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  • 'No one will intimidate me,' Delia tells party supporters

    'No one will intimidate me,' Delia tells party supporters

    Updated at 2.46pm with PL reaction A magisterial inquiry is looking into documents containing his forged signature, Adrian Delia told party enthusiasts gathered at the party’s Mellieħa club on Sunday. He called for the investigations to quickly...

  • Use surplus to fund paternity leave, Casa says

    Use surplus to fund  paternity leave, Casa says

    Malta’s economic surplus should be invested in increased paternity and equal parental leave, which would help bridge the gender employment and pay gap in the long-run, according to Nationalist MEP David Casa. “Malta has a growing economy and the...

  • Relaxation of rule of law in Europe ‘dangerous tendency’

    Relaxation of rule of law in Europe ‘dangerous tendency’

    The relaxation of the rule of law, especially among European Union newcomers, could become a dangerous tendency, Andrius Kubilius, who is running to be the next secretary general of the Council of Europe, has warned. The Council of Europe, founded...

  • Guidelines for parliamentary petitions still not finalised

    Guidelines for parliamentary petitions still not finalised

    It is yet unclear how parliamentary petitions, some of which have garnered thousands of signatures, are being processed.  During a recent House Business Committee meeting, Democratic Party MP Godfrey Farrugia questioned why the petitions committee...

  • New temporary shelter for homeless as demand increases

    New temporary shelter for homeless as demand increases

    Where does an 18-year-old student seeking shelter from domestic violence or a family who loses its home because of a spike in rental prices go? With demand surpassing supply, space at shelters is running out, so the Catholic Action Movement (AKM)...

  • Wild cat spotted on residence roof is 'registered'

    Wild cat spotted on residence roof is 'registered'

    Updated 5.50pm A wild cat spotted pacing nervously on a roof is registered with the authorities, despite outrage by the public after footage emerged online. The puma, allegedly kept on a roof in Fgura has a shelter and is well fed, even if...

  • Last chance to get refund of undue VAT on registered cars

    Last chance to get refund of undue VAT on registered cars

    Those who paid undue VAT on car registration between 2004 and 2008, or their heirs, have to apply for a refund until April. The six-year refund scheme for vehicles registered between May 1, 2004 and December 31, 2008 will come to an end this year,...

  • Savio College students roll up sleeves and go green with trees, shrubs

    Savio College students roll up sleeves and go green with trees, shrubs

    While the rest of us discuss climate change, students at Savio College have rolled up their sleeves and increased the number of indigenous plants at their school by 50%. The trees and shrubs are watered through an irrigation system fed by a...

  • Youth council drive to improve mental health

    Youth council drive to improve mental health

    Free access to sports facilities, machines that identify illicit substances at hospitals and mental check-ups for all students are among a set of proposals that the Malta Youth Council believes would improve mental health in Malta. According to...

  • How to avoid kidney failure

    How to avoid kidney failure

    Controlling your diabetes and blood pressure could help you avoid kidney failure, which in Malta impacts the lives of 300 people. In marking World Kidney Day, the renal unit was this year raising awareness on prevention, with diabetes and...