The Malta Independent 25 September 2018, Tuesday

Updated (2): Government disagrees with PA's decision to fly in board member for db project hearing

The Planning Authority (PA) last Thursday brought a board member from abroad by private jet for her to be able to vote in the controversial db project on the land formerly occupied by ITS in...

AG says copy of Egrant inquiry report sent to Justice Minister, but not to Opposition Leader

The Attorney General has told a court that he had emailed a copy of the full Egrant inquiry to justice minister Owen Bonnici, despite refusing to give a copy to the Leader of the Opposition. AG...

White paper aims to provide widespread reform, 'paradigm shift’ in construction industry

The government has launched the white paper seeking to establish the Malta Construction and Building Authority (MCBA), which will consolidate existing entities and regulations, and provide reforms...

Archbishop urges students to respect teachers, never condone injustice

Archbishop Charles Scicluna has urged students to respect their teachers and never be an accomplice to injustice. In a message at the start of the scholastic year, the Archbishop urged the...

MFSA welcomes EBA recommendations

The MFSA has welcomed the recommendations made by the European Banking Authority. In a letter written to MEPs, the EBA Chairman Andrea Enria said yesterday, among other things: "The EBA's...

Aaron Farrugia, Peter Agius in contrast on EU loans; Alfred Sant on same page as PN candidate

Parliamentary Secretary Aaron Farrugia (above) has insisted that the government did not need to make use of the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI) in Gozo given that the country’s...

Tunisian man who threatened to bring down jet remanded in custody

A Tunisian man who threatened to bring down a passenger jet whilst being deported to his home country has been remanded in custody. 28 year-old Mahdi Ouerfelli had been a detainee at the Safi...

Pope acknowledges abuse scandals outrage, drive people away

Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that the sex abuse scandals rocking the Catholic Church have outraged the faithful and are driving them away, and said the church must change its ways if it wants to...

TMID Editorial: Nationalist Party - Adrian Delia’s first year

The Independence Day celebrations coincided with the first anniversary of Adrian Delia’s leadership of the Nationalist Party. It has been a difficult year for the Opposition...

Charities operating migrant rescue ship ask Europe for help

Humanitarian groups operating the sole private rescue ship near the deadly central Mediterranean human trafficking route have asked French authorities to allow 58 refugees to disembark in the southern...

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