The Malta Independent 12 February 2016, Friday

Ministry for Transport and Infrastructure heavily condemns illegal dumping of furniture in Selmun

The Ministry for Transport and Infrastructure has heavily condemned the illegal dumping of broken furniture in a touristic spot in Selmun.Unfortunately, these cases happen frequently despite there...

Justice Ministry speaks of efforts to conclude court cases pending more than six years

The Justice Ministry today said that a stronger effort is being made for court cases that have been pending more than six years to be concluded. The ministry was reacting to a sentence given on...

Xghajra deputy mayor threatened to burn former partner’s daughter alive, court hears

A former partner of Xghajra deputy mayor Neil Attard testified in court today, saying that Mr Attard has threatened her on a number of occasions. One such threat she received, she told the court, was...

Financial results 2015: GO reports €34.2 million pre-tax profit

GO p.l.c. today published its financial results for 2015, showing a profit before tax of €34.2 million as the group continues to register a strong performance in its core operations. The group's...

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Watch: Shocking new ISIS video shows British boy, 4, blowing up four alleged spies

The four year old British boy dubbed 'Jihadi Junior' has been filmed detonating the bomb which kills four ISIS prisoners in the group's latest execution video, the Daily Mail reports. Isa Dare,...

Prime Minister presented with ‘The National Portrait Gallery of Malta’

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat received a signed copy of “The National Portrait Gallery” from author Nicholas de Piro and editorial coordinator Joe Vella, during a visit that coincided with...

Number of hoax calls on emergency number down by almost half in 2015

The number of hoax calls on emergency number 112 during 2015 was down by almost a half, from 7,000 in 2014 to 3,280 last year. The statistics were given to the media during a visit by Home...

Malta with second lowest proportion of renewable energy in EU - Eurostat

In 2014, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy reached 16.0% in the European Union (EU), almost double that of 2004 (8.5%), the first year for which the data...

Former priest arrested for 1960 killing of Texas beauty queen

For more than half a century, the unsolved killing of a young schoolteacher and beauty queen who was last seen at church haunted the Texas city of McAllen. But now, nearly 56 years after the...

Substantial amount of cash stolen in hold-up on lotto booth

A substantial amount of cash was stolen from the lotto booth in Pieta on Wednesday evening, the police said this morning. The hold-up took place in Marina Street, Pieta at 11.30pm. Two men,...

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