The Malta Independent 29 August 2015, Saturday

Car overturns after crashing into a parked car in Mosta; one person suffering grievous injuries

An accident near St Sylvester Chapel Mosta saw a car overturn at around 5 am this morning. The car allegedly crashed into a tree. An ambulance went on site and the police said that one person is...

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Over 3,000 people participate in the second edition of the President’s Bike Ride at Night

Over 3,000 cyclists and motorbike riders attended the President’s Bike Ride at Night, which was held on Friday. In a press statement, the President’s office hailed the second edition...

GRTU not pleased with public transport operator's access to certain data through 'tallinja' cards

The GRTU has formally drawn the attention of the Data Protection Commissioner to the union's concern on Malta Public Transport Operations Ltd having access to the National ID card database and the...

MDA stresses need for serious due diligence process in Residence and Visa Programme

The Malta Developers Association said it welcomed with satisfaction Government’s decision to launch the Residence and Visa Programme for Malta. In a statement, the MDA said that through...

Commercial prospects, investment opportunities between Malta, Turkey are gaining strength

The Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business Chris Cardona has today continued with his official visit in Izmir, Turkey, with a meeting with Mr Ekrem Demirtaş, Chairman of the...

Numbers continue to grow: Europe's migrant crisis brings tragedy by land and sea

Rescue workers counted dozens of victims Friday from the increasingly desperate tide of humanity sweeping into Europe fleeing war, oppression and poverty. Austrian police said 71 people likely...

Vatican gets embroiled in Italy's 'banned books' fray, many concern gay relationships

The Vatican has gotten embroiled in a modern-day, secular version of the Index of Banned Books. The Holy See press office had to set the record straight on Friday after the Italian media...

Labour deputy mayor to be charged with four counts of harassment

A Labour councillor is being charged with four counts of repeated harassment, The Malta Independent has learnt. Neil Attard, deputy mayor of Xghajra, is expected to appear before a court in a case...

Sicily detains 10 smugglers following deaths by asphyxiation of 52 migrants

Prosecutors in Sicily detained 10 people on suspicion of smuggling and murder Friday for having allegedly crammed dozens of migrants into the airless hold of a boat where 52 bodies were...

No fireworks for St Julian’s feast after restaurants, bars do not donate money

If you had in mind that this weekend you were going to St Julian’s to watch the fireworks displays and have a nice meal or a drink in good company you are going to be disappointed.  There...

Air Malta flight to Manchester turns back after discrepancy in number of passengers, baggage

An Air Malta flight to Manchester KM 146 has returned back to Malta as a security precautionary measure following a discrepancy in the number of passengers and baggage on-board. The aircraft has now...

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