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  • Police Commissioner: court reverses decision

    Police Commissioner: court reverses decision

    The court yesterday reversed a decision made earlier this week finding Acting Police Commissioner Raymond Zammit in contempt of court. After examining an application filed by Mr Zammit following the court decision, Magistrate Francesco Depasquale...

  • Gas power talks ‘fundamental’ to technical success of project

    Gas power talks ‘fundamental’ to technical success of project

    Electrogas has confirmed that construction on its new gas power station was delayed because of “technical” talks with Enemalta and Shanghai Electric. Company spokesman Michael Kunz, who is coordinating the project, said the three-way talks were “a...

  • Jobless down in September

    Unemployment dropped by 1,000 in September, continuing its downward trend, figures out yesterday showed. The National Statistics Office said the number of people registering for work last month stood at 6,599 when compared to 7,619 in September...

  • PN’s Idea Malta starts

    The first national convention organised by the Nationalist Party started meeting last night. The convention, which, in contrast to the party’s general council meetings, is open to all party members and not just to councillors, is aimed at opening...

  • Announcements

    BORGIA. On October 14, in Palermo, Papàs VITO, parish priest of the Greek-Catholic Church of Our Lady of Damascus from 1959 to 2009, passed away peacefully, aged 95. Deeply mourned by the local Greek-Catholic community and by his many friends in...

  • China trip

    A Labour Party delegation led by deputy leader Toni Abela will be visiting China for talks with government officials. The party said its delegation would have meetings with the Culture Ministry, youth branches and the international department.

  • Join WEEAC Malta’s fourth annual dog walk

    Join WEEAC Malta’s fourth annual dog walk

    Animal lovers are being urged to participate in WEEAC Malta’s fourth annual dog walk, which starts from near the Preluna Hotel, in Sliema, today at 6pm and ends at St Julian’s. It will be in aid of Island Sanctuary and people are being asked to...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Regent Pharmacy, 70, Merchants Street, Valletta; Chemimart International Pharmacy, 650, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun; St George’s Pharmacy, 21, Main Street, Qormi; Mackie’s Pharmacy, L. Casolani Street, Ta’ Paris, Birkirkara; St Matthew’s Pharmacy,...

  • Update 2: Killer schoolboy guns down pupils

    Update 2: Killer schoolboy guns down pupils

    A boy targeted his school in a deadly gun rampage, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on himself. Witnesses said Jaylen Fryberg walked into the cafeteria at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in...

  • Dallas nurse free of Ebola virus

    A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a patient diagnosed in Dallas has been released from hospital free of the virus. Nina Pham said she felt "fortunate and blessed to be standing here today" as she left the National Institutes of Health's...

  • Bus service to switch to winter timetable

    Bus service to switch to winter timetable

    The bus service will begin operating on the winter timetable on Sunday, Malta Public Transport said. The changes will be as follows: Routs 3A from Kalkara via Rinella to Smart City, 37A from Ghadira Bay to Armier Bay and 71A from Zurrieq to Blue...

  • Updated: Court revokes decree finding Police Commissioner in contempt of court

    Updated: Court revokes decree finding Police Commissioner in contempt of court

    The court today revoked a decree it issued on Wednesday, finding Acting Police Commissioner Ray Zammit in contempt of court. The court revoked its decree after Mr Zammit today filed an application in court objecting to the decree. He had been...

  • Three Istanbul consulates evacuated

    Three Istanbul consulates evacuated

    The consulates of Canada, Belgium and Germany in Istanbul have been evacuated after receiving suspicious packages, Turkish authorities said. Seven people from the Canadian consulate have been taken to hospital as a precaution after one of them...

  • Beppe Fenech Adami discharged from hospital

    Beppe Fenech Adami discharged from hospital

    Beppe Fenech Adami this afternoon left the London hospital where he underwent an operation on Monday to remove a 15cm malignant tumour from his back. Dr Fenech Adami will be staying in London for a few days to continue his recovery before...

  • 'Darth Vader' campaigns for Ukrainian parliament

    'Darth Vader' campaigns for Ukrainian parliament

    Ukrainian Darth Vader campaigns for parliament with the promise of computer classes for all. Julie Noce reports.  

  • Ebola vaccine may be ready in 2015

    Ebola vaccine may be ready in 2015

    Millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready in 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. The WHO also announced that five more experimental vaccines will begin testing in March. However, the agency warned it is...

  • Jailed for stealing car’s doors

    Jailed for stealing car’s doors

    A man with an alcohol problem was today jailed for a year and had his 18-month suspended jail term brought into effect after he pleaded guilty to stealing a car’s four doors. Charlie Brincat, an unemployed 33-year-old man from Cospicua, pleaded...

  • Finn admits causing traffic accident

    Finn admits causing traffic accident

    A Finn this afternoon admitted to causing an accident in Great Siege Road late on Monday evening after he got mixed up with driving directions and swerved to the wrong side, smashing into an oncoming taxi. Jyrki Juhani Sinisalo, 46, from Helsinki,...

  • BOV appoints chief operating officer

    BOV appoints chief operating officer

    Bank of Valletta has appointed Mario Mallia chief operating officer. The appointment comes as a result of changes to the bank’s senior management organisational structure recently approved by the board of directors. The revised structure aims to...

  • Thousands rave until dawn at Earth's lowest point

    Thousands rave until dawn at Earth's lowest point

    Thousands of Israelis and tourists raved late yesterday in a 12-hour party taking place from sunset to sunrise in the Dead Sea, experiencing a multimedia soiree at the lowest point on earth. The production website listed a line-up of international...