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  • Man injured in Attard argument

    Man injured in Attard argument

    A 32-year old man from Dingli was grievously injured in an argument in Attard on Monday morning.Police said they were called to Triq L-Imdina at around 7.45am, where they found the man in his car with injuries to his face.The man appeared to have...

  • Series of armed robberies land three-year jail term

    Series of armed robberies land three-year jail term

    The perpetrator of a string of armed hold-ups has been condemned to a three-year jail term and treatment order in the hope that this would not only serve as retribution but would also guide him towards "a stable life". David Scicluna, a 34-year...

  • MFSA takes important step towards register of ultimate beneficial owners

    MFSA takes important step towards register of ultimate beneficial owners

    The Malta Financial Services Authority has developed an online platform for the Trusts Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Register, to facilitate the electronic submission of information on trusts as well as provide online access to entitled...

  • Tourist visits rose to 177,000 in November

    Tourist visits rose to 177,000 in November

    An estimated 177,000 tourists visited Malta in November, an increase of 5.9 per cent compared to the same month in 2017.According to National Statistics Office (NSO) figures, around 145,600 trips were holiday visits while around 20,000 came on...

  • Freeport handles record 3.31m containers in 2018

    Freeport handles record 3.31m containers in 2018

    Malta Freeport Terminals handled a record 3.31 million containers in 2018, the company said in a statement on Monday.  More than 2,200 vessels called at the Freeport over the past 12 months, the company said in a statement. This week alone, the...

  • Young PN activists ‘unwilling’ to toe the party line

    Young PN activists ‘unwilling’ to toe the party line

    Members of the Nationalist Party’s youth section are adamantly opposing attempts to endorse a unanimous resolution expressing confidence in embattled leader Adrian Delia, Times of Malta has learnt. Party sources who spoke on condition of...

  • Indonesia recovers second black box, human remains from Lion Air crash

    Indonesia recovers second black box, human remains from Lion Air crash

    The cockpit voice recorder from an Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed in October has been recovered, officials said Monday, a discovery that could be critical to explaining why a brand new plane fell out of the sky just after take-off. The...

  • PN MPs left in the dark as Delia fails to reconvene group

    PN MPs left in the dark as Delia fails to reconvene group

    Embattled Nationalist leader Adrian Delia has still not called a meeting of his parliamentary group despite the fact parliament will reconvene on Monday evening after the Christmas recess. In a message to MPs, party whip Robert Cutajar provided...

  • Thailand to make it rain as pollution chokes Bangkok

    Thailand to make it rain as pollution chokes Bangkok

    Thailand is set to deploy rainmaking planes to seed clouds in an effort to tackle the pall of pollution that has shrouded the capital in recent weeks. The weather modification technique involves dispersing chemicals into the air to aid cloud...

  • Watch: Polish mayor dies after being stabbed on stage

    Watch: Polish mayor dies after being stabbed on stage

    Updated at 3.10pm - Mayor succumbs to injuries A knife-wielding assailant stabbed the mayor of the Polish port city of Gdansk in front of hundreds of people at a charity event on Sunday evening. The mayor, who spent five hours in surgery,...

  • Chadwick Lakes to be restored - PA

    Chadwick Lakes to be restored - PA

    Chadwick Lakes is to restored and rehabilitated, with dams fixed, debris removed and an intrusive playground built in the 1990s removed. The rehabilitation project, which was approved by the Planning Authority’s Planning Commission, will see the...

  • Simone Vella Lenicker elected Kamra tal-Periti president

    Simone Vella Lenicker elected Kamra tal-Periti president

    Architect Simone Vella Lenicker has been elected president of the Kamra tal-Periti at the chamber's recent AGM, replacing Alex Torpiano.  Announcing the appointment, the chamber said Ms Vella Lenicker had served in various roles within for the...

  • May heads to Brexit-backing city to make last-ditch plea to rebel MPs

    May heads to Brexit-backing city to make last-ditch plea to rebel MPs

    Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday repeat weekend warnings to MPs poised to reject her EU divorce deal that failing to deliver Brexit would be "catastrophic" for British democracy. On the eve of Tuesday's monumental vote in parliament on...

  • Fines of up to €5,000 for injuring educators

    Fines of up to €5,000 for injuring educators

    People found guilty of threatening or injuring educators could face a fine of up to €5,000, according to a revised Education Bill to be presented in Parliament. The Education Ministry is pledging to introduce harsher penalties through a provision...

  • Today's front pages - January 14, 2019

    Today's front pages - January 14, 2019

    These are the leading stories featured in Monday's newspapers:The Times of Malta reports that legislators are set to introduce harsher fines for injuring educators, after a union survey among teachers suggested that the majority had been victims...

  • Busuttil identifies ‘avenues for justice’ on Panama Papers

    Busuttil identifies ‘avenues for justice’ on Panama Papers

    It is not the end of the road for the Panama Papers scandal, with former Opposition leader Simon Busuttil saying that “a number of avenues for justice” remain.   The Criminal Court last week turned down a request for an inquiry into the local...

  • Motorbike passenger hurt in San Ġwann tumble

    Motorbike passenger hurt in San Ġwann tumble

    A woman riding pillion on the back of a motorcycle was taken to hospital after being injured in a fall in San Ġwann on Sunday. The woman, who is 51 and lives in Msida, was on the back of a Honda bike on Triq Birkirkara when the man driving it, who...

  • 'I drank a bottle of vodka and tied a hangman’s noose'

    'I drank a bottle of vodka and tied a hangman’s noose'

    A successful facade can hide a history of childhood violence that reaches far into adulthood. A young musician who was on the brink of killing himself shares his story with Ramona Depares in the hope that it may help give others a voice. Adults...

  • Corinthia given rights to reclaim and build on peninsula seabed

    Corinthia given rights to reclaim and build on peninsula seabed

    The government has granted unlimited rights to the Corinthia Group to reclaim the seabed around the peninsula it occupies at St George’s Bay and build on it. According to a still unpublished draft deed, negotiated by Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi,...

  • Child, 5, seriously hurt in Mosta traffic incident

    Child, 5, seriously hurt in Mosta traffic incident

    A five-year-old boy was seriously hurt when he bumped into a moving car while crossing the road in Mosta, the police said on Sunday evening. The child was crossing the road in Triq Nicolo’ Isourd when he hit into the side of a Honda Civic being...

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