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  • Couple says investment firm duped them into losing €190,000

    Couple says investment firm duped them into losing €190,000

    An elderly couple is blaming a local investment firm for the loss of €190,000, saying they were sold a high-risk product intended for experienced investors rather than the low-risk product they wanted.Andrew John Downing and his wife Jennifer...

  • Man found dead at home in Sliema

    Man found dead at home in Sliema

    A 45-year-old Serbian man was found dead at his residence in Triq in-Nazzarenu, Sliema earlier today. The police said his colleagues raised the alarm when he did not report for work this morning. The police went to his house and found the man dead...

  • Maltese ad man plays a blinder with accessible toys

    Maltese ad man plays a blinder with accessible toys

    Physical disability is no longer an impediment to getting a job, leaving the house or making a phone call. So why is it so hard for a person living with paralysis to play with their kids?It’s a deceptively simple question without a straightforward...

  • Drug trafficking trial: Judge starts addressing the jurors

    Drug trafficking trial: Judge starts addressing the jurors

    The trial by jury of two men charged with trafficking 19.4 kilos of cannabis worth €125,000 is coming to a close as Madam Justice Edwina Grima is speaking to jurors before they deliberate on the verdict. The case dates back to June 2010, when...

  • Old masts near Bahrija to be removed

    Old masts near Bahrija to be removed

    Twenty dilapidated masts which once formed part of the Wied Rini Maritime Coastal Station of the British forces will be dismantled, the Planning Authority said today. The masts are spread over a vast area near Bahrija. They are obsolete and pose a...

  • Filipino cleaners forced to make deposit or face the sack, court told

    Filipino cleaners forced to make deposit or face the sack, court told

    Three Filipino cleaners this morning told a court that they had been asked by their employer to make a refundable deposit consisting of two €168 monthly instalments or else face the sack and deportation. The witnesses were testifying before...

  • MCCAA warning over dangerous chest of drawers

    MCCAA warning over dangerous chest of drawers

    An IKEA chest of drawers could prove fatal if not properly secured to the wall, the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority has warned.  The MCCAA was moved to issue a consumer warning about the unlikely killer after a boy was crushed by...

  • Airport passenger traffic up 5.7% last month - strong growth in traffic from Poland

    Airport passenger traffic up 5.7% last month - strong growth in traffic from Poland

    Malta International Airport welcomed 415,409 passengers last month, marking a 5.7% growth over April last year.  April’s growth partially resulted from the launch of the airport’s summer schedule, which features new routes, new airlines, and an...

  • Four hurt in Burmarrad crash

    A woman suffered serious injuries and another woman and two men suffered slight injuries in a crash involving three cars on the North-bound lane of Burmarrad Road this morning.  The collision involved a Mitsubishi Shogun that was being driven...

  • Mossack Fonseca Malta loses name and director

    Mossack Fonseca Malta loses name and director

    The local office of Mossack Fonseca – the company in the eye of the storm over the Panama Papers leaks – has removed its name from the entrance to its office in San Ġwann, while its sole director has resigned and been replaced. The Times of Malta...

  • Malta, The Netherlands to cooperate in forensic investigations

    Malta, The Netherlands to cooperate in forensic investigations

    Malta and The Netherlands have agreed to enhance cooperation in the forensic science sector. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between the Malta Laboratories Network - an agency of the Ministry for Social Dialogue, Consumer...

  • European Commission expects economic growth to moderate, but remain robust

    European Commission expects economic growth to moderate, but remain robust

    Updated 04/05 - Finance Ministry reaction The European Commission has said that is expects economic growth in Malta to moderate but remain robust in 2016 and 2017 after stronger-than-expected growth last year. "Following the peak in 2015, real GDP...

  • Steve Aoki for Isle of MTV

    Steve Aoki for Isle of MTV

    Superstar DJ Steve Aoki will be closing the Isle of MTV show this year, Isle of MTV has announced. The show will be held on June 28 on the Granaries.  Aoki is a popular DJ at Tomorrowland, one of the world's biggest dance music festivals, held in...

  • Tidal lane traffic trial begins today in Paola

    Tidal lane traffic trial begins today in Paola

    Motorists driving through Sir Paul Boffa Avenue in Paola today will be the first Maltese drivers to test a tidal lane system.  The tidal lane is a system that changes the direction of traffic in one lane to maximise the capacity of the road.

  • UK voters fear Scottish independence more than leaving EU

    UK voters fear Scottish independence more than leaving EU

    Britons are more worried about the prospect of Scotland gaining independence than of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, a poll published today found. A BMG poll in Scotland's Herald newspaper found that 68 percent of voters cited...

  • Malta registers EU's sharpest decline in emissions

    Malta registers EU's sharpest decline in emissions

    16:30 Updated with PL comment15:10 Updated with PN reaction Malta’s carbon dioxide emissions fell by a quarter in 2015, the largest decline across the EU, new Eurostat figures show.The 26.9 per cent decrease can be largely attributed to the...

  • President visiting Jordan

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca is in Amman, Jordan, for the WIP Global Summit 2016 hosted by the Council of World Women Leaders. She will also have a meeting with King Abdullah. Dolores Cristina is Acting President.

  • Owen Bonnici still to decide on Labour deputy leader contest

    Owen Bonnici still to decide on Labour deputy leader contest

    Justice Minister Owen Bonnici has still not made up his mind over whether to contest the Labour Party election of deputy leader for party affairs. Nominations have to be made on Monday and Tuesday. "My first priority is to understand what is in...

  • At last, Polidano clearing illegal works

    At last, Polidano clearing illegal works

    Polidano Group said today it it well on the way to clearing the area next to the Poligas plant in Hal Farrug. The site was subject to a direct action by Mepa in 2013 when it was sealed off with concrete blocks. Tons of scrap material have been...

  • Florists want to restrict roadside sellers

    Florists want to restrict roadside sellers

    Flower businesses are insisting with the authorities to regulate street vendors before Mother’s Day as they expressed their frustration that the authorities were passive on this “unfair playing field”. Florists are concerned that they will face...

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