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Matthew Xuereb

  • Magistrate says 17 Black probe should continue... but not as a separate inquiry

    Magistrate says 17 Black probe should continue... but not as a separate inquiry

    Last updated 4.37 pm with PN reaction A magistrate has upheld a request for a probe into the Daphne Project revelations that $1.6 million was wired to a "target client" of Panama companies owned by Keith Schembri and Konrad Mizzi. However,...

  • Interpol tip-off sends Maltese paedophile to jail

    Interpol tip-off sends Maltese paedophile to jail

    A tip-off from Interpol, which constantly monitors the internet for child porn activity, has led to the arrest and imprisonment of a Maltese paedophile. The arrest came just two years after the man had been released from jail after serving a...

  • Man, 65, jailed 25 years for raping nieces

    Man, 65, jailed 25 years for raping nieces

    A 65-year-old man was on Tuesday jailed for 25 years after he was found guilty of repeatedly raping his two young nieces. The man, whose name cannot be published by court order to protect the identity of his victims, raped his brother’s young...

  • Former GWU section secretary has her unfair dismissal claim thrown out

    Former GWU section secretary has her unfair dismissal claim thrown out

    A former General Workers’ Union’s section secretary who was sacked from her job in 2006 has failed to prove her claim of illegal dismissal before an industrial tribunal. Josephine Attard Sultana was relieved of her duties by the union’s national...

  • A roof for Valletta' roofless theatre?

    A roof for Valletta' roofless theatre?

    The government is looking into the possibility of installing a roof over Valletta’s open Royal Opera House theatre to lessen the inconvenience to residents in the vicinity. Sources close to the government said discussions were under way and one of...

  • President hopes for changes before signing new IVF law

    President hopes for changes before signing new IVF law

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca hopes that the ethical and moral issues being raised on the new IVF law are addressed before it lands on her desk for her signature. Replying to questions from the Times of Malta on whether she was prepared to...

  • Error gets policeman off the hook as charges filed a day late

    Error gets policeman off the hook as charges filed a day late

    A police sergeant allegedly found in possession of synthetic drugs seized during a search got off the hook after charges against him were issued a day late, prompting an internal investigation, the Times of Malta has learnt. A police spokeswoman...

  • Police gearing up to use high-tech speed guns

    Police gearing up to use high-tech speed guns

    Malta’s traffic police will soon start using handheld speed guns to curb speeding – the main cause of road deaths – The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. The state-of-the-art equipment will be used randomly on various roads, especially those where...

  • Embryo freezing is ‘a must’, couples suffering in silence - lab director

    Embryo freezing is ‘a must’, couples suffering in silence - lab director

    The man who heads the laboratory at St James Hospital, a private clinic which offers the IVF service to couples, insisted yesterday that embryo freezing was “a must” because infertile couples were suffering in silence. Paul Sultana, a pioneer in...

  • Running the London marathon for charity

    Running the London marathon for charity

    In just a few days, the provincial of the Maltese Jesuits, Patrick Magro, flies to London where he will be running the London marathon to help raise funds for two projects the Jesuits are planning in Uganda and India. Fr Magro, 48, will be facing...