[WATCH] Italian mafia clan boss's sister-in-law arrested in Malta
Mariella Franchini wanted in Italy to answer charges of having played a role in the laundering of some €650 million for the mafia will be extradited
[WATCH] Lifeline case to be decided in December, court says
The ship’s captain was charged with having steered it into Maltese territorial waters without the necessary registration and licences in place
Panama Papers case to be assigned to new judge after Antonio Mizzi's retirement

Judge Antonio Mizzi, presiding the Criminal Court, told assembled lawyers that he didn’t think that a case of this importance should be dealt with in the...

Judge Antonio Mizzi, presiding the Criminal Court, told...

Woman gets suspended sentence for running brothel

A woman was accused of living off the earnings of prostitution, permitting...

A woman was accused of living off the earnings of...

Update 2 | Prison officer accused of raping 15-year-old inmate is denied bail

A 52-year-old prison warder has been charged with raping an inmate and attempting to sexually abuse another one

A 52-year-old prison warder has been charged with...

Hugo Chetcuti murder: Accused was in hotel lobby earlier that day

The court imposed tight security measures after a witness verbally abused the...

The court imposed tight security measures after a witness...

Brother and sister of man accused of murdering mother and aunt refuse to testify

The two siblings of a man accused of murdering his mother and aunt have declined to testify in criminal proceedings 

The two siblings of a man accused of murdering his mother...

Light fingered wedding guest pleads guilty

A woman who stole cash gifts from a wedding has been conditionally discharged

A woman who stole cash gifts from a wedding has been...

Man denies assaulting security staff at Hal Far Open Centre

A man has been handed a suspended sentence after admitting to assaulting...

A man has been handed a suspended sentence after admitting...

Valletta man accused of damaging woman's front door

A Valletta resident has been released on bail after being charged with damaging...

A Valletta resident has been released on bail after being...

Man who admitted to dealing ecstasy is acquitted on appeal

No lawyer was present when Roderick Castillo had admitted to the police,...

No lawyer was present when Roderick Castillo had...

Man cleared of stealing bus parts on appeal

The court noted that there was ‘not a trace of evidence’ to show...

The court noted that there was ‘not a trace of...

Former Maltacom director's drug sentence slashed on appeal

Richard Attard had been sentenced to two and a half years in prison back in...

Richard Attard had been sentenced to two and a half years...

Judge calls for law to punish 'senseless actions' by pedestrians

A driver who killed a 10-year-old boy who ran out on a busy road has had his...

A driver who killed a 10-year-old boy who ran out on a busy...

Construction worker remanded in custody after threatening man with gun

The man had been involved in a fist fight with another man and had gone to his car and returned with a shotgun

The man had been involved in a fist fight with another man...

Criminal Appeal court declares Alberto Chang Rajii a free man

Alberto Chang Rajii, who was arrested in Malta in 2016, is wanted in Chile to...

Alberto Chang Rajii, who was arrested in Malta in 2016, is...

Two armed men rob shop in Santa Venera

Armed robbers hold up Santa Venera shop

Armed robbers hold up Santa Venera shop

Travel agency director cleared of EU funding scam after eight-year court battle

OLAF investigated local councillors for claiming reimbursement for business class tickets while flying economy and pocket the difference

OLAF investigated local councillors for claiming...

Drug dealer has jail sentence reduced, despite inaccuracies in appeal

The man’s sentence was decreased from nine months in prison and a fine of...

The man’s sentence was decreased from nine months in...

Judge calls for revision of law time-barring offences against children

Judge Giovanni Grixti said that it was clear that 'such a fundamental issue is not yet settled at law and needs to be put to bed by the legislator'

Judge Giovanni Grixti said that it was clear that 'such...