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Denise Grech

  • Activists, residents in final appeal against ITS development

    Activists, residents in final appeal against ITS development

    The country’s democratic principles are at stake in next Thursday’s vote on the proposed ITS development site, activists and Pembroke residents said. Speaking during a press conference on Tuesday, Pembroke residents and 12 NGOs launched their...

  • Five tourists for every Maltese last year

    Five tourists for every Maltese last year

    Malta had 5.3 visitors per inhabitant last year, a survey has found, making it the world's second most popular country for tourism per capita. The figure emerged from a report by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) which was...

  • Largest drug haul had value of €28.5 million

    Largest drug haul had value of €28.5 million

    The largest ever drug haul discovered in Freeport containers on Monday had a street value of €28.5 million, the Customs Department has revealed. The four containers containing 10 to 11 tonnes of cannabis resin were discovered at the Malta...

  • HIV treatment in Malta archaic, activist warns

    HIV treatment in Malta  archaic, activist warns

    Treatment for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Malta is “archaic” because doctors were prescribing “outdated” drug regiments, HIV awareness activist Mark Josef Rapa has warned. Mr Rapa, who manages a website informing people about HIV...

  • Activists to rally over femicide after murder

    Activists to rally over femicide after murder

    Activists are organising a march against femicide next Saturday, in the wake of violent attacks on female victims these past few weeks. Maria-Lourdes Agius was found dead on Saturday with heavy bruising around her neck. Investigators believe the...

  • Watch: 'Come walk with us,' Delia urges at Independence event

    Watch: 'Come walk with us,' Delia urges at Independence event

    Nationalist leader Adrian Delia on Sunday urged people to 'come walk with us' as he slammed the government for letting a situation develop where some people felt unsafe in the streets.  "Come walk with us instead," he appealed. He said the...

  • Watch: First woman to join Civil Defence in the 1950s honoured at War Museum

    Watch: First woman to join Civil Defence in the 1950s honoured at War Museum

    The first woman to join the Civil Defence in the 1950s has been honoured at the Malta At War museum at Couvre Porte, Vittoriosa, with photos of her time lining the wall. Mary Debono, 86, met with people from the museum during a short visit to...

  • Cultural watchdog warns about Birkirkara development's streetscape impact

    Cultural watchdog warns about Birkirkara development's streetscape impact

    A planning application to develop a house in Birkirkara’s core may negatively impact the streetscape, the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage has warned. A development application proposed the construction of a parapet wall on the top floor in a...

  • HIV medication should be free - LGBTIQ action plan

    HIV medication should be free - LGBTIQ action plan

    Updated 1.40pm HIV medication should be free, an action plan for LGBTIQ equality published on Friday is recommending.  The action plan calls for both PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) and PrEP drugs to be provided free-of-charge. PEP medication is...

  • Many free school transport buses are already full, alternatives being sought, education ministry says

    Many free school transport buses are already full, alternatives being sought, education ministry says

    Many of the school buses that are to form part of the free school transport scheme are already full, the Education Ministry has warned. "As soon as you hear of vans being full then inform the ministry so we can try to find an alternative...