The Malta Independent 17 August 2019, Saturday


Man charged with attempted murder in pastizzeria

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 14:45 Last update: about 8 hours ago

A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a pastizzeria employee. The incident took place in Luqa last Monday. The 44-year-old man, of Luqa, was charged before Magistrate Caroline...

Sculptor, ceramist Ganni Bonnici passes away, aged 86

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 13:24 Last update: about 9 hours ago

Ganni Bonnici, sculptor, ceramist and medallist passed away earlier today, eighteen days short of his eighty-seventh birthday, his family said. Ganni Bonnici was a leading figure among Maltese...

PD calls for monument dedicated to victims of two world wars

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 09:26 Last update: about 14 hours ago

In the wake of the Santa Marija celebrations and the anniversary of the convoy which saved Malta, Partit Demokratiku is calling for a comprehensive monument containing the names of all those Maltese...

Contraband cigarettes seized in Cospicua

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 09:20 Last update: about 14 hours ago

Customs enforcement officers seized 1,700 contraband cigarettes from the storage of an outlet in Cospicua late yesterday evening. The seizure comes after months of surveillance operations by the...

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