16.5% increase in Maltese travelling abroad during 2018
Just over 667,000 people travelled abroad last year with the largest increased registered among those aged 65 and older
Muscat says growing tourism pressure on infrastructure a ‘positive problem’
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat addresses Mediterranean Tourism Forum
Abortion charity expands service to women in Malta

Maltese women can now seek funded consultation and travel for safe abortion in...

Maltese women can now seek funded consultation and travel...

Maltese actor Benny Casha passes away

Known mostly as an actor on popular One TV sitcom Qeghdin Sew!, Benny Casha passed away aged 48 years

Known mostly as an actor on popular One TV sitcom Qeghdin...

Children's commissioner warns video games can 'kindle aggression in children'

At a Family Affairs Committee meeting, Commissioner for Children Pauline Miceli, suggested that there were many factors that made children aggressive with...

At a Family Affairs Committee meeting, Commissioner for...

Cashier at Żabbar sweet shop held up at knife point

A hooded man made off with money after threatening a sweet shop cashier with a...

A hooded man made off with money after threatening a sweet...

MPs bicker over wording of expropriation rules in contentious Fekruna PAC

MPs disagree over a legal wording that either sets compensation values at 30% of the expropriated land, or within a 30% variance of its value

MPs disagree over a legal wording that either sets...

European Commissioner strongly condemns alleged malpractices at fisheries department

European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella issued a statement saying the Commission was ready to provide assistance to Operation...

European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries...

Proposed Jerma high-rise to include 166 apartments and 250 hotel rooms

The project is set to produce 108,000 cubic meters of construction and demolition waste • Deputy Mayor describes project as the first step towards...

The project is set to produce 108,000 cubic meters of...

Long-standing propagandist John Zammit resigns PN job

John Zammit is to ‘seek new pastures’ after resigning his job as...

John Zammit is to ‘seek new pastures’ after...

Mayor backtracks on plans for Nadur carnival censorship

Nadur Mayor Edward Said yesterday suggested that the police would be taking...

Nadur Mayor Edward Said yesterday suggested that the police...

Update 3 | BOV cyber attack: €13 million transferred out with false transactions

The bank said customer accounts and their funds were not impacted • Prime Minister addresses Parliament • People and retailers in the dark as to...

The bank said customer accounts and their funds were not...

Calls for an investigation into fisheries department after bribery allegations

The NGO fish4tomorrow is calling on the Maltese authorities to carry out a full investigation of the fisheries department

The NGO fish4tomorrow is calling on the...

PD and AD to collaborate but no coalition deal struck after meetings

At the request of Alternattiva Demokratika, discussions were held during the...

At the request of Alternattiva Demokratika, discussions...

PN accuses Central Bank of covering up Labour chants incident

The Nationalist Party said the Finance Minister’s silence on the matter...

The Nationalist Party said the Finance Minister’s...

Former Nationalist MP Lino Gauci Borda dies at 82

The former Nationalist MP and family GP died at Mater Dei Hospital at the age...

The former Nationalist MP and family GP died at Mater Dei...

Third of students at risk of becoming early school leavers

A report issued by MATSEC has found that nearly one-third of students born in...

A report issued by MATSEC has found that nearly one-third...

Malta fisheries 'boss' used Spanish mobile number supplied by tuna impresario for confidential calls

Phone taps of Spanish tuna king Jose Fuentes reveal how the now-suspended fisheries director Andreina Fenech Farrugia was referred to as 'the boss'

Phone taps of Spanish tuna king Jose Fuentes reveal how the...

Disabled persons in the workforce doubles since 2013

There were 3,508 persons with a disability working as of October 2018

There were 3,508 persons with a disability working as of...

Record number of AFM rescues in 2018

The Minister for Home Affairs and National Security Michael Farrugia presented data in Parliament that showed that the Armed Forces of Malta rescued 2,731...

The Minister for Home Affairs and National Security Michael...