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Keith Micallef

  • PN leader reiterates decision to resign

    PN leader reiterates decision to resign

    Nationalist Party leader Simon Busuttil this evening warned that the party would be seeking justice if it transpired that corrupt practices took place during the June 3 general election. Dr Busuttil sounded his warning when addressing PN activists...

  • Busuttil is a ‘great leader’ but we should respect his decision

    Busuttil is a ‘great leader’ but we should respect his decision

    Outgoing PN executive committee president Ann Fenech reflects onthe reasons for the party’s miserable showing in last week’s general election. Keith Micallef spoke to her. What went wrong for the PN on June 3? Forza Nazzjonali harped on the need...

  • Five kiosks get €230,000 to move from City Gate

    Five kiosks get €230,000 to move from  City Gate

    Taxpayers have paid nearly a quarter of a million euros to compensate five kiosk operators outside City Gate who had to make way for the area’s embellishment project, even though none of them had legal title. Work on the project, which comprises...

  • Decision to transfer nurses was 'ill-timed, not political'

    Decision to transfer nurses was 'ill-timed, not political'

    The nurses' union has placated concerns of politically-motivated transfers in the aftermath of Labour’s election victory and in­sists the redeployment of some of its members two days after the result was simply ill-timed. The case goes back to...

  • Trenching works at Għadira cause traffic mayhem

    Trenching works at Għadira cause traffic mayhem

    Hundreds of motorists ended the long weekend on a sour note, spending Wednesday evening stuck in traffic due to trenching works being carried out at Għadira Bay. State energy company Enemalta, which is carrying out the works, is promising that the...

  • Rainbow flag decorated altar fuels controversy

    Rainbow flag decorated altar fuels controversy

    The altar decorated with a rainbow flag at a prayer vigil at the University of Malta chapel has stirred up a hornet’s nest, but the Catholic LGBT group of behind it is insisting that their only intention was to convey a message against...

  • Watch: Two gaming industry 'world leaders' apply for Maltese licence - Muscat

    Watch: Two gaming industry 'world leaders' apply for Maltese licence - Muscat

    In his first official engagement following his re-election, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat this morning announced that two "world leaders" in the gaming industry have applied for a licence to operate in Malta.Dr Muscat was speaking at the end of a...

  • Election slows down restaurant industry

    Election slows down restaurant industry

    The election resulted in a slowdown in the leisure and entertainment industry, which was mostly kept afloat by tourists as thousands of Maltese were immersed in political campaigning, this newspaper was told. The lull is set to reach its peak...

  • 'It's now or never': local Juventus fans prepare for Cardiff final

    'It's now or never': local Juventus fans prepare for Cardiff final

    Hundreds of Maltese Juventus fans are on their way to the Welsh capital for tomorrow’s match against Real Madrid, hoping this time they will break their jinx and lift football’s most coveted trophy. Billed as the biggest sporting event of the...

  • Barts campus work grinds to a halt

    Barts campus work grinds to a halt

    Work on the new Barts campus at Gozo Hospital has ground to a halt just two months after starting. Meanwhile, hospital employees who had to move after an old block was demolished have been relocated to makeshift offices. However, the Health...