Malta Gozo News Wed, 19 Jan 2022 08:32:04 +0000Class A riders dominate 4th round of Gozo Motocross Championship
The fourth round of the Gozo Motocross Association championship 2022-fuellledby Enemed, was dominated by an exciting display of...Wed, 19 Jan 2022 08:07:47 +0000Enemalta power cut possible for parts of Qala on Thursday
It is possible that some parts of Qala could experience a power disruption due to maintenance work being...Tue, 18 Jan 2022 16:49:21 +0000Maltese Bishops congratulate Robert Metsola on new appointment
The Church in Malta has congratulated Dr Roberta Metsola on her appointment today as President of the European...Tue, 18 Jan 2022 11:36:23 +00003 deaths, 379 new Covid cases recorded and 704 recoveries, 107 in hospital
Three men aged, 60, 64 and 89 have passed away in the last 24 hours while Covid-19 positive,...Tue, 18 Jan 2022 10:48:55 +0000Roberta Metsola elected President of the European Parliament with 74% of the vote
Roberta Metsola has just been elected as President of the European Parliament in the first round of voting,...
Malta Independent Wed, 19 Jan 2022 10:41:00 +0000Repubblika calls on police to charge former Pilatus Bank officials with money laundering
NGO Repubblika has called on the police to charge a number of former Pilatus Bank officials with money laundering, saying that there is enough evidence for such a case to stand up in court.Repubblika President Robert Aquilina said that Police Commiss...Wed, 19 Jan 2022 07:06:00 +0000Covid-19 health emergency could be over this year, WHO says
The worst of the coronavirus pandemic — deaths, hospitalizations and lockdowns — could be over this year if huge inequities in vaccinations and medicines are addressed quickly, the head of emergencies at the World Health Organiz...Wed, 19 Jan 2022 07:08:00 +0000Live Covid updates: US faces wave of omicron deaths; Japan widens curbs, including in Tokyo
NEW YORK (AP) - The fast-moving omicron variant may cause less severe disease on average, but COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. are climbing and modelers forecast 50,000 to 300,000 more Americans could die by the time the wave subsides in mid-March.The sev...Wed, 19 Jan 2022 07:29:00 +0000TMID Editorial - Roberta Metsola: An honour for her, an honour for Malta
Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola was yesterday elected as President of the European Parliament, only the third woman to make it to this prestigious position. The other two were both French.The election culminates her steady rise in the corridors of th...Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:05:00 +0000Updated (2): Tree falls on car in Paola, woman injured, road closed
A tree fell on a car as it was being driven in the direction of Paola this morning, the police said.The circumstances of the accident are still being established by the police, with eyewitnesses saying that a heavy vehicle which was being driven in t...
Malta Today Wed,19 Jan 2022 10:15:34 +0100 [WATCH] EU rules must be respected, Grech says on Malta pipeline after Tajani meeting
PN leader Bernard Grech met Italian MEP Antonio Tajani who has questioned the European Commission about funds for Malta's gas pipeline project and how these could end up in the pockets of people implicated in Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder Wed,19 Jan 2022 10:15:02 +0100 ‘It still makes sense’, Sant on inquiring magistrate he proposed in 1996
Former Labour PM recalls resistance to similar anti-corruption magistrate proposal from PN, judiciary and lawyers when this was originally proposed by his government Wed,19 Jan 2022 10:05:44 +0100 Green wave: non-profits start popping up in fledgling cannabis industry
Malta’s legalisation of recreational cannabis has paved the way for fledgling ‘cannabis clubs’ to begin in earnest and start the dispensation of locally-grown cannabis Wed,19 Jan 2022 10:05:12 +0100 A lot of people live with unprocessed resentment for women due to a myriad factors
No 122 – Gender Violence? What Gender Violence? Wed,19 Jan 2022 09:53:31 +0100 Eight establishments accredited with 'Autism Friendly Spaces' mark
The establishments altered physical aspects of their premises, making them more sensory accessible
Times of Malta Wed, 19 Jan 2022 10:15:00 +0100Asian markets track Wall Street losses as crude extends latest rally
Growing fears about the Federal Reserve’s plans to fight surging inflation by ramping up interest rates hit Asian markets again on Wednesday, following hefty sell-off on Wall Street, while oil prices extended their rally after a bl...Wed, 19 Jan 2022 10:15:00 +0100Repubblika calls on police commissioner to charge Pilatus officials
Rule of law group Repubblika has called on Police Commissioner Angelo Gafa' to charge a number of former Pilatus Bank officials, saying there is enough evidence of alleged money laundering to do so.
Addressing a press conference outs...Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:33:00 +0100Arabic oud icon seeks to 'change soul' of Iraq with music
Long uprooted from his native Iraq, Naseer Shamma, an icon of the Arabic oud, has returned home to help rekindle the flame of Iraqi music, snuffed out by decades of conflict.
“When you are in your own country, you feel very high em...Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:31:00 +0100Truck drags tree branch onto car, woman injured
A truck dragged down a tree branch that hit a car in traffic on Boffa Avenue, Paola, on Wednesday morning.
The accident happened shortly before 8.45.
A woman who was in the car, a Peugeot, was injured when the heavy branch crashed on...Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:25:00 +0100UN confirms 2021 among seven hottest years on record
The past seven years have been the hottest on record, the United Nations confirmed Wednesday, adding that 2021 temperatures remained high despite the cooling effect of the La Nina weather phenomenon.
"The warmest seven years have all...