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Ivan Martin

  • Watch: Every family to receive its own organic waste bin

    Watch: Every family to receive its own organic waste bin

    Waste bins are to be distributed to every house on the island in a bid to promote rubbish separation. Households will be encouraged to keep the small green plastic basket in their kitchen, line it with a white biodegradable bag, and fill it with...

  • 22-year-old falls from Msida wall at 3am

    22-year-old falls from Msida wall at 3am

    A 22-year-old man fell from a height of one storey in the early hours of Monday morning.   In a statement, the police said the young man, from the Czech Republic, suffered serious injuries after he fell from one wall, landing on another, on Triq...

  • Those accusing Church of not helping migrants are 'misinformed' - Emigrants Commission

    Those accusing Church of not helping migrants are 'misinformed' - Emigrants Commission

    The Church provides accommodation to some 400 migrants in shelters across the country, according to the head of the Emigrants Commission. Mgr Alfred Vella told the Times of Malta that those asking why the Church had not opened its doors to...

  • Farm catches fire twice in less than 24 hours

    Farm catches fire twice in less than 24 hours

    A farm caught fire for the second time in less than 24 hours between Tuesday and Wednesday, raising suspicions of arson. Fire fighters scrambled to turn out a blaze at around 11pm on Tuesday night which started after several bales of hay caught...

  • Xlendi flooded as Gozo hit with heavy rains

    Xlendi flooded as Gozo hit with heavy rains

    Updated at 4.10pm with WSC statement Xlendi flooded on Wednesday afternoon after heavy rains in neighbouring towns combined to form a river flowing down to the popular seaside destination. A video uploaded on Malta Weather's Facebook page shows...

  • What's wrong with defending workers' leave? GWU asks

    What's wrong with defending workers' leave? GWU asks

    Updated 4.55pm - Added PN statement The General Workers’ Union on Wednesday asked what was wrong with defending workers’ right to leave or with workers receiving detailed pay slips. It was reacting after the government on Tuesday announced that it...

  • Fuel, take away food and wine pushing up inflation

    Fuel, take away food and wine pushing up inflation

    Updated 5.45pm - Added PN statement Fuel, take away food and wine were among the main items that pushed inflation, according to official figures published on Wednesday. The National Statistics Office said the latest inflation Retail Price Index...

  • Maltese tenants losing rental market ‘bidding war’

    Maltese tenants losing rental market ‘bidding war’

    Would-be tenants at the lower end of the income ladder are being outbid by groups of eight or more foreigners who have no qualms about living in overcrowded apartments meant for two or three, according to the Federation of Estate Agents. Simon...

  • Police lift data from Sliema company's computers as part of Venezuela scam investigation

    Police lift data from Sliema company's computers as part of Venezuela scam investigation

    Police investigators on Tuesday extracted data from the servers of the private wealth management firm allegedly at the centre of the Malta-Venezuela money laundering scandal. Sources said investigators seized servers containing data on wire...

  • Malta processing rescued migrants’ applications

    Malta processing rescued migrants’ applications

    Malta has started processing the asylum applications of 61 migrants who arrived late on Sunday following a rescue operation. The migrants, including an unconscious man who is being treated at Mater Dei Hospital, were the latest to be picked up by...