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  • 'Incomprehensible' that Michael Farrugia has not offered resignation - de Marco

    'Incomprehensible' that Michael Farrugia has not offered resignation - de Marco

    It is “incomprehensible” that Home Affairs Minister Michael Farrugia has not offered to resign after two soldiers were charged with a racially-motivated murder, Nationalist Party MP Mario de Marco has argued. “The Prime Minister should have been...

  • Breach of bail puts man in jail for 9 months

    Breach of bail puts man in jail for 9 months

    The man currently facing proceedings for allegedly abducting his estranged wife and subjecting her to a three-day ordeal in an underground chamber beneath Fort Ricasoli has been jailed nine months besides and had €63,000 forfeited for breaching...

  • Foundations laid down for €6.2 million housing project in Birkirkara

    Foundations laid down for €6.2 million housing project in Birkirkara

    Foundations have been laid down for a "massive" social housing project in Birkirkara, the Parliamentary Secretary for Housing Roderick Galdes said. Mr Galdes was speaking at a site visit for the project, which will see 73 apartments being built in...

  • Man seriously injured in fall at construction site

    Man seriously injured in fall at construction site

    A man was seriously injured when he fell at a construction site on Tuesday morning. The accident happened in Triq l-Imdina, Qormi at 7.40am. He fell after losing his balance. The police said the man was a foreigner but his name has not yet been...

  • Schembri, Mizzi enjoy ‘total impunity’ with Muscat’s protection – Council of Europe

    Schembri, Mizzi enjoy ‘total impunity’ with Muscat’s protection – Council of Europe

    Masterminds behind Caruana Galizia assassination still at large, Council of Europe report notes Scathing report highlights serious damage that can be done by Malta's dysfunctional system  Weaknesses a 'source of vulnerability' for all of...

  • PD MEP candidate Camilla Appelgren quits Facebook

    PD MEP candidate Camilla Appelgren quits Facebook

    Updated at 11.45am with Ms Appelgren's comments Democratic Party member and MEP candidate Camilla Appelgren's Facebook account and page went offline on Tuesday, one day after a social media frenzy exposed internal rifts within the PD. Searches for...

  • Three injured as flagpole comes crashing on them

    Three injured as flagpole comes crashing on them

    Three men were injured, two of them grievously, as a flagpole came crashing on them while they were taking it down in Fgura. The police said the accident happened on Monday on the roof of a residence in Triq Mahatma Gandhi at 6pm. Two men, aged 49...

  • Today's front pages - May 21, 2019

    Today's front pages - May 21, 2019

    These are the main stories in Tuesday’s newspapers. Times of Malta says the two soldiers facing criminal charges over the racially-motivated murder of a migrant were suspended from their duties following a special order by President George Vella.

  • PL, PN billboards defaced

    PL, PN billboards defaced

    Political billboards belonging to Malta's two largest parties have been defaced with graffiti by a group calling itself Billboard Guerillas. As another election approached, the country has yet again been plastered with stupid and meaningless...

  • Malta-Gozo helicopter service plans get off the ground

    Malta-Gozo helicopter service plans get off the ground

    A call for proposals for a helicopter service between Malta and Gozo has been issued. The call was launched by state company Malta Air Travel Ltd (Malta Medair) on Monday. Read: Time for a Malta-Gozo air link? Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said...

  • Evidence on migrant murder to be presented in court on Friday

    Evidence on migrant murder to be presented in court on Friday

    Updated at 4.55pm Evidence against two soldiers charged with the racially motivated murder of a man will be detailed in court on Friday, Times of Malta is informed. Francesco Fenech, 21, and Lorin Scicluna, 22, stand accused of having shot Lassana...

  • Delia insists on migrant murder inquiry, study on army recruitment

    Delia insists on migrant murder inquiry, study on army recruitment

    PN leader Adrian Delia on Monday reiterated his call for an independent and transparent inquiry into whether the murder of Ivorian migrant Lassana Cisse on April 6 could have been avoided. Two soldiers who joined the AFM in 2017 were accused of...

  • Abortion issue divides the Democratic Party

    Abortion issue divides the Democratic Party

    The Democratic Party was split down the middle on Monday as officials took to social media to announce their differing positions on abortion. The Nationalist and Democratic parties earlier on Monday said they had both signed a pledge to bring...

  • Cyclists fear Marsa bicycle lane

    Cyclists fear Marsa bicycle lane

    Cyclists have raised safety concerns over a bicycle lane on the new Aldo Moro Road, in Marsa, which they say is constantly being intruded upon by cars driving at high speed and putting their lives at risk. The new six-lane northbound road was...

  • ‘No permit needed’ for valley pathway works, says PA

    ‘No permit needed’ for valley pathway works, says PA

    Rural pathways leading to Lunzjata Valley, in the limits of Santa Katerina, a hamlet in Rabat, are being given a concrete surface and the Planning Authority says no permits are required. Rabat residents who frequently go for walks along these...

  • 'I am Maltese too', black teenager tells PL activity as Muscat underlines integration

    'I am Maltese too', black teenager tells PL activity as Muscat underlines integration

    A Maltese black teenager addressed a Labour Party political activity on Monday to appeal for integration in the wake of a brutal murder of an Ivorian migrant. Describing herself as “ethnically Ethiopian, but Maltese”, 14-year-old Thea Mizzi...

  • Planemaker Britten-Norman to set up Malta training base

    Planemaker Britten-Norman to set up Malta training base

    British planemaker Britten-Norman is to set up a training base in Malta.  A heads of agreement was signed on Monday between Malta Industrial Parks and the company The company is to invest €1 million over a three-year period and create 14 new ...

  • Tourist seriously injured in Gozo traffic accident

    Tourist seriously injured in Gozo traffic accident

    A French woman was seriously injured on Monday afternoon when she was hit by a car driven by a Briton in Gozo. The police said the accident happened in Republic Street, Victoria, at about 2.30pm. The Briton, a 46-year-old resident in Għarb, was...

  • Just 19 teachers in all Malta have specialised dyslexia training - PN

    Just 19 teachers in all Malta have specialised dyslexia training - PN

    One in every 10 students in Malta has dyslexia but there are only 19 teachers specialised in teaching people with the condition, Nationalist Party MP Francis Zammit Dimech said on Monday. He was speaking at a conference during which the party...

  • €10million from passports scheme to be used for health centres revamp

    €10million from passports scheme to be used for health centres revamp

    Health centres across the island will undergo a facelift thanks to €10million from passport sales have been handed over to the health authorities, the government announced on Monday. During a signing ceremony, the €10million were handed over to...

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