Solar farm near Ta’ Hammud dolmens ‘unacceptable’ says watchdog
Heritage watchdog warns a farm for over 4,500 solar panels inside the buffer zone of the Ta’ Hammud dolmens in Magħtab will have an ‘unacceptable’ impact...
Under-staffed heritage watchdog must scrutinise over 6,300 PA applications every year
Superintendence that monitors construction projects for heritage impact says it needs to double workforce
Naxxar high-rise withdrawn, but new plans are in the offing

Plans for an imposing 10-storey block in the car park of the former Naxxar...

Plans for an imposing 10-storey block in the car park of...

[WATCH] Climate emergency requires shift to sustainable lifestyles, says minister

Environment Minister Aaron Farrugia launches first-ever national campaign on climate change, ‘collective action needed to combat climate...

Environment Minister Aaron Farrugia launches...

BirdLife Malta receiving non-stop reports of illegal hunting

One of the latest victims to be photographed is an Osprey with evident blood...

One of the latest victims to be photographed is an Osprey...

Smart City apartments facing Rinella get nine-metre reduction

The heights of new Smart City residential units near the Rinella fort will be...

The heights of new Smart City residential units near the...

Renewable energy schemes for homes launched

The schemes focus on two technologies: solar water heaters and air-to-water...

The schemes focus on two technologies: solar water heaters...

Illegal hunting of turtle-doves dominates start of spring hunting season

BirdLife Malta raises the alarm less than a week since the spring hunting season was opened, and illegal hunting is already rampant

BirdLife Malta raises the alarm less than a week since the...

Small Għadira bay extension to precede major works

A small section of the southern beach at Għadira Bay will be extended by 10m...

A small section of the southern beach at Għadira Bay will...

Tribunal slashes fines: €42,000 discount for Gaffarena, no mercy for Polidano

Planning tribunal slashes €169,000 in 25 different daily fines imposed by Planning Authority, denying petitions by construction company Polidano Bros

Planning tribunal slashes €169,000 in 25 different...

How is the PA going to celebrate its 30th birthday?

The institution formerly known as MEPA is hitting the ‘Big Three-O’...

The institution formerly known as MEPA is hitting the...

Spring hunting is wrong for more than one reason

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a pandemic that is forcing...

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a...

Infrastructure Malta considering alternatives to Birkirkara footbridge

Nearly 200 objections presented against 10m-high bridge proposed by IM

Nearly 200 objections presented against 10m-high bridge...

Birzebbugia hotel to climb to nine storeys

Hotel will dominate Pretty Bay vista along with the eight-storey high...

Hotel will dominate Pretty Bay vista along with the...

Għaxaq’s Dar tal-Bebbux gets Planning Authority protection

A uniquely designed house dating back to the...

A uniquely designed house dating back...

Farmers market Ta’ Qali set to be covered

2,800sq.m concrete-floored sites to be restored back to agricultural land

2,800sq.m concrete-floored sites to be restored back to...

ERA does U-turn on Dingli tourism complex

Favourable verdict for tourism complex on site of former fireworks factory...

Favourable verdict for tourism complex on site of former...

Graffitti action in Dingli shows power of unity after forcing IM into talks

Courageous three-week direct action in Dingli comes to an end after roads agency pledges it will reduce road length by 2m and not fell any more trees

Courageous three-week direct action in Dingli comes to an...

Unfinished business: discredited rural policy still in place 17 months since review

A reform of the controversial rural policy which gives the Planning Authority a magic wand to change rural ruins into villas with pools, is still ongoing since...

A reform of the controversial rural policy which gives the...

Calypso works come with souvenir shop, raising watchdog’s eyebrows

Stabilisation plans to protect Gozo’s fabled Calypso cave are making way...

Stabilisation plans to protect Gozo’s fabled Calypso...