The Malta Independent 23 September 2019, Monday

Where’s the statue?

A niche without a statue has been conveniently used to support what seems to be an electricity box in Cospicua. The niche is at the start of Cospicua Road. An irate reader sent this photo to...

Several quarries refusing to accept construction waste in breach of permit conditions

Almost half of the quarries permitted to receive construction waste are breaching the conditions of their permit by refusing to accept such waste, The Malta Independent on Sunday has learnt. In...

PM says he has full confidence in Caruana Galizia inquiry board members

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Sunday morning that he has full confidence in the integrity and competence of the three people entrusted with carrying out an independent public inquiry into the...

Godfrey, Marlene Farrugia resign from PD, will remain in Parliament until end of legislature

MPs Godfrey and Marlene Farrugia have resigned from Partit Demokratiku to make space for new people. They will be keeping their Parliamentary seats until the end of the legislature but will not...

Updated: Man arrested after violent Xaghra robbery that left woman with head injuries

A man is in custody following a violent robbery in Xaghra, Gozo that left a woman with grievous head injuries, the police confirmed on Sunday afternoon. The case took place at around 4am on...

Meter readers still visiting homes despite 99% of electricity meters being ‘smart’

Meter readers are still visiting homes to take readings manually despite Enemalta telling The Malta Independent on Sunday that 99 per cent of electricity meters are 'smart'. According to the ARMS...

Sustainable economic model and creating new jobs ‘necessary to avert climate change effects - Dalli

Counteracting the impact of climate change requires a shift in mentality, transitioning from the traditional economic model to a sustainable one, S&D Vice President Miriam Dalli told a New York...

Other countries have not done multiculturalism right – Evarist Bartolo

As far as details go, for example, the total number of students - whether there is a waiting list or anything of the sort - we know that at the end of the last scholastic year there were 170 students...

EU's Juncker: Irish border controls needed in no-deal Brexit

The European Union will insist that border controls be put up along the Irish border if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal and the British government will be responsible for that, a top EU...

TMIS Editorial: Downsize me

Just when we need them, no one seems to be there. The Nationalist Party's traditional Independence celebration, a staple in the party's calendar year, was on Friday reduced to a pint-sized pep...

Updated: Albania inspects quake damages, over 100 people injured

Many Albanians in the capital of Tirana and the port city of Durres have not gone back home after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake injured 105 people and damaged hundreds of homes. Authorities say the...

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