The Malta Independent 16 January 2019, Wednesday

Updated: Fuel stations - No agreement in meeting with minister, strike still on the cards

No agreement was reached on Wednesday during a meeting between the GRTU and the Energy Ministry, meaning that a strike by fuel stations is still on the cards. The meeting was held to discuss the...

Court of Appeal overturns conviction of three men jailed last summer

The Court of Criminal Appeal has overturned the conviction of three men who had been jailed last summer for smuggling boxes containing over a million contraband cigarettes after it heard that it was...

Brexit negotiations were fully flawed, Alfred Sant says

Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK were fully flawed, LAbour MEP Alfred Sant said today. The UK should have been asked first to clear as a matter of principle and policy what future...

‘Decisive’ meeting on petrol stations to be held today, strike not excluded – GRTU

A decisive meeting between the Malta Chamber of SMEs (GRTU) and the Government is to be held today to discuss the possibility of the Government funding the required €21 million needed to re-fit...

Explaining the border 'backstop' that halted Brexit deal

Much of the stated opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union centered on the "backstop." The provision was designed to prevent the reintroduction of border...

PBS saga: Bundy defends car lease situation, says board decisions ‘not in interest of company’

Former PBS CEO John Bundy took the stand before the Industrial Tribunal on Tuesday, and highlighted a number of situations brought about by the board which, he says, were not in the interest of the...

Updated: UK's May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

The U.K. Parliament held a historic vote Tuesday as British Prime Minister Theresa May lobbied for support but braced for defeat of the U.K.'s divorce deal with the European Union. Lawmakers...

PN’s Administrative Committee to meet Wednesday at 5pm - sources

The PN's Administrative Committee is to meet tomorrow at 5pm, sources within the PN told The Malta Independent. Opposition Leader Adrian Delia has faced criticism and arguments that he was...

Watch: Marsalforn streets, shops flooded in yet another winter without a breakwater

The streets of Marsalforn were once again awash with seawater as the promised breakwater has failed to materialise for yet another year. Videos uploaded on social media show how the waves brought...

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