Malta Today

Sat,04 Dec 2021 10:14:54 +0100
Captain Morgan gives in to public pressure, drops plans for Balluta jetty
Plans for an announced hop-on, hop-off ferry berth run by the owners of the Fortina hotel, were met with protests from NGOs and residents • Captain Morgan now looking at alternative landing sites

Sat,04 Dec 2021 09:42:04 +0100
Two separate road accidents land two men in hospital with grievous injuries
Two men lost control of their car and crashed into a wall and a tree

Fri,03 Dec 2021 19:17:42 +0100
Autumn the wettest on record since 1999
Until November, Malta already received 83% of the total rainfall expected during the precipitation year, which starts in September and ends in August

Fri,03 Dec 2021 16:46:31 +0100
Charmaine Gauci grilled on the witness stand in court case challenging COVID restrictions
A constitutional case claiming that COVID-19 restrictions breached human rights sees Public Health Superintendent Charmaine Gauci taking the witness stand

Fri,03 Dec 2021 16:17:37 +0100
Montenegro MPs open inquiry into Enemalta wind farm deal
Montenegro parliament votes to open inquiry into Mozura wind farm, which project implicates Enemalta and Caruana Galizia murder suspect Yorgen Fenech

Fri,03 Dec 2021 13:12:43 +0100
Body recovered near Filfla is missing Italian diver Danilo Scolari, police confirm
An unidentified body recovered close to the island of Filfla on 26 November has been identified as that of an Italian diver who went missing six days earlier

Fri,03 Dec 2021 12:51:18 +0100
COVID-19: Malta records 133 new infections
3 December COVID-19 update | 133 new cases • 1,348 active cases • 15 patients in hospital, 2 in ITU • Vaccine booster doses 127,100 • Total deaths 468

Fri,03 Dec 2021 12:37:45 +0100
[WATCH] Minister to issue criteria after giving court director power to delete judgements
Justice Minister justifies legal notice as a formalisation of existing practice, says it will be an exception to the rule

Fri,03 Dec 2021 11:56:00 +0100
Police turn to public for help to find man wanted to appear in court
Police release photo and ask for help to locate a man wanted to appear in court

Fri,03 Dec 2021 11:50:34 +0100
The political threat for the Turkish lira
 The independence of the Central Bank in Turkey is at best questionable

Fri,03 Dec 2021 11:29:55 +0100
Power to courts director to delete public judgements ‘misconceived’, lawyers say
Chamber of Advocates say power to delete public judgements is system that is misconceived, and lacks proper checks and balances

Fri,03 Dec 2021 11:20:07 +0100
MUMN wants President to veto cannabis reform
The nurses’ union wants the President to veto the cannabis reform until hospitals and care homes are allowed to take disciplinary action against employees under the influence of the drug

Fri,03 Dec 2021 11:09:37 +0100
Former Times journalists win 12-year freedom of expression battle
As the journalists’ case came closer to being heard in Strasbourg, the State Advocate took up the ECHR’s offer of a ‘friendly settlement’, agreeing to pay damages of €15,000

Fri,03 Dec 2021 10:26:25 +0100
Poor critical thinking in schools leading to ill-equipped workforce, academics warn ministers
STEM academics have signed an open letter to the education, employment and research ministries to warn of shortcomings in critical thinking in primary and secondary school learning

Fri,03 Dec 2021 07:11:00 +0100
Men’s mental health: what affects it, and how to improve support
Men everywhere find it difficult to open up about mental health. Amanda Farrugia, a medical doctor with special interest in psychiatry, says they are significantly more at risk of attempting suicide than women

Fri,03 Dec 2021 07:09:37 +0100
Tribunal confirms rejection of Rabat road petrol station
The Planning Authority’s appeals tribunal has confirmed a 2019 decision refusing a permit for a 3,000sq.m fuel station on the Rabat Road, in the vicinity of the St Mary of Victories chapel.

Fri,03 Dec 2021 07:08:41 +0100
Cher Camilleri: ‘Fake Ophelia’s debut album is on repeat. An impressive local album’
Singer Cher Camilleri tells all in our Q&A

Thu,02 Dec 2021 19:47:59 +0100
Police arrest drug trafficking suspect Aidan Bartolo after Mellieħa shootout
Police have arrested a man following a search in the Miżieb woodland that lasted until Friday morning

Thu,02 Dec 2021 17:57:50 +0100
[WATCH] Libyan arrests in Malta were €20 million money laundering bust
Europol assists Malta authorities in investigation of organised crime group in €20 million money laundering operation

Thu,02 Dec 2021 17:52:54 +0100
Car dealer accused of misappropriating €1.6 million, fraud and money laundering
Man charged with misappropriating €1.6 million and other financial crimes, denied bail