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Matthew Xuereb

  • St Julian’s council opposes Wied Għomor 24-storey hotel

    St Julian’s council opposes Wied Għomor 24-storey hotel

    The St Julian’s local council is to formally object to a 24-storey hotel just metres from the protected Wied Għomor Valley.  Despite being in a development zone, the towering hotel will ruin the aesthetics of the area and will also jar with its...

  • Social workers lose telework option

    Social workers lose telework option

    The Health Ministry and the Mount Carmel Hospital authorities did not say why they had stopped a group of social workers from working from home for two hours a day. The teleworking option was granted to the social workers to be able to write...

  • New plans submitted to develop 17th-century Lija garden

    New plans submitted to develop 17th-century Lija garden

    An appeal is expected to be heard this week over the Planning Authority’s refusal to allow the development of six townhouses at a 400-year-old garden in the heart of Lija. The developer filed the appeal after the Planning Authority last December...

  • Sexual abuse by priest revealed 40 years on

    Sexual abuse by priest revealed 40 years on

    A British man who claims to have suffered repeated sexual abuse at the hands of a Maltese priest in a local school four decades ago, when he was 10 years old, has finally decided to open up about the harrowing experience that scarred him for...

  • Abducted infant siblings to return to Australia

    Abducted infant siblings to return to Australia

    Two siblings, aged four and six, will be returned to Australia after a judge found they were abducted by their mother who brought them to Malta without the father’s consent. The father, who has dual Australian-Maltese citizenship, filed a court...

  • 11-storey 'monster' project proposed for Żebbuġ

    11-storey 'monster' project proposed for Żebbuġ

    The Żebbuġ local council will be meeting on Monday to discuss its position over the proposed 11-storey tower on the site of the Toyota showroom, according to mayor Sarah Agius Saliba. She told the Times of Malta when contacted that the council had...

  • Man of Maltese descent killed in Yorkshire stabbing

    Man of Maltese descent killed in Yorkshire stabbing

    A man of Maltese descent was stabbed to death in the UK on Tuesday afternoon, his father has confirmed to the Times of Malta. Alfie Lewis, 72, said his son, St John, who turned 45 last Sunday, was attacked by a couple on his way home in his...

  • Storm's trail of destruction could cost millions

    Storm's trail of destruction could cost millions

    The trail of destruction of Sunday’s storm is likely to cost several millions of euros, according to insurance industry sources.  Insurance companies were on Monday inundated with calls and requests for information about the coverage of their...

  • Maltese engineers develop technologies for small satellites

    Maltese engineers develop technologies for small satellites

    Maltese engineers have developed sophisticated, cost-effective equipment such as miniature computers, electric propulsion, solar panels and electrical power systems for small- and medium-sized satellites. New technologies developed by the...

  • Chorus of objectors to ODZ development in Għargħur

    Chorus of objectors to ODZ development in Għargħur

    The Għargħur council has formally objected to the development of four terraced houses with pools instead of a farm. The proposed development, on a site of agricultural land between Triq Kromb il-Baħar and Sqaq Charlotte, will replace a couple of...