The Malta Independent 24 April 2018, Tuesday

PM reiterates support for Jason Micallef, refuses to comment directly on 17 Black

Prime Minister reiterated his support for embattled V18 Chairman Jason Micallef in light of the framing criticism and calls for resignations from global and local organisations, but insisted that it...

Judge authorises Caruana Galizia family to be part of court case filed by suspect

A Constitutional Court has upheld a request by lawyers for the Caruana Galizia family to participate in the case filed by murder suspect Alfred Degiorgio in which he is demanding the removal of a...

Life Network Foundation ‘very worried’ about Child Commissioner’s backing of embryo act amendment

The Life Network Foundation has expressed that it is 'very worried' about Child Commissioner Pauline Miceli's backing of the embryo act amendments and have appealed to her to "remain loyal to her same...

Chairman of committee that selected Valletta as European Capital of Culture boycotting V18

The man who had chaired the committee that monitored Valletta as European Capital for Culture in 2018, Ulrich Fuchs, told The Malta Independent yesterday that he will “certainly not attend any...

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Watch: EU Justice Commissioner’s visit to Malta will also cover anti-money laundering, FIAU

European Union’s Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova has told Maltese MEP Francis Zammit Dimech that she has several topics to cover in her visit to Malta, including anti-money laundering and the...

Konrad Mizzi says he has met Ali Sadr, Finance Minister has not

Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi this evening confirmed that he has met Pilatus Bank owner Ali Sadr Hasheminejad. However, Finance Minister Edward Scicluna has not....

Daphne Project: ‘Lives of my mother’s sources more important than government’s thirst for vengeance’

Matthew Caruana Galizia, son of Daphne Caruana Galizia, yesterday evening explained to CNN’s chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour that even if he was in possession of his...

Muscat has ‘nothing to add’ to what has been said by government on Daphne Project revelations

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat this evening said that he has nothing to add to what has been said by the government about the Daphne Project revelations which were published last week. Nationalist...

60% of people who tested internet speed found it was slower than advertised - report

The number of households using ultra-high internet speeds is in the increase, but many households do not actually test their internet download speed, according to the findings of a survey by the Malta...

Principle of equity not upheld in government proposals on embryo freezing – PD

Partit Demokratiku noted today that the principle of equity is not being upheld with the proposed changes regarding embryo freezing, once choice is going to be exercised between who is to be implanted...

The Daphne Project: Sources ‘confirm’ Azerbaijani ruler's children clients of Pilatus Bank

Pilatus Bank was used to “move millions around Europe” by a network of over 50 companies and trusts “secretly owned by Azerbaijan’s ruling elite” according to a...

815 people granted some form of protection status by Malta in 2017

Malta granted some form of protection status to 815 people in 2017, according to data published by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical agency. Unlike most EU countries, where the highest number...

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