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  • AD demands enforcement on Manoel Island, other longstanding illegalities

    AD demands enforcement on Manoel Island, other longstanding illegalities

    Alternattiva Demokratika has demanded enforcement on Manoel Island and other longstanding illegalities such as tuna farms, Montekristo and Armier. In a video message, chairman Arnold Cassola said AD was four square behind Kamp Emerġenza...

  • Bosnian Serbs vote in banned referendum

    Bosnian Serbs vote in banned referendum

    Bosnian Serbs are voting in a referendum banned by the country's constitutional court - risking western sanctions against their autonomous region and criminal charges against their leaders. Sunday's vote is asking whether to keep January 9 as a...

  • Poverty: statistics vs reality

    Poverty: statistics vs reality

    Poverty statistics released last week paint a mixed picture of how things have changed, but you’d be excused for feeling confused as politicians pick and choose what to focus on. Kurt Sansone speaks to an anti-poverty campaigner and an economist...

  • Switzerland votes on new powers for intelligence services

    Switzerland votes on new powers for intelligence services

    Swiss voters are deciding whether to grant new powers to their intelligence services such as tracking internet activity, snooping on email and tapping phones in order to tackle spies, criminal hackers and violent extremists. A new intelligence...

  • PN government would provide all medicines needed by elderly free of charge - Simon Busuttil

    PN government would provide all medicines needed by elderly free of charge - Simon Busuttil

    A Nationalist government would ensure that elderly persons receive all medicine they needed for free, it would increase old age pensions and exempt them from income tax, as well as lower tax rates on dividends for pensioners, Opposition leader...

  • China begins operating world's largest radio telescope

    China begins operating world's largest radio telescope

    The world's largest radio telescope has begun searching for signals from stars and galaxies and, perhaps, extraterrestrial life in a project demonstrating China's rising ambitions in space and its pursuit of scientific prestige. Beijing has...

  • PM hails $100 million investment by currency printing company

    PM hails $100 million investment by currency printing company

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat today hailed the $100 million investment announced last Wednesday by the US company Crane Currency. Speaking during a brief telephone interview on One Radio, Dr Muscat said the government was not resting on its laurels...

  • Twist of fate? Woman whose wedding plans were disrupted with Brangelina's By the Sea offers to mediate in couple's divorce

    Twist of fate? Woman whose wedding plans were disrupted with Brangelina's By the Sea offers to mediate in couple's divorce

    The Gozitan woman whose wedding plans were disrupted when Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt took over Mġarr ix-Xini in Gozo to shoot their film two years ago is now offering to mediate in the celebrity couple’s divorce. Maria Arpa, originally from...

  • AUM owner aspires for 'higher education diamond in the Mediterranean'

    AUM owner aspires for 'higher education diamond in the Mediterranean'

    With the American University of Malta obtaining a licence to operate last week, Kurt Sansone met provost John Ryder at his office in Cospicua. Cospicua’s Dock One was basking in the sun with a handful of people sitting down on the benches along...

  • Lectures at AUM to start on August 28

    Lectures at AUM to start on August 28

    Students at the American University of Malta campus in Cospicua will start attending lectures on August 28, 2017, according to provost John Ryder. The date marks the start of AUM’s first academic year. It obtained a university licence last...

  • Washington Mall shooting suspect 'zombie-like' when caught

    Washington Mall shooting suspect 'zombie-like' when caught

    The man suspected of carrying out the Washington mall shooting that left five people dead was "zombie-like" when he was captured, the police officer who spotted him has said. Lieutenant Mike Hawley of the state's Island County sheriff's...

  • LNG tanker's proximity to shore a concern during storms - experts

    LNG tanker's proximity to shore a concern during storms - experts

    The LNG tanker that is on its way to Marsaxlokk will have to be anchored away from the coast during storms, cutting off the power station’s supply within minutes, according to experts in the field. When it arrives in Malta from Singapore, where...

  • Today's newspapers in review

    Today's newspapers in review

    The following are the top stories in national newspapers today. The Sunday Times of Malta speaks to experts who say the LNG tanker that is on its way to Marsaxlokk will have to be anchored away from the coast during storms, cutting off the power...

  • Work on sex life of rats, life as a badger honored at Ig Nobel spoof awards

    Work on sex life of rats, life as a badger honored at Ig Nobel spoof awards

    Scientific research into how polyester pants affect the sex life of rats, what it's like for a human to live like a badger and how different the world looks when viewed through your legs was honored at this year's Ig Nobel spoof awards. The group...

  • Girl, three, among eight injured in Baltimore shooting

    Girl, three, among eight injured in Baltimore shooting

    Three gunmen have shot eight people including a three-year-old girl on an east Baltimore street. The Maryland city's police commissioner said the suspects fled and the victims were expected to survive. The shooting erupted outside some terraced...

  • Dar il-Kaptan turns 25

    Dar il-Kaptan turns 25

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and his wife Michelle hosted a well-attended reception to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Dar il-Kaptan in the grounds of the Prime Minister’s official summer residence, Girgenti Palace. They are seen here with...

  • Mcast students awarded for kitchen designs

    Mcast students awarded for kitchen designs

    C.Fino+Sons Ltd, in collaboration with Veneta Cucine, challenged Mcast students to design a series of innovative products that could add a touch of creativity to contemporary kitchen design. Out of 11 participants who showcased their work for this...

  • Meet scientists and researchers

    Meet scientists and researchers

    Maltese scientists will be sharing their experience with the public at the Casino Maltese in Republic Street during the CERN, ALICE and Universe presentations at the Science in the City festival on Friday. CERN, the largest machine in the world,...

  • Marsascala mayor weds

    Marsascala mayor weds

    September 7 marked a very special day for Marsascala mayor Mario Calleja and Mary Grace Debono, who exchanged marriage vows at Villa Overhills in Birżebbuġa in the presence of their five children and other distinguished guests and friends. The...

  • MMDNA donates archival documents to University library

    MMDNA donates archival documents to University library

    As the Malta Memorial District Nursing Association (MMDNA) – a pioneer of community domiciliary nursing in the Maltese Islands during the second half of the 20th century and beginning of the 21st – moves towards closing down, it donated  its...

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