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  • Libya detainee ‘may be facing deportation’

    Libya detainee ‘may be facing deportation’

    Carmelo Grech could be deported to Malta rather than having to face smuggling charges in a Libyan court, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. In the latest twist in Mr Grech’s case, it is understood that he faces the possibility of...

  • How €6 brought a fish meal... and memories flooding back

    How €6 brought a fish meal... and memories flooding back

    Malta holds a special place in the heart of the woman who co-wrote Tom Jones’s chart topper Delilah. Sarah Carabott spoke to Sylvan Mason after a chance restaurant visit reacquainted her with friends she had not seen for many years. “Malta is my...

  • Joseph Muscat critical of PN’s maths and geography

    Joseph Muscat critical of PN’s maths and geography

    Maths and geography are not the Opposition’s strength the Prime Minister said in a dig at criticism over fuel prices and a phantom visit to North Korea. Joseph Muscat accused the Opposition of being short-sighted in its criticism on fuel prices...

  • Simon Busuttil calls on government to publish inquiry report on Gaffarena's Valletta property deal

    Simon Busuttil calls on government to publish inquiry report on Gaffarena's Valletta property deal

    Opposition leader Simon Busuttil this morning urged the Prime Ministry to publish the findings of a government inquiry on the controversial €1.65 million expropriation deal for half a property in Old Mint Street in Valletta. Last June the Internal...

  • Review of system due after 100 families ignore truancy

    Review of system due after 100 families ignore truancy

    Not one of the 100 families issued with a final warning to pay their outstanding truancy fines or face legal action has complied with the order, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. The situation, however, has prompted the government to review...

  • Updated: At least 11 killed in fire at Saudi oil company residence

    Updated: At least 11 killed in fire at Saudi oil company residence

    A large fire in the basement of a residential complex in Saudi Arabia's oil-rich east has killed at least 11 people and injured more than 200, officials said. The blaze began early this morning in a multi-story residential compound known as Radium...

  • Why Jean is a source of inspiration for her friends

    Why Jean is a source of inspiration for her friends

    A positive outlook on life and an eagerness to not let her disability deter her ambitions make Jeanesse Abela, a 38-year-old woman with cerebral palsy, a source of inspiration for her many friends on Facebook. Ms Abela recently shared her bucket...

  • Sliema burglary strikes continue

    Sliema burglary strikes continue

    Burglars made off with up to €45,000 in three Sliema break-ins reported in the past week as the spate of burglaries in the area continues, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. Apart from the three burglaries, officers are also investigating an...

  • Europe fails on electronics recycling goals

    Europe fails on electronics recycling goals

    Only a third of Europe's electronic waste is properly recycled, with vast numbers of cellphones, computers and televisions illegally traded or dumped, a study led by the United Nations and Interpol said. Sweden and Norway were close to European...

  • London animals weigh in, Peruvian penguin aprehended

    London animals weigh in, Peruvian penguin aprehended

    The London zoo weighs their animals, rescued lions arrive in Colorado, and Peruvian police apprehend a penguin in this week's animal wrap. Sean Carberry reports.

  • British woman critically injured in traffic accident

    British woman critically injured in traffic accident

    A 54-year-old British woman who lives in Mellieha is in a critical condition following a head on crash in Triq is-Salini this morning. The police said the woman was driving a Suzuki Vitara that crashed with a Volkswagen Golf that was being driven...

  • Farmer questions ‘sinister’ land deal

    Farmer questions ‘sinister’ land deal

    Two tumoli of public agricultural land on the outskirts of Siggiewi were sold to a building contractor to serve as an extension to his villa after the intervention of the Land Department, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. Tania Micallef, a...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. The Sunday Times of Malta reports how a farmer has questioned a 'sinister' land deal which has robbed the farmer of her livelihood. MaltaToday says the Gozo bishop's lack of...

  • BOV summer party

    BOV summer party

    BOV employees were hosted to a stand-up dinner and reception at the Reef Club, Westin Dragonara.

  • WAG client appreciation day and boat trip

    WAG client appreciation day and boat trip

    World Aviation Group and its subsidiary companies Centrecom, Aviation Online and BPO Services, recently organised a client appreciation day, starting with a business presentation and networking event focusing on its new strategy based on customer...

  • All ideas forward

    All ideas forward

    An All Ideas Matter staff suggestion scheme by Banif Bank culminated in an awards ceremony during the bank’s summer staff party. AIM is a platform through which team members can submit ideas for the improvement of key areas of the bank’s...

  • Teachers’ reunion

    Teachers’ reunion

    The 1965-1967 St Michael’s Teacher Training College group of teachers celebrated their 50th anniversary with a reunion at the Seabank Resort & Spa in Mellieħa. Around 35 guests, including Br Emanuel Sciberras, attended the event, organised by...

  • Fun beach day for children

    Fun beach day for children

    The team at Concept Stadium spent a fun-filled afternoon at Golden Bay with around 20 children from the Ursuline Sisters’ Creche in Tarxien, together with nuns and carers, as part of the firm’s CSR programme and to celebrate its fifth...

  • Marian manifestation at Marsalforn

    Marian manifestation at Marsalforn

    A congregation of 400 faithful attended the annual diocesan Marian manifestation in Marsalforn. The activity began with the reciting of the rosary, after which Gozo Bishop Mario Grech led a concelebrated Mass. The bishop called on the faithful to...

  • Annual RMA(T) barbecue

    Annual RMA(T) barbecue

    The annual barbecue by members of the 3/11 Regiment RMA(T) Association, held at the Dolmen Hotel, this year served as a welcome home for two of the former regiment’s most popular and loved officers. Captain Alex Abela (second row, sixth from...