The Malta Independent 21 October 2018, Sunday

Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits missing journalist Khashoggi is dead

Two days after Jamal Khashoggi vanished into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, The Washington Post published a column featuring his byline and the headline "A missing voice." The space below it was...

69% of Maltese are positive about EU membership, EU’s second highest approval rating

The latest EU public opinion survey, conducted in September 2018, reveals a clear and growing appreciation for EU membership, reaching a record high of 68%....

Central Bank of Malta suspends Satabank participation, bank ordered not to take new clients

The Central Bank has suspended with immediate effect the participation of Satabank plc in Target2-Malta.  The statement issued today made reference to the public notice issued by the Malta...

Indepth: Specialised training on abuse provided to 2,000 people in 2017 by Church commission

Ninety-five per cent of abuse cases on minors are carried out by married people and not members of the Church who are celibate, the head of the Church's safeguarding commission Andrew Azzopardi said...

Two French citizens arrested at airport with two kilos of cocaine

Early Friday morning the drugs squad arrested two people in possession of two kilos of drugs suspected to be cocaine upon their arrival on flight from France. The male and female passengers, both...

Should 16-year-olds be allowed to contest local elections, local government white paper asks

Given that they are now allowed the right to vote in local government elections, should 16-year-olds be now given the right to contest for council posts and even be appointed as mayors if they attain...

Man who made threatening phone calls to police officer remanded in custody

A Qormi man who made several threatening and offensive phone calls to a police inspector who was investigating him for threatening an ex-partner has been remanded in custody earlier...

‘Time has come for elimination of distinction in treatment of magistrates and judges’

A magistrate’s position should be seen as a career in itself and not as a mere stepping stone for higher office, newly-promoted judge Anthony Vella said in a speech marking his inaugural sitting...

Young man who stole car, failing to obey police orders remanded in custody

A young man has been remanded in custody after being charged with stealing a car and failing to stop when ordered to by the police. The 17 year-old youth, who cannot be named by court order,...

Vlog: Concerted effort to tarnish Malta’s reputation - Miriam Dalli

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli said the revelations made by The Malta Independent on Sunday show a concerted effort by certain individuals to tarnish Malta’s reputation abroad. In her vlog, she...

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