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Ivan Camilleri

  • MEPs ask for ‘suitable protection’ in Malta

    MEPs ask for ‘suitable protection’ in Malta

    The European Parliament has asked the Maltese authorities to guarantee “suitable protection” to a delegation of MEPs that starts a two-day visit here today. The request was made by European Parliament President Antonio Tajani on the insistence of...

  • Air Malta losses surge from €4m to €13m

    Air Malta losses surge from €4m to €13m

    Air Malta’s losses rose from €4 million in March 2016 to approximately €13 million in the last financial year. Although the ailing airline had yet to publish its financial results for the last two years, in recent days staff members were told...

  • Farmers raise questions over new Gozo courthouse

    Farmers raise questions over new Gozo courthouse

    Gozitan farmers say they are being kept in the dark over the provision of essential services because of the siting of a new courthouse. Animal breeders and milk producers have complained to this newspaper that while plans were announced for a...

  • Anġlu Xuereb removing illegal structure in Valletta

    Anġlu Xuereb removing illegal structure in Valletta

    Works have started on the demolition of an illegal structure on top of a Valletta palazzo in Merchants Street which is planned to be turned into a boutique hotel by construction magnate Anġlu Xuereb. A spokesman for the Planning Authority...

  • Malta is cash capital, says European Central Bank

    Malta is cash capital, says European Central Bank

    A European Central Bank (ECB) report analysing the use of cash, cards and other payment methods used in the euro area economies in 2016 showed Malta is the cash capital of the EU, topping the list of countries where most transactions are effected...

  • Heavy traffic is stalling targets on emissions

    Heavy traffic is stalling targets on emissions

    Malta will likely fail to meet binding greenhouse gas emissions targets by 2020 due to increasing traffic and road congestion, according to a new European Commission report. According to the Third Report on the State of the Energy Union, though...

  • High-risk patients not being monitored due to nurses shortage

    High-risk patients not being monitored due to nurses shortage

    A magisterial inquiry was ordered earlier this year by the hospital authorities following an incident leading to the death of a patient. However, the holding of the inquiry and its results were not made public by the health authorities and...

  • OPM refuses to publish former l-Orizzont editor’s contract

    OPM refuses to publish former l-Orizzont editor’s contract

    The Office of the Prime Minister has turned down a request to publish the contract given to Josef Caruana – a former editor of the GWU’s daily l-Orizzont who is now an aide to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat at Castille. According to the OPM, a...

  • Footage lands St Paul’s Bay councillor in hot water

    Footage lands St Paul’s Bay councillor in hot water

    Updated at 7pm: adds Mr Vella's reaction Video footage showing St Paul’s Bay local councillor Joseph Vella in a compromising situation at his former place of work has been confirmed as “original” by his former employers, The Sunday Times of Malta...

  • AUM gets ‘partial’ green light to operate unfinished campus

    AUM gets ‘partial’ green light to operate unfinished campus

    The Planning Authority has issued a ‘partial compliance certificate’ to the American University of Malta (AUM) in order for it to start operations on time despite that work on its first campus in Cospicua is still far from complete, the Times of...