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Claire Caruana

  • Delia to file court case to “get hospitals back”

    Delia to file court case to “get hospitals back”

    Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia said he will be filing a case in court on Monday to attempt to claim back the three State hospitals run by Vitals, as he urged those who “want to stand up for democracy” to join him. “There is a law that gives...

  • Church evasive over carnival during Lent

    Church evasive over carnival during Lent

    The Church would not say whether it deemed holding carnival during Lent problematic, instead reminding people that they should find the time to “receive the Sacraments, especially during Sunday Mass”. The Times of Malta sent questions to the Curia...

  • David Casa presents FIAU report in court

    David Casa presents FIAU report in court

    Updated at 12.40pm with Konrad Mizzi's statement MEP David Casa is on Friday presenting a report by the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) on Minister Konrad Mizzi to an inquiring magistrate, insisting it contains enough evidence for...

  • No love lost with unregulated Valentine’s Day vendors

    No love lost with unregulated Valentine’s Day vendors

    As couples rushed to buy gifts for Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, florists complained of losses as high as 40 per cent, blaming unregulated street vendors for it. Despite efforts by the GRTU – Chamber for Small and Medium Enterprises, which has...

  • Police ‘gather own information’ on all FIAU reports

    Police ‘gather own information’ on all FIAU reports

    The police analyse, verify and gather their own information on all the reports that are passed on to them by the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit, the Sunday Times of Malta has been told in an official reply to questions. The reply calls into...

  • Press institute seeks to protect independence of the media

    Press institute seeks to protect independence of the media

    The Institute of Maltese Journalists was having talks with the government and Opposition to address the independence of the media, recently flagged by MEPs. A delegation from the European Parliament that visited Malta late last year to look into...

  • No conflict of interest between chief of staff and Crane Currency - PM

    No conflict of interest between chief of staff and Crane Currency - PM

    Concerns of a possible conflict of interest between Keith Schembri and the newly-opened Crane Currency were dismissed by the Prime Minister. Answering journalists’ questions following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the currency-printing facility,...

  • We'll iron out problems with doctors, says Joseph Muscat

    We'll iron out problems with doctors, says Joseph Muscat

    Updated Thursday 11.10am The Prime Minister is confident talks between the government and doctors will take a positive turn in the coming days. Fielding questions from journalists on Wednesday, a day after a day-long strike on Tuesday, Dr Muscat...

  • Truants falling ‘under the radar’, especially in independent schools

    Truants falling ‘under the radar’, especially in independent schools

    Absenteeism in independent schools is not being adequately monitored, as reporting it depends on the “voluntary compliance of schools”, the Times of Malta has learnt. In some cases, the authorities only found out that students were not attending...

  • Commissioner for Children casts doubt on effectiveness of political studies in schools

    Commissioner for Children casts doubt on effectiveness of political studies in schools

    Introducing political studies in schools to equip students with the skills they need to vote responsibly might not be the right solution to help young people understand the value of their vote, Children’s Commissioner Pauline Miceli...