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  • Malta gets its first free legal clinic

    Malta gets its first free legal clinic

    Law students are offering advice to anyone who cannot afford to pay legal fees, having set up Malta’s first law clinic. Run by the University of Malta and the Chamber of Advocates, the law clinic serves a dual purpose: to offer help to those who...

  • Newly-appointed BA chairman passes away

    Newly-appointed BA chairman passes away

    George Mifsud, who was appointed Broadcasting Authority chairman earlier this month, passed away today. He was 68. Mr Mifsud founded one of Malta's main PR agencies, MPS – Marketing and Communications in 1975. Between 1999 and 2004, he was...

  • 44,000 books are missing from public libraries

    44,000 books are missing from public libraries

    More than 44,000 books are currently missing from Malta’s national libraries, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. That is around seven per cent of all the books held in the State-owned collection, a spokeswoman for the libraries told this...

  • AD to ask Auditor General to investigate MFSA

    AD to ask Auditor General to investigate MFSA

    Alternattiva Demokratika will tomorrow present a formal request to the Auditor General to open an investigation on the Malta Financial Services Authority. In a statement this afternoon, deputy chairman Carmel Cacopardo said it was crystal clear...

  • Justice in Malta only applies to the common people - EPP chairman

    Justice in Malta only applies to the common people - EPP chairman

    The European Peoples' Party this afternoon called on Prime Minister Joseph Muscat to resign. “It is unprecedented that a Prime Minister of a country holding the Presidency of the EU is under formal magisterial investigation and he still refuses to...

  • Malta's reputation as respected financial centre being tarnished

    Malta's reputation as respected financial centre being tarnished

    The Malta Employers Association has expressed alarm at the "extensive media reports" tarnishing Malta's reputation as a respected EU centre for financial services. "No serious and credible reaction to this situation has been forthcoming from...

  • Tragedy prevented as fire close to fuel station is put out in a few minutes

    Tragedy prevented as fire close to fuel station is put out in a few minutes

    Members of the Civil Protection Department quickly put out a fire near a petrol station in tal-Barrani, Zejtun at around 3.15pm, preventing what could have been a major tragedy. No one was injured in the operation.

  • President has moral authority to ask Prime Minister to leave - Busuttil

    President has moral authority to ask Prime Minister to leave - Busuttil

    Updated at 7.28pm with PL statement Opposition leader Simon Busuttil called on the President today to use her moral obligation to ask the Prime Minister to leave in the national interest in the wake of fresh claims linking his family to a secret...

  • Four hurt as three motorbikes crash in St Julian's

    Four hurt as three motorbikes crash in St Julian's

    A crash involving three Harley-Davidson motorcycles in St Julian's this afternoon left four people hospitalised, with two of them seriously injured. The crash happened at around midday on Triq Mikiel Anton Vassalli, police said. All four crash...

  • Egrant saga gives financial services sector the jitters

    Egrant saga gives financial services sector the jitters

    The Egrant saga risks damaging the financial services sector unless it is resolved swiftly, practitioners in the field have cautioned. Franco Azzopardi, president of the Malta Institute of Accountants, says that procrastination is unfair on the...

  • Greens split over Egrant allegations

    Greens split over Egrant allegations

    Former Alternattiva Demokratika chairman Michael Briguglio yesterday publicly urged his successor, Arnold Cassola, to put Malta before the party and attend today’s national demonstration on the current “institutional crisis”. In an open letter to...

  • Motorbike fall leaves woman grievously injured

    Motorbike fall leaves woman grievously injured

    A 53-year-old Gżira woman was grievously injured this morning when she lost control of her Harley-Davidson motorbike and fell in St Paul's Bay, police said.  The woman was driving on Dawret San Pawl when she skidded and fell at around 9.45am.

  • Watch: Egrant allegations made PL stronger than ever - Muscat

    Watch: Egrant allegations made PL stronger than ever - Muscat

    Updated 2pm - Added PN reply Prime Minister Joseph Muscat this morning insisted that the controversy fuelled by Daphne Caruana Galizia's allegations against his wife had made the Labour Party stronger, with a wave of newcomers coming on...

  • Busuttil urges 'people of good will' to join Valletta protest

    Busuttil urges 'people of good will' to join Valletta protest

    Updated 1.49pm - Added PL reply Nationalist Party leader Simon Busuttil called on all people “of good will”, irrespective of their political beliefs, to walk behind the Maltese flag this afternoon in Valletta, following allegations that Egrant, a...

  • Malta's fruit and veg tops EU pesticide tests

    Malta's fruit and veg tops EU pesticide tests

    Maltese fruit and veg are the most likely to contain illegal levels of pesticides in all of Europe, a new report has found. The European Food Safety Authority has confirmed that locally grown produce is more than twice as likely to exceed the...

  • Daphne Caruana Galizia: ‘I have a whistleblower and documents’

    Daphne Caruana Galizia: ‘I have a whistleblower and documents’

    Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has both “a whistleblower and documents” to back up her Egrant reports, she told The Sunday Times of Malta. Her allegations that the mysterious third Panama company belonged to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s wife,...

  • Everything you need to know about magisterial inquiries

    Everything you need to know about magisterial inquiries

    A magisterial inquiry, requested by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, is under way into the allegations made by Daphne Caruana Galizia that his wife, Michelle Muscat, owns a Panama-registered company, Egrant Inc, into whose account in Dubai a million...

  • Today's front pages

    Today's front pages

    The Egrant scandal that has rocked Malta continues to dominate the front pages of local newspapers today. The Sunday Times of Malta quotes Daphne Caruana Galizia, the journalist whose allegations have sparked the controversy, as saying that she...

  • Watch: Serious failures found at Pilatus Bank

    Watch: Serious failures found at Pilatus Bank

    Serious failures in the prevention of money laundering were identified at Pilatus Bank in a 2016 report received by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA). Pilatus Bank has been thrust into the spotlight by Daphne Caruana Galizia’s...

  • Egrant had just one shareholder from July 2013 onwards, says Brian Tonna

    Egrant had just one shareholder from July 2013 onwards, says  Brian Tonna

    Two companies named as Egrant shareholders in transcripts of two alleged declaration of trusts published by blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia ceased to have an interest in the company in July 2013, Nexia BT managing partner Brian Tonna has said.  In...