The Malta Independent 5 August 2021, Thursday

95% of new Covid-19 cases are of Delta variant as 86% of adults fully vaccinated - Fearne

Health Minister Chris Fearne and Health Superintendent Charmaine Gauci will be addressing a press conference at 11am. They are expected to give details about the Covid-19 pandemic, the...

Four former Speakers turn down Anglu Farrugia invitation

Four former Speakers of the House of Representatives have turned down an invitation by the current Speaker Anglu Farrugia to take part in a symposium he will be organising next week. Farrugia...

Pandemic hits Church coffers as income drops by €3.13m

A significant €2.3 million decrease in surplus was registered by the Archdiocese of Malta in comparison to that of 2019 which has been attributed to the impact of the Covid-19...

NGO says justice system weak with the strong, strong with the weak

Moviment Graffitti along with the Maltese Association of Social Workers and aditus foundation today held a symbolic activity in front of the Law Courts to reiterate its position regarding the...

Standing events will not be allowed yet, capacity for seated events to increase

In what will be determined as a blow for event organisers, standing events will continue to be barred throughout the month of August, although the capacity for seated events is set to increase from...

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Naxxar council’s by-law on caravans falls through due to government stalling

The Naxxar local council recently proposed the enactment of a by-law to tackle the rising number of caravans along the coast road, however this has fallen through due to the government stalling on the...

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Italy presses EU nations to open ports to rescued migrants

Italy stepped up pressure Wednesday on fellow EU nations to open their ports to migrants rescued by humanitarian ships as political tension simmers in the Italian government's coalition over a sharply...

82 new Covid cases registered, 293 people recover

82 new Covid-19 cases were registered on Wednesday, while 293 people recovered, the health authorities said. This brings the active cases up to 1,333. No new deaths were registered. Since...

Fraudster posed as priest to defraud 90-year-old man out of thousands, court told

A fraud who posed as a priest collecting money for charity wept in the dock as he was remanded in custody pending sentencing after pleading guilty to defrauding a 90-year-old man of some...

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