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  • Gozo beauty spot turned into a stink, again

    Gozo beauty spot turned into a stink, again

    A major sewage leak has turned scenic Ras il-Ħobż in Gozo into a horrific state, for the second time in a month. Nigel Donavan has recounted how last Tuesday as he was strolling next to the Mġarr ix-Xini Tower close to Ras il-Ħobż he was stunned...

  • No discussion on Delia investigation report within the PN

    No discussion on Delia investigation report within the PN

    A week after it was revealed that the Opposition leader was part of a money-laundering investigation, none of the Nationalist Party’s internal structures have so far been convened to debate the matter. “It seems that it is all business as usual.

  • Today's front pages - December 9, 2018

    Today's front pages - December 9, 2018

    The following are the top stories in Malta's newspapers on Sunday. The Sunday Times of Malta reports that corruption costs Malta €725 million per year, according to a study by the European Greens. That is more than is spent annually on...

  • New forum will bridge gap between employers and disabled

    New forum will bridge gap between employers and disabled

    A new forum will bridge the gap between employers and the disabled community, the Commissioner for the Rights of People with a Disability, Oliver Scicluna, said on Wednesday.  Speaking during a seminar to mark World Day for People with a...

  • Prison population up over 80% in a decade

    Prison population up over 80% in a decade

    The number of prisoners at Corradino Correctional Facility increased by more than 80 per cent over a period of 10 years, the Council of Europe reported. The report, drawn up by the University of Lausanne and co-funded by the European Union and the...

  • Over 3,300 University students graduate

    Over 3,300 University students graduate

    Just over 3,340 University students graduated in almost 30 ceremonies held over the past month, the last taking place on Friday evening. A total of 2,155 graduates followed undergraduate courses and 1,186 completed postgraduate studies. The...

  • Drives over central strip, but puncture lands fleeing driver in police hands

    Drives over central strip, but puncture lands fleeing driver in police hands

    A young driver who attempted a movie-like manoeuvre to escape a police encounter on Thursday, only to be let down by a punctured tyre, was granted bail upon her arraignment on Saturday. Naomi Tanti, 24, from Mosta, had been driving through Naxxar...

  • Charity takes centre stage in Christmas edition of Pink

    Charity takes centre stage in Christmas edition of Pink

    Charity and giving take centre stage in the Christmas edition of Pink, with a focus on those who need the supplies of the food bank in Valletta and why, as well as a spotlight on the real volunteers, working behind the scenes, outside the glory...

  • On suspended sentence... arrested for drug possession

    On suspended sentence... arrested for drug possession

    A man was remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to aggravated possession of drugs upon his arraignment on Saturday, after having spent the past three months under police bail. Charleston Cassar, a 26-year old Cospicua resident was charged...

  • Muscat heckled by MEP Ana Gomes during meeting for European left

    Muscat heckled by MEP Ana Gomes during meeting for European left

    Updated 2.40pm Prime Minister Joseph Muscat called on European socialist parties to embrace a “politics of progressive disruption” on Saturday, after he was heckled by a critical Portuguese MEP, according to a report. Dr Muscat’s message for the...

  • Watch: Confronts activists at foot of Great Siege Monument, ends up hospitalised

    Watch: Confronts activists at foot of Great Siege Monument, ends up hospitalised

    Updated 5.45pm with video footage A man was hospitalised after confronting a group of people who were placing flowers and candles in memory of Daphne Caruana Galizia at the foot of the Great Siege Monument in Valletta. The man, 81, was seen,...

  • Corruption has become institutionalised - civil society group

    Corruption has become institutionalised - civil society group

    Politicians under investigation in connection with corruption allegations should suspend themselves immediately and a top police officer married to a cabinet minister should be booted from the FIAU, a civil society group said on Saturday. In a...

  • Minibus drivers say they have not been paid

    Minibus drivers say they have not been paid

    Operators engaged in the free school transport scheme say they are not being paid, with some drivers threatening to stop the service unless the matter is rectified, the Times of Malta has learnt. Operators and drivers who spoke to the Times of...

  • Marsa-Ħamrun bypass crash leaves four injured

    Marsa-Ħamrun bypass crash leaves four injured

    Updated at 12.30pm  Two people were taken to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance on Saturday morning and another two checked themselves in for treatment following a car crash on the Marsa-Ħamrun bypass. The incident happened at around 6.30am when a...

  • 'The child wasn't to blame. My wife was pregnant and she was having the baby'

    'The child wasn't to blame. My wife was pregnant and she was having the baby'

    A father of five whose wife decided to keep a baby conceived from rape said Malta should cherish its status of having among the strictest abortion laws in the world. Pro-life campaigner, Jeff Christie, 43, made the appeal when speaking to the...

  • Expect lane changes at the Marsa Junction

    Expect lane changes at the Marsa Junction

    Existing lanes will be closed, new ones opened and traffic lights shifted at the Marsa junction in the coming days as Infrastructure Malta prepares to start work on building flyovers at the site. The third phase of the €70 million project will...

  • Hooded thief robs Birkirkara store

    Hooded thief robs Birkirkara store

    A hooded robber threatened a Birkirkara shop attendant with a knife as he stole an undisclosed amount of cash in a Friday evening robbery. The man allegedly entered the shop on Triq Guze Orlando at around 8pm and emptied the cash register before...

  • Today's front pages - December 8, 2018

    Today's front pages - December 8, 2018

    These are the leading stories in local newspapers this Saturday. The Times of Malta writes that some school minibus drivers have said they are not getting paid by the government, and have threatened to stop providing their services as a...

  • Vehicle search reveals illegal weapons

    Vehicle search reveals illegal weapons

    A woman living in Mosta has been arrested after police officers found illegal weapons in her car. The 24-year-old tried to speed off in her car when she spotted the police, but was quickly stopped and apprehended. A search of her car revealed...

  • Jailed in Seychelles for corruption, but says it's a frame-up

    Jailed in Seychelles for corruption, but says it's a frame-up

    A Seychelles resident whose father is Maltese was yesterday sentenced to eight years in prison after being found guilty of corruption. Abison Degiorgio, a former complaints and communication manager at the Seychelles Anti-Corruption Commission,...

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