The Malta Independent 18 January 2018, Thursday

Heirs of Daphne Caruana Galizia assume responsibility for pending libel cases

The family of slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia have officially stepped in to take over the several pending libel cases filed against her by high level government officials. The libel cases...

David Casa presents 'more evidence' on Pilatus Bank to European Central Bank

Nationalist MEP David Casa has presented “more evidence on Pilatus Bank” to the European Central Bank, a statement by his political group EPP said today. “I have been given...

PN’s communications chief resigns three months after taking office

The Nationalist Party’s communications chief David Bonello resigned, just three months after taking office, The Malta Independent has learnt.  Bonello cited “personal reasons”...

Overall positive year for business; labour shortage remains of great concern - GRTU

GRTU Malta Chamber of SMEs’ end of year Business Performance Survey indicates a positive year in general, with three out of every four respondents not reporting a decrease in their turnover....

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TMID Editorial: Commissioner Cutajar, now that you know you can investigate…

Both the Chief Justice and the Justice Minister have independently confirmed that the police force does not even need a ‘reasonable suspicion’ to launch an investigation, and that the...

Have the conditions surrounding AUM’s licence to operate as a university changed in any way?

Questions have been raised about whether the conditions surrounding the American University of Malta (AUM) licence agreement have been changed after replies were provided this week to a number of...

European Parliament rule of law report on Malta ‘not credible’ – Alfred Sant

Former Prime Minister and Labour Party leader Alfred Sant today writes that the rule of law report on Malta prepared by a European Parliament delegation is ‘not credible”. In his blog...

Final preparations for V18 official opening ceremony

Preparations are full speed ahead for the Valletta 18 opening ceremony and a programme of activities that will be held across the capital city on Saturday, the day when Valletta officially becomes...

T-shirts placed on statues by Occupy Justice activists removed by Heritage Malta

Before the sun rose on the 16 January, to mark three months since the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, pressure group #Occupy Justice placed t-shirts on statues around Malta in...

Two new government schools for children with disabilities to open in next five years

Out of the six new government schools that are planned to be opened in the next five years, two will be schools for children with a disability. According to information tabled in parliament on...

VGH debate - Fearne says he is willing to show VGH contract to Delia, but after Steward sale

Parliament this evening debated the concession awarded by the government to Vitals Global Healthcare for the operation of three state hospitals, which is now said to have sold off that concession to...

13 siblings held captive were likely coerced to remain quiet

When a 17-year-old girl jumped out a window from the house where her parents allegedly starved and tortured their 13 children, she broke a silence that had likely lasted years. It's not clear why...

AWD finds hundreds of animals in substandard conditions during Mriehel enforcement action

Officers from the Directorate of Animal Welfare today found over 300 chickens, roosters, pigeons, rabbits and 33 parrots in substandard conditions during an enforcement action by the Planning...

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