Alexis Tsipras without a tie, Simon Busuttil taking off his jacket, Joseph Muscat with his pastel blue ties and Dom Mintoff sporting those infamous belts with bizarrely huge metal buckles – Cottonera kitsch, of course.
Bartolo seems to be saying that news conferences addressed by more than one minister are nothing but a façade, because the real truth is that after the public show, each minister goes on and does his or her bit alone
As a result of Busuttil’s decision, come the next general election, bird hunting will no longer be an electoral issue for the first time in over 20 years – whatever the referendum result will be. This is to the PN’s advantage
MPs that are government backbenchers or opposition members have the important role of keeping in touch with the people. Making them full-time employees of the state does not improve their performance in this role. In fact it makes it worse
The time has come for a national independent commission on the Police Force, on the way it works and how it assumes responsibilities from existing laws, and to recommend changes in laws and organisation