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  • Updated: PN calls for study on introduction of second pillar pension

    Updated: PN calls for study on introduction of second pillar pension

    (Adds PL's, government replies) The Nationalist Party has called for a study on the introduction of a second pillar pensions scheme in a bid to address adequacy of pensions. It also wants the government to speed up the introduction of the national...

  • A hero for one day

    A hero for one day

    Gozitan twins Karl and Krista Curmi got the fright of their lives last Wednesday when they were about to leave Marsalforn after a swim with their grandmother, Victoria Grech, at Il-Menqa. The 10-year-old siblings from Victoria are regular swimmers...

  • Environmental organisation concerned about dismantling of Great Siege heroes grave

    Environmental organisation concerned about dismantling of Great Siege heroes grave

    Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar has expressed itself against the building of a long hall over the Great Siege cemetery on Merchant’s Street, Valletta flanking St John’s Cathedral. The hall would be used to exhibit all the Flemish tapestries...

  • Six people, including two children and baby, injured in accident

    Six people, including two children and baby, injured in accident

    Two children were grievously injured in a traffic accident last night which saw six people being taken to hospital. The police said the accident happened in Main Street, Mellieha at around 11.30pm. A Seat Ibiza that was being driven by a...

  • Updated: Beppe Fenech Adami says Mark Gaffarena's 'friendship' with him 'did not pay off'

    Updated: Beppe Fenech Adami says Mark Gaffarena's 'friendship' with him 'did not pay off'

    Mark Gaffarena who is at the centre of a number of scandals and has even been mentioned in the Daniel Zammit inquiry report, said in a comment on this website and on his wife's Facebook wall that he had met Opposition deputy leader Beppe Fenech...

  • 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.

  • Alert as hackers send bogus Windows 10 emails

    Hackers are exploiting Microsoft's offer of free upgrades to its new Windows 10 operating system, researchers have said. Security experts are warning about a wave of bogus spam emails with malicious attachments, labelled as if they are legitimate...

  • Gaming industry should remain vigilant

    Gaming Malta has encouraged the gaming industry to remain vigilant to ensure Malta’s reputation as a “home” to gaming is not threatened. The foundation, set up earlier this year, said in a statement that the events of the last week should not...

  • Scrambles through wall in Sliema… emerges in Italy

    Scrambles through wall in Sliema… emerges in Italy

    The stunning graffiti mural in Sliema depicting a man scrambling into a hole in a wall of a building has emerged in the south of Italy. Created by artist MTO, the figure of a bearded grey man emerged on a building in the town of Sapri. It is the...

  • Nobody assumes responsibility for latest ship escape

    Nobody assumes responsibility for latest ship escape

    None of the government authorities are assuming responsibility for the escape of another cargo ship from Maltese territorial waters, despite a court order for the seizure of the vessel. Despite the third such escape during the last year, a...

  • Skydivers plummet to new world record

    Skydivers plummet to new world record

    A group of 164 skydivers have plummeted to the ground in perfect formation over central Illinois to set a new world record. Travelling at speeds of up to 240 mph, it took the international team 13 attempts to beat the 2012 mark set by 138...

  • MH370 flight plane debris arrives in France

    MH370 flight plane debris arrives in France

    A section of aircraft wing which could be from the missing flight MH370 arrives in France for detailed examination. Paul Chapman reports.

  • NGOs welcome possibility that university could be sited in Cottonera

    NGOs welcome possibility that university could be sited in Cottonera

    The government is actively exploring the possibility of locating the American University of Malta campus in Cottonera, in a move which has garnered the approval of environment NGOs and other stakeholders. Audit firm Nexia BT, commissioned by the...

  • Eerie silence follows judge's police probe

    Eerie silence follows judge's police probe

    Former acting police commissioner Ray Zammit was yellow-carded by the Justice Minister but the government yesterday shunned the Opposition’s call for his removal. Owen Bonnici said he warned Mr Zammit “not to repeat” the behaviour criticised in an...

  • Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man Karkoc, 96

    Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man Karkoc, 96

    German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a 96-year-old Minnesota carpenter exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying he is not fit to stand trial. The decision came more than two years after an...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. Times of Malta says former acting police commissioner Ray Zammit was yellow-carded by the Justice Minister but the government yesterday shunned the Opposition’s call...

  • Horror as Arizona jail inmate pulls his eye out

    Prison officers in Arizona were horrified to discover that an inmate had pulled one of his eyes out of its socket. Sheriff's officials in Pinal County, south east of Phoenix, said Colin Corkhill, 26, of Scottsdale, was booked into jail on...

  • Eerie silence follows judge’s police probe

    Former acting police commissioner Ray Zammit was yellow-carded by the Justice Minister but the government yesterday shunned the Opposition’s call for his removal. Owen Bonnici said he warned Mr Zammit “not to repeat” the behaviour criticised in an...

  • University could be sited in Cottonera

    The government is actively exploring the possibility of locating the American University of Malta campus in Cottonera, in a move which has garnered the approval of environment NGOs and other stakeholders. Audit firm Nexia BT, commissioned by the...

  • Mugger jailed

    A magistrate yesterday sentenced a mugger to nine months in jail after admitting to targeting two women in May and June and stealing two gold necklaces they were wearing. Shalon Abela, 22, from Qormi pleaded guilty to snatching the choker of a...