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  • Updated - Tunisia massacre: Woman with Maltese name is safe

    Updated - Tunisia massacre: Woman with Maltese name is safe

    A young woman with a Maltese surname has been found safe and sound after fears for her safety in the wake of the Tunisia tourist massacre. Chris Spiteri, 29, from Cardiff, had told the BBC that he was deeply worried about his 25-year-old cousin...

  • President urges action on court delays

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca urged the authorities to address court delays when she addressed a graduation ceremony for people who completed a drugs rehabilitation course at San Blas. She said that those who managed to rehabilitate...

  • Red Electrick for Joseph Calleja concert

    Red Electrick for Joseph Calleja concert

    Maltese band Red Electrick will be participating in this year’s Joseph Calleja concert alongside international superstar Anastacia, accompanied by the Malta philharmonic Orchestra, concert organisers NnG Promotions said today. Agreement has also...

  • Germany's vice-chancellor open to Greek referendum, with caveats

    German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said today that a proposal from the Greek government for a referendum on austerity demands should not be dismissed out of hand, though it was vital that voters had a clear deal on which to vote. In an...

  • 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.  

  • Tunisian president: country in "war against terrorism"

    Tunisian president: country in "war against terrorism"

      Tunisia's president says the police, army and Tunisian citizens are now involved in a "war against terrorism", following another gun attack that killed dozens of tourists.  "We have repeatedly said that Tunisia is in a war against terrorism.

  • Car overturns near hospital, girl, 3, hit by car in Zebbug

    Car overturns near hospital, girl, 3, hit by car in Zebbug

    No one was injured when a Toyota car (above) overturned near Mater Dei Hospital early this morning – the third of three relatively serious traffic accidents during the night. The first accident took place at 10.30pm in Sciortino Street, Zebbug...

  • Daniel Zammit’s medical condition ‘private’ - former inspector got Enemalta job within days of boarding out

    Daniel Zammit’s medical condition ‘private’ - former inspector got Enemalta job within days of boarding out

    The police have refused to divulge the medical reasons on which former police inspector Daniel Zammit was boarded out. The former officer, 35, is embroiled in controversy because of the speed with which his boarding out was handled and the equally...

  • Press digest

    Press digest

    The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of Malta leads with the terrorist attacks yesterday in France, Tunisia and Kuwait.  The Malta Independent says yesterday was a Day of Terror.  In-Nazzjon also leads with...

  • New York prison escapee killed by police, accomplice still at large

    New York prison escapee killed by police, accomplice still at large

    Law enforcement officers have shot and killed one of two prisoners who broke out of a maximum security prison in New York three weeks ago and are pursuing a second escapee near the Canadian border, authorities said. Richard Matt, a 49-year-old...

  • Greece rejects ultimatum, calls referendum to break bailout deadlock

    Greece rejects ultimatum, calls referendum to break bailout deadlock

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called a referendum on austerity demands from foreign creditors today, rejecting an "ultimatum" from lenders and putting a deal that could determine Greece's future in Europe to a risky popular vote. The...

  • Three cleared of rape due to girl’s ‘false allegations’

    Three men have been cleared of raping an underage girl who has a history of making false allegations, including drug pushing and sexual abuse. Magistrate Audrey Demicoli noted that the minor, who was 17 when the case began eight years ago, had...

  • Schools’ curricula ‘must reflect different cultures’

    Schools’ curricula ‘must reflect different cultures’

    School curricula need to reflect strands of the different cultures brought in by migrants, according to Raymond Facciol, an Education Ministry official. “We need to ensure that our curricula reflect a multi-ethnic and multi-language society and we...

  • Gaming outlet targeted again

    A Fairplay gaming outlet in St Paul’s Bay was again the target of a hold-up when an armed man took off with about €6,500 on Thursday night. The gaming outlet, in Mosta Road, had been unsuccessfully targeted by robbers on June 14. In a statement...

  • New group to oppose Mosta shooting range

    New group to oppose Mosta shooting range

    Some 40 Mosta residents met outside the Mosta Boys Secondary School yesterday evening to launch a new group opposing the proposed shooting range about 300 metres away. The group, Mostin u Ħbieb Kontra x-Shooting Range (Mosta residents and friends...

  • Daniel Zammit’s medical condition ‘a private matter’

    Daniel Zammit’s medical condition ‘a private matter’

    The police have refused to divulge the medical reasons on which former police inspector Daniel Zammit was boarded out. The former officer, 35, was embroiled in controversy because of the speed with which his boarding out was handled and the...

  • Concerns over police leakages

    The Malta Police Association called on the government and the Police Commissioner to implement the controls necessary to protect sensitive information and personal data of officers. It said it was concerned with the findings of an investigation by...

  • Estate agents join MDA

    The Federation of Estate Agents has become an affiliate member of the Malta Developers Association, ahead of a White Paper on the regulation of estate agencies. Economic Growth Parliamentary Secretary José Herrera said the White Paper, announced...

  • Minister: teenage security chief won’t be paid extra

    Minister: teenage security chief won’t be paid extra

    A new government security company may not have to engage employees, is not for profit and its teenage chief will not be paid extra, according to Economy Minister Chris Cardona. However, the minister was not forthcoming when asked about the unusual...

  • Terrorist attacks

    Terrorist attacks

    A gunman disguised as a tourist opened fire at a Tunisian hotel yesterday, killing 37 people, including British, German and Belgian tourists, as they lounged at the beach and pool in a popular resort town. Terrified tourists ran for cover after...