The mother of all direct orders
Michael Falzon
The biggest direct order I can remember was when Mintoff negotiated the purchase of a boiler for the Marsa power station – eventually bought for some nine million Malta...
If you ‘shame them’... you can’t ‘beat them’
Raphael Vassallo
The ‘anti-Delia faction’ – for want of a better description – is now turning its guns onto what little remains of its own, shattered party
Malta from a different perspective
Evarist Bartolo

When you live with something you tend to under-appreciate it. It’s a common thing across the world. This is why I think we don’t value enough the...

When you live with something you tend to under-appreciate...

The mother of all direct orders
Michael Falzon

The biggest direct order I can remember was when Mintoff negotiated the purchase of a boiler for the Marsa power station – eventually bought for some...

The biggest direct order I can remember was when Mintoff...

If you ‘shame them’... you can’t ‘beat them’
Raphael Vassallo

The ‘anti-Delia faction’ – for want of a better description...

The ‘anti-Delia faction’ – for want of a...

Let’s call time on partisan ignorance
Saviour Balzan

Nickie may have been characteristically naïve in showing her feelings but she is right in putting her finger on the alarm button

Nickie may have been characteristically naïve in...

Let’s put an end to all political bullying in schools
Josanne Cassar

This begs the question as to whether children should be exposed to political...

This begs the question as to whether children should be...

Nationality is irrelevant when it comes to crime and violence
Josanne Cassar

Dangerously violent men who snap because their girlfriend or wife leaves...

Dangerously violent men who snap because their girlfriend...

Creating a centre for books in Valletta
Mark Camilleri

As more people opted to buy books online, local bookshops took a hit and Maltese consumers increasingly became less exposed to Maltese books

As more people opted to buy books online, local bookshops...

Standing up for journalism before it’s too late
Yannick Pace

Yannick Pace, Chris Peregin, Tim Diacono • For the public and key...

Yannick Pace, Chris Peregin, Tim Diacono • For the...

Is it cos they isn’t black?
Raphael Vassallo

Which streets did she walk through, I wonder? And who the hell did she talk to? It certainly couldn’t have been anyone who happens to share her prejudice...

Which streets did she walk through, I wonder? And who the...

Another brick in the wall
Michael Falzon

This is just another brick in the wall of some castle that is continually being expanded

This is just another brick in the wall of some castle that...

[WATCH] A sense of vindication
Saviour Balzan

Aaron Bugeja’s inquiry report leaves very little hope to those who wished the allegations against the Prime Minister and his wife to be true, Saviour...

Aaron Bugeja’s inquiry report leaves very little hope...

Our fascination with bling
Josanne Cassar

News websites are also sliding down this slippery slope in running PR pieces thinly disguised as ‘news’, in exchange for often hefty sponsorships

News websites are also sliding down this slippery slope in...

Barra, barra, barra… oops!
Kurt Sansone

Egrant symbolises the willingness of a PN that was ready to latch on to anything, even a lie, that reinforced the belief that Joseph Muscat and his government...

Egrant symbolises the willingness of a PN that was ready to...

Terinu, part II
Saviour Balzan

If the inquiry completely absolves the Muscat couple, there is little doubt in my mind that Muscat’s ascendancy will be stratospheric

If the inquiry completely absolves the Muscat couple, there...

No need to sanctify someone after their death
Josanne Cassar

When a tragic death occurs, tributes get reproduced verbatim as ‘news...

When a tragic death occurs, tributes get reproduced...

Why is Malta not Iceland?
Raphael Vassallo

Iceland seems to have no difficulty achieving that sort of unity, in both football and politics. Malta? In football, it would fall apart the moment we came up...

Iceland seems to have no difficulty achieving that sort of...

Lingua Nostra, Lingue Nostre | Kurt Gabriel Meli

The Emma Muscat ‘incident’ on Maltese and English provokes the...

The Emma Muscat ‘incident’ on Maltese and...

Not just a football game
Evarist Bartolo

The World Cup is the special one. It brings people together in a way nothing else does. It’s not just about football, but also about the human spirit

The World Cup is the special one. It brings people together...

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