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Teenage girls reported missing

Two teenage girls have been missing since yesterday, the police said. They are Sephora Camilleri,15 and Donna Edris, 16.(See pictures above) The police said anyone having information about them should phone on 119 or 21 224 0019.

  • Professor: context is vital in architecture

    Professor: context is vital in architecture

    A university professor and architect has highlighted the importance of understanding context while taking into consideration the individual components in every aspect of life. JoAnn Cassar, head of Department for Built Heritage with the Faculty...

  • Revenue clarifies property tax changes

    The Inland Revenue Department has uploaded a section with frequently asked questions about a Budget 2015 measure on property that has caused widespread confusion. Commission of Revenue Marvin Gaerty said that a number of websites belonging to...

  • Plunge man fights for life

    A man is fighting for his life after falling a height of one storey from a ladder on a Gozitan construction site. The 26-year-old man from Xewkija was injured yesterday morning at around 8am in Triq it-Tiġrija, Nadur, the police said. He was taken...

  • Dismay at exports talk

    The Chamber of Commerce yesterday expressed dismay over comments made by Finance Minister Edward Scicluna that appeared to downplay export statistics. “The Chamber does not agree with the minister’s explanation that the reason for declining...

  • Mepa acts over rubble nuisance

    The planning authority has swooped down on sites in Bidnija and Birkirkara that were full of dumped rubble, disused machinery and illegal structures. Enforcement officers first targeted two adjacent plots of land in an outside development zone in...

  • Cardona stopped casino process, didn’t intervene

    Cardona stopped casino process, didn’t intervene

    Economy Minister Chris Cardona admitted he had stopped the new casino licence process but denied he had intervened. The chairman of the Privatisation Unit, Emanuel Camilleri, said in court on Monday he had received a phone call from Dr Cardona...

  • EU-funded breakwater upgrade agreed

    EU-funded breakwater upgrade agreed

    The Tal-Veċċja breakwater in St Paul’s Bay will be upgraded and repaired after an EU-funded project was approved yesterday by the planning authority. Filed by the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries, the permit is intended to upgrade the...

  • Ignorance hindering organ donations rate

    Ignorance hindering organ donations rate

    The dearth of donated organs could probably be blamed on the failure to convey the concept at grassroots level, leading to a lack of knowledge about the subject, the chief medical officer has told MPs. “Organ donation sounds bombastic. We need to...

  • Probes into ‘corruption’

    There are six pending cases before the Permanent Commission against Corruption and one of them is currently being investigated by the police. In answer to a question by Jason Azzopardi (PN), Home Affairs Minister Manuel Mallia said this case...

  • Young voters

    All those over the age of 16 are to be included in the electoral register from January, Justice Minister Owen Bonnici said. He told Ċensu Galea (PN) the register would also include EU citizens who are eligible to vote in Malta.

  • Saltpan work

    The saltpans project at Salini is expected to be completed by June after having fallen behind schedule due to tendering problems. Answering a PQ by Ċensu Galea (PN), Infrastructure Minister Joe Mizzi said works included the rehabilitation of the...

  • ID renewals

    Citizens of 28 localities have so far benefited from an ID card renewal service in their own locality rather than going to Valletta for the purpose. Home Affairs Minister Emanuel Mallia told Paula Mifsud Bonnici (PN) that Attard and Ħamrun...

  • Green strategy

    The first draft of the Green Jobs Strategy is expected by the first half of next year, Environment Minister Leo Brincat said in answer to Charlò Bonnici’s PQ.

  • A kind of hush

    A kind of hush

    All the memories of the world, which risked being wiped out, were saved... before the very eyes of an audience made up of children at the Manoel Theatre in Valletta. The young theatregoers made some memories of their own as they watched The Three...

  • Northumberland destroyer sails under dark skies

    Northumberland destroyer sails under dark skies

    The Royal Navy destroyer Northumberland is in Grand Harbour on a short visit, her fourth. The ship sailed in yesterday morning and leaves on Monday. The assault ship HMS Bulwark and the destroyer Defender are also due in Malta in the coming weeks.

  • Tests start on substation for Oncology Centre

    Tests start on substation for Oncology Centre

    Preparations for the commissioning of the Oncology Centre are well under way with the new substation started to be tested today, the government said. It said in a statement this evening the automation system for the new substation would be fully...

  • Updated: Shooting incident: Prime Minister 'angry and disgusted'; Opposition leader says PM is 'weak'

    Updated: Shooting incident: Prime Minister 'angry and disgusted'; Opposition leader says PM is 'weak'

    The Prime Minister said this evening he was “angry and disgusted” at an incident yesterday in which the Home Affairs Minister’s driver fired three shots at another car. The Opposition leader, however, accused the Prime Minister of being weak in...

  • AD says minister should resign or be removed immediately

    The Home Affairs Minister should either resign or be removed immediately, Alternattiva Demokratika said. In areaction to an incident yesterday in which his driver fired three shots at another car, deputy chairman Carmel Cacopardo said the minister...

  • Veccja mooring works approved

    The planning authority this afternoon approved a permit for upgrading and refurbishment works at the mooring facility in Tal-Veccja area, St Paul's Bay. The works, which will cover an area of 3,500 square metres will include the construction of a...

  • Robbed elderly woman knew accused well, court hears

    Robbed elderly woman knew accused well, court hears

    A man accused of an attempted robbery insisted today that he was not involved in the case, adding that the elderly woman who was robbed would have immediately recognised him as she knew him well. As his trial by jury entered its final phase,...