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  • Fundraiser goes the extra mile as he donates one of his own kidneys

    Fundraiser goes the extra mile as he donates one of his own kidneys

    A man who has cycled in aid of renal patients for the past 12 years has gone the extra mile and donated one of his own kidneys. William Saliba’s donation was inspired by a visit to the Renal Unit at Mater Dei Hospital as part of the LifeCycle...

  • Maltese mural artist leaves his mark in Dutch city

    Maltese mural artist leaves his mark in Dutch city

    A mural artist who has just been commissioned to paint in Leeuwarden city centre in The Netherlands is urging Maltese colleagues to get off the island that reveres mediocrity. “I fear that in Malta we hail mediocrity, especially when it comes to...

  • Caritas warns of ‘wounds’ inflicted on Maltese society

    Caritas warns of ‘wounds’ inflicted on Maltese society

    The poverty gap, drug abuse, community breakdown and loneliness have been flagged by Caritas director Anthony Gatt as main difficulties faced by the Maltese. Speaking on the 50th anniversary of the charity, Mr Gatt referred to realities, or...

  • Watch: Authorities 'determined' to eradicate Daphne's memory - world-renowned author

    Watch: Authorities 'determined' to eradicate Daphne's memory - world-renowned author

    World-renowned author and activist Naomi Klein said on Saturday she has never witnessed such behaviour from the authorities towards a murdered journalist, as she lay flowers at the barricades of the Daphne Caruana Galizia memorial. "Today, I...

  • Watch: Bartolo downplays talk of presidential post

    Watch: Bartolo downplays talk of presidential post

    Education Minister Evarist Bartolo has downplayed as “mere speculation” reports that he is being touted as the next President of Malta. “Every time the election of a new President approaches, there is always a lot of speculation and several names...

  • 'Public should have say in EU-funded projects that impact communities'

    'Public should have say in EU-funded projects that impact communities'

    The Church’s Environment Commission is urging the European Commission and Parliament to introduce mandatory public consultation in relation to EU-funded projects that have an impact on communities. On the occasion of World Town Planning Day, the...

  • 'Relaxing' planning policies would lead to affordable housing

    'Relaxing' planning policies would lead to affordable housing

    Downsizing apartments and "relaxing" particular planning policies would allow developers to build affordable flats, real estate lobbyists are insisting. The Malta Developers Association presented a paper listing seven proposals for the provision...

  • Three-second scan saving patients from invasive test

    Three-second scan saving patients from invasive test

    Around half of the people who up to a year ago would have had to undergo an angiogram are being spared the invasive test through a three-second scan. Radiology developments at Mater Dei Hospital have picked up in recent years, especially visible...

  • Number of students without free transport down to 500

    Number of students without free transport down to 500

    The number of students still waiting for free school transport has gone down to 500, and the government is looking into ways of incentivising those with a license to start providing the service, Evarist Bartolo said on Thursday. The Education...

  • New ticketing system after big discrepancies in Gozo ferries return trips data

    New ticketing system after big discrepancies in Gozo ferries return trips data

    Gozo Channel has informed the National Audit Office it will be introducing a new ticketing system, Auditor General Charles Deguara said. Mr Deguara was replying to a questions about massive discrepancies in the number of passengers and vehicles...