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  1. Watch: Pietru Pawl Busuttil, man who was framed by the police, passes away

    Updated 2.37pm - Added video Pietru Pawl Busuttil, the man who was framed for the shooting of Raymond Caruana in 1986, has passed away.  He died at Sir Anthony Mamo oncology centre aged 73.  Mr Busuttil was arrested by the police on December 11,...

  2. Priest who violently assaulted a child gets suspended jail term

    Updated at 5pm with Curia statement A Gozitan priest who committed violent indecent assault against a child has received a suspended sentence. The priest was condemned to a jail term of one year suspended for three years after facing sexual...

  3. Maestro Schembri ‘abandons’ final national orchestra performance

    A concert by the National Philharmonic Orchestra last Saturday, which was to close the season in style, ended up in controversy when the conductor Brian Schembri did not turn up for the performance. Although an announcement before the start of the...

  4. Average worker makes €18,000 a year while working 41 hours a week

    Updated 5.30pm - Added government comments The average Maltese worker puts in just over 41 hours a week while earning a shade over €18,000 a year, new figures released by the National Statistics Office have shown.  Data from the NSO's latest...

  5. Crowds rock the Granaries at Isle of MTV

    Some 50,000 people descended on the Granaries in Floriana this evening for the Isle of MTV, which has now become an annual event in Malta. The free live music concert, which will be broadcast in more than 20 countries, featured the American...

  6. Gozitan MP Chris Said to contest PN leadership

    Former Justice Minister Chris Said said today he will be contesting the post of leader of the Nationalist Party. Dr Said, 46, told the Times of Malta that he wanted to make the Nationalist Party a strong and relevant political force, a formidable...

  7. Obstacle course: 46 kiosks selling tours on 1km stretch of promenade

    There are no fewer than 46 different kiosks set up along a one-kilometre stretch of the Sliema promenade, with no system in place to control either the number or the area they take up with boards. Between two kiosks at the busiest section of the...

  8. Stars in the sun - Isle of MTV singers are feeling the heat

    This year's Isle of MTV concert headliners are in Malta – and feeling the heat – ahead of tonight’s much anticipated show in Floriana. Some 50,000 people are expected to descend on the Granaries this evening for a show which will be broadcast in...

  9. Watch: Video of black liquid streaming into the sea at Ricasoli goes viral

    Video of a black substance flowing out of a pipe and into the sea by Fort Ricasoli has gone viral, with social media users outraged by the blatant pollution of Malta's marine environment. The discharge, which many social media users believe was...

  10. Strong focus on growth in new Air Malta commercial plan

    The government will soon be meeting trade unions, workers and the opposition to discuss a new plan to restore Air Malta to profitability and growth, new Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi told parliament this morning. He said the national flag carrier...

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