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  • 17 Black revelations spark calls for resignations, investigations

    17 Black revelations spark calls for resignations, investigations

    A story exposing the ownership of the secret offshore company 17 Black on Friday sparked calls for government resignations and police investigations. Local criminal investigators have been handed an intelligence report naming Electrogas power...

  • Public calls for Malta-Gozo tunnel works being prepared

    Public calls for Malta-Gozo tunnel works being prepared

    The public calls for works to be carried out on the proposed tunnel between Malta and Gozo were already being prepared, Transport Minister Ian Borg said on Wednesday. Replying to a Parliamentary question by shadow minister for Gozo Chris Said, Dr...

  • Survey finds nine teens with serious heart issues, and they knew nothing about them

    Survey finds nine teens with serious heart issues, and they knew nothing about them

    Nine teenagers have been diagnosed with potentially life-threatening heart conditions that would have likely gone unnoticed for several years had it not been for a recently concluded research project. The project, called Beat It, saw a group of 15...

  • Are political parties using online personal information to target you?

    Are political parties using online personal information to target you?

    Three in four Maltese are worried that personal information available on the internet is being used by political parties to target them with messages and campaigns, a new survey has found. Published earlier in November, the latest Eurobarometer...

  • Half of stolen cars remain missing

    Half of stolen cars remain missing

    Half the cars stolen in recent years remain missing, official data shows. Figures tabled in Parliament by Home Affairs Minister Michael Farrugia show that 1,063 vehicles were reported stolen since 2015 with only 545 have been returned to their...

  • Priest who compared sex to pizza earns ministerial rebuke

    Priest who compared sex to pizza earns ministerial rebuke

    Updated 5pm with additional Dalli comment Equality Minister Helena Dalli has taken aim at a priest's sexual education vlog that warns of the "dangers" of using contraceptives, saying she had thought these "dark times" were long gone. Dominican...

  • Pilatus Bank officially shut down

    Pilatus Bank officially shut down

    Updated 7.40pm with PN reactionPilatus Bank’s directors on Monday were notified by the European Central Bank that its license had been revoked, two years after it was first implicated in alleged money laundering breaches. The Sunday Times of Malta...

  • The end is nigh for Pilatus Bank

    The end is nigh for Pilatus Bank

    Scandal-stricken Pilatus Bank will be shut down once and for all as its licence is finally withdrawn on Monday. The authorities now have to figure out how to handle the tens of millions of euros the bank still holds, The Sunday Times of Malta has...

  • Malta again fails emission test, has to pay "hundreds of thousands"

    Malta again fails emission test, has to pay "hundreds of thousands"

    Malta will again have to dig into its pockets to make good for not reaching EU-wide emission targets, according to a new report. A European Commission progress report found that Malta had failed to reach its emission reduction target “every year...

  • Watch: Alcohol policy to be translated into law, action

    Watch: Alcohol policy to be translated into law, action

    An advisory body will help translate a new national alcohol policy into law and action - such as reviewing penalties for drink-driving and introducing new responsibilities for alcohol-serving venues. Richard Muscat, who heads the National...