Child molester acquitted after judge rules charges time-barred
While the court found no reason to doubt that the acts had taken place, the fact that criminal action had been instituted after a lapse of five years from the last sexual...
Elderly man found dead in well in his Naxxar home
Police are investigating the dynamics of the incident
Paul Bailey's Porsche didn't touch the grass before losing control, expert tells court

Defence counsel expected to seize upon this fact as evidence phase of case draws to a close

Defence counsel expected to seize upon this fact as...

Catamaran passenger's costly day in court

Accused pleaded guilty to possession of falsified currency and failing to...

Accused pleaded guilty to possession of falsified...

Man caught with 5kg of cannabis at airport denied bail

Accused also charged with importing cocaine and other drugs

Accused also charged with importing cocaine and other drugs

Sicilian man seriously injured following assault with sharp instrument

A 22-year-old Sicilian man walked into St Julian’s police station this morning, asking for assistance after he was allegedly assaulted by a man wielding...

A 22-year-old Sicilian man walked into St Julian’s...

Pensioner who injured his wife remains unpunished as criminal complaint is withdrawn

A case concerning domestic violence stalled on the starting grid when the victim's lawyers informed the magistrate that the woman was withdrawing her...

A case concerning domestic violence stalled on the starting...

Dad bit teen son’s leg for laughing at him after spilling bag of peanuts

‘So what am I to do to correct him?’ the father asked the court that sentenced him to 150 hours of community work

‘So what am I to do to correct him?’ the father...

Underage hit-and-run driver who maimed police officer released on bail

Liam Debono, who ran over and maimed a police officer conducting a routine traffic stop has been released on bail by the criminal court

Liam Debono, who ran over and maimed a police officer...

Bail for men charged with Playmobil theft

Two men accused of stealing some €12,000 worth of Playmobil toys have been...

Two men accused of stealing some €12,000 worth of...

Bus driver aquitted of injuring passenger in crash

Cause of incident ruled a mechanical fault

Cause of incident ruled a mechanical fault

'Ferocious' dog guarding chicken coop drug stash was friendly, police tell court

Drug suspect Horace Fenech released on bail after a month in custody

Drug suspect Horace Fenech released on bail after a month...

Aggressive air passenger provoked by hair in food, court told

The man was accused of being drunk on an aircraft and of acting in a manner...

The man was accused of being drunk on an aircraft and of...

Pathologists confirm Hugo Chetcuti died as a result of infection

In a brief hearing this afternoon the pathologists who carried out the autopsy...

In a brief hearing this afternoon the pathologists who...

Replica gun thief handed suspended sentence

The 25-year-old man was handed a two-month prison sentence suspended for a year

The 25-year-old man was handed a two-month prison sentence...

Lost in translation: Misunderstanding bail conditions lands man in prison

Rather than sign a bail book in Hamrun and keep clear of St Julian's, the man tried to sign a bail book in St Julian's  

Rather than sign a bail book in Hamrun and keep clear of St...

Drunk student smashed car windscreens to sleep inside, court told

The student was handed a suspended sentence and ordered to pay nearly...

The student was handed a suspended sentence and ordered to...

Football match brawl conviction for father and son overturned on appeal

Hibs supporters’ conviction over football stadium brawl overturned on appeal

Hibs supporters’ conviction over football stadium...

Former Labour MP counters activist’s constitutional case on Caruana Galizia memorial

‘Great Siege Monument is not for capricious individual use’, veteran lawyer Joseph Brincat said in his constitutional...

‘Great Siege Monument is not for capricious...

Two new assistant police commissioners appointed

Michael Mallia and Anthony Cassar were presented with the letters of engagement...

Michael Mallia and Anthony Cassar were presented with the...

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