The Malta Independent 1 May 2016, Sunday

Updated: Jason Micallef says 1 May events obscured by ‘untouchables’, Joe Grima adds more fuel

Former Labour Party secretary general Jason Micallef added his voice of concern about the current political situation in the country, saying that the 1 May celebrations this year are obscured by those...

Re-instated minister Manuel Mallia declares €1,073,199 in bonds

Newly appointed competitiveness Minister Emmanuel Mallia has declared  a total of €1,073,199 in local and foreign bonds as well as €185,167 in BOV ‘money markets’ –...

Price of 12kg gas cylinder down 50c as from Sunday

The price of 12kg gas cylinders will be reduced from €15 to €14.50 as from tomorrow, the government said. This reduction will remain over a period of months as part of the...

What is happening to our country now is a huge blow to our dignity – Simon Busuttil

What is happening to our country now is a huge blow to our dignity, Leader of the Opposition Simon Busuttil said this morning. He said that the latest reshuffle by the Prime Minister, in which...

Demolition of building as part of Kappara Junction project on Monday

The Kappara Project contractor will be demolishing a building in Triq il-Madonna tal-Ġebla, Gżira on Monday between 9.30am and 1pm, Trabsport Malta said. The building will make way...

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Leicester, 5,000-1 longshots, close in on English Premier League title

Bettors looking for a wager with a fancifully high payoff last fall could have gone into their local betting shop in England and risked a bit of cash on the proposition that Elvis Presley would be...

Protected birds shot in last few days of the spring hunting season - BirdLife

BirdLife Malta collected two protected birds shot in the last few days of the spring hunting season, the NGO said in a statement. A Roller (1) (Coracias garrulus) was yesterday collected dead from a...

Updated: PN health shadow minister ‘misinterprets figures’ – government; PN reacts

Shadow Minister Claudette Buttigieg is confusing figures related to health services, the government said in a statement today. In reply to an opinion piece published by Dr Buttigieg in The Malta...

Scandal-plagued, Rome is becoming a 'do-it-yourself' city

Armed with shovels and sacks of cold asphalt, Rome's residents fill potholes. Defying rats, they yank weeds and bag trash along the Tiber's banks and in urban parks. Tired of waiting years for the...

70 migrants feared dead as rubber dinghy sinks off Libya, 26 rescued

Seventy migrants are believed to have perished in Libyan waters on Friday evening as the rubber dinghy they were travelling in sank, Italian media report. Twenty-six other migrants were saved by...

Watch: Colorado woman gets 100 years in prison for cutting baby from stranger's womb

A judge on Friday sentenced a Colorado woman to 100 years in prison for cutting a nearly 8-month-old fetus from a stranger's womb. A jury convicted Dynel Lane, 36, in February of attempting to...

Magro Brothers Group invests €5 million on 100th anniversary

The Magro Brothers Group is investing €5 million on its 100th anniversary, the company said during a visit to their premises by Gozo Minister Anton Refalo. Minister Refalo was shown round...

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