The Malta Independent 26 June 2022, Sunday

Families scared to adopt Maltese children, fear retribution

Families who have adopted Maltese children have had their car or front door burnt in a clear sign of retribution, instilling fear in many other prospective parents when they make plans to adopt a...

Russia strikes Kyiv as troops consolidate gains in the east

Russia attacked the Ukrainian capital in the early hours of Sunday morning, striking at least two residential buildings, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said, as elsewhere Russian troops consolidated...

Lower birth rates led to necessity to resort to private pensions – social security department chief

It has become necessary for people to resort to private pensions from a young age due to the lower birth rate, Grazio Barbara, director general of the Social Security Department said.  Pensions...

Do we really want 100,000 tourist beds?

If all the plans that we know about come to be, Malta is set to have a staggering 100,000 licensed beds for tourists by 2030. Other projects may surface in the next years, so that number could grow...

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Pope hails families, blasts 'culture of waste'

Pope Francis celebrated families Saturday and urged them to shun “selfish” decisions that are indifferent to life as he closed out a big Vatican rally a day after the U.S. Supreme...

Covid-19 - 456 new patients; number of active cases doubles to 4,666 in a week

The number of active Covid-19 cases has doubled in a week – from 2,316 on 17 June to 4,666 on Saturday, figures released today by the health authorities show. The number of new cases...

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Health and safety project supervisor ‘attacked’ on construction site

A health and safety project supervisor has been attacked on a construction site, the Malta Occupational Safety and Health Practitioners Association said. The incident happened on Saturday, but...

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