The Malta Independent 26 May 2018, Saturday

INDEPTH: Adults still smack children even though it’s illegal – Appogg

The use of corporal punishment in Malta is still found to exist within all classes of society, Aġenzija Appoġġ  services manager Roberta Agius. Contradicting perceptions that...

PN raises concern about quality of fruit and vegetables distributed in schools

 School children should be given fresh fruit and vegetables, PN Secretary General Clyde Puli has said in a statement, mentioning that parents have been concerned about the quality of food their...

Updated: Prime minister, abortion rights groups claim win in Ireland

Ireland appeared to move away from its conservative Roman Catholic roots and embrace a more liberal viewpoint Friday as two major exit polls predicted voters had repealed a constitutional ban on...

TMID Editorial: Stop destroying our island

The Planning Authority recently refused permits for an Iklin fuel station on the basis that it is less than 500 metres from an existing fuel station. This was a no brainer and there is no point...

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Parents of persons with disability urged to come forward with any ideas they may have

Parliamentasry Secretary for Persons with Disability Anthony Agius Decelis has stressed the importance of the contribution given by parents of children with disability in this...

New trees planted to compensate for those uprooted on Luqa Road due to road works

A proportion of 87 per cent of trees in Hal Lija are reportedly going to be transplanted, the Environment Ministry said in a statement on Friday evening. In response to statements being made in...

Archbishop to present Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation in Maltese

Archbishop Mgr Charles Scicluna will be presenting the Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate on Thursday at 7pm at the Archbishop’s seminary in Rabat. At the end of the...

Man charged with spitting at police officer, resisting arrest remanded in custody

A court has remanded in custody a man who spat at police after they pulled him over for overspeeding and found him to be driving without a licence. Johan Cassar, 28, from Cospicua was arraigned...

Those who volunteer their time for sports should be acknowledged – Adrian Delia

Nationalist Party Leader Adrian Delia called for acknowledgment of those who volunteer their time being active in sports while visiting the President, committee and players of Valletta FC. He...

Voting begins throughout Ireland in major abortion decision

Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions. The referendum Friday will decide whether the eighth...

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