The Malta Independent 25 June 2017, Sunday

Man caught smuggling 15 kilos of cannabis to Malta in car’s tyres

An Italian national has been arrested in Pozzallo attempting to board the catamaran to Malta with 15 kilograms of cannabis stashed in the tyres of his car, according to Italian State Police. The...

Carer opens up about carer to children ratios, parental neglect witnessed at childcare centres

Last week, a child carer anonymously took to Facebook to open up about alleged maltreatment she claims to have witnessed whilst on the job. Writing in the Facebook Group 'Ommijiet Nghinu Lil...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

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TMID Editorial: Migration - banning sale of dinghies is not the answer

Hungary built a wall. Europe signed a deal with Turkey. And Malta allegedly has a secret deal with Italy. All these measures have stemmed the flow of migrants crossing Europe's borders but...

Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque at Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said...

Malta’s high car to inhabitant ratio confirms challenges we face – Borg

Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Ian Borg believes that Malta’s high ranking in the Eurostat report, which analyzed the number of passenger cars per inhabitant in each EU country,...

Marsascala local council decides to appeal demolition of old building

The Marsascala local council has decided to appeal the decision taken by the Planning Authority that would see the demolition of one of the oldest buildings in Marsaskala. The development...

Nationalist Party to vote in favour of gay marriage bill, to present some amendments

The Nationalist Party this evening confirmed that it will be voting in favour of the Marriage Equality Bill, which will introduce gay marriage.  The party issued a statement following a meeting...

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