The Malta Independent 1 November 2014, Saturday

Russian military aircraft in Maltese airspace, no contact made with Maltese authorities

One or two Russian military airplanes have entered Maltese airspace and have not made any contact with the local authorities this afternoon, The Malta Independent has learnt. The aircraft, of the...

Italy phases out sea rescues to save migrants, but says lives won't be sacrificed

Italy insisted Friday that lives won't be sacrificed as it ended its costly Mediterranean Sea rescue operation and shifted over to a less ambitious joint patrol with the European Union. Italy...

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Leisure Clothing investigation: Ambassador denies receiving gifts from Chinese sweatshop

The Chinese ambassador has denied every receiving 'gifts' from the Chinese-owned company Leisure Clothing. Reports published in the PN's paper In-Nazzjon alleged that a number of officials from...

PN expects positive initiatives for the families and businesses in Budget 2015

The Nationalist Party today welcomed the EU's conditional clearance to the Government's Budget for 2015. This decision, in parallel with Government's repeated assurances on Malta's strong economic...

Pasqualino Cefai case: Accused was hysteric when hearing continued without his lawyer’s presence

Pasqualino Cefai had requested his lawyer accompanies him during a drug related hearing in front of Magistrate Miriam Hayman but the case continued without his lawyer's presence and this is what may...

Reformed drug addict jailed for 18 months and fined following heroin find

A drug addict today was jailed for 18 months and fined €2,500 after a court found him guilty of being in possession of an amount of heroin enough to denote it was not for his personal...

Birdlife activist who entered ‘public’ land with BBC journalist charged with trespassing

A Birdlife activist, Nimrod Mifsud of Gzira, this morning was charged with trespassing. He also stands charged with exercising a pretended right on April 25 this year. A court heard how...

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Radju Marija received several anonymous letters on Fr Charles Fenech's improper behaviour

Sources have told The Malta Independent that the Radju Marija board received a number of anonymous letters alleging improper behaviour by Fr Charles Fenech. Radju Marija employees had also informed...

AFM officers involved in rescue operation in Greece; 9 persons saved from boat caught in rough seas

The Armed Forces of Malta's Maritime Squadron Detachment currently operating out of the Greek island of Lesvos has been involved in a rescue operation yesterday 30 October 2014. While on routine...

PL accuses Simon Busuttil of trying to solve PN’s financial problems through taxpayer money

The PL today accused the Nationalist Party of trying to solve its financial problems through taxpayer money. It was reacting to calls by PN Secretary General Chris Said, who said this week that...

Watch: Malta Film Commission launches new website and show-reel of Malta’s film legacy

The Malta Film Commission has today launched a brand new updated website. The website - http://www.maltafilmcommission.com - has been designed with the aim of increasing awareness of Malta as a...

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