The Malta Independent 20 November 2017, Monday

David Agius and Robert Arrigo are the new PN deputy leaders

Robert Arrigo is the first to be elected as the PN Deputy Leader for Party Affairs. Arrigo announced this in an impromptu press conference at the PN headquarters. Holding back tears, Arrigo said that Toni Bezzina is a very valuable asset in the party. “I can assure you, the people’s messages will…

Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

When Britain's 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth married 26-year-old Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in 1947, the wedding sparked joy and celebration in a country just recovering from...

Watch:‘The bank has become emotionally attached to President’s Fun Run’ - BNF Bank CEO

Today marked the ninth edition of the President's Soldiarity Fun Run, an event whis has been sponsored by BNF bank annually.  Speaking to The Malta Independent, new BNF Bank CEO and Managing...

PN demands investigation as individual says Metsola ‘deserves to be burned alive’

The Nationalist Party has condemned threats made against MEP Roberta Metsola and called for a police investigation.  A certain Emmanuel Navarro wrote: “You, especially you traitor...

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PN say Ian Borg Xarabank comment ‘shows rule of law is secondary’, PL call reaction ‘spin’

The Nationalist Party has labelled the Minister Ian Borg's comment on Xarabank last Friday about majority rule as 'spin'. Speaking on the television show last Friday in a discussion about the...

AUM says it has more than 15 students, but still doesn’t divulge number

American University of Malta Provost John Ryder has told this newspaper that there are more than 15 students attending the fledgling university, but he did not reveal the number, despite being...

TMIS Editorial: The Malta Declaration will be nothing to be proud of

Shocking footage aired this week by CNN showed a modern day slave market not too far from our shores in nearby virtually lawless Libya, where sub-Saharan men were auctioned off for slave labour to the...

New appointment at PN: Ivan Bartolo speaks of winning back the business community

Newly-appointed PN director of business development Ivan Bartolo told this newspaper yesterday that he wants to win back the business community, explaining: “The PN has a real chance to...

MEP Monica Mocovei urges Maltese to stop political corruption

MEP Monica Mocovei spoke some strong words on her visit to Malta today, urging the Maltese to not sit on their laurels but instead rally to stop political corruption. The MEP - a former civil society...

Government waiting to assess implementation of EU Army pact before signing on

Malta is one of five EU member states that did not sign a pact designed to create a fully-fledged European Union army, but the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Ministry for Home Affairs have...

Appointment of new Editor-in-Chief at The Malta Independent

The Board of Standard Publications, owners of The Malta Independent media house, has appointed Rachel Attard as its Editor-in-Chief. She will develop and manage the editorial policy of the daily and...

Legionella: Magisterial inquiry being held after Mount Carmel patient death

A magisterial inquiry into the death of the Mt Carmel patient who passed away from a chest infection following a positive test for Legionnaires' disease several weeks ago is underway, the police...

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