The Malta Independent 28 July 2015, Tuesday

British Lord in alleged cocaine and sex video seeks leave of absence

House of Lords member John Sewel has requested a leave of absence while police and Parliament investigate his alleged drug use and sexual behavior. He was filmed and photographed in an...

Updated (3): Woman found dead in Gozo yesterday did not die from her injuries, autopsy inconclusive

The woman who was found dead in Gozo on Sunday afternoon was killed after being hit by a hard object on her chest and head, TVM reports. ...

Turkish vessel slapped with warrant of arrest over unpaid fuel bills escapes Maltese authorities

The Turkish-flagged Feyza Genc tanker has escaped from Maltese waters despite being slapped with a warrant of arrest over thousands in unpaid fuel costs. The vessel is currently steaming east of...

John Dalli appeals European Court of Justice decision on his 'unfair dismissal'

John Dalli, the former European Commissioner for Health, has filed an appeal with the European Court of Justice, after his claim of unfair dismissal from the European Commission was...

PN has a lot of explaining to do on Valletta property purchased from HSBC for €2.2m - PL, PN reacts

The PN has a lot of questions to answer regarding the Valletta property it bought “for no reason” from HSBC for €2.2 million, PL Deputy Leader Toni Abela and MP Silvio Schembri said...

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Mapfre Middlesea signs agreement for acquisition of Allcare Insurance Ltd business for €1.6 million

Mapfre Middlesea announced today that it had signed a Sale of Business Agreement with Allcare Insurance Ltd which will see it take over the latter’s business portfolio for a sum of €1.6...

Valletta man charged with holding girlfriend against her will, threatening use of violence

A Maltese barman from Valletta today was accused of holding his girlfriend against her will last Saturday and threatening the use of violence against her or her family. The Court ordered a ban on...

Graphic Content Warning: Chinese woman dies after she was 'swallowed' by escalator, saves son

A Chinese woman has died after being trapped in a shopping mall escalator, but not before pushing her 2-year-old son to safety. The horrific accident Sunday in the central city of Jingzhou was...

No American will remain alive if there's another Korean war - North Korea

North Korean officials warned the United States that another war on the Korean Peninsula would leave no Americans alive to sign a surrender document as the country marked Monday's anniversary of the...

Greece and creditors get down to business on bailout deal

Technical talks over Greece's third bailout in five years are poised to start in the next day or so as negotiators representing the country's creditors continued arriving in Athens Monday. The...

Bus driver changes route number midway through journey, most passengers left stranded

A bus driver last Friday changed the bus route number after an argument with a woman passenger made him realise that the wrong number was showing on the front of the bus. Posting on Facebook, a...

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