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  • Ukraine leader debates alone as vote frontrunner a no-show

    Ukraine leader debates alone as vote frontrunner a no-show

    Ukraine's incumbent leader on Sunday warned the country's future was in danger as he failed to lure out a comedian tipped to become the next president into a debate before a high-stakes run-off vote. The actor Volodymyr Zelensky's predictable...

  • Major Facebook outage affects millions

    Major Facebook outage affects millions

    A Facebook outage has affected millions of people in several countries, including Malta. Users reported that they have been unable to access the social network. The outage has affected most of Europe, the US and parts of Asia.   The problems are...

  • ‘Greatest weakness of safety watchdog is PR’

    ‘Greatest weakness of safety watchdog is PR’

    Sterling work carried out by the occupational safety watchdog is “grossly unappreciated” and its “greatest weakness” was in its public relations, its chairman, Labour MP Manuel Mallia, has lamented. Writing in the Occupational Health and Safety...

  • PN will prevail if it unites and speaks with conviction – Delia

    PN will prevail if it unites and speaks with conviction – Delia

    A united PN that spoke with conviction could send a strong message to the “arrogant and corrupt government”, Opposition leader Adrian Delia said on Sunday. Speaking during a political meeting in Siggiewi, Dr Delia said the next six weeks leading...

  • Muscat hits out at 'hypocrisy' of being anti-abortion and also anti-migration

    Muscat hits out at 'hypocrisy' of being anti-abortion and also anti-migration

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on Sunday called out the "hypocrisy" of those who lamented abortion as the killing of human lives, yet had had no concern for migrants stuck out at sea. “To me human life isn’t a relative issue. If there are some who...

  • Court asked to stop judicial appointments

    Court asked to stop judicial appointments

    Rule of law NGO Repubblika has filed a judicial protest seeking to stop the government from naming any new judges or magistrates under a system of appointments it says threatens the judiciary’s independence. In its protest, Repubblika says the...

  • Over 120 killed, nearly 600 wounded in Libya fighting

    Over 120 killed, nearly 600 wounded in Libya fighting

    Fighting near Tripoli has killed 121 people and wounded 561 since strongman Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive earlier this month to take the Libyan capital, the World Health Organization said on Sunday. WHO's Libya account said on Twitter the...

  • Thieves drilling through locks to burgle apartments in broad daylight

    Thieves drilling through locks to burgle apartments in broad daylight

    The police are investigating a spike in robberies in the Sliema and St Julian’s area, most of which have seen the same methods being used.  Rather than using bump keys, as they used to in the past, the thieves are now drilling through the locks,...

  • MaltaToday editor ran ‘controlled’ interview with Electrogas

    MaltaToday editor ran ‘controlled’ interview with Electrogas

    Electrogas e-mails originally leaked to assassinated journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia show MaltaToday editor Saviour Balzan agreed to run a “controlled” interview about the power station project, at a time when the government and consortium were...

  • Three killed in dramatic aircraft runway accident near Everest

    Three killed in dramatic aircraft runway accident near Everest

    A small plane veered off the runway and hit two helicopters while taking off near Mount Everest on Sunday, killing three people and injuring three, officials said. The accident happened at Lukla airport which is the main gateway to the Everest...

  • Large group of migrants evicted from Qormi house

    Large group of migrants evicted from Qormi house

    Some 50 migrants were evicted by the police on Sunday from a small apartment block in Qormi where they were living in poor conditions. A witness said the migrants were taken away in police vans escorted by several police cars after the raid in...

  • Driver seriously injured in Zabbar

    Driver seriously injured in Zabbar

    A 43-year-old man from Marsascala was seriously injured late on Friday in a car crash in Zabbar. The police in Triq Santa Tereża involved a Renault Clio driven by a 54-year-old from Zabbar and a Skoda Citigo driven by the 43-year-old. 

  • Today's front pages - April 14, 2019

    Today's front pages - April 14, 2019

    The following are the top stories in Malta's newspapers on Sunday. The Sunday Times of Malta reports that thieves are drilling through locks to burgle apartments in broad daylight, with a spike in burglaries reported in Sliema.  It also reports...

  • Young woman dies in traffic accident

    Young woman dies in traffic accident

    A young woman died when she was hit by a truck after falling off a motorcycle late on Saturday. The incident happened at about 11.30pm in Sta Lucija Avenue, Paola, when the woman, a 23-year-old German, was riding pillion on a motorcycle heading...

  • Passion Sunday: He’s a different God

    Today’s readings; Isaiah 50, 4-7; Philippians 2, 6-11; Luke 22, 14 - 23, 56. Every time we go through the Passion narrative, questions always surface that remain perplexing. Was it what Judas did that set in train the sequence of events that led...

  • ‘I am about to do a new thing’

    ‘I am about to do a new thing’

    The trees, whose leaves had been stolen, are clothed again with flowers. All the earth is in blossom, proclaiming the greatness of the Creator, because He has adorned her like a spouse. We also shed our wintery heaviness, tasting the meek air and...

  • Quotes and news - April 14, 2019

    Last Sunday – the fifth Sunday of Lent – Pope Francis reflected on the Gospel account of Jesus’s merciful response to the woman caught in adultery: “Jesus’s interlocutors were closed in by the narrowness of legalism,” the Pope said, “and they...

  • New President visits Gozo

    New President visits Gozo

    The new President last Saturday week visited Gozo. Accompanied by his wife Miriam, Dr Vella was escorted to Independence Square by the Traffic Police where he was greeted by Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana and Victoria mayor Samuel Azzopardi. Dr...

  • Blue economy in Gozo conference

    Blue economy in Gozo conference

    Members of the Commission for Natural Resources of the European Committee of the Regions recently met in Gozo. The highlight of the conference was the blue economy. With a turnover of €566 billion, EU’s blue economy generates 1.3 per cent of the...

  • Lenten pilgrimage for schoolchildren leads to Ta’ Pinu

    Lenten pilgrimage for schoolchildren leads to Ta’ Pinu

    Gozo Church Primary School students took part in a Lenten pilgrimage to Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary. Upon their arrival at the sanctuary Gozo Bishop Mario Grech celebrated Mass and blessed an image of Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu surrounded by schoolchildren. A...

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