Judges and magistrates should be treated equally, says newly-appointed judge
Judge Anthony Vella breaks a lance in favour of magistrates at his inaugural speech in his new role
Silvio Zammit files judicial protest calling for amendment to Criminal Code
Zammit is calling on the Justice Minister to change the Criminal Code to empower magistrates to declare prosecution evidence closed if the Attorney General brings no evidence for...
Man admits to stealing cash from care home

He was given 30 months within which to repay the stolen money

He was given 30 months within which to repay the stolen...

Youth accused of stealing car, disobeying police orders to stop

Bail was not requested by the young man’s lawyers, who told the court...

Bail was not requested by the young man’s lawyers,...

No bail for man who threatened police inspector investigating him for stalking

A man stands accused of making threatening phone calls to a police inspector investigating him for stalking an ex-partner

A man stands accused of making threatening phone calls to a...

'Cannabis soap' suspect's police statement must be expunged

A police statement made by a man caught with a consignment he thought was...

A police statement made by a man caught with a consignment...

Former Labour mayor loses libel over PN’s Taghna Lkoll mock sticker album

Former St Paul's Bay mayor's libel suit dismissed after court argued that as a politician his actions were subject to far higher scrutiny than that of...

Former St Paul's Bay mayor's libel suit dismissed...

Man cleared of breaking wife's arm in domestic row

Court declared mere speculation or conjecture, without sufficient...

Court declared mere speculation or...

Court reaffirms decree for prosecution to conclude evidence in Silvio Zammit bribery

Defence team vociferously argued that Constitutional Court ruled Zammit's right to a fair hearing had been breached by delays

Defence team vociferously argued that Constitutional...

Teenage car thief arrested after trying to run police officer over

Police followed 17-year-old suspect, apprehended him some time later

Police followed 17-year-old suspect, apprehended him some...

Young offender told police he wanted to go to prison with his friend

Magistrate warns young man not to commit a crime of solidarity after being...

Magistrate warns young man not to commit a crime of...

Star witness fails to recognise accused in drugs case

The man found not guilty of all charges with the court ordering the...

The man found not guilty of all charges with the court...

No bail for man accused of beating up girlfriend

The woman went to the police station with a medical certificate showing he had...

The woman went to the police station with a medical...

Child rapist's appeal thrown out by the court

An elderly man found guilty of possessing child pornography has lost his appeal...

An elderly man found guilty of possessing child pornography...

Prosecution asks for separate proceedings to break impasse in John Dalli daughters’ case

After almost a year, the money-laundering case against six people, including John Dalli’s two daughters has made no progress because ill-health prevented...

After almost a year, the money-laundering case against six...

Assault with toilet plunger lands man in court

The 19-year-old father of two, by his partner who is six years his...

The 19-year-old father of two, by his partner who is six...

Man injured with chisel in fight between ex lovers, court told

The injured man got involved in an argument between his sister and her former...

The injured man got involved in an argument between his...

Police to get pay rise, shorter work week

Malta’s two police unions on Monday signed a sectoral agreement over...

Malta’s two police unions on Monday signed a sectoral...

Six-year wait for judgment breached human rights, court holds

Proceedings hit a brick wall because of a central witness refusing to testify...

Proceedings hit a brick wall because of a central witness...

Man seriously injured in Sliema fight

Hamrun resident was allegedly hit by a scalpel

Hamrun resident was allegedly hit by a scalpel

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