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  • British MPs vote for bigger role in Brexit process

    British MPs vote for bigger role in Brexit process

    British MPs have voted  to play a bigger role in Brexit, giving themselves the power to express their preference for different options in an unprecedented move that the government called "dangerous". MPs won a vote that will allow them to seize...

  • Raw sewage dumped close to campsite in Armier

    Raw sewage dumped close to campsite in Armier

    An investigation into claims that sewage from the Malta Campsite facility in Armier was being discharged into adjacent garigue land drew a blank as it could not be established who was responsible. A few months ago, the same facility made headlines...

  • Firebrand socialist slams Muscat in lively European Parliament rule of law debate

    Firebrand socialist slams Muscat in lively European Parliament rule of law debate

    Portuguese MEP Ana Gomes told the European Parliament on Monday that it was unacceptable how Prime Minister Joseph Muscat “continues to protect [Daphne] Caruana Galizia’s murderers”. In a lively debate about a resolution on the rule of law in...

  • Watch: The moment police car gets 'plastered' in Marsa

    Watch: The moment police car gets 'plastered' in Marsa

    A video has emerged of a police car having concrete accidentally poured over its passenger side in Marsa. Officers luckily had their windows closed as concrete started pouring from a mixer as they drove by in the direction of Paola. The workers...

  • Girl, 12 hit by car in Marsaxlokk

    Girl, 12 hit by car in Marsaxlokk

    A 12-year-old girl was hospitalised on Monday afternoon after being hit by a car in Marsaxlokk. The police said she was hit by a BMW 318D driven by a 27-year-old man from Zabbar. The accident happened at about 3pm in Triq Melqart. The girl's...

  • Rival Maltese MEPs in common front to fend off common EU tax rules

    Rival Maltese MEPs in common front to fend off common EU tax rules

    Malta along with several other EU countries faced a backlash in the European Parliament (EP) on Monday evening after being labelled by various MEPs as being tax havens. During a debate about an EP Tax3 committee report identifying seven EU...

  • Netanyahu at his side, Trump proclaims Golan Heights belongs to Israel

    Netanyahu at his side, Trump proclaims Golan Heights belongs to Israel

    With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his side, US President Donald Trump declared on Monday that the Golan Heights belong to Israel -- handing another major diplomatic victory to the premier ahead of elections. Netanyahu spared no praise as...

  • Sports clubs get financial help to become energy-efficient

    Sports clubs get financial help to become energy-efficient

    Sports clubs that invest to reduce energy consumption can now apply for a new government grant and save money on electricity bills.The scheme will be operated by the Energy and Water Agency in conjunction with Sports Malta, and will provide...

  • New foundation to promote Malta as a technology-driven economy

    New foundation to promote Malta as a technology-driven economy

    A new foundation - Tech.MT - has been set up by the government in collaboration with the Malta Chamber of Commerce to serve as a marketing arm for a technology-driven economy. Parliamentary Secretary Silvio Schembri said the foundation will...

  • Malta’s hourly pay rate below the average in EU

    Malta’s hourly pay rate below the average in EU

    Despite experiencing robust economic growth in recent years, workers in Malta are still getting paid way below the European average, according to the latest data published by the EU’s statistics office. It transpires that, in 2016, the average...

  • Majority of university students oppose abortion, study indicates

    Majority of university students oppose abortion, study indicates

    Updated at 5.40pm  The majority of students are against the legalisation of abortion, according to a university-wide survey.  A total of 58.4 per cent of the 733 university students who participated in the University Students' Council's survey...

  • Israel launches strikes on Hamas in Gaza after rocket

    Israel launches strikes on Hamas in Gaza after rocket

    Israel's military launched strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip on Monday,  hours after a rocket from the Palestinian enclave hit a house and wounded seven Israelis. Witnesses and a security source in Gaza told AFP there had been at least...

  • Parliament support 'not sufficient' for third Brexit vote: May

    Parliament support 'not sufficient' for third Brexit vote: May

    British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday said there was "still not sufficient support" in parliament for her to bring her Brexit deal back to parliament for a third vote. "As things stand there is still not sufficient support in the House to...

  • Construction worker dies at St Julian's site

    Construction worker dies at St Julian's site

    A man died at a construction site in St Julian’s on Monday afternoon, the police have confirmed. The victim, an Italian who lived in St Julian’s, was approximately 40 years old. He fell from an undisclosed height at the site on Triq Francis Zammit.

  • Two accused of a string of minor thefts

    Two accused of a string of minor thefts

    Two men were denied bail on Monday after pleading not guilty to a number of minor thefts. Paul Gauci Borda, 23, and Omar Bekbak, 30, both from Gzira were accused of having stolen tools from a parked vehicle on Sunday.   Gauci Borda was also...

  • European Parliament sets its sights on Malta, Slovakia in rule of law debate

    European Parliament sets its sights on Malta, Slovakia in rule of law debate

    The European Parliament will this evening hold a debate about the rule of law in Malta and Slovakia, with a resolution expected to call for the publication of the Egrant inquiry report, the holding of a public inquiry into journalist Daphne...

  • Nurse and aide left patient alone to choke to death, court rules

    Nurse and aide left patient alone to choke to death, court rules

    A nurse and a nursing aide who left a frail patient to chew on chicken without supervision have been found guilty of causing his death in 2012. Nurse David Sant and nursing aide Carol Bonnici were working at Karin Grech Hospital in March 2012 when...

  • British Airways flight goes to wrong destination

    British Airways flight goes to wrong destination

    A British Airways flight bound for Dusseldorf, Germany flew to Edinburgh in Scotland by mistake. It said the wrong flight paperwork was submitted before take-off from London and air traffic control therefore allowed the flight to take that...

  • Fire destroys car in Ta' Xbiex

    Fire destroys car in Ta' Xbiex

    A car was destroyed after bursting into flames in Ta' Xbiex early on Monday. An eyewitness said the incident took place at 3 am while the vehicle was parked on Triq Giuseppe Cali.   Another two cars were damaged. Firefighters put out the...

  • Ebola epidemic in DR Congo now exceeds 1,000 cases

    Ebola epidemic in DR Congo now exceeds 1,000 cases

    The number of cases in a nearly eight-month-old epidemic of Ebola in eastern DR Congo now exceeds 1,000, almost two-thirds of whom have died, the health ministry said late Sunday. "The accumulated number of cases is 1,009," of which 629 cases were...

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