The Malta Independent 26 September 2018, Wednesday


59,221 students start new scholastic year

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 09:06 Last update: about 27 minutes ago

The new scholastic year opened today with 59,221 students attending schools in Malta and Gozo. There are 8,731 students in kindergarten, 25,860 in primary schools, 20,939 and middle and secondary...

Worker suffers grievous injuries after beam falls on him

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 08:07 Last update: about 1 hour ago

A worker suffered serious injuries on Tuesday when a beam fell on him while he was working in a factory at the Hal Far industrial estate. The 47-year-old of Marsascala was taken to hospital for...

Heavier traffic on the roads as government schools re-open

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 07:46 Last update: about 28 minutes ago

As expected, there was heavier traffic on the roads this morning as government schools re-opened and thousands of students returned to their classrooms after the summer holidays. The new...

MFSA welcomes EBA recommendations

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 17:13 Last update: about 16 hours ago

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...

Updated (2): Toddler dies after falling four storeys

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 15:35 Last update: about 1 hour ago

A toddler has died after after she fell four storeys down in the common parts of a block of apartments in Bahar ic-Caghaq this afternoon. The toddler, a girl aged one year and five months, was...

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