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  • Alps tragedy: Pilots caution against knee-jerk reaction

    Alps tragedy: Pilots caution against knee-jerk reaction

    Pilots insist that the introduction of specific mental health tests will prove challenging to implement as they caution against knee-jerk reactions in the wake of the Germanwings tragedy. The Airline Pilots Association yesterday said pilots were...

  • PN sets up complaints office

    PN sets up complaints office

    A future Nationalist government will act on cases of political discrimination, party leader Simon Busuttil has pledged. Addressing supporters in Mosta yesterday, Dr Busuttil said an office had been set up within the PN to receive complaints of...

  • Labour doing more with less – Muscat

    Labour doing more with less – Muscat

    Though the Labour government had in its first two years lowered taxes and introduced a host of social measures, it still managed to reverse the trend and reduce the country’s debt, the Prime Minister said yesterday. A buoyant Joseph Muscat was...

  • Shout campaign urges people to pick up votes

    Shout campaign urges people to pick up votes

    Thousands of voting documents are yet to be collected, Spring Hunting Out (Shout) spokesman Mark Sultana said yesterday, as he urged voters to pick up their documents and use them to overcome egoism in next month’s referendum. Speaking at a Sliema...

  • Hunters in EU deserve equal treatment – Iva

    Hunters in EU deserve equal treatment – Iva

    Abolishing spring hunting would be an unfair and extremist measure as hunters in Malta have the right to be treated as equals with Italians, the Spanish and the French, the Iva Movement said yesterday. Sylvana Zarb Darmanin made this appeal during...

  • Dalli’s ‘words of wisdom’ for PN leader

    John Dalli is insisting Nationalist Party leader Simon Busuttil come clean on his alleged acquaintance with the head of the EU’s anti-fraud agency. In a tit-for-tat reply yesterday, Mr Dalli even shared what he described as words of wisdom that Dr...

  • Environment NGOs link up

    A new project, called the Terrafirma Collective, has been set up to facilitate collaboration between environmental NGOs. Present for the official launch by Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, Friends of the Earth Malta and the Malta Organic Agriculture...

  • Migrants helping migrants: women set up support group

    Migrants helping migrants: women set up support group

    A group of women who moved to Malta – some for love, others for better opportunities – have set out to help fellow female migrants who may be feeling lost and vulnerable. The women all come from different backgrounds but have a common aim: “We’re...

  • Celebrating a centenary of aviation

    Celebrating a centenary of aviation

    Malta yesterday celebrated 100 years of aviation with a flypast organised by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, the Tourism Ministry and Transport Malta. In 1915, the first recorded flight was made by a seaplane over Grand Harbour.

  • A man called Noone

    A man called Noone

    A man who has been looking for his father for 20 years is in Malta to try and dig out more information about his origins. Brian Wallace, or David Noone by birth, is cycling and camping it across the southern Mediterranean, looking for a man who...

  • On the dot

    On the dot

    Parking in Buġibba has always been stressful and extensions to pavements do not go down well with residents. Apart from this, they might also be dangerous for any people who will be seated there, in case of an accident. Fast food cretins These...

  • Constitutional case dismissed

    The First Hall of the Civil Court, presided over by Madame Justice Jacqueline Padovani, in the case ‘GasanMamo Insurance Ltd v Alexander Jan Edward Van Reeven and Jeanette Marie Van Reeven’, held, among other things that once the procedures to...

  • Two men injured in accidents

    Two men injured in accidents

    A 24-year-old man was grievously injured this afternoon when the Yamaha he was riding collided with a Toyota Hilux that was being driven by a 64-year-old man from Cirkewwa. The accident happened in Triq il-Marfa, Mellieha at 12.20pm. In another...

  • Man dies after freak fall in Zurrieq

    Man dies after freak fall in Zurrieq

    A 21 year-old man from Zurrieq, Justin Pace, died this afternoon after falling in the area known as Fuq il-Gibjun (Nigret) in his home town. The police said the accident happened at 4pm. The man, who was with friends, allegedly lost his balance,...

  • Thousands of voting documents still uncollected - Shout campaign

    Thousands of voting documents still uncollected - Shout campaign

    Thousands of voting documents were still uncollected and the spring hunting out (Shout) campaign this afternoon encouraged people who had not yet collected theirs to do so and use it to overcome egoism. Speaking during a family feast at the Chalet...

  • Hunters should enjoy same rights as other EU citizens - Yes campaign

    Hunters should enjoy same rights as other EU citizens - Yes campaign

    The hunting lobby this afternoon urged voters to vote ‘yes’ in the forthcoming referendum to allow spring hunting, arguing that Maltese hunters should enjoy the same rights as other EU citizens. Addressing an event at Mellieha, Sylvana Zarb...

  • Donald Tusk in Malta tomorrow

    Donald Tusk in Malta tomorrow

    European Council President Donald Tusk will be in Malta tomorrow for official talks with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. The topics expected to be discussed include efforts to stabilise the region; the crisis in Libya and its regional and...

  • PN accuses Prime Minister of lying as Joseph Muscat says Giovanna Debono's case 'just the tip of the iceberg'

    PN accuses Prime Minister of lying as Joseph Muscat says Giovanna Debono's case 'just the tip of the iceberg'

    The Prime Minister this morning forged ahead with his attack on the Opposition for failing to take action about allegations of abuse involving former minister Giovanna Debono’s husband saying the Nationalist Party had been aware of the claims for...

  • Redeemer statue is ‘unstable’

    Redeemer statue is ‘unstable’

    Hundreds walked behind Christ the Redeemer in Senglea two weeks ago as part of the penitentiary pilgrimage led by Archbishop Charles Scicluna, and more will accompany the 300-year-old statue on Friday when it joins the traditional Good Friday...

  • Nationalist Party sets up office for political discrimination complaints

    Nationalist Party sets up office for political discrimination complaints

    The Nationalist Party has set up an office to receive complaints of political discrimination on which a future government would act, party leader Simon Busuttil has said. He was speaking at Mosta this morning during an activity held as part of the...