Articles by Sarah Carabott
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Sarah Carabott

  • 'Lack of solidarity among EU states exposes migrant children to abuse'

    'Lack of solidarity among EU states exposes migrant children to abuse'

    The unacceptable lack of national protection and ineffective solidarity among EU states is exposing migrant children to violence, exploitation, trafficking, and abuse, President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca told an international conference on...

  • Insight into the genius of Arrighi

    Insight into the genius of Arrighi

    Silver has no colour and one ray of light could throw the whole composition off. This is where the photographer’s style comes into play – making him an artist as much as a sculptor. And this is what Daniel Cilia does in the new The Apostolato...

  • Watch: An assault rifle bullet... the cure for a gay man

    Watch: An assault rifle bullet... the cure for a gay man

    Updated at 2.45pm The "cure" for gay entertainer Chucky Bartolo is an assault rifle's bullet to put him out of his misery, according to one of several hate messages he has received over the past months. Another social media user believes Mr...

  • Foreign patients at Mater Dei: what you need to know

    Foreign patients at Mater Dei: what you need to know

    A system that allows hospital authorities to automatically know whether a person is entitled to free healthcare is in the pipeline. This would make collecting dues from these patients more efficient. As things stand, those without a Maltese ID...

  • Watch: 290 roads to be completed by the end of the year

    Watch: 290 roads to be completed by the end of the year

    Updated 5pm with PN reaction A €70 million call to rebuild 170 residential roads will be issued on Monday, bringing the total of resurfaced roads for this year to 290. “There will be no compromise over the quality of the roads, and if contractors...

  • Government ‘should pay for’ longer paternity leave

    Government ‘should pay for’ longer paternity leave

    Nationalist MEP David Casa called on the government to carry the financial burden of an EU directive that would be increasing paternity leave to 10 days. The proposed Work-Life Balance directive, led and negotiated by Mr Casa himself, was given...

  • Government should carry expense of extended paternity leave

    Government should carry expense of extended paternity leave

    PN MEP David Casa called on the government to carry the financial burden of an EU directive that would be increasing paternity leave to 10 days. The proposed Work-Life Balance directive, led and negotiated by Mr Casa himself, was given the green...

  • Brussels launches equal pay consultation

    Brussels launches equal pay consultation

    The European Commission is consulting with citizens about obstacles to equal pay, which see women in Malta earning about 11 per cent less than men. Closing the gender pay gap could lead to an increase of 0.2 per cent in the gross domestic product...

  • MEP urges EU states to make latest cancer drugs available

    MEP urges EU states to make latest cancer drugs available

    MEP Francis Zammit Dimech has urged EU member states to make the latest generation of cancer-preventing medication available. His comments follow doubts raised earlier this week over the government’s choice of cervical cancer vaccine. According to...

  • Half-yearly exams go ahead in senior schools despite teachers' directives

    Half-yearly exams go ahead in senior schools despite teachers' directives

    The education directorate has stepped in after the teachers’ union ordered its member not to provide and assess Maltese and Mathematics exam papers in senior schools. The Malta Union of Teachers issued directives for secondary school teachers and...