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Ivan Martin

  • Labour is a threat to Malta - Adrian Delia

    Labour is a threat to Malta - Adrian Delia

    Updated 4.45pm - Added PL statement All that which the Maltese held dear was under threat because of the failings of the current Labour government, Opposition leader Adrian Delia charged on Sunday, in a forceful plea for more to join the...

  • New motorists should take first aid courses, expert says

    New motorists should take first aid courses, expert says

    Prospective motorists should undergo mandatory first aid courses, according to the head of an emergency response organisation. Red Cross Malta president Edward Gruppetta said those behind the wheel were often the first responders in traffic...

  • YouTube dominates online music in Malta

    YouTube dominates online music in Malta

    YouTube is by far the most popular way to listen to music online in Malta, new research has found, as the EU prepares for a controversial digital copyright reform that could change the way the web works. Research carried out by the Performing...

  • Gozo's recycling clash leads to piles of roadside garbage

    Gozo's recycling clash leads to piles of roadside garbage

    Updated 4.15pm Bags full of recyclable waste have started piling up on roadsides across Gozo as several local councils and a service provider lock horns over a payment dispute. Footage and images of the mounds of grey bags filled with recyclables...

  • Blind passenger assaulted on bus after asking to use priority seat, daughter claims

    Blind passenger assaulted on bus after asking to use priority seat, daughter claims

    A blind man and his wife were allegedly assaulted on a public bus on Monday, by two passengers who refused to let them use a priority seat meant for persons with disability. A spokeswoman for Malta Public Transport, which runs the national bus...

  • Maltese in Libya ask to be evacuated as clashes intensify

    Maltese in Libya ask to be evacuated as clashes intensify

    Maltese nationals in Libya have asked to be evacuated as military clashes between militias in Tripoli intensify, government sources said. Libya’s UN-backed government declared a state of emergency on Sunday as militias from a city to the south of...

  • Online hate speech growing fast, but many Maltese don't know they are breaking the law

    Online hate speech growing fast, but many Maltese don't know they are breaking the law

    Online hate speech was growing at an alarming rate, police investigators said. “It is worrying. We are seeing an increase in reports of hate speech on social media and other websites. People need to realise that there is a fine line between...

  • Watch: Back from the brink, Dingli bell peals once more

    Watch: Back from the brink, Dingli bell peals once more

    A 256-year-old bronze bell pealed once again at Dingli parish church on Monday after almost ending up in the scrap heap. The bell had suffered considerable damage over its long years of use, eventually developing two cracks due to a botched repair...

  • Former foreign ministers urge Italy-Malta dialogue on migration

    Former foreign ministers urge Italy-Malta dialogue on migration

    Maltese and Italian politicians should sit around a table to discuss the migration crisis rather than lash out at each other on Twitter, former foreign affairs ministers have urged. Both former ministers Tonio Borg and George Vella told The Sunday...

  • Mellieħa finds stopgap fix after Curia fireworks ban

    Mellieħa finds stopgap fix after Curia fireworks ban

    A Mellieħa fireworks society has found a stopgap solution to put on its pyrotechnic spectacle this year after the Curia banned it from letting off any fireworks from the roof of the parish church. The Marija Bambina Society was turned down a month...