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  • Watch: "The Maltese are terrified of the word 'integration'," says Marsa mayor

    Watch: "The Maltese are terrified of the word 'integration'," says Marsa mayor

    Problems in Marsa have been a long time coming, but a bootlegging barber and other shady shops have tipped residents over the edge, mayor Francis Debono tells Times Talk.  "For many years we shouldered the burden along with other towns, but when...

  • Do the Maltese have a problem with clean-ups?

    Do the Maltese have a problem with clean-ups?

    From Marsaxlokk to Mellieħa, they showed up in their hundreds to pick up other people's litter.And as volunteers they worked in the beating sun to keep Malta clean, many of them chatting and swapped stories - in English rather than Maltese.For...

  • Six challenges Adrian Delia will face as PN leader

    Six challenges Adrian Delia will face as PN leader

    Adrian Delia made it clear throughout the Nationalist Party leadership race that he felt he was battling headwinds in his quest to become party leader. Now that the Birkirkara lawyer and political outsider has made it to the top of the PN and...

  • Watch: Adrian Delia is the PN's new leader

    Watch: Adrian Delia is the PN's new leader

    Adrian Delia is the new leader of the Nationalist Party, having won 53 per cent of the vote in the contest against his rival Chris Said. Dr Delia won 7,734 votes from the party members, compared to 6,932 for Dr Said.  "From tomorrow, people will...

  • 10 key ideas from Juncker's State of the European Union speech

    10 key ideas from Juncker's State of the European Union speech

    The European Union should combine the posts of Commission and Council presidents into one to ensure it is “steered by a single captain,” Jean-Claude Juncker told MEPs during his annual State of the Union address today. In an hour-long speech to...

  • Live: Juncker delivers EU State of the Union speech

    Live: Juncker delivers EU State of the Union speech

      European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker is expected to call on the EU to look beyond its borders and negotiate trade deals with overseas partners in his annual State of the Union speech this morning. The EU completed a free trade...

  • Valletta statues dressed in life jackets as part of guerilla protest

    Valletta statues dressed in life jackets as part of guerilla protest

    Eight Valletta statues woke up wearing life jackets this morning as part of a protest against EU inaction to end migrant deaths in the Mediterranean sea.  Statues of Jean de Valette, Queen Victoria, a Sette Giugno monument and Antonio Sciortino's...

  • Freemasonry comment was not aimed at a candidate, PN's Aquilina insists

    Freemasonry comment was not aimed at a candidate, PN's Aquilina insists

    Updated at 4.50pm with Delia reaction A Nationalist Party insider and MP has hinted that the PN is in danger of being "overcome by Freemasonry".  Karol Aquilina prompted a storm of commentary and criticism on Facebook this morning after writing a...

  • Anti-migrant activists to Muscat: 'We are coming to Malta whether you like it or not'

    Anti-migrant activists to Muscat: 'We are coming to Malta whether you like it or not'

    Updated 2.40pm Right-wing activists held up a 'Defend Europe' banner outside the Prime Minister's office this afternoon, hours after telling Joseph Muscat they were coming to Malta "whether you like it or not."  C-Star crew members posed for a...

  • Maltese-designed London kiosk shortlisted for five international awards

    Maltese-designed London kiosk shortlisted for five international awards

    A kiosk at the entrance to a London mall designed by a Maltese architectural firm is in the running for four awards at the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards.  The copper leaf-shaped kiosk at the entrance to Westfield Stratford City, for Italian café...