Ain’t it bizarre? ERA says Fgura farmhouse can’t go to Bidnija
The Environment and Resources Authority has shot down plans by the owner of a farmhouse in Fgura, who wants his house to move brick by brick to the pristine Bidnija countryside
Rabat promenade approved as Planning Authority ignores ERA
ERA chairman Victor Axiak insists that any planning gain from Rabat promenade is outweighed by the ecological loss in the sensitive area
Ending the magic that turns rubble into villas: how new rural policy plugs the loopholes

From banning agricultural stores on small holdings, to stopping the conversion of ruins to villas, the PA’s new rural policy is set to make it harder for...

From banning agricultural stores on small holdings, to...

Mercury House high-rise will have 435 apartments with second tower

A second, 19-storey tower over the former telephone exchange in Paceville is...

A second, 19-storey tower over the former telephone...

Portelli scion applies for agricultural store

The daughter of the construction magnate behind the 32-storey Mercury House...

The daughter of the construction magnate behind the...

Gozo ferries road awaiting environmental studies

A final decision on the controversial link between the Mgarr harbour to Triq...

A final decision on the controversial link between the...

Balluta ferry objectors tell Fortina: ‘Stop hogging our seas’

Councils, NGOs and residents appealing controversial ferry service in Balluta...

Councils, NGOs and residents appealing controversial ferry...

Trees face chop for Naxxar-Mosta roundabout showroom

The last of a patch of trees on the site of the Naxxar-Mosta roundabout could...

The last of a patch of trees on the site of the...

Planning Authority set to lose magic wand that turns ruins into villas

A MaltaToday investigation that has led to an important reform in planning rules allowing villas to be built in the countryside

A MaltaToday investigation that has led to an important...

Hotel. Goat farm. Now Kalanka owner wants shop

An agricultural entrepreneur setting up an agri-tourism project in Delimara is...

An agricultural entrepreneur setting up an agri-tourism...

Polidano incurs €700,000 in fines for Montekristo illegalities since 2013

The Montekristo Estates in Hal Farrug, owned by Charles Polidano, have incurred €700,000 in daily fines over the past years 

The Montekristo Estates in Hal Farrug, owned by Charles...

Developers claim 7-floor Lija home 'improves skyline'

A study by the project architect has claimed that a seven-storey home for...

A study by the project architect has claimed that...

Anglu Xuereb ditches Marsa plan for 37-storey tower

Entrepreneur Angelo Xuereb has withdrawn an application to build a 37-storey...

Entrepreneur Angelo Xuereb has withdrawn an application to...

Lidl supermarket in Haz-Zebbug set for approval after ODZ car park gets clearance

Haz-Zebbug Lidl: case officer, land and transport authorities issue clearance for 8,500sq.m car park outside development zones

Haz-Zebbug Lidl: case officer, land and transport...

NGOs denounce Planning Authority for withholding information on DB project

PA denies concealing studies for latest planning application for City Centre project

PA denies concealing studies for latest planning...

Sliema fears parking loss in embellished Annunciation Square

It is one of the greatest dilemmas in urban planning: the eternal conflict...

It is one of the greatest dilemmas in urban planning: the...

Church commission opposes residential development in Ħal Ferħ

Allowing residential development to take place at Ħal Ferħ shows a lack of...

Allowing residential development to take place at Ħal...

High-rise on the hill: Ta’ Giorni 14-storey tower seeks permit

The owners of the former Palms wedding halls are seeking a three-tower permit...

The owners of the former Palms wedding halls are seeking a...

DB Group CEO Arthur Gauci accuses NGOs of twisting facts

DB boss takes on NGO claims on City Centre

DB boss takes on NGO claims on City Centre

Road-widening in Rabat valley set to proceed despite ERA concerns

Belvedere project will destroy Malta’s largest fig trees

Belvedere project will destroy Malta’s largest fig...