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  • Watch: Authorities 'determined' to eradicate Daphne's memory - world-renowned author

    Watch: Authorities 'determined' to eradicate Daphne's memory - world-renowned author

    World-renowned author and activist Naomi Klein said on Saturday she has never witnessed such behaviour from the authorities towards a murdered journalist, as she lay flowers at the barricades of the Daphne Caruana Galizia memorial. "Today, I...

  • Trump, Macron agree on defence after "insulting" European army spat

    Trump, Macron agree on defence after "insulting" European army spat

    Updated at 4pm US President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron agreed on Saturday on the need for more European defence spending, papering over an earlier Trump tweet that had described Macron's call for a European army as "very...

  • Motorcyclist injured after Birkirkara accident

    Motorcyclist injured after Birkirkara accident

    A motorcyclist suffered grievous injuries following an accident in Birkirkara on Friday night. Police said the 22-year-old, a resident of Birkirkara was injured after he appeared to have lost control of his motorbike in Triq in-Naxxar at...

  • At least nine dead as fires burn out of control across California

    At least nine dead as fires burn out of control across California

    Wildfires burned out of control on Friday across California, killing at least nine people in a mountain town and forcing residents to flee the upscale beach community of Malibu in the face of a monster fire storm. All nine victims were found in...

  • New Gozo Channel ticketing system will cut down 'ghost' vehicles

    New Gozo Channel ticketing system will cut down 'ghost' vehicles

    Gozo Channel is to switch to a new system for ticketing which would cut down on the huge discrepancy of vehicles which cross from Ċirkewwa but never appear to return from Gozo. Sources said the new system should also cut down on the possibility of...

  • Today's front pages - November 10, 2018

    Today's front pages - November 10, 2018

    The revelations surrounding secret company 17 Black dominated almost all of the main stories of Saturday's newspapers. Times of Malta reports that 17 Black, whose owner was on Friday revealedas power station businessman Yorgen Fenech, had its...

  • 20 million girls in developing world lack access to contraception

    20 million girls in developing world lack access to contraception

    Six million unwanted pregnancies and two million unsafe abortions could be avoided each year by helping teenage girls in developing countries to get reliable contraception, researchers said on Friday. More action is needed to help girls plan their...

  • Meetings with Malta's institutions 'useful', Venice Commission says

    Meetings with Malta's institutions 'useful', Venice Commission says

    A series of meetings with the government, the Opposition and civil society were “useful” to the Venice Commission’s work, a spokesman told the Times of Malta. Venice Commission representatives were in Malta earlier this week and held meetings with...

  • Watch: Muscat will not take action on 17 Black until inquiries are complete

    Watch: Muscat will not take action on 17 Black until inquiries are complete

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on Friday night said he would wait for ongoing inquiries into the offshore holdings of his chief of staff Keith Schembri and minister Konrad Mizzi before deciding whether action was merited following the latest 17...

  • Operation Husky pilot still ‘lives’ at Lascaris

    Operation Husky pilot still ‘lives’ at Lascaris

    The memory of airman Jesse Herman Brewer, who took part in a crucial operation in World War II, will be immortalised at the Lascaris war rooms. The air medal he received after completing several successful missions and the letters sent to his...

  • Brexit: UK minister resigns, calls for second referendum

    Brexit: UK minister resigns, calls for second referendum

    Jo Johnson, the younger brother of Boris, resigned from British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Friday, calling in a withering critique for another referendum to avoid the vassalage or chaos that he said her Brexit plans would...

  • Police silent on call to remove minister’s husband from FIAU

    Police silent on call to remove minister’s husband from FIAU

    The police would not say whether the Gozo Minister’s husband, Silvio Valletta, would be removed from the government’s anti-money laundering agency. Calls for his removal from the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit were made last month after the...

  • 'Resign now', Delia tells Mizzi, Schembri after 17 Black revelations

    'Resign now', Delia tells Mizzi, Schembri after 17 Black revelations

    Updated 6.30pm with Labour Party reaction Opposition leader Adrian Delia on Friday called for the immediate resignation of the Prime Minister's chief of staff Keith Schembri and Minister Konrad Mizzi following a report exposing the ownership of...

  • Two hospitalised after Xewkija construction site fall

    Two hospitalised after Xewkija construction site fall

    Two men were injured after falling from a height while working on a construction site in Xewkija. Police said the men, both Albanian nationals living in Gozo, were hospitalised at around 11.45am, shortly after the incident in Triq il-Madonna...

  • Passport fund ready to sell Lombard shares

    Passport fund ready to sell Lombard shares

    The National Development and Social Fund is starting the process to sell all or part of the shareholding it took on in Lombard Bank Malta. The fund, which receives revenue from the citizenship scheme acquired 49.01% of the shares of Lombard Bank...

  • Scotland to make LGBT education mandatory in 'global first'

    Scotland to make LGBT education mandatory in 'global first'

    Scotland is making it mandatory for government schools to teach LGBT+ issues in a move aimed at tackling homophobia and discrimination that it says is a global first. The government said schools would be required to adopt an "LGBT+ inclusive"...

  • And now for something completely different: Chinese robot news readers

    And now for something completely different: Chinese robot news readers

    Chinese news readers may have some new competition - artificially intelligent robot anchors that can mimic human facial expressions and mannerisms while reading out reports. The AI anchor, developed by state news agency Xinhua and tech firm Sogou...

  • Three denied bail over 870,000 cigarette smuggling find

    Three denied bail over 870,000 cigarette smuggling find

    The three men caught after taking delivery of 870,000 smuggled cigarettes on Thursday have been charged in court. The cigarettes were brought to Malta on speedboat from Sicily. They are now in the possession of the Customs Department. James...

  • Watch: Police pull man from burning car in New Jersey

    Watch: Police pull man from burning car in New Jersey

    Two New Jersey police troopers pulled an unconscious man from his burning car moments before it was engulfed in flames. ABC News reported that the driver was believed to have fallen asleep on the wheel as he was headed home from work, and suddenly...

  • Man accused of attacking, injuring girlfriend

    Man accused of attacking, injuring girlfriend

    A man has been remanded in custody after being charged with attacking his girlfriend.The 38-year-old pastizzeria owner from Santa Venera was arraigned on Friday on charges of attacking his girlfriend and slightly injuring her. The prosecution, led...

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