Mandatory bail: in pursuit of the proper balance
Jonathan Attard & Byron Camilleri: why legal amendments will shield courts from bring prevented from considering whether an accused should be released on bail or not simply...
The word is action
Julia Farrugia Portelli
I am proud to recall how through recent years we have collectively made significant changes to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities, even during the worst times...
Memory foam, insulin monitors, freeze-dried food... it all came from space
Owen Bonnici

The government is committed to stand behind our researchers and academics and will keep investing in their talents

The government is committed to stand behind our researchers...

Kevin Cutajar’s Facebook post? It’s Malta’s entire racism issue, in a nutshell
Raphael Vassallo

Let’s look on the bright side. Now, at least one Opposition MP has spoken out about the need for a thorough rethink of our country’s entire...

Let’s look on the bright side. Now, at least one...

Will Robert be his own man or continue in Joseph’s footsteps?
Arnold Cassola

Knowing that Germany, together with the US and the UK, insisted on our...

Knowing that Germany, together with the US and the UK,...

Why Malta desperately needs family planning clinics
Isabel Stabile

Our government must ensure access to contraception which is freely available....

Our government must ensure access to contraception which is...

The changing political landscape
Michael Falzon

Robert Abela’s efforts to get rid of MPs who are closely linked with Joseph Muscat’s administration are proceeding slowly but surely. Whether this...

Robert Abela’s efforts to get rid of MPs who are...

More than a sporting chance | Julia Farrugia Portelli
Julia Farrugia Portelli

We want to give persons with a disability more than a sporting chance to help...

We want to give persons with a disability more than a...

Bernard’s call | Peter Agius
Peter Agius

I think more of us should keep an eye on Bernard Grech’s call for a country which can dare for more than the better evil. 

I think more of us should keep an eye on...

Look! Up there, in the sky…
Raphael Vassallo

Ever wondered why Stan Lee conceived Peter Parker as an undercover photojournalist? My own guess is that there has always been a rather visible revolving door...

Ever wondered why Stan Lee conceived Peter Parker as an...

Where do your rights end, and my rights begin?
Josanne Cassar

Some are arguing that Malta’s decision is in contravention of EU laws,...

Some are arguing that Malta’s decision is in...

Did you say clown?
Saviour Balzan

Peregin built a narrative implying that we were in cahoots with government over the Central Link project - some weeks later, I bumped into...

Peregin built a narrative implying that we were in cahoots...

Wasn’t that the whole point of getting vaccinated…?
Raphael Vassallo

Look at how we’re all reacting, to what was ultimately both a...

Look at how we’re all reacting, to what was...

Parents for Choice: what we believe in

We do not want our children to feel uncomfortable discussing sexual and reproductive topics. We want them to have a safe platform to access the healthcare they...

We do not want our children to feel uncomfortable...

The magic of football…
Raphael Vassallo

It is, I suppose why they call it the ‘magic of football’: by replacing the expression ‘traffic jam’ with ‘carcade’,...

It is, I suppose why they call it the ‘magic of...

The misquoting magistrate
Michael Falzon

A rare correction of what a sitting Magistrate wrote in a sentence, made by a Chief Justice Emeritus. Probably this is a first in Malta’s legal history

A rare correction of what a sitting Magistrate wrote in a...

A better shade of green | Ray Ellul

NDSF’s social investment demonstrates the importance it gives to initiatives which will improve the wellbeing of society through a better quality of the...

NDSF’s social investment demonstrates the importance...

The lives of great men | Aleks Farrugia

The problem that ‘great’ men pose to the historian is that greatness begets mythology or, to be more exact, ‘mythistory’

The problem that ‘great’ men pose to the...

So let me get this straight… UK teens, no. But EU teens, yes?
Josanne Cassar

It seems the Government is excelling in making decisions which contain zero...

It seems the Government is excelling in making decisions...

England’s identity: fans sing football’s coming home, but what is home?
The Conversation

In spite of the positive image of diverse modern England projected by this group of players and manager, it is unrealistic to expect football to navigate the...

In spite of the positive image of diverse modern England...