Malta

Dubai magnate tied to Trump brand seeks new ventures abroad, including Malta

During recent trips to Croatia and Malta, a Dubai-based billionaire and business partner of the Trump Organization looked more like a head of state …

Donald Trump

Girl critically injured in Għar Lapsi fall

A 19-year-old girl from Fgura was critically injured after she fell off the rocks near Għar Lapsi on Tuesday at 6.30pm.<p>The police said the patrol …

Spotting an addict is not always straightforward

Addiction could be harder to treat than any other, more visible, illnesses and, therefore, often went undetected, clinical psychologist Matthew Berry …

Addiction

Żabbar hairdresser sold contraband cigarettes between cuts

A hairdressing salon in Żabbar, band club in Rabat and confectionery in Valletta were among the sites exposed as contraband cigarette hotspots by …

Cigarettes

Malta, the Oft-Forgotten Gem of the Amalfi Coast

Blinded by the allure and glamour of the Amalfi Coast and the rustic beauty of the Balearic Islands, Malta—the tiny Mediterranean island just 50 miles south of Sicily—probably hasn’t creeped its way onto your travel bucket list. You may think that the other seaside destinations are far more …

Europe

Plan for free gender reassignment for transgender people is ‘needed’

Lauren Salerno has given up on simple things such as putting her hair in a ponytail, afraid it will reveal her receding hairline.<p>The 53-year-old …

LGBTQ

Under threat of Libya, three humanitarian NGOs have withdrawn Mediterranean rescue operations

Three humanitarian NGOs have announced they have been forced to dock their vessels, as the Libyan Navy assumed control inside international waters up …

Migration

Showroom approved on Mosta archaeological site

The Planning Authority has approved a four-storey block consisting of a showroom, five maisonettes, seven apartments, four penthouses and 18 basement …

Archaeology

Kiosk by Maltese architectural firm shortlisted for five awards

A kiosk at the entrance to a London mall designed by a Maltese architectural firm is in the running for four awards at the Restaurant & Bar Design …

It was a nightmare – Youth describes ordeal of being stranded at the bottom of a coastal cliff

Nick Johnson has described the ordeal he and his friend Mark Petric went through after they were stranded for days by heavy seas at the bottom of the …

‘I hope it doesn’t happen when we have 400 migrants’

The captain of the rescue vessel left stranded in the open sea in the midst of a diplomatic standoff between Malta and Italy fears it could happen …

Migration

Man beats up wife two days after he attacked her for not preparing food, court hears

A man punched his wife and kicked her in the stomach, rupturing her spleen, two days after he attacked her for failing to prepare food for him after …

Crime

What is the extent of Adrian Delia’s banking liabilities? Full data here

A raw nerve was touched yesterday when PN leadership Adrian Delia hit out at the publication of his company Mgarr Developments’ debts on a luxury …

Missing youths found alive - unconfirmed reports

Crime

Police intervene to ‘release’ naked woman from garbage truck in Paceville

Police officers had to intervene this morning to release a woman from a garbage truck in Paceville.<p>The woman, believed to be Italian, was seen …

Missing youths found alive - unconfirmed reports

Kerstin Panzavecchia has reported on her Facebook page that the two youths reported missing on Saturday have both been found alive.<p>A police spokesman …

Prince Charles makes 'generous' donation for Valletta Anglican cathedral restoration

Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales has signalled his support for the St Paul’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral Save Valletta’s Skyline Restoration Appeal by …

Royal Family

'We cannot even open our windows at night'

Mosta residents feel they are being dealt a raw deal amid no enforcement at a construction site close to their homes as their complaints fall on deaf …

Six accused of savage Paceville assault

Six men were accused in court today of involvement in the savage beating of two foreign men, the footage of which was captured on CCTV and went viral …

Crime

Adapting to population pressures

As if the heatwave named ‘Lucifer’ were not enough to contend with in August, Malta seems to be confronted with additional nuisances in the summer …

Recycling

Search for two young men after bags with their possessions found

A search is underway for two young men believed to be missing after their belongings were found on the rocks on the outskirts of Rabat early this …

Nationalist Party leadership contender Adrian Delia and the €7.2 million debt to HSBC Bank

<i>For a copy of the actual constitution of debt, see this earlier post.</i>Mgarr Developments Ltd (company registration number C 38168) was incorporated on …

Comment on David Thake on the subject of Adrian Delia’s reaction this morning by Pyxis amisit

Had it not been for these two people, Labour’s win would have been much bigger.I hope that David Thake will reflect well and hopefully reverse his …

Joseph Muscat

Judge dismisses DJ’s case against Taylor Swift

A judge on Friday threw out a Denver radio host’s case against Taylor Swift in a trial that delved into their duelling lawsuits over whether he …

Taylor Swift

Adrian Delia/Mgarr Developments Ltd €7.2 million constitution of debt: the public deed - Daphne Caruana Galizia's Notebook | Running Commentary

Money

Pilatus Bank whistle-blower accused Prime Minister Muscat of intimidating her elderly father in Moscow

Shortly before she left Malta, Maria Efimova wrote to Prime Minister Muscat in an email dated 15th June, telling him to stop making enquiries about …

Muscat

Police unhappy with priest abuse sentence, likely to appeal

The police and the Attorney General’s Office are likely to appeal the sentence handed down to Fr Charles Fenech, who was found guilty of the violent …

Justice

Passenger killed after her crashed into parked vehicle

An elderly woman was killed after the car she was riding in collided with a parked vehicle in Baħrija.<p>Police said the incident happened at 1.30pm in …

Nationalist Party leadership contender Adrian Delia holds wife’s permanent and general power of attorney

Nationalist Party leadership contender Adrian Delia holds his wife’s permanent and general power of attorney, allowing him to bypass the fundamental …

Marriage

“Hysterical”: the word all Maltese male chauvinists use for the women who challenge them

Adrian Delia woke up this morning to write a defence of his actions in which he describes me as “hysterical”. Maltese men always describe angry women …

Feminism