The Malta Independent 11 December 2017, Monday

Contents of bill for medicinal cannabis revealed: smoking completely ruled out

Amendments to the Drug Dependency (treatment not imprisonment) Bill which would allow medical practitioners to prescribe medicinal marijuana show that authorities propose to ban medicinal preparations...

Brexit secretary says a no-deal Brexit now less likely

The likelihood of Britain leaving the European Union without a future trade deal has "dropped dramatically" now that the two sides have reached a preliminary agreement on their divorce terms, the...

Kappara junction project to be completed ‘on time’ by the end of 2017

The Kappara junction project will be completed on time and will be fully functional by the end of this year, a spokesperson from the Transport Ministry has told The Malta Independent on...

Activists agree with need for clinics to help people with disability with sex education

Dr Anna Borg and Ms Marie-Therese Gatt from the Association for Equality have clarified that they have nothing against the provision of information, assistance or guidance on sexual health issues to...

Dar Bjorn: 'It’s about providing some sort of normality and giving everyone the same opportunities'

The use of technology has been paramount in allowing patients to control their own televisions, literally with the blink of an eye. Bjorn also explains how ALS had given purpose to his life by...

Contrary to Minister’s claims, ECB says MFSA responsible for Pilatus Bank’s licensing concerns

It is the Malta Financial Services Authority, not the European Central Bank, which is the supervisory authority for licensing and compliance with banks registered in Malta, a spokesperson from the ECB...

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TMIS Editorial: Celebrating Human Rights Day with an attack on a bereaved family

In true Kafkaesque fashion, the government started celebrating today’s International Human Rights Day, as well as yesterday’s International Anti-Corruption Day, by attacking the bereaved...

PN leader tours the clubs prior to fund raising marathon

Prior to the beginning of a PN marathon, PN leader Adrian Delia engaged in a marathon of his own - he toured some of the party clubs to meet people gathered there.He began at Zurrieq where he was...

Anglican Community give up church for Midnight Mass in kind gesture to neighbouring Carmelites

This Christmas, the Carmelite Community of Valletta will be able to proceed with its midnight service as hoped for, thanks to a kind gesture by the neighbouring Anglican Community. At the moment,...

Daphne’s murder: Investigators ‘would not object’ to pardon if names are coughed up

Investigators behind the arrest of 10 people last Monday, and the arraignment of three of them on Tuesday, have told this newspaper that they would not object to the granting of presidential pardons...

Jason Azzopardi ‘not being followed’ by Malta Security Services

Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi is not being followed by the Malta Security Services, a government statement said this evening. In the statement, the Government said it “is informed that the...

Marsa tidal lane ‘removed in preparation for Marsa Junction project’

The Marsa tidal lane has been removed in preparation for the new Marsa Junction Project which started roughly a month ago, according to the Ministry for Transport and Infrastructure. The...

PD makes proposals to amend civil code to provide more legal safeguards for rape victims

PD has made proposals to amend the civil code to provide more legal safeguards for rape victims. The party condemned all forms of violence and said that violence between couples takes various...

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