The Malta Independent 21 June 2018, Thursday

President signs embryo law ‘solely out of loyalty to Constitution’

President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca has signed the embryo act solely out of loyalty to the Constitution. In a statement, the president said that the proposed amendments to the Embryo Protection...

Prime Minister meets PC Simon Schembri and family, asks him to stay on the force

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat today met with PC Simon Schembri and his family, and asked him, if possible, to stay on the force to continue serving as inspiration to the public. Schembri thanked...

AG appeal against bail for three man accused of smuggling cocaine rejected

The Criminal Court has rejected the Attorney General’s appeal against bail being granted to three men accused of smuggling 1.5kg of cocaine. Earlier this month, Tristan Pisani, Annajar...

Watch: Work on reconstruction of Valley Road in Balzan starts with removal of trees

The reconstruction works on Valley Road in Balzan has started with the removal of trees in the stretch which has been described by Minister Ian Borg as one of the worst roads in Malta. The works...

Paola square project to have more trees than before - Silvio Parnis

Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government Silvio Parnis told The Malta Independent that the Paola Square project, which has been at the heart of controversy for the past couple of days, will have...

EU countries, including Malta, prepare mini-summit as migration row festers

Leaders from a group of European Union countries, led by Germany and France, will meet Sunday to thrash out possible solutions to a divisive row over migrants. German Chancellor Angela Merkel,...

Former PN minister loses libel case on oil scandal comments

The three directors of Intershore Fiduciary Services Limited have been awarded €7,500 in libel damages from former minister Tonio Fenech over comments he made on TV, alleging they were involved...

Can we talk about Jason? - Committee shoots down request to discuss artists’ petition

A request to discuss a petition calling for the removal of V18 Chairman Jason Micallef in front of the Cultural Committee of the German Parliament was shot down by the Chairperson of the Parliamentary...

Updated: Robert Abela turns his guns on Caruana Galizia family as he fights off claims by PN MP

The family of Daphne Caruana Galizia are more interested in their 'repugnance' for the country than finding those who are criminally responsible for the assassination of the journalist, MP Robert Abela said...

Public Appointments Committee approves nomination of new gaming authority chief

Parliament’s Public Appointments Committee this afternoon decided to recommend the approval of Marlene Seychell’s nomination as non-executive chairperson of the Malta Gaming...

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