The Malta Independent 19 March 2019, Tuesday
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Three men jailed after trying to travel with fake documents

A court has taken a hard line on immigration offences, jailing three men who tried to use fake travel documents to travel from Malta to mainland Europe and the UK. Quoting the Passports...

‘Very clear’ that whoever wrote national cycling strategy does not cycle

It is “very clear” that whoever wrote the National Cycling Strategy does not because he has no idea whatsoever of the kind of proposals that should have been made within this strategy, the...

As Brexit stalls, supporters protest betrayal of their dream

With Britain's departure from the European Union likely to be put on hold, some Brexit supporters fear their dream is dying. But they aren't giving up without a fight — or at least, a long...

MFSA to employ 160 specialised people; 10 staff members take up early voluntary retirement scheme

The Malta Financial Services Authority will, by the end of 2021, have employed an additional 160 people specialised in the financial services sector, while 10 staff members have taken up the...

BOV’s decision to pay cash dividends for 2019 could depend on Deiulemar case and bank supervisors

While BOV wants to issue cash dividends next year, Chairman Taddeo Scerri has indicated that this might depend on outside factors, including the ongoing Deiulemar court case in Italy, and the bank's...

Brexit: a cat among the pigeons – Elena Grech

What changes has the European Union brought about at citizen level? This year Malta will celebrate 15 years of EU membership, and I realise how beneficial it has actually been for Malta when I go...

Hundreds turn up in St Julian's to celebrate St Patrick's Day

Hundreds of people, mostly young, have turned up in St Julian's on a glorious sunny afternoon to celebrate the feast of St Patrick. Photos Michael...

Hungarian leader tussles with EU as corruption concerns rise

As the Hungarian prime minister's conflicts with the European Union appear headed to a breaking point, calls are increasing for greater scrutiny of his government's spending of the bloc's...

MFSA’s new organisational structure will strengthen supervision, corporate governance – MFSA CEO

The organisational restructuring currently underway at the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) after the International Monetary Fund made recommendations as to how it could strengthen its...

PM shocked by Malta 1565 on Christchurch attacker rifle

Speaking at a Labour Party activity at Limestone Heritage in Siggiewi, Prime Minister and Labour party leader Joseph Muscat paid tribute to the persons massacred at Christchurch mosques in New...

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