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  • No outright calls to quit made as Delia faces ‘onslaught’ by MPs

    No outright calls to quit made as Delia faces ‘onslaught’ by MPs

    Opposition leader Adrian Delia faced an ‘onslaught’ during a “fiery” parliamentary group meeting on Monday evening but none of those present openly called for his resignation, Times of Malta was told. A Nationalist MP who spoke to the newspaper on...

  • Malta tumbles to record low on corruption index

    Malta tumbles to record low on corruption index

    Updated 7.45pm with PN reaction - Malta has plummeted five spots on Transparency International’s annual corruption perception index, placing at a record low of 51st on the annual graft indicator.  This year’s ranking, to be released on Tuesday,...

  • PN MPs summoned to parliamentary group meeting at hours' notice

    PN MPs summoned to parliamentary group meeting at hours' notice

    Updated 12.45pm with MP's comment PN MPs have been summoned on "short notice" to a parliamentary group meeting on Monday evening for the first time since domestic violence allegations emerged against Opposition leader Adrian Delia, Times of Malta...

  • Hundreds flock to remember fallen biker

    Hundreds flock to remember fallen biker

    Hundreds of bikers on Sunday set off for a ride in memory of Johanna Boni, who was crushed to death by a cement mixer in Labour Avenue, Naxxar, on January 5, 2016. The 27-year-old was riding her Kawasaki ER6N to work when the accident happened on...

  • Appoint President 'from the opposing camp', Delia urges Muscat

    Appoint President 'from the opposing camp', Delia urges Muscat

    Opposition leader Adrian Delia on Sunday challenged Prime Minister Joseph Muscat to appoint a President “from the opposing camp”. Addressing a political activity in Rabat, Dr Delia said the PN made taken such a step many years ago with the...

  • Deputy PM’s top aide faced €2.9m family firm tax bill

    Deputy PM’s top aide faced €2.9m family firm tax bill

    A former supermarket chain co-owned by the Deputy Prime Minister’s chief of staff, Carmen Sammut, had been pursued by the Inland Revenue Department for unpaid taxes and penalties totalling €2.9 million, the Times of Malta has learnt. When...

  • Nationalist MPs still in the dark on parliamentary group meeting date

    Nationalist MPs still in the dark on parliamentary group meeting date

    Nationalist MPs are still being kept in the dark about a meeting date for the parliamentary group, according to information reaching the Times of Malta. The group has never convened since Opposition leader Adrian Delia was accused of domestic...

  • Insurance mogul operating in Malta ‘facing FBI probe’

    Insurance mogul operating in Malta ‘facing FBI probe’

    An insurance mogul who set up shop in Malta in 2014 is reportedly being investigated by the FBI for alleged offences that could potentially include financial crimes, the Times of Malta has learnt. American entrepreneur Greg Lindberg is reportedly...

  • Citizenship schemes pose ‘money laundering, corruption risks’

    Citizenship schemes pose ‘money laundering, corruption risks’

    Updated at 7pm with Henley and Partners statement Citizenship schemes like the one operated in Malta pose security, money-laundering and corruption risks, a draft report by the European Commission says. The report, expected to be published on...

  • Separation deed raises questions on Schembri-Tonna ‘loan’

    Separation deed raises questions on Schembri-Tonna ‘loan’

    A €100,000 “loan” by Keith Schembri, ostensibly to help his auditor Brian Tonna with separation costs, was dated at a time when the Tonnas were still buying property together as a married couple, documents seen by The Sunday Times of Malta...