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  • Labour giving Malta a sleazy reputation, Delia tells PN council

    Labour giving Malta a sleazy reputation, Delia tells PN council

    The Labour government is giving Malta a reputation of sleaze, Opposition leader Adrian Delia said on Wednesday. Speaking at the close of the Nationalist Party’s 2019 General Council, Dr Delia said a new European Commission report on Malta...

  • Fisheries racket: tuna rancher is named

    Fisheries racket: tuna rancher is named

    Spanish investigators stumbled upon evidence that a Maltese tuna rancher could also have been involved in an EU-wide fisheries racket during investigations into a rogue Spanish operator last year. According to documents submitted in a Spanish...

  • Watch: Delia gets no government response to his nominations for next president

    Watch: Delia gets no government response to his nominations for next president

    The next President should not come from the Labour Party camp, Opposition leader Adrian Delia insisted once more on Monday. Addressing a press conference, Dr Delia said he had held talks with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on the upcoming nomination...

  • How BOV hackers got away with €13 million

    How BOV hackers got away with €13 million

    Hackers posed as the French stock market regulator to break into Bank of Valletta’s IT systems and walk away with millions of euros, Maltese and European authorities believe.   The group, dubbed EmpireMonkey by investigators, carried out a €13...

  • Tunnels, trains, and tarmac: Muscat details plans for infrastructure of the future

    Tunnels, trains, and tarmac: Muscat details plans for infrastructure of the future

    The Malta-Gozo tunnel will allow the government to introduce free buses linking the sister isle to the airport, Mater Dei Hospital and other strategic locations across the mainland, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Sunday. “We were going to...

  • Watch: George Cross deed allowing medal onto national flag restored

    Watch: George Cross deed allowing medal onto national flag restored

    Documents connected to the use of the George Cross on the Maltese flag, emblems and on official documents have been restored and will be put on public display. The documents include the George Cross deed, drawn by the then chief notary to the...

  • Malta police go to Europol to discuss tuna racket probe

    Malta police go to Europol to discuss tuna racket probe

    Police officers on Wednesday travelled to the Europol headquarters in the Hague to discuss developments in the tuna laundering racket, Times of Malta has learnt. Police sources said the main aim of the visit was to request assistance in the hope...

  • Fisheries corruption claims ‘just tip of iceberg’

    Fisheries corruption claims ‘just tip of iceberg’

    Phone intercepts between the head of the fisheries department and a Spanish tuna rancher linked to a multimillion-euro racket were “just the tip of the iceberg”, sources close to the case said on Tuesday. “This case is about to start unravelling...

  • Malta's fishy business mapped out

    Malta's fishy business mapped out

      Malta's tuna ranching industry has been thrust into the international spotlight following revelations of irregular payments to a senior official. According to leaked transcripts, fisheries chief Andreina Fenech Farrugia told rancher Jose...

  • School security: Union says action being taken but is it too little, too late?

    School security: Union says action being taken but is it too little, too late?

    Measures to increase security in schools were finally being taken but only after two serious incidents were reported in the media, the Teachers’ Union said on Monday. Speaking during a meeting with the Nationalist Party, MUT President Marco...