’s Westfield City Mall

    Building by Maltese architect graces entrance of London’s Westfield City Mall

    An iconic kiosk for the entrance of Westfield City's Shopping Centre leading from the Queen Elizabeth's Olympic Park in London has been designed by award winning architectural practice Mizzi Studio. The kiosk is of the Italian café brand...

  • Prison inmate to serve more time

    Prison inmate to serve more time

    A self-confessed drug addict, currently serving a jail term for a number of thefts, was today back in court to face fresh charges related to aggravated theft alongside another man who acted as an accomplice. Allan Grima, 34, from Kalkara, was...

  • Homeless man denied bail on drug-related charges

    Homeless man denied bail on drug-related charges

    A homeless man who told a court he often seeks shelter at a Park and Ride was denied bail today after being arraigned on charges of drug trafficking following a scuffle with police. Plasterer Abubakar Ibrahim Jabril, 32, was charged with...

  • Broadcasting Authority staff slam their chairwoman in letter to Prime Minister

    Broadcasting Authority staff slam their chairwoman in letter to Prime Minister

    Staff members at the Broadcasting Authority are up in arms against their chairwoman and have asked for the Prime Minister’s direct intervention, the Times of Malta is informed. Stopping short from asking for her outright sacking, the majority of...

  • Unannounced English language module is a pilot study, University says

    Unannounced English language module is a pilot study, University says

    A newly-introduced study module for first-year University students who obtained a Grade 4 or 5 in their English language SEC is a "pilot study" and consultations on its implementation are ongoing, the University said today.  The University...

  • Consolidated fund registers €33m positive change

    Consolidated fund registers €33m positive change

    Updated 12.52pm - Added government statement The government's consolidated fund registered a deficit of €15.9 million in January of this year, new statistics have shown.  Compared to the same month last year, recurrent revenue registered an...

  • Then and now: 50-year-old survey sheets show extent of Malta's urbanisation

    Then and now: 50-year-old survey sheets show extent of Malta's urbanisation

    Seven takeaway snapshots from the 1968 survey sheets, made available online by the Planning Authority, show a land far less choked with buildings when compared to today. Still to come: Marsa’s December 13 Road It is the principal thoroughfare...

  • Ray of hope for Malian men contesting deportation

    Ray of hope for Malian men contesting deportation

    Nine Malian asylum seekers whose bid to seek refugee status in Malta had failed, were granted a ray of hope when a constitutional court this morning declared that it would hear their case wherein they are contesting their repatriation. The First...

  • Prison guard who posted offensive Facebook comment must pay €5,000 fine

    Prison guard who posted offensive Facebook comment must pay €5,000 fine

    A prison guard sentenced to pay a €5,000 fine after being found guilty of having made an improper use of the electronic media, had his punishment confirmed on appeal. Vincent Debono, 46, was convicted by a magistrate's court in May 2016 of having...

  • Watch: Caravan catches fire by Addolorata cemetery

    Watch: Caravan catches fire by Addolorata cemetery

    Updated 11.08am - Nobody injured Police and a fire-fighting crew rushed to Luqa this morning following reports of two vehicles on fire in the vicinity of Addolorata cemetery. Eyewitnesses told Times of Malta that they heard what sounded like an...

  • Shot fired, man arrested following suspected car theft attempt

    Shot fired, man arrested following suspected car theft attempt

    A 43-year-old man was arrested early this morning following a police search that saw officers fire a shot towards two suspected car thieves.  Police received a report that shots had been fired in Birkirkara's Infetti area at around 1am, they said...

  • BBC HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur to give public talks

    BBC HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur to give public talks

    Updated 11.23am BBC HARDtalk presenter Stephen Sackur will address students and academics in a public lecture to be held early next month, the University of Malta has announced.  Mr Sackur has covered the Gulf War, reunification of Germany and...