Government says it has stepped up fight against human trafficking, but more needs to be done
Observations of US human trafficking report on Malta "welcome", government says, insists it is investing more to help victims of the crime
6,000 work permits for foreigners in first six months
The influx of foreign workers shows no sign of abating with 3,000 work permits issued in June alone as industry’s demand for labour remains high • Joseph Muscat in...
'This cannot be normalised': Hundreds attend vigil commemorating migrants killed at sea

Activists at the event accused the European Union of contributing to the death of thousands through the intensification of its policy on migration

Activists at the event accused the European Union of...

Two court officials charged with stealing files in a pending drug case

Two court marshals stole the files from the acts of the case against a man accused with drug trafficking • One of the court officials was also accused of...

Two court marshals stole the files from the acts of the...

Asian sex workers and male footballers trafficked to Malta, US government report says

Latest US report on human trafficking says Malta is a source and destination country for southeast Asian domestic workers, Chinese sex workers and even male...

Latest US report on human trafficking says Malta is a...

Minister overrules Lands Authority chairman in clash with new CEO

The Lands Authority’s new CEO James Piscopo has already moved to delegate...

The Lands Authority’s new CEO James Piscopo has...

Youth charged with harassing and threatening his father

The 22-year-old was charged with phoning his father numerous times and causing...

The 22-year-old was charged with phoning his father...

[WATCH] Updated | Adrian Delia: Tampering of evidence creating doubts on the justice system

Adrian Delia said that three cases of tampering of evidence over a ten-day period meant the courts were no longer able to ensure the administration of justice

Adrian Delia said that three cases of tampering of evidence...

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Liam Debono charged with 2017 vehicle thefts

Young unlicensed driver who maimed a policeman after a hit and run in May is...

Young unlicensed driver who maimed a policeman after a hit...

European Parliament rejects controversial EU copyright law

MEPs have voted to block a controversial EU Copyright Directive that dissenters...

MEPs have voted to block a controversial EU Copyright...

Malta hosting over 42,000 foreign workers employed across all industries

From the EU alone, 29,660 nationals were registered for work in Malta with the most popular industry being the arts, entertainment and recreation industry

From the EU alone, 29,660 nationals were registered...

[WATCH] Police turn away far-right heckler as Lifeline crew go to court

Police remove young heckler as he hurls abuse at migrant rescuers from MV Lifeline outside Maltese law courts

Police remove young heckler as he hurls abuse at migrant...

Toni Bezzina abused his position and coerced workers into signing false declaration, court says

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has been cleared of making false and defamatory statements about Nationalist MP Anthony Bezzina

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has been cleared of making...

[WATCH] Lifeline's registration with a Dutch yacht club did not give it flag status, court hears

The captain of the Lifeline, a ship that has been impounded after bringing 233 rescued migrants to shore in Malta last week, was back in court as the case...

The captain of the Lifeline, a ship that has been...

Malta seeks alternative EU funding as it braces itself for a reduced budget

Malta is gearing up to tap more direct European funds with the creation of a centralised unit as it braces itself for a reduced budget from the EU after 2020

Malta is gearing up to tap more direct European funds with...

Malta, Italy imperilling people’s lives by closing ports to rescue NGOs, says human rights chief

Council of Europe human rights commissioner says NGOs must be free to use ports for rescue operations and for helping migrants

Council of Europe human rights commissioner says NGOs must...

First group of Lifeline migrants leave Malta for France

Joseph Muscat says first group leaving as part of ad hoc agreement with eight...

Joseph Muscat says first group leaving as part of ad hoc...

Nurses start industrial action after MUMN and government don’t reach agreement

Widespread shortage of nurses one of main matters of dispute with government

Widespread shortage of nurses one of main matters of...

Teen found dead was player with Spanish football club

Young man identified as Fabio Soto who was holidaying in Malta

Young man identified as Fabio Soto who was holidaying in...

UK couple poisoned by Novichok, close to where Skripals were poisoned by same nerve agent

Man and woman found unconscious in Wiltshire, police say no evidence they were targeted

Man and woman found unconscious in Wiltshire, police say no...

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