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  • Just 19 teachers in all Malta have specialised dyslexia training - PN

    Just 19 teachers in all Malta have specialised dyslexia training - PN

    One in every 10 students in Malta has dyslexia but there are only 19 teachers specialised in teaching people with the condition, Nationalist Party MP Francis Zammit Dimech said on Monday. He was speaking at a conference during which the party...

  • New scheme for 'considerate' developers

    New scheme for 'considerate' developers

    Building contractors could soon get their construction site stamped with a quality seal showing that they respected the neighbourhood, protected the environment and secured everyone’s safety. Stakeholders have come together to sign an agreement...

  • Change in lifestyle could save you from a catastrophe

    Change in lifestyle could save you from a catastrophe

    One in five people aged over 40 are at risk of developing heart failure, which most often could be prevented with a change in lifestyle. There are some 15 million Europeans suffering from heart failure, a very serious disease that is becoming more...

  • Watch: Homeless again, after landlord doubles the rent

    Watch: Homeless again, after landlord doubles the rent

    Updated at 8.35am with video The six years she spent homeless are back to haunt a 36-year-old who was given one week to vacate the place she has been renting for 10 years. “I don’t want to end up on the street again. When you don’t have your own...

  • Authorities 'unwitting perpetrators of cruelty' due to lack of animal re-homing facilities

    Authorities 'unwitting perpetrators of cruelty' due to lack of animal re-homing facilities

    Inadequate re-homing facilities at Għammieri and an outdated ambulance have often turned the animal welfare authorities into unwitting perpetrators of cruelty, according to the Commissioner for Animal Welfare. When retired magistrate Denis...

  • Racially-motivated murder: Ivorians thank police and ask for protection

    Racially-motivated murder: Ivorians thank police and ask for protection

    The Ivorian community in Malta thanked the police for its investigation into the murder of Lassana Cisse and for arresting two men allegedly behind the racially-motivated crime. Community leader Ousmane Dicko also appealed to the same Police Force...

  • 'They were only guilty of being black' - Joseph Muscat

    'They were only guilty of being black' - Joseph Muscat

    The only thing that three men shot at on April 6 were guilty of was being black, Joseph Muscat said on Sunday. Addressing party supporters in Qormi, the Labour leader dedicated most of his speech to the murder of Lassana Cisse in Triq il-Ġebel,...

  • Has the lost medieval church been unearthed in Sannat?

    Has the lost medieval church been unearthed in Sannat?

    Remains of what appears to be a medieval church have been unearthed in a Sannat field during works related to the construction of a block of apartments. Over the years, historians have referred to a Santa Marija ta’ nofs Awwissu church in Sannat,...

  • Should vaccination be mandatory for entry to school?

    Should vaccination be mandatory for entry to school?

    Making vaccination a condition for entering school could keep the anti-vaccines effect at bay, according to the director of the Italian national health observatory. Walter Ricciardi was recently in Malta to meet public health officials and provide...

  • 'My head is full of desperate thoughts' – shooting survivors open up

    'My head is full of desperate thoughts' – shooting survivors open up

    The two survivors of a Birżebbuġa drive-by shooting have not been followed up by the police and are still dealing with traumatic flashbacks of the fatal incident that cost them their jobs, health, shelter and, possibly, legal status. Ibrahim and...