The Malta Independent 19 November 2018, Monday

Gozo tunnel: Problematic geology ‘may cost lives during’ construction phase – expert

There are problems both in terms of the number of faults and large displacements, and also in the stratigraphy of the rock composition between Malta and Gozo, geologist Dr Peter Gatt told The Malta...

Man arrested for attempting to scale airport fence denies related charges

A man who was arrested yesterday whilst trying to scale the airport's perimeter fence has denied charges relating to the incident. Begtash Muka, 27, from Albania was arraigned under arrest before...

Catering company owner files judicial protest against Satabank

The owner of a catering company based in Zebbug has filed a judicial protest against Satabank and the MFSA this morning, demanding the bank release his money. Accounts at the bank were...

Man who smashed beer glass in barman’s face sentenced to five years in prison

A man was jailed for five years today after being found guilty of having grievously injured another man by smashing a beer glass in his face in a bar in Qawra last year. Srdan Simic, a 24-year...

Turn on the Christmas lights

Valletta, the European Capital of Culture for 2018, has officially welcomed the festive season as decorative lights in the city's main streets were switched on for the first time this...

Updated: Farrugia says arrests could be made only after concrete evidence is identified

Minister Michael Farrugia told Italian media that investigators are gathering more evidence and it is only after concrete evidence is identified that people could be arrested in connection with the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia....

Façade of historic shops along Ta' Liesse Hill to be restored

The façade of a number of shopfronts along Ta’ Liesse Hill leading to Victoria Gate, which in years gone-by was one of Valletta’s busiest commercial spots will be restored...

Daughter-in-law of Labour’s legal eagle earmarked to be appointed magistrate

The daughter-in-law of the Labour Party’s top-flight lawyer Pawlu Lia has been earmarked for a spot on the bench as a magistrate, multiple legal sources speaking to The Malta Independent on...

‘More than two’ Maltese nationals identified as Caruana Galizia murder masterminds – report

The masterminds behind the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia have been identified, Times of Malta reports today, quoting police sources.   The newspaper, which says that it got the...

Updated (3): Man arrested after entering Safi army base, pointing gun at soldiers

An Albanian man was arrested after he managed to enter a military facility in Safi.  According to reports, the man first tried to enter the nearby Aviation Park. The man drove a Volkswagen Golf...

Malta’s notarial documents: just as precious as Caravaggio paintings and the temples

Although currently surrounded by scaffolding, on entering the Notarial Archives in St Christopher Street, Valletta, one senses the huge amount of history of both the building itself and its contents....

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