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Gozo: Our prehistoric legacy is under threat

Sunday, 3 March 2024, 08:37 Last update: about 1 day ago Emmanuel J. Galea

We may have experienced the misfortune of losing something valuable or damaging a precious item. The underlying issue was not only monetary value but the sentimental value linked to that object, which...

An epidemic in the making

Sunday, 3 March 2024, 08:36 Last update: about 1 day ago Mark Said

Silence is golden, it is said. Well, that might just as well be absolutely true for us Maltese, as finding a quiet, relaxing spot has become as rare or impossible as finding traces of gold in our...

Running for his life?

Sunday, 3 March 2024, 08:33 Last update: about 1 day ago Kevin Cassar

On Friday 16 February a New York judge handed Donald Trump another crushing defeat, finding the former president liable for lying about his net worth and ordering him to pay 355 million dollars. The...

Blood on their hands

Sunday, 3 March 2024, 08:28 Last update: about 1 day ago Carmel Cacopardo

When speaking on the report of the public inquiry into the circumstances which led to the death of Jean Paul Sofia, Robert Abela, the Prime Minister, emphasised that he expected that those who were...

Groundwater – a necessary call to action

Sunday, 3 March 2024, 08:26 Last update: about 1 day ago Alicia Bugeja Said

Water is a fundamental necessity for all living things, as it plays a crucial role in sustaining ecosystems, supporting agriculture, and ensuring human health and well-being.  Among the various...

We’re back to public executions

Sunday, 3 March 2024, 08:23 Last update: about 1 day ago Noel Grima

It doesn’t look like it had the mesmerized public listening in while stuck in some traffic jam or switching to the parliamentary debate instead of the daily jukebox called radio. Still, it...

It is not enough to be compassionate

Saturday, 2 March 2024, 08:32 Last update: about 1 day ago Gejtu Vella

Joe Borg is a man of the cloth and a well-seasoned media personality on various media platforms. Recently he penned an article titled “I do not care about poverty”.  The heading...

Jean Paul Sofia

Friday, 1 March 2024, 08:10 Last update: about 1 day ago Owen Bonnici

The cruel accident which led to Jean Paul Sofia’s demise touched the hearts of a whole nation. The entire family, particularly Isabel and John, Jean Paul’s mother and father, had to...

Beasts and humans

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 08:10 Last update: about 2 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

                          People – we all – have gotten used to...

Stability and growth

Monday, 26 February 2024, 08:00 Last update: about 6 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

The Stability and Growth Pact is being updated, if that is the correct word for what it is being done to it. With the Pact as designed during the late 1990’s, EU member countries agreed that in...

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