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The Great British divide

The rejection of Theresa May’s Brexit deal by MPs is a massive defeat for Britain’s Prime Minister...

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It is either now or never

This is proving to be a decade of discontent for the Nationalist Party. It suffered a crushing electoral defeat...

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Barriers for people with disabilities

Most people face hardships at one time or another. However, for people with disabilities, barriers can be more...

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R&D, business and education

The popular notion that research and development is something that eccentric scientists carry out in their labs...

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Petrol station owners’ dispute

Why has there always to be a clash whenever petrol station owners put in a claim for a rise in their profit...

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Investigate and prosecute

Former Opposition leader Simon Busuttil had asked that a magistrate should look into the Panama Papers...

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Crisis in the classroom

Violence in schools is certainly not a new phenomenon, nor is it uncommon. Violent incidents between students,...

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No democracy without accountability

In the same week that The Economist’s Intelligence Unit Democracy Index reconfirmed Malta’s status as...

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Private jet decision censured

When, in September last year, Planning Authority executive chairman, Johann Buttigieg, hired a private jet to fly...

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The end of free banking

Banks are arguably not the most popular service providers as many of their customers believe they are...

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Positive business sentiment

As expected, the Christmas holiday season brought about a substantial increase in turnover for most business both...

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No end to migrants’ suffering

As community leaders were praising the people for the generosity and solidarity shown in a fundraising event on...

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PN must decide way ahead

The Nationalist Party’s executive committee should lose no time in meeting to discuss, and, more...

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Suppressing drug-seeking behaviour

Cocaine addiction is a complex problem. It involves biological changes in the brain, as well as multiple social,...

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Horrors of 2018, hopes for 2019

Last year was just over three months old when the country was shaken by a horrific accident: a double decker...

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Cost of incarceration

Incarceration of people who break the law is meant to protect the community and rehabilitate...

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Effective drink-driving prevention

Drink-driving continues to be a leading cause of road fatalities and injuries. The lowering of blood alcohol...

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Anger over senseless decision

The people of the quaint village of Għarb are rightly outraged by the Planning Authority’s decision to give...

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Beefing up blood donation

A blood donation mobile unit, which, in the words of the Health Ministry, has become an important source of blood...

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Let’s hope it’s a good one

Another year over and a new one has just begun. For those who believe in astrology, 2019 promises to be...