Last Updated 02 | 10 | 2014 at 15:59


Pasqualino Cefai is expected to be taken Court around 17:00 after he attempted to attack Magistrate Mirian Hayman earlier this morning. Cefai tried to attack the Magistrate while his case was being...Read More >>

  • Mafia boss caught in Malta

    Date: Thu, 02/10/2014 - 15:35

    According to the Italian media Sebastiano Brunno, an Italian Mafia boss, has been arrested on the Maltese Islands. Brunno, 56-years old, was one of the Mafia leaders in a feud way back in the 1990’s. He has been a fugitive since 2009 and was already condemned to life...
  • Markets Awaiting ECB Meeting

    Date: Thu, 02/10/2014 - 14:42

    Stocks all over the world retreated as investors awaited signals from the European Central Bank’s asset purchase program. The European Central Bank’s President Mario Draghi is committed to start purchasing assets this month in an attempt to contain the slowdown in the...
  • Editor's choice of photos featured for October

    Date: Thu, 02/10/2014 - 13:34

    Do you love taking photos? Then share your best captures with by emailing your best photos to and they will be published in a gallery at the beginning of the following month, like the one above. Preferably the photos sent should be of a...
  • Over 200 applications for University of Malta’s new Programme

    Date: Thu, 02/10/2014 - 13:05

    The University of Malta’s new Programme in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (PLAS) has attracted over 200 applications in its first intake for 17 different short courses running between October and January. CEOs, soldiers, medical doctors, teachers and others from various...
  • One year after Lampedusa, EU action still needed to prevent further deaths at sea

    Date: Thu, 02/10/2014 - 12:42

    366 refugees died off Lampedusa on 3 October 2013. One year later, refugees still have no other choice but to risk their lives in order to seek protection. One year later, despite much talk, there is still no legal and safe access to Europe for people fleeing war and...
  • The BARBARO Coat of Arms

    Date: Thu, 02/10/2014 - 12:12

    The Barbaro family shield is without a doubt one of the most interesting examples of heraldry in Malta. When people look at this coat of arms, some simply observe a red ring upon a silver field whilst others see a patrimony laden with history, giving the Barbaro’s...
  • Spectacular Air Malta Formation Flypast with the Red Arrows

    Date: Thu, 02/10/2014 - 12:05

    Air Malta and the RAF Red Arrows thrilled the crowds last Sunday at this year’s Malta International Airshow with a spectacular formation flypast. This show was of great significance to both Air Malta and the Red arrows as the flypast was organised to commemorate the...
  • “Flora and Fauna in Malta” – October’s theme for the DOI Competition

    Date: Thu, 02/10/2014 - 11:32

    The ninth theme for the monthly DOI photo competition is “Flora and Fauna in Malta”.  Participants are invited to submit photographs portraying the flora (i.e. the plant life) and fauna (i.e. the animal life) of Malta in order to show the wide variety of species which...
  • Encouraging signals from Commissioners-designate Thyssen and Jourová

    Date: Thu, 02/10/2014 - 11:21

    Commissioners-designate Thyssen (Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility) and Jourová (Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality) were ‘grilled’ in Brussels during their hearings by Members of the European Parliament.
  • Kaccaturi San Ubertu lodged their objections in Court to the holding of a referendum

    Date: Thu, 02/10/2014 - 10:52

    Kaccaturi San Ubertu today lodged their objections in Court to the holding of a referendum to abrogate legislation that regulates the use of derogation form the Birds Directive to permit limited and strictly supervised hunting of turtle dove and quail in spring.