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  • Malta considers UK, Italy models for economic crime-fighting

    Malta considers UK, Italy models for economic crime-fighting

    Authorities have studied the set-up of economic crime fighting institutions in the United Kingdom and Italy to see whether the models can be replicated in Malta. “At the moment we have stand-alone institutions [such as the Financial Intelligence...

  • Today's front pages - April 15, 2019

    Today's front pages - April 15, 2019

    The following are the top stories in Malta's newspapers on Monday. Times of Malta leads with a rally held by anti-abortion activists who insisted abortion must be taken off the political table. It also reports how some 50 migrants were found...

  • Case of scabies reported at Birżebbuġa primary school

    Case of scabies reported at Birżebbuġa primary school

    Birżebbuġa primary school has reported a case of scabies. The Education Ministry confirmed it was following up the case, along with the Health Ministry.  “When a child or educator is confirmed to have scabies, the Infectious Disease Prevention and...

  • ‘The capital is alive’

    ‘The capital is alive’

    As Valletta mayor Christian Micallef enters his fourth month at the helm of the local council, he shares his vision for tackling problem areas that create tensions between residents and business-owners. Interview by Ramona Depares. On Monday, it...

  • Watch: Mother and daughter killed, seven injured in horrific car crash

    Watch: Mother and daughter killed, seven injured in horrific car crash

    Updated Monday 9am with victim details Two Żabbar women died and seven were injured in a horrific traffic accident close to the roundabout which leads to Mġarr on Sunday night. Two cars collided in the area known as Il-Buqana at about 9pm, with...

  • 10 years since Palumbo took over Malta Shipyards

    10 years since Palumbo took over Malta Shipyards

    Palumbo took over the shipyard and superyacht yard almost a decade ago. It is not an easy time for boss Antonio Palumbo, who is appealing a six-year jail term, but he told Vanessa Macdonald that he long ago learnt to look at the future with...

  • Watch: Road rage argument lands a man in hospital

    Watch: Road rage argument lands a man in hospital

    Two men came to blows and one of them ended up in hospital in a road-rage incident near the Skate Park in Tal-Qroqq on Sunday afternoon. The police said the incident involved a Serbian man, 41 and another man from Lija, 31. The former ended up in...

  • Watch - Anti-abortion activists seek assurances from politicians

    Watch - Anti-abortion activists seek assurances from politicians

    Anti-abortion activists on Sunday demanded that political party leaders sign a written declaration against any legislation that could lead to the introduction of abortion. A gathering around the Christ the King monument in Floriana heard demands...

  • Soon-to-be magistrate had faced the Justice Commission

    Soon-to-be magistrate had faced the Justice Commission

    A lawyer who is reportedly set to be appointed magistrate, Nadine Lia, has undergone proceedings for misconduct. The proceedings by the Committee for Advocates and Legal Procurators, within the Commission for the Administration of Justice, were...

  • Unconscious man pulled from the sea off Sliema

    Unconscious man pulled from the sea off Sliema

    Updated 7.31pm   - An unconscious man who was pulled from the sea off Sliema Exiles beach on Sunday afternoon has been identified as a 33-year-old Belgian. Passers-by administered CPR after the man was spotted on the surface of the sea and was...

  • ‘Greatest weakness of safety watchdog is PR’

    ‘Greatest weakness of safety watchdog is PR’

    Sterling work carried out by the occupational safety watchdog is “grossly unappreciated” and its “greatest weakness” was in its public relations, its chairman, Labour MP Manuel Mallia, has lamented. Writing in the Occupational Health and Safety...

  • PN will prevail if it unites and speaks with conviction – Delia

    PN will prevail if it unites and speaks with conviction – Delia

    A united PN that spoke with conviction could send a strong message to the “arrogant and corrupt government”, Opposition leader Adrian Delia said on Sunday. Speaking during a political meeting in Siggiewi, Dr Delia said the next six weeks leading...

  • Muscat hits out at 'hypocrisy' of being anti-abortion and also anti-migration

    Muscat hits out at 'hypocrisy' of being anti-abortion and also anti-migration

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on Sunday called out the "hypocrisy" of those who lamented abortion as the killing of human lives, yet had had no concern for migrants stuck out at sea. “To me human life isn’t a relative issue. If there are some who...

  • Court asked to stop judicial appointments

    Court asked to stop judicial appointments

    Rule of law NGO Repubblika has filed a judicial protest seeking to stop the government from naming any new judges or magistrates under a system of appointments it says threatens the judiciary’s independence. In its protest, Repubblika says the...

  • Thieves drilling through locks to burgle apartments in broad daylight

    Thieves drilling through locks to burgle apartments in broad daylight

    The police are investigating a spike in robberies in the Sliema and St Julian’s area, most of which have seen the same methods being used.  Rather than using bump keys, as they used to in the past, the thieves are now drilling through the locks,...

  • MaltaToday editor ran ‘controlled’ interview with Electrogas

    MaltaToday editor ran ‘controlled’ interview with Electrogas

    Electrogas e-mails originally leaked to assassinated journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia show MaltaToday editor Saviour Balzan agreed to run a “controlled” interview about the power station project, at a time when the government and consortium were...

  • Large group of migrants evicted from Qormi house

    Large group of migrants evicted from Qormi house

    Some 50 migrants were evicted by the police on Sunday from a small apartment block in Qormi where they were living in poor conditions. A witness said the migrants were taken away in police vans escorted by several police cars after the raid in...

  • Driver seriously injured in Zabbar

    Driver seriously injured in Zabbar

    A 43-year-old man from Marsascala was seriously injured late on Friday in a car crash in Zabbar. The police in Triq Santa Tereża involved a Renault Clio driven by a 54-year-old from Zabbar and a Skoda Citigo driven by the 43-year-old. 

  • Today's front pages - April 14, 2019

    Today's front pages - April 14, 2019

    The following are the top stories in Malta's newspapers on Sunday. The Sunday Times of Malta reports that thieves are drilling through locks to burgle apartments in broad daylight, with a spike in burglaries reported in Sliema.  It also reports...

  • Young woman dies in traffic accident

    Young woman dies in traffic accident

    A young woman died when she was hit by a truck after falling off a motorcycle late on Saturday. The incident happened at about 11.30pm in Sta Lucija Avenue, Paola, when the woman, a 23-year-old German, was riding pillion on a motorcycle heading...

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