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  • China floods kill 87

    China floods kill 87

    Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced thousands from their homes, with nearly 80 others missing.   The floods were caused by heavy rains. Some 50,000 homes collapsed. The northern province of Hebei was the worst hit. A...

  • Chairman of the Commission on Domestic Violence appointed

    Joseph Gerada has been appointed chairman of the Commission on Domestic Violence. He currently chairs the Foundation for Social Welfare Services and has represented the government on the Social Affairs Committee of the Council of Europe for the...

  • Slime hits southern bays again

    Slime hits southern bays again

    The bays at Kalanka and St Peter’s Pool in Delimara were yesterday again filled with a slew of greasy slime locals are convinced emanates from the fish farms in the vicinity. Regular visitors to the area have observed there is a pattern as to when...

  • Canadian-born man charged with cannabis trafficking

    Canadian-born man charged with cannabis trafficking

    A 37 year-old Canadian-born man from Siggiewi has been charge in connection with the discovery of half a kilo of cannabis grass as well as cannabis plants. Michael Brandon Calleja, who is unemployed, was charged this afternoon before Magistrate...

  • Elderly man hit by motorcycle

    Elderly man hit by motorcycle

    A 72-year-old man was seriously injured this morning when he was hit by a motorcycle in St Joseph High Road, Hamrun. The police said the accident happened at about 9.30am. The Symphony SR motorcycle was being driven by a 25-year-old man from Qormi. 

  • Munich gunman had no links to IS, was fascinated with shooting rampages, lured people to fast food outlet

    Munich gunman had no links to IS, was fascinated with shooting rampages, lured people to fast food outlet

    Updated - There are absolutely no indications that the German-Iranian gunman who opened fire on shoppers in Munich yesterday had links to Islamic State. The attack also had no link to refugees, Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae said...

  • Young man critical after falling in field

    Young man critical after falling in field

    A 27-year-old man is in critical condition after falling a height of some five metres into a field on the outskirts of Rabat this morning. The man, who is from Lija, had been walking on a country road near an entertainment venue at about 10.15...

  • PM’s trips in private jet cost EU, Malta €1.2 million

    PM’s trips in private jet cost EU, Malta €1.2 million

    Almost €1.2 million were spent on 34 private jet trips to ferry Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and his delegation on official trips abroad. Each trip cost an average of €35,000 with the EU refunding 80 per cent of any travel costs connected to EU...

  • Air Malta/Alitalia talks proceeding 'at strong pace' - prime minister

    Air Malta/Alitalia talks proceeding 'at strong pace' - prime minister

    Talks for Alitalia to become an Air Malta strategic partner and 49 per cent shareholder are proceeding at a strong pace, but the deal will not go ahead unless it is beneficial for the Maltese airline, the prime minister said. "Every side in talks...

  • Police warn: Remove your trousers; get booed on browsers!

    Police warn: Remove your trousers; get booed on browsers!

    The Malta police have issued a video to warn against sexual blackmail on the internet. An average of three people per week reported attempts of sexual blackmail in the first half of this year. Most were men aged between 18 and 50. They would...

  • Photos of the week - Times of Malta

    Photos of the week - Times of Malta

    Times of Malta presents a selection of its photographers' choice of their best photos over the past days.  

  • Russian balloonist claims round the world record

    Russian balloonist claims round the world record

    Russian balloonist Fedor Konyukhov has claimed a new round the world record of 11 days. Support crew member Steve Griffin says his balloon this morning passed directly over the airfield at the Australian town of Northam where he began his journey...

  • Government unaware of new oil smuggling claims from Libya

    Government unaware of new oil smuggling claims from Libya

    The government said yesterday it did not receive any communication from the Libyan Parliament on fresh claims of oil and fuel smuggling from the North African country. However, the Foreign Affairs Ministry did not comment on claims of rampant oil...

  • Malta newspapers review

    Malta newspapers review

    The following are the top stories in the Maltese newspapers today. Times of Malta focuses on the costs incurred by the government and the EU for the hire of a private aircraft used by the prime minister. Times of Malta and the Malta Independent...

  • Watch: Diver who raised Qawra alarm says thanks for remedial action

    Watch: Diver who raised Qawra alarm says thanks for remedial action

    A diver whose video footage had raised the alarm about dangerous spikes along an underwater path to Qawra pool, has uploaded another video showing the remedial action and declaring the place safe. The work was carried out by divers engaged by the...

  • Three trucks destroyed in Mosta garage blaze

    Three trucks destroyed in Mosta garage blaze

    Three trucks and a van were destroyed in a fierce fire in a garage in Mosta early this morning. The Civil Protection Department deployed several fire-fighting vehicles manned by 11 fire-fighters to fight the blaze in Carmelo Dimech Street. The...

  • Clinton picks Kaine for VP

    Clinton picks Kaine for VP

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has chosen U.S. Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia as her running mate.   Kaine, a former governor of the state, was widely seen as the "safe choice" to help propel Clinton to the White House. As a...

  • Watch: Bartender pours 17 Jägerbombs at once

    Watch: Bartender pours 17 Jägerbombs at once

    Bartender Philip Traber shows off his impressive drink-making skills by pouring 17 Jägerbombs at once. The stunt is said to be the world record, the previous record was 14 Jägerbombs, held by the same barman. The video shows Traber piling up 17...

  • German-Iranian gunman was behind Munich shopping mall shooting

    German-Iranian gunman was behind Munich shopping mall shooting

    Last updated Saturday 6am - The gunman who shot dead nine people and injured 16 others at a Munich shopping centre was an 18-year-old German-Iranian man, police believe. The teenager, who has not been named, is thought to have lived in the city...

  • Announcements

    BARTOLO. On July 21, at Mater Dei Hospital, BERNADETTE, widow of Anthony J. Bartolo, aged 80, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she leaves to mourn her irreparable...

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