The Malta Independent 25 September 2018, Tuesday

Man who praised attempted murder of police officer now admits to inciting crime on Facebook

A man has admitted to inciting crime on Facebook, two weeks after being arraigned for praising the attempted murder of PC Simon Schembri. 31 year-old Josef Vincenti had been accused of having, on 10...

‘Making changes will depend on our capacity to mobilise our resources’ – PM in New York

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat delivered a speech at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit in New York. "It is a privilege to have the opportunity to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Nelson...

EBA raises serious concerns over MFSA’s handling of Pilatus Bank - EPP

By commencing the procedure for Pilatus Bank to have its license withdrawn, the MFSA has very narrowly escaped a formal investigation by the European Banking Authority, Partit Nazzjonalista's Head of...

Italy tightens eligibility for migrant protection

Italy on Monday tightened criteria for migrants receiving humanitarian protection as its populist government deepened its crackdown on those seeking asylum. A new law, in the form of a government...

Activist files constitutional case over removal of makeshift memorial to slain journalist

Activist Manuel Delia has filed a constitutional case against Justice minister Owen Bonnici and the Director General responsible for public cleaning over the removal of the makeshift memorial to slain...

9 months after accident, injured elderly woman still waiting for insurance payment

An elderly 74-year-old Maltese woman who was seriously injured in a traffic accident last December has been unable to leave her home on the second floor at will as a result of her injury, and she has...

We had teachers and LSAs who were given instructions to provide transport supervision – UPE

“We had teachers and learning support assistants (LSAs) being given insturcions to provide transport supervision,” Executive Head of The Union of Professional Educators Graham Sansone told...

TMID Editorial - Free school transport: A good idea, but with little time to prepare

Many church and private schools open their doors today – the government schools start on Wednesday – and one waits with some concern to see the effects of the government’s change in...

UPE breaking the law when issuing directives, union not recognised – ministry

The Ministry for Education and Employment said that Union of Professional Educators is not a recognised trade union for educators within the state sector.  Therefore, UPE is in breach...

Government to launch public consultation over proposed EU changes to daylight savings

The government will be launching an online public consultation to gauge the country’s opinion on the proposed EU changes to daylight savings hours before the cabinet formulates a position on the...

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