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  • Watch: Paceville incident creates ripples on Times Talk

    Watch: Paceville incident creates ripples on Times Talk

    There were stiff exchanges during the TimesTalk discussion on Tuesday on what took place in Paceville on Saturday night. A stampede at PlusOne club left 74 people injured, two of them critically, including a 13-year-old.  It was one of the most...

  • What are the implications of the Paris attacks?

    What are the implications of the Paris attacks?

    French President Francois Hollande described the terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday as a declaration of war. Who’s winning the battle? And what are the implications on security measures, the refugees… us? Are Islamist terrorists succeeding in...

  • Watch - Will anything come out of the Valletta summit?

    Watch - Will anything come out of the Valletta summit?

    Malta is hosting its biggest summit meeting ever this week as Europe faces its biggest refugee crisis since World War II. Will the Valletta summit provide potential solutions to provide safe and legal passages for refugees and what kinds of...

  • Watch: Does it take two wheels to beat the traffic?

    Watch: Does it take two wheels to beat the traffic?

    Driving lessons remain a must for the operation of a low-powered motor scooter even though a licence will no longer be required as from January. This Budget measure, part of the government’s attempt to beat the traffic mayhem, was discussed in the...

  • Watch: Is the tunnel between Malta and Gozo pie in the sky?

    Watch: Is the tunnel between Malta and Gozo pie in the sky?

    Updated - Proposals for the building of a tunnel between Malta and Gozo were the focus of the latest edition of Times Talk. A report released by the government concluded that a tunnel between Malta and Gozo would be economically feasible. A...

  • Watch: Maltese 'discriminating' against Libyans, says doctor

    Watch: Maltese 'discriminating' against Libyans, says doctor

    The Maltese are becoming increasingly suspicious, showing hostility and discriminating against Libyans, according to a Libyan doctor residing in Malta.  Dr Mohammed Mufti, who has been connected with Malta for 30 years, was speaking during a phone...

  • Watch - Scicluna and De Marco go head-to-head on Budget

    Watch - Scicluna and De Marco go head-to-head on Budget

    The Labour government's third Budget was discussed on Times Talk on Tuesday by Finance Minister Edward Scicluna and shadow finance minister Mario de Marco.   See a repeat of the programme above. Send us your comments and questions by sending an...

  • Watch - The supercar accident - what went wrong and how can we avoid a repeat?

    Watch - The supercar accident - what went wrong and how can we avoid a repeat?

    Twenty-eight people were injured, five critically, when a supercar ploughed into spectators watching the Paqpaqli ghall-Istrina motor show last Sunday. Could the accident have been avoided or do such displays come with a certain element of risk?...

  • Watch: 'No indications other organised crime groups operating in Malta'

    Watch: 'No indications other organised crime groups operating in Malta'

    Thefts carried out by organised crime gangs has been contained so far, Assistant Police Commissioner Silvio Valletta said on TimesTalk last Tuesday. "I can't tell you that we've put our minds at rest and that they won't return. But I'm convinced...

  • Can we lock burglars out?

    Can we lock burglars out?

    Five burglars from an international ring have been arraigned in connection with several thefts from homes in Malta. Does this mean our properties are now safe and what can home-owners and the police do to keep burglars at bay? In the first...

  • Times Talk returns on Tuesday

    Times Talk returns on Tuesday

    Times Talk will be back for a third season, starting on Tuesday. Times of Malta’s news analysis programme will be screened on TVM every Tuesday at 10.05pm, right after the popular drama Iċ-Ċaqqufa. Presented by Herman Grech and Mark Micallef, the...

  • Watch: Who will shoulder responsibility in the Gaffarena case?

    Watch: Who will shoulder responsibility in the Gaffarena case?

    Since Times of Malta revealed the story on the controversial expropriation of a Valletta property three weeks ago, nobody assumed responsibility. Two reports have been commissioned in a deal the Opposition claimed “reeked of corruption”. The...

  • Watch: Have we gone too far with construction works in Malta?

    Watch: Have we gone too far with construction works in Malta?

    Timestalk on Tuesday discussed the environment and building outside development zones. A national protest will be held in Valletta on Saturday to call for a stop to develop in areas designated as outside development zones. The proposal to build a...

  • WATCH: Times Talk goes inside a divided country

    WATCH: Times Talk goes inside a divided country

    Europe is preparing military action to "disrupt" the business model of migrant smugglers. But Libyans from both governments say they reject this plan as more than 50,000 migrants are now believed to have crossed from Libya to Italy. More than...

  • Watch: Fenech Adami, Toni Abela spar on political transparency

    Watch: Fenech Adami, Toni Abela spar on political transparency

    TimesTalk on Tuesday discussed politicians' transparency and accountability in a highly-charged debate, which touched upon several of the current political controversies. The programme guests were Labour Party deputy leader Toni Abela, Nationalist...

  • Can politicians be held to account?

    Can politicians be held to account?

    Maltese politicians are constantly firing accusations at their rivals, claiming shortcomings in transparency and accountability. Are the claims made merely to score political points? Do constant accusations create walls between the electorate and...

  • WATCH: Have we become slaves to social media?

    WATCH: Have we become slaves to social media?

    Have you ever been at a restaurant where many of the patrons were busy on their phones, messaging or checking on updates from social media, instead of talking to the person sat in front of them? The vast majority of the Maltese have a Facebook...

  • Watch - Are we sacrificing the environment to try to build our economy?

    Watch - Are we sacrificing the environment to try to build our economy?

    TimesTalk on Tuesday discussed the current controversy over the use of virgin land for development. The controversial proposal to build a university on Outside Development Zone in Marsascala has propelled the issue of sustainable development to...

  • Environment and investment. Can the two live happily ever after?

    Environment and investment. Can the two live happily ever after?

    The controversial proposal to build a university on Outside Development Zone in Marsascala has propelled the issue of sustainable development to the top of the national agenda. The government claims the project will help regenerate the south but...

  • Watch - Would you employ a former convict?

    Watch - Would you employ a former convict?

    Only one out of 10 employers said in a recent survey they would hire a former prison inmate. Statistics show that nearly half of all former convicts will end up behind bars again. Many believe the time spent behind bars is not being used...