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  • Caravans removed ahead of inspection

    Caravans removed ahead of inspection

    Some illegally-placed caravans at the Armier campsite have been removed ahead of an on-site inspection by the Planning Authority, but a host of other serious infringements remain pending.  The issue revolves around an enforcement notice issued in...

  • PQ prompts government action after farmers object to damages caused by road

    PQ prompts government action after farmers object to damages caused by road

    Work carried out with no development permit by state agency Infrastructure Malta, to widen the road leading to Ramla Bay Hotel, has left farmers fuming in the wake of damage caused to their property. Action on the matter was only taken after the...

  • Special Malta-UK deal will allow Britons to vote in council elections

    Special Malta-UK deal will allow Britons to vote in council elections

    Despite Brexit, some 6,000 UK nationals who live in Malta will still be able to take part in the forthcoming council elections, thanks to a special agreement which predates Malta’s accession to the EU in 2004. Previously Times of Malta had quoted...

  • EU and council elections: 6,000 British residents in Malta set to lose their vote

    EU and council elections: 6,000 British residents in Malta set to lose their vote

    [Editorial note: The information in this article is obsolete. Please click here for the most updated information] Close to 6,000 Britons resident in Malta will be losing their right to vote in the forthcoming European Parliament and local council...

  • Interview: 2022 election is my target, insists Adrian Delia

    Interview: 2022 election is my target, insists Adrian Delia

    Less than three months before he faces his first electoral test, Keith Micallef interviews Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia about his recent past, his poor poll numbers and his party’s policies. At the turn of the year there were calls for...

  • Uniformed personnel now covered by occupational insurance

    Uniformed personnel now covered by occupational insurance

    Members of the disciplined forces will be eligible for compensation of up to €180,000 in case of death or injury while on duty, under an occupational accident insurance scheme launched on Monday. Addressing a news conference, Home Affairs Minister...

  • PM concerned about employment conditions, living quarters of Turkish workers

    PM concerned about employment conditions, living quarters of Turkish workers

    No foreign construction company outside the European Union would be allowed to engage non-EU workers in Malta at below the minimum wage, the Prime Minister warned on Sunday. However, he acknowledged that the government might have to change the...

  • ‘Wavy’ Mellieħa bypass yet to be repaired

    ‘Wavy’ Mellieħa bypass yet to be repaired

    Resurfacing work to repair the ‘wavy’ parts of the Mellieħa Bypass, which cost taxpayers €2 million, are yet to be carried out, despite the government’s pledge that it would be done at the turn of the year. Completed in June last year, the project...

  • MSSP’s departure from Blacktown leaves community of Maltese aggrieved

    MSSP’s departure from Blacktown leaves community of Maltese aggrieved

    The Maltese community in Blacktown, Australia, is up in arms following the decision by the Missionary Society of St Paul (MSSP) to leave this New South Wales suburb after 30 years of pastoral service due to a shortage of priests.  However, Fr Mark...

  • HSBC breached employee’s data protection rights

    HSBC breached employee’s data protection rights

    A tribunal has ruled that HSBC Bank breached the data protection rights of one of its employees by sharing sensitive information without the worker’s consent. The incident happened in April 2016 when the bank notified the Malta Union of Bank...