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  • ‘The reason they’re coming here is Game of Thrones’

    ‘The reason they’re coming here is Game of Thrones’

    Nine years ago, before anyone knew how huge it was going to be, the HBO TV series’ first season was partly filmed in Malta. Some of those involved look back at those fateful shoots ahead of the final episode out tonight. Every Saturday for the...

  • Burglars are coming to Malta as a 'working holiday', police suspect

    Burglars are coming to Malta as a 'working holiday', police suspect

    The police believe that the people behind the recent spate of burglaries belong to a gang who came to Malta on “working holidays”. Sources close to the investigation said the police had made little progress in identifying the culprits behind the...

  • 'We have to nip racism in the bud,' say PD MEP candidates

    'We have to nip racism in the bud,' say PD MEP candidates

    Ensuring equal pay for equal work, enforcing dignified standards of accommodation and educating people about Malta’s own migration history are all key in battling against racism, the Democratic Party said. In a statement issued on Sunday, the PD’s...

  • Murder suspicions lead police to illegal weapons and drugs

    Murder suspicions lead police to illegal weapons and drugs

    A man who police originally suspected of being involved in the murder of an Ivorian migrant was charged on Sunday with drug trafficking and posseson of several illegal weapons, including a crossbow. The man, whose identity cannot be revealed by...

  • Nurse charged with raping woman several times

    Nurse charged with raping woman several times

    A 36-year-old nurse has been remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to raping a woman several times in recent months. Prince Aftab, 36, from Pakistan and who has been living in Malta for the past 10 years, was charged on Sunday morning...

  • 'They were only guilty of being black' - Joseph Muscat

    'They were only guilty of being black' - Joseph Muscat

    The only thing that three men shot at on April 6 were guilty of was being black, Joseph Muscat said on Sunday. Addressing party supporters in Qormi, the Labour leader dedicated most of his speech to the murder of Lassana Cisse in Triq il-Ġebel,...

  • Could Lassana Cisse's murder have been prevented, asks Adrian Delia

    Could Lassana Cisse's murder have been prevented, asks Adrian Delia

    Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia on Sunday called for an independent inquiry into whether the Armed Forces of Malta could have done anything to prevent the murder of Ivorian national Lassana Cisse, allegedly by two of its members.“We should...

  • Man seriously hurt after crashing into tree

    Man seriously hurt after crashing into tree

    A Pieta’ man who lost control of his pick-up and smashed into a tree on Sunday morning is in hospital with serious injuries, the police said in a statement. The 26-year-old was driving a Mazda B2500 when he crashed on Triq Dicembru 13 in Marsa at...

  • Two soldiers plead not guilty to murdering Ivorian man

    Two soldiers plead not guilty to murdering Ivorian man

    Updated at 4pm Two soldiers have pleaded not guilty to the racially-motivated murder of a migrant and the attempted murder of two others in Ħal Far last month.Moreover, they have also been charged with a hit-and-run incident which happened in the...

  • Body found off Comino following search for missing fisherman

    Body found off Comino following search for missing fisherman

    A man’s dead body has been found off Comino by Armed Forces of Malta personnel, the police said on Sunday. The body is believed to be that of a 67-year-old Mosta man who was fishing from the shore of Comino on Saturday. AFM personnel spent much of...

  • 'A racism wake-up call, not a random act': activists call for decisive action

    'A racism wake-up call, not a random act': activists call for decisive action

    What appears to be Malta’s first case of racially-motivated murder should serve as a “wake-up call” about what happens when racism is allowed to fester without being addressed, a group of 60 civil society groups said on Sunday. “For too long we...

  • The week at a glance - May 19, 2019

    The week at a glance - May 19, 2019

    Pick of our pictures Lost migrants remembered Archbishop Charles Scicluna on Wednesday was among those who paid tribute to the 850 people who died in an attempt to reach Italy from Libya in 2015. A long-awaited memorial plaque was laid down at the...

  • Architects want homes to come with ‘service history’

    Architects want homes to come with ‘service history’

    Before buying a second-hand car most would ask about its service history, whether it has been involved in any major accidents and how well it has been generally taken care of. Cars come with log books but a diligent car owner also keeps records.

  • Today's front pages - May 19, 2019

    Today's front pages - May 19, 2019

    The Sunday Times of Malta reports on the arrest of two men suspected of killing a man in a racially-motivated attack last month. The newspaper also gives prominence to its second European election survey, which suggests Labour’s lead has narrowed...

  • Labour on track to capture 55 per cent of vote, poll suggests

    Labour on track to capture 55 per cent of vote, poll suggests

    The Labour Party still enjoys a big lead over the Nationalist Party, even though the gap has narrowed, according to a second survey commissioned by The  Sunday Times of Malta ahead of next weekend’s European Parliament elections. According to the...

  • Elderly Sliema couple mugged in broad daylight

    Elderly Sliema couple mugged in broad daylight

    An elderly couple was mugged in broad daylight in Sliema on Saturday, in a violent incident which left a 91-year-old man grievously injured. The mugging happened on the corner of Triq Nicolo Isouard and Triq Dun Karm and was reported to police at...

  • Lucky punter wins €820,000 jackpot

    Lucky punter wins €820,000 jackpot

    A lucky punter won the €820,000 Quaterno+ jackpot on Saturday, Maltco said in a brief statement. The winning ticket was purchased in St Paul’s Bay.  The numbers drawn were 71 • 23 • 75 • 6 • 27 / 56 • 81 • 8. With the jackpot secured this week,...

  • Gozitans are being taken for a ride with 32-year-old ferry - PN

    Gozitans are being taken for a ride with 32-year-old ferry - PN

    Buying a 32-year-old ship to bolster Gozo Channel’s fleet is just not good enough for Gozitans and would just add to the country’s environmental woes, Nationalist Party MEP candidate Michael Briguglio said on Saturday. Speaking alongside PN MP...

  • Minister ‘inspects’ latest addition to Gozo Channel fleet

    Minister ‘inspects’ latest addition to Gozo Channel fleet

    The MV Nikolaos, a 1987 Ro-Ro passenger ship, will be crossing the Mediterranean from Greece in the coming days to join the three current Gozo Channel vessels this summer. Confirming a Times of Malta story published last Thursday, Gozo Minister...

  • Beware a digital tax 'quick fix', Scicluna warns EU colleagues

    Beware a digital tax 'quick fix', Scicluna warns EU colleagues

    Introducing an EU-wide digital tax would be a “quick fix” that could leave Europeans significantly worse off, Finance Minister Edward Scicluna argued at an ECOFIN Council held in Brussels on Saturday. “The impact on us could be serious and...

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