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  • West Ham supporters sing the praises of Stripes’ fans

    West Ham supporters sing the praises of Stripes’ fans

    Birkirkara FC players may have emerged as heroes from their Europa League clash against West Ham United last week but, off the pitch, their fans were making just as great an impression. Lifelong West Ham fan Michael Parsley told the Times of Malta...

  • Updated: Pro-choice organisation calls for abortion debate

    Updated: Pro-choice organisation calls for abortion debate

    (Adds Life Network Foundation's reaction) A newly set up organisation, Pro-Choice Malta, is calling on lawmakers to review abortion legislation and reconsider the impact the ban on abortion in Malta is having on women, their health, and physical...

  • Times of Malta Facebook sharing facility suspended

    Times of Malta Facebook sharing facility suspended

      The Times of Malta's Facebook sharing facility has been temporarily suspended after one or more of our content items has been reported as “abusive”. Our IT team is trying to resolve the issue in the shortest time possible. We hope to have the...

  • Minister's aide flew to China for the PN-Sai Mizzi meeting

    Minister's aide flew to China for the PN-Sai Mizzi meeting

    An aide at the Economy Ministry was sent to China to “follow and report back” on the 30-minute meeting between a PN delegation and Sai Mizzi-Liang, the Times of Malta has learnt. A senior diplomat from the Maltese Embassy in Beijing, Bernard...

  • Turkey detains IS suspects in new police sweep

    Turkey detains IS suspects in new police sweep

    At least 15 people suspected of links to the Islamic State group have been detained after Turkish police raided homes in Ankara in a major security sweep. The Anadolu news agency said the suspects, including a number of foreign nationals, were...

  • ‘Strip licences from owners of flats with noisy tenants’

    ‘Strip licences from owners of flats with noisy tenants’

    Owners of apartments who repeatedly rent them to noisy tenants should have their licence withdrawn by the tourism authority, Swieqi local councillor Mauro Miceli is proposing. “Swieqi residents have the right to enjoy peace and quiet. They have...

  • Sail boat capsize caught on camera

    Sail boat capsize caught on camera

    Extreme Sailing lived up to its name on Saturday with a spectacular capsizing during an event in Hamburg, Germany. The SAP Extreme Sailing Team from Denmark suffered the calamity during a nine-boat race. No-one was injured during the incident,...

  • Co-education receives very positive response

    Co-education receives very positive response

    Students, teachers and parents are “overwhelmingly” satisfied with the new co-education system despite the “teething problems” in certain schools, a study has found. The comprehensive year-long study, conducted among some 2,000 students across 12...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. Times of Malta says a study has found that students, teachers and parents are “overwhelmingly” satisfied with the new co-education system despite the “teething...

  • Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, dies aged 22

    Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, dies aged 22

    Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late entertainer Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, has died, seven months after she was found face-down in a bathtub. She was 22 years old. A representative for the Houston family, Kristen Foster,...

  • Co-education receives very positive response

    Co-education receives very positive response

    Students, teachers and parents are “overwhelmingly” satisfied with the new co-education system despite the “teething problems” in certain schools, a study has found. The comprehensive year-long study, conducted among some 2,000 students across 12...

  • Busuttil calls for inquiry on Gasol

    The Auditor General should investigate the sudden departure of the lead contractor in the new power station as this raised issues of professionalism, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil said yesterday. Dr Busuttil was backing a call made by outspoken...

  • Transport cooperative fails to obtain injunction against State regulator

    Transport cooperative fails to obtain injunction against State regulator

    A cooperative providing transport services to people with special needs unsuccessfully tried to stop Transport Malta from allowing competitors to instal locally-made tail lifts in their minivans. The Transport for Disabled Persons Cooperative...

  • Man jailed for 10 months for thefts

    A 22-year-old man was sentenced to 10 months in prison after he admitted to stealing €300 in cash and €210 worth of cigarettes from a Marsa shop on Thursday night. Wayne Zammit, from Marsa, pleaded guilty to stealing the items from Stop and Go,...

  • Chainsaw, cash stolen from cars

    A woman was sentenced to three years and four months in jail after she admitted to breaking into several cars and stealing a number of items including a chainsaw and cash over the past month. Sandra Grixti, 27, from Żurrieq, pleaded guilty to...

  • ‘Strip licences from owners of flats with noisy tenants’

    ‘Strip licences from owners of flats with noisy tenants’

    Owners of apartments who repeatedly rent them to noisy tenants should have their licence withdrawn by the tourism authority, Swieqi local councillor Mauro Miceli is proposing. “Swieqi residents have the right to enjoy peace and quiet. They have...

  • Five in court over crimes committed in Paceville

    Five in court over crimes committed in Paceville

    Five people were arraigned yesterday over crimes, including theft and drug possession, allegedly committed in Paceville over the weekend. A 15-year-old Romanian boy said in court yesterday a man approached him in Paceville in the early hours of...

  • Minister’s aide flew to China for the PN-Sai Mizzi meeting

    Minister’s aide flew to China for the PN-Sai Mizzi meeting

    An aide at the Economy Ministry was sent to China to “follow and report back” on the 30-minute meeting between a PN delegation and Sai Mizzi-Liang, the Times of Malta has learnt. A senior diplomat from the Maltese Embassy in Beijing, Bernard...

  • Blast kills two Turkish soldiers

    Blast kills two Turkish soldiers

    Kurdish militants killed two Turkish soldiers in a roadside bombing yesterday, the military said, apparently retaliating for Ankara’s crackdown on the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) launched in tandem with strikes on Islamic State insurgents in...

  • Clear signs ‘tourism industry is thriving’

    Clear signs ‘tourism industry is thriving’

    Difficulties experienced by West Ham United FC supporters to find accommodation in Malta for last week’s match against Birkirkara “was a good advert for Malta”, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said. Dr Muscat said the fact that the British football...