The Malta Independent 28 January 2015, Wednesday

Updated: Government helps Maltese workers leave Libya

The government has helped 13 workers to evacuate Tripoli, a day after the attack on the Corinthia Hotel. A spokesman for the Foreign Affairs...

First IVF treatments start today at Mater Dei Hospital

As of today IVF treatment is being offered through the new facilities installed at Mater Dei Hospital, the goverment said in a statement. The facilities, which include a theatre and 2 laboratories...

Three Enemalta employees plead not guilty to accepting bribes to help customers steal electricity

Three Enemalta employees are pleading not guilty to helping customers steal electricity against payment, with two of them ending up remanded in custody while the other was granted bail. The three...

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Man granted bail after pleading not guilty to having sex with underage girl for five years

A 56-year-old man from Cospicua was granted bail after pleading not guilty to defiling a minor over a number of years, starting when she was 13 years of age. The girl is now 20 years old, and the...

Updated: Both political party leaders agree to discussing aftermath of attack on Corinthia

Opposition Leader Simon Busuttil has been seen walking into the Office of the Prime Minister this morning for a meeting with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. The meeting is being held ahead of the...

Two ask Pope Francis to investigate their diocese sex abuse complaints

A woman who says she was groped by a teacher when she was a Catholic school cheerleader and a man who says a priest abused him beginning when he was 10 are asking Pope Francis to investigate...

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Mizzi unwittingly drops hint that bus contract will be tabled after March information campaign

A heated exchange in parliament last night saw Joe Mizzi drop the biggest hint yet that the contract signed with Autobuses de Leon will probably be tabled in parliament sometime in March, once an...

UHM questions whether fuel market is liberalised

The Union Haddiema Maghqudin has questioned whether the fuel sector is in fact liberalised in the light of a case where a fuel pump station owner was asked to refrain from offering motorists a cheaper...

NSO figures show public expenditure is contained – Ministry of Finance

Figures published by the National Statistics Office (NSO) on general government expenditure confirm that the Government is successfully containing public expenditure, while at the same time sustaining...

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