The Malta Independent 29 April 2017, Saturday

PN says AG, Police Board officials seek information on Egrant whistleblower

The Nationalist Party today said that officials from the Attorney General’s office and Police board were making calls to seek information about the whistleblower who spilled the beans on the...

INDEPTH: Busuttil no leader, PN today led by Farrugia, Caruana Galizia – Jean Claude Micallef

Labour Party candidate and TV presenter Jean Claude Micallef said on INDEPTH this week that he voted for the Nationalist Party in the last general election.  But when asked by The Malta...

Victims of Anika De Vilera’s alleged fraud share their stories

Michael Zhu-Lampel and Dylan Bezzina are two people who have allegedly fallen victim to instances of fraud committed by Anika De Vilera, a Croatian woman whose infamy has been reported in both local...

FIAU clarifies its functions and powers on tackling money laundering

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) said it was established as an independent administrative intelligence agency in 2002 by means of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. The main...

Simon Busuttil trying to 'destabilize country in desperation for power' - PL

Deputy Leader of the Labour Party Chris Cardona said that today's events confirm that the allegations in the Egrant case are a complete frame up. ...

PL whip’s resignation ‘significantly damaging’ to government – PN

This morning’s resignation of Labour Party whip Godfrey Farrugia is significantly damaging to the government, especially considering the strong words used by the MP to explain why he decided to...

€8 weekly increase in national minimum wage ‘not enough’ - campaign

Whilst recognising the positive aspects of the national minimum wage deal, the Campaign for a Decent Minimum Wage does not consider the agreement reached between social partners and approved by...

Updated (2): EU leaders say they stand united ahead of Brexit talks

European Union leaders vowed on Saturday to stand shoulder to shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that any demands from Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly."...

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European Commissioner King and Minister Abela in talks on EU security

Minister for Home Affairs and National Security Carmelo Abela received European Commissioner for the Security Union Julian King, for talks on the current issues related to European security and...

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School Management Teams take place of first aiders when there are none – Bartolo

In the schools where there are no first aiders, the School Management Team assists in medical emergencies, according the Minister for Education Evarist Bartolo.  Minister Bartolo was contacted by...

In Egypt, Pope Francis brings a message of peace amid crackdown

Pope Francis demanded that Egypt's Muslim leaders teach a rejection of violence in God's name during a delicate visit Friday to the Arab world's most populous country, and he strongly backed its...

Government, Opposition, social partners sign agreement on minimum wage increase

The government, opposition and social partners this afternoon signed an agreement to increase the minimum wage by €8 a week by 2019, over and above the increase given for inflation. The...

Malta meeting: EU says membership talks still open if Turkey wants them

The European Union is keeping the door ajar for Turkey to become a member, but says Ankara must provide clearer signals on whether it intends to meet the entrance criteria in such areas as human...

Updated: PN, AD talks over possible coalition hit a brick wall in spite of Briguglio suggestion

Former AD Leader Michael Briguglio is urging his former party to join the PN-PD coalition. The PN and AD are holding a joint meeting today, just hours after the PN and PD officially declared that...

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