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  • Civil unions law will bring more equality and rights - PM

    Tomorrow’s Parliamentary vote on the Bill introducing Civil Unions was another block built by Labour movements along the years adding to people’s rights and equality, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said this morning. Addressing a gathering at...

  • Zoo’s licence to thrill

    Malta’s Wildlife Park in Mtaħleb has just been given a zoo licence on the remit that it operates an educational and research programme. Chris Borg, who runs the park, said the licence was only issued after the veterinary and agriculture...

  • New archpriest for Senglea parish

    Fr Robin Camilleri has been appointed archpriest of Senglea’s Maria Bambina parish. Fr Robin, who was born in Gzira in 1979 and lives in Luqa, was ordained priest in 2012 and has been serving at the same parish. He was also spiritual director of...

  • Minister ‘not consulted on ODZ policy’

    The Environment Ministry was not consulted on plans to revise the Outside Development Zone policy, lambasted by environmental organisations for opening the countryside to illegal development. Interviewed by The Sunday Times of Malta, Environment...

  • Bendy buses will finally leave Malta next month

    The 80 unwanted bendy buses will finally leave the island by May 9 after the company that bought them missed the deadline and was given a fresh extension, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. The controversial articulated buses should have been...

  • Simshar exhibits on display for launch

    An exhibition was launched yesterday ahead of the much-anticipated film Simshar. Several props, costumes, prosthetics, behind-the-scenes facts as well as videos from the film are being displayed at the Embassy Complex ahead of the launch on April...

  • Two men stabbed in St Paul's Bay bar

    The police are on the lookout for a suspect who allegedly stabbed two men at a bar in St Paul's Bay last night. During the incident, a 30-year-old Palestinian who lives in Valletta and a 46-year-old Egyptian who lives in St Paul's Bay were...

  • Calleja to join ABBA stars in awards show

    Joseph Calleja will be performing at the Olivier Awards ceremony in London tonight, which will also feature ABBA’s Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus alongside the cast of the hit-musical Mamma Mia. The illustrious event, being staged at the Royal...

  • ‘It felt like blades slashing my eyes’

    The Prime Minister feared he would permanently lose his eyesight when he was admitted to hospital last weekend as he battled pain that felt like blades slashing his eyes. “It felt as if somebody was shredding my eyeballs – it was so excruciating...

  • Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. The Prime Minister told The Sunday Times of Malta he feared he would permanently lose his eyesight following a UV incident last Sunday which left him and 60 others...

  • Farrugia blames advisers of PM for his Cabinet exit

    Former health minister Godfrey Farrugia has placed the blame for his early exit from Cabinet on the Prime Minister’s advisers. He did not mention names but referred to high ranking officials at the Office of the Prime Minister, when asked who he...

  • PN’s pledge to fight for students’ data privacy

    Opposition education spokesman Joe Cassar yesterday lashed out at the government for going ahead with the legal notice authorising the collection of data on students from educational institutions on request. Even though it had been reported last...

  • Minister ‘not consulted on ODZ policy’

    The Environment Ministry was not consulted on plans to revise the Outside Development Zone policy, lambasted by environmental organisations for opening the countryside to illegal development. Interviewed by The Sunday Times of Malta, Environment...

  • ‘It felt like blades slashing my eyes’

    The Prime Minister feared he would permanently lose his eyesight when he was admitted to hospital last weekend as he battled pain that felt like blades slashing his eyes. “It felt as if somebody was shredding my eyeballs – it was so excruciating...

  • ‘I was strip-searched after I complained of prison food’

    A Nigerian inmate is claiming he was “humiliated” by a full-body search, accused of being a ringleader and transferred into another division the day after he complained about prison food. Joseph Feilazoo said that the morning after he complained,...

  • Police: no decision yet on Bonnici accident

    The police have still not decided whether to issue charges against Justice Minister Owen Bonnici over a car accident in which a man was injured last week. “I have reviewed the case file and we are still in the process of speaking to witnesses so...

  • Bendy buses will finally leave Malta next month

    The 80 unwanted bendy buses will finally leave the island by May 9 after the company that bought them missed the deadline and was given a fresh extension, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. The controversial articulated buses should have been...

  • ‘Protect investments of the vulnerable elderly’

    A financial adviser has called for a reporting procedure to be introduced to protect vulnerable elderly people from being pressured into cashing in their investments. He made the appeal after describing his sense of helplessness when, over just a...

  • Christ's flagellation in Tarxien

    As Catholics prepare to commemorate Christianity's Holy Week, the streets of Tarxien this evening came to life with an epic representation. With some 300 actors dressed up in period costumes, Tarxien mayor Joseph Abela played the part of Christ, a...

  • BirdLife launches new Stop Spring Hunting campaign

    BirdLife this evening launched a new Stop Spring Hunting campaign appeal calling on the Maltese to help “make this the last spring hunting season in Malta”. Appearing on Animal Diaries, BirdLife Malta’s Christian Debono and Nicholas Barbara talked...