The Malta Independent 30 October 2014, Thursday

Priest sexual abuse case: One victim offered six-figure sum to keep her mouth shut

One of the victims of alleged sexual abuse by Fr Charles Fenech was offered a six-figure sum to remain silent by a member of the Dominican Order, to which Fr Fenech belongs, The Malta Independent has...

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PN neglected party Financing Bill for years, now wants people to pay for its incompetence - PL

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Man left speechless as one of his rear car wheels was stolen overnight, replaced with a stone

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Fr Charles Fenech alleged sexual abuse case before Church Response Team for 8 years

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PN to propose amendments to party financing bill, including compensation for state discrimination

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Police raid clothing factory following reports that Asian workers were being exploited there

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Government launches public consultation on gender identity bill; first reading in parliament tonight

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