Matthew Agius is Senior Reporter on Law and Court Affairs at MaltaToday. He is also a Legal Procurator and Commissioner for Oaths. Prior to reading Law at the University of Malta, Matthew served in the British Army.

2016 in review | Spectre of vendetta never too far away
Court & Police
In 2016 Malta witnessed murders, bombings, horrific family sex crimes, football...
Court overturns Russian mother's conviction for false child abuse report
Court & Police
Russian mother’s conviction and 13-month sentence are overturned on appeal
Violent pickpocket in tears as court urges him to reform
Court & Police
24-year-old Libyan warned by magistrate to stop relapsing and to learn from...
Homeless Maltese men charged with shoplifting booze
Court & Police
Two men charged with stealing over €400 worth of alcohol claim to be...
[WATCH] Lawyer denounces indefinite detention of Malian deportees
Court & Police
Lawyer insists that indefinited detention is breach of the Constitution...
Fgura man charged with attacking his mother
Court & Police
Court grants bail to 36-year-old charged with slightly injuring his mother
Updated | Chilean fighting extradition on fraud charges released on bail
Court & Police
Chilean businessman Alberto Chang Rajii, wanted in Chile to face fraud charges,...
Updated| Birkirkara youth charged with punching girl in the head with knuckleduster granted bail
Court & Police
Leon Borg, who was arrested on Christmas day, is charged with grievously...
Court to rule on release of Malian detainees pending human rights case
National
Lawyer Gianluca Cappitta files urgent court application, requesting...
Court rejects Constitutional 'shortcut' in Christmas custody battle
Court & Police
A Constitutional court has stressed the importance of the correct use of...
So this is Boxing Day
Christmas
The origins of Boxing day have nothing to do with boxing, or used wrapping...
[WATCH] Minister brushes off concerns on poor detention centre conditions
National
"The physical environment at the Safi detention centre has actually...
Mystery Grand Lottery winner nets €1,080,000 jackpot
National
The unidentified winner's ticket matched all seven of the numbers drawn
Arrest of failed Malian asylum seeker declared illegal by court
Court & Police
A court has held that the Immigration Act allows the Commissioner of Police to...
Self-confessed 'middleman' jailed for trying to sell drugs to police
Court & Police
A drug dealer has been sentenced to 18 months in jail after admitting to...
Woman handed suspended sentence for thefts, pledges to leave Malta
Court & Police
A woman was handed a six month jail term suspended for two years after...
Man who threatened Gozo tribunal official jailed
Court & Police
A Court has criticised the police force for caving to 'malignant...
Hospital staff claim pay docked during industrial dispute, despite reporting for work
Court & Police
Three Mater Dei hospital employees have filed a sworn application claiming...
Tigne exhibitionist jailed for three months for public indecency
Court & Police
A man with a long history of performing indecent acts in public has been jailed...
Alberto Chang-Rajii claims 'impossible' bail conditions breach human rights
Court & Police
Chilean businessman Alberto Chang-Rajii, subject of extradition request from...