The Malta Independent 21 April 2019, Sunday

Watch: Car sent flying after hitting Santa Lucija roundabout at high speed

A video has emerged on Facebook showing a car flying into the air after hitting the Santa Lucija roundabout at high speed.  The vehicle, which was coming from the direction of Marsa, hits the...

Housing situation: the planners need to start planning

Is the current construction boom the island is undergoing reflecting the demand in property? It is reflecting the demand, yes. Prior to 2012, there was a slowdown in the property industry and a...

US applauds Malta for denying Russian military, calls on others to follow the example

Malta was involved in a proxy war of words between the United States and Russia, as the two global powers inched closer to an actual proxy war in Venezuela yesterday. US State Department...

Keeping the country in check: inspections and enforcement

Enforcement or, rather, the lack thereof, is one of the most common gripes in Malta. From parking to construction, and from health and safety to banking, several thousand inspections and enforcement...

Pope during Easter vigil: reject the 'glitter of wealth'

At an Easter vigil in St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis on Saturday encouraged people to resist cynicism or pursuing the "glitter of wealth," and to avoid seeking life's meaning in "things that pass...

PN MEP election campaign will be without hate – Adrian Delia

The PN’s MEP election campaign, which kicks off tomorrow, will be missing just one thing – hate - PN leader Adrian Delia said in a telephone interview on the party’s media on...

Customs Department seizes 144kg of cocaine in containers at Freeport

The Customs Department on Saturday seized 144 kgs of cocaine from three other reefer containers at the Malta Freeport.  The discovery was the fourth major achievement for the department...

Wirt Għawdex has major concerns regarding Gozo-Malta tunnel project as proposed

After organizing a public debate and consulting feedback from our membership, the NGO Wirt Ghawdex said it has concerns on the Malta-Gozo tunnel, saying the project risks impacting negatively on the...

Young man crashes into police motorcycle as he tries to flee Ħamrun search

Police officers who stopped a young driver in Ħamrun on Saturday escaped unhurt run after the man tried to flee the scene twice in quick succession. The 24-year-old from Tarxien with a...

Almost 30 Transport Malta inspections at Mgarr fatal accident site since works started

Almost 30 inspections have been carried out by Transport Malta at the site of last weekend’s tragic fatal accident in Mgarr since road works there commenced, a spokesperson for Transport Malta...

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