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Denise Grech

  • 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...

  • I will not be bullied into silence - Kristina Chetcuti

    I will not be bullied into silence - Kristina Chetcuti

    Columnist Kristina Chetcuti said on Saturday she would “not be bullied into silence”, after coming under severe fire for her opinion piece in last week’s edition of The Sunday Times of Malta. In the opinion piece, entitled ‘On being a martyr’, the...

  • Gozo and the Santa Marija holiday: it’s a love-hate affair

    Gozo and the Santa Marija holiday: it’s a love-hate affair

    Gozitans have developed a love-hate relationship with the Santa Marija summer break, as hordes of Maltese holidaymakers prepare to cross over for their annual spell of a few days on the sister island. This year, the public holiday falls on a...

  • Watch: Call for gradual ban on horse-drawn carriages

    Watch: Call for gradual ban on horse-drawn carriages

    Calls grew for a gradual ban on horse-drawn carriages in Malta following two publicised accidents in recent days. Activists also called upon the government to build a horse sanctuary for karozzini horses during a protest in Valletta on...

  • Watch: Maggot-infested polluted liquid emitted at Kalkara. Who's responsible?

    Watch: Maggot-infested polluted liquid emitted at Kalkara. Who's responsible?

    The Environment and Resources Authority insisted the black liquid being discharged at sea behind Fort Ricasoli was “not within its remit”. Footage of liquid shot on August 4 by a resident shows hundreds of white maggots in the polluted liquid on...

  • Keep your drains clean: don’t block the sewage system

    Keep your drains clean: don’t block the sewage system

    Sewer damage could not be prevented or pre-empted other than by informing the public of what could be discharged in the system, Water Services Corporation chairman Richard Bilocca said on Thursday. He was speaking after multiple reports of...

  • Pharmacy in St Paul's bay held up by man in orange wig

    Pharmacy in St Paul's bay held up by man in orange wig

    Two men - one of them wearing an orange wig - carried out a hold-up at a St Paul's Bay pharmacy on Friday. The incident happened at Simon’s pharmacy at around noon, police said. The thieves, who were unarmed, made their escape on a black scooter,...