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  • 'Are they bothering you?' Msida fireworks enthusiasts' couldn't-care-less attitude to mess

    'Are they bothering you?' Msida fireworks enthusiasts' couldn't-care-less attitude to mess

    The Msida garden remains littered with large metal drums, stones and a wooden pole left there by fireworks enthusiasts four weeks after the locality’s feast. A defiant Raymond Sultana, who heads the Msida St Joseph Fireworks Group, provided no...

  • Tritons return to watch over Valletta entrance

    Tritons return to watch over Valletta entrance

    Valletta’s doorstep has been a barren space for the past six months as the mythical tritons watching over its entrance were in Italy undergoing restoration. But, on Wednesday, the bronze statues returned home, to the place that has for decades...

  • Anthony Buttigieg says Godfrey Farrugia as PD leader would not be 'meritocracy'

    Anthony Buttigieg says Godfrey Farrugia as PD leader would not be 'meritocracy'

    Anthony Buttigieg, who yesterday confirmed that he would be contesting the post of PD leader, believes that a bid by Godfrey Farrugia would be a disservice to the party's founders. "I admire Marlene Farrugia for her guts and ability to be the only...

  • Gentlemen’s club owner rejects prostitution link

    Gentlemen’s club owner rejects prostitution link

    An owner of two gentlemen’s clubs in Paceville is rejecting claims by women’s groups that outlets like his are hubs for prostitution. Ronald Axisa, who owns Stiletto and White Palace, said the unjust criticism was based on perception. He was...

  • Delia vows disclosure ‘while protecting partners’ privacy’

    Delia vows disclosure ‘while protecting partners’ privacy’

    It is the privacy of his business partners that has kept Adrian Delia from making a full disclosure of assets, the Nationalist Party leadership hopeful suggested yesterday. Since announcing his bid for the PN’s top post, Dr Delia has reiterated...

  • Interview: 'We need to go back to the drawing board'

    Interview: 'We need to go back to the drawing board'

    As the Nationalist Party conducts a soul-searching exercise to elect its new leader, one of the contenders, Alex Perici Calascione, tells Kurt Sansone that he will adopt a bottom-up approach to politics. You formed part of the party’s...

  • Gozo Bishop warns against 'cheap hope' and 'prophets of doom'

    Gozo Bishop warns against 'cheap hope' and 'prophets of doom'

    From a nation in “urgent need of hope” to Church attitudes that snuff out faith, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech has delivered a lengthy treatise on hope. In a pastoral letter read out in Gozitan churches over the weekend, Mgr Grech also cautioned against...

  • Naked or clothed: strip club rules under consideration

    Naked or clothed: strip club rules under consideration

    Rules for adult entertainment clubs will determine whether entertainers can perform naked, semi-naked or clothed. The rules, which are still under consideration, target gentlemen’s clubs, to be classified as adult entertainment outlets under a new...

  • Godfrey Farrugia does not exclude running for PD leader

    Godfrey Farrugia does not exclude running for PD leader

    Godfrey Farrugia does not exclude contesting the Democratic Party leadership when his partner Marlene Farrugia relinquishes the post in October. In a surprise decision communicated on Facebook yesterday, Marlene Farrugia said she will step down as...

  • After the delays... work starts on new Marsascala school

    After the delays... work starts on new Marsascala school

    Work on a new public school in Marsascala got under way this week after the project, which was supposed to be ready this year, was hit by delays. A spokeswoman for the Education Ministry yesterday said the “only reason” work had not started...