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  • Man living in warehouse causes fracas

    Man living in warehouse causes fracas

    A man who lived in a warehouse was fined €800 by a court on Sunday after admitting to an altercation with his boss over unpaid wages.   Adrian Wiencek, a Pole, came to Malta to work and had been living at a warehouse, where he worked as a...

  • PN will once again have to clean up Labour's mess, Delia says

    PN will once again have to clean up Labour's mess, Delia says

    The Nationalist Party will not shy away from cleaning up the mess that Prime Minister Joseph Muscat will leave behind when he bows out of local politics, PN leader Adrian Delia said on Sunday.  Speaking at a party gathering in Msida, Dr Delia said...

  • Government to unveil sports strategy in coming weeks - PM

    Government to unveil sports strategy in coming weeks - PM

    The government will be unveiling a new sports strategy in the coming weeks as part of efforts to raise standards, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced on Sunday. Addressing Labour Party supporters in Siġġiewi, Dr Muscat, who has just returned...

  • Will Youtube become a cash cow for local content creators?

    Will Youtube become a cash cow for local content creators?

    Could Malta be about to see an explosion in its fledgling community of YouTube content creators? With the long-awaited announcement that Maltese video makers will finally be able to monetise their work, the country’s most popular YouTuber believes...

  • Inside the suspected Algerian visa scandal

    Inside the suspected Algerian  visa scandal

    As an Air Malta flight to Algiers revs up its engines, the crew give each other a knowing glance. It will be another easy flight. Of the over 100 passengers booked on the flight, only eight have actually turned up. Air Malta’s former general sales...

  • Today's front pages - March 17, 2019

    Today's front pages - March 17, 2019

    The following are the top stories in Malta's newspapers on Sunday. The Sunday Times of Malta interviews the Algerian man who made allegations about irregularities in the granting of Maltese visas in Algeria. It also reports how a Briton has...

  • Sexual abuse by priest revealed 40 years on

    Sexual abuse by priest revealed 40 years on

    A British man who claims to have suffered repeated sexual abuse at the hands of a Maltese priest in a local school four decades ago, when he was 10 years old, has finally decided to open up about the harrowing experience that scarred him for...

  • Guidelines for parliamentary petitions still not finalised

    Guidelines for parliamentary petitions still not finalised

    It is yet unclear how parliamentary petitions, some of which have garnered thousands of signatures, are being processed.  During a recent House Business Committee meeting, Democratic Party MP Godfrey Farrugia questioned why the petitions committee...

  • Early school-leavers suffer from ‘intense health-related problems’

    Early school-leavers suffer from ‘intense health-related problems’

    Students who leave school early report suffering from “intense health-related problems” more than those who further their studies, a study has confirmed.  Published on Friday, a study by lead researcher Milosh Raykov and the National Observatory...

  • Standard and Poor’s affirms Malta’s rating with positive outlook

    Standard and Poor’s affirms Malta’s rating with positive outlook

    The Finance Ministry has welcomed the latest credit rating report, published by Standard and Poor’s, which affirmed Malta’s short and long-term sovereign credit rating with a positive outlook. Standard and Poor’s attributes Malta’s positive rating...

  • Watch: Defiant owner embraces wild cat in Fgura

    Watch: Defiant owner embraces wild cat in Fgura

    The owner of a wild cat being controversially kept on top of a Fgura house hit back at critics by uploading a video showing him embracing the exotic animal feared by many. Etienne Gracey uploaded the clip on the social media network showing him...

  • Gaming giant gets licence for Malta

    Gaming giant gets licence for Malta

    Gibraltar-based gaming group 888 Holdings has moved a step closer to shift some of its operations to Malta in a bid to counter Brexit insecurity. The company announced in its 2018 financial results, announced a few days ago, it had obtained a...

  • Stop trying to silence journalists, activists, says Turkish reporter facing jail

    Stop trying to silence journalists, activists, says Turkish reporter facing jail

    Updated 4.15pm with PL reaction Attempts to silence journalists and activists should not go unnoticed, a Turkish journalist who is currently facing a prison term of 13 months, urged the Maltese public on Saturday. Addressing journalists alongside...

  • Malta ratifies protocol to elimination of discrimination against women convention

    Malta ratifies protocol to elimination of discrimination against women convention

    Malta has signed and ratified an optional protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (Cedaw). The protocol grants additional rights to women who have suffered discrimination. Though Malta ratified...

  • No more single-use plastics at PD events

    No more single-use plastics at PD events

    The Democratic Party has pledged to cut all single-use plastics from its events and challenged other political parties to do the same. "It's time to cut the crap," MEP candidate Camilla Appelgren said, adding that one of the reasons she joined PD...

  • Man pleads not guilty to threatening estranged partner with gun and knife

    Man pleads not guilty to threatening estranged partner with gun and knife

    A 42-year-old man who works in a bakery pleaded not guilty to threatening his estranged partner with a gun and a knife. He was granted bail against a deposit of €500 and a personal guarantee of €8,000. Derin Mangion, from Ħal Far, who has a...

  • Another tower block planned... this time in Żebbuġ - AD

    Another tower block planned... this time in Żebbuġ - AD

    A development application for a 14-storey block, 11 of the above street level on the site of the Toyota showroom in Triq l-Imdina, Żebbuġ, has been filed. Addressing a news conference, AD chairman Carmel Cacopardo said the applicant was seeking...

  • Briton wanted for fraud in UK arrested in Gozo

    Briton wanted for fraud in UK arrested in Gozo

    A 55-year-old Briton who is wanted in the UK over allegations of defrauding his 82-year-old partner with whom he has been living in Għajnsielem for a number of years has been remanded in custody after objecting to an extradition request. Mark...

  • Man charged with possession of 15kg cannabis

    Man charged with possession of 15kg cannabis

    A car dealer from Siġġiewi has been remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to trafficking cannabis and cocaine. Although no details were divulged during the arraignment on Saturday, before duty Magistrate Claire Stafrace Zammit, police...

  • Tolerance to diversity, equal pay and the environment

    Tolerance to diversity, equal pay and the environment

    As member states prepare for May’s European Parliament elections, the latest Parlemeter survey shows a growing appreciation of the EU by Europeans and an improved awareness on the forthcoming European Parliament elections.  In Malta, where...

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