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Keith Micallef

  • Just one child abduction attempt reported in 2017

    Just one child abduction attempt reported in 2017

    The police have only received one report of child abduction attempts in 2017, despite claims made by some Marsa residents that African migrants were behind a recent spate of such attempts. Furthermore, it was not specified if this child abduction...

  • NAO sticks to its guns on missed audit deadline

    NAO sticks to its guns on missed audit deadline

    The National Audit Office is sticking to the conclusions reached in a recent report in which Valletta and Għaxaq were among three local councils singled out for not submitting their 2016 audited reports. The two localities, together with Kalkara,...

  • Defunct tidal traffic system cost €500 a day

    Defunct tidal traffic system cost €500 a day

    The tidal lane traffic system in Sir Paul Boffa Avenue in Paola which was dismantled recently cost taxpayers an average €500 a day during the 15 months for which it was in operation. The automated bollard system was removed in preparation for the...

  • With you as leader we're the Real Madrid of politics, Zammit Lewis tells Muscat

    With you as leader we're the Real Madrid of politics, Zammit Lewis tells Muscat

    Former Tourism Minister Edward Zammit Lewis this morning called on Prime Minister Joseph Muscat to rethink his decision of stepping down before the next general election. Addressing the last political activity of 2017 in Mġarr and in the presence...

  • 13-storey proposal for Jerma site endorsed by council

    13-storey proposal for Jerma site endorsed by council

    The Marsascala council will be inviting residents for a presentation on a proposed mixed-use complex at the former Jerma Palace Hotel site, even though it has already declared its backing for the project. Furthermore, the council's endorsement of...

  • Villa, farmhouse prices soar by almost 50%

    Villa, farmhouse prices soar by almost 50%

    Since 2013 the market value of villas and farmhouses has soared by almost 50%, while the average price of an apartment has increased to €228,000. These trends have emerged from a property market analysis carried out by KPMG on behalf of the Malta...

  • Lunches, councillors’ allowance among ‘issues’ flagged by NAO

    Lunches, councillors’ allowance among ‘issues’ flagged by NAO

    Overspending on Christmas lunches, donations exceeding the threshold and payment of full allowance to councillors who did not attend all meetings are among the compliance issues flagged in the 2016 Local Government Workings report. Published...

  • Charged with domestic violence, two weeks after being ordered to steer clear of his wife

    Charged with domestic violence, two weeks after being ordered to steer clear of his wife

    Two weeks after being ordered to stay away from his wife, a 48-year-old man this morning was back in court once again on Wednesday to face domestic violence charges.The man, who works as a gardener, was accused of threatening and insulting his...

  • Case for Silvio Valletta’s removal from Caruana Galizia investigation starts on Tuesday

    Case for Silvio Valletta’s removal from Caruana Galizia investigation starts on Tuesday

    Proceedings in the case instituted by Daphne Caruana Galizia’s widower and children for the removal of deputy police commissioner Silvio Valletta from the investigation into her assassination will start on Tuesday before Judge Silvio Meli. The...

  • Massage parlours: when the lights are still on after hours

    Massage parlours: when the lights are still on after hours

    A lack of coordinated efforts to beef up enforcement and the absence of a strong regulatory framework have fuelled concerns that well-known, illicit activities at some massage parlours are staying under the radar. This sentiment has been conveyed...