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Search for reported corpse at sea to continue this morning

A search is set to continue this morning for a man said to have been seen on the reef known as Sikka l-Bajda off Mellieha. Divers reported having seen the corpse of a young man yesterday afternoon. According to reports he had ID documents showing...

  • Mita data centre open day tomorrow

    Mita data centre open day tomorrow

    The Mita data centre in Sta Venera will be open to the public between 9am and 5pm. The event is part of Public Sector Week.   The agency will host an exhibition area with various stands on how ICT has transformed various sectors in Malta such as...

  • FKNK protests over Facebook comments by councillors

    The FKNK has protested to the government, the Local Councils Association and Attard local council after Attard Deputy Mayor Marco Spiteri and councillor Ralph Cassar wrote on the council's Facebok page about why they will vote 'no' in the Spring...

  • Vacancies in church schools

    The Curia has announced vacancies in Form One of its secondary schools and the second year of kindergarten in the 'Other applicants' category. There are 93 Form I places for boys while the number of vacancies for girls is still being...

  • 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.  

  • New airline's licence suspended

    New airline's licence suspended

    Fly Hermes, which cancelled all flights to and from Malta just a month after it started operations, has been grounded after its licence was suspended. The decision was taken by the Maltese civil aviation authorities as the Sicilian-owned company...

  • Hollywood actor Rob Lowe to star in ‘Apocalypse Slough’, partly shot in Malta

    Hollywood actor Rob Lowe to star in ‘Apocalypse Slough’,  partly shot in Malta

    Major Hollywood actor Rob Lowe is set to star in ‘Apocalypse Slough’, a TV drama series to be partly shot in Malta, the Malta Film Commission said in a tweet. According to media reports, he will play a rebellious Catholic priest who takes refuge...

  • Russian seriously injured in traffic accident

    Russian seriously injured in traffic accident

    A 50-year-old Russian man residing in Sliema was grievously injured late yesterday when he was hit by a car driven by a 51-year-old man from Mosta. The accident happened at around 11.30 p.m. in The Strand, Sliema.

  • Group aims to stop the Danish fraudster

    Group aims to stop the Danish fraudster

    Victims of a Danish man who posed as a doctor to dupe women into false medical examinations have set up a Facebook page to raise awareness about his habit. The Facebook page ‘Stop Michael Camilo Precht’ has more than 4,000 followers and its...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of Malta reports how a Dane posed as a doctor to get his hands on women. The Malta Independent quotes Lawrence Gonzi telling a parliamentary committee yesterday that...

  • Dane poses as a doctor to get hands on women

    Dane poses as a doctor to get hands on women

    A young Danish man who tricked women into fake medical examinations by posing as a doctor at Mater Dei Hospital was yesterday given a suspended jail term in spite of having a history of such abuse. Colombian-born Michael Camilo Precht, 25, lured...

  • Group aims to stop the Danish fraudster

    Group aims to stop the Danish fraudster

    Michael Camilo Precht has a community Facebook page dedicated to him and it is definitely not a fan page. The Danish fraudster’s victims in a number of countries set up the page to raise awareness about the man’s habit of posing as a doctor and...

  • Probe on Enemalta hedging since 2013

    Probe on Enemalta hedging since 2013

    Enemalta’s hedging agreements over the past two years will be probed by the National Audit Office after a request was made by Beppe Fenech Adami. The Nationalist Party deputy leader called for the audit during yesterday’s meeting of the Public...

  • Museum manager pocketed takings

    Museum manager pocketed takings

    A €1,000 monthly salary to manage a museum in Vittoriosa was not enough to get by, so Stephen Camilleri lowered the stated number of visitors and pocketed the difference in entrance fees. Mr Camilleri, 32, was considered one of Fondazzjoni Wirt...

  • Soft toy thief is given a second chance

    A 25-year-old Fgura man who was yesterday found guilty of theft from a girl guides’ centre got a lifeline from a magistrate who felt he seemed to have changed his ways. Ian Mizzi was within the terms of a conditional discharge from a previous...

  • Study on single mothers points to chronic poverty

    Study on single mothers points to chronic poverty

    A third of single mothers were raised in a family that struggled with unemployment at some point, highlighting the transmission of poverty down the generations, according to the first large-scale study on lone parents in Malta. “This is a social...

  • Places out tomorrow

    The second issue of Places: Design & Living is out with The Sunday Times of Malta tomorrow, with a peek into a variety of home interiors and insight into what it takes to do them up fast and well. The January issue showcases a spectrum of...

  • Man stole jewellery

    A man accepted his sister’s invitation to her house and stole €1,500 worth of her jewellery. Dennis Galea, 32, from Rabat, a construction worker, admitted stealing his sister’s jewellery from her house, also in Rabat, last Tuesday. Magistrate...

  • Road closures

    Part of Triq San Edwardu, in Qormi (between Triq Antonio Fenech and Triq Żinżel) will be closed to traffic tomorrow between 7am and 7pm because of construction work. Transport Malta said traffic from Triq Mdina will be diverted onto Triq il-Ġdida...

  • Health authorities allay fears on handling Ebola

    Health authorities allay fears on handling Ebola

    Concerns raised over Ebola procedures used with asylum seekers who entered hospital last Thursday were addressed by health authorities, who said all necessary precautions were taken. Questions were raised on health procedures being implemented for...

  • Buttigieg dodges questions over elderly woman’s hospital death

    Buttigieg dodges questions over elderly woman’s hospital death

    Nationalist shadow health minister Claudette Buttigieg yesterday dodged questions about her claims that an 83-year-old woman died in a hospital corridor where equipment needed to save her was not available. Asked for evidence to substantiate her...