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  • Teenager charged with involuntary homicide, granted bail

    Date: Wed, 22/10/2014 - 18:23

    Following the car accident which stole the life of 65-year old John Baptiste Azzopardi earlier this week, 17-year-old unlicensed driver from Naxxar was this afternoon charged with killing Azzopardi when he crashed his father's car into a bus stop where the victim was...
  • Valletta voted 5th Best City by Lonely Planet

    Date: Wed, 22/10/2014 - 17:37

    The Malta Tourism Authority is delighted to announce that the beautiful city of Valletta has been voted one of the top cities in the world to visit next year by Lonely Planet, one of the world’s leading travel authorities. Lonely Planet recently released its Top 10...
  • Off duty ERRC Lifeguards assists three swimmers in Ramla Bay in Gozo

    Date: Wed, 22/10/2014 - 17:11

    This afternoon, at around 2.30pm, four off duty volunteer lifeguards of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps have assisted three persons, while they were surfing in Ramla Bay in Gozo.  They noticed three persons being dragged by the currents towards the easterly...
  • COLA for 2015

    Date: Wed, 22/10/2014 - 16:48

    The Malta Chamber of Commerce Enterprise and Industry has taken note of reports in the media purporting the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2015 to be euro 1.16. The Malta Chamber, cautiously and purposely chose not to comment on the matter, especially because its...
  • Manni Spiteri passes away at the age of 79

    Date: Wed, 22/10/2014 - 14:01

    Manni Spiteri, a veteran broadcaster, died at the age of 79 years. He died in a small studio which was situated at his home, where he used to record some radio programs. Spiteri was a pioneer in the Department of Information and was involved in the restructuring of...
  • Malta supports cut back in gas emissions

    Date: Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:43

    Malta’s Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Louis Grech, has lent the country’s support to an ambitious reduction in greenhouse emissions by 2030, provided that the policy framework takes into account the realities of individual Member States.
  • Parliament elects new European Commission

    Date: Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:37

    MEPs approved the new college of 27 Commissioners, as presented by its President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday morning, with   423 votes in favour, 209 against and 67 abstentions. The new Commission now needs to be formally appointed by EU heads of state or...
  • Identified: Body found in an advanced state of decomposition

    Date: Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:07

    The police have confirmed today that the body which was found in an advanced state of decomposition yesterday in a valley between Luqa and Qormi belongs to Francis Cauchi, 54, who had been missing for more than a month. According to news reports, police found a key...
  • Team Juncker approved in the EP: let’s now get down to work

    Date: Wed, 22/10/2014 - 12:55

    “This European Commission is the Commission of the citizens”, said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, following the approval by the European Parliament of the new Juncker European Commission.
  • “No strategic and integrated plan for Europe on the Ebola Virus” – Alfred Sant

    Date: Wed, 22/10/2014 - 12:38

    While many Europeans are wondering whether the European Union is meaningful for them, against the Ebola threat the EU could have shown that it can make a difference. However this did not happen. Alfred Sant stated this during the plenary session in the European...

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