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  • Five Times of Malta journalists win at press awards

    Five Times of Malta journalists win at press awards

    Five Times of Malta journalists took home prizes at the Malta Journalism Awards this evening.  Caroline Muscat won in both the print journalism and environmental journalism categories. Ms Muscat was the journalist who revealed how businessman Mark...

  • 'Children cannot spend years in care'

    'Children cannot spend years in care'

    Children cannot spend years in care waiting for someone to decide their future, and a new protection law should ensure that never happens, social workers insist. The Maltese Association of Social Workers (MASW) is calling for a law that includes...

  • No permit for One’s electronic billboard

    No permit for One’s electronic billboard

    The Planning Authority has turned down One’s application to sanction an electronic billboard that has been operating for the last four years next to the Labour Party’s media house in Marsa. In November 2013, the planning watchdog issued an...

  • 'Mercy has to be concrete', Archbishop reminds Maltese

    'Mercy has to be concrete', Archbishop reminds Maltese

    Society risks becoming desensitised to the migration crisis, Migrant Offshore Aid Station Founder Chris Catrambone told the Times of Malta.Speaking during a visit to MOAS's rescue vessel the Phoenix by Archbishop Charles Scicluna today, Mr...

  • Government, Opposition fail to agree on Parliamentary agenda

    Government, Opposition fail to agree on Parliamentary agenda

    6.20pm Updated with PN statement The government and Opposition this afternoon failed to agree on Parliament’s agenda for next week. Agreement was especially hard to come by when MPs discussed when to debate Marlene Farrugia’s motion of censure...

  • No GMO: Activists march against Monsanto

    No GMO: Activists march against Monsanto

    Environmentalists opposed to the practices of an agrichemical behemoth this morning marched down Valletta as part of a global protest movement.Local activists from the Malta Organic Agriculture Movement held Malta’s version of the March Against...

  • Maiden meeting for directors at office of Financial Services arbiter

    Maiden meeting for directors at office of Financial Services arbiter

    Finance Minister Edward Scicluna this morning wished directors at Malta's newly-established Financial Services Arbiter's office well in their new roles. The board of directors will be responsible for administrative issues related to the office of...

  • Paceville fight ends with samurai swords

    Paceville fight ends with samurai swords

    It sounds like the plot to a Japanese B-movie.  Four men get into an argument with some nightclub bouncers, then return for payback - armed with samurai swords.  But this was no movie. This was St George's street in Paceville this morning at...

  • Suspected burglars caught red-handed by off-duty sergeant

    Suspected burglars caught red-handed by off-duty sergeant

    An off-duty police sergeant yesterday caught two people trying to break into a Pieta home red-handed.  The sergeant was on Triq il-Duluri at 11pm when he noticed the two - a 51-year-old woman and 19-year-old man - trying to force a door open. He...

  • Sea off The Strand turns white

    Sea off The Strand turns white

    A big white murky patch can been seen spreading in the sea off The Strand in Gzira, as this picture sent to Times of Malta shows. Residents believe that a construction project currently taking shape across the road is to blame for the patch, with...

  • 'We never agreed with BirdLife on Turtle Dove numbers': FKNK

    'We never agreed with BirdLife on Turtle Dove numbers': FKNK

    Updated 22 May with AD statement In view of the "perceived decline" of turtle dove and the subsequent classification of the species as "vulnerable”, two hunting organisations today urged the government to declare a voluntary moratorium on the...

  • Architects stuck as legal notice is not yet approved

    Architects stuck as legal notice is not yet approved

    A new legal notice regulating development notification orders that should have been approved earlier this week is still pending, it has emerged, leaving architects in the dark. Last week, Times of Malta reported that the recently set up Planning...

  • From the Barracuda restaurant incident to Eurovision...

    From the Barracuda restaurant incident to Eurovision...

    Times of Malta presents a selection of its photographers' choice of their best photos over the past days.    

  • 'Mizzi was disciplined' - Chris Cardona says as he launches PL bid

    'Mizzi was disciplined' - Chris Cardona says as he launches PL bid

    The Prime Minister adopted "high ethical standards" when he sanctioned Konrad Mizzi over his Panama company, the Economy Minister said. Chris Cardona described Dr Mizzi's decision "a mistake" for which he had paid a price, when asked about a...

  • Noise and dust at the end of Swieqi tunnel

    Noise and dust at the end of Swieqi tunnel

    A tunnel being dug as part of the interconnector project has turned a quiet Swieqi valley into a hell of thumping generators, clanging diggers and clouds of fine dust, residents have complained. “The noise is unbearable; it’s like living on board...

  • No mention of ‘estate planning’ in Mizzi's New Zealand trust; minister sues: 'character assassination'

    No mention of ‘estate planning’ in Mizzi's New Zealand trust; minister sues: 'character assassination'

    Updated 1.30pm with Mizzi's second reaction, and Times of Malta new document Konrad Mizzi did not list “estate planning” as the reason for setting up his New Zealand trust despite his claims that it was meant for his two properties in London and...

  • Maltese newspaper review

    Maltese newspaper review

    These are the top stories in today’s Maltese newspapers: Times of Malta quotes social workers saying that children cannot spend years in care waiting for someone to decide their future, and the new protection law should ensure none are lost in care.

  • Reeds at Mellieha valley set on fire

    Reeds at Mellieha valley set on fire

    The reeds at the bottom of the valley at Sta Marija Estate in Mellieha were set on fire by a person who was seen pouring inflammable liquid and setting them alight. Reader Mark Vella Bardon sent in the video above and said there was a similar fire...

  • Birdlife reserves open weekends before summer closure

    Birdlife reserves open weekends before summer closure

    BirdLife’s nature reserves are open this and next weekend before they close for summer. There will be special family activities at both Simar in St Paul’s Bay and Għadira on the last weekend. Although all activities, including a 90-minute...

  • Air Malta: concerns expressed about government's handling of negotiations

    Air Malta: concerns expressed about government's handling of negotiations

    Top Air Malta executives have expressed serious concerns about the government’s handling of negotiations with Alitalia fearing that the national airline may be turned into a feeder airline serving Italy’s national air carrier. These concerns,...