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  • Watch: Don't call party-owned media 'fake news'

    Watch: Don't call party-owned media 'fake news'

    Three decades of soaking up the one-sided perspectives of partisan media outlets have made Maltese more savvy in identifying news bias, sociologist Godfrey Baldacchino believes.  "It makes us a little bit smarter and more sensitive to the way in...

  • 'I said nothing extraordinary': Jason Azzopardi insists there's no problem with Delia

    'I said nothing extraordinary': Jason Azzopardi insists there's no problem with Delia

    Nationalist Party MP Jason Azzopardi has downplayed tensions between himself and party leader Adrian Delia, saying people were “making a fuss when I said nothing extraordinary”. Dr Delia spoke directly about the MP during an interview on Net TV on...

  • Watch: 'Delia has to act, and act quickly'

    Watch: 'Delia has to act, and act quickly'

    Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia can no longer just parry blows raining down on him from within the shadows of his own party, his friend and architect Robert Musumeci believes.  "He cannot afford to wait any longer," Dr Musumeci tells Times...

  • 'Eight or 88, I'm not letting them in': Italy's Salvini lashes out at migrant relocation deal

    'Eight or 88, I'm not letting them in': Italy's Salvini lashes out at migrant relocation deal

    Italy’s pledge to take in an undisclosed number of migrants as part of a deal struck between Malta and eight other EU member states could be scuppered by the country’s own Home Affairs Minister. “I don’t care if there are eight or 88, I’m not...

  • Geographical restrictions removed from Planning Authority website

    Geographical restrictions removed from Planning Authority website

    People outside the European Union’s borders can again freely browse the Planning Authority’s website, the regulator having quickly fixed geographical restrictions after Times of Malta raised the issue. Internet users in non-EU countries from the...

  • Italian football club put up for sale on Times of Malta classifieds

    Italian football club put up for sale on Times of Malta classifieds

    Updated Saturday 1.05pm A mystery Italian football team is for sale, and a Maltese intermediary is looking for a buyer using the Times of Malta classifieds section.The €3.8 million opportunity to buy a Serie B club was described as a “one-off...

  • Watch: Has Malta grown tired of Joseph Calleja?

    Watch: Has Malta grown tired of Joseph Calleja?

    Attention shouldn’t faze Joseph Calleja – the Maltese tenor has been applauded by thousands, had his name in bright lights and his portrait splashed across the internet. Two decades of fame and a lifetime of plaudits, however, could not prepare...

  • Muscat heckled by MEP Ana Gomes during meeting for European left

    Muscat heckled by MEP Ana Gomes during meeting for European left

    Updated 2.40pm Prime Minister Joseph Muscat called on European socialist parties to embrace a “politics of progressive disruption” on Saturday, after he was heckled by a critical Portuguese MEP, according to a report. Dr Muscat’s message for the...

  • Watch: ‘Nobody can accuse me of being biased in favour of government’

    Watch: ‘Nobody can accuse me of being biased in favour of government’

    George Hyzler had barely settled into his new role, and the talk was already about what he could not do, rather than what he could. “I overemphasised the limitation of my powers, but that’s what the law is,” Malta's first parliamentary...

  • Watch: Peppi Azzopardi on Times Talk

    Watch: Peppi Azzopardi on Times Talk

    Xarabank presenter Peppi Azzopardi came in for a barrage of criticism when he announced the Friday night TV show would be airing an interview with Liam Debono.  The courts stepped in and forced a change of plan, with magistrate Joe Mifsud saying...