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  • Melania Trump clashes with husband over separation of immigrant families

    Melania Trump clashes with husband over separation of immigrant families

    First lady Melania Trump has waded into the emotional controversy over policies enacted by her husband's administration that have increased the number of migrant children being separated from their parents. Ms Trump's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham...

  • Development starting dates set to be put online

    Development starting dates set to be put online

    The Planning Authority is currently programming a system to ensure that all commencement notices on developments are available online, the Times of Malta is informed. The system will inform people when the authority receives a notice from an...

  • Zammit Dimech to serve as EPP rapporteur on new whistleblower laws

    Zammit Dimech to serve as EPP rapporteur on new whistleblower laws

    MEP Francis Zammit Dimech will serve as rapporteur for his political grouping on legislation concerning whistleblowers.  Dr Zammit Dimech will report back to his EPP colleagues on progress Euro-parliamentarians have made in proposing strengthened...

  • Bus strikes Dutch concert-goers, kills one, wounds three

    Bus strikes Dutch concert-goers, kills one, wounds three

    A bus struck four people at a Dutch concert in the early hours of Monday morning, killing one and injuring three, hours after R&B artist Bruno Mars had performed, police said. A police statement said the bus drove away from the scene and is being...

  • Delia pays his taxes, with a little help from the in-laws

    Delia pays his taxes, with a little help from the in-laws

    Opposition leader Adrian Delia received a little help from his in-laws in settling an €80,000 pending tax bill, after they bought out a promise-of-sale agreement he had signed several years ago for an €88,000 property adjacent to his Siġġiewi...

  • Garage gets bulldozed... by accident

    Garage gets bulldozed... by accident

    A runaway bulldozer smashed into a home in Pennsylvania, injuring its operator. Alan Baker was operating the bulldozer for Latona Construction in Dunmore when he got thrown from the machine, Dunmore police said. Police chief Sal Marchese told the...

  • Today's front pages: June 18, 2018

    Today's front pages: June 18, 2018

    Changes to the IVF Bill, which has its last reading in Parliament tomorrow, were highlighted in the main story on the Times of Malta on Monday, explaining that they would result in more surplus embryos being left frozen indefinitely. The newspaper...

  • Colombia president-elect Duque vows to unite nation

    Colombia president-elect Duque vows to unite nation

    Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque, who swept aside leftist Gustavo Petro in Sunday's election, pledged to unite his South American nation after a divisive campaign but insisted he would change a landmark peace accord with leftist...

  • More embryos could remain frozen through ‘compromised’ IVF Bill

    More embryos could remain frozen through ‘compromised’ IVF Bill

    More than 500 doctors have denounced the consultation over controversial changes to the law regulating in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment, saying the debate only served to “compromise” embryo protection even further. They noted that compared...

  • More than 200 reported injured in Japan quake - NHK

    More than 200 reported injured in Japan quake - NHK

    More than 200 people were injured in a 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck Japan's second-largest metropolis of Osaka and surrounding areas on Monday morning, public broadcaster NHK reported. The quake, which hit just before 8am (2300 GMT...

  • Lucrative direct orders for Air Malta chairman, top Labour official

    Lucrative direct orders for Air Malta chairman, top Labour official

    Air Malta chairman Charles Mangion and Labour organising secretary William Lewis have landed lucrative direct orders to provide their services to the government without any competition. Details of the latest direct orders dished out by the Health...

  • ‘Set limit on Mdina tourists to protect heritage’

    ‘Set limit on Mdina tourists to protect heritage’

    A cap needs to be placed on the number of tourists visiting Mdina, a heritage and culture tourism expert has warned. “I know I am going to get a backlash for this proposal, but we need to make sure that the craze of tourism does not ruin what...

  • EU one step closer to stronger whistleblower protection

    EU one step closer to stronger whistleblower protection

    The European Union is looking towards instituting stronger laws on whistleblower protection as the European Parliament prepares to discuss the Commission’s proposals on the matter. Nationalist MEP Francis Zammit Dimech said the discussion would be...

  • Woman injures two people with box cutter in France

    Woman injures two people with box cutter in France

    A woman crying Allahu akbar, God is great in Arabic, has injured two people with a box cutter at a supermarket in southern France, French media said. Europe 1 radio quoted the prosecutor of Toulon as saying that a customer in the store in La...

  • President to propose to minister to seek AG's advice on constitutionality of IVF Bill

    President to propose to minister to seek AG's advice on constitutionality of IVF Bill

    Updated at 7.35pm: Adds President's statement The President said on Sunday she will be proposing to the minister that he seeks the advice of the Attorney General on the constitutionality of the IVF Bill (see statement below). Her remarks came...

  • Five people injured as car overturns in Burmarrad

    Five people injured as car overturns in Burmarrad

    Updated at 6pm Five people were hospitalised on Sunday after the car they were in overturned in Triq Burmarrad at 3.30pm. Their condition are not yet known. The police said the car was being driven by a 52-year-old man from Marsa. His passengers...

  • One dead, 20 injured in shooting at New Jersey Arts Festival

    One dead, 20 injured in shooting at New Jersey Arts Festival

    A shooting incident at an all-night art festival in New Jersey has left one suspect dead and 20 people injured, a local prosecutor said. Many of the 20 injured were treated for gunshot wounds, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri said Sunday...

  • Minister renominates rejected magistrate for promotion

    Minister renominates rejected magistrate for promotion

    The government has put the Judiciary Appointments Committee under intense pressure after Justice Minister Owen Bonnici resubmitted the name of rejected Magistrate Consuelo Scerri Herrera for promotion, The Sunday Times of Malta is informed. The...

  • Research on dogs might shed light on human responses to food: study

    Research on dogs might shed light on human responses to food: study

    Researchers in Hungary who found that normal and overweight dogs behaved differently in tasks involving food say the dogs’ responses were similar to what might be expected in normal and overweight humans. The study suggested dogs could be used as...

  • 19 dead as suicide bomber targets Afghans celebrating truce

    19 dead as suicide bomber targets Afghans celebrating truce

    A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 19 people. It was the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday...