The Malta Independent 26 September 2018, Wednesday

Veteran lawyer argues significance of Great Siege monument should not be infringed

Veteran lawyer and former politician Joseph Brincat has weighed in on the issue of the removal of a memorial to murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. For months now, activists have been placing...

Updated (3): Delia calls for inquiry after PA flies in board member for db project decision

The Planning Authority (PA) last Thursday brought a board member from abroad by private jet for her to be able to vote in the controversial db project on the land formerly occupied by ITS in...

TMID Editorial: Hitting the books - Homework and the new school year

And so the new school year begins in earnest today, with the whole of the country’s children now heading into the hallowed halls of knowledge for another year of education, some with a degree of...

58 migrants on board Aquarius will disembark in Malta before heading to four different EU countries

The governments of France and Malta have taken a joint initiative to solve the current impasse with regard to the situation of MV Aquarius. The 58 persons on board MV Aquarius will disembark on a...

AG says copy of Egrant inquiry report sent to Justice Minister, but not to Opposition Leader

The Attorney General has told a court that he had emailed a copy of the full Egrant inquiry to justice minister Owen Bonnici, despite refusing to give a copy to the Leader of the Opposition. AG...

White paper aims to provide widespread reform, 'paradigm shift’ in construction industry

The government has launched the white paper seeking to establish the Malta Construction and Building Authority (MCBA), which will consolidate existing entities and regulations, and provide reforms...

Archbishop urges students to respect teachers, never condone injustice

Archbishop Charles Scicluna has urged students to respect their teachers and never be an accomplice to injustice. In a message at the start of the scholastic year, the Archbishop urged the...

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MFSA welcomes EBA recommendations

The MFSA has welcomed the recommendations made by the European Banking Authority. In a letter written to MEPs, the EBA Chairman Andrea Enria said yesterday, among other things: "The EBA's...

Aaron Farrugia, Peter Agius in contrast on EU loans; Alfred Sant on same page as PN candidate

Parliamentary Secretary Aaron Farrugia (above) has insisted that the government did not need to make use of the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI) in Gozo given that the country’s...

UK Labour opposition party vows to reject May's Brexit deal

Britain's main opposition Labour Party announced Tuesday it will reject Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed divorce deal with the European Union when it comes to a vote in Parliament...

Tunisian man who threatened to bring down jet remanded in custody

A Tunisian man who threatened to bring down a passenger jet whilst being deported to his home country has been remanded in custody. 28 year-old Mahdi Ouerfelli had been a detainee at the Safi...

TMID Editorial: Nationalist Party - Adrian Delia’s first year

The Independence Day celebrations coincided with the first anniversary of Adrian Delia’s leadership of the Nationalist Party. It has been a difficult year for the Opposition...

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