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  • Watch: ‘I’ll vote for Trump, he’s got a big mouth like me’… but Maltese migrants are split on US election

    Watch: ‘I’ll vote for Trump, he’s got a big mouth like me’… but Maltese migrants are split on US election

    The Maltese are traditionally split right down the middle between the Labour and Nationalist camps. And the trend appears to have been exported to the US, where the Maltese migrants appear to be split between voting for Donald Trump or Hillary...

  • Warning against payment processing entity

    Warning against payment processing entity

    The company EMEXPAY is not registered in Malta nor is it an entity licenced or otherwise authorised by the Malta Financial Services Authority to provide any type of financial service. The MFSA said this morning it has become aware of an entity...

  • New AFM recruits start training

    New AFM recruits start training

    New Armed Forces of Malta recruits walked through the Luqa Barracks gates for their first time this morning to start 18 weeks of training. This is the second intake for the year 2016, following last August's passing-out parade, where 72 recruits...

  • Sacked Coronation Street star apologises for rant against Indians

    Sacked Coronation Street star apologises for rant against Indians

    Sacked Coronation Street star Marc Anwar has apologised for using "unacceptable" language about Indian people, saying that his "rant" was a "moment of madness". The Pakistan-born actor, 45 - who plays Sharif Nazir in Corrie - was axed from the...

  • Tourist accommodation in July down

    Tourist accommodation in July down

    Total guests and nights spent in collective accommodation establishments in July declined by 3.2 and 5.4 per cent respectively when compared to the corresponding month in 2015, according to official figures. In July, total guests in collective...

  • Several Cabinet ministers show up for court hearing on MP seats

    Several Cabinet ministers show up for court hearing on MP seats

    Some 10 members of the government Cabinet turned up at the law courts this morning to hear an appeal filed by the Labour Party against an earlier court decision to allocate two new parliamentary seats to the Opposition. Senior members of Cabinet,...

  • Watch: Tailbacks in areas, smooth traffic in others as children return to school

    Watch: Tailbacks in areas, smooth traffic in others as children return to school

    Wardens and police were out in full force on the streets this morning to try to get some order into the traditional chaotic situation in the streets as the scholastic season kicks off.  Readers reported tailbacks of traffic in areas like Naxxar,...

  • Labour 'unelectable' under Corbyn - former Cabinet minister

    Labour 'unelectable' under Corbyn - former Cabinet minister

    Labour former cabinet minister David Blunkett has denounced the re-election of Jeremy Corbyn as a "catastrophe" which has set the party on course for annihilation at the polls. The ex-home secretary said the decisive 62 per cent victory for the...

  • 16-year-olds could be voting in the next general election

    16-year-olds could be voting in the next general election

    Updated 12pm with PL statement The Nationalist Party together with independent MP Marlene Farrugia this morning presented a parliamentary motion calling for 16-year-olds to be allowed to vote in the coming general election. Speaking after the...

  • Local newspapers in review

    Local newspapers in review

    These are the main stories featured in today's newspapers: Times of Malta quotes Italian unions saying that Alitalia has no money to invest in Air Malta and the Italian airline needs investment itself. It also quotes Labour MP Franco Mercieca...

  • Clinton and Trump to square off in highly anticipated debate showdown

    Clinton and Trump to square off in highly anticipated debate showdown

    Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump will face off for the first time this evening in a presidential debate that could rank as one of the most watched and highly anticipated political showdowns in U.S. history. The surprisingly...

  • ‘Alitalia has no money to invest in Air Malta’

    ‘Alitalia has no money to invest in Air Malta’

    Italian national carrier Alitalia has no money to invest in Air Malta and needs investment itself, Italian unions representing Alitalia staff told the Times of Malta. A day after a 24-hour strike on Thursday by Alitalia’s pilots and cabin crew...

  • Storms may lead to early hatching of the turtle eggs

    Storms may lead to early hatching of the turtle eggs

    The heavy storms that lashed the islands yesterday could mean an early hatching for the closelywatched turtle nest at Golden Bay – but the rains also bring the risk of drowning the fragile eggs. Thunderstorms swept across large parts of Malta and...

  • Franco Mercieca: company undertook one project

    Labour MP Franco Mercieca has told the Times of Malta that the construction company in which he holds shares has only undertaken one project. Earlier this year, a number of environmental NGOs had raised the possibility of a conflict of interest...

  • Police struggling to cope with Paceville crime

    Police struggling to cope with Paceville crime

    Police are still facing an uphill struggle to crack down on criminality in Paceville especially drug trafficking, despite repeated pledges that resources at the St Julian’s police station would be beefed up, Times of Malta has learnt. “Another...

  • Announcements

    COLEIRO. On September 24, at Mater Dei Hospital, JOSEPH, aged 82, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his devoted wife Marisa née Anastasi, his daughters Carmen and her husband Jean Pierre...

  • Heritage Malta museums open for free tomorrow

    Heritage Malta museums open for free tomorrow

    Heritage Malta will mark World Tourism Day, celebrated tomorrow, by opening some of its museums and sites in Malta and in Gozo for free. The museums in Malta include the National Museum of Archaeology in Valletta, Għar Dalam in Birżebbuġa, the...

  • Norma live from the Royal Opera House

    Norma live from the  Royal Opera House

    The Eden Cinemas is today launching its 2016-2017 season of live cinema from the Royal Opera House in London. The season will commence with a new production of Vincenzo Bellini’s bel canto opera, Norma, featuring Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja. The...

  • An exhibition on vanity, selfies and indifference

    An exhibition on vanity,  selfies and indifference

    The Insanity of Vanity, which opened yesterday at Spazju Kreattiv, is a transmedia exhibition exploring the social infatuation of posting selfies online. This exhibition, by Angele Galea, Alba Florian Viton (actress) and Mia Scerri (videography)...

  • Pharmacies to get tax credit for cost of delivering medicines to elderly

    Pharmacies to get tax credit for cost of delivering medicines to elderly

    Pharmacies delivering free medicines to patients aged 70 and over will be entitled to a €14,000 tax credit to cover their expenses, which may include the purchase of a car, this newspaper has learnt. The measure could cost the government up to €3...

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