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'Migrants were stabbed and thrown overboard'

In the meantime, autopsies on the 29 bodies that were brought to Malta on Sunday have established the cause of death to be drowning, according to reportds. All 29 were riding in the lower deck. Eerlier reports had suggested that the migrants suffered ...

Medavia-operated Mitiga relief flight touches down in Malta

News of the evacuation flight was first broken by The Malta Independent in our daily print edition. The flight was meant to leave Mitiga airport at 3.30pm, but there was a delay. Check in of all passengers was done by 4.30 p.m.. The flight is a one-off ...

10 years of Tenishia

Tenishia also holds the record for the biggest crowd a Maltese musician, singer or performer of any kind has ever performed to. This only dates back a few months when some 300,000 people (that's as big as three quarters of the Maltese population ...

Woman shoots lover in the stomach after 'poor sex'

A woman who shot her lover over his mediocre performance in bed was released from jail on bond last week, pending an appeal of her four year prison sentence, The Daily Mail reports. Sadie Bell, 58, a woman from Southfield, Michigan, was convicted in ...

More planes from Libya arrive in Malta

A plane with visible signs of being hit in the violence at Tripoli Airport last weekend has arrived in Malta in the past hours. The plane belongs to Buraq Air which had its offices at Tripoli Airport. It may be that the plane will be repaired in Malta ...

Unity through the arts

The Malta Independent spoke to a number of students aged 14 to 19, who took part in this year's exchange programme. Sarah Mercieca is participating for the 5 th time; she has attended Stagecoach for the last 14 years. “The best thing about it is we ...

HSBC Bank Malta launches free mobile banking

HSBC Bank Malta has just added another major channel to its online banking experience. The Bank's customers, who to date have enjoyed Free Personal Internet Banking , can now enjoy mobile banking, simply by downloading the free Mobile Banking App ...

An innovative way to promote Malta online

An online blog, is inviting anyone living or visiting Malta or Gozo to upload photos depicting daily life in our islands to the website FirstMalta.com. The website itself is being promoted heavily on social media, mainly Facebook and the owners believe ...

Most Maltese in Libyacontacted – Foreign Minister

Most of the 200 Maltese who are working in Libya have been contacted by the Embassy and Maltese authorities, and the government is making plans for the eventuality that, should the situation escalate, an evacuation plan is put in place, Foreign ...

Tripoli in chaos as Maltese seek information

A man who has been in country for a couple of weeks wrote to The Malta Independent complaining of the “appalling” service from the Maltese embassy in Tripoli. “It seems that the ambassador and his first secretary are both out of the country and we (the ...
- Made in Germany
- Youth unemployment
- Let's talk about drugs
- LGBT community celebrates once more
- Maltese population grows 1% in 2012
- Catholic Church'owes enormous debt'to Maltese economist
- Caritas reacts to proposed decriminalisation of drugs
- Q-Zins Restaurant
- Rolf Harris sex attack in Malta:Victim speaks up
- Conspiracies target Maltese economist at the Vatican
- Alternative medicine, placebo or cure?
- Malta International Airport introduces Self-Service Check...
- Investment:What's Chinese for MOU?
- EY Malta poised for more growth
- New Air Malta chairperson appointed
- European Commission proposes higher recycling targets
- PM defends Mepa CEO over San Blas
- Actavis invests €13 million in new warehouse facilities
- Massages with 'full extras' still being advertised online
- Maltese Companies triumph at eGaming awards in London
- PN files Parliamentary motion on Ombudsman debate
- Outcry after Egypt sentences 3 reporters to prison
- Malta hailed for its national digital strategy
- The Alex Vella lesson
- Nathan Farrugia who is currently swimming to Sardinia acr...
- Doctors tell Nathan Farrugia'proceed with caution'
- Maltese government backing Juncker for EC President
- New petition calling for ban on Maltese karozzini
- ECJ landmark judgementagainst data retention;Malta Indepe...
- Simon's Freudian slip
- 'The Malta Independent'launches petitionon extent ofphone...

PN MPs call for greater transparency on phone tapping

PN MPs Kristy Debono and Jason Azzopardi today signed the online petition launched by The Malta Independent calling on the Government to release the total number of phone taps and email interceptions.

MaltaPost celebrates two milestones in Malta’s history

On 15 May 2014, MaltaPost will issue a miniature sheet bearing two stamps to commemorate the 50th Anniversary since Malta gained Independence and the 40th Anniversary since the country became a Republic.

Chris Packham and St Albans cameraman film mass shooting of birds in Malta

A St Albans wildlife photographer has joined television presenter and naturalist Chris Packham in Malta, where both are campaigning against the annual “massacre” of migratory birds.

LATEST NEWS

'Migrants were stabbed and thrown overboard'

In the meantime, autopsies on the 29 bodies that were brought to Malta on Sunday have established the cause of death to be drowning, according to reportds. All 29 were riding in the lower deck. Eerlier reports had suggested that the migrants suffered ...

Medavia-operated Mitiga relief flight touches down in Malta

News of the evacuation flight was first broken by The Malta Independent in our daily print edition. The flight was meant to leave Mitiga airport at 3.30pm, but there was a delay. Check in of all passengers was done by 4.30 p.m.. The flight is a one-off ...

