The Malta Independent 29 July 2016, Friday

Mater Dei Hospital admits to illegally threatening staff with 'disciplinary action'

Mater Dei Hospital’s management has formally apologised to three employees after threats of “serious disciplinary actions for insubordination” raised the alarm at The Voice of the...

Watch: Pope Francis trips and falls during Mass in Poland

Pope Francis tripped and fell while celebrating mass in Poland this morning. The Pope continued Mass after other clergy members helped him to his feet.  Worry about bad weather prompted...

Watch: Girl, 7, dies in freak accident after an elephant hurls rock at her head

A schoolgirl died after being struck on the head in a freak accident by a rock hurled at her by an elephant, the Daily Mail reports. The seven-year-old was having a picture outside its enclosure...

ALPA thinks George Abela not acting as mediator, but as representative of Air Malta shareholders

The Airline Pilots Association does not feel that President Emeritus George Abela has been acting as a mediator, but rather that he is representing Air Malta’s shareholders, Association...

Ryanair dedicates aircraft to Cristiano Ronaldo

Irish airline Ryanair has paid tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo by having an aircraft dedicated to him. As an act of thanks for his contributions to the Portuguese game, Ronaldo had the airport...

Court Service Charter launched, pending civil court cases lowest in 16 years

The Minister for Justice Owen Bonnici this morning officially launched the new Court Service Charter which lists the rights and duties of those who are arrested or who have to appear before the...

Constitutional court allows Nationalist Party to correct appeal after error

The Constitutional Court has allowed the Nationalist Party to correct an appeal which an appeal which it had filed before the court following an error in the dates listed. The mistakes referred...

Updated (2) Watch: GWU wants local wardens to have a higher salary, demands €5.98 per hour

The General Workers Union wants local wardens to have a salary raise and take home at least the same pay as security guards. The protest which is going to be held today in front of the G4S...

Cyclist seriously injured after he slips on oil patch

A 62-year-old cyclist was seriously injured this morning when he fell of the bike while riding it over a patch of oil on the road, the police said today. The accident happened in Ghajn Street,...

Tourist arrivals in June reach nearly 200,000, up 5.8% over 2015 - NSO

Total inbound visitors for June were estimated at 194,520, an increase of 5.8 per cent when compared to the corresponding month of 2015, the NSO said today. Inbound Tourism: June 2016 A...

Watch - Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried me

His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that drives the...

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