The Malta Independent 23 April 2019, Tuesday

Updated: Man who assaulted PD candidate gets conditional discharge

A man who assaulted PD local council candidate Charles Polidano has been conditionally discharged and ordered to stay away from the politician.  Jack Azzopardi, 32, from Qrendi was arraigned...

The use of medical cannabis to deal with chronic pain

Reasons for anonymity of interviews One of the participants explained that although they have a strong opinion about the use of medical marijuana to treat chronic pain, they preferred to not have...

Malta registers second best budget surplus in EU in 2018 - Eurostat

Malta registered the second best budgetary surplus for 2018, statistic released by Eurostat show. At 2%, Malta’s was the second best result alongside that of Bulgaria, surpassed only by...

Third annual surplus in a row would have been registered even without IIP income - Muscat

Malta has registered a surplus for the third year running, a surplus which would still have been registered if the money gained from the country’s Individual Investor Programme, or rather;...

Domestic violence: Random result producing risk assessment tool to continue being used

The DASH assessment tool, used for the establishment of the level of risk that victims of domestic violence and gender-based violence experience, and which was found to produce results no better than...

Infrastructure Malta introduces 'safer crash barriers' system

For the first time in Maltese roads, Infrastructure Malta is installing a new system of CE-certified concrete barriers with added safety features to continue reducing the risk of serious accident...

Labour to unveil separate manifesto for each locality – Prime Minister

The Labour Party will be unveiling a different electoral manifesto for each locality, Prime Minster Joseph Muscat said on Monday.  Speaking on One TV, Muscat said the PL will officially launch...

PD says Qrendi local council candidate attacked outside his home

Partit Demokratiku said that its Qrendi local council candidate, Charles Polidano, was physically assaulted just outside of his home in front of a friend and fellow resident. This shows that the...

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Maltese language noblest expression of our identity in Europe - Peter Agius

Peter Agius, European Parliament election candidate on the PN list, met the National Council for the Maltese language, representatives from the department of Maltese Language at the University of...

Russia describes Malta’s refusal to allow planes to overfly air space as ‘unfriendly’

Russia has described Malta’s refusal to allow Russian planes from overflying in Maltese airspace as having an “unfriendly connotation”, and will take this into account in bilateral...

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