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Keith Micallef

  • 650 residents object to new central link project

    650 residents object to new central link project

    Over 650 objections to the controversial central link project have already been made as part of a campaign launched by Attard residents who fear it would be detrimental to them. Unveiled last May, the €55-million project aims to alleviate traffic...

  • €110,000 Balluta beach project might not survive the winter

    €110,000 Balluta beach project might not survive the winter

    The ‘experimental’ Balluta Bay sand nourishment project has cost taxpayers over €100,000 but this investment might go down the drain as there is a distinct possibility of the beach disappearing completely in winter. The authorities are monitoring...

  • Developers ‘would back’ measures to prevent non-EU nationals from buying cheap properties

    Developers ‘would back’ measures to prevent non-EU nationals from buying cheap properties

    Developers would back measures to prevent non-EU nationals from buying/renting “cheap and affordable properties”, thus safeguarding housing affordability for Maltese low- and middle-income earners. Malta Developers’ Association president Sandro...

  • Teenager to be charged with friend’s jet ski death

    Teenager to be charged with friend’s jet ski death

    A 19-year-old Dutchman is expected to be charged in connection with the tragic death of his teenage friend in Wednesday’s jet ski accident at St George’s Bay, Times of Malta has learnt. Sources said the suspect had failed a breathalyser test soon...

  • ‘Sick’ mulberry trees facing the axe in Żejtun

    ‘Sick’ mulberry trees facing the axe in Żejtun

    A number of historic mulberry trees in Żejtun will be axed as part of a project to reconstruct an arterial road, but the government is saying the trees were already doomed after having fallen prey to a pest. Moreover, State agency Infrastructure...

  • Competition watchdog set to rediscover its teeth, after two years

    Competition watchdog set to rediscover its teeth, after two years

    After waiting for more than two years, the competition watchdog may finally rediscover its teeth and be in a position to impose fines, thanks to changes to the law, parts of which had been declared unconstitutional. Still, no time frames have been...

  • Revision of Paceville masterplan on hold

    Revision of Paceville masterplan on hold

    The revision of the controversial Paceville master plan, which has been in the offing for nearly two years, has been put on hold. The Planning Authority has decided to wait for the publication of the new Local Plan for the area. This was confirmed...

  • Delia insists decision not to press for Busuttil's suspension was no U-turn

    Delia insists decision not to press for Busuttil's suspension was no U-turn

    In the aftermath of the publication of the Egrant inquiry findings, Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia had arguably his longest week in politics so far. While he initially called on his predecessor Simon Busuttil to suspend himself in a bid to...

  • Addict commits to rehab to spare his mother further trouble

    Addict commits to rehab to spare his mother further trouble

    An unemployed 28-year-old man was granted bail after pledging to seek help for his drug addiction.The defendant, whose name cannot be published by court order, was arraigned this morning before Magistrate Claire-Louise Stafrace. He pleaded not...

  • Man charged with assaulting police officers

    Man charged with assaulting police officers

    A Ħal Far open-centre resident has been charged with assaulting and violently resisting two police constables in Marsa while drunk. The incident happened on Thursday at around noon in Triq Balbi. Abdulnasir Mohammed Abdulahi, 28, from Somalia,...