The Malta Independent 28 April 2015, Tuesday

Birdlife expects future hunting seasons to be closed each time there are illegalities

Birdlife today said that it expects hunting seasons – spring and autumn – to be closed each time there are illegalities. President Mark Sultana told journalists that the number of...

FKNK laments collective punishment imposed on hunters; says more police officers than turtle-doves

FKNK president Joe Perici Calascione said today that no European country imposes collective punishment, and the federation is considering taking legal steps in a bid to bring to an end this...

Government confirms TMI story on Paul Pace’s new role within the health ministry

The Ministry for Health and Energy has confirmed the story revealed by The Malta Independent that Paul Pace has been given a top role in the ministry. In a statement issued this afternoon, the...

European Union officials seek major changes to face security challenges

European Union officials are seeking sweeping changes in bloc policies and practices to face new security risks arising from terrorism, organized crime and cybercrime. EU Commission Vice...

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PN presents ‘groundbreaking’ private member's bill on public domain property

The Nationalist Party is to present a Private Member's Bill to the Speaker of the House at 1 pm today concerning public domain property. This comes after a number of NGOs have been calling for...

A&H: My Kind of Life

It is safe to say that mothers play an important part in their children's upbringing. Here in Malta, it seems that each and every child has some form of after school activity. Dance, drama, music or...

'Fireworks festival was hell for dogs' – Island Sanctuary calls for change of location

Island Sanctuary, which homes about a hundred abandoned dogs at the shelter at Tas Silg, Marsaxlokk, has voiced its concerns about the needless ordeal the animals go through during the fireworks...