The Malta Independent 22 March 2019, Friday

Updated (2): EU leaders open to Brexit delay, but May faces storm at home

Prime Minister Theresa May was trying to persuade European Union leaders on Thursday to delay Brexit by up to three months, with her plans to leave the bloc in chaos just eight days before Britain's...

Malta Water Association shuts up shop, says it was fighting a losing battle

The Malta Water Association (MWA) – L-Assocjazzoni Maltija Ghall-Ilma - has decided to cease operations on World Water Day 2019, exactly 8 years after it was set up. The MWA is Malta’s...

Wind shifts sand onto road at Ghadira, traffic blocked

The strong north-easterly winds have shifted the sand onto the road at Ghadira bay, blocking traffic to and from Cirkewwa. Drivers reported having to manoeuvre their cars in the slippery...

PA Board gives go ahead for large residential development in Mellieha

The PA Board has approved an application proposing the construction of a hotel, shops and 120 residential unit development over eight stories, despite arguments over the interpretation of...

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Rock your socks: Down Syndrome Day commemorated

Wearing colourful socks is one way through which Down Syndrome Day is being commemorated today across the world. And Malta is no exception. On this day, people with Down...

Enemalta says its financial sustainability re-confirmed by Standard and Poor’s

Standard and Poor’s seventh consecutive positive review of Enemalta plc reaffirms the company’s efforts in restoring power affordability and security of supply, while ensuring the...

What's next after UK seeks three-month delay to Brexit?

With just nine days to go until Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May has asked the European Union to postpone Britain's departure from the European Union until June 30. The decision is in the hands of...

Vigil for New Zealand terror attack victims held by Maltese Muslim community

A vigil to commemorate the 50 victims of a terrorist attack in New Zealand last week was organised by the Maltese Muslim community on Wednesday evening. Imam Elsadi said the vigil showed...

TMID Editorial: Fishy direct investment - Inaugurating an FDI under EU investigation

Foreign Direct Investment into the country is certainly nothing to be scoffed at, but in this day and age, and judging from the experiences of the last five-odd years, such investments it should be at...

Viktor Orban's Fidesz party suspended from European People's Party

Manfred Weber, leader of centre-right EPP alliance in European Parliament, says Viktor Orban's Fidesz party has been suspended from the grouping.  Prime Minister Viktor Orban's authoritarian...

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