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  • Death of Christ commemorated in Good Friday processions

    Death of Christ commemorated in Good Friday processions

    Several Good Friday processions were held in towns and villages across Malta and Gozo. Many people watched and took photos with some joining in the prayers as participants in Biblical costumes, brass bands and others carried statues representing...

  • Huawei project similar to that considered in Malta had security issues

    Huawei project similar to that considered in Malta had security issues

    A BBC Panorama documentary last week revealed how controversial Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei installed potential backdoors into a mass surveillance ‘Safe City’ project in Pakistan, to the surprise of authorities where the technology...

  • No cooking at €4m state-of-the-art kitchen at St Vincent de Paul

    No cooking at €4m state-of-the-art kitchen at St Vincent de Paul

    A new €4 million state-of-the-art kitchen inaugurated almost a year ago at St Vincent De Paul Residence has never been used to prepare meals for residents and staff, Times of Malta is informed. Instead, food is being supplied by contractor James...

  • Maltese professor had link to Russian troll factory

    Maltese professor had link to Russian troll factory

    Maltese professor Joseph Mifsud's "various Russian contacts" included a one-time employee of a Russian troll factory which ran social media campaigns designed to sow discord in the US, the Mueller report found.  The report, which looked into...

  • Various entities approach Development Bank for investment

    Various entities approach Development Bank for investment

    A number of public and private entities have already approached the Malta Development Bank to enquire about investment initiatives, with the bank stressing that its preferred model would be one that includes commercial banks. The entities proposed...

  • Woman hurt after crashing into parked car

    Woman hurt after crashing into parked car

    Updated at 12.45pm A young woman from Attard was seriously injured after she crashed her car into a parked one. Her condition later improved, however. The 21-year-old was driving down Triq R. Caruana Dingli, San Ġwann, when she lost control of her...

  • Watch: Thousands join annual Puttinu walk

    Watch: Thousands join annual Puttinu walk

    Thousands of people once again set off the early hours of Good Friday morning to raise money for Puttinu by walking 22 kilometres from the Mellieħa Parish square. Participants were asked to donate a minimum of €10 in aid of Puttinu Cares for this...

  • Fairy lights - a stark reality for Victoria council

    Fairy lights - a stark reality for Victoria council

    A court has dismissed a claim by Victoria local council, Gozo, that it was not liable for an electricity bill for fairy lights installed on trees in its main square.  The council had sued Arms Ltd to insist it was not responsible for the...

  • 63-year-old hit by car in Gżira

    63-year-old hit by car in Gżira

    A 63-year-old was grievously injured on Thursday when he was hit by a car in Gżira. The police said the accident happened in Triq il-Gżira at 5.30pm. The victim was hit by a Vauxhall Astra that was bieng driven by a 40-year-old from Birkirkara. He...

  • Teen migrants refused bail because of missing signature

    Teen migrants refused bail because of missing signature

    The three migrants charged with the seizure of a merchant vessel have been refused bail. A joint request to this effect was turned down by Mr Justice Giovanni Grixti on a procedural point. The accused, aged 15, 16 and 19, and charged with seizing...

  • Greco’s work ‘based on facts not impressions’

    Greco’s work ‘based on facts not impressions’

    The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption - Greco based its reports “on facts, not on impressions or perceptions”, its president, Marin Mrčela, said on Wednesday. Though not referring to any report in particular, Mr Mrčela...

  • No evidence to support Mcast allegations, inquiry board concludes

    No evidence to support Mcast allegations, inquiry board concludes

    No evidence has been found to support allegations of an administrative and operational nature at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, the Education Ministry said. The inquiry had started after a senior member of the Mcast staff made...

  • Bizarre resurfacing job was a unique case – roads agency

    Bizarre resurfacing job was a unique case – roads agency

    A photo of a parked car surrounded by freshly-laid tarmac has done the rounds on social media amid questions on certain work practices being adopted during road resurfacing jobs. Infrastructure Malta, which was responsible for the job, insisted...

  • Schoolchildren want a more diverse PE curriculum

    Schoolchildren want a more diverse PE curriculum

    School children are seeking a more diverse curriculum when it comes to their physical education classes at school as well as better facilities that can be used throughout the year and not hampered by seasonal conditions. This was one of the main...

  • Mount Carmel's Forensic Unit not a prison ward - magistrate

    Mount Carmel's Forensic Unit not a prison ward - magistrate

    A man, arrested during a drugs raid on a Qormi garage on Tuesday, was remanded in custody at the Corradino Correctional Facility rather than the forensic unit at Mount Carmel Hospital which was not a Prison Ward in terms of law. Renald...

  • Russia tried to buy tear gas, riot gear from Malta, cancels ship dock request - report

    Russia tried to buy tear gas, riot gear from Malta, cancels ship dock request - report

    Russia has withdrawn a request to dock a warship in Malta, amid suspicions it was trying to purchase riot gear and gas canisters on the island, a report has claimed.  The 7,570-tonne Severomorsk, with a crew of more than 400 is believed to be...

  • MEPs approve new CO2 emissions limits for trucks

    MEPs approve new CO2 emissions limits for trucks

    The first ever EU regulation on CO2 emissions for trucks and lorries was approved by the European Parliament on Thursday, in an effort to curb rising road transport emissions. The new legislation, informally agreed between MEPs and the Romanian...

  • Ministry aims to expand aviation register by 85 aircraft

    Ministry aims to expand aviation register by 85 aircraft

    The Transport Ministry is aiming to expand the aviation register by a further 85 aircraft by the end of the year, Transport Minister Ian Borg said on Thursday. Malta currently has 315 registered aircraft, with authorities seeking to have 400...

  • Dog fights ring may be back in Malta

    Dog fights ring may be back in Malta

    The police are investigating the possible return of an underground dog fighting ring. The spectre of illegal dog fighting was raised in Parliament on Tuesday by Opposition MP Mario Galea who said he had been shocked to learn the heinous form of...

  • The 'Wikipedia' of notarial documents is in the making

    The 'Wikipedia' of notarial documents is in the making

    Leafing through hundreds of thousands of notarial documents is daunting for researchers and could wear out the age-old documents, so a ‘wikipedia’ of the archives is in the making. Eventually, this online encyclopaedia could be linked to digital...

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