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  • Gas price fall

    The price of a 12kg gas cylinder is being reduced from €16.50 to €15 as from tomorrow, the Energy Ministry said. The ministry added that this price will be fixed for three months.

  • ‘Our acquaintance did not benefit Gaffarena’

    ‘Our acquaintance did not benefit Gaffarena’

    Nationalist deputy leader Beppe Fenech Adami after being challenged yesterday on how well he knew the man at the centre of a property scandal insisted that Marco Gaffarena had gained nothing from their acquaintance. Dr Fenech Adami was reacting to...

  • PN wants faster roll-out of new pension

    PN wants faster roll-out of new pension

    The Nationalist Party has called on the government to introduce the National Minimum Guaranteed Pension at a faster pace, to address the 34 per cent of the population who are at risk of poverty. Social Solidarity Shadow Minister Paula Mifsud...

  • Daughter appeal to fly father’s body home

    Daughter appeal to fly father’s body home

    The daughter of a Department of Information photographer is appealing for financial help to put together €4,000 to transport her father’s body to Malta after he died suddenly in Croatia. Desiree Attard, 28, was left devastated when she received a...

  • New hotel proposed for Marsalforn

    New hotel proposed for Marsalforn

    An application has been filed to build a four-star 87-room hotel in Marsalforn, complete with a large rooftop pool. The site is located in Rabat Road with an area of approximately 1,200 square metres, according to the project description statement...

  • Stage set for Calleja

    Stage set for Calleja

    Tenor Joseph Calleja rehearsing against a stunning backdrop yesterday evening with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra ahead of his annual concert at the Luxol Grounds tomorrow night.

  • Prison warder injured by inmate

    Prison warder injured by inmate

    A prison warder suffered minor injuries while conducting a search on a prisoner, the government said. It said in a brief statement that the administration of the Corradino Correctional Facility took all the necessary action and informed the police...

  • Cheaper gas prices as from Monday

    Cheaper gas prices as from Monday

    The cost of the 12 kilogram gas cylinders is going down to €15, from €16.50 as from Monday and will remain fixed until the end of October, the Energy Ministry said. It said it was the cheapest gas had ever been in the past four years. The ministry...

  • Renzo Piano visits his masterpiece

    Renzo Piano visits his masterpiece

    Architect Renzo Piano today visited his masterpiece in Valletta for the first time since the new Parliament started being used. Senator Piano, who was accompanied by his wife and members of his team, was met by Speaker Anglu Farrugia with whom he...

  • Case of alleged abuse at St Vincent de Paul passed to the police for investigation

    Case of alleged abuse at St Vincent de Paul passed to the police for investigation

    The police have been asked to investigate a report of alleged abuse on a resident at St Vincent de Paul, the Family Ministry said. Without going into what the alleged incident was, the ministry said in a statement that as soon as the report was...

  • Pilots' association concerned about Air Malta's fleet maximisation plan

    The airline pilots association (Alpa) has expressed disappointment that Air Malta’s fleet maximisation plans, presented to the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association a few days ago, were never discussed with divulged to any employee...

  • Assistance sought to fly deceased photographer's body to Malta

    Assistance sought to fly deceased photographer's body to Malta

    Desiree Attard, the daughter of the late Department of Information photographer Martin Attard, is appealing for assistance to put together €4,000 to bring down her father’s body to Malta after he passed away in Croatia on July 23. Mr Attard’s...

  • Updated: PN calls for study on introduction of second pillar pension

    Updated: PN calls for study on introduction of second pillar pension

    (Adds PL's, government replies) The Nationalist Party has called for a study on the introduction of a second pillar pensions scheme in a bid to address adequacy of pensions. It also wants the government to speed up the introduction of the national...

  • A hero for one day

    A hero for one day

    Gozitan twins Karl and Krista Curmi got the fright of their lives last Wednesday when they were about to leave Marsalforn after a swim with their grandmother, Victoria Grech, at Il-Menqa. The 10-year-old siblings from Victoria are regular swimmers...

  • Environmental organisation concerned about dismantling of Great Siege heroes grave

    Environmental organisation concerned about dismantling of Great Siege heroes grave

    Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar has expressed itself against the building of a long hall over the Great Siege cemetery on Merchant’s Street, Valletta flanking St John’s Cathedral. The hall would be used to exhibit all the Flemish tapestries...

  • Six people, including two children and baby, injured in accident

    Six people, including two children and baby, injured in accident

    Two children were grievously injured in a traffic accident last night which saw six people being taken to hospital. The police said the accident happened in Main Street, Mellieha at around 11.30pm. A Seat Ibiza that was being driven by a...

  • Updated: Beppe Fenech Adami says Mark Gaffarena's 'friendship' with him 'did not pay off'

    Updated: Beppe Fenech Adami says Mark Gaffarena's 'friendship' with him 'did not pay off'

    Mark Gaffarena who is at the centre of a number of scandals and has even been mentioned in the Daniel Zammit inquiry report, said in a comment on this website and on his wife's Facebook wall that he had met Opposition deputy leader Beppe Fenech...

  • 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.

  • Gaming industry should remain vigilant

    Gaming Malta has encouraged the gaming industry to remain vigilant to ensure Malta’s reputation as a “home” to gaming is not threatened. The foundation, set up earlier this year, said in a statement that the events of the last week should not...

  • Scrambles through wall in Sliema… emerges in Italy

    Scrambles through wall in Sliema… emerges in Italy

    The stunning graffiti mural in Sliema depicting a man scrambling into a hole in a wall of a building has emerged in the south of Italy. Created by artist MTO, the figure of a bearded grey man emerged on a building in the town of Sapri. It is the...