Explainer | Ticking waste bomb: Why does Malta need an incinerator, and why are farmers angry?
The unforeseen expansion of the Magħtab landfill is a stop-gap measure in a race against time for Malta’s ticking waste-bomb. But farmers are expected to take the brunt....
NGOs condemn Maghtab extension, say sacrifice of arable land is 'obscene'
Fifteen NGOs say that flagship projects should be planned in a way to minimise, not encourage, the take-up of agricultural land and similar resources
Stainless-steel water bottles can help reduce Malta’s plastic waste problem

Reusable stainless-steel water bottles are now being distributed at selected events as part of the ‘Water: Be the Change campaign’

Reusable stainless-steel water bottles are now being...

€4 million reconstruction of Rabat’s Għeriexem Road starts

Infrastructure Malta starts reconstruction of Għeriexem Road in Rabat to stop...

Infrastructure Malta starts reconstruction of Għeriexem...

Restaurant by the pumps: fuel station’s piecemeal plan to add two-storey eatery

McQueens petrol station in Burmarrad wants to build a full-blown restaurant on land currently used for parking

McQueens petrol station in Burmarrad wants to build a...

Met office says devastating storm in Sicily won’t affect Malta

Meteorological Office says Malta still expecting good weather despite a storm...

Meteorological Office says Malta still expecting good...

Bolder light pollution rules set to change Maltese nightlife

Clearer and darker: commercial signage, billboards, churches and monuments will...

Clearer and darker: commercial signage, billboards,...

Off with the off-roaders! Għajn Rihana valley to get 128 security cameras

128 security cameras deployed to fight bikers, vandalism and illegal dumping in Għajn Rihana valley in Burmarrad

128 security cameras deployed to fight bikers, vandalism...

Disposal of construction waste: minister to move legal notice to curtail illegal dumping

The Requisition of Excavation Voids Regulations (2017) will enable government to requisition any excavation void • Operators who fail to abide by...

The Requisition of Excavation Voids Regulations (2017) will...

[WATCH] Trapper caught red-handed threatens hiking group in Gozo

BirdLife footage shows trapper threatening to hurl a stone at a group of hikers...

BirdLife footage shows trapper threatening to hurl a stone...

[WATCH] Malta to be reported to EU for 'de facto tolerance' of illegal trapping

CABS: 'It seems likely that the government is actively preventing police action upon trappers by limiting police resources to nearly zero during peak finch...

CABS: 'It seems likely that the government is actively...

Construction waste: government to seek measures against illegal dumping

Environment Minister says necessary steps will be taken to address the lack of space for construction waste

Environment Minister says necessary steps will be taken to...

‘I am not against hunting,’ environment minister insists

New regulations for fish farms to be published in the coming weeks

New regulations for fish farms to be published in the...

Nature claims Gozo’s iconic Azure Window, lost forever after total collapse

Disintegrating rock formation had long withstood nature and human impact, but is now no longer

Disintegrating rock formation had long withstood nature and...

[WATCH] Reworked Paceville masterplan will not be published before elections

Deborah Schembri says it was always the plan to have a first draft, followed by a public consultation process, followed by a second draft and another public...

Deborah Schembri says it was always the plan to have a...

Developers claim shortage of modern fuel stations in bid for new Luqa pump

Despite three petrol stations within 1.2km radius, a new Qormi Hill pump is being justified as a way 'to address the shortage of modern fuel...

Despite three petrol stations within 1.2km radius, a new...

ERA to earmark €1.6 million in public funds for marine environmental monitoring project

The Environment and Resources Authority will be using €1.6 million in public eligible funds to contribute to a marine monitoring programme of an...

The Environment and Resources Authority will be using...

Agritourism with 675m2 of new buildings proposed in Zebbiegh

So far there have been five applications for agritourism projects, two in Gozo...

So far there have been five applications for agritourism...

Slope stability impacted by Barts’ Gozo med school

Underlying blue clay renders site prone to slope instability and excessive...

Underlying blue clay renders site prone to slope...

Repeated sewage overflow in Gozo leaves divers fuming

Avid diver Mike Bugeja says he has notified all the authorities concerned about...

Avid diver Mike Bugeja says he has notified all the...