The Malta Independent 25 August 2019, Sunday

Fourth ferry renders vehicle tunnel necessity questionable - Gozo Tourism Association CEO

The introduction of a fast ferry service, an air link and the current fourth ferry will improve tourism in Gozo and resolve connectivity issues, Gozo Tourism Association CEO Joe Muscat told The Malta...

ERA investigating extent of pruning interventions on Santa Luċija trees

The Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) is investigating the extent to which trees in Santa Luċija were pruned before being transplanted for possible breaches of the authority’s...

Tal-Magħtab Construction applies to sanction facilities, over 20 years after they were built

An application on the site of Tal-Magħtab Construction on Triq ir-Ramla, Magħtab, has been filed to sanction structures which were never permitted to be built, some of which have been the...

Malta not responsible for migrants but still taking reasoned approach - Prime Minister

Although it was not Malta’s responsibility to accept the migrants onboard the Ocean Viking, Malta is doing its job by processing them, and is taking a reasoned approach, the Prime Minister said....

OPM says discussions with CoE 'ongoing’ as countdown to public inquiry ticks away

“Discussions are still ongoing,” the Office of the Prime Minister on Friday informed The Malta Independent on Sunday about the long-called for establishment of a public inquiry into the...

Carob trees, among many others, not protected in general development zones

Contrary to popular belief, carob trees, known in Maltese as Il-Ħarruba, are not protected species in urban areas (development zones), according to legislation updated last year. Prior to...

Schembri says he has ‘never commented in favour of Salvini’s politics of leaving people at sea’

Nationalist Party local councillor Justin Schembri, who on Friday spoke of his admiration for Italian Home Affairs Minister Matteo Salvini, yesterday said that he never commented in favour of...

PD calls on Malta to stand up for the Amazon Forest

Partit Demokratiku calls for Malta to take a leading role in protecting the Amazon by joining France and Ireland in threatening to block the EU-MERCOSUR trade deal from going through. The deal commits...

BOV Premier League: Gudja obtain deserved point on debut day

Newly promoted side Gudja United had a more than positive debut in their first ever Premier league game, obtaining a deserved draw against Hibernians. The result was a fair one with Gudja taking the lead early in the first half and with Hibernians obtaining a quick equaliser....

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