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  • Take Wikipedia with a pinch of salt, co-founder says

    Take Wikipedia with a pinch of salt, co-founder says

    Free online encyclopaedia, Wikipedia, should be taken with a pinch of salt, co-founder Larry Sanger said. Speaking to Times of Malta, Dr Sanger said Wikipedia had been dubbed by some as “the original fake news”. However, he said, he always found...

  • Will the 2014 trend persist in 2019?

    Will the 2014 trend persist in 2019?

    There will be several points to ponder as results of the European Parliament elections come in on Sunday morning. The first result, and the most important, will be the measure of the strength of the two main parties. At the last EP elections, in...

  • Accused of domestic violence, man let off after wife's tearful pleas

    Accused of domestic violence, man let off after wife's tearful pleas

    A 49-year old man accused of domestic violence was let off with a reprimand after his wife begged the court in tears to send him home, refusing to testify against him.The man, whose name cannot be published by court order, was arraigned on...

  • PD leader Godfrey Farrugia suspects voting irregularities

    PD leader Godfrey Farrugia suspects voting irregularities

    Updated 3.20pm with video clip A blind woman who wanted to vote for Democratic Party leader Godfrey Farrugia was told there was no “Dr Farrugia” on the ballot, the PD has alleged in a complaint filed with the electoral commission. Dr Farrugia, who...

  • Elderly couple mugged after Mass terrified to leave Sliema home

    Elderly couple mugged after Mass terrified to leave Sliema home

    An elderly couple fear leaving their Sliema apartment and going outside after being mugged in broad daylight, a situation both believe is a reality for the majority of people their age. Speaking to Times of Malta as a nurse tended to wounds on...

  • Planning application for Gozo hospital taken off public database

    Planning application for Gozo hospital taken off public database

    An “incomplete” application for a master plan covering the building of a new hospital in Gozo and the refurbishment of the existing one no longer appears on the Planning Authority public database, the Times of Malta has learnt. According to the...

  • Liam Debono held in custody following re-arrest

    Liam Debono held in custody following re-arrest

    Liam Debono was remanded in custody after being charged on Saturday with breaching his bail conditions. The teenager, who is accused of the attempted murder of police constable Simon Schembri last May, was arrested on Friday after being caught...

  • Watch: Riding high with Pink

    Watch: Riding high with Pink

    The May issue of Pink, out with The Sunday Times of Malta tomorrow, offers a sneak preview of the summer trends and looks at the magazine’s anticipated upcoming fashion event at the Malta Polo Club on June 15. The Pink Fashion Show, a...

  • Today's front pages - May 25, 2019

    Today's front pages - May 25, 2019

    A court case concerning two soldiers who stand accused of having murdered a man as he was walking home just because he was black dominates front pages of newspapers this Saturday. The Times of Malta reports on the testimony of one of the two...

  • Teenage boy seriously hurt in midnight go karting crash

    Teenage boy seriously hurt in midnight go karting crash

    A teenage boy was seriously hurt in a go karting crash in the early hours of Saturday morning. The 13-year-old was racing around a go karting track at 12.30am when he allegedly crashed into tyres, injuring himself. The track is operated by a...

  • Two men hurt in fire at Msida home

    Two men hurt in fire at Msida home

    Two young men were taken to hospital late on Friday after suffering injuries in a fire at a house in Msida. The two men, aged 26 and 24 and from the Ivory Coast and Mali, were in a house on Triq Antonio Bosio when emergency services received...

  • More than 200 migrants rescued by AFM in two separate missions

    More than 200 migrants rescued by AFM in two separate missions

    Updated at 10.20am More than 200 migrants were rescued by Armed Forces of Malta officials late on Friday in two separate rescue missions. The 216 rescued people were saved as they were crossing the Mediterranean on dinghies. At least one pregnant...

  • Malta votes in European and local council elections

    Malta votes in European and local council elections

    Updated at 1.20pm Malta votes to elect new MEPs and local councillors on Saturday, as European Parliament elections get under way across the EU. Voters will be choosing six new European Parliament representatives for the nation as well as local...

  • More than 10 per cent of votes go uncollected

    More than 10 per cent of votes go uncollected

    The number of people who did not bother collecting their voting document almost doubled when compared to the 2014 European election. Data released by the Electoral Commission showed that, by midnight on Thursday, the number of uncollected voting...

  • Liam Debono back in custody after police catch him driving

    Liam Debono back in custody after police catch him driving

    A teenager accused of having run over and maimed a police officer in a 2018 hit-and-run incident is back in police custody after he was caught driving on Friday.Liam Debono, 18, was stopped by traffic police in Luqa on Friday afternoon at around...

  • Migrant construction worker in a coma after falling four storeys

    Migrant construction worker in a coma after falling four storeys

    An African construction worker is in a coma after falling down four storeys and was left at the gates of Mater Dei by his employer, Foundation for the Shelter and Support to Migrants head Ahmed Bugre said. "His employer drove him by the gate, put...

  • Court accepts Repubblika request to protect Vitals deal evidence

    Court accepts Repubblika request to protect Vitals deal evidence

    Updated at 5.35pm Civil society organisation Repubblika filed an urgent application on Friday asking the court to issue a European Investigative Order to preserve evidence which could prove vital to an eventual criminal inquiry into the VGH...

  • Bail for teenager who tried to run over policewoman

    Bail for teenager who tried to run over policewoman

    A young driver who tried to run over a policewoman last Sunday in Cospicua, was granted bail since the alleged victim had taken the witness stand on Thursday. Kurt David Azzopardi, 18, from Qormi, unemployed, was arraigned on Monday under arrest,...

  • Community service for 'bouncers' that beat Paceville clubbers

    Community service for 'bouncers' that beat Paceville clubbers

    Three of the six men accused of savagely beating two clubbers outside a Paceville club two years agowere placed under a community service order for a total of 600 hours. The incident was captured on footage that went viral on social media. Simon...

  • Watch: Workers seen dismantling structure on site of possible medieval church

    Watch: Workers seen dismantling structure on site of possible medieval church

    Workers have been spotted digging and dismantling a structure where remains of a possible medieval church were recently unearthed. The Times of Malta reported last week that remains of what historians believe could be to a Santa Marija ta’ nofs...

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