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  1. Watch: Confronts activists at foot of Great Siege Monument, ends up hospitalised

    Updated 5.45pm with video footage A man was hospitalised after confronting a group of people who were placing flowers and candles in memory of Daphne Caruana Galizia at the foot of the Great Siege Monument in Valletta. The man, 81, was seen,...

  2. Muscat heckled by MEP Ana Gomes during meeting for European left

    Updated 2.40pm Prime Minister Joseph Muscat called on European socialist parties to embrace a “politics of progressive disruption” on Saturday, after he was heckled by a critical Portuguese MEP, according to a report. Dr Muscat’s message for the...

  3. 'The child wasn't to blame. My wife was pregnant and she was having the baby'

    A father of five whose wife decided to keep a baby conceived from rape said Malta should cherish its status of having among the strictest abortion laws in the world. Pro-life campaigner, Jeff Christie, 43, made the appeal when speaking to the...

  4. Jailed in Seychelles for corruption, but says it's a frame-up

    A Seychelles resident whose father is Maltese was yesterday sentenced to eight years in prison after being found guilty of corruption. Abison Degiorgio, a former complaints and communication manager at the Seychelles Anti-Corruption Commission,...

  5. Watch: Sant turns the tables on Muscat - MEP asks the PM to stay on

    Alfred Sant on Sunday called on Joseph Muscat to stay on as prime minister on Sunday, effectively turning the tables on the Prime Minister who two weeks ago asked Dr Sant to stay on as MEP by seeking re-election in May. Dr Muscat has repeatedly...

  6. Gozo beauty spot turned into a stink, again

    A major sewage leak has turned scenic Ras il-Ħobż in Gozo into a horrific state, for the second time in a month. Nigel Donavan has recounted how last Tuesday as he was strolling next to the Mġarr ix-Xini Tower close to Ras il-Ħobż he was stunned...

  7. Drives over central strip, but puncture lands fleeing driver in police hands

    A young driver who attempted a movie-like manoeuvre to escape a police encounter on Thursday, only to be let down by a punctured tyre, was granted bail upon her arraignment on Saturday. Naomi Tanti, 24, from Mosta, had been driving through Naxxar...

  8. Expect lane changes at the Marsa Junction

    Existing lanes will be closed, new ones opened and traffic lights shifted at the Marsa junction in the coming days as Infrastructure Malta prepares to start work on building flyovers at the site. The third phase of the €70 million project will...

  9. Air Malta eyes New York, Toronto, Mumbai services using extended-range Airbus A321

    Air Malta is eyeing longer-haul services such as flights to New York, Toronto and Mumbai, but rather than take the risk of acquiring a wide-body aircraft it is studying the possibilities offered by the new extended-range Airbus A321, Tourism...

  10. Watch: Five teens among six dead in nightclub stampede in Italy

    Updated at 10.30am Six people, including five young teenagers, were crushed to death in the early hours of Saturday following a stampede at a packed nightclub near Ancona on Italy's Adriatic coast, officials said. The deaths occurred when a...

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