One-hour lawyer’s consult before interrogation not in line with EU law - landmark ruling
Woman freed of drug trafficking charges after Appeals Court says statements were released without legal assistance and drugs found during irregular strip search had to be...
Lawyer in Paqpaqli crash case questions why track designers are exempted from prosecution
Lawyers in the case against the organisers of the 2015 Paqpaqli crash have questioned why the Porsche instructors who designed the track were excluded from prosecution
Homeless mobile phone thief jailed

The man distracted the owner of a Hamrun restaurant he was in and stole his mobile phone

The man distracted the owner of a Hamrun restaurant he was...

European Court awards prisoner €5,000 over lack of remedy for detention condition complaints

The European Court of Human Rights has awarded an inmate at Corradino Correctional Facility €5,000 in moral damages for the absence of a remedy for...

The European Court of Human Rights has awarded an inmate at...

Appeals court confirms acquittal of man accused of defiling eight-year-old intellectually disabled daughter

The court argued that there was too much inconsistency and that the prosecution had failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that there were sexual acts or...

The court argued that there was too much inconsistency and...

Sicilian company director charged with defrauding construction companies

The court said it was denying bail in view of the way Italian justice system applied the law and which permitted a person to abscond and evade justice under...

The court said it was denying bail in view of the way...

Man fined €4,500 for revenge porn

The court called on authorities to amend a mistake in the translation of the law which would require it to impose a five-year prison sentence or a fine

The court called on authorities to amend a mistake in the...

Man grievously injured after falling from scaffolding at construction site

A man has suffered from severe injuries after he fell off scaffolding at a construction site

A man has suffered from severe injuries after he fell off...

Shots fired in Zabbar hold-up on main street

Shots fired in Tuesday evening hold-up at a shop on the main street of Zabbar

Shots fired in Tuesday evening hold-up at a shop on the...

Homeless woman charged with church theft

The woman was denied bail mainly because she had no fixed address

The woman was denied bail mainly because she had no fixed...

Family of pedestrian killed whilst crossing the road awarded €106,000 in damages

A court has awarded €106,000 in damages to the family of a man who was struck down by a vehicle in Naxxar whilst crossing the road

A court has awarded €106,000 in damages to the family...

Underage joyrider released on bail

Boy accused of stealing car and resisting arrest has been released on bail

Boy accused of stealing car and resisting arrest has been...

Pensioner cleared after stuffed bird oversight landed him in hot water

The man said the bird was an old laboratory specimen which had been given to him to repair and which he had forgotten about

The man said the bird was an old laboratory specimen which...

Justice Minister gave orders to have Daphne Caruana Galizia memorial cleared, court told

The court has heard how the instructions to the Cleansing Department's head to clear the makeshift memorial to murdered journalist Daphne Caruana...

The court has heard how the instructions to the Cleansing...

Magistrate calls for education on use of social media as abuse cases mount

Pet groomer wins libel damages in case against woman who used Facebook to slander her • Court takes the opportunity to express serious concern about...

Pet groomer wins libel damages in case against woman who...

Two men arrested in Paceville on drug possession

Two men have been arrested after an investigation by the Drug Squad

Two men have been arrested after an investigation by the...

Two Albanian workers sustain serious injuries after fall

Two Albanian construction workers sustain serious injuries after falling from a...

Two Albanian construction workers sustain serious injuries...

Three charged with cigarette smuggling after 870,000 cigarette haul

Three men have appeared in court, accused of smuggling cigarettes, in...

Three men have appeared in court, accused of smuggling...

Bail denied to man accused of attacking girlfriend

A man has been remanded in custody after being charged with attacking his...

A man has been remanded in custody after being charged with...

Acquitted of defiling 11-year-old niece after court battle that lasted eight years

A judge has overturned a prison sentence against a man who allegedly defiled his 11-year-old niece during a card game

A judge has overturned a prison sentence against a man...