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  • Mellieħa pigs will not be confiscated after all - ministry

    Mellieħa pigs will not be confiscated after all - ministry

    Updated 6.10pm Pigs discovered at a Mellieħa farm - thought to have been abandoned - will not be confiscated by the authorities after all, the environment ministry has said, contradicting an earlier statement by the police.A ministry spokesman...

  • Air Malta marketing some of its routes on Ryanair website

    Air Malta marketing some of its routes on Ryanair website

    Air Malta is selling 21 of its routes through the Ryanair website as part of a joint venture between the national carrier and the Irish low-cost airline. The agreement came into effect on Tuesday and is being seen as the first step towards further...

  • Karozzin driver to face criminal action over dead horse

    Karozzin driver to face criminal action over dead horse

    The Animal Welfare Directorate has asked the police to begin criminal proceedings for mistreatment against the owner of the karozzin horse which collapsed and died in Floriana earlier this month.The environment ministry said on Monday a police...

  • "Abandoned" pigs to be confiscated by the authorities

    "Abandoned" pigs to be confiscated by the authorities

    “Abandoned” pigs discovered at a Mellieħa farm which drew concerns from animal welfare activists, are to be confiscated by the authorities, the police have confirmed.A police spokeswoman told Times of Malta that the farm had been investigated by...

  • Mrieħel high-rise project contributes to artistic fund

    Mrieħel high-rise project contributes to artistic fund

    The Mrieħel high-rise developers have presented evidence that a promised €50,000 contribution to a new artistic fund was in fact carried out as promised. Tumas Gasan holdings provided Times of Malta with a receipt for the €50,000 payment dated...

  • Beer can dumped in 1996 among 25 rubbish bags collected in few hours

    Beer can dumped in 1996 among 25 rubbish bags collected in few hours

    On the way back from taking part in an organised clean-up in Marsalforn, a group of friends noticed the huge amount of rubbish littering Selmun Hill. So just a few days later, they were back, and on Saturday the six French women, three living in...

  • Historic milestone in Sliema vandalised

    Historic milestone in Sliema vandalised

    A historic British-era milestone at the Three Trees junction in Sliema has been defaced with graffiti overnight in what an expert has called a “despicable act of vandalism on cultural heritage”. The milestone, formerly part of the Heritage Malta...

  • Horse races go ahead in the afternoon heat despite guidelines

    Horse races go ahead in the afternoon heat despite guidelines

    Updated 5.15pm with new video The Animal Welfare Commissioner has lamented a lack of regulations after the Santa Marija horse races in Victoria once again took place in the heat of mid-afternoon on the feast day, despite guidelines from the...

  • Anger over plans for Tigné offices

    Anger over plans for Tigné offices

    Plans to develop new offices at the Tigné business centre, eliminating public space that formed a key part of the original designs, have drawn widespread objections from residents. The objectors argue that the development would deprive residents...

  • Watch: Malta has a would-be world champion you may not have heard of

    Watch: Malta has a would-be world champion you may not have heard of

    He is one of Malta’s most successful international competitors, has followers around the world, and has just won $20,000 at his game’s world championships in London, but you’ve probably never heard of him. Kurt Fenech – or kurt0411 as he is known...