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Sarah Carabott

  • Alone and invisible - a hidden, harsh reality of migration

    Alone and invisible - a hidden, harsh reality of migration

    After years in limbo, living hand to mouth and not knowing whether you will be deported overnight, you are admitted to Mount Carmel Hospital. While hospitalised, your work and residence permits expire, rent prices spike and you lose your job as...

  • Watch: Lourdes, Shannon, Jane... and other victims remembered

    Watch: Lourdes, Shannon, Jane... and other victims remembered

    Updated 11.50am with new video interview Scores of protesters marched in Valletta on Saturday morning in memory of the women killed by partners or relatives in Malta.  Participants, some of whom sporting symbolic blood-stained necks, are carrying...

  • Traffic system in Mrieħel about to change

    Traffic system in Mrieħel about to change

    Traffic enforcement in Mrieħel is set to start in October following the opening of a parking area planners hope would ease congestion caused by haphazard parking. New traffic signs have already been put up across the industrial area, which hosts...

  • Watch: Car is sent flying at Paola traffic lights

    Watch: Car is sent flying at Paola traffic lights

    Dramatic footage of a crash that sent a car rolling at the crossroads near the Addolorata Cemetery has emerged on social media. The 33-year-old driver of the Peugeot, which appears to have been hit by a BMW running a red light, was...

  • 'Civilised and positive' meeting between MEPs and AG

    'Civilised and positive' meeting between MEPs and AG

    The Attorney General described a meeting between his office, the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit and an MEP delegation as “civilised and positive”. The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) is looking into  the rule of...

  • Sunday power cut caused by faulty cable

    Sunday power cut caused by faulty cable

    A power outage in Qormi and Santa Venera on Sunday, which also caused power to flicker in surrounding localities, was caused by a faulty cable. Replying to questions sent on Monday morning, Enemalta said that a fault on the electricity...

  • Child Protection Bill: ‘New measures on their own may not curb abuse’

    Child Protection Bill: ‘New measures on their own may not curb abuse’

    Making child protection professionals legally liable to immediately report any child abuse could actually increase mistreatment, social workers fear. “The introduction of mandatory reporting with criminal penalties could stop caregivers from...

  • Scots couple who eloped are laid to rest in Malta

    Scots couple who eloped are laid to rest in Malta

    A nurse and a dentist who eloped to Malta decades ago to get married, have been laid to rest on their “sunshine isle”. British Army Dental Officer William Barr Cockburn and Patricia McGrane escaped family disapproval in Scotland to tie the knot...

  • Son, meet your gay parents

    Son, meet your gay parents

    “Where’s your mummy? She’ll be here soon,” a customer cooed over baby John, who was being held tightly in his father’s arms at the pharmacy. John (not his real name) just giggled back. But for his parents, Clayton Mercieca and Christian Vella, the...

  • 'When used as a weapon, media leads to hate speech' - President

    'When used as a weapon, media leads to hate speech' - President

    Media, when used as a weapon, often led to misinformation and hate speech, creating social tension and stress, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca warned. “Free speech is not a free-for-all - free speech is the manifestation of sharing diverse views in a...