The Malta Independent 28 November 2014, Friday

Alfred Sant says outsiders cannot bring peace in Israel and Palestine

Alfred Sant told the European Parliamentthat declarations by outsiders such as Europeans, Americans, Russians and jihadists cannot make peace happen in Israel and Palestine. Only the Israelis and...
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Same parliamentary question, different answers on ministry customer care officers

Something must have got lost in the communication system within the Labour government, which has based most of its success on how the media is tackled and what messages are sent out there to the...

Chris Fearne dodges question on whether police took action on John Dalli Mater Dei theft allegation

Health secretary Chris Fearne today refused to answer whether the police have taken action following a report prepared by John Dalli last year alleging that theft was rampant at Mater Dei...

Freak accident leaves ex-Arriva bus dangling over the edge at Marsa Park and Ride; no one hurt

A public transport bus nearly ended up in the Floriana ditch this morning after busting through a while moving backwards. The accident happened early in the morning at the...

Mario Philip Azzopardi apologises for Islam rant after Justice Minister says comment 'unwarranted'

Mario Philip Azzopardi, who will take up an appointment as V18 artistic director in the coming weeks, today apologised for a rant on Islam on Facebook "which could have offended the sentiments of...

Gozo Ministry under Labour government has had many of its power taken away from it - Giovanna Debono

Former PN Gozo Minister Giovanna Debono today said that the Gozo Ministry has had many of its powers taken away from it. "Under Joseph Muscat although we have a Gozo Minister, we have a Ministry...


Retired judges' report on Gżira shooting to be published immediately, Prime Minister insists

The report which is being drawn up by three retired judges tasked with looking into allegations surrounding the shots fired by the driver of National Security Minister Manuel Mallia last week will be...

Printout of CHOGM website saying 'Valletta was built in 1565' causes argument in Parliament

The decision to change the timing of local council elections to every five years was taken on a consultation document with 40 public submissions, PN whip David Agius Said in Parliament Referring...

Public transport: Moving of goalposts led Island Buses to feel disadvantaged, lawyer argues

The moving of goal posts is what led to Maltese consortium that bid to run Malta's bus services to feel disadvantaged compared to the Spanish company which eventually was chosen Lawyer Nicholas...

Impeachment proceedings against Farrugia Sacco ‘could have been started in 2005’ - Deborah Schembri

If the Nationalist Party wanted to ensure that retired judge Lino Farrugia Sacco was impeached before his retirement, it could have launched proceedings as early as 2005, government MP Deborah...