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  • Għaxaq murder was third deadly crime for family

    Għaxaq murder was third deadly crime for family

    The murder of a mother and her daughter in Għaxaq last week is the third instance of bloodshed within the ill-fated family. Joseph Bonnici, 38, of Għaxaq, was on Sunday charged with murdering his mother, Marie-Lourdes Bonnici, 70, and his sister,...

  • Muscat's Girgenti booze up did not breach ethics

    Muscat's Girgenti booze up did not breach ethics

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s behaviour at a party in his official residence at Girgenti Palace was not a breach of ethics, Commissioner for Standards in Public Life George Hyzler has concluded. Dr Hyzler was asked to investigate the party by...

  • Air Malta celebrates 45 years in London

    Air Malta celebrates 45 years in London

    It was 45 years ago to the day that the first Air Malta flight landed in Luqa from London’s Heathrow airport, with the anniversary celebrated in the British capital on Monday morning. Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi and Air Malta chairman Charles...

  • Delia ‘forged’ signature documents linked to shelf firm

    Delia ‘forged’ signature documents linked to shelf firm

    Documents containing Opposition leader Adrian Delia’s ‘forged’ signature are linked to a shelf company which was one of several beneficiaries of suspicious payments believed to have originated from a London prostitution racket. Dr Delia last week...

  • Watch: Demonstrators confront minister, demand stop to fuel stations

    Watch: Demonstrators confront minister, demand stop to fuel stations

    Updated at 4.30pm A controversial fuel stations policy will finally be released for public consultation next month, Infrastructure Minister Ian Borg said on Friday as he was confronted by a group of demonstrators who marched to his ministry. Dr...

  • Watch: Malta needs a metro 'now' - Delia

    Watch: Malta needs a metro 'now' - Delia

    The government was dragging its feet on the introduction of a mass transportation system while Malta had the worst air quality in Europe, Opposition leader Adrian Delia said on Wednesday. Speaking during a conference organised at the Chamber of...

  • Watch: Delia dodges reporters' questions about FIAU report

    Watch: Delia dodges reporters' questions about FIAU report

    Updated at 2.03pm with video Opposition leader Adrian Delia on Wednesday did not answer questions about his alleged involvement in a money laundering racket, inviting reporters to set an appointment with him instead. The Sunday Times of Malta has...

  • Watch: Malta metro 'only feasible in Sliema, unless we grow' - Muscat

    Watch: Malta metro 'only feasible in Sliema, unless we grow' - Muscat

    Updated at 11.55am with more videos With Malta’s current population, a mass transport system would only be feasible in the Sliema area, Joseph Muscat told a business sector crowd on Wednesday. “Would we have a system that just links Sliema to St...

  • Parliament could grow by up to 12 seats to get more women in parliament

    Parliament could grow by up to 12 seats to get more women in parliament

    Parliament will grow by as much as 12 seats under proposals aimed at increasing female participation in politics. A public consultation document on the “under-represented sex” was launched on Tuesday, and puts forward a number of proposed changes...

  • Sports clubs get financial help to become energy-efficient

    Sports clubs get financial help to become energy-efficient

    Sports clubs that invest to reduce energy consumption can now apply for a new government grant and save money on electricity bills.The scheme will be operated by the Energy and Water Agency in conjunction with Sports Malta, and will provide...