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  • Jail for man who ignored bail book time window

    Jail for man who ignored bail book time window

    A man has landed a one-month effective jail term after playing fast and loose with a bail condition whereby he was to sign the bail book within a time-limit prescribed by the court. Clayton Cremona, 33 from St Venera, was arraigned under arrest on...

  • Stunned migrants are released after repatriation flight from Italy develops a fault

    Stunned migrants are released after repatriation flight from Italy develops a fault

    Fifteen Tunisian migrants who were about to be repatriated to their country by Italy were surprised to be released last week after their repatriation flight developed a fault at Rome’s Fiumicino airport. Italian media said the migrants, who had...

  • Watch: Rescuers search for survivors after Asia's super typhoon

    Watch: Rescuers search for survivors after Asia's super typhoon

    Hopes of finding survivors in the rubble of a huge landslide in the Philippines faded on Monday as rescuers in a remote mountainous region struggled to reach dozens of people feared trapped, two days after a powerful typhoon struck. Some 300...

  • Rental prices pressure employers to raise wages

    Rental prices pressure employers to raise wages

    The rocketing prices of property and rent are putting employers under extreme pressure to upgrade the wages for their staff, who are complaining that they cannot make ends meet. According to Malta Employers’ Association director general Joe...

  • Needles found in strawberries in two more Australian states

    Needles found in strawberries in two more Australian states

    Needles have been found inside strawberries in two more Australian states, police said on Monday, broadening a health scare that has caused supermarkets to recall brands and farmers to dump fruit amid the peak growing season. One man in the state...

  • Scots couple who eloped are laid to rest in Malta

    Scots couple who eloped are laid to rest in Malta

    A nurse and a dentist who eloped to Malta decades ago to get married, have been laid to rest on their “sunshine isle”. British Army Dental Officer William Barr Cockburn and Patricia McGrane escaped family disapproval in Scotland to tie the knot...

  • Salvini bans Aquarius, even before it returns to rescue zone

    Salvini bans Aquarius, even before it returns to rescue zone

    Updated Monday 11.40 Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has warned migrant rescue ship Aquarius it will again not be allowed to dock in an Italian port, just two days after it set out on a fresh rescue mission. The Aquarius is heading back...

  • Court allows Delia to summon the AG as witness in Egrant report case

    Court allows Delia to summon the AG as witness in Egrant report case

    A request by Opposition leader Adrian Delia to summon the Attorney General as a witness in the Egrant report case was upheld by the civil court on Monday. The proceedings stem from a constitutional application filed by Dr Delia requesting the...

  • Billboards on government projects do not need permit – PA

    Billboards on government projects do not need permit – PA

    Billboards advertising public work being carried out by the government do not require permits to be put up as long as they are removed upon the project’s completion, it has emerged. Times of Malta sought information on the matter from the Planning...

  • A tower too far? - Huge decision for the PA on Thursday

    A tower too far? - Huge decision for the PA on Thursday

    The Planning Authority is on Thursday expected to decide whether to grant permission for the db Group’s proposed 38-storey tower and 17-storey hotel at the Institute of Tourism Studies (ITS) site in St George’s Bay. But with lingering policy...

  • Theresa May: My deal or no deal

    Theresa May: My deal or no deal

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned rebels in her party that the alternative to her potential Brexit deal with the EU is no deal. The United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on March 29 and yet little is clear: There is, so far, no full...

  • Australian company charged life insurance premiums to dead clients

    Australian company charged life insurance premiums to dead clients

    Australia's biggest listed wealth manager AMP Ltd charged life insurance premiums to dead customers even after concerns over the practice were raised by a staff member, a powerful misconduct inquiry heard on Monday. The disclosures at the inquiry,...

  • Japanese submarine conducts first drills in disputed South China Sea

    Japanese submarine conducts first drills in disputed South China Sea

    A Japanese submarine joined a naval drill in the South China Sea for the first time, the Ministry of Defence said on Monday, in an escalation of Japanese activity in the disputed waterway claimed by China and others. The Maritime Self Defense...

  • Waiting lists of the elderly seeking homes lengthen

    Waiting lists of the elderly seeking homes lengthen

    The government’s carer-at-home scheme, billed as a way for incapacitated elders to be cared for in their home while reducing waiting lists for government residences, has only been modestly successful, with figures showing that waiting lists have...

  • Son, meet your gay parents

    Son, meet your gay parents

    “Where’s your mummy? She’ll be here soon,” a customer cooed over baby John, who was being held tightly in his father’s arms at the pharmacy. John (not his real name) just giggled back. But for his parents, Clayton Mercieca and Christian Vella, the...

  • PN MPs called to meeting after ‘disarray’ complaints

    PN MPs called to meeting after ‘disarray’ complaints

    Nationalist Party MPs have been called to a parliamentary group meeting on September 24, following complaints by several MPs of “disarray” and a lack of coherence within the group. The Times of Malta reported on Friday that MPs were feeling...

  • Today's front pages - September 17, 2018

    Today's front pages - September 17, 2018

    Good morning the following are the top stories in Malta's newspapers. Times of Malta says rental prices are creating upward pressure on wages. It also reports the arraignment on Sunday of a man from the Ivory Coast accused of the murder of a...

  • Excavation works proceed despite discovery of historic remains

    Excavation works proceed despite discovery of historic remains

    Massive excavation work on a site in Luqa in preparation for a controversial extension to St Vincent de Paul have continued unabated despite the discovery of various archaeological and historic remains. Sources close to the work Times of...

  • Watch: 'Come walk with us,' Delia urges at Independence event

    Watch: 'Come walk with us,' Delia urges at Independence event

    Nationalist leader Adrian Delia on Sunday urged people to 'come walk with us' as he slammed the government for letting a situation develop where some people felt unsafe in the streets.  "Come walk with us instead," he appealed. He said the...

  • Caruana Galizia supporters urged to be 'steadfast' at vigil

    Caruana Galizia supporters urged to be 'steadfast' at vigil

    A vigil in memory of Daphne Caruana Galizia on Sunday heard calls for people to be steadfast amid corruption concerns, 11 months since the journalist was killed by a car bomb. The vigil was held at the makeshift shrine to the blogger at the foot...

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