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Denise Grech

  • 'I was imprisoned in Libya but I'm desperate to return'

    'I was imprisoned in Libya but I'm desperate to return'

    A Dutch activist formerly detained in Libya desperately wants to the north African country, despite spending over two weeks in prison in Tripoli. “I want to help the country and I love the people there,” Yvonne Snitjer, 49, said. The woman, who is...

  • Anticipated massive petard fails

    Anticipated massive petard fails

    The anticipated massive Żurrieq petard failed to light up the heavens last night, to the dismay of many firework enthusiasts. The so-called “shell of shells” was set to be let off from a barge some three kilometres off the coast of Wied iż-Żurrieq...

  • NGO accuses government of 'suffocation tactics'

    NGO accuses government of 'suffocation tactics'

    NGO Lifeline has accused the government of adopting “suffocation tactics” when it impounded their vessel and left them “abandoned” in Malta. The MV Lifeline docked in the country in June, bringing to an end a saga that saw more than 200 migrants...

  • Six people injured in six car collision

    Six people injured in six car collision

    Updated on Friday at 9.20am Six people were slightly injured in a six-car collision by the roundabout of Tal-Erba' Mwieżeb in St Paul's Bay. An 11-year-old girl was among those hospitalised at Mater Dei following the incident. The 41-year-old...

  • Nexia BT's Karl Cini 'interrogated' by police

    Nexia BT's Karl Cini 'interrogated' by police

    Nexia BT partner Karl Cini was spotted coming out of the police depot after reportedly facing hours of interrogations. The Malta Independent published footage of Mr Cini emerging from the depot accompanied by his lawyer Stephen Tonna Lowell late...

  • Amount of rubbish collected from Sa Maison seawater more than expected

    Amount of rubbish collected from Sa Maison seawater more than expected

    A waste-collection bin left in the water has amassed a collection of polystyrene, cigarette butts, and plastic pens after being left in the sea for just under two weeks. A spokesman for the eNGO Zibel said the exact amount of waste collected had...

  • Watch: Only one stork from flock of 18 still seen flying – BirdLife

    Watch: Only one stork from flock of 18 still seen flying – BirdLife

    Updated 12.30pm - Added video Only one stork could be seen flying over Magħtab on Tuesday, possibly due to hunting illegalities, BirdLife Malta said. A flock of 18 storks had arrived on the island less than two weeks ago but the number soon...

  • Valletta open air cinema cancelled after neighbours complain - organisers

    Valletta open air cinema cancelled after neighbours complain - organisers

    The final two events of a popular open air cinema that takes place every summer have been cancelled after the Valletta council did not provide permits, organisers said. Triq Cinemoon Festival organisers took to Facebook to lament the ban, noting...

  • BirdLife keen to lure flamingos to Salini reserve

    BirdLife keen to lure flamingos to Salini reserve

    Updated 4.38pm BirdLife Malta is hoping to attract more birds, including flamingos, to nest at the Salini reserve. The management and operation of the reserve was on Tuesday handed over to BirdLife Malta, after an initial agreement was signed in...

  • 30 should be charged with harassment in kitten killing case, family lawyer says

    30 should be charged with harassment in kitten killing case, family lawyer says

    The police should charge 30 people with harassment, threats and misuse of social media sent over comments they made on the family that runs a Golden Bay restaurant, a lawyer has said. Dr Arthur Azzopardi filed a police report last week after an...