The Malta Independent 23 August 2019, Friday

It’s an afternoon in August, but southbound traffic is a nightmare

Schools are still closed for the summer holidays and many workers are also either working half-days or else on leave. But this hot afternoon in August is providing a nightmarish experience for...

MIDI unveils plans for 16-storey tower as final phase of Tigne Point development

The MIDI consortium has announced plans for a new 16-storey tower at Tigne Point which, it says, is the final phase of the project.  The applicants said the application for the mixed-use and...

Provost's fiery homily misinterpretation leads to outrage; priest 'never mentioned gays'

A fiery and arguably divisive homily delivered by Provost Paul Vella last Sunday for the Feast of Saint Helen led to knee-jerk outrage and condemnation on Thursday partly in spite of it being...

Senglea council objects to AUM’s proposed dormitory and car park

The Senglea local council has filed an objection to a planned carpark and overlying dormitory as part of the American University of Malta campus. In a statement, the council said the decision to...

Minister Carmelo Abela on three-day working visit to Moscow

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion Carmelo Abela paid a three-day working visit to Russia. The Minister held political talks on pending bilateral issues between the two sides and global...

Weekslong standoffs in Mediterranean becoming 'new normal'

 The Ocean Viking carrying 356 people, mostly Africans, rescued in the Mediterranean off Libya is closing in on two weeks at sea without being assigned a safe port to offload the traumatized...

District police fleet modernised with new cars, segways

The vehicle fleet for district police will be completely modernised with 50 new vehicles being introduced into the force to the point that the oldest cars will be those which were introduced into...

MCAST investigates the possibility of generating solar energy from the sea

MCAST is leading a major project entitled Offshore Passive Photovoltaics (OPPV), through which the possibility of setting up large scale floating PV systems in Maltese territorial waters was explored....

Parliament pays tribute to former clerk Paul Muscat Terribile

Former Clerk of the House of Representatives Paul Muscat Terribile passed away yesterday, a statement issued by the Speaker said. Speaker Anglu Farrugia expressed Parliament’s condolences...

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