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  • Pedestrian hit by motorcycle

    Pedestrian hit by motorcycle

    A 49-year-old man from Sliema was seriously injured on Tuesday morning when he was hit by a motorcycle in Floriana. The police said the incident happened in Great Siege Road at 9.30am. The motorcycle, a Kymco Agility 125, was driven by a...

  • One drink too many lands man in hot water

    One drink too many lands man in hot water

    A drunk man who kicked up a racket at a Żejtun square in the early hours of Monday was granted bail upon his arraignment on Tuesday. Taxi driver Alex Bonnici, a 28-year-old Qormi resident, was at the centre of a commotion that broke out in...

  • Sicily's president in Malta for talks on gas pipeline

    Sicily's president in Malta for talks on gas pipeline

    Sicily's president Sebastiano Musumeci is in Malta for bilateral talks with the Energy Minister on the Malta-Sicily gas pipeline. During a meeting on Tuesday, Minister Joe Mizzi assured Mr Musumeci that consultation would be ongoing with further...

  • Over 1,500 money laundering 'mules' identified in Europe-wide crackdown

    Over 1,500 money laundering 'mules' identified in Europe-wide crackdown

    Maltese authorities took part in a international crackdown on money laundering that uncovered over 1,500 money 'mules' and 140 criminal organisations, Europol said. Money "mules" are individuals who are recruited by organisations as money...

  • New judge in Panama appeals case to deliver decision behind closed doors

    New judge in Panama appeals case to deliver decision behind closed doors

    The Panama Appeals saga has taken a new twist as the newly appointed judge to replace the recently retired Mr Justice Antonio Mizzi has decreed that submissions are to be made in writing within four days of notification, with the final decision to...

  • Motorists urged to completely abstain from alcohol

    Motorists urged to completely abstain from alcohol

    Motorists should abstain  from alcohol completely as even a single drink could prove costly for themselves and others, the Health Promotion Unit is insisting. The message was conveyed during a news conference on Tuesday, aimed to raise awareness...

  • NAO pleased by public discussion on Electrogas report

    NAO pleased by public discussion on Electrogas report

    The National Audit Office on Tuesday expressed satisfaction at the extensive public discussion generated by its publication relating to the Enemalta contracts to Electrogas. In a brief statement, it said that such a discussion, which also included...

  • Accused in Daphne's murder claims inhuman, degrading treatment in prison

    Accused in Daphne's murder claims inhuman, degrading treatment in prison

    One year after his arrest as one of three men charged over the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, George Degiorgio has filed a judicial letter against the prison director claiming he was a victim of inhuman and degrading treatment. Mr Degiorgio,...

  • Bullying has no place in society, let alone in Parliament, PD says

    Bullying has no place in society, let alone in Parliament, PD says

    Partit Demokratiku MP Marlene Farrugia urged the public to stand up to bullies everywhere and at all times. Bullying, she said on Tuesday, had no place anywhere in society, let alone Parliament, she said referring to Monday's Parliamentary sitting...

  • Vibrant colours are nice but not for façades, PA says

    Vibrant colours are nice but not for façades, PA says

    A Planning Authority campaign urging home owners to avoid vibrant colours on their façades has gone down well with some but slammed by others, who say authorities should be more concerned about the recent surge in high-rises. Posters shared online...

  • 'Clear deficiencies' in Daphne murder probe, press freedom organisations say

    'Clear deficiencies' in Daphne murder probe, press freedom organisations say

    Nine NGOs noted "clear deficiencies" in the ongoing investigation of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder, in a statement issued to mark one year since 10 people were arrested in a potato shed in Marsa in connection with her murder. Three of those...

  • Man injured in Żejtun accident

    Man injured in Żejtun accident

    A 27-year-old man from Marsaxlokk was grievously injured in an accident in Żejtun at midnight. The police said the accident happened in Triq tal-Barrani. The man was driving a Volkswagen Golf that was involved in a collision with a Vauxhall Astra,...

  • Watch: Bartolo rushes off when quizzed on fellow minister

    Watch: Bartolo rushes off when quizzed on fellow minister

    Updated at 8.15am with video Education Minister Evarist Bartolo opted not to answer questions on the positions of Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi and the Prime Minister’s chief of staff Keith Schembri following the Panama Papers leaks and their link...

  • Elderly woman hit by car in Luqa

    Elderly woman hit by car in Luqa

    A 78-year-old woman from Luqa was grievously injured on Monday when she was hit by a car in her hometown. The police said the accident happened in Triq San Ġorġ corner with Triq San Ġużepp at 6.30pm. The woman was hit by a Peugeot 206 that was...

  • Today's front pages - December 4, 2018

    Today's front pages - December 4, 2018

    The following are the top stories in national newspapers on Tuesday. Times of Malta says parliamentary questions show a bureau set up to locate and confiscate criminal assets remained idle for close to three years. In another story it says a...

  • Thief steals €300,000 art collection as elderly Balzan woman made him tea

    Thief steals €300,000 art collection as elderly Balzan woman made him tea

    A stolen art collection worth an estimated €300,000 was discovered in a Marsa warehouse after police tracked down the man they believe stole the artworks from an iconic Balzan palazzo. Police sources said the collection of valuable Maltese...

  • Politico names Miriam Dalli among the doers in its 28 Class of 2019

    Politico names Miriam Dalli among the doers in its 28 Class of 2019

    Labour MEP Miriam Dalli has featured in the Politico 28 Class of 2019 'doers, disrupters and dreamers who will transform Europe in the upcoming year.' The Politico magazine's newsroom selected 28 people from 28 countries. Dalli is No. 8 of the...

  • Dead man found in Marsa

    Dead man found in Marsa

    The police are investigating the death of a man whose lifeless body was found on a flight of steps in a public garden adjoining Zerafa Street in Marsa.  Sources said the body was that of a 63-year-old foreigner.  The grim discovery was made...

  • Nine-storey plans at Il-Veċċja have watchdog concerned

    Nine-storey plans at Il-Veċċja have watchdog concerned

    The Environment and Re-sources Authority has called for the safeguarded coastal area known as Il-Veċċja, in St Paul’s Bay, to be protected in the face of plans for a new nine-storey development. Developers are seeking permission for a block of...

  • Watch: Government, Opposition in claim and counter-claim during power station contract debate

    Watch: Government, Opposition in claim and counter-claim during power station contract debate

    The findings of the National Audit Office on the building of the gas power station were discussed in Parliament on Monday in an emergency debate during which the opposition highlighted shortcomings identified in the report, and the government...

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