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Bertrand Borg

  • MEPs' barrage of criticism against Malta met with caution by European Commission

    MEPs' barrage of criticism against Malta met with caution by European Commission

    Updated 7pm A barrage of criticism about Malta was met with some cautionary words by European Commission first vice-president Frans Timmermans today, who urged MEPs to not play judge and jury when assessing the murder of Daphne Caruana...

  • MEPs debate rule of law in Malta

    MEPs debate rule of law in Malta

    Updated 5.45pm with PN leader's press conference The rule of law in Malta was under the spotlight on Tuesday afternoon as MEPs debated the issue in the European Parliament. Speakers from the European Council, the European Commission and MEPs from...

  • Maltese tax fraud institutions are 'highly politicised' - EU Pana Committee

    Maltese tax fraud institutions are 'highly politicised' - EU Pana Committee

    Updated 7.53 pm - Adds PN reaction below Maltese institutions responsible for implementing and and enforcing money laundering and tax fraud laws are "highly politicised" and the police force's inadequate resourcing could suggest maladministration,...

  • Watch: If we shunned partisans we'd be a group of hermits, says Briguglio

    Watch: If we shunned partisans we'd be a group of hermits, says Briguglio

    Civil Society Network co-founder Michael Briguglio has little time for critics who say the group is a Nationalist Party Trojan horse, saying that shunning partisan help would leave the activists isolated from society at large.  "Can we only appeal...

  • Gender gaps: Malta advances, but remains an EU laggard

    Gender gaps: Malta advances, but remains an EU laggard

    Malta has made some progress in narrowing attainment gaps between men and women but remains the EU's second-worst performer in terms of gender equality, the 2017 Global Gender Gap Report shows.  The report, published by the World Economic Forum,...

  • A 150-year-old fort waits to be eaten by the sea

    A 150-year-old fort waits to be eaten by the sea

    Built almost 150 years ago to protect Marsaxlokk harbour from maritime attackers, these days Fort Delimara's greatest threat comes not from invading hordes, but rather from the sea itself.  The fort has sat empty and disused for more than a...

  • Watch: Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in Bidnija car blast

    Watch: Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in Bidnija car blast

    Updated 9.50pm Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed this afternoon in a powerful car bomb blast that left her vehicle in several pieces in Bidnija.  The powerful explosion rocked Triq il-Bidnija at around 3pm and left debris from the...

  • Watch: 'Democracy is not above the law,' says Spain's ambassador to Malta

    Watch: 'Democracy is not above the law,' says Spain's ambassador to Malta

    Video clips of Catalans being hit and manhandled by police have been politicised and blown out of proportion, Spain's ambassador to Malta has said. In this Times Talk interview held before Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said he was willing to...

  • Watch: University water fight turns messy

    Watch: University water fight turns messy

    Buckets of water were not enough to cool a few hot heads on campus this afternoon, as the University of Malta's annual water fight turned rowdy. The event - an annual tradition which pits law student association ELSA against its architecture...

  • From green cities to hyperloop trains, futurologists agree the future is exciting

    From green cities to hyperloop trains, futurologists agree the future is exciting

    Your AI-driven personal assistant checks your vital signs as you admire the view through your home's solar panel windows. The morning news bulletin announces that 3D bio-printed organs will be available in public hospitals as of next year. As your...