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  • Another 107 find work between March and April

    Another 107 find work between March and April

    Another 107 people – 89 of them male - found work between March and April this year, driving the unemployment numbers down even further. In April, the number of persons registering for work stood at 1,847 decreasingby 28.3 per cent when compared...

  • Government denies involvement in attack on Manuel Delia's website

    Government denies involvement in attack on Manuel Delia's website

    Updated 5.53pm with government denial - The government on Monday afternoon denied any involvement in an attack on blogger Manuel Delia's website. Mr Delia said earlier he had filed a report to the police Cyber Crime Unit after his website was...

  • Maltese forced to get cannabis on black market – lobby group

    Maltese forced to get cannabis on black market – lobby group

    Thousands of Maltese citizens would be stigmatised and forced into a black market for cannabis, as a result of an “unjust and poor social policy”, a lobby group said on Monday. The organisation called Releaf said it was disappointed that the...

  • Safety net at Għar Lapsi needs to be replaced

    Safety net at Għar Lapsi needs to be replaced

    Preventive measures have been taken to continue restricting access to the part known as ‘west cove’ in Għar Lapsi, Siġġiewi. This is being done with the aim of protecting the safety of the public as much as possible due to falling rocks. The...

  • FBI may go ahead and testify in Caruana Galizia case, court decides

    FBI may go ahead and testify in Caruana Galizia case, court decides

    The court has blocked an attempt by one of Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder suspects to stop the FBI from testifying in the compilation of evidence on Tuesday. In her judgment, Madam Justice Lorraine Schembri Orland described the attempt by...

  • Pick-up truck falls into Qormi valley

    Pick-up truck falls into Qormi valley

    A pick-up truck fell into a Qormi valley on Sunday night, leaving one of the passengers seriously injured. The incident happened in Għar Ħanżir at 11.30pm. Police said the car was being driven by a 23-year-old man from Mosta, and that there were...

  • Addolorata hill trees may be uprooted for Sta Luċija underpass

    Addolorata hill trees may be uprooted for Sta Luċija underpass

    A kilometre-long row of trees along the Addolorata hill in Paola will have to make way for a €20 million project to widen the road and build an underpass at Santa Luċija roundabout. The project will also result in the loss of a significant stretch...

  • Transport Malta e-mails passed on to Electrogas by minister himself

    Transport Malta e-mails passed on to Electrogas by minister himself

    Konrad Mizzi handed over internal Transport Malta correspondence on the power station project to Electrogas businessman Yorgen Fenech, according to leaked e-mails. The Electrogas electronic mail, dated February 2016, shows that a Transport Malta...

  • Today's front pages: May 21, 2018

    Today's front pages: May 21, 2018

    Good morning. The Times of Malta revealed that Transport Malta e-mails were leaked to an Electrogas director by the minister himself. It also carries a story about the Addolorata trees, saying that they might have to be uprooted. In-Nazzjon...

  • Embryo protection petition impossible to sign - Gift of Life

    Embryo protection petition impossible to sign - Gift of Life

    The Gift of Life Foundation has called on Speaker Anġlu Farrugia to launch an independent investigation into why a parliamentary petition for people to voice their opposition to embryo freezing had become impossible to sign. The foundation said...

  • Scourge of marine plastic litter: a search for solutions

    Scourge of marine plastic litter: a search for solutions

    Industry is being driven by consumers to take action after decades of plastic waste leaking into the seas, causing unknown damage to the environment and health. Anne Zammit reports on PolyTalk 2018, an international forum held in St Julian’s last...

  • The laundry man who leaves no stain unturned

    The laundry man who leaves no stain unturned

    While money laundering is rife, Kristina Chetcuti takes time out to find out about a different kind of laundering… the real one… and meets theman who has made stain removal his life’s mission. He paws at the stain, peers at it closely, sniffs it,...

  • Children to be screened for coeliac disease

    Children to be screened for coeliac disease

    Discussions on screening children in Malta for coeliac disease, part of a larger Mediterranean project, are nearing their conclusion, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. The disease will be detected by a blood drop from the fingertip, causing...

  • Penalties for violence in schools set to increase

    Penalties for violence in schools set to increase

    The government is working on legislation to increase the penalties for violence in schools, The Sunday Times of Malta has been told. According to a spokeswoman for the Education Ministry, the government is working on new legislation, the ultimate...

  • €100,000 income for former Labour minister through appointments

    €100,000 income for former Labour minister through appointments

    Former Labour minister and current MP Manuel Mallia is in a much better financial position than when he served in Joseph Muscat’s Cabinet, The Sunday Time of Malta can reveal. Various political appointments since the last election are boosting his...

  • Interpol tip-off sends Maltese paedophile to jail

    Interpol tip-off sends Maltese paedophile to jail

    A tip-off from Interpol, which constantly monitors the internet for child porn activity, has led to the arrest and imprisonment of a Maltese paedophile. The arrest came just two years after the man had been released from jail after serving a...

  • The week at a glance - May 20, 2018

    The week at a glance - May 20, 2018

    Nation shocked by hit-and-run Liam Debono, 17, was charged with trying to kill a police officer in Luqa on Tuesday morning in a hit-and run incident that shocked the country. He pleaded not guilty to a series of charges and was remanded in custody.

  • Unesco says 'no' to laguna at lower Fort St Elmo

    Unesco says 'no' to laguna at lower Fort St Elmo

    Unesco experts have put the brakes on a proposal to create an artificial laguna at St Elmo’s parade grounds, MaltaToday has reported. The experts have now ordered a heritage impact assessment for the fortifications. The newspaper said that a plan...

  • Delia vows PN government would give back ‘stolen’ money from energy over-billing

    Delia vows PN government would give back ‘stolen’ money from energy over-billing

    Opposition leader Adrian Delia on Sunday vowed that a PN government would hand back the money “stolen” from people being overbilled for their energy consumption. Speaking on Radio 101, Dr Delia said the government had created a system whereby...

  • Rescuers take elderly woman out of building after roof caves in

    Rescuers take elderly woman out of building after roof caves in

    An elderly woman was assisted out of her home by civil protection officers on Sunday after a roof caved in and she was trapped inside. The incident happened in Triq Clarens, Pietà at around 10.45am. The woman’s husband managed to get out on his...