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Disgust after bedroom is dumped at Selmun - ministry reacts

Disgust after bedroom is dumped at Selmun - ministry reacts

A public-spirited man showed his disgust over dumping at Selmun by shooting this video, which is now doing the rounds on social media. It shows the remains of a main bedroom, dumped at the picturesque site. The video was uploaded by Raniero Borg. In a statement the Ministry for Transport and the Infrastructure condemned the dumping.  Unfortunately such...

  • Maltese newspaper review

    Maltese newspaper review

    These are the main stories of today's Maltese newspapers: Times of Malta reports that a lawyer nominated for the post of magistrate has asked the prime minister not to consider her after the controversy which erupted over her eligibility. It also...

  • PL's new deputy leader will create synergy between government and party - Joseph Muscat

    PL's new deputy leader will create synergy between government and party - Joseph Muscat

    The new deputy leader of the Labour Party will create synergy between government and the party, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said this evening. He was addressing the party’s general meeting, which met to discuss an amendment the party’s statute to...

  • Man jailed two years for stealing car and driving without licence

    Man jailed two years for stealing car and driving without licence

    A 21-year-old Somali who lives in Munxar was today jailed two years, fined €2,300 and had his driving licence suspended for a year after he pleaded guilty to stealing a car and driving it without an insurance policy. He also admitted damaging the...

  • Victim of Swieqi stabbing incident charged

    Victim of Swieqi stabbing incident charged

    The 25-year-old Libyan who ended up in hospital after being stabbed on Saturday was arraigned in court this afternoon charged with attempted grievous bodily harm. Appearing in court in a wheelchair, hanging his head in pain, Wades Al Maghrbi...

  • Ingrid Zammit Young tells Prime Minister she does not want to be considered for magistrate

    Ingrid Zammit Young tells Prime Minister she does not want to be considered for magistrate

    Lawyer Ingrid Zammit Young has written to the Prime Minister saying she did not want to be considered for the post in light of of all the doubts surrounding her nomination. (See attached pdf link). The Commission for the Administration of Justice...

  • Regulations prohibiting possession of dangerous animals published

    Regulations that will prohibit the possession of dangerous animals and stop their importation, except by licensed zoos, have been published, the government said. It said in a statement that dangerous animals that are already in Malta have to be...

  • New army promotions ‘statement of arrogance’

    New army promotions ‘statement of arrogance’

    The Armed Forces of Malta has issued a call for promotions in its highest ranks despite an ongoing court case following a similar exercise in 2013. The latest call to promote a number of majors to the rank of lieutenant colonel was described by...

  • Justice Minister’s nepotism reaches unprecedented levels – Jason Azzopardi

    Justice Minister’s nepotism reaches unprecedented levels – Jason Azzopardi

    Shadow Minister Jason Azzopardi lambasted Justice Minister Owen Bonnici for his recent “double gaffe” in the nomination of magistrates accusing him of “nepotism of unprecedented levels”. Reiterating that Dr Bonnici and the Prime Minister approved...

  • Fraudster Patrick Spiteri 'disappears'

    Fraudster Patrick Spiteri 'disappears'

    Maltese police officers who went to the UK to accompany fraudster Patrick Spiteri to Malta to face court returned empty-handed because he was not found. Mr Spiteri, a lawyer, who had been electronically tagged but paid a deposit to have the tag...

  • BA calls for more 'vigilance' in Emmy Bezzina's programme

    BA calls for more 'vigilance' in Emmy Bezzina's programme

    The Broadcasting Authority has written to Smash Television calling for more vigilance in comments and telephone calls both from the presenter of Il-Parlament tal-Poplu Emmy Bezzina and the spectators. The programme was probed by the authority...

  • Airport passengers up 13%

    Airport passengers up 13%

    Malta International Airport welcomed 236,552 passengers in January, 13.2 per cent, or 27,000 - equivalent to 50 fully loaded Boeing 747s, more than in the same month last year. Over the last five years, traffic in January increased cumulatively by...

  • Being in a relationship linked to general life satisfaction - study

    Three quarters of Maltese people are satisfied with their lives, but those in relationships – and particularly married couples – are especially likely to be happy, according to a new local study. Research by the National Centre for Family...

  • Robert Musumeci leading Lands reform

    Robert Musumeci leading Lands reform

      The government's consultant on the reform of the planning authority, Robert Musumeci, has now been given the task to lead the reform of the Land Department. Confirming his appointment, Parliamentary Secretary Deborah Schembri said she had full...

  • Roger de Giorgio passes away, aged 93

    Roger de Giorgio, a member of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and the Royal Historical Society, has passed away, aged 93. Ar architect and civil engineer, Mr de Giorgio was born in Milan and educated in Malta and Italy. For a time he was...

  • Urgent call for blood donations

    Urgent call for blood donations

    The Blood Bank has issued an urgent call for ‘O’ Negative and 'A' Positive blood donations saying reserves were critical. Donors can call at the Blood Bank, just outside St Luke’s Hospital in Guardamangia until 6pm taking with them their identity...

  • PN, AD trade charges

    Less than 24 hours after Nationalist MEPs voted to allow car manufacturers to produce and market cars that exceeded the EU cancer-causing pollutant limits indefinitely, shadow minister Claudette Buttigieg said the Nationalist Party was committed...

  • Man falls down shaft in Swieqi

    Man falls down shaft in Swieqi

    A man was injured when he fell down a shaft in Faxxina Street, Swieqi just before noon. His condition is not yet known but he is now likely to be suffering from serious injuries. Civil Protection Officers are currently working to get him out of...

  • Five entities shortlisted for redevelopment of Malta Film Studios

    Five entities shortlisted for redevelopment of Malta Film Studios

    Five entities have been shortlisted for the construction, redevelopment, renovation, maintenance and operation of the Malta Film Studios, the Malta Film Commission said. They are: Golden Zephyr Ltd, Island Productions Ltd, Mediente Ltd , Pinewood...

  • 23 people, including businessman Hugo Chetcuti, charged over November's Paceville incident

    23 people, including businessman Hugo Chetcuti, charged over November's Paceville incident

    Paceville businessman Hugo Chetcuti was one of 23 people charged over November's incident which left scores injured when a glass railing gave way at the PlusOne club in Paceville. Mr Chetcuti and Francis Grima, as directors of Three Sixty Limited,...

  • Canadian company acquires Bawag Malta Bank for €91 million

    Canadian company acquires Bawag Malta Bank for €91 million

    MFC Industrial Ltd., a Canadian company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, has bought Bawag Malta Bank Ltd for €91 million. Bawag has been fully-licensed in Malta since 2003 and was previously owned by Bawag P.S.K.  of Austria. The bank has...