Malta

Soldiers doing police work -'unhealthy in a democracy'

Plans for soldiers to patrol the streets in criminal hotspots have raised concerns among experts and observers, who stressed the clear line in a …

War

Government pays for Michelle Muscat’s Bahamas flight

Taxpayers picked up the tab to fly the Prime Minister’s wife Michelle Muscat to the Bahamas in order to collect an award for her philanthropic work, …

Philanthropy

Jason Azzopardi ‘not being followed’ by Malta Security Services

Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi is not being followed by the Malta Security Services, a government statement said this evening.<p>In the statement, the …

Specific Panama data on both Schembri, Mizzi offered to Maltese authorities

Local authorities have been given access to specific Panama Papers data about the Prime Minister’s chief of staff Keith Schembri and Tourism Minister …

Corruption

What a dump at Balluta Bay

Balluta Bay is one of Malta's most eye-catching addresses. But judging by this photo, some local businesses are not too bothered about keeping up …

Travel

Drug gang planning €7 million cannabis shipment to Malta faces prosecutor

Six crew members arrested on a tugboat off the coast of Crete last week after it was found carrying more than 6 tons of marijuana will be questioned …

Cannabis

This isn’t ‘Crime Scene Investigation’... | Saviour Formosa

<b>For the past two months, Malta has been convulsed by the brutal murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia: a crime which has been</b> …

Crime

Betting is to become VAT-free

Gambling on the outcome of an event, including sports, will be exempt from Value Added Tax (VAT) from January, as will the services of bookmakers and …

Betting

€70 million worth of cannabis headed to Malta confiscated by Greek coast guard

A ship on its way to Malta loaded with €70 million worth of cannabis was intercepted by the Greek Coast Guard on Wednesday.<p>The Tanzanian-flagged …

Cannabis

FBI extract crucial evidence on unsolved car bomb attacks

Mobile phones recovered from the sea close to a cabin cruiser owned by one of the three men charged with Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder, could be …

Terrorism

Will medicinal cannabis be unaffordable for most patients?

The proposed regulation on medicinal cannabis could make treatment costs unaffordable, patients who already use a cannabis oil product fear.<p>According …

Cannabis

Murder suspects could receive pardon if they reveal all

Authorities have discussed the possibility of granting a presidential pardon to the three men accused of killing journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, …

Crime

‘Michelle Muscat's award is an insult to volunteers’

The Prime Minister’s wife is not a volunteer, but a prominent figure who carries out charitable work, or a fundraiser at most, people close to the …

Caruana Galizia's investigation is in flagrant breach of human rights - lawyers

International lawyers have advised the family of slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia that the murder investigation is in clear breach of the …

Rights & Freedoms

Assassins Kill 'Panama Papers' Journalist Who Linked Ivanka Trump To Russian Money Launderers

Investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated in her native Malta after exposing a massive web of corruption through the “Panama …

Corruption

EU funds to promote the swift integration of third country nationals in the labour force

<i>Strengthening cooperation and mobilisation of employers and social and economic partners</i><p><i>Duncan Barry</i><p>A new call for project proposals to be funded by …

Brexit

[WATCH] Caruana Galizia murderer ruthless, experienced, trusted in criminal underworld, forensic scientist says

The murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia was one which carried the highest punishment - lifetime imprisonment - and this did not serve as a deterrent for …

Crime

Crane Currency changes hands for $800m

A new currency-printing facility in Malta, heavily financed by the government’s foreign investment arm, Malta Enterprise, has been sold to a US …

Joseph Muscat

SMS from a cabin cruiser triggered bomb that killed Daphne Caruana Galizia

The bomb that blew up Daphne Caruana Galizia was triggered by an SMS sent from a cabin cruiser out at sea, MaltaToday has learnt.<p>George Degiorgio, …

Daphne Caruana Galizia

Daphne's murder plans started two months before – Italian newspaper

The three men charged with the assassination of blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia allegedly started plotting the murder two months before October 16, …

Crime

Daphne was not investigating any of the murder suspects - sister

Daphne Caruana Galizia was not investigating any of the ten suspects who were arrested last Monday as part of investigations into her murder, her …

Crime

AG drops court proceedings over drugs haul

A man who for the past five years faced proceedings over his alleged involvement in a 4.6kg cannabis haul back in 2010, will be a free man after the …

Matched

Maltese woman lands aircraft in Antarctica

Denise Grech, a Maltese airline pilot, has landed a Boeing B757 airliner on a blue ice runway in Novolazarevskaya, a Russian station in …

Antarctica

Crime brothers: Where the Degiorgios’ names crop up in the Maltese world of crime

The two men charged with involvement in the assassination of the journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia have long been associated with the Maltese …

Daphne Caruana Galizia

Third man to be charged with Caruana Galizia murder is Vince Muscat ‘il-Kohhu’

Known criminal Vince Muscat ‘il-Kohhu’ is the third suspect to be arraigned this evening on charges of having executed the assassination by car bomb …

Crime

Maltese gangster Big Frank passes away

Big Frank, a 91-year-old Maltese gangster who ran Soho’s infamous vice scene during the 1960s and 1970s, has passed away. Frank Mifsud passed away …

Trains collide near Duesseldorf

Several people were injured in a train crash near the German city of Duesseldorf, fire department and police spokesmen said on Tuesday.<p>German …

Trains

Reporters Without Borders back call for independent Caruana Galizia investigation

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) have backed a call by the Caruana Galizia family for an independent investigation into the murder of Daphne Caruana …

Daphne Caruana Galizia

Minister’s chief canvasser to be charged with corruption, fraud today

Edward Caruana – the chief canvasser of Education Minister Evarist Bartolo – is today expected to be arraigned in court.<p>He will be charged with acts …

Corruption

Watch: Sliema developers finding 'easy way out' of parking obligations

The Sliema local council wants a revision of the “ridiculous” fees developers currently have to pay when not providing enough parking spaces for …

Cities