The Malta Independent 24 January 2022, Monday

Despite defence of mayor, Naxxar council never took official stand on trade fair project

The Naxxar Local Council never took an official position on a proposed development at the former trade fair grounds, despite saying that the embattled mayor’s position on the matter reflected...

Record seven Covid-19 patients die in single day, as 273 new cases are reported

Seven Covid-19 patients have died while 273 new cases of the virus were reported by health authorities on Sunday. Authorities said that two men aged 86 and 89 and four women aged 74, 81, 86, and 89...

PN is the underdog as PL has ‘public funds to squander’, national TV station is ‘controlled' - Grech

The Nationalist Party is the underdog because it does not have millions in taxpayers money to “squander” like the PL is doing and because of the lack of an impartial national broadcaster,...

Labour’s cannabis law paves the way for generations of junkies

Excuse the crude headline, but one has to say it as it is. Or as it will be, given that the negative impact of the law that Malta’s Parliament passed just before it rose for the Christmas...

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Man reported missing

An elderly man has been reported missing by police, having last been seen two days ago. Police appealed for information on the whereabouts of 76-year-old Joseph Grech. He was last seen near...

Berlusconi drops bid to be elected as Italy's president

Former premier Silvio Berlusconi on Saturday bowed out of Italy's presidential election set for next week, claiming he had the votes to win but the country could ill-afford political divisions during...

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Britain says Russia seeking to replace Ukraine government

The British government on Saturday accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and said former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is being...

PN takes credit for easing of Covid measures announcement

The Nationalist Party has taken credit for the announcement made by Health Minister Chris Fearne today that Covid-19 restrictions are to be eased in the coming days. This confirms the position...

Four more Covid-19 deaths as number of active cases drops below 7,000

Four more patients with Covid-19 have died while the nunber of avtice cases dropped to below 7,000, figures released on Saturday show.   ...

Man slightly injured in Paola shop hold-up

A man was slightly injured during a hold-up that took place in Paola on Friday evening.  The robbery took place in Triq Ghajn Dwieli, at around 9:15pm, the police said.  Two masked men...

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