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  • Old photos lead to emotional family reunion after decades

    Old photos lead to emotional family reunion after decades

    Equipped with just decades-old photographs and scant information about her uncle who had passed away in the 1930s, an Australian woman still managed to trace her relatives following an appeal in the Times of Malta. Coral-Anne Laurence flew over...

  • Dockyard forklifter overturns, injuring one

    Dockyard forklifter overturns, injuring one

    Updated 9.25am A 30-year-old Romanian worker was seriously hurt when a forklifter overturned at Palumbo's dockyard in Cospicua. The police said that the forklifter was being driven by another Romanian, a 20-year-old, who was not hurt. The accident...

  • Autism headband inventor paraded fake PhD

    Autism headband inventor paraded fake PhD

    A Maltese man who in 2012 gave hope to parents with autistic children, by claiming a “neurofeedback” headband he invented could help autistic youngsters, misled the public by touting false credentials as a PhD in neuroscience, The Sunday Times of...

  • Sunday lunch in Mġarr goes horribly wrong

    Sunday lunch in Mġarr goes horribly wrong

    Sunday lunch at a restaurant in Mġarr turned out to be a dramatic affair, with a fight leaving one man seriously injured. The police said that they were called to intervene at 5.30pm when things got out of hand at the restaurant in Triq il-Magħkuba.

  • Drunk drivers still getting behind the wheel in spite of lower limits

    Drunk drivers still getting behind the wheel in spite of lower limits

    Slashing drink-driving alcohol limits had little to no impact on traffic accidents, with intoxicated motorists still getting behind the wheel, according to insurers. Alcohol limits for motorists were slashed to almost half in January last year but...

  • Today's front pages: March 25, 2019

    Today's front pages: March 25, 2019

    These are the stories which made it to Monday's front pages: The Times of Malta reports on the new alcohol policy and its impact on drink-driving, as well as on the claim by Opposition leader Adrian Delia that his signature had been falsified. The...

  • 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...

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