The Malta Independent 9 December 2019, Monday

From thanks to betrayal – how Labour’s discourse surrounding Keith Schembri has changed

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s former chief of staff, Keith Schembri, has been at the centre of the political crisis which has engulfed Malta over the past few weeks. Once held as a key...

PL leadership: It is Fearne vs Abela

Robert Abela has defied suggestions of a one-horse-race for the leadership of the Labour Party and said he is throwing in his hat, challenging the current deputy leader Chris Fearne for the top place...

Will he go? Questions surround Joseph Muscat’s presence at European Council this week

As political pressure mounts for Joseph Muscat to resign immediately, rather than in January, questions have been raised about his presence at the next European Council meeting in Brussels later this...

TMIS Editorial Part 1: New PM must clean house

We now have two contenders for the Labour leadership election – Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne and MP Robert Abela.  Whoever wins the contest on 12 January and makes it to the...

Watch: Muscat launches farewell tour: 'Movement will only get stronger after leadership election'

Muscat launched his farewell tour, visiting localities around the island this morning. While in Naxxar, he said that the movement will only get stronger after the PL's leadership election. ...

TMIS Editorial: Part 2: A million unanswered questions… Muscat, Schembri cannot keep hiding

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and his former chief of staff, Keith Schembri, are nowhere to be seen in the unfolding drama.  The press has a million questions to ask, especially after this...

How the unions and constituted bodies reacted to Malta’s current political crisis

Over the course of the last week, unions and associations across all sectors and industries in Malta have issued statements about the political crisis that the country is currently...

Malta under the microscope: International scrutiny and local testimony

The past week has seen a number of developments in relation to the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the ensuing investigation, and the political situation.  Family members of...

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PN lists proposals for better governance, cleaner administration

Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia this afternoon listed measures which, he said, will lead to better governance and a cleaner administration. In a message on the PN’s media, Delia said...

Journalist receives letter containing threats, report filed with police

A journalist has received a threatening letter at her private residence and a report has been filed with the police, the Maltese Institute of Journalists aid. In a statement, the IGM condemned...

Robert Abela to contest PL leadership election

PL MP Robert Abela has announced that he will be contesting the Labour Party leadership election. He is the second person to announce his nomination, after Deputy Prime Minister Chris...

Muscat family in private meeting with Pope Francis

The family of outgoing Prime Minister Joseph Muscat this morning met Pope Francis at the Vatican in a private visit. The Department of Information described it as “a last private...

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