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  • Man grievously injured in Naxxar car crash

    Man grievously injured in Naxxar car crash

    A St Paul's Bay resident was grievously injured this morning after he was involved in a traffic accident on Triq is-Salini, limits of Naxxar. The 32-year-old St Paul's Bay man was driving a Kia Ceed when he and a 26-year-old San Ġwann resident...

  • Man critical after being found unconscious on stair landing

    Man critical after being found unconscious on stair landing

    A 78-year-old Dingli resident is in a critical state after being found unconscious on the stair landing of his home last night. The man, who lives on Triq Santa Marija, was found unconscious by his wife at around 11pm. Police said the woman went...

  • Two U-21 players cleared of match-fixing

    Two U-21 players cleared of match-fixing

    Two Malta Under-21 players have been acquitted of match-fixing charges related to a game against Montenegro played last March.  Kyle Cesare and Emanuel Briffa were cleared of the charges, with magistrate Joe Mifsud finding that plans to fix the...

  • The Philippines' war on drugs claims 1,900 lives in just seven weeks

    The Philippines' war on drugs claims 1,900 lives in just seven weeks

    More than 1,900 people, or about 36 per day, have been killed in a violent campaign against drugs in the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte came to office seven weeks ago, the country's national police chief said today. Director-General...

  • Developers appeal Ħondoq decision, extending 14-year planning saga

    Developers appeal Ħondoq decision, extending 14-year planning saga

    The 14-year saga surrounding a proposed mega-development at Gozo’s idyllic Ħondoq bay is still not over: developers have filed an appeal against last June's refusal by the Planning Authority. The 104,000-square-metre marina and hotel, proposed on...

  • Watch: Men break into Australian school, leave three crocodiles behind

    Watch: Men break into Australian school, leave three crocodiles behind

    Australian police are searching for four men who left three malnourished saltwater crocodiles in a school, after breaking in to steal computer equipment. Northern Territory Police said the men entered the Taminmin College in Humpty Doo, 40km (25...

  • University of Malta Racing zooms past crowdfunding target

    University of Malta Racing zooms past crowdfunding target

    A crowdfunding campaign to help the University of Malta's racing team build their Formula SAE car has zoomed past its €5,000 target.  The successful Zaar.com.mt campaign means Univesity of Malta Racing will now be able to complete the design and...

  • Paris loses €750m in tourism revenue following attacks

    Paris loses €750m in tourism revenue following attacks

    Islamist attacks, strikes and floods kept foreign tourists away from the French capital in the first half of the year and cost the Paris region tourism industry some 750 million euros ($849.38 million) in lost revenue, officials have said. "It's...

  • Today's newspapers in review

    Today's newspapers in review

    These are the leading stories in today's local newspapers.  The Times of Malta reports that police have so far failed to unearth any evidence tying government official Neville Gafà to an alleged medical visas racket for Libyans. The Malta...

  • 'No evidence' on medical visa racket claims, police say

    'No evidence' on medical visa racket claims, police say

    So far, there was not enough evidence to charge a government official with masterminding a racket involving medical visas for Libyan citizens, as alleged by a whistleblower, the police said last night. In view of the allegations made by a Libyan...

  • UĦM ends industrial action over health centre podiatrists

    UĦM ends industrial action over health centre podiatrists

    Union Ħaddiema Magħqudin has ended industrial action following an agreement on podiatrists' working conditions, the Health Ministry announced.  The agreement concerns the implementation of reforms in the way podiatry is managed as part of primary...

  • Air Malta Union of Cabin Crew reaches agreement with government

    Air Malta Union of Cabin Crew reaches agreement with government

    An industrial dispute between Air Malta's Union of Cabin Crew and the government is close to being conclusively resolved following a late-night agreement, the two parties have announced.  In a joint statement, both sides said the agreement they...

  • Announcements

    BALDACCHINO. On August 23, at Mater Dei Hospital, VICKY, passed away peacefully at the age of 79, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Louis of Classic Press, Cospicua, her children, Carmen and her...

  • Down the valley

    Down the valley

    Dedicated walkers are spoilt for choice this week as two separate treks are being organised, one in Malta and another in Gozo. Tonight’s activity will follow the Tal-Qlejja route, with departure set for 7.15pm sharp from next to the Mtarfa Clock...

  • Island hopping

    Island hopping

    A quick hop over to sister isle Gozo sees a sunset walk organised by the Malta Geographical Society on Friday, August 26. The circular route will depart from near the police station in Marsalforn at 5.45pm and will proceed towards Żebbuġ through...

  • An evening of open readings and performances

    An evening of open readings and performances

    In the third of its pre-Malta Mediterranean Literature festival events, Inizjamed presents another of its Open mic / Palk Ħieles poetry sessions tomorrow, August 24 at Maori Bar, Valletta. The seventh event of its kind, Palk Ħieles sees the...

  • Angry man throws pizza and punches at Pennsylvania police

    A drink-driving suspect upset that his vehicle was still impounded a week after his arrest threw pizza and punches at a Pennsylvania police station, authorities said. Police in the tiny borough of Dallas said Sean Mulloy, 44, began wrapping a...

  • Hungarian official: pigs' heads would repel Muslim migrants

    A Hungarian member of the European Parliament has stirred controversy by suggesting that displaying pig heads on a border fence would be an efficient way to deter Muslim migrants from entering the country. Gyorgy Schopflin, a member of ruling...

  • Pot on parade at US fair

    Pot on parade at US fair

    Nine living marijuana plants will be displayed at the Oregon State Fair in a first-of-its-kind event for the United States. The exhibit of the immature plants brings pot cultivation into the agricultural mainstream less than two years after Oregon...

  • Malta resident who embezzled millions was reputational risk for Panama firm

    Malta resident who embezzled millions was reputational risk for Panama firm

    A Malta resident found guilty of embezzling millions from oil giants Elf was deemed to be a reputational risk for Panama firm Mossack Fonseca, documents from the Panama Papers show. The late Andrè Guelfi, a French millionaire and one-time Formula...

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