The Malta Independent 29 August 2016, Monday

Woman claims she was raped in Msida apartment

A woman has claimed that she was raped while she was in an apartment in Gzira early this morning, the police said. At 1.15am, the police received a call for assistance from the woman, an Irish...

Watch - ‘We need a radical change in our mentality… we need a revolution’ – Salvu Mallia

Salvu Mallia, the popular host of recently axed programme Madwarna, believes that a radical change is needed, both within PBS as well as a change in the mentality of the public. He expresses his...

Gzira man charged with punching policeman during St Julian’s feast denied bail

Darren Grech, a 27 year-old from Gzira, today was denied bail by a court after he was arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct, including assaulting a police officer who tried to get his attention...

The ultimate sacrifice: Mum dies saving son by keeping him above water until rescue

A mother was enjoying a family boat trip across Lake Powell when she heard a scream and splash. Her 2-year-old son had slipped off their houseboat and into the water. Chelsey Russell, a...

‘We have done all we can to stop child pornography posts’ – MIRC Channel manager says

The channel manager of the Maltese IRC channel being inundated with posts to child pornographic chat rooms, told The Malta Independent on Sunday that they have done all they can to stop such...

€140 million for renewable energy will give businesses a needed boost - Chamber

The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry said it welcomed news that the European Commission has approved plans drawn up by Malta, to support power generation from renewable sources. The...

Women bare breasts for gender equality on GoTopless Day

Women around the US are taking off their tops on GoTopless Day, a day that promotes gender equality and women's rights to bare their breasts in public. GoTopless Day is celebrated annually on the...

Low buildings are more susceptible to earthquake damage than high-rise towers

Earthquake engineering expert Dr Randolph Borg yesterday told The Malta Independent on Sunday that in general low buildings are more susceptible to damage during earthquakes than high-rise...

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