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  • Government working on sending cow farm migrants back to Italy

    Government working on sending cow farm migrants back to Italy

    The government is working on sending back to Italy the migrants who were found living in inhumane conditions on a cow farm last week, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Sunday morning. Speaking during a question and answer session on One radio,...

  • Teachers’ union registers dispute over SkolaSajf pay

    Teachers’ union registers dispute over SkolaSajf pay

    Updated 11.30am - Added ministry replies The Union of Professional Educators has registered an industrial dispute with the Foundation for Educational Services after SkolaSajf staff were informed they would be paid in October. The decision was...

  • No further action by PA at sealed Qormi cow farm

    No further action by PA at sealed Qormi cow farm

    The Planning Authority will not be taking further action in the case of about 120 foreigners found living inside a cow farm that has now been sealed off. A spokesman for the planning watchdog told the Times of Malta on Thursday that while...

  • Marian devotion reaches its peak

    Marian devotion reaches  its peak

    The Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady, celebrated on Wednesday, marks the peak of Marian devotion on the Maltese islands. The Santa Marija feast is celebrated in Mosta, Għaxaq, Gudja, Mqabba, Qrendi, Attard and Victoria, the morning marches...

  • Maltese family escapes Genoa bridge collapse after plan change

    Maltese family escapes Genoa bridge collapse after plan change

    A planned trip to the Genoa aquarium could have ended in tragedy for a Maltese family living in Italy who narrowly escaped being on the bridge that collapsed after deciding not to go because of bad weather. Malta’s Ambassador to Italy, Vanessa...

  • Illegal cow farm housing case could end with nobody prosecuted

    Illegal cow farm housing case could end with nobody prosecuted

    Police investigations into the illegal accommodation of 120 foreigners in a cow farm in the limits of Qormi might not result in anyone being arraigned, sources said on Tuesday. Planning Authority enforcement officers and the police on Monday...

  • Watch: Bikers unite for Santa Marija

    Watch: Bikers unite for Santa Marija

    Updated 12.40pm with video Hundreds of motorcyclists roamed the island on Wednesday morning as they rode their bikes from Mġarr to Dingli for an annual charity ride in celebration of the Feast of Santa Marija. In its third edition, the charity...

  • Prime Minister assumes responsibility for financial services regulations

    Prime Minister assumes responsibility for financial services regulations

    The Prime Minister has assumed political responsibility for financial services regulation, according to official information. This resulted from a notice listing the responsibilities of every ministry that appeared on the Malta Government Gazette...

  • Migrant NGOs volunteers receiving death threats in Malta

    Migrant NGOs volunteers receiving death threats in Malta

    Volunteers from migrant rescue NGOs have been at the receiving end of hate speech that has at times escalated to death threats, it has emerged. Speaking during a Q&A session organised by Moviment Graffiti on Friday evening, representatives from...

  • Church surplus down by €1.44m as expenditure rises

    Church surplus down by €1.44m as expenditure rises

    The Archdiocese of Malta last year registered a decrease of €1.44 million in its net surplus, down to €0.37 million from €1.81 million. In a press conference on Friday morning, the Archdiocese’s administrative secretary Michael Pace Ross said...