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Sarah Carabott

  • Only half of children in care are fostered

    Only half of children in care are fostered

    Appoġġ has launched a campaign urging people to take up fostering, as data shows that only half of the children in out-of-home care are fostered. By the end of 2017, 230 children out of the total of 480 who are not living with their biological...

  • Maltese-Canadian, 68, weathers storm to finish Boston marathon

    Maltese-Canadian, 68, weathers storm to finish Boston marathon

    Joseph Camilleri this week weathered the storm and managed to finish one of the world’s most prestigious races at the age of 68. The Maltese-Canadian, who last year made it first to the finishing line at the BMO Vancouver Marathon within his age...

  • PN would reverse all laws enacted to 'destroy life', says Delia

    PN would reverse all laws enacted to 'destroy life', says Delia

    Updated 1.30pm - Added PL statement A Nationalist government would reverse all laws passed through Parliament by Labour “to destroy life”, Adrian Delia told PN supporters this morning.Speaking in Żebbuġ, Dr Delia accused the government of avoiding...

  • Health professionals none the wiser after medical cannabis event

    Health professionals none the wiser after medical cannabis event

    Healthcare professionals this week called on the authorities to hold a series of information sessions on medical cannabis, as they felt none the wiser about the treatment following a networking event. The appeal was made at a meeting where...

  • Birkirkara road cost cyclist four teeth and 22 stitches

    Birkirkara road cost cyclist four teeth and 22 stitches

    A cyclist who lost teeth and suffered neck and facial injuries in Birkirkara has called on the authorities to shoulder responsibility for infrastructure in disrepair if they want to encourage more people to give up their cars. “On one hand we are...

  • Working mothers earn 16 per cent less than fathers

    Working mothers earn 16 per cent less than fathers

    Once working men and women enter parenthood, their wage difference soars from six to 16.6 per cent, according to new data.And women in the financial, professional and IT sectors fare much worse than their male counterparts within those...

  • Three new lanes in Marsa by summer

    Three new lanes in Marsa by summer

    The €70 million three-year Marsa junction project is "on track", and motorists will be able to commute across three new lanes by summer, according to details given on Thursday. Based on current progress, new lanes on Triq Ġuze Gatt, Triq il-Gvern...

  • Women work for free for more than one month each year

    Women work for free for more than one month each year

    Women work for free more than a month every year because of the gender pay gap and things will only get worse if nothing is done, according to the director of the Centre for Labour Studies. The pay gap nearly tripled over four years in this...

  • Back wall of 18th century house at It-Tokk collapses during development

    Back wall of 18th century house at It-Tokk collapses during development

    Updated at 3pm The back wall of an 18th century house of character in Victoria's It‐Tokk, which abuts the Ċittadella ditch, has collapsed during development. The Planning Authority has stopped all the works and a magisterial inquiry is...

  • Farmers asked to sell land for cannabis cultivation

    Farmers asked to sell land for cannabis cultivation

    Farmers are being approached to sell their fields to prospective cannabis cultivators – and the struggling crop growers are viewing the offer as a lifeline, according to those who spoke to the Sunday Times of Malta. The farmers report that...