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  • One car bomb blast victim may have been transporting device

    One car bomb blast victim may have been transporting device

    One of the three car-bomb explosions in 2016 has still not been registered as a homicide, as police are still unsure whether the explosive device had been planted in the victim’s car or he himself had transported it. Home Affairs Minister Carmelo...

  • 'Il-Qarċilla' at Fort St Angelo on Monday

    'Il-Qarċilla' at Fort St Angelo on Monday

    Heritage Malta is to host the traditional carnival qarċilla at Fort St Angelo on Monday.  Il-qarċilla is a poetic farce in Maltese which up to 100 years ago formed part of the carnival celebrations held in Valletta and was also very popular in a...

  • Pete Buttigieg gaining praise and support in race for US Democratic Party chair

    Pete Buttigieg gaining praise and support in race for US Democratic Party chair

    Pete Buttigieg, an American politician of Maltese descent, has been gaining praise and building support in his bid for the chair of the Democratic Party in the United States, a position of huge importance in the US political system. "While the...

  • Malta newspapers review

    Malta newspapers review

    The following are the top stories in Malta's newspapers today. Times of Malta reports that the number of people tested at the sexual health clinic has tripled in recent years, according to official data. l-orizzont highlights praise for the local...

  • Watch: Malta may ask France to permanently return de Valette's dagger

    Watch: Malta may ask France to permanently return de Valette's dagger

    A request to the French authorities to hand over the de Valette dagger for keeps, to have it on permanent display in Malta, is not being excluded by the government. The dagger and an ornamental sword – both given to Grand Master Jean de Valette...

  • ITS site sale is scandalous, warns Marthese Portelli

    ITS site sale is scandalous, warns Marthese Portelli

    Shadow environment minister Marthese Portelli described the sale of the ITS site to a company of the Seabank Group as “one of the biggest scandals of the Labour government”. Dr Portelli told Parliament on Tuesday the contract signed by the...

  • Third Panama company belonged to someone more important than Mizzi, Schembri - Busuttil

    Third Panama company belonged to someone more important than Mizzi, Schembri - Busuttil

    The third Panama company belonged to someone who was far more important than Minister Konrad Mizzi and OPM chief of staff Keith Schembri because the name of its owner was not mentioned in writing, PN leader Simon Busuttil said this...

  • Pana Committee MEPs kept clear of local issues

    Pana Committee MEPs kept clear of local issues

    The Pana Committee visited Malta on a fact-finding mission into the Panama Papers, taxation and money laundering on Monday. Philip Leone-Ganado unpacks the outcome of a day of high-profile meetings. With a wide remit to lead an inquiry into money...

  • Boy, 7, fails to take school transport home

    Boy, 7, fails to take school transport home

    An investigation is underway by the Education Ministry to see why a seven-year-old Marsascala Primary student did not take the school transport at noon and was found in another locality, the government said. The transport was early as examinations...

  • Law under which teacher was sent to jail to be amended

    Law under which teacher was sent to jail to be amended

    Updated at 9pm with PN statement An amendment to the Criminal Code was this evening moved in Parliament by Justice Minister Owen Bonnici to amend the law which saw Dorianne Camilleri sentenced to five years in jail for having involuntarily killed...

  • MP slams ‘compensation’ deal due to failed IVF processes

    MP slams ‘compensation’ deal due to failed IVF processes

    Health Shadow Minister Claudette Buttigieg has called on the government to confirm or deny whether monetary compensation had been offered to couples whose IVF process had failed following a power outage at Mater Dei Hospital’s IVF incubator last...

  • A new app for simpler, greener waste disposal

    A new app for simpler, greener waste disposal

    How would you go about throwing away a fridge? Which garbage bag should you throw those old shoes in? When is recycling picked up in your town?A new app released today by the Environment Ministry can answer these questions and help guide you in...

  • Migrant's death is stark reminder of impact of living in constant uncertainty - NGOs

    Migrant's death is stark reminder of impact of living in constant uncertainty - NGOs

    Frederick Ofosu’s death was a start reminder of how devastating the impact of living in a state of constant uncertainty was, 14 non-governmental organisations said in a joint statement. READ: Man who took his own life had applied for assisted...

  • Court finds 'clear and unequivocal' breach of right to fair hearing

    Court finds 'clear and unequivocal' breach of right to fair hearing

    A man's claim that his fundamental right to a fair hearing was violated owing to a procedural error was upheld by a constitutional court which declared there had been a "clear and unequivocal" breach of rights. Christopher Cassar, 38, from Żabbar...

  • Nexia BT publishes reply to Pana Committee questions

    Nexia BT publishes reply to Pana Committee questions

    Nexia BT accountants Brian Tonna and Karl Cini could only answer six of 20 questions posed to them by MEPs investigating the Panama Papers data leak, citing their legal obligations to client confidentiality and anti-money...

  • Malta International Airport's profits rise to €21 million

    Malta International Airport's profits rise to €21 million

    Malta International Airport’s profits increased from €19.3 million to €21 million last year.  In a notice on the Malta Stock Exchange, the company said increases in revenues were registered by the company’s aviation and non-aviation segments. The...

  • Soft drinks to contain 10 per cent less sugar by 2020

    Soft drinks to contain 10 per cent less sugar by 2020

    The Maltese soft drinks industry has announced it will reduce added sugars in its products by 10 per cent by 2020, as part of a recent European soft drink industry 10 per cent sugar reduction commitment. This initiative responds to changing...

  • Pembroke-Mosta matchfixing case continues

    Pembroke-Mosta matchfixing case continues

    The Nigerian-born team manager of Pembroke FC, currently in the midst of a match-fixing scandal, was today in court as the case involving the bribery of players and match fixing conspiracy by his team against Mosta FC on February 11...

  • Pending civil court cases at record lows, says Justice Minister

    Pending civil court cases at record lows, says Justice Minister

    Justice Minister Owen Bonnici this afternoon hailed the reduction in the number of pending civil court cases to the lowest ever levels since statistics started being gathered, saying this achievement was also being recognised by foreign...

  • PM Muscat 'lied' about Konrad Mizzi's audit for months - PN

    PM Muscat 'lied' about Konrad Mizzi's audit for months - PN

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat lied last October when he said that an audit of his minister Konrad Mizzi's offshore company and trust was a "work in progress", the Nationalist Party said this afternoon.  The audit opinion released by Dr Mizzi on...