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Sarah Carabott

  • Most Muslims trust institutions despite discrimination – report

    Most Muslims trust institutions despite discrimination – report

    EU states should help increase recognition of anti-discrimination laws among Muslims, according to a report in which Malta scored poorly when it comes to awareness. The lowest awareness levels about anti-discrimination legislation among Muslims...

  • Watch: Gambling nearly cost ex-striker his family

    Watch: Gambling nearly cost ex-striker his family

    Gambling nearly cost former Celtic striker John Hartson his family, and six years on, he gives a heartfelt warning: the addiction could take over anybody’s life. He reached rock-bottom when his wife threatened that if he did not stop, she would...

  • The human trafficking jigsaw puzzle

    The human trafficking jigsaw puzzle

    Investigating cases of human trafficking is like a complex jigsaw puzzle that takes months to build but one night to come undone. Vice Squad Police Sergeant Ben Valletta and Assistant Commissioner Dennis Theuma outline some of the challenges...

  • ‘Gambling controlled my whole world for many years’

    ‘Gambling controlled my whole world for many years’

    Having almost ruined his marriage, 42-year-old Welshman John Hartson has enough credentials and experience to be able to raise awareness about the dangers of gambling. For Mr Hartson, gambling started at a very early age at slot machines: “It...

  • Concern over development near 5,000-year-old Neolithic site in Xagħra

    Concern over development near 5,000-year-old Neolithic site in Xagħra

    Planned development close to an early Neolithic site in Xagħra, whose origins date back at least 5,000 years, has raised concern with the archaeological society, which is calling for urgent preservation. An archaeological investigation in 2002 at...

  • Watch: World not ready to abandon fossil fuel cars for electric

    Watch: World not ready to abandon fossil fuel cars for electric

    The world is far from being able to ditch fossil fuel cars in favour of electric ones, with no capacity to churn out 100 million battery packs a year, the former CEO of Aston Martin told the Times of Malta. “There are 80-100 million cars built...

  • Would you give up your driving licence in return for free public transport?

    Would you give up your driving licence in return for free public transport?

    The government is mulling over the possibility of providing free public transportation to those who willingly renounce their driving licence, Transport Minister Ian Borg said this evening. Outlining the extensive roadwork that the government has...

  • 35 patients to benefit from new free cancer drug

    35 patients to benefit from new free cancer drug

    Another 35 cancer patients will start receiving medicinal treatment for free, Health Minister Chris Fearne said this afternoon. Enlisting achievements within the health sector since the June election, Dr Fearne said the medicine, called Bevicumab...

  • How many more road deaths can we tolerate?

    How many more road deaths can we tolerate?

    As the number of fatal road accidents rises, Sarah Carabott asked the experts about the causes and the ways that driving could be made safer. Three ingredients for safer roads: enforcement, fines, points system Malta should step up enforcement,...

  • French photographer shoots ‘fragile’ Malta

    French photographer shoots ‘fragile’ Malta

    The fragility of the local landscape has been caught in a series of photos by a French photographer based in Malta. They are being exhibited until the end of the month in Valletta. Supported by the French Embassy in Malta and themed Landscape...

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