The Malta Independent 19 July 2018, Thursday

Waterpolo, European championships: Montenegro too strong for Malta

Montenegro      17 Malta                      5 (4-1, 7-0, 4-2,...

Man who caused death of Dutchman in St Julian’s crash has house arrest replaced by curfew

The 20-year-old driver who caused the death of a young Dutchman when he lost control of his car and mounted the pavement in St Julian’s has had his house arrest replaced by a...

Inmate denies attacking prison guard while at Mater Dei hospital

A female prison inmate has denied attacking a prison guard who was escorting her whilst at hospital. Lorraine Vella, 46, was arraigned under arrest before duty magistrate Aaron Bugeja this...

Centralisation of printing services to benefit ‘PM’s right hand’, PN says

The Nationalist Party said on Monday that the government’s decision to centralize printing services for the education sector was only to the benefit of a few, while the majority were being badly...

Gender incongruence – ‘Present the information and let them decide for themselves’

When did you first realise you were transgender? When I started thinking about the concept I was about 8 or 9 years old, so I was very young. Back then I didn’t see it as a concept of...

TMID Editorial: Animal welfare - Are we really an animal-loving nation?

We say that we love animals but what we do, as a nation, seems to show otherwise.  Let us take some examples from the past few weeks.  In 2016 PN MP Mario Galea presented a Private...

Application to renew construction of 56 affordable housing units in Cospicua filed

The Housing Project Management Unit (HPMU) has filed to renew an application that would see the construction of 56 apartments in Cospicua. The request is for the renewal of a previously...

Updated: Serb accused of killing Hugo Chetcuti has ‘armed robbery’ past; Funeral details announced

The man accused of killing Paceville entrepreneur Hugo Chetcuti was using a false name and a fake passport, and had a history of armed robbery, a former acquaintance has told Lovin...

Updated - Rescue group says Libya left migrants to die in Mediterranean

A migrant aid group has accused Libya's coast guard of abandoning three people in the Mediterranean Sea, including a woman and a toddler who died, after intercepting 160 Europe-bound migrants near the...

David Casa tells Edward Scicluna: You have clearly lost the plot

The FIAU and the MFSA have been Edward Scicluna’s responsibility since 2013 and the minister can only blame himself for allowing the political capture of these institutions to protect his...

Historians say Trump upends norms of presidential behaviour

Plenty of U.S. presidents have created commotion in their travels abroad, but none as much as President Donald Trump. The president's tumultuous trip across Europe, historians say, smashed the...

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