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  • Konrad Mizzi demanded Panama Papers correspondence in 2016

    Konrad Mizzi demanded Panama Papers correspondence in 2016

    Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi engaged an international reputation consultancy firm in April 2016 to gain access to all Panama Papers correspondence in which he and his Panama company were mentioned, leaked documents show. Dr Mizzi has mounted his...

  • Watch: Let politicians know that society wants to protect the life of the unborn, marchers told

    Watch: Let politicians know that society wants to protect the life of the unborn, marchers told

    The forthcoming European Parliament and local council elections were an ideal opportunity to let politicians know that society wanted to protect the life of the unborn, and that life started from conception, pro-life demonstrators in Valletta were...

  • Three cancers in 20 years - a woman's gratitude for a service which started over a cup of coffee

    Three cancers in 20 years - a woman's gratitude for a service which started over a cup of coffee

    Twenty years ago, Dolores Azzopardi walked into a dark room at the end of a long corridor, was injected with chemotherapy while standing up and was suddenly overcome by a deep sense of helplessness. Two decades and two cancer comebacks later, she...

  • Prediction on pools in ODZ is proven right

    Prediction on pools in ODZ is proven right

    In July, the Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) warned that if three ODZ villas in Żejtun were approved, the developers would be back with applications for swimming pools.  In November, the developers were back with applications for...

  • Farmer injured by mechanical plough, rider falls off horse

    Farmer injured by mechanical plough, rider falls off horse

    Updated 7.45pm with second accident A 43-year-old man was seriously injured on Sunday morning in an incident involving a mechanical plough. The police said the incident took place at 11.30am while the man, who is from Zurrieq, was working in a...

  • Government ‘guaranteeing’ it will go on with corruption, Delia says

    Government ‘guaranteeing’ it will go on with corruption, Delia says

    The government is giving a guarantee it will go on with corrupt practices by celebrating a National Audit Office report on the power station as a “certificate of best practice”, Opposition leader Adrian Delia said on Sunday. The NAO report found...

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

    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...

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

    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...

  • Corruption costs Malta taxpayers €725m annually, say the European Greens

    Corruption costs Malta taxpayers €725m annually, say the European Greens

    Corruption costs taxpayers in Malta €725 million every year – more than the entire amount spent on education, a study published on Friday by the European Greens has estimated. The study estimated that €904 billion are lost annually to corruption...

  • First records by Maltese singer go back on sale

    First records by Maltese singer go back on sale

    A compilation of the first ever studio recordings by a Maltese artist, dating back to the interwar years, is set to be released again. The project is a joint initiative between Filfla Records and the Friends of the National Archives. Sung by...

  • Gozo beauty spot turned into a stink, again

    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...

  • No discussion on Delia investigation report within the PN

    No discussion on Delia investigation report within the PN

    A week after it was revealed that the Opposition leader was part of a money-laundering investigation, none of the Nationalist Party’s internal structures have so far been convened to debate the matter. “It seems that it is all business as usual.

  • Today's front pages - December 9, 2018

    Today's front pages - December 9, 2018

    The following are the top stories in Malta's newspapers on Sunday. The Sunday Times of Malta reports that corruption costs Malta €725 million per year, according to a study by the European Greens. That is more than is spent annually on...

  • New forum will bridge gap between employers and disabled

    New forum will bridge gap between employers and disabled

    A new forum will bridge the gap between employers and the disabled community, the Commissioner for the Rights of People with a Disability, Oliver Scicluna, said on Wednesday.  Speaking during a seminar to mark World Day for People with a...

  • Prison population up over 80% in a decade

    Prison population up over 80% in a decade

    The number of prisoners at Corradino Correctional Facility increased by more than 80 per cent over a period of 10 years, the Council of Europe reported. The report, drawn up by the University of Lausanne and co-funded by the European Union and the...

  • Over 3,300 University students graduate

    Over 3,300 University students graduate

    Just over 3,340 University students graduated in almost 30 ceremonies held over the past month, the last taking place on Friday evening. A total of 2,155 graduates followed undergraduate courses and 1,186 completed postgraduate studies. The...

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

    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...

  • Charity takes centre stage in Christmas edition of Pink

    Charity takes centre stage in Christmas edition of Pink

    Charity and giving take centre stage in the Christmas edition of Pink, with a focus on those who need the supplies of the food bank in Valletta and why, as well as a spotlight on the real volunteers, working behind the scenes, outside the glory...

  • On suspended sentence... arrested for drug possession

    On suspended sentence... arrested for drug possession

    A man was remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to aggravated possession of drugs upon his arraignment on Saturday, after having spent the past three months under police bail. Charleston Cassar, a 26-year old Cospicua resident was charged...

  • Muscat heckled by MEP Ana Gomes during meeting for European left

    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...

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