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Sarah Carabott

  • Police investigating 'desperate' case of six abandoned children

    Police investigating 'desperate' case of six abandoned children

    The police and child protection services are looking into the case of six children who were reportedly found living on their own in horrid conditions, the Times of Malta is informed. The case, according to the Family Ministry, was the “desperate”...

  • 'The gap between rich and poor is growing' - Caritas director

    'The gap between rich and poor is growing' - Caritas director

    It has been just three weeks since the appointment of psychologist Anthony Gatt as director of Caritas Malta, the Church organisation whose primary mission is to alleviate poverty and promote social justice. But the new head, who has been involved...

  • Homeless man jailed for breaching bail conditions

    Homeless man jailed for breaching bail conditions

    A 33-year-old man who police found asleep in a garden in Marsa has been jailed for five months after pleading guilty to breaching bail conditions. Defence counsel Dustan Camilleri said in court that Fabian Sciriha, who has no fixed address,...

  • Indecently dressed man disobeyed police, court told

    Indecently dressed man disobeyed police, court told

    A man accused of being indecently dressed and disobeying police orders has been remanded in custody. Zere Negasi Gebrehiwot, 28, from Eritrea, was also charged with reviling, threatening or causing bodily harm to two police officers, and...

  • Kidnapping suspect found to be hosting several people in his Qormi garage

    Kidnapping suspect found to be hosting several people in his Qormi garage

    A salesman accused of kidnapping and injuring another man in his Qormi garage was found to be hosting several other people in the garage, a court heard on Sunday. Inspectors told a court that they had found people living inside the Triq...

  • Teen boys sexually abused in exchange for food and money

    Teen boys sexually abused in exchange for food and money

    A 70-year-old man was jailed for three years on Sunday after he admitted to having sexually abused two 15-year-old boys, giving them money or food in exchange for oral sex. Police were put on John Zammit’s tracks by an anonymous tip-off and the...

  • Maltese doctor behind the 'Rosetta Stone of prostate cancer' honoured by the Queen

    Maltese doctor behind the 'Rosetta Stone of prostate cancer' honoured by the Queen

    A Maltese doctor, who spearheaded a breakthrough in the fight against prostate cancer, is being awarded a prestigious professorship by Queen Elizabeth. The professorship celebrates Johann de Bono’s world-leading research in the clinical...

  • Maltese priest gets involved in Brazilian politics

    Maltese priest gets involved in Brazilian politics

    A Maltese missionary has written to Brazil’s chief justice in support of the presidential candidature of imprisoned Lula, the country's former president and currently its most popular politician. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, universally known as...

  • Democratic Party calls out MPs for inaction over direct order

    Democratic Party calls out MPs for inaction over direct order

    Updated 5.50pm The Democratic Party is calling on Nationalist MPs and Labour backbenchers to hold the government to account over a €274 million direct order for the 10-year management of a new facility at St Vincent de Paul Residence. After asking...

  • Teenager of Maltese descent wins recording contract

    Teenager of Maltese descent wins recording contract

    A 14-year-old girl of Maltese descent has been crowned junior champion in the vocalist category of an international competition, bagging a $20,000 Prime Music Recording Contract – the biggest prize in the championships. Violeta Bozanic Grima, from...