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Philip Leone Ganado

  • Mass objection to Rabat valley promenade

    Mass objection to Rabat valley promenade

    More than 1,100 people have objected to plans to build a new promenade overlooking Ġnien Ħira valley close to the Roman Villa in Rabat. The Transport Ministry proposal includes a belvedere, street furniture and parking spaces along a newly-widened...

  • First Malta-registered Airbus A380 unveiled in Safi

    First Malta-registered Airbus A380 unveiled in Safi

    The first Malta-registered Airbus A380, the largest passenger airliner in the world, has been unveiled before its start of operations. The aircraft has been in Malta since the start of the month receiving a new livery painted by Aviation Cosmetics...

  • Regional Road urban farming?

    Regional Road urban farming?

    Could the new space created by plans to roof part of Regional Road be used to promote an innovative “urban farming” concept and reconnect people with the source of their produce? The government announced last March it was looking into roofing a...

  • Handing the migrants to the Libyans was not an option - Lifeline captain interviewed

    Handing the migrants to the Libyans was not an option - Lifeline captain interviewed

    Claus-Peter Reisch, captain of the migrant rescue vessel Lifeline, has direct experience of the human tragedy that plays out to the south of Malta. He spoke to Philip Leone-Ganado. Claus-Peter Reisch has endured a surreal few weeks. As captain of...

  • Decision on new Orthodox church in Kappara put off

    Decision on new Orthodox church in Kappara put off

    The Planning Authority has put off a decision on a new Russian Orthodox church in Kappara, which has bitterly split residents and members of the minority religious community. The proposed church, on an abandoned field in a residential area...

  • Watch: As NGO vessels are detained, 628 migrants die at sea

    Watch: As NGO vessels are detained, 628 migrants die at sea

    Activists gathered outside the law courts in Valletta on Saturday calling on the Maltese government to allow migrant rescue vessels to carry out their work and save people from drowning. Protesters laid out lifejackets to form the number 628, the...

  • Residents fight to save open space in Marsascala

    Residents fight to save open space in Marsascala

    A large area of garigue land close to Żonqor Point in Marsascala could be committed to development despite residents’ pleas to protect one of the few remaining open spaces in the area. A zoning application being assessed by the Planning Authority...

  • Nurses’ union apologises to patients as it says strike was a ‘total success’

    Nurses’ union apologises to patients as it says strike was a ‘total success’

    Widespread industrial action by nurses on Thursday was a “total success”, their union said, apologising to patients impacted by the directives. The Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses ordered industrial action at Mater Dei and other hospitals,...

  • Planning Authority turns down plans for 88-room aparthotel in Swieqi

    Planning Authority turns down plans for 88-room aparthotel in Swieqi

    The Planning Authority has turned down plans for an 88-room aparthotel in a residential area in Swieqi to the relief of the local council and dozens of residents who opposed the project. The Planning Commission board on Tuesday voted unanimously...

  • Malta in bottom five for progress against climate change – report

    Malta in bottom five for progress against climate change – report

    Malta sits among the five countries in the European Union registering the least progress in fighting climate change, according to a new report by Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe. The report, ‘Off target: Ranking of EU countries’ ambition and...