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  • Watch: ‘I now have the experience to lead this country better’ – Muscat

    Watch: ‘I now have the experience to lead this country better’ – Muscat

    Joseph Muscat made an impassioned appeal to those who voted for the Labour Party for the first time four years ago to trust him once again. Addressing a large crowd that packed the Granaries in Floriana, the Labour leader said he had delivered a...

  • Watch: 'I will not let you down', Busuttil tells Sliema mass meeting

    Watch: 'I will not let you down', Busuttil tells Sliema mass meeting

    Nationalist Party leader Simon Busuttil promised supporters and Labourites he would not let them down, saying he was optimistic that after Saturday's election Malta would have a fairer society and a stronger economy that was rid of...

  • Estate agents urge PM ‘to restore good governance practices’

    Estate agents urge PM ‘to restore good governance practices’

    The Federation of Estate Agents has unreservedly condemned “the malicious” intent behind the attack on Malta’s reputation and the financial services industry, through the publication of the Malta Papers. It said there is no question that these...

  • Konrad Mizzi’s secret trip to Dubai in 2015

    Konrad Mizzi’s secret trip to Dubai in 2015

    Minister Konrad Mizzi took a secret trip to Dubai on the same day that his financial advisors Nexia BT were sent all the necessary documents for him to open an account for his Panama company there. Leaked e-mails found in the Panama Papers show...

  • AD sees political leaders putting undue pressure on the judiciary

    AD sees political leaders putting undue pressure on the judiciary

    The prime minister and the leader of the opposition have exerted undue pressure on Magistrate Aaron Bugeja, who is conducting the Egrant inquiry,Alternattiva chairman Arnold Cassola charged today.   Speaking at a press conference, Prof Cassola,...

  • President condemns political meme

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca has condemned a political meme showing a person with Down's Syndrome, She said in a Facebook comment that this was a heartbreaking development which showed a lack of maturity, decency, respect and ethics. It...

  • Three migrants brought to Malta for medical assistance

    Three migrants brought to Malta for medical assistance

    Two migrant women and a man were airlifted to Malta for urgent medical treatment earlier today.  The three were hoisted onto an AFM helicopter from a vessel employed on migration duties by the EU. The rescue was made after a request for assistance...

  • Vitals hospitals memorandum signed before tender won

    Vitals hospitals memorandum signed before tender won

    The investor group behind Vitals Global Healthcare signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government before it actually won the tender to run three State-owned hospitals, leaked documents show. The MoU is mentioned in a presentation...

  • Watch: Busuttil condemns use of Down's Syndrome picture in political meme

    Watch: Busuttil condemns use of Down's Syndrome picture in political meme

    Nationalist Party leader Simon Busuttil this morning condemned a meme on Facebook showing a picture of the prime minister superimposed into the face of a Down's Syndrome person. "This is something I condemn unreservedly. Persons with disabilities...

  • Fighting depression with each brushstroke

    Fighting depression with each brushstroke

    Leonard Portelli found it hard to leave Mount Carmel Hospital two years ago, but once he ventured out, he knew it would be difficult to return. “I have been reborn. Now that I’m living within the community, I feel as if I’ve rediscovered life,”...

  • Corruption: when PM ‘looked the other way’

    Corruption: when PM  ‘looked the other way’

    The Prime Minister looked the other way when presented with tangible proof of corruption and fraud at the Foundation for Tomorrow’s Schools, the former CEO has told this newspaper. Joseph Muscat was very reluctant to stop the abuse, Philip Rizzo,...

  • Konrad Mizzi denies impropriety in sale of Enemalta stake to the Chinese

    Konrad Mizzi denies impropriety in sale of Enemalta stake to the Chinese

    Minister Konrad Mizzi has denied allegations of impropriety in relation to the sale of a stake of Enemalta to a Chinese company.   He was reacting to a story in The Malta Independent under the heading  “Kickbacks over Enemalta privatisation probed...

  • Vitals says its officials have no Pilatus Bank accounts

    Vitals says its officials have no Pilatus Bank accounts

    Vitals Global Healthcare insisted this morning that none of its owners, directors or members of management have, or ever had bank accounts with Pilatus Bank. VGH, which has been handed the management of Gozo General Hospital and St Luke's...

  • The general election: Third of voters still to decide

    The general election: Third of voters still to decide

    Nearly one-third of the electorate, a chunk large enough to sway the election result, will decide who they will vote for during the last few remaining days of the campaign, according to a survey conducted for The Sunday Times of Malta. When asked...

  • €451,084 raised in PN marathon

    €451,084 raised in PN marathon

    The Nationalist Party raised €451,084 in a fund-raising marathon for its electoral campaign yesterday. PN leader Simon Busuttil announced the sum at the end of the programme and thanked supporters.

  • Today's front pages

    Today's front pages

    The following are the top stories on Malta's front pages today. The Sunday Times of Malta carries an interview with Philip Rizzo, the former CEO of the Foundation for Tomorrow's Schools, who had voted Labour in 2013. He has returned to the PN and...

  • Japanese PM in Malta

    Japanese PM in Malta

    Japan's prime minister Shinzō Abe arrived in Malta for official talks with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat later today. Mr Abe's brief visit comes after the Japanese Premier attended a meeting of G7 Heads of State in Taormina.  Upon his arrival, he...

  • Two detained in Sicily on terrorism charges after arriving from Malta

    Two detained in Sicily on terrorism charges after arriving from Malta

    Two men were detained in Sicily on terrorism charges after arriving from Malta, ahead of the G7 summit, according to Italian press reports. The two Syrians, a 25-year-old and a minor, were found to have pictures of suicide bombers with explosive...

  • Mizzi pitches for votes of fireworks enthusiasts

    Mizzi pitches for votes of fireworks enthusiasts

    Pyrotechnic enthusiasts in Tarxien are being summoned for an important meeting with Minister within the Office of the Prime Minister Konrad Mizzi in the wake of “very positive developments” regarding their request for a fireworks factory...

  • Electoral campaign gifts ‘could breach law’

    Electoral campaign gifts ‘could breach law’

    Candidates offering voters food or drink hampers when on the campaign trail could be in breach of the law, said Aditus Foundation. The human rights NGO called on the electorate to report to the police any food or drink offered to them in exchange...