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Sarah Carabott

  • Gender pay gap caught up with Malta - President

    Gender pay gap caught up with Malta - President

    Maltese women had been enjoying equal pay for decades, but the widening gender pay gap has caught up with the island, President Marie Louise Coleiro warned. Legislation alone was not enough, and achieving full gender equality required political...

  • Watch: ‘You will go down like Daphne’ - MP chronicles hate speech

    Watch: ‘You will go down like Daphne’ - MP chronicles hate speech

    Replete with expletives, the insults aimed at Godfrey Farrugia are often sexist and portray him as a henpecked man who should give up on politics. The Democratic Party leader is often in the line of fire by many who resort to chauvinistic...

  • High risk of genital mutilation but low prosecution in Malta

    High risk of genital mutilation but low prosecution in Malta

    There is an imbalance between the high number of girls at risk of female genital mutilation and the low prosecution rates in Malta, according to the EU's centre on gender equality, which is calling for higher awareness. In October it was reported...

  • ‘Living proof one kidney is enough’ - two men share their experiences

    ‘Living proof one kidney is enough’ - two men share their experiences

    James Muscat and Jeffrey Bonnici both have one kidney – although for different reasons. Mr Muscat donated his second one to a friend 15 years ago while two-time recipient Mr Bonnici received one after eight years hooked to a dialysis machine. Both...

  • You can be someone’s eyes through your smartphone

    You can be someone’s eyes through your smartphone

    Finding something you dropped on the floor or making sure the boxed milk in your refrigerator is not past its due date might be challenging if you are visually impaired or completely blind. But an app that has become available in Malta is making...

  • €2.2 million in church restoration across 15 parishes

    €2.2 million in church restoration across 15 parishes

    The €2.2 million restoration of church façades, belfries and works of art in 15 parishes across Malta has kicked off and should be completed within three years. “I would like to pass on Archbishop Charles Scicluna’s appeal to appreciate the...

  • 65 organisations say EU states are complicit in Mediterranean tragedy

    65 organisations say EU states are complicit in Mediterranean tragedy

    Stop returning rescued people to Libya and start supporting search-and-rescue operations, a group of 65 organisations, including eight Maltese ones, are urging European leaders. In a letter signed by Oxfam and Caritas Europa, among others, the...

  • Railway foundation 'will not be taken for a ride' over train station

    Railway foundation 'will not be taken for a ride' over train station

    The proposed railway station in Attard has nothing to do with the original building that was demolished during the war, according to the railway foundation, which will be meeting the local council over its objection. “The Malta Railway Foundation...

  • Conflicting information about voter registration, MEP candidate warns

    Conflicting information about voter registration, MEP candidate warns

    The Electoral Commission's guidelines on where people could register to vote in Malta appear to contradict the electoral law, an MEP candidate has warned.  Partit Demokratiku candidate Camilla Appelgren said that while the Commission's own website...

  • Six people die every day crossing the Mediterranean

    Six people die every day crossing the Mediterranean

    Every day, six people die trying to cross the Mediterranean, which has become the world's deadliest sea following cuts in search-and-rescue, UNHCR is claiming. Despite a major drop in the number of arrivals reaching European shores in 2018 when...