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  • Watch: Nexia BT’s Karl Cini avoids Panama questions

    Watch: Nexia BT’s Karl Cini avoids Panama questions

    Nexia BT partner Karl Cini refused to answer a series of questions today about his role in the opening of secret Panama companies for Minister Konrad Mizzi and the Prime Minister's chief of staff Keith Schembri. Leaked e-mails from the Panama...

  • Electoral Commission 'messed up big time' - Alleanza Bidla

    Electoral Commission 'messed up big time' - Alleanza Bidla

    Alleanza Bidla has appealed an Electoral Commission decision on the number of districts that can be contested by candidates – a case which could have a profound impact on the way that parties prepare their electoral strategies. At present,...

  • Cottonera indoor pool gets the PA’s go-ahead

    Cottonera indoor pool gets the PA’s go-ahead

    An Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool is to be developed at the Cottonera Sports Complex following the issuing of a permit by the Planning Authority this morning. The pool will replace the existing boċċidromo (boċċi pitch). Seating some 500...

  • Enemalta upgrading electricity supply to Gozo through €1.6 million investment

    Enemalta upgrading electricity supply to Gozo through €1.6 million investment

    Enemalta is laying 10 kilometres of new high voltage underground cables in Mellieħa to replace the old overhead lines that supply electricity to Gozo. Through this €1.6 million investment, the company is improving the reliability and security of...

  • 19th century Marsascala building has no outstanding features, says Cultural Heritage Superintendent

    19th century Marsascala building has no outstanding features, says Cultural Heritage Superintendent

    The Superintendence of Cultural Heritage is not objecting to the demolition of a 19th-century building that has been described as one of Marsascala’s oldest. Situated between Triq ix-Xatt and Triq Sant’Anna, the building lies within Marsa-scala’s...

  • EU looks to build alternative to London for capital market: document

    EU looks to build alternative to London for capital market: document

    Brexit has forced the European Union to rethink its flagship capital markets union (CMU) project and urgently look for ways to create an alternative financial market to London, according to a draft EU document seen by Reuters on Wednesday. London...

  • Nestle loses UK appeal to trademark Kit Kat's four-fingered shape

    Nestle loses UK appeal to trademark Kit Kat's four-fingered shape

    Nestle failed in a new bid protect the shape of its four-finger Kit Kat chocolate bar under British trademark yesterday when London's Court of Appeal dismissed its attempt to overthrow an earlier ruling. The case pitted Nestle against rival...

  • Gaming authority suspends betting company licence

    Gaming authority suspends betting company licence

    Updated at 12.15pm with Farina's reaction The Malta Gaming Authority has suspended the licence of Fgura-based Vodoo, but has refrained from giving any details behind its decision. “The authority notifies that no further information shall be...

  • No master plan in place for Mrieħel, Transport Malta confirms

    No master plan in place for Mrieħel, Transport Malta confirms

    Updated at 5pm with Transport Malta comments There is no master plan for Mrieħel yet, a chief officer at Transport Malta admitted during a hearing of the appeal against a permit granted to developers of a high rise. The case was instituted by...

  • PN leader regurgitating Schembri claims to make up for Egrant failure - Muscat

    PN leader regurgitating Schembri claims to make up for Egrant failure - Muscat

    The Opposition leader knew his allegations on the ownership of Egrant were fake and was trying to regurgitate an old story about Keith Schembri to prolong matters, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said this morning. His comments were made after Simon...

  • Hunters calling for changes to referendum law

    Hunters calling for changes to referendum law

    Hunters want political parties to pledge legal reforms to help protect them from facing future referenda, according to the head of the 15,000-member lobby. The president of the hunters’ federation – FKNK – Joe Perici Calascione, told the Times of...

  • Japan princess to become commoner after wedding

    Japan princess to become commoner after wedding

    Japanese Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, will wed a former college classmate, Japanese media reported, heating up debate on the ever-shrinking royal family since she must become a commoner after marriage. Japan's...

  • New Labour government will ensure families do not live in poverty

    New Labour government will ensure families do not live in poverty

    A new Labour government was renewing its target in its fight against poverty by coming up with a series of policy driven ones, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said this morning. Addressing a news conference at Ta Qali during which he launched a...

  • Finance Minister's Germany trip 'to clarify Malta accusations' was planned long time ago

    Finance Minister's Germany trip 'to clarify Malta accusations' was planned long time ago

    A trip by Finance Minister Edward Scicluna to Germany this week, portrayed by the government as an attempt to clarify accusations that Malta is an offshore centre, had actually been planned a long time ago, the Times of Malta has learnt. Last...

  • Today's front pages

    Today's front pages

    The following are the top stories in national newspapers today. Times of Malta says the Malta Tourism Authority extended a €1 million sponsorship to a private global aviation company without the board of directors’ prior consent. In another story,...

  • Rare snail Jeremy loses out in love triangle

    Rare snail Jeremy loses out in love triangle

    A lonely snail has found himself unlucky in love - after two potential mates lined up for him ended up mating with each other. The common garden snail, named Jeremy, may appear like others to the naked eye, but he was dubbed a "one-in-a-million...

  • MTA board ‘unaware’ of €1 million sponsorship to private global aviation company

    MTA board  ‘unaware’ of  €1 million sponsorship to private global aviation company

    The Malta Tourism Authority extended a €1 million sponsorship to a private global aviation company without the board of directors’ prior consent, the Times of Malta has learnt. Dubbed by the MTA as a “commercial marketing agreement”, the...

  • Announcements

    COCKS. On May 16, at Mater Dei Hospital, RONNIE, former national team football player, aged 73, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church and surrounded by his family. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Mona, his children...

  • Venezuelans light candles to protest Maduro

    Venezuelans light candles to protest Maduro

    Thousands of Venezuelans gathered in Caracas last night for a candlelight rally against the government of President Nicolas Maduro after the death toll from unrest in the OPEC nation topped 40. Following six weeks of anti-government protests that...

  • Palazzo Falson celebrates 10th anniversary

    Palazzo Falson celebrates 10th anniversary

    Ten years ago, Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum threw open its doors to the public after a massive restoration project, which not only saw the house but also the thousands of historic artefacts it contained, cleaned, treated and painstakingly...

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