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  • Jesuit residence opens up in more ways than one

    Jesuit residence opens up  in more ways than one

    Located just next door to the University, the new Youth Hub officially opened on Wednesday provides a welcoming, multi-functional space that also offers practical support and friendship. When a ‘Youth Hub’ was inaugurated last Wednesday at Dar...

  • Dubai sheik wants to buy Mistra project

    Dubai sheik wants to buy Mistra project

    Finance Minister Edward Scicluna is under pressure to sign a permit that would allow a member of Dubai’s ruling family to buy the project to build hundreds of apartments on the site of the former Mistra Village tourist complex in Xemxija, The...

  • Agricultural crisis: ‘This generation thinks carrots grow in supermarkets’

    Agricultural crisis: ‘This generation thinks carrots grow in supermarkets’

    As experts continue to sound the alarm about the crisis that risks killing the local farming industry, one lobbyist warns that Malta is losing all agricultural know-how and that “we are raising a generation of children who think that carrots grow...

  • Transit passenger pays a hefty price for undeclared cash

    Transit passenger pays a hefty price for undeclared cash

    A Yemeni man paid a hefty price for not declaring €14,000 he was carrying while transiting through Malta International Airport, as he ended up losing half of this sum to the Maltese authorities. Mohammed Abdullah Ahmed Al-Wahaishi, 55, was...

  • Bailed and warned not to set foot in Marsa

    Bailed and warned not to set foot in Marsa

    A 26-year-old man from Żejtun was granted bail against a deposit of €500 and a personal guarantee of €4,500 after pleading not guilty in a case of domestic violence.  The incident happened on Saturday afternoon when the defendant allegedly tried...

  • 'No one will intimidate me,' Delia tells party supporters

    'No one will intimidate me,' Delia tells party supporters

    Updated at 2.46pm with PL reaction A magisterial inquiry is looking into documents containing his forged signature, Adrian Delia told party enthusiasts gathered at the party’s Mellieħa club on Sunday. He called for the investigations to quickly...

  • Woman critical after accident

    Woman critical after accident

    A 59-year-old woman who lives in Xewkija is in a critical condition following a traffic accident in Xewkija. The police said the accident happened in Triq Santa Katerina at 4am. The woman lost control of the Nissan Almera she was driving and...

  • Muscat urges Delia to seek magisterial inquiry

    Muscat urges Delia to seek magisterial inquiry

    Updated at 2.40pm with PN reaction Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has urged Opposition leader Adrian Delia to request a magisterial inquiry into money laundering allegations which he says have haunted the PN head for the past two years. Four months...

  • No precise timeline given for reform of judicial appointments

    No precise timeline given for reform of judicial appointments

    The government is not committing itself to a precise timeline on making changes to the way members of the judiciary are appointed, which could allow it to first fill vacancies with more appointments of those close to the party in power. In a...

  • Men acting suspiciously in Gżira held by police

    Men acting suspiciously in Gżira held by police

    The police are holding two men who were caught acting suspiciously near a car in Gżira early on Sunday. In a statement, the police said the men were close to a car in Triq Sir William Reid. They were carrying tools, allegedly stolen. The men were...

  • Concrete in the countryside: MPs have yet to set a debate date

    Concrete in the countryside: MPs have yet to set a debate date

    With no date yet set for a parliamentary debate on the “biodiversity destruction” caused by ongoing roadworks in rural areas, there are concerns that by the time the matter is on the agenda it will be too late. The concerns were raised by two...

  • School clerks to be recruited through private contractors

    School clerks to be recruited through private contractors

    Full-time clerical staff at many government schools will be provided by private employment agencies instead of being engaged through the usual recruitment procedure, Times of Malta is informed. The move is aimed at filling school clerk vacancies...

  • The week at a glance - March 24, 2019

    The week at a glance - March 24, 2019

    St Joseph tradition The smell of żeppoli filled the air in Rabat on Tuesday, as the locality marked the feast of St Joseph. The traditional deep-fried choux pastry balls stuffed with ricotta are closely associated with the yearly celebration. What...

  • Today's front pages - March 24, 2019

    Today's front pages - March 24, 2019

    The following are the top stories in Sunday’s newspapers. The Sunday Times of Malta says a year after the FIAU flagged a reasonable suspicion of money laundering by Opposition leader Adrian Delia, the police investigation has hit a brick wall. In...

  • Migrants using drugs because of unjust policies

    Migrants using drugs because of unjust policies

    “Unjust policies” that leave migrants in limbo over their future is causing them to turn to drug use, a new study has revealed. The study found that many homeless migrants are being kept at Mount Carmel Hospital out of humanitarian goodwill or...

  • What police found about Delia's Soho links - and why the case has stalled

    What police found about Delia's Soho links - and why the case has stalled

    A year after the FIAU flagged a “reasonable suspicion of money laundering” by Opposition leader Adrian Delia, the police investigation has hit a brick wall.  The Sunday Times of Malta can confirm that a report by the Financial Intelligence...

  • Spring in the air

    Spring in the air

    With spring in the air what better way to enjoy Malta’s coastline than a walk through the fields near Selmun.

  • Delia says his signature was forged on documents, demands police investigation

    Delia says his signature was forged on documents, demands police investigation

    Updated at 8pm with Labour reaction  Opposition leader Adrian Delia has asked the police to investigate documents containing his signature which he says were forged. In a press conference held on Saturday evening, Dr Delia said that forged...

  • Schools ‘cannot handle’ children with disability, parents say

    Schools ‘cannot handle’ children with disability, parents say

    Parents of children with disability are concerned the education sector is not equipped to handle them, with the Commission for the Rights of Persons with Disability reporting a “sharp increase” in education-related complaints The amount of...

  • Developers' plan to trade airspace rights 'gains traction' with government

    Developers' plan to trade airspace rights 'gains traction' with government

    Updated Sunday 10.50am, adds statement by Chamber of Architects and Civil Engineers The possibility of trading airspace near village cores for further development rights in other localities was “just a concept” but appears to have gone down well...

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