Living up to expectations? | Jason Micallef
As chairman of the Valletta 2018 Foundation, Jason Micallef has courted trouble with outspoken views that were ill-suited for his role. But has the V18 boss learnt any lessons...
Migrant rescuers need predictable framework mechanism | Kahin Ismail
Kahin Ismail, representative of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, outlines the urgent need for a reform of the rules of engagement... without losing sight of basic...
Dignity is a human right in prison, too

In a damning indictment of Malta’s prison conditions, the Constitutional Court has just awarded seven transgender inmates EUR30,000 in compensation for...

In a damning indictment of Malta’s prison conditions,...

‘We’re not child snatchers, we want to help families’ - Alfred Grixti

Alfred Grixti, CEO of the Social Welfare Foundation says Child care orders are down since 2015 after a home-based therapy programme was put in place

Alfred Grixti, CEO of the Social Welfare Foundation says...

Fighting the good fight | Inspector Sandro Camilleri

When a traffic police officer was grievously injured in a hit-and-run accident...

When a traffic police officer was grievously injured in a...

An erosion of respect for authority | Michael Farrugia

Tuesday’s shocking incident, which left a police constable permanently...

Tuesday’s shocking incident, which left a police...

This is about medicine, not theology | Mark Sant

FULL INTERVIEW • The ongoing IVF debate has sparked a wave of pro-life...

FULL INTERVIEW • The ongoing IVF debate has sparked a...

[WATCH] There is football, and there is outright criminality... | Franz Tabone

Recent match-fixing revelations have seemingly confirmed widespread perceptions of a ‘culture of corruption’ in local sport, especially football....

Recent match-fixing revelations have seemingly confirmed...

In search of lost memories | Andrew Alamango

‘Magna Zmien’ is a project aimed at researching, digitising and...

‘Magna Zmien’ is a project aimed at...

Let’s call a spade a spade

Historian and activist MARK CAMILLERI admits it’s hard to trust Labour on corruption today. But the party he identifies with is now in a unique position...

Historian and activist MARK CAMILLERI admits it’s...

‘We’re not thinking outside the box’ | Angelo Xuereb

ANGELO XUEREB, winner of EY’s ‘Malta Entrepreneur of the...

ANGELO XUEREB, winner of EY’s ‘Malta...

Build for tomorrow, not just today | Tara Cassar

Malta seems hell-bent on an unstoppable construction drive: but some NGOs seem...

Malta seems hell-bent on an unstoppable construction drive:...

A safety net full of holes | Louis Cilia and Carmel Mallia

With the pensions time-bomb ticking away in the background, Maltese pensioners...

With the pensions time-bomb ticking away in the background,...

‘Architecture is limping behind construction’ | Edward Said

There is a lot of construction happening in Malta today: but are we building...

There is a lot of construction happening in Malta today:...

[WATCH] 'This is not  a popularity contest' | Lara Dimitrijevic

The Women’s Rights Foundation has stirred a hornet’s nest by...

The Women’s Rights Foundation has stirred a...

The silent stigma | Daniela Calleja and Stephania Dimech Sant

For all our advancement in equality and civil rights, it seems that mental...

For all our advancement in equality and civil rights, it...

We need to stop and think | Marceline Naudi

‘Femicide: the killing of a woman, because she is a woman’. Dr...

‘Femicide: the killing of a woman, because she is a...

It’s about ‘harm-reduction’, not ‘recreational cannabis’ | Julia Farrugia

Malta is poised to become a centre for the production of medical marijuana – while also relaxing its cannabis legislation further – after decades...

Malta is poised to become a centre for the production of...

‘In today’s capitalist world, trade unions must balance things out...’

The General Workers’ Union is celebrating its 75th anniversary, against the backdrop of a global economy which has since shifted far to the right. Is the...

The General Workers’ Union is celebrating its 75th...

Is Maltese journalism at risk? | Norma Saliba

The murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia cast a dark...

The murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana...

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