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  • Clavius results in €6 million investment

    Clavius results in €6 million investment

    An investment of €6 million has been made in Malta as a result of the film Clavius, the minister responsible for the film industry, Manuel Mallia said during a visit on the film set at Fort Manoel. During the meeting, the minister met films...

  • US to continue resettling immigrants from Malta

    US to continue resettling immigrants from Malta

    The United States is to continue helping Malta in the resettlement of immigrants, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil was told during a meeting with US State Department officials responsible for the resettlement programme. The US has already taken...

  • 5+5 countries conclude defence exercise

    Home Affairs Minister Manuel Mallia and AFM Commander Jeffrey Curmi returned from Spain where they attended a 5+5 defence exercise codenamed Seaborder 14. The exercise coincides with the 10th anniversary of the 5+5 initiative and was coordinated...

  • Tough times in relations between State and Church described in former Archbishop's memoirs

    Tough times in relations between State and Church described in former Archbishop's memoirs

    Relations between Archbishop Emeritus Giuseppe Mercieca and the late Prime Minister Dom Mintoff were often difficult but the two managed to build a bridge “bringing calm, serenity and justice” to the country. An insight into the relations between...

  • Saving a turtle

    Saving a turtle

    Kenneth Ellul and Jeffrey Cussens took this video of them saving a turtle about five miles off Filfla. The turtle was seen on the surface, entangled in the remains of what looked like was once a fishing net.

  • Men caught selling greenfinches in Rabat

    Men caught selling greenfinches in Rabat

    A number of men were questioned by the police today after they were caught by Committee Against Bird Slaughter volunteers selling greenfinches in Rabat, some 50 metres from the police station, the organisation said. A CABS team, disguised as...

  • Memorandum of understanding signed between Malta and Ghana

    Memorandum of understanding signed between Malta and Ghana

    A memorandum of understanding has been signed between Malta and Ghana paving the way for cooperation in the irregular migration sector. The agreement, signed in New York between Foreign Minister George Vella and his Ghanaian counterpart, also...

  • European hunters' federation underlines positive role of hunting

    European hunters' federation underlines positive role of hunting

    European hunters federation FACE underlined the positive role of hunting in wildlife conservation and habitat restoration and claimed its right to be seen as a fully-fledged environmental organisation. During a conference ‘A New Vision for the...

  • Commonwealth reform proposal gaining support

    Commonwealth reform proposal gaining support

    The need for the Commonwealth to be reformed was acquiring more support, Commonwealth secretary general Kamalesh Sharma told Prime Minister Joseph Muscat during a meeting in New York. Dr Muscat expressed satisfaction that talks on the subject were...

  • Photos of the week - Times of Malta

    Photos of the week - Times of Malta

    From Prince William's royal visit to Malta for its 50th independence anniversary celebrations to the survivors of one of the worst cases of mass murder at sea in recent years ; from bird hunters holding an illegal protest which turned violent to a...

  • Ban Ki-moon says he understands impact on Libyan conflict on Malta

    Ban Ki-moon says he understands impact on Libyan conflict on Malta

    UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon expressed his appreciation at Malta’s genuine efforts for Libya to once again become a safe and stable country. Speaking during a meeting with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat in New York, Mr Ban said he could...

  • Proposed project in St George’s Bay stalls investment

    Proposed project in St George’s Bay stalls investment

    Island Hotels Group has decided to shelve plans for a major refurbishment of the Radisson Blu Resort because of the massive development project proposed for St George’s Bay. The refurbishment works for the Radisson Blu Resort were scheduled to...

  • Murder victim’s wife wants bail cash back

    Murder victim’s wife wants bail cash back

    The sister of a man accused of murdering her husband, her son and another man wants back money she says is hers and which her brother used to pay part of a bail deposit imposed by a magistrate. In a court application yesterday, Mona Camilleri told...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of Malta reports that the sister of Jason Galea, a man accused of three murders including her husband's, is demanding payment of half of bail money he put up, saying it...

  • Murder victim’s wife wants bail cash back

    Murder victim’s wife wants bail cash back

    Mona Camilleri wants back money she says is hers and which her brother, accused of murdering her husband and son, used to pay part of a bail deposit imposed by a magistrate. In a court application yesterday, Ms Camilleri told Magistrate Tonio...

  • Proposed project in St George’s Bay stalls investment

    Proposed project in St George’s Bay stalls investment

    Island Hotels Group has decided to shelve plans for a major refurbishment of the Radisson Blu Resort because of the massive development project proposed for St George’s Bay. The refurbishment works for the Radisson Blu Resort were scheduled to...

  • ‘Thief’ targets homeless man asleep

    A homeless man was close to losing the very little he had when he was the victim of an attempted theft early on Tuesday morning. Police on patrol spotted Somalian Abdi Ahmed Ali, 32, rummaging through the man’s belongings at about 2.40am. The...

  • Two jailed over black cash scam

    Two men from Cameroon were jailed for two years after they were caught red-handed manufacturing false cash through the so-called black money scam. Thiam Serge Ronny, 27, and Elvis Achu Minang, 32, also pleaded guilty before Magistrate Josette...

  • Estranged wife cleared of trying to bribe social workers in civil case

    A Gozitan woman was cleared of trying to bribe two social workers who were instructed by a judge to ensure her estranged husband would have access to his three children. Criminal proceedings against Maria Georgette Spiteri Gambin, 42, from Għasri,...

  • Man locked up, fined for cocaine

    A 37-year-old man from Msida was jailed for 22-and-a-half months and fined €1,200 after pleading guilty to having seven sachets of cocaine in circumstances denoting they were not for his personal use. The court said Vincent Cucciardi had been...