The Malta Independent 15 May 2021, Saturday

Robert Abela against abortion but will follow discussion in society

The Labour Party has released a statement following the presentation of a motion for a Bill proposing the decriminalisation of abortion by independent MP Marlene Farrugia earlier this week. The...

Malta is the first country on Denmark’s Yellow List

After Germany reviewed its advice and declared Malta as no longer being 'a Covid-19 risk area,' today, Denmark, as part of its transition to the gradual reopening of tourism activities, announced that...

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Updated: Village feast outdoor celebrations prohibited until health authorities give the ok

Village feasts will not be allowed this summer for the second consecutive year due to the COVID pandemic, health authorities have decided. The government and the Church authorities will be...

17 migrants drown, 2 rescued in boat sinking off Tunisia

Authorities say 17 migrants drowned and two were rescued Thursday after a boat trying to carry them to Europe sank off the Tunisian coast. A naval mission saved two women from Nigeria off the...

Covid-19: Only one positive case found in the last 24 hours; vaccine boosters already ordered

Health chief Charmaine Gauci is delivering her weekly briefing on Covid-19.  ...

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TMID Editorial: Migration - A new crisis brewing

While most of the Maltese population is currently busy debating a pink Eurovision outfit, a masturbating priest and now a bombshell Private Member’s Bill to decriminalise abortion, a new...

‘No more hiding, no more stigma, no more contempt’ – Marlene Farrugia

There should be no more hiding, no more stigma, no more contempt, Independent MP Marlene Farrugia said about women’s issues, a day after presenting a bill in Parliament proposing the...

Watch: ‘May we always choose life’ - Archbishop Charles Scicluna

Archbishop Charles Scicluna delivered an indirect response to independent MP Marlene Farrugia's bill proposing the decriminalisation of abortion, stating that the womb is a sacred place. During...

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