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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:54:58 +0000
Gozo’s Gaulitanus Choir returns from Lombardia concert-tour
Gozo’s Gaulitanus Choir recently returned from Lombardia in Italy, where it was on a concert-tour. This was the...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:37:17 +0000
The Living Nativity now open in Nadur until the New Year
This year’s edition of ‘In Praesepio – The Living Nativity – opened in Nadur Gozo, yesterday organised by...

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:08:54 +0000
Marsalforn promenade masterplan launched by the Ministry for Gozo
The Marsalforn promenade masterplan has been officially launched today by the Ministry for Gozo. The masterplan was conducted...

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:02:30 +0000
Artistic crib by Gozitan Manwel Grech inaugurated in Bethlehem
The artistic crib, created by Gozitan Manwel Grech and his team, has been set up in Manger Square...

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:37:43 +0000
Minor Seminary’s Christmas production in Gozo is a huge success
This year’s Seminary Christmas production in Gozo – Fettlilna Naghmlu Musical – has been hailed as a huge...

Malta Independent

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:00:00 +0100
PN declines to provide specifics on large donations presented by Arrigo and Puli
The Nationalist Party has declined to provide further details of the donations the party received following last week’s fund-raising marathon. Eyebrows were raised after Deputy Leader Robert Arrigo and Secretary General Clyde Puli presente...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:30:00 +0100
TMIS Editorial - Pilatus Bank: Malta’s media freedom SLAPPed in the face
When Pilatus Bank in mid-October threatened this publishing house with the prospect of multi-million euro lawsuits in the United States and the United Kingdom over its reportage, this media house was faced with a dilemma.  On the one hand, the l...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:00:00 +0100
‘Why should we have informed PD if they showed us no loyalty?’– Clyde Puli says of PN-PD breakup
Nationalist Party Sectary General Clyde Puli deemed it unnecessary to consult with, or even to have informed, Forza Nazzjonali coalition partner Partit Demokratiku of the party’s decision to dissolve the uneasy partnership between the two parti...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:00:00 +0100
PN does not want Jerma to remain in a derelict state, but has no opinion on way forward
While the PN wants something to be done about the site of the former Jerma Palace hotel in Marsascala and does not want it to remain abandoned given the terrible state it is in, it has no clear opinion as to how it should be developed, be it a public...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:30:00 +0100
Daphne's murder: European Commissioner backs call for UN representative to protect journalists
European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans this week said he is backing the #ProtectJournalists campaign initiated by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) for the creation of a United Nations Special Representative for the Safety of Journalists.T...

Malta Today

Sun,17 Dec 2017 14:25:59 +0100
Pope Francis warns media: fake news is a ‘grave sin’
Journalism ‘fundamental’ to democracy, but bias and disinformation hurts everyone

Sun,17 Dec 2017 13:19:40 +0100
Delia says PN should be more positive, win back respect from voters
'We must also show the Government that, despite being the Opposition, we are capable of being positive'

Sun,17 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0100
At least eight dead in Methodist church attack in Pakistan
  Two attackers in suicide bomb and gun attack intercepted at church’s entrance

Sun,17 Dec 2017 12:18:44 +0100
Prime Minister: Egrant allegations an ‘obscene lie’, promise to resign if any truth found still stands
Muscat emphasised Egrant ownership claims were completely untrue; government’s power station decisions proved their worth this week; appealed for Air Malta pilots and unions to act ‘sensibly’

Sun,17 Dec 2017 11:37:17 +0100
Russian whistleblower did not pass any documents to delegation, MEP reveals
MEP Ana Gomes tells newspaper that, contrary to previous reports, the whistleblower did not pass any Egrant documents to the delegation

Times of Malta

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:40:03 +0100
Gozo court rejects attempt to silence The Sunday Times
A lawyer’s attempt to stop The Sunday Times of Malta from publishing a story on alleged breaches of the advocates’ code of ethics has been shot down by a court in Gozo.  Lawyer Kevin Mompalao had requested the court to iss...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:35:06 +0100
Remembering Captain Sir Robert Cavendish Spencer
Many British servicemen lie buried in Malta, yet one, Robert Cavendish Spencer, has been rewarded with two monuments: one at Blata l-Bajda and the other in Valletta. This article investigates who this naval officer was and why ...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:12:01 +0100
Sicily on our streets
Dolce SiciliaPaceville Food: 7/10Service: 9/10Ambience: 6/10Value: 8/10Overall: 8/10 This outpost of Sicily stands proudly on a corner in Paceville. It is a place I love, located in a place I detest. The fact that I repeatedly ...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:08:00 +0100
Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan
  Two suicide bombers have attacked a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta, killing eight people and wounding 42 others. Sarfaraz Bugti, home minister for the southwestern Baluchistan province, said hundreds of worshippers w...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:41:00 +0100
FIAU threats don't frighten me - MEP David Casa
European Parliament member David Casa has doubled down on his criticism of the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit, saying that in burying a "finished" report it had opened itself up to charges of complicity.  Writing on Face...

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