The Malta Independent 24 June 2019, Monday

Some women make it on their own in politics but most do not - Carmen Sammut

It is difficult for women to make it on their own in politics, although some do, the Chairperson of the Technical Committee for the Strengthening of Democracy said in an interview with The Malta...

Court sends back Maghtab fuel station application to pre-approval stage

A court has declared null all Planning Authority proceedings in the Maghtab Fuel Statin saga, held after the Board had switched its position to being in favour of the project. The PA Board will...

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Lack of training, skills licensing, are roots of problems in construction industry’ – Torpiano

“It seems that the Government is reluctant to acknowledge that the lack of training, or the lack of skills licensing, are the roots of the problems of the industry”, the Dean for the...

TMID Editorial - Breach of bail conditions: Court sends strong message

A magistrate’s court sent out a very strong message on Friday that breaching bail conditions, especially when bail was granted following a very serious crime, will not be tolerated.  We are...

New construction legislation ‘was drafted to avoid penalising the development lobby’ - FAA

Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar (FAA) has argued that the present draft of the revised construction regulations does not even begin to address many urgent issues and is in some ways a regression...

Site managers, architects need to be loyal to their warrant above everything else – Musumeci

Site managers and architects need to be loyal to their warrant above everything else, government consultant Robert Musumeci told The Malta Independent on Sunday during an interview about the new...

Updated: Delia set to face vote of confidence as petition reaches target

Embattled PN Leader Adrian Delia will likely face a vote of confidence within the General Council as a petition that is doing the rounds has almost garnered the required number of...

Updated: 71-year-old fisherman drowns in Cirkewwa

A 71-year-old fisherman drowned in Cirkewwa on Sunday morning. The man, who is from Birkirkara, was fishing with a friend when he fell into the sea,...

Boris Johnson in huge quarrel with partner, police called in to investigate

The leading contender to become Britain's next prime minister is under pressure to address a visit police officers made to his London home after a reported quarrel with his girlfriend. Boris...

Wall of silence over Gafà’s presence at diplomatic talks in Tripoli

No one in government appears willing to explain what, exactly, Neville Gafà was doing in Tripoli this week as a member of a Maltese delegation holding official, diplomatic talks with...

Opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul declares victory

The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul has declared victory in a high-stakes repeat election after his rival backed by Turkey's president conceded defeat. Ekrem Imamoglu's victory means...

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