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  • 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...

  • 100 years of aviation history celebrated with flypast

    100 years of aviation history celebrated with flypast

    The Maltese islands celebrated 100 years of aviation today with a flypast organised by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Malta, the Tourism Ministry and Transport Malta. The flypast was originally planned to take place in February. The...

  • Traditional processions mark Palm Sunday

    Traditional processions mark Palm Sunday

    Palm Sunday processions were held around the Catholic world today including in Malta. The processions recall the triumphal entry of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem, preceding his arrest and crucifixion. The account of the passion was also read during Mass.

  • Daniel Holmes preparing case against Malta

    Daniel Holmes preparing case against Malta

    Imprisoned Welshman Daniel Holmes is in the process of filing a case against Malta in the European Court of Human Rights, attacking not only the lengthy proceedings but also what he believes is an excessive punishment. Mr Holmes is currently...

  • Judge has record pending civil cases

    Judge has record pending civil cases

    There are 366 civil cases in court that have been waiting for judgment for more than a year and 60 per cent of these are presided over by one judge. Figures obtained by The Sunday Times of Malta show that Mr Justice Joseph R. Micallef has 219...

  • Former Żebbuġ mayor will be ‘trusted’ Addolorata manager

    Former Żebbuġ mayor will be ‘trusted’ Addolorata manager

    Former Żebbuġ mayor Brian Bonnici has been recruited by the government to manage Addolorata cemetery on a position of trust basis without a call for applications,The SundayTimes of Malta has learnt. When contacted,Mr Bonnici confirmed that he has...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. The Sunday Times of Malta reports how a girl, 13, lied that her grandfather raped her. It also reports how there are 366 civil cases awaiting sentence in court, 60 per cent...

  • Girl, 13, lies about rape by grandpa

    Girl, 13, lies about rape by grandpa

    A teenage girl made up a story that her grandfather raped her several times to get back at her father and his family, a court has found, finally bringing to an end the pensioner’s three-year ordeal. The man, now 68, was cleared of charges of...

  • Girl, 13, lies about rape by grandpa

    A teenage girl made up a story that her grandfather raped her several times to get back at her father and his family, the court ruled, finally bringing to an end the pensioner’s three-year ordeal. The man, now 68, was cleared of charges of raping...

  • Judge has record pending civil cases

    There are 366 civil cases in court that have been waiting for judgment for more than a year and 60 per cent of these are presided over by one judge. Figures obtained by The Sunday Times of Malta show that Mr Justice Joseph R. Micallef has 219...

  • New hospital to employ 500

    The 200-bed St John Paul II Hospital located within Smart City, and specialising in orthopaedics and neurosurgery, is set to start operating in two years’ time following a €100 million investment by a private company. The hospital, which Health...

  • Holmes preparing case against Malta

    Holmes preparing case against Malta

    Imprisoned Welshman Daniel Holmes is in the process of filing a case against Malta in the European Court of Human Rights, attacking not only the lengthy proceedings but also what he believes is an excessive punishment. Mr Holmes is currently...

  • Two more informants on Gozo Ministry works scam

    Two more informants on Gozo Ministry works scam

    Two new informants have come forward with fresh information on a scam that allegedly saw the Gozo ministry finance work on the private properties of constituents. The latest person to volunteer information is the first not to be implicated in the...

  • PN officials met whistleblower

    Nationalist Party general secretary Chris Said yesterday admitted he and party leader Simon Busuttil had met a Gozitan whistleblower over money he claimed was owed for works carried out for the Għarb council. Dr Said’s revelation – which came...

  • Pitkala disagreement may cause showdown

    Pitkala disagreement may cause showdown

    A showdown is expected this week at the Pitkalija (vegetable and fruit market) in Ta’ Qali between the government and the private middlemen – known as pitkala – if a disagreement over a bank guarantee is not resolved by Tuesday. According to a new...