The Malta Independent 19 April 2015, Sunday

Watch: Labour’s council election win a result of government’s performance – Michael Falzon

Labour election expert Michael Falzon – who is also a Parliamentary Secretary - said that the PL is projecting a 54 to 55 per cent win which was to be expected due to the government’s...

Watch: A satisfactory result for the PN with more votes gained in the south - Chris Said

In first comments to the press, PN's General Secretary Chris Said said that results are very satisfying for the PN, and the party did not expect to narrow the gap as much.  First indications...

AD satisfied with slight increase of votes in four localities, may elect candidate in Attard

Alternattiva Demokratika chairperson Arnold Cassola expressed satisfaction over the fact that AD councillor Ralph Cassar will highly likely retain his post in the Attard council while stating that his party witnessed an increase in votes in four out of the eight localities it contested....

Labour agents celebrate in counting hall as victory announced

Labour agents present in the counting hall burst out in a rapturous applause and shouting “Viva l-Labour” as a victory for the Labour Party was announced. The PL is expected to get...

Prime Minister is dishonest on election result - PN deputy leader Beppe Fenech Adami

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat is being dishonest when triumphantly speaking of a historic win for the Labour Party – since it was clear from the outset that the 34 localities where elections were...

PM speaks of 54% win for PL; some trouble on St Paul's Bay; PN reduces gap from 17% to 9%

Five extra votes were itially thought to have been found in the Santa Lucia locality. Both the Labour and Nationalist parties have agreed on the amount of votes that were cast but, when the boxes were opened, an extra...

Watch: PM happy with best local council elections result ever achieved by party in government

This year's local council elections may have seen a swing towards the Nationalist Party, but Prime Minister Joseph Muscat is nevertheless pleased with what, he pointed out, was the best result ever...

San Blas: Mepa will only remove illegalities in one fell swoop

Mepa will remove all illegalities at the picturesque San Blas Bay in Gozo in one fell swoop once all appeal have been heard.  Last year, The Malta Independent identified a number of illegal...

Watch - ‘EU state aid procedures should be reappraised drastically - Alfred Sant

Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant told the European Parliament that in a Europe which should stand for the welfare of all citizens, there should be no place for state aid rules that seek fairness for...

After referendum result 'Malta must seize the moment,' says BirdLife Malta

One week to the day that 124,214 people voted 'No' to end spring hunting in a historic referendum, BirdLife Malta today urged all 'No' voters to 'seize the moment'. They can ensure the momentum...

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