The Malta Independent 12 December 2019, Thursday

Watch: In message to Maltese living abroad, Foreign Minister says nothing on political crisis

In a Christmas message aimed at Maltese citizens living abroad, Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela chose not to say anything about the political and social crisis that has engulfed the country in the past...

Youth reported missing

A youth has been reported missing, a statement by the police read. Dante Buhagiar was last seen on 6 December at 6pm in his Hamrun residence. Anyone who has any information as to his...

Medical organisations deny that personnel celebrated journalist’s death, but ask for inquiry

The Medical Association of Malta,and the Association of Surgeons of Malta 'strongly deny' that any Medical practitioner or Surgeon celebrated the death of Daphne Caruana Galizia while on duty on...

Prime Minister, Attorney General fail to submit copy of VGH evaluation report to court

Minister Konrad Mizzi has failed to present a copy of the Evaluation Report about the Vitals Global Healthcare hospital takeover deal in court. Mizzi had been ordered to present the report by Mr....

Press freedom organisations express concern over Daphne Caruana Galizia murder proceedings

A number of Press freedom organisations (including Reporters without Borders and PEN International) have penned a letter urging European Union leaders to call on Prime Minister Joseph Muscat to...

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Italy investigates Maltese professor implicated in Russia probe

Prosecutors in Sicily are investigating suspected embezzlement by a mysterious Maltese academic who has been linked to a U.S. probe of hacked emails. Agrigento Prosecutor Salvatore Vella said by...

Historic Naxxar garden to be excavated as PA approves hotel development

The Planning Authority has approved the conversion of a villa into a hotel in Naxxar, an act which will see an historic garden be excavated to facilitate the project. The development will see the...

Daphne murder public inquiry - Photos taken of us in restaurants ended up on Bedingfield blog

The public inquiry into the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia held its first sitting in court last week, and is set to continue today. Judge Michael Mallia is the chairman of the inquiry...

If PM resigns now, President can appoint MP he believes has support of the majority

The President can appoint a member of the House of Representatives as Prime Minister who, in his judgement, is best able to command the support of the majority of MPs should Joseph Muscat resign now,...

Updated: Robert Abela says protests’ only purpose now is to provoke; PN MEPs reply

PL Leadership candidate Robert Abela has said that the civil society protests happening now only have one purpose, to provoke. Civil society groups have been protesting since the original arrest...

Conflict of interest? Magistrate Nadine Lia leading Melvin Theuma phantom job inquiry

Magistrate Nadine Lia is leading the inquiry into the phantom government job given by Castille to middleman Melvin Theuma, a PN MP has pointed out.  Writing on Facebook, Jason Azzopardi asked why...

Short sitting: Yorgen Fenech case against leading investigator continues

The hearing of the constitutional case filed by murder suspect Yorgen Fenech to have Inspector Keith Arnaud removed from the investigation related to the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia continues in...

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