Tempering Eurovision expectations with realism
Malta’s existential failure remains its compulsion at trying too hard at achieving a plastic European victory of sorts
Limited response to Belarus aggression
If the international community does not clearly demonstrate that violations of international law bear consequences, there can be no surprises when these rogue nations toy with the...
Wanted: a bipartisan consensus on planning reform

Instead of lashing out at individual critics of its environmental policies,...

Instead of lashing out at individual critics of its...

A jewel like Hondoq ir-Rummien deserves better

The 2006 amendments that earmarked this area for tourism development should be...

The 2006 amendments that earmarked this area for tourism...

Consumers have a right not to be overcharged, too...

Yet while everyone can recognize that the bite from energy bills is less felt...

Yet while everyone can recognize that the bite from energy...

Tempering Eurovision expectations with realism

Malta’s existential failure remains its compulsion at trying too hard at...

Malta’s existential failure remains its compulsion at...

Limited response to Belarus aggression

If the international community does not clearly demonstrate that violations of international law bear consequences, there can be no surprises when these rogue...

If the international community does not clearly demonstrate...

A gagging order yet again

As MaltaToday faces another contempt of court lawsuit, the Office of the Attorney General is trying to gag newspapers from publishing stories that...

As MaltaToday faces another contempt of court lawsuit,...

Christmas should not be an excuse to lower our guard

Given that Christmas is precisely a time when extended families converge for...

Given that Christmas is precisely a time when extended...

Grech must reach beyond the political divide

While Grech has clearly won over educated PN voters – who, under Delia,...

While Grech has clearly won over educated PN voters –...

Muscat’s day in court

Perhaps the most regrettable aspect of his performance was in fact, that Muscat continues to downplay the risks posed to democracy by the...

Perhaps the most regrettable aspect of his...

Insensitivity leads to impunity

This was, in fact, the whole point of GREVIO’s warning: there is no point in improving the structures, if the underlying mentality continues to view...

This was, in fact, the whole point of GREVIO’s...

Delivering heads on a stick

Much remains to be done, if we are to shed the image – so carelessly cultivated under the Muscat administration – that there was ‘one law for...

Much remains to be done, if we are to shed the image...

The price of ‘buying the peace’

Abela’s solution therefore comes at a hefty price: both literally - in the sense that a larger Cabinet also means higher expense - but also in terms of...

Abela’s solution therefore comes at a hefty price:...

It’s a prison, not a personal fiefdom

Though not immediately related to any of the previous prison fatalities – most of which took place on Alexander Dalli’s watch – the attitude...

Though not immediately related to any of the previous...

Political tribalism is no substitute for common courtesy

 A substantial chunk of the Maltese electorate no longer identifies with a...

 A substantial chunk of the Maltese electorate no...

New standards and old values

What’s good for the goose is rightly good for the gander. That saying goes for Labour too: will its own MPs and ministers come clean on the...

What’s good for the goose is rightly good for the...

Time to start taking Parliamentary ethics seriously

If nothing else, then, the Azzopardi case should at least serve as a...

If nothing else, then, the Azzopardi case should at least...

‘Trumpism’... not just an American invention

While both major Maltese parties are ideologically far closer to the US...

While both major Maltese parties are ideologically far...

Half-baked measures don’t work

Ideally – as this newspaper has time and again insisted - our national approach should be determined by a committee of experts, representing all the...

Ideally – as this newspaper has time and again...