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EU rights charter now applies here - Tonio Azzopardi

In 2004, European Union law became part of Maltese law. According to Article 5 of the European Union Act (Chapter...

Threats to media freedom are growing and complex - Victor Paul Borg

From the chill cast by a journalist’s assassination to a financial squeeze, the independent media and...

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Joseph über alles - Mark Anthony Falzon

I’ve never seen a party take MEP and local council elections so seriously. Labour have campaigned with such...

The morning after - Manuel Delia

Elections are corners on the paths walked by the political system. Hidden behind them is an uncertain future and...

Racist murder, political theatre - Kristina Chetcuti

Two soldiers of the Armed Forces of Malta were last week charged with the cold-blooded drive-by murder of a...

Goalposts that don’t stop moving - Alan Deidun

The footballing world is a prolific source of idioms and metaphors which have become entrenched within the...

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Defragmenting the minuscule - Malcolm Borg

Fragmentation of agricultural land, often divided into parcels not larger than a few hundred square metres, has...

Question time: A paradigm shift

What needs to be done to change the way we look at sport and its value to Maltese society as the MFA’s general...

The world is our oyster - Martin Bugelli

Well-over 58 years ago, I was dragged, screaming and squirming, out of my mother’s womb into this world,...

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Fair hearings and consumer rights - Antoine Grima

Article 39 (1) of the Maltese Constitution guarantees the individual’s right, whenever charged with a...

US policy on Libya shifts - Richard Galustian

The ‘international community’ recognises its past initiatives over the last seven years have all...

Reality is more complicated - Victor Vella

A post-dinner chat turned into a very solid conversation. I don’t know how you managed to put away your...

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The orange way - Godfrey Farrugia

So the news is out and reconfirmed.  All polls show that on Saturday, the big two,  or rather the big...

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Take a stand, be counted - Adrian Delia

The Times of Malta yesterday carried extracts of a draft report drawn up by the Council of Europe on the rule of...

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Be part of the change - Frank Psaila

Over the last year-and-a-half I had the great honour to meet thousands of Maltese families and stakeholders,...

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Our youths, our political life - Anthony Mifsud

On May 26, 2013 (almost to the day of the MEP elections), the campaign to lower councils’ voting age to 16...

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Why Labour loves me so - David Casa

Arguably one of the most pressing issues Europe has been facing is, besides migration and problematic rule-of-law...

EP issues, real and fake - Ranier Fsadni

If, two days before the European Parliament vote, you are still hesitant about whether to vote and how, then it...

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Time for mature politics - Martin Cauchi Inglott

Politics can and should be positive, because this is all about the way we live, the air we breathe and our future...

Fragmentation and populism - Martin Scicluna

It’s important not to exaggerate the importance for Europe of the European Parliament elections starting...