Drop in cruise liner arrivals in first half of 2018
There were 29 fewer ships calling in Malta in the first half of 2018 when compared to the previous year but only a 5.8% decrease in passenger numbers
Social networking tops use of mobile phone data services, survey finds
A survey carried out by the Malta Communication Authority in 2017 found that 97% of the population owns a mobile phone, 66% of which are smartphones
Superintendence for Cultural Heritage must veto Tigne Officer’s Mess high-rise, PD insists

The Democratic Party called on both the PA and Superintendence to 'stop dancing to the government’s tune'

The Democratic Party called on both the PA and...

Fresh attempt to secure humanitarian visas for asylum seekers

MEP relaunches proposal to allow asylum seekers to apply for humanitarian visa...

MEP relaunches proposal to allow asylum seekers to apply...

[WATCH] Mintoff worried that divorce would lead to men abandoning women and children

On tonight's Xtra Sajf, former Labour Minister Joe Debono Grech revealed that former Prime Minister Dom Mintoff was uncharacteristically stubborn when it...

On tonight's Xtra Sajf, former Labour Minister Joe...

Government strongly refutes allegations that Malta broke international law

The Maltese government has responded to allegations by search and rescue NGO which accused Malta of refusing to give migrants safe harbour in breach of...

The Maltese government has responded to allegations by...

Man arrested for possession of 1.5kg of cannabis resin

The 28-year-old man from Mosta was also found carrying weapons and ammunition

The 28-year-old man from Mosta was also found carrying...

Police raid leads to seizure of ‘large quantity’ of contraband cigarettes

District police received a tip-off stating that packages were being transferred from a boat to van

District police received a tip-off stating that packages...

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PC technician gets symbolic €5 fine for taking the law into his own hands

Man had taken back two PCs which he had supplied to Fontana local council but was never paid for

Man had taken back two PCs which he had supplied to Fontana...

[WATCH] Scicluna must resign over FIAU shortcomings, Adrian Delia insists

‘The buck stops with the finance minister’, says Opposition leader Adrian Delia over scathing EBA report on FIAU’s monitoring of Pilatus Bank

‘The buck stops with the finance minister’,...

Commission warns Malta: bring anti-money laundering rules up to date

Maltese legal officials to meet Commission experts to take on board suggestions...

Maltese legal officials to meet Commission experts to take...

[WATCH] Final revised Mdina Road plans to be issued next week, Ian Borg says

Transport Minister Ian Borg said only three trees would be removed along stretch of road from chapel to Rabat, "considerably less than the 200...

Transport Minister Ian Borg said only three trees would be...

MEPs to visit Malta in follow-up mission over rule of law

Rule of law: Civil Liberties delegation to visit Slovakia and Malta in September

Rule of law: Civil Liberties delegation to visit Slovakia...

New €500,000 public transport control room aims to improve bus service

Control room provides real time visibility of entire bus network, gives information on delays, accidents, diversions

Control room provides real time visibility of entire bus...

Fugitive returns to Malta to face trial for drug smuggling

A man who had been due to face trial for conspiracy to traffic heroin has been...

A man who had been due to face trial for conspiracy to...

Widow of former President Censu Tabone passes away

The Nationalist Party said in a statement that Malta had lost a dignified woman...

The Nationalist Party said in a statement that Malta had...

Labour MEP calls for discussion on family leave to replace maternity leave

Miriam Dalli stressed the need for a discussion on family leave that can be shared by both parents, depending on the needs of the family  

Miriam Dalli stressed the need for a discussion on family...

[WATCH] Paceville entrepreneur Hugo Chetcuti given last farewell

Funeral for Paceville ‘hospitality king’ Hugo Chetcuti currently...

Funeral for Paceville ‘hospitality king’ Hugo...

Daphne Caruana Galizia's body only identified from DNA analysis, court hears

Witnesses gave distressing accounts of the scene of the murder back in October • Forensic expert Mario Scerri said body parts were scattered...

Witnesses gave distressing accounts of the scene of the...

[WATCH] Car overturns in Marsa after attempting dangerous manoeuvre

The driver of the car was unharmed however a considerable amount of traffic has...

The driver of the car was unharmed however a considerable...

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