The Malta Independent 23 October 2017, Monday

Daphne murder: Archbishop celebrates mass at Bidnija, calls for culture of honesty, integrity

Archbishop Charles Scicluna is saying Mass at the Bidnija chapel, exactly one week after journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed with a car bomb.  ...

Delia tables parliamentary motion with CSN demands for resignation of Police Chief and AG

PN Leader Adrian Delia has presented a motion to parliament to urgently discuss the demands put forward by the Civil Society Network to President Marie-Louise Colerio Preca after yesterday's...

‘No comment’ – police chief refuses to answer questions over calls for resignation

Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar has indicated that he will not resign after telling The Malta Independent that he had no further comments to make when asked whether he will vacate his post...

PN calls parliamentary group meeting in wake of 'internal division'

The PN has called a Parliamentary Group meeting today, and while the topic up for discussion is not exactly clear, the call comes in the midst of a clear division within the party....

Rainews deems Libya fuel smuggling 'most credible' motive behind Caruana Galizia's murder

Italian news agency Rainews24 has published a report in which it links Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder with the Libyan oil smuggling operations. In an article published earlier today, Rianews is...

Updated: PN criticises Muscat for opting to ‘ignore’ Caruana Galizia murder in Parliamentary speech

The Opposition has said that Prime Minister Joseph Muscat showed his insensitivity towards the murder of Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia by choosing not to speak about the tragedy in Parliament this...

Daphne’s sons, husband show up for Chris Cardona libel case

The three sons of Daphne Caruana Galizia were in court alongside their father Peter this morning to replace the slain journalist in the libel cases instituted against her by Minister Chris Cardona and...

Incidents such as Daphne’s murder an occasion to react to crime – Italy’s anti-Mafia commission head

The head of the Italian anti-Mafia commission Rosy Bindi said that terrible incidents such as the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia last week should be an occasion for all people to come together and...

‘In the eyes of the world, Malta changed after the Caruana Galizia murder’ – Adrian Delia

Malta has changed in the eyes of the world after the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, Opposition Leader Adrian Delia said in Parliament today. Parliament was meant to discuss the budgetary...

PANA committee calls for increased focus on virtual currencies, new technologies such as FinTech

The European Parliament’s PANA Committee has approved draft recommendations calling for increased scrutiny and regulation of emerging technologies, including virtual currencies and FinTech. The...

Q2 2017: Government records surplus of €4.5 million - NSO

In the second quarter of 2017, the General Government recorded a surplus of €4.5 million, the NSO said today. During the period April-June 2017, total revenue stood at €1,056.4...

Daphne’s murder: Rally calls for justice; resignation of police commissioner, Attorney General

The Civil Society Network this evening called for the removal of the police commissioner and the attorney general, and for the government to replace them with two other nominees approved by two thirds of Parliament....

Daphne Caruana Galizia assassination: A week and a crime like no other

Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered by car bomb at around 3pm on Monday 16 October close to her home in Bidnija. This is the sixth car bomb since the start of 2016 and the fourth fatality. While the...

Murder believed to have been commissioned locally, ties to international organised crime suspected

As the car bomb murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia continues to fuel rampant speculation, one of the main leads the police are pursuing is that the crime could have been commissioned by a...

Daphne’s sister says President, PM ‘downplaying assassination’

Corinne Vella, Daphne Caruana Galizia’s sister, says that the President and the Prime Minister are “downplaying” the assassination and “working to transform her into a martyr...

Daphne’s libel legacy: most plaintiffs still considering whether to proceed with cases

Out of the 12 people who currently have libel cases pending journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, only two – Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia and now Jeffery Pullicino Orlando – have...

Adrian Delia will not attend rally: ‘It’s not about me, it’s about democracy’

Opposition Leader Arian Delia will not be attending today's manifestation in Valletta to commemorate Daphne Caruana Galizia,...

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