AFM evacuates pregnant migrant from rescue ship
An AFM helicopter has evacuated a nine-month pregnant woman, along with her husband from the NGO migrant rescue ship Ocean Viking on Wednesday afternoon after the woman developed...
Foreign teachers may be needed to plug shortfalls, education faculty says
The University of Malta’s Faculty of Education has cautiously backed a proposal to get foreign teachers but urges government to make teaching an attractive career
[WATCH] The call of justified anger: demonstrators demand radical planning reform in Valletta

Graffitti leads civil action groups and resident activists in protest in Valletta calling for radical changes to Malta’s planning policies

Graffitti leads civil action groups and resident activists...

70-year-old man seriously injured after being hit by car

 The accident happened in Triq il-Barrieri, Żurrieq 

 The accident happened in Triq il-Barrieri,...

Compulsory foreign language widely opposed, MATSEC consultation shows

Consultation survey respondents agree with most MATSEC reforms, except...

Consultation survey respondents agree with most MATSEC...

New hotel investors should pull out while they still have a chance, MHRA president warns

MHRA president Tony Zahra says the country faces a problem of overcapacity in the accommodation sector which will result in a 'bloodbath' as...

MHRA president Tony Zahra says the country faces...

Ongoing detention of asylum seekers for medical reasons is unlawful, NGOs say

The migrants who protested at the Safi barracks a few days ago were asking for freedom because there was no lawful reason for these to be kept there, NGO...

The migrants who protested at the Safi barracks a few days...

Economy grows at slower pace between April and June

NSO figures show real GDP growth fell from 5.4% in Q1 2019 to 4% in Q2 when...

NSO figures show real GDP growth fell from 5.4% in Q1 2019...

[WATCH] Ian Borg blames unbridled construction on PN’s building zones extension

Transport minister Ian Borg claims government is achieving ‘balance’ between road widening and environmental stewardship

Transport minister Ian Borg claims government is achieving...

Over 800,000 passengers pass through Malta International Airport in August

Malta International Airport saw 800,000 passengers pass through in August, an increase of 8.4% over the same period last year 

Malta International Airport saw 800,000 passengers...

[WATCH] Financial services practitioners miffed by regulator’s 'no-nonsense' American supervisors

Malta Financial Services Authority releases three-year strategic plan

Malta Financial Services Authority releases three-year...

Proposed rent law will need amending if MDA to support it, developers’ lobby boss says

Sandro Chetcuti laments that the rent Bill does not distinguish between budget and high-end properties

Sandro Chetcuti laments that the rent Bill does not...

Malta is low risk for money laundering and terrorist financing, Swiss index finds

The August 2019 Basel AML index ranks Malta 113 from 125 countries

The August 2019 Basel AML index ranks Malta 113 from 125...

Malta pollution exposure remains highest in EU despite reaching lowest point since 2005

Over a quarter of the population reported being exposed to pollution in 2017, down from 41.4% in 2011

Over a quarter of the population reported being exposed to...

Graziella Attard Previ and Alessia Psaila Zammit to represent PN on ‘democracy committee’

The Technical Committee for the Advancement of Representative Democracy will be examining and analyzing proposals on increasing female participation in...

The Technical Committee for the Advancement of...

Sea-Eye files court complaint over migrant rescue in Maltese search and rescue zone

Migrant rescue zone insists Malta is responsible for rescue in its search and rescue zone, and has filed a court action on the island’s refusal to take...

Migrant rescue zone insists Malta is responsible for rescue...

[WATCH] France fulfilling pledge to take on Ocean Viking migrants, Joseph Muscat says

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat had previously said that Malta would be part of the solution, ending the Ocean Viking stalemate, which had 356 persons on board

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat had previously said that Malta...

40% of deaths in 2016 were avoidable

Eurostat statistics show that 39.9% of deaths in Malta involving persons under the age of 75 were avoidable

Eurostat statistics show that 39.9% of deaths in Malta...

[WATCH] Third of Maltese shops still do not accept card payments, study finds

Cash is still king as Mastercard study with the GRTU finds Maltese population still resisting the shift to a cashless society

Cash is still king as Mastercard study with the GRTU finds...

Building industry faces emergency over lack of construction waste dumping sites - Sandro Chetcuti

Malta Developers Association willing to discuss solutions with government but calls for decisions to be taken because problem risks stifling industry

Malta Developers Association willing to discuss solutions...