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Keith Micallef

  • FBI extract crucial evidence on unsolved car bomb attacks

    FBI extract crucial evidence on unsolved car bomb attacks

    Mobile phones recovered from the sea close to a cabin cruiser owned by one of the three men charged with Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder, could be key to solve five other car bomb attacks which happened since the beginning of last year. Sources...

  • Just six warnings issued by the Broadcasting Authority in 2016

    Just six warnings issued by the Broadcasting Authority in 2016

    Six charges, all relating to breaches of advertising regulations, were issued last year by the broadcasting watchdog, but none of them resulted in fines or a suspension in broadcasting. Instead, the television stations involved – State broadcaster...

  • Seven jailed over Swieqi brothel

    Seven jailed over Swieqi brothel

    A Bulgarian man and six women, five of them Moldovan and one from Bulgaria, have been jailed after pleading guilty to a number of charges in connection with a brothel which was operating from an apartment in Triq il-Molletta in Swieqi. It...

  • Parnis’ chauffeur sacked in ‘strange circumstances’

    Parnis’ chauffeur sacked in ‘strange circumstances’

    Local government Parliamentary Secretary Silvio Parnis recently sacked his chauffeur, but the government is refusing to divulge the reasons for his dismissal. The sacking happened a few weeks before the imprisonment of a member of Mr Parnis’...

  • Despite dispute, PN chooses db Group hotel for Christmas fund-raiser

    Despite dispute, PN chooses db Group hotel for Christmas fund-raiser

    Nationalist Party activists are baffled by a decision to hold a fund-raising activity in a hotel owned by the db Group, with which the party had a fierce clash earlier this year. The dispute was sparked off by a government decision to sell a prime...

  • Governments becoming ‘democratically redundant’

    Governments becoming ‘democratically redundant’

    Trade unions, civil society and environmental groups can fill the gap created as governments become “democratically redundant”, an industrial relations expert believes. Gerard Kester was speaking to the Times of Malta ahead of a public talk...

  • Signs that rental property market is ‘overheating’

    Signs that rental property market is ‘overheating’

    Though there does not seem to be any substantive evidence of a housing bubble, there are signs of overheating particularly in the rental market, a KPMG study has warned. Commissioned by the Malta Developers Association, the report focused on the...

  • Scouting for MEP candidates yet to start – PN

    Scouting for MEP candidates yet to start – PN

    No candidate has yet been approved by the Nationalist Party for the 2019 European Parliament and local councils elections, and, moreover, the scouting process has not even started. A party spokesman made this clarification yesterday when this...

  • The cemetery which opened the gates to extramural burials

    The cemetery which opened the gates to extramural burials

    Located in one of Malta’s busiest traffic nodes, Ta’ Braxia, in Pietà, is one of the few multifaith cemeteries on the island and the final resting place of prominent personalities, including Russian ballerina Princess Natalie Poutiatine. Designed...

  • EP mission to Malta treated as Panama Papers follow-up

    EP mission to Malta treated as Panama Papers follow-up

    The European Parliament fact-finding mission on the rule of law in Malta is being treated as a continuation of the investigation carried out last February on Malta’s connections to the Panama Papers, according to EP sources who spoke to The Sunday...