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  • Abandoned firework frames litter popular Msida garden

    Abandoned firework frames litter popular Msida garden

    Catherine wheels and wooden poles used in the ground fireworks display for the Msida parish feast were left abandoned in a public garden for almost three weeks. The feast dedicated to St Joseph was celebrated on July 23 but the structures were...

  • Malta's bid for EU Medicines Authority goes into the details

    Malta's bid for EU Medicines Authority goes into the details

    Malta's bid to attract the European Medicines Agency has entered into details that address current employee concerns, according to Deo Debattista. The parliamentary secretary said this morning Malta was offering to create a specific office to...

  • Palm City cuts losses as ‘calmer’ Tripoli beckons

    Palm City cuts losses as ‘calmer’ Tripoli beckons

    Libya remained volatile but Corinthia’s luxury village, Palm City, registered higher occupancy this year on the back of returning calm in Tripoli, the company has reported. In its half-yearly financial report released yesterday, Mediterranean...

  • Malta is in the crosshairs of Italian pressure on migration

    Malta is in the crosshairs of Italian pressure on migration

    Malta could face the brunt of what appears to be Italy’s policy shift on migrant rescues in the central Mediterranean, former foreign minister George Vella has warned. He was reflecting on the incident that saw Italy redirect a migrant rescue...

  • Rules planned for lap dancing clubs

    Rules planned for lap dancing clubs

    Lap dancing clubs will come under scrutiny as the government plans to regulate their operations, Konrad Mizzi said. The Tourism Minister identified the clubs, particularly their hard-sell marketing techniques, as one of the problems facing...

  • Tourism town managers on the way

    Tourism town managers on the way

    Tourism zones will be getting town managers to coordinate cleaning, upkeep and flag enforcement issues. Paceville will be the first zone to get the enhanced treatment, Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said this morning. Over a 12-month span, tourism...

  • Did you know it is illegal to 'run violently' in the street?

    Did you know it is illegal to 'run violently' in the street?

    You probably know that topless bathing is illegal, but how about leaving a ladder outside? From pigeons to grass cutting, as he trawled through the Criminal Code, Kurt Sansone discovered some interesting things you may not have known you couldn’t...

  • 'Very little shocks people nowadays': Zucchero wants a little more compassion

    'Very little shocks people nowadays': Zucchero wants a little more compassion

    When Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari takes to the stage in Malta, his message of love will also feature a poignant reminder of the sea of death that surrounds us. Kurt Sansone dropped the Italian singer and songwriter some questions ahead of the Malta...

  • Bill tackling sport corruption in Parliament after summer recess

    Bill tackling sport corruption in Parliament after summer recess

    A Bill tackling sport corruption drafted before the election is being revised and will be presented in Parliament after the summer recess. The draft law was presented last February by the Attorney General to the anti-corruption task force led by...

  • Brexit: Poor infrastructure putting companies off from relocating to Malta

    Brexit: Poor infrastructure putting companies off from relocating to Malta

    Malta’s failure so far to attract large companies which are relocating from Britain is partly a result of poor infrastructure, Parliamentary Secretary Silvio Schembri has said. Mr Schembri said that Malta lacked high-quality office space and...