Malta Gozo News Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:31:05 +0000Leatherback turtle weakened by ingested plastics, died of pneumonia
The Environment and Resources Authority, has said in a statement that a necropsy on a dead leatherback turtle...Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:38:25 +0000A Little Night Music: Open-air classical concert in the heart of Victoria
A Little Night Music – an open-air classical concert, is taking place this month right in the heart...Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:03:57 +000025% increase on regularisation fees for coming year scrapped by PA
Property owners who wish to regularise their non-sanctionable property in the coming 12 months will not be charged...Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:09:58 +0000Gozo Film Festival gets underway next Friday at the Citadel
The Gozo Film Festival has been launched by the Minister for Gozo Dr Justyne Caruana, following on from...Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:30:25 +0000MUSIC+ Gozo mini-festival of recitals, master classes and much more
The Classique Foundation is a non-profit cultural organisation in Gozo, with the main objective of promoting culture by...
Malta Independent Sat, 18 Aug 2018 13:50:00 +0200Woman arrested after importing 600 grammes of cannabis by post
A woman has been arrested for importing 600 grammes of cannabis, the police said.The drug was contained in a package she received from the United States.The woman, 29, of Swieqi, could be arraigned on Sunday morning, accused with association to impor...Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:34:00 +0200Undisclosed amount of cash stolen in Cospicua hold-up
An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen in a hold-up on a shop in Cospicua on Friday afternoon, the police said on Saturday.The hold-up took place in Santa Tereza Street at 6.30pm.A man armed with a knife entered the shop and demanded money from the...Sat, 18 Aug 2018 09:31:00 +0200Agreement to raise price of ‘pastizzi’ would be illegal – authority
An agreement to raise the price of pastizzi (cheese/pea cakes) by 33 per cent would be illegal, the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority said.It was referring to reports in the media where it is being stated that there was an agreement be...Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:58:00 +0200Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies, at age 80
Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80.His foundation announced his death in a a twee...Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:27:00 +0200Graffiti sprayed on Sliema marker stone
Graffiti was sprayed on a marker stone on the roundabout at the intersection between Dingli Street, High Street and St Mary Street in Sliema.The letters, in light blue spray, could be linked to foreign gangs.Marker stones were erected in several area...
Malta Today Sat,18 Aug 2018 14:21:32 +0200 Democratic Party asks EU to establish whistleblower protection laws for all member states
PD says it is EU’s responsibility to ensure all its citizens have access to whistleblower protection Sat,18 Aug 2018 13:25:47 +0200 Woman arrested after receiving 600g of cannabis by post from the US
29-year-old Swieqi resident to be charged with drug importation, possession, trafficking Sat,18 Aug 2018 12:30:49 +0200 Over 800kg of discarded appliances, other refuse, collected from Wied Qirda
Newly launched agency Ambjent Malta carried out valley clean-up following media reports of fresh dumping Sat,18 Aug 2018 11:52:41 +0200 Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies
Ex-UN chief and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan dies aged 80 Sat,18 Aug 2018 11:27:03 +0200 Armed robbery at Cospicua shop
Shop in Triq Santa Tereza, Cospicua robbed at knifepoint yesterday evening, by thief who escaped with cash
Times of Malta Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:08:00 +0200Don't have sex during heat wave, Colombian mayor urges locals
Locals in a Colombian city have been told to stop having sex to ensure they stay cool during a scorching heatwave.
Santa Marta city health secretary Julio Salas sparked a mix of laughter and disbelief this week when he urged re...Sat, 18 Aug 2018 14:11:15 +0200Plastics weakened this rare turtle, before pneumonia killed it
A rare leatherback turtle found dead off the Ċirkewwa coast died from pneumonia, though its health had been weakened by ingested plastics, the environment watchdog said on Friday.
Weighing 190 kilogrammes, this rare specimen, ...Sat, 18 Aug 2018 13:30:18 +0200Evicted, abandoned and desperate to return to Qormi cow farm
Some 30 people evicted from the cow farm where they had been living have contacted the man running the place "begging" to be allowed back after spending almost a week on the streets.
About 120 migrants, many of whom came to Mal...Sat, 18 Aug 2018 13:26:00 +0200Woman caught receiving 600g of cannabis by post
A 29-year-old woman living in Swieqi is being held by police after she was caught receiving a postal package containing 600 grams of suspected cannabis. Police said on Saturday that anti-drug squad officers had worked together ...Sat, 18 Aug 2018 13:23:05 +0200Literature’s relationship with nature
A round-table discussion entitled ‘Losing My Space’ about the relationship between literature and nature will be held tomorrow at Palazzo de la Salle, Valletta, as part of the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival.
The members of ...