Former ERA CEO, now fronting Bulebel opposition, calls for safeguarding of open spaces
Perit Ruben Abela, whose NGO Wirt iz-Zejtun is opposing Bulebel Industrial Estate extension, emphasised Zejtun’s strong rural tradition on Xtra yesterday
Malta against EU taxes to placate funding gap created by Brexit
With Malta expected to receive fewer EU funds as a result of economic growth, Parliamentary Secretary Aaron Farrugia says government will negotiate best possible package...
[WATCH] The kids will be alright: parties agree it is high time Maltese 16-year-olds get to vote

16-year-olds can give a valid contribution to the political agenda by voting, although young people and the general public might not necessarily agree

16-year-olds can give a valid contribution to the political...

[WATCH] Match-fixing in football ‘just like a stock exchange’ says former Malta coach Pippo Psaila

Football administrators and politicians agree that lucrative online betting has changed the nature of corruption in sport

Football administrators and politicians agree that...

[WATCH] Talks between Vitals and Steward started last September, health minister says

Vitals was under pressure from the government because they had ‘fallen behind’ on their work and were requested to find a solution to this, Fearne...

Vitals was under pressure from the government because they...

[WATCH] MFSA carried out over 200 on-site inspections in 2016

Parliamentary secretary for financial services Silvio Schemrbi accused the...

Parliamentary secretary for financial services Silvio...

[WATCH] Clyde Puli told Simon Busuttil he did not agree with PN-PD coalition

On Xtra tonight, the newly-elected secretary general of the Nationalist Party reveals that he had warned former leader Simon Busuttil that he did not...

On Xtra tonight, the newly-elected secretary general of the...

[WATCH] Sliema residents more concerned about inconvenience than development itself, mayor says

On Xtra tonight, Sliema mayor Anthony Chircop acknowledges that the locality had reached its saturation point years ago but said the council could not simply...

On Xtra tonight, Sliema mayor Anthony Chircop acknowledges...

[WATCH] No love lost among political commentators in heated debate looking back on 2017

Tonight’s episode of Xtra pretty much summed up the year in politics

Tonight’s episode of Xtra pretty much summed up the...

[WATCH] Government and Opposition 'must treat traffic like financial services'

Speaking on Xtra tonight, Marthese Portelli insisted that both sides of the house needed to work together and take difficult decisions on traffic

Speaking on Xtra tonight, Marthese Portelli insisted that...

[WATCH] Victim support inspector: Psychological abuse is reported more than physical abuse

On Xtra last night, Inspector Silvana Gafa, who runs the police Victim Support Unit and chairperson of the Commission Against Domestic Violence Joe Gerada...

On Xtra last night, Inspector Silvana Gafa, who runs the...

[WATCH] Justice minister: Attorney General should not be Sherlock Holmes

On Xtra this evening, Owen Bonnici discussed the Attorney General, the rule of law and the upcoming Constitutional Convention

On Xtra this evening, Owen Bonnici discussed the Attorney...

[WATCH] Robert Arrigo acknowledges PN has a problem as Toni Bezzina emphasises importance of meeting people

Both deputy leader for party affairs candidates said that Delia would be a worthy rival to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat come next election

Both deputy leader for party affairs candidates said that...

[WATCH] David Agius: Journalists don’t highlight positive side of politics enough

The Opposition Whip and PN deputy leadership contender said the media was quick to jump on negative stories but often ignored the good ones since, he...

The Opposition Whip and PN deputy leadership...

[WATCH] Opposition would support prostitution reform if human body ‘not commercialised’ – David Agius

He acknowledged that several reforms were long overdue, while parliamentary secretary Julia Farrugia Portelli stressed that inaction was not an option

He acknowledged that several reforms were long overdue,...

[WATCH] Robert Abela: A mishandled crime conference but no grounds for police chief's resignation

On Xtra, Labour MP Robert Abela and Opposition MP Clyde Puli discuss national unity, resignations, and change after Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder  

On Xtra, Labour MP Robert Abela and Opposition MP Clyde...

[WATCH] Journalists highlight administrative responsibility in Daphne murder

Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder has aroused heated debate on political responsibility, Malta’s institutions, confidence in the police and...

Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder has aroused heated...

[WATCH] Tourists staying in flats are one of the causes for rising rents

Finance Minister Edward Scicluna says on Xtra that an average of 4,000 beds were rented out in the private sector by tourists last August

Finance Minister Edward Scicluna says on Xtra that an...

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