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Denise Grech

  • Evicted, abandoned and desperate to return to Qormi cow farm

    Evicted, abandoned and desperate to return to Qormi cow farm

    Some 30 people evicted from the cow farm where they had been living have contacted the man running the place "begging" to be allowed back after spending almost a week on the streets. About 120 migrants, many of whom came to Malta from Italy, were...

  • Homeless migrants sleep on pallets and mattresses in nearby farm

    Homeless migrants sleep on pallets and mattresses in nearby farm

    Pictures taken on Friday show how some of the migrants who were evicted from a former cattle farm in Qormi have set up mattresses and blankets in nearby fields.  Some 120 immigrants, many of whom came to Malta from Italy, were kicked out of the...

  • Six TV stars head to India

    Six TV stars head to India

    Six television personalities set off for southern India on Thursday to help rebuild a rundown and abandoned orphanage in the town of Munugode. The team will spend 10 days helping with works as part of the TV show Il-Proġett. The annual programme...

  • Watch: Plastics have killed 20 turtles so far this year

    Watch: Plastics have killed 20 turtles so far this year

    Plastics have killed 20 turtles so far this year and another 40 were found injured, Nature Trust president Vincent Attard said. Mr Attard warned the number of turtles dying from ingesting plastic-related litter was on the rise. Fifteen turtles had...

  • Police sergeant bitten and left bruised

    Police sergeant bitten and left bruised

    A policeman was bitten and left bruised by a man last night, the Malta Police Association said. The police officer, sergeant Alexander Gauci, will now have to undergo tests in hospital. “He has six months until he knows everything is fine,” the...

  • Court upholds request for Egrant report case to be heard with urgency

    Court upholds request for Egrant report case to be heard with urgency

    The court on Thursday upheld a request to discuss with urgency a constitutional application filed by Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia seeking a complete copy of the Egrant inquiry report. Earlier this month, Dr Delia initiated proceedings...

  • New €10,000 interface can detect high-risk oil spill areas

    New €10,000 interface can detect high-risk oil spill areas

    Marine biologist Alan Deidun has developed a new online interface to help identify maritime risks from oil spills. The €10,000 interface, called Biodivalue, is based on the existing automated information system (AIS) used to identify vessels...

  • Alleged shooter of two storks netted by police

    Alleged shooter of two storks netted by police

    Last updated at 9.17pm with FKNK statement - The alleged shooter of two storks shot down on Wednesday has been apprehended by the police, according to Animal Rights Parliamentary Secretary Clint Camilleri. The two storks raised the number of...

  • From the frying pan into the fire - migrants evicted from farm have nowehere else to stay

    From the frying pan into the fire - migrants evicted from farm have nowehere else to stay

    A Planning Authority clampdown on a Qormi farm which housed migrants in inhumane conditions has left several migrants without a roof over their head Some 120 African migrants were found living in squalor and evicted. A few of them managed to find...

  • Watch: Migrants found living "inhumanely" in cow stalls in Qormi

    Watch: Migrants found living "inhumanely" in cow stalls in Qormi

    Updated 1.15pm with PA statement Planning Authority enforcement officers and police clamped down on a farm in Qormi early on Monday morning, where around 120 immigrants were found to be living in inhumane conditions. The migrants have been evicted...