The Malta Independent 3 December 2021, Friday

Updated: Muscat’s libel case against lawyer dismissed as former PM claims dirty tactics were used

A lawyer who published a Facebook post accusing former Prime Minister Joseph Muscat of blowing up journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has been cleared of libel after neither Muscat nor his lawyer showed...

Relying on right to be forgotten as a way to censor court judgements unjustifiable - organisations

Media organisations and NGOs have written a letter to the Prime Minister expressing concern about a Legal Notice granting the director general of the courts the ability to erase court judgements from...

Watch: Europol publishes footage of Malta arrests in money laundering operation

Europol has published footage in which the Maltese police arrested seven individuals as part of a money laundering investigation. Europol said it has supported the Maltese Authorities in...

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MEP Alex Agius Saliba kicks off discussions on the common charger law

The rapporteur, MEP Alex Agius Saliba, who will steer the legislation for a common charger for electronic devices through the European Parliament, had the first exchange of views on Wednesday in the...

Covid-19 cases in schools ‘within normal range’, no need for added restrictions yet - Caruana

While some cases of Covid-19 have been reported among schoolchildren, the numbers are “within the normal range,” Education Minister Justyne Caruana told The Malta Independent yesterday....

Covid crisis underlines urgent need to ensure essential workers earn more adequate wage - Sant

The COVID crisis has underlined the urgent need to ensure that essential workers, cleaners, health and agricultural workers earn a more adequate minimum wage, Labour MEP Alfred Sant said. He was...

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TMID Editorial: Changes to the Standards Committee

Opposition Leader Bernard Grech made an interesting proposal in Parliament on Monday, to overhaul the composition of the Standards in Public Life Committee.  Currently, the committee has the...

Updated: CCF’s physical capacity significantly strained, staff numbers still short - NAO

The Corradino Correctional Facility is overcrowded and understaffed, an investigation by the National Audit Office (NAO) has found.  In a report presented by Auditor General Charles Deguara...

Church, Opposition and NGOs disappointed as government ignores their cannabis reform proposals

A number of Church organisations and the Opposition have expressed their disappointment at the way the government ignored amendments they proposed for the Cannabis reform bill. The reform is one...

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