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  1. Woman found in Paceville garbage truck apologises in court

    A woman filmed naked inside the back of a garbage truck in Paceville acted wildly after drinking too much alcohol, a court heard today. The 36-year-old Polish woman sat silently throughout the hearing and was handed a suspended sentence by...

  2. Frank Portelli says he rues decision to contest PN leadership

    Updated 10.30am One of the four contestants for the leadership of the Nationalist Party, Frank Portelli, said he regrets his decision to put his name forward for the post. Through a Facebook post, he lamented the hurt being caused to his family...

  3. Decomposing body found at sea off Portomaso

    The decomposing body of a man was found a mile out at sea near Portomaso this evening and brought to land on an AFM launch. Police confirmed that the body was discovered at about 6.45pm, but could give no details on its identity. A magisterial...

  4. Anti-migrant 'ship of hate' will be rejected by Maltese authorities

    Updated 2.55pm  A controversial anti-migrant ship, currently outside Maltese territorial waters, will be refused entry into the island if permission is requested.  "So far no request has been made, but all we can say is they are not welcome," a...

  5. Terrorism in Barcelona - Van ploughs into crowd, 13 dead, IS claims responsibility

    Last updated 9.33pm - Thirteen people died this afternoon when a van ploughed into a crowd of people in Barcelona. Catalan government officials said more than 50 people were hospitalised. Police said they had arrested two men in connection with...

  6. First-aider hailed a 'hero' as he rescues unconscious girl from the sea

    A man who administered CPR to an unconscious young girl at Marsaxlokk is being hailed a hero for his quick action.  The incident happened late on Tuesday at il-Magħluq in Marsaxlokk when the girl, five, was seen face down in the water. The girl's...

  7. Russian private detectives intimidated whistleblower's father

    Updated with PN comments at 10.54am The woman who alleged Egrant was owned by the Prime Minister’s wife claims she informed the court her elderly father was intimidated by Russian private detectives “hired by individuals from Malta”. Maria...

  8. Spanish police kill five attackers, foil bomb plot

    Updated 8.30am Spain mounted a sweeping anti-terror operation today after a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Barcelona yesterday, killing 13 people before fleeing, in what police suspect was one of multiple planned...

  9. Listen: Maltese murderer allowed to stay in Australia despite deportation order, radio host claims

    A court in Australia has overturned a minister's decision to deport a Maltese man who in 1991 brutally murdered his wife, a talkback radio host has claimed.  2GB radio host Ray Hadley has said that Frederick Chetcuti will be allowed to stay in...

  10. 'Humiliating' drug trafficking rampant during feasts, bishop says

    Bishop Mario Grech denounced rampant drug trafficking at village feasts, calling it humiliating and diabolical. In a homily during Mass in Victoria on the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady, Mgr Grech drew comparisons with the apocalyptic...

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