The Malta Independent 20 August 2018, Monday

Deckchairs reappear at water’s edge at Għadira Bay as MTA fails to reply

Għadira Bay beach in Mellieħa is once again plagued by endless rows of sun-shades and deckchairs right up to the water’s edge, with photographs sent to The Malta Independent on Sunday...

'Majority of migrants found on Qormi farm cannot work here legally' - PM working on Italy return

The majority of migrants found living in a cow farm in Qormi are not legally allowed to work in Malta, with a majority having entered the country by air through Italy, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat...

Rate of warden services for feasts, festivals, other events almost doubles

The rate for warden services for events such as feasts, festivals or any otherevent has almost doubled since 1 August. Emails sent to local councils around the country from the Local Enforcement...

Another group of migrants brought to Malta by MV Lifeline in June leave for Norway

Another group of migrants that were among the 234 disembarked in Malta by the MV Lifeline on 27 June has left for Norway, the government said in a statement.  The vessel, which had been left...

Updated: Italian minister urges sanctions against Malta over latest migration stand-off

Italian transport minister Danilo Toninelli has said that sanctions should be imposed on Malta over its actions in the latest migration standoff between the two countries. The Italian coast guard...

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Disappointing you didn’t mention Egrant, Finance Minister tells FT regarding passports story

Finance Minister Edward Scicluna has taken the Financial Times to task for having failed to mention the conclusions of the Egrant inquiry in an article the newspaper published about an upcoming...

Undisclosed amount of cash stolen in Cospicua hold-up

An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen in a hold-up on a shop in Cospicua on Friday afternoon, the police said on Saturday. The hold-up took place in Santa Tereza Street at 6.30pm. A man...

Dementia: ‘You have to accept he does not recognise you, but he is still your father’

I meet Marianne at a retreat centre in Mellieha where we settle down for a chat in the yard overlooking the sea. It is peaceful apart from the chitter-chatter of a few elderly people. I ask Marianne...

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