The Malta Independent 24 March 2017, Friday

Editor's Blog

Lowest turnout in 2018 election

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 09:15 Last update: about 8 months ago Stephen Calleja

We’re still months away from the general election, but my gut feeling is that we will have the lowest voter turnout in recent political history. Since Independence, we have had 11...

In questo mondo di ladri

Friday, 29 July 2016, 10:54 Last update: about 9 months ago Stephen Calleja

The music was great. The singers were brilliant. The songs were varied and aimed for different tastes. But it was an emotionless crowd that attended the Joseph Calleja concert on...

PL, PN have their gods and animals

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 10:34 Last update: about 9 months ago Stephen Calleja

Education Minister Evarist Bartolo was perfectly correct when he said that there is a law for the gods and a law for animals. And there seems to be no difference between the parties in the way...

No morning after pill for Britain

Monday, 27 June 2016, 09:46 Last update: about 10 months ago Stephen Calleja

The British never accepted the fact that they are no longer an empire. They believe they can still rule the world as they used to do in the past, and they keep the Commonwealth up and running in spite...

Wrong move, Simon

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 09:16 Last update: about 10 months ago Stephen Calleja

The Nationalist Party took a bizarre decision to re-instate Samuel Azzopardi to the post of Victoria mayor after on Tuesday he was found guilty of driving under the influence following a traffic...

The PM’s mother of all u-turns

Monday, 30 May 2016, 10:17 Last update: about 11 months ago Stephen Calleja

It has become common for Prime Minister Joseph Muscat not to stick to what he says and take his decisions depending on the people he is dealing with. We’ve seen it of late with the way he...

The Three Muscat-eers

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 10:09 Last update: about 9 months ago Stephen Calleja

“All for one and one for all” is the famous motto of The Three Musketeers, a historical novel by Alexandre Dumas. The theme of friendship is a vital ingredient throughout the whole book,...

Labour fails to win Eurovision

Monday, 16 May 2016, 13:14 Last update: about 11 months ago Stephen Calleja

Ira Losco did a splendid job. She gave her all with two great performances in the semi-final and final nights of the Eurovision Song Contest. She finished in 12th place, far below the second position...

PL believes apples are oranges

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:27 Last update: about 11 months ago Stephen Calleja

Only the dumb believe that what Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri did is identical to what many professionals do in their capacity as lawyers, consultants, financial advisers and accountants. But,...

Injoranza

Monday, 2 May 2016, 13:07 Last update: about 12 months ago Stephen Calleja

I have always been fascinated by the English language. The more I read, the more I understand how comprehensive it is, as the language is rich with words for each and every moment, feeling,...

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