El Hiblu 1 hijackers' bail request runs aground on procedural point
The Attorney General observed that there was a missing signature on the three youths' joint bail application
Something must be done about fake passport racket, court says
The trend of travellers being arrested in Malta with fake passports has continued, with another man appearing in court on related charges today
Daphne Caruana Galizia murder suspects’ DNA swabs taken without lawyer present, court told

Defence lawyer William Cuschieri argued that when DNA swabs were requested by then inquiring magistrate Anthony Vella, the implications of this had not been...

Defence lawyer William Cuschieri argued that when DNA swabs...

Alcohol, plastic bags, unused excise stamps seized from warehouse in Qormi

The customs department found 162 bottles of alcoholic beverages, including rum brandy and several types of liqueur, as well as other contraband items

The customs department found 162 bottles of alcoholic...

Woman held at knifepoint in Msida robbery

The thief made off with the cash and other items

The thief made off with the cash and other items

Man found dead in Xlendi apartment

The police have said no foul play is suspected. However, the cause of death is currently unknown 

The police have said no foul play is suspected. However,...

Two men arrested in possession of large quantities of cannabis

Two men have been arrested after the police found in total 15kg of suspected...

Two men have been arrested after the police found in total...

Sacked lawyer harassed clients, blackmailed staff and sent WhatsApp threats

“You have unleashed me. You will get the revenge of a northern lad. I’m ready to go to jail all my life, I will do it” - a sacked lawyer...

“You have unleashed me. You will get the revenge of a...

€33,000 fine for undeclared cash

The man was accused of carrying €25,058 in excess undeclared cash as he pleaded guilty to charges 

The man was accused of carrying €25,058 in excess...

Man pleads guilty after going on stolen credit card spending spree

The accused used the credit cards to buy €4500 worth of items from various...

The accused used the credit cards to buy €4500 worth...

Woman charged with mugging disabled man was out on four suspended sentences

The violent mugging happened in February last year, but the police were unable to trace the accused because she had changed her address

The violent mugging happened in February last year, but the...

Man paid 14-year-old €220 for sex, court told

The man was also accused of making pornographic material featuring minors...

The man was also accused of making pornographic...

Three cars damaged in Birkirkara blaze

The police could not confirm whether the cars had caught fire as a result of an arson attack

The police could not confirm whether the cars had caught...

Woman held at knifepoint in Birkirkara robbery

A shop in Birkirkara has been robbed on Thursday morning

A shop in Birkirkara has been robbed on Thursday morning

Drug trafficking jury not to feature accused's unassisted statements

Appeals court turns down Attorney General’s request to read out to jurors...

Appeals court turns down Attorney General’s request...

13 acquitted of Facebook threats over Ghajn Tuffieha cat-killing incident

The court criticised the police because requests sent to Facebook had been made under the premise that it dealt with serious crime under the Criminal Code and...

The court criticised the police because requests sent to...

Ship crew locked themselves on the bridge when migrants spotted Libya on the horizon

The crew of a hijacked merchant vessel sensed that trouble was about to start when rescued migrants realised it was taking them back to Libya

The crew of a hijacked merchant vessel sensed that trouble...

Jordan Azzopardi rented out Madliena apartment for €3,500 a month, court hears

The case against alleged drug trafficker Jordan Azzopardi continued in court on Wednesday

The case against alleged drug trafficker Jordan Azzopardi...

Man remanded in custody after Pieta' drug bust

The man was arrested in a police raid on a property that is believed to have...

The man was arrested in a police raid on a property that is...

Updated | Ship captain repeatedly told army officers his vessel was ‘under piracy’

Three youths charged with piracy in the aftermath of the El Hiblu sea hijack were back in court on Tuesday

Three youths charged with piracy in the aftermath of the El...