The Malta Independent 6 March 2015, Friday

Updated - Precarious employment: Companies may be blacklisted for up to two years – PM Muscat

Companies that persist in employing workers with poor conditions may be blacklisted between six months and two years if found guilty, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said today. A legal notice was...

Updated: 30 proposals from 29 local councils approved by government, PL councillor criticism

The government has approved 30 proposals submitted by 29 local councils for small projects to be implemented in the locality, Justice and Local Councils Minister Owen Bonnici said today. Only the...

Government will ensure that tax authorities fulfil their obligations towards taxpayers - Scicluna

The Government will ensure that tax authorities fulfil their obligations towards taxpayers, as is required by taxpayers' rights, said Finance Minister Edward Scicluna today. The Minister was...

Updated: European Union considers sending officers to Africa to assess migrant needs

The European Union is weighing whether to send immigration officers abroad to assess the needs of would-be migrants as increasing numbers of people try to reach the EU illegally. EU migration...

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Two men sentenced to six months in prison each for cultivating three cannabis plants

Two men, David Strba, 18 and Zdenko Klein, 23, both born in Slovakia but reside in Mellieha, were sentenced to six months in prison and fined €720 each after they were found guilty of...

Watch: Palestinian assailant injures five Israelis in car attack in Jerusalem

A Palestinian assailant rammed his car into a group of Israeli pedestrians near an Israeli police station in east Jerusalem on Friday, injuring four officers and a bystander, and lunged at security...

Updated - Café Premier scandal: Auditor General 'spoke for me' – co-owner Neville Curmi

The other partner in the failed Café Premier venture Neville Curmi has broken his silence on the bailout deal which saw the Auditor General criticize the government’s handling of the...

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Updated (3): President meets Archbishop-elect: we look forward to working together

Archbishop-elect Mgr Charles Scicluna has started a series of meetings with the country’s highest authorities, one week after being nominated as Malta’s head of the Church and two weeks...

Watch: Therese Comodini Cachia sock campaign to raise awareness on Down’s Syndrome

Nationalist MEP Therese Comodini Cachia may set off a new trend in Malta, similar to the one we had last summer with the ice bucket challenge. Yesterday she posted a youtube video in which,...

24-year-old drug user fined €3,000 for being in possession of cannabis

A 24-year-old man today was fined €3,000 after he pleaded guilty to being in possession of cannabis, giving false details to police officers, driving without licence, insurance or licenced...

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