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  • Waste rules to change

    The waste management regulations covering electrical and electronic equipment would soon be changed, the planning authority said yesterday. The changes were linked to the removal of eco-contribution on waste electrical and electronic equipment...

  • Former Mimcol CEO hits back at minister’s claims

    Former Mimcol CEO hits back at minister’s claims

    Former Mimcol CEO Vince Mifsud said he had repeatedly flagged the problems of procurement and recruitment and only resigned after these remained unaddressed for almost two years. Mr Mifsud said, through his lawyer, that the issues were flagged via...

  • MUMN solidarity with its officials over ‘attacks’

    The Malta Union of Nurses and Midwives has expressed solidarity with its top officials and honorary president Paul Pace “in view of the continued and unwarranted attacks being made on them by the Times of Malta following the issuance of a...

  • Italians in Global deal

    A company owned by two Italians has purchased a 48.5 per cent Mauritius shareholding in Global Capital, the company said yesterday. EIP plc, owned by Paolo Catalfamo and Andrea Zitelli, yesterday bought 6,399,092 shares in the company. Global...

  • 11 months jail for Romanian who stole iPhone in Paceville club

    A Romanian national who stole a top-of-the-range iPhone from a Paceville nightclub last month was sentenced to 11 months in jail yesterday. Magistrate Aaron Bugeja passed judgment after hearing Cezarica Rosioru, 28, change his plea to guilty. Mr...

  • Gozitan gets three months for assaulting eight police officers

    A Gozitan man was yesterday sentenced for three months in prison and had a nine-month suspended jail term converted into effective imprisonment after being found guilty of assaulting eight police officers. Magistrate Joseph Mifsud found Martin...

  • Serial fraudster behind bars again over property rentals

    Career fraudster Annabelle Camilleri Monreal, who tricked people into renting apartments and villas that did not belong to her, was yesterday sentenced to a year in jail after being found guilty of defrauding more people over property rentals. The...

  • Plainclothes police officers arrest teenage pickpocket getting off bus

    Two plainclothes police officers deployed to curb pick-pocketing scored a success on Tuesday when they arrested a teenager, who pleaded guilty to attempted theft. Magistrate Charmaine Galea heard that the Bulgaria-born Asya Georgieva Stancheva,...

  • Five cruise ships dock as 2015 is set to be a record

    Five cruise ships dock as 2015 is set to be a record

    Valletta’s population increased by about 14,000 for at least a day yesterday, as the Grand Harbour hosted five cruise liners. These are five of the 325 vessels that are expected to visit, making 2015 a record year in terms of cruise...

  • Refusal to publish guarantee to Electrogas a ‘concern’

    Refusal to publish guarantee to Electrogas a ‘concern’

    The government’s declaration that the publication of an €88 million State guarantee to Electrogas for the building of a new power station would have a negative effect on the economy raised more questions than answers, the Opposition said...

  • 100 photos in 100th book

    100 photos in 100th book

    Daniel Cilia has just published his 100th book, which is about his other 99 publications, but the photographer will not be stopping at this milestone. With another 43 books in the making, The One Hundredth is a collection of 100 images, most of...

  • GO shareholders endorse spin-off of property subsidiary

    GO shareholders endorse spin-off of property subsidiary

    GO shareholders have endorsed the spin-off of a subsidiary, Malta Properties Limited (MPL), into a separate, and publicly listed, entity focused on property management. The necessary changes to GO’s memorandum and articles of association and a...

  • Serial fraudster jailed again

    Serial fraudster jailed again

    A serial fraudster who tricked 15 people into renting apartments and villas that did not belong to her was this afternoon sentenced to a year in jail. Annabelle Camilleri Monreal, 31, from Xemxija, whose name is synonymous with fraud, has a long...

  • Plainclothes policemen on buses nab pickpocket

    Plainclothes policemen on buses nab pickpocket

    Two plainclothes policemen who waited on bus stops and travelled on buses in an attempt to curb pickpocketing registered a success yesterday, leading to the arrest and conviction of a Romanian woman. Magistrate Charmaine Galea heard how the...

  • West Ham Utd embarrassed as they arrive for Birkirkara match

    West Ham Utd embarrassed as they arrive for Birkirkara match

    West Ham United got off on the wrong foot with local football fans after unwittingly taking a jab at Floriana FC on Facebook. The team uploaded a photo album of their players’ arrival at Malta International Airport, taking selfies with fans or...

  • Bus card usage grows, refund period extended

    The tallinja bus card is becoming increasingly more popular, with more than 60,000 bus trips being made on a daily basis using the card, Malta Public Transport said today. More than 90,000 passengers have used the card since its launch and have...

  • 11-month jail term for theft of mobile phone

    A magistrate today handed down an effective 11-month prison term to a Romanian man who admitted to pickpocketing a top-of-the-range iPhone from a Paceville nightclub.    Magistrate Aaron Bugeja jailed 28-year-old Cezarica Rosioru after he heard...

  • Swimming ban in Qajjenza because of oil spill

    Swimming ban in Qajjenza because of oil spill

    Swimming along a section of the Birzebbuga coast has been banned because of an oil spill from the San Luċjan Oil Terminal. The Environmental Health Directorate said bathing is prohibited on the coast near Triq il-Qajjenza pending the necessary...

  • Bar owner files judicial protest against Caruana Galizia, Beppe Fenech Adami

    Bar owner files judicial protest against Caruana Galizia, Beppe Fenech Adami

    The owner of a Valletta pub has filed a judicial protest against blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia and Nationalist Party deputy leader Beppe Fenech Adami over the allegations they made connecting his bar to criminal activities.  The owner of The...

  • Companies in Malta have assets seized, licences suspended, over alleged links to Mafia - six Italians to be extradited

    Companies in Malta have assets seized, licences suspended, over alleged links to Mafia - six Italians to be extradited

    Six companies registered in Malta have had their assets seized as part of a major clamp-down spearheaded by the Italian police on illegal gaming activities and money laundering linked the the Calabrian ‘Ndrangheta'. Companies involved in igaming...