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  • Son arrested after allegedly stabbing parents

    Son arrested after allegedly stabbing parents

    An 18-year-old youth has been arrested after allegedly stabbing both his parents. The police were called to Triq Dun Vinċenz Saliba, Birkirkara, just after midnight, and found that the 49-year-old father and his 43-year-old wife had both been...

  • Accountancy Board holds back from acting on Nexia BT

    Accountancy Board holds back from acting on Nexia BT

    The Accountancy Board will wait for the conclusions of magisterial inquiries before deciding whether to proceed against Nexia BT or its directors Brian Tonna and Karl Cini, sources said.  The board has the power to investigate the behaviour of...

  • Michael Bloomberg to pay $4.5m check for US dues to Paris climate pact

    Michael Bloomberg to pay $4.5m check for US dues to Paris climate pact

    Former New York mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg said on Sunday he will write a $4.5 million check to cover this year's US financial commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement. President Donald Trump last year pulled the United States out of...

  • Libyan coastguards recover bodies of 11 migrants - spokesman

    Libyan coastguards recover bodies of 11 migrants - spokesman

    Libyan coastguards recovered the bodies of 11 migrants who died off Libya's western shore during an attempted crossing to Italy on Sunday, a spokesman said. More than 80 migrants survived the incident off the city of Sabratha, about 70 km west of...

  • New banner asks who is benefitting from Daphne's death

    New banner asks who is benefitting from Daphne's death

    New banners have been draped over the entrance to the Regional Road tunnels, asking who would benefit from the death of blogger of Daphne Caruana Galizia last October. A second sign accuses corrupt politicians and says that they should be in...

  • Schembri and Mizzi remain silent on 17 Black ownership

    Schembri and Mizzi remain silent on 17 Black ownership

    Keith Schembri and Konrad Mizzi have both failed to answer direct questions about who owns 17 Black, the “target client” of their Panama companies. A leaked report by the government’s anti-money-laundering agency found that $1.6 million (€1.3...

  • Landfill use four times EU average with only 8% recycled

    Landfill use four times EU average with only 8% recycled

    Malta has the worst record of all the EU member states in terms of municipal waste management, with just eight per cent being recycled or sent for composting, while the rest is disposed of at the Magħtab landfill. This damning indicator stems from...

  • Bush's socks were funeral tribute to wife's literacy work

    Bush's socks were funeral tribute to wife's literacy work

    Former President George H.W. Bush honoured his wife's work promoting literacy with a subtle fashion statement, socks covered in books. The nation's 41st president attended his wife's funeral in a dark suit and black shoes. But peeking out in...

  • Last minute revisions to NGO law hidden from commissioner

    Last minute revisions to NGO law hidden from commissioner

    Kenneth Wain, who resigned as Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations on Friday, said that the Education Ministry had revised amendments to the Voluntary Organisations Act without consulting him.  In his 2017 Annual Report, Prof. Wain had...

  • Many Chinese casualties in N.Korea bus crash

    Many Chinese casualties in N.Korea bus crash

    Chinese tourists have been involved in a major bus accident in North Korea that caused a large number of casualties, China's state media and the government said on Monday, without giving a precise break-up. Chinese visitors account for about 80...

  • S.Korea halts border propaganda broadcasts

    S.Korea halts border propaganda broadcasts

    South Korea halted the propaganda broadcasts it blares across the border at North Korea on Monday ahead of their first summit in a decade, as US President Donald Trump cautioned the nuclear crisis on the peninsula was a long way from being...

  • Today's front pages: April 23, 2018

    Today's front pages: April 23, 2018

    The well-attended protest urging the government to re-think changes to the IVF law dominated the front page of the Times of Malta on Monday, which also featured the speech given by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on Sunday during which he said that...

  • New sports corruption Bill ‘will not eradicate omertà’, FIFA official warns Malta

    New sports corruption Bill ‘will not eradicate omertà’, FIFA official warns Malta

    A new Bill tackling corruption in sports will do little to “eradicate the culture of omertà, FIFA director for European Member Associations Bjorn Vassallo said yesterday. Mr Vassallo, who chaired an Anti-Corruption Task Force set up to draft the...

  • Watch: Armenian police detain opposition leaders and protesters

    Watch: Armenian police detain opposition leaders and protesters

    Police in Armenia detained three opposition leaders and nearly 200 protesters on Sunday, drawing a rebuke from the European Union after demonstrators demanded newly appointed Prime Minister Serzh Sarksyan quit. Protesters accuse Sarksyan, 63, of...

  • 3.5kg of suspected cocaine, cannabis found hidden in car arriving from Sicily

    3.5kg of suspected cocaine, cannabis found hidden in car arriving from Sicily

    A 41-year-old Rabat man is in police custody after he was caught with two kilos of suspected cocaine hidden in his car.  The man was driving off the catamaran from Sicily on Saturday night when drug squad officers stopped him and searched his...

  • Gozo Minister refuses to justify fast ferry choice

    Gozo Minister refuses to justify fast ferry choice

    Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana is refusing to explain Gozo Channel’s decision to select a company registered just this month and with no experience as its partner to offer a fast ferry service subsidised by taxpayers. At the same time, The Sunday...

  • Activists sweat it out during a nationwide litter clean-up

    Activists sweat it out during a nationwide litter clean-up

    Volunteers, activists and at least one MP rolled up their sleeves on Sunday morning and got busy collecting rubbish, as part of a nationwide clean-up across 77 locations.  The World Earth Day cleanups were organised by Malta Clean Up, which teamed...

  • Watch: Thousands rally for embryo protection in Valletta

    Watch: Thousands rally for embryo protection in Valletta

    Updated 7.30pm - Updated video Hundreds gathered in Valletta on Sunday afternoon to protest against proposed changes to IVF laws, with numbers snowballing into the thousands as activists marched towards parliament square.   Families, youths and...

  • Interview: Muscat's successor 'should keep the same formula,' says Chris Fearne

    Interview: Muscat's successor 'should keep the same formula,' says Chris Fearne

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health Chris Fearne speaks to Anthony Manduca about the proposed new IVF law, the hospitals deal, the rule of law and a future Labour leadership contest. The Church has said the proposed amendments to the law...

  • Nude gunman kills four at waffle house in Tennessee

    Nude gunman kills four at waffle house in Tennessee

    Updated 6.30pm At least four people died when a nearly nude gunman opened fire at a Waffle House restaurant near Nashville, Tennessee early Sunday, and police were issuing murder warrants as they hunted for the suspect. The death toll could have...