The Malta Independent 25 April 2019, Thursday

Updated: President urges more Venice Commission changes as new judges, magistrates are sworn in

President George Vella has urged the government to draft and implement other Venice Commission recommendations during his speech at the swearing-in ceremony of three new judges and three new...

Choose your future - European Parliament launches short film to get out the vote

With just one month until the European elections on 23-26 May, the European Parliament is launching a film - "Choose Your Future" - to encourage people to vote. The short film is a nudge to take...

Controversial Burmarrad fuel station approved just days before publication of new policy

The Planning Authority today approved the building of another fuel station in Burmarrad, just five days before the expected publication of a revision of the fuel stations policy. The application...

Surplus used to sustain free public service for young people – Ian Borg

Minister Ian Borg said that in 2018, the government used part of the budgetary surplus to finance €2.2 million in a scheme aimed to encourage young people to make use of public transport, so that...

Safety must come before profit, Partit Demokratiku says

Partit Demokratiku today noted the increasing number of building accidents and calls for increased resources to be put towards enforcement of health and safety standards and for the government to...

Decision on applications for Maghtab fuel station and Vittoriosa elderly home postponed

Two planning applications that were set to be decided today – one regarding a fuel station in Maghtab and another for an elderly home on ODZ land in Birgu - were postponed. On the...

Malta is now among the best in the world – PL

When comparing Malta’s economy to the rest of the world, we are now among the best countries in the world, PL MEP candidate Fleur Vella said. Speaking at a press conference, Vella spoke...

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