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  • Publish Gaffarena report now – Busuttil

    If the internal audit inquiry report into a €1.65 million expropriation deal was ready, as reported by the media, it should be released immediately, Simon Busuttil said yesterday. The Opposition leader made the call after Malta Today reported a...

  • Finns protest at asylum seekers’ centre in Salo

    Finns protested yesterday against opening a refugee reception centre in the former home town of Nokia as the recession-hit country struggles to handle an influx of asylum seekers. The demonstrators in the market square of Salo were waving signs...

  • ECHR judges dissent on embryo comments

    ECHR judges dissent on embryo comments

    European Court of Human Rights comments on private life were deemed an “unacceptable pronouncement on the status of the human embryo” by five of its judges, including Chief Justice Emeritus Vincent De Gaetano. In a joint partly dissenting opinion,...

  • Thailand hunts for suspects

    Thailand hunts for suspects

    Police probing Thailand’s deadliest bombing raided a second location and widened their search for more suspects yesterday after a foreigner was arrested and stacks of fake passports and bomb-making materials found at a Bangkok apartment...

  • Driver in critical condition

    A 54-year-old Mellieħa resident was found to be in a critical condition when she was taken to hospital after two cars collided in Salini Road, limits of Naxxar, early yesterday morning. The police said the woman, a Briton, was driving a Suzuki...

  • Buried Nazi train probably located

    Buried Nazi train probably located

    Poland reiterated over the weekend it was almost certain it had located a Nazi train rumoured to have gone missing near the close of World War II loaded with guns and jewels. Photographs taken using ground-penetrating radar equipment showed a...

  • Injured during horse races

    A woman from Marsa sustained serious injuries when she was hit by a horse during races in Għajnsielem yesterday afternoon. The police said that the 37-year-old woman had been taken to Gozo General hospital by ambulance. The incident occurred at...

  • Renzi dismisses concerns of Senate reform

    Italy’s government has sufficient backing in Parliament to force through its contested reform of the Senate, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said yesterday, dismissing suggestions he might have to seek early elections. The reform, which would turn...

  • Accused of burglary

    A Senglea man has been remanded in custody after he pleaded not guilty to theft. Christopher Scerri, 34, was charged with stealing a number of items from a residence in Kalkara and with unsuccessfully targeting another residence in Senglea. He was...

  • Greek leftists to apply bailout but ease pain

    Greek leftists to apply bailout but ease pain

    The leftist Syriza party of former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will challenge Greece’s creditors on unresolved aspects of the nation’s bailout but implement unpopular reforms it has already agreed, it said yesterday. As opinion polls showed...

  • The Times’s very own Iron Man

    Matthew Mirabelli, a photo­grapher for the Times of Malta, yesterday had his childhood dream come true when he completed the Ironman Vichy challenge in France in 11 hours and 44 minutes. The triathlon consisted of a 3.8-kilometre long swim in lake...

  • Migrant crisis forces torn Europe to plan for future

    Migrant crisis forces torn Europe to plan for future

    Leaders of the EU declared last week that it has “failed” in the face of human agony on its frontiers. But the migrant crisis may now be forging a better way forward. The failure is evident. Of millions fleeing war, oppression and misery, hundreds...

  • Muscat sees the ‘negative faction’ prevailing in PN

    Muscat sees the ‘negative faction’ prevailing in PN

    A critical statement on the residency-by-investment scheme released by the Nationalist Party on Friday exposed an internal rift, the Prime Minister said yesterday. Joseph Muscat said the statement by PN deputy leader Beppe Fenech Adami flew in the...

  • Are you moody and neurotic?

    Are you moody and neurotic?

    If you are a tense, moody neurotic, take heart – you could also be a creative genius. A new theory suggests that neurotic misery and imagination go hand-in-hand. It could explain why so many original thinkers, such as the famously neurotic Vincent...

  • Labour ‘fuelling corruption’

    Labour ‘fuelling corruption’

    Labour’s “colonisation” of public entities through the deployment of party sympathisers was leading to “institutionalised corruption”, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil warned yesterday. “In its first 25 months in power, the Labour government has...

  • Picture this? If you can’t you may have aphantasia

    If counting sheep is an abstract concept, or you are unable to visualise the faces of loved ones, you could have aphantasia – a newly-defined condition to describe people who are born without a “mind’s eye”. Some people report a significant impact...

  • Eddie Fenech Adami is back home

    Eddie Fenech Adami is back home

    President Emeritus Eddie Fenech Adami was discharged from Mater Dei Hospital yesterday after suffering a mild heart attack on Saturday afternoon. Dr Fenech Adami, 81, also a former prime minister and former leader of the Nationalist Party, was...

  • On the beat!

    On the beat!

    Revellers and police officers enjoying the Notting Hill Carnival 2015 parade on Ladbroke Grove, in west London yesterday. The two-day event is one of the largest street carnivals in the world.

  • Domestic violence reports most common after theft

    Domestic violence reports most common after theft

    As studies surface that victims lack confidence in the police, officers are being trained to deal with such abuse. Sarah Carabott sought to find out what are the challenges service providers face on a daily basis. Switching from filing reports of...

  • World briefs

    World briefs

    A collection of royal memorabilia devoted to a 19th-century Princess Charlotte is to go on sale. Princess Charlotte of Wales – George IV’s only child – was destined to become the nation’s Queen, but tragically died giving birth nearly 200 years...