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  • Motorcyclist critical after Gozo crash

    A 57-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured in a road accident in Għajnsielem yesterday morning. The incident happened at 8am in Mġarr Road when the motorcyclist, who was head­ing to Mġarr, was involved in a collision with a Ford Fiesta...

  • Malta as a gaming jurisdiction

    A new foundation set up by the government will be tasked with promoting Malta as a gaming jurisdiction. Gaming Malta was unveiled last week by Competitiveness Parliamentary Secretary José Herrera and Malta Gaming Authority executive chairman...

  • Murder weapon ‘could have come from Libya’

    Murder weapon ‘could have come from Libya’

    The assault rifle suspected to be the weapon used in Friday’s murder had a special magazine that carries almost twice as many rounds as the standard version, raising suspicions it could have come from conflict-ridden Libya. The Kalashnikov AK-47...

  • Whip: not in my remit to investigate e-mails

    Opposition whip David Agius insists he did not investigate e-mails sent to him alleging misuse of government funds in Gozo because it is not his remit to do so. The e-mails, sent to him in 2013 by a Gozitan contractor, refer to construction works...

  • Bike rider on the danger list

    Bike rider on the danger list

    A 35-year-old man from Paola is in critical condition after the motorcycle he was riding (circled, right) was involved in a collision with a car in Marsascala yesterday. The police said the collision between a Kawasaki Ninja and a Ford Fiesta...

  • We can beat Muscat with the truth, Busuttil insists

    We can beat Muscat with the truth, Busuttil insists

    Opposition leader Simon Busuttil hit out at the Labour Party’s daily tent meetings, asking who was financing the party. “Where is the Labour Party getting the money to finance the daily tent meetings? This raises questions on how the party is...

  • Ambulance delayed by parked cars

    Ambulance delayed by parked cars

    Cars parked legally in a narrow St Julian’s street obstructed an ambulance for over half an hour yesterday morning as an elderly man in need of medical attention was forced to wait. Resident Mark Grech told Times of Malta the ambulance was called...

  • Monorail idea starting to gain some traction

    Monorail idea starting to gain some traction

    As the notion of a monorail system for Malta inches closer to possibility, two architecture graduates have stepped forward to present a speculative plan of how such a project might unfold. Maltarail, the brainchild of young architects Luke Lapira...

  • Half-way test should give parties an indication of voting public’s mood

    Half-way test should give parties an indication of voting public’s mood

    Joseph Muscat has ditched the underdog label for the upcoming local elections and with good reason. The last time elections were held in this round of localities his party won 57 per cent of the vote. Instead, Dr Muscat has been asking voters to...

  • Voices Foundation hands out €180,000 raised through song

    The Voices Foundation has distributed €180,000 to 21 charities. The funds were raised during Voices Heart and Soul Concerts – the 13th biennial Voices concert made up of 10 nights of spectacular music covering a repertoire of 22 memorable songs...

  • Private deal for Mrieħel bridge?

    Private deal for Mrieħel bridge?

    The government is looking at building the long-promised pedestrian bridge over the Mrieħel bypass through a private-public partnership. Approved by a planning commission last April, the footbridge will consist of two steel structures on either...

  • On the dot

    The photos show the unacceptable litter that anybody passing though upper Church Street, St Julian’s (near Spinola gardens) has to put up with daily. The litter bin is used by two restaurants nearby. Photos have been e-mailed to St Julian’s local...

  • It’s swords and sandals

    It’s swords and sandals

    Roman legionaries demonstrated their fighting skills over the weekend as Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna held its annual Roman festival, Romanus, at Fort Rinella, in Kalkara. Drawing on over seven centuries of Roman occupation in Malta, the festival...

  • Tale quale property sale

    The Court of Appeal, composed of Chief Justice Silvio Camilleri, Mr Justice Giannino Caruana Demajo and Mr Justice Noel Cuschieri, in the case ‘Odette Grixti and Martin Camilleri who assumed the acts of the case in the name of the absent Odette...

  • Two hurt, one critically, in Marsascala crash

    Two hurt, one critically, in Marsascala crash

    A 35-year-old man from Paola was critically injured this afternoon when his Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle was involved in a crash with a Ford Fiesta. A 36-year-old woman from Paola who was riding pillion was also hospitalised. The accident happened...

  • Fog expected overnight

    Fog expected overnight

    An area of fog and mist was rolling over sections of the Maltese Islands this evening, Fog expected overcaused by incoming sea fog from the south-west Andrea Muscat, administrator of Gozo Weather Page, a local weather page on facebook based in...

  • Patient waits as ambulance is obstructed by parked cars

    Patient waits as ambulance is obstructed by parked cars

    An elderly man in need of medical attention was forced to wait 30 minutes while an ambulance sent to reach him was obstructed by parked cars in St Julians this morning. Mark Grech told Times of Malta his grandfather required an ambulance due to...

  • Two held on suspicion of theft

    Two held on suspicion of theft

    Two men are being questioned by the police on suspicion of involvement in a theft from a club in Sannat. The police said the two were arrested last night when policemen on patrol noticed them behaving suspiciously in the outskirts of Ghasri. A...

  • Minister: Four international companies approached government on medical tourism

    Minister: Four international companies approached government on medical tourism

    Four international companies had approached the government with interest to operate private hospitals and develop medical tourism, Health Minister Konrad Mizzi has disclosed. He said these were investor groups, which included a company that owns...

  • 'No' camp launches campaign song and video

    'No' camp launches campaign song and video

    Musicians Gianni Zammit, Nick Morales and radio presenter Frank Zammit this morning launched 'SHout - vote no', a song and music video produced for the the Spring Hunting Out campaign. The song, a cover of 'Shout' by Tears for Fears, includes the...