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  • Mixed or same-sex: it’s all the same under the new law

    Mixed or same-sex: it’s all the same under the new law

    A marriage can be annulled if the couple does not consummate it within three months or one of the spouses is impotent, but a lawyer has raised doubts over whether these clauses can be applied to married gay couples. Justin Borg Barthet believes...

  • Is Church media biased towards the PN?

    Is Church media biased towards the PN?

    Fr Colin Apap believes the Church media is biased towards the PN and says this could have an impact on the credibility of the Church’s voice in society. He spoke to Kurt Sansone. When not presenting a radio programme or carrying out pastoral...

  • Different terminology for gay couples in Marriage Equality Bill all but ruled out

    Different terminology for gay couples in Marriage Equality Bill all but ruled out

    The government has all but ruled out amending the Marriage Equality Bill to include different terminology for gay couples, as Nationalist Party exponents are suggesting. Read: PN ‘will support’ gay marriage law, Busuttil insists Equality Minister...

  • Sparks of social tension in Għargħur as village grows

    Sparks of social tension in Għargħur as  village grows

    Fireworks are not everybody’s cup of tea but Għargħur mayor Ġiljan Aquilina asks for his village’s deep-rooted tradition to be respected. He speaks to Kurt Sansone about budding social tension as the village grows. It is a hot June afternoon and...

  • EU Presidency: 'A fantastic experience’ has come to an end – PM

    EU Presidency: 'A fantastic experience’ has come to an end – PM

    Malta’s EU presidency was a “fantastic experience” for all the country, from the taxi driver to the experts at the negotiating table, Joseph Muscat said. In a short video message posted on the official presidency Facebook wall, the Prime Minister...

  • Maltese in UK will get special ‘settled status’

    Maltese in UK will get special ‘settled status’

    Maltese living in the UK will have to apply for a special status after Brexit, according to a proposal by the British government. The measure affects all EU citizens living in the UK, who will be granted “settled status” as part of a mutual...

  • No change at abandoned Jerma Palace hotel site despite PA fanfare

    No change at abandoned Jerma Palace hotel site despite PA fanfare

    The abandoned Jerma hotel in Marsascala remains a den of abuse and filth, 10 months after the authorities started the process to have it knocked down. The case is pending in front of the Environment and Planning Review Tribunal after the owners...

  • So what's this gay marriage bill all about?

    So what's this gay marriage bill all about?

    The government is proposing significant changes to various laws to ensure marriage equality for all. Kurt Sansone sifted through the Bill that will start being debated in Parliament. Although it has been labelled as the Marriage Equality Bill,...

  • Parliament opens today

    Parliament opens today

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca will be spared the controversy that hit her predecessor when she delivers the ‘speech from the throne’ this morning. The speech she will read out in Parliament at the opening of the 13th legislature is unlikely...

  • PL may appeal seats award ruling

    PL may appeal seats award ruling

    The constitutional court’s ruling that only two political parties were elected to Parliament may not be the end of this legal and political debate. The Labour Party has not excluded appealing the judgment delivered last Friday in the case it...