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Matthew Xuereb

  • ‘We are here to give Catholics a voice’

    ‘We are here to give Catholics a voice’

    A former finance minister, a former head of the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit and a former stock exchange chairman are among a group of people who got together for a project which is unrelated to the economy. Instead, the three are lending...

  • St Julian statue returns to its former glory

    St Julian statue returns to its former glory

    The titular statue of St Julian, now back to its former glory after a 10-month restoration project, on Monday was returned to the original parish church exactly 125 years to the day since it was first delivered in 1893. The six-foot statue, a...

  • Crime suspects could soon get electronic tags

    Crime suspects could soon get electronic tags

    The government is studying the possibility of introducing electronic tagging to make it easier to grant bail to suspects of serious crimes, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. A source close to the government said that this was one of the...

  • Support line 179 gets a lifeline

    Support line 179 gets a lifeline

    The authorities have stepped in to help give support line 179 a new lease on life by replacing the dwindling volunteers with a team of full-time employees. Sources said that since the beginning of the year, there had been a decrease in the number...

  • Largest cannabis haul found among melons on fruit van

    Largest cannabis haul found among melons on fruit van

    Two Sicilians and a Maltese man were arrested after they were caught with what is being described as the largest single haul of cannabis this year. The drugs were found hidden in packages among boxes of melons and watermelons. The packages were...

  • GreenMT appeals decision forcing it to collect recycling in loss-making localities

    GreenMT appeals decision forcing it to collect recycling in loss-making localities

    Recycling waste management firm GreenMT is appealing against an order for it to continue collecting grey bags even from those localities in Malta and Gozo where operations were not viable. The decision by the Environment Resources Authority came...

  • ‘Paceville is not safe for your children’

    ‘Paceville is not safe for your children’

    Parents are taking a risk when they allow their children to go to Paceville, the mayor of St Julian’s has warned. Malta’s entertainment mecca is just not a safe place, Guido Dalli told The Sunday Times of Malta in an interview following the...

  • Trenches found under historic palazzo as controversial works start

    Trenches found under historic palazzo as controversial works start

    The Superintendence of Cultural Heritage has sent its people to monitor excavations at an 18th-century villa in St Julian’s after trenches were found under the garden. Informed sources said the superintendence had been informed of the find and...

  • Controllers’ strike looms at Air Malta

    Controllers’ strike looms at Air Malta

    Airline operations controllers will be deciding how to proceed now that Air Malta has lost its court bid to stop them from taking industrial action, Times of Malta has learnt. Sources said the Association of Airline Operations Controllers (AAOC)...

  • Court awards worker €23,000 over ladder fall

    Court awards worker €23,000 over ladder fall

    A Freeport worker has been awarded nearly €23,000 in compensation for a permanent disability he suffered while at work in 2011. Mr Justice Wenzu Mintoff awarded Stefan Mifsud the damages after ruling that the Malta Freeport was solely responsible...