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  • Building to be pulled down to make way for Kappara project

    Building to be pulled down to make way for Kappara project

    A building will be demolished on Monday to make way for the widening of the road leading towards Kappara junction, Transport Malta said. The building in Triq il-Madonna tal-Ġebla, Gżira will be demolished between 9.30am and 1pm.   The demolition...

  • Muscat, Mizzi, Schembri giving the worst example - Busuttil

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, Minister Konrad Mizzi and chief of staff Keith Schembri were giving the worst example to Maltese workers, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil said today.  What is happening to the country in the wake of the Panama Papers...

  • More than 10,000 downloads of tallinja app

    More than 10,000 downloads of tallinja app

    More than 10,000 customers have downloaded the new tallinja app since its launch on Tuesday. The main feature of the free app shows customers the number of minutes for the next bus. "The feedback we have received from our regular customers has...

  • Labour, PN trade accusations over De Marco, Dubai holiday

    Labour, PN trade accusations over De Marco, Dubai holiday

    Updated 3.30pm with PN reaction Parliamentary secretary for planning Deborah Schembri today accused Opposition leader Simon Busuttil of lying in order to cover up for deputy leader Mario de Marco. Addressing a PL press conference, Dr Schembri said...

  • Protected birds shot; 'problem far from over'

    Protected birds shot; 'problem far from over'

    BirdLife Malta collected two protected birds shot in the last few days of the spring hunting season, proving that the problem was "far from over". A protected bird (roller) was yesterday collected dead from a person who found it while walking in...

  • Malta discusses 'broader' cooperation with Azerbaijan

    Malta discusses 'broader' cooperation with Azerbaijan

    Malta's "broadening" cooperation with Azerbaijan was discussed during a visit to Baku by Foreign Minister George Vella. Dr Vella met with Azeri president Ilham Aliyev, among others. The two countries will be looking at expanding existing potential...

  • Cabinet reshuffle 'an insult to people's intelligence' - Civil Society Network

    Cabinet reshuffle 'an insult to people's intelligence' - Civil Society Network

    The Prime Minister’s Cabinet reshuffle was nothing but “an insult to the intelligence of all Maltese people”, the Civil Society Network said this morning, insisting it was now more crucial than ever to hold next week’s peaceful protest. The...

  • Fire crew's bird salvation is 'best rescue yet'

    Fire crew's bird salvation is 'best rescue yet'

    British fire crews stepped in to free a duckling trapped in a roadside drain - and then ensured its safe return to a nearby waterway. A video posted to YouTube shows members of Droitwich fire station's White Watch hailing the bird's salvation as...

  • Karmenu Vella urges government to impose moratorium on turtle doves

    Karmenu Vella urges government to impose moratorium on turtle doves

    European Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella has urged the Maltese government to consider a moratorium on spring hunting for the turtle dove, a move that cannot be imposed by Brussels. He was reacting to a call by the International Union for...

  • Panama Papers: Committee to clean up Panama financial system

    Panama Papers: Committee to clean up Panama financial system

    Panama's government has set up a committee of independent experts to make recommendations on cleaning up the country's financial system. The move comes after documents leaked from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca caused an international...

  • 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.

  • Evarist Bartolo rules himself out of PL deputy leader race

    Evarist Bartolo rules himself out of PL deputy leader race

    Education Minister Evarist Bartolo has ruled himself out of the race for the Labour Party deputy leader for party affairs. In a post on Facebook this morning, Mr Bartolo said the best way for him to continue working for social justice and...

  • Marlene Farrugia to forge ahead with confidence motion against Konrad Mizzi

    Marlene Farrugia to forge ahead with confidence motion against Konrad Mizzi

    Independent MP Marlene Farrugia yesterday said she will be forging ahead with the no confidence motion she filed against Minister without Portfolio Konrad Mizzi. “Konrad Mizzi is still part of Cabinet. The Prime Minister’s move is only a cosmetic...

  • Local newspaper review

    Local newspaper review

    These are the main stories in today's Maltese newspapers: Times of Malta reports that Enemalta is estimated to be ‘saving’ about €17 million a year after 700-odd workers were shifted to different public entities. It also reported that Prime...

  • Anti-Trump protests break out again in California

    Anti-Trump protests break out again in California

    Protests erupted in California for the second day in a row last night against U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is moving closer to winning the Republican nomination after a string of victories this week. The billionaire businessman...

  • €17m wage bill ‘shifted’ from Enemalta to public

    €17m wage bill ‘shifted’ from Enemalta to public

    Enemalta is estimated to be ‘saving’ about €17 million a year after 700-odd workers were shifted to different public entities, Times of Malta has learnt. This newspaper is informed that officially there are no employees on the books of the ‘new’...

  • Announcements

    FENECH – HETTIE, née Russell. In loving memory, on the 41st anniversary of her death. Miriam, Shirley and family. MALLIA. Treasured and everlasting memories of dearest MARIKA, a beloved wife, mother and grandmother, on the fifth anniversary of her...

  • When WWII time bombs created terror in Żejtun

    When WWII time bombs created terror in Żejtun

    Victims who died when time bombs were dropped on Żejtun on May 2, 1942, will tomorrow be commemorated in a day of remembrance being organised by the Żejtun local council, accompanied by the locality’s three band clubs and some parish...

  • Autism awareness Fun Day with APA

    Autism awareness Fun Day with APA

    Breaking down barriers is one of the Autism Parents Association’s main goals. It is today holding a Fun Day at Guardian Angel School in Ħamrun from 3 to 6pm. During this event, visitors will have the opportunity to meet some of the local...

  • Din l-Art Ħelwa retrospective exhibition

    Din l-Art Ħelwa retrospective exhibition

    Din l-Art Ħelwa is holding a retrospective photographic exhibition of all past winners of the Din l-Art Ħelwa Awards for Architectural Heritage spanning the period between 2005 and 2015, as the closing event for the full year of celebrations for...