10 years of Tenishia

Tenishia also holds the record for the biggest crowd a Maltese musician, singer or performer of any kind has ever performed to. This only dates back a few months when some 300,000 people (that's as big as three quarters of the Maltese population ...

Woman shoots lover in the stomach after 'poor sex'

A woman who shot her lover over his mediocre performance in bed was released from jail on bond last week, pending an appeal of her four year prison sentence, The Daily Mail reports. Sadie Bell, 58, a woman from Southfield, Michigan, was convicted in ...

More planes from Libya arrive in Malta

A plane with visible signs of being hit in the violence at Tripoli Airport last weekend has arrived in Malta in the past hours. The plane belongs to Buraq Air which had its offices at Tripoli Airport. It may be that the plane will be repaired in Malta ...

Unity through the arts

The Malta Independent spoke to a number of students aged 14 to 19, who took part in this year's exchange programme. Sarah Mercieca is participating for the 5 th time; she has attended Stagecoach for the last 14 years. “The best thing about it is we ...

HSBC Bank Malta launches free mobile banking

HSBC Bank Malta has just added another major channel to its online banking experience. The Bank's customers, who to date have enjoyed Free Personal Internet Banking , can now enjoy mobile banking, simply by downloading the free Mobile Banking App ...

An innovative way to promote Malta online

An online blog, is inviting anyone living or visiting Malta or Gozo to upload photos depicting daily life in our islands to the website FirstMalta.com. The website itself is being promoted heavily on social media, mainly Facebook and the owners believe ...

IN MALTA..

Caritas reacts to proposed decriminalisation of drugs

Drug use must remain viewed in a negative light, Caritas Malta said, in reaction to the white paper on the decriminalisation of drugs released by government yesterday. Caritas Malta agrees that a reform on the handling of drug abusers in Malta is ...

Q-Zins Restaurant

'The world on a plate' is the best way to describe our new Q-Zins Restaurant serving 5 different types of cuisine under one roof. This is the first restaurant in Malta that offers Mediterranean, Italian, Asian, Chinese and Sushi cuisine. The choice of ...

Chris Packham and St Albans cameraman film mass shooting of birds in Malta

A St Albans wildlife photographer has joined television presenter and naturalist Chris Packham in Malta, where both are campaigning against the annual “massacre” of migratory birds.

IT IS..

Youth unemployment

Election campaigns are tough. Just ask those involved in the last one, or better yet ask one of their family members. It is understandable that after a campaign some time is needed to recover from the grueling hours and intense pressure. But this has ...

European Commission proposes higher recycling targets

The European Comission adopted proposals to turn Europe into a more circular economy by promoting recycling, repairing and re-using. By 2030 European Member states should recycle 70% of their municipal and 80% of their packaging waste. It is also ...

'I like it I like it ' - The Malta Independent

If you, as an interested observer, want to enjoy politics, you have to be able to see the amusing side of it; otherwise you are bound to despair. It is no wonder that it was once described as the g...

Phoenician and Punic remains in Malta – The Malta

It is also known that the further away one moves from North Africa and nearer to Lebanon, the more one finds words that are similar to Maltese. via Phoenician and Punic remains in Malta – The Malta Independent .

PRIME MINISTER..

Investment:What's Chinese for MOU?

That was a frank and engaging Prime Minister at yesterday's The Malta Business Weekly Business Breakfast. He was upbeat about the economy, as any prime minister should be. Nor did he shirk from the problems in the economy. He also confirmed this ...

PM defends Mepa CEO over San Blas

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat this morning chose to defend the Mepa CEO over the illegal development that The Malta Independent uncovered, preferring to first highlight a case of mistaken identity instead of condemning outright the illegal development ...

Maltese government backing Juncker for EC President

The Maltese government is backing EPP man Jean Claude Juncker for the post of President of the European Commission, despite the fact that he is a member of a rival political group. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat had stated on a number of occasions that ...

New petition calling for ban on Maltese karozzini

A new online petition calling for a ban on Maltese karozzini has reached more than 2,000 signatures. The petition, started by Vanessa Griscti, calls on Prime Minister Joseph Muscat to ban the practice to end the suffering of horses. “I cannot express ...

OTHER..

Most Maltese in Libyacontacted – Foreign Minister

Most of the 200 Maltese who are working in Libya have been contacted by the Embassy and Maltese authorities, and the government is making plans for the eventuality that, should the situation escalate, an evacuation plan is put in place, Foreign ...

Tripoli in chaos as Maltese seek information

A man who has been in country for a couple of weeks wrote to The Malta Independent complaining of the “appalling” service from the Maltese embassy in Tripoli. “It seems that the ambassador and his first secretary are both out of the country and we (the ...

Made in Germany

Markets are trading higher this morning as the Bank of Japan begins a two-day monetary-policy review today after Japan's industrial output increased 0.7% in May from the previous month, faster than than an earlier estimate of a 0.5% expansion ...

Let's talk about drugs

Having said that, it doesn't take an expert to realise that Malta's drug laws are among the harshest in Europe - some drug related crimes carry life sentences and the law makes no distinction between hard and soft drugs. So yes, even a non-expert like ...

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