The Malta Independent 25 September 2018, Tuesday

Charities operating migrant rescue ship ask Europe for help

Humanitarian groups operating the sole private rescue ship near the deadly central Mediterranean human trafficking route have asked French authorities to allow 58 refugees to disembark in the southern...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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