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Denise Grech

  • Rubbish bins being left in sea to scoop up surface waste

    Rubbish bins being left in sea to scoop up surface waste

    Innovative rubbish bins being deposited in the water could collect up to a kilo and a half of waste from the sea daily, according to an eNGO. The organisation #Żibel has launched a pilot project with sea bins at the Marina di Valletta in...

  • No protection for swimmers from boats at Qbajjar

    No protection for swimmers from boats at Qbajjar

    Part of Qbajjar Bay in Gozo will remain off limits for bathers, after a request by the local council to open it was rejected, the Times of Malta has learned. The Żebbuġ council said the request to add the area as a swimming zone was made last...

  • Maltese honeymooners ‘petrified’ after Indonesian earthquake

    Maltese honeymooners ‘petrified’ after Indonesian earthquake

    A Maltese couple and their four-year-old daughter on holiday in Indonesia were left petrified after an earthquake hit the archipelago on Sunday. The 6.9 magnitude earthquake – which has left rescuers sweeping through collapsed buildings and rubble...

  • PN lost its credibility, Delia says

    PN lost its credibility, Delia says

    The Nationalist party has lost its credibility and is not managing to show it renewed itself, Nationalist party leader Adrian Delia conceded. He was speaking in reaction to a survey published by MaltaToday on Sunday showing that Labour party could...

  • More than €4,000 raised for ‘hero’ policeman’s foundation

    More than €4,000 raised for ‘hero’ policeman’s foundation

    Traffic policeman Simon Schembri received over €4,000 from the Malta Police Force on Thursday. Mr Schembri was deemed a hero by many after he had been grievously injured in a hit-and-run incident last May. He was left fighting for his life after...

  • Caruana Galizia family slams English PEN

    Caruana Galizia family slams English PEN

    Daphne Caruana Galizia’s family have asked writers' society English PEN to refrain from being part of campaigns for justice for the slain journalist, according to the the PEN International. Ms Caruana Galizia’s family criticised the board of...

  • HSBC to charge additional €5 for non-customers cashing cheques

    HSBC to charge additional €5 for non-customers cashing cheques

    HSBC will start charging a fee of €5 to non-HSBC customers cashing cheques from August 16. The €5 fee is already applicable for encashment of non-HSBC cheques by non-HSBC customers, but these same customers will now also incur the €5 charge for...

  • Busuttil vows to fight as AG appeals recusal of Mr Justice Antonio Mizzi

    Busuttil vows to fight as AG appeals recusal of Mr Justice Antonio Mizzi

    Former Nationalist leader Simon Busuttil vowed to fight on after the Attorney General appealed a Constitutional Court judgment to remove Mr Justice Antonio Mizzi from a Panama Papers inquiry. “The lengths to which they are going to pervert justice...

  • Biometric attendance monitoring systems installed at Mater Dei

    Biometric attendance monitoring systems installed at Mater Dei

    Biometric attendance monitoring systems have been installed at Mater Dei Hospital in an attempt to improve attendance verification processes, the Times of Malta has learnt. The devices were first seen at the hospital around a week ago, with those...

  • New discoveries at Roman Villa in Żejtun

    New discoveries at Roman Villa in Żejtun

    A Roman Villa in Żejtun continued to be used as an olive oil-producing establishment until the end of the third century AD, the University of Malta’s Archaeology department has found. A preliminary study of the coins and fragments of imported...