The Malta Independent 22 February 2020, Saturday

Giovanna Debono awarded €5,000 in libel damages from PL portal

Former Nationalist Minister Giovanna Debono today was awarded €5,000 in damages in a libel suit she had filed against Kurt Farrugia as former editor of the now-extinct news portal maltastar.com...

TMID Editorial: 153 freephone collapse – Is there so much desperation?

On Monday, the 153 freephone government service collapsed. The reason for this was the countless calls that the system kept getting from people who had not yet received a one-time cheque from the...

Daphne public inquiry – 'Caruana Galizia attacked people, humiliated them' - Bedingfield

Labour MP Glenn Bedingfield is expected to testify today in the public inquiry into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia....

Ministry confirms Wasteserv to take Maghtab land, entity will give it back in other areas

A spokesperson for the Environment Ministry has confirmed with The Malta Independent that a substantial amount of land in Maghtab will be taken up by Wasteserv, but said that the entity will also be...

ERA CEO contract terminated by mutual consent, interim chief appointed

The Environment and Resources Authority Board has just approved the mutually agreed termination of the CEO Dr Louise Spiteri with immediate effect.  Perit Michelle Piccinino has been...

Updated: Testy EU budget talks blocked, new summit in March likely

Major contributors to the European Union's budget blocked progress at an emergency summit on Friday, insisting that they would not stump up more funds for the bloc's next long-term spending package,...

Degiorgios seek help from Chris Cardona, but were ignored - Theuma; Fenech bail request refused

The compilation of evidence against Yorgen Fenech, a businessman, who is charged with complicity in the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia on 16 October 2017, continues in court...

Steward Health Care Malta submits application for development at St Luke’s Hospital

Steward Health Care Malta said it yesterday submitted its application to redevelop the St Luke’s Hospital Campus to the relevant Planning Authority and it has continued to make progress at Gozo...

Negotiations with UK confirm partnership concept as alternative to EU membership – Alfred Sant

Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant has welcomed how the EU is developing the partnership concept to establish relations with non-EU member countries as demonstrated by the planned negotiations with the...

‘There has to be a gap between the old and new IIP scheme’ – Chamber president

There needs to be a gap between the old and the new Individuals Investors Program (IIP) scheme in order to ensure that Malta’s reputation is restored, the President of the Malta Chamber of...

University students denied placements in favour of Barts students - MMSA and KSU

Third year medical students at the University of Malta were denied placements this week as a direct result of the strain being put on Mater Dei's academic staff by the influx of students from Barts...

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