The Malta Independent 19 October 2019, Saturday

Confidence in construction sector fell ‘substantially’ in August, but remains above average - CBM

Confidence in the construction sector fell substantially in August, a Central Bank of Malta report reads, however notwithstanding this decrease, it remained well above its long-term average. In...

Unrepentant 74-year old paedophile has 10-year sentence confirmed on appeal

An unrepentant 74-year old paedophile has had his 10-year prison sentence confirmed on appeal, after a judge observed that he had shown no remorse for abusing a 14-year-old boy in his care. The...

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President calls for promotion of healthier lifestyles, measures highlighting unhealthy foods

President George Vella on Friday spoke of the need for Maltese to follow a healthier lifestyle, and called for more pressure for measures which highlight unhealthy foods. Addressing a packed...

Saturday drama: Brexit battle to be decided in UK Parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has lost every important vote in Parliament since taking office, faces a titanic struggle Saturday when he puts his Brexit deal with the European Union before...

Alfred Sant supports measures to fight cancer

Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant has told the European Parliament that, as a cancer survivor, he supports all measures that can be taken from a political perspective, which can help to fight the...

Ministry taking advantage of educators; UPE issues directives for members

The Union of Professional Educators (UPE) has issued directives to their members to follow as from Friday. UPE has ordered these directives due to their concern over the mistreatment adopted by the...

EU Brexit deal endorsed; next hurdle for Johnson is Parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's career of disdain for the European Union was a thing of the past on Thursday as he and the bloc's leaders celebrated their long-sought Brexit deal. He now faces...

Next four Marsa Junction Project flyovers by end of March

Infrastructure Malta said today it is planning to open the next four of the Marsa Junction Project’s seven flyover structures and to eliminate the last remaining traffic lights at this...

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