Cassola asks Standards Commissioner to investigate parliamentary secretary salaries
The independent candidate has asked the commissioner to investigate whether there had been an increase in parliamentary secretaries’ salaries since 2013
Measles return among children of vaccine scare generation
It is unacceptable for parents to leave child unvaccinated unless there is a valid medical reason, such as cancer treatment, says Public Health chief Charmaine Gauci
Migrants aboard Open Arms should be brought to shore, Children's Commissioner says

Open Arms vessel operated by rescue NGO is carrying 160 migrants has been ten days at sea after Malta and Italy have refused entry 

Open Arms vessel operated by rescue NGO is carrying 160...

Offices in Sliema catch fire, people evacuated

Office workers have been evacuated and led to Bisazza Street while the fire is...

Office workers have been evacuated and led to Bisazza...

Maltese showing signs of unease at overtourism

An academic study concluded that although the sustainability buzzword...

An academic study concluded that although the...

Americans say no deal for Debono on sanctions

US government and Malta issued a joint statement in apparent denial of...

US government and Malta issued a joint statement in...

Updated | Grass fire in St Paul's Bay prompts alarming Facebook post

The Civil Protection Department confirmed that there was a grass fire in St...

The Civil Protection Department confirmed that there was a...

Government needs to unveil transport strategy by next budget, PD says

Partit Demokratiku said that the government's lack of political will and...

Partit Demokratiku said that the government's lack of...

Poverty statistics reflect population increase, Muscat says

National Statistics Office figures revealed this week that 78,685 people in...

National Statistics Office figures revealed this week that...

New restrictive blood donation rules for gay men not cast in stone

Equality Minister says further liberalisation of gay men's blood donation...

Equality Minister says further liberalisation of gay...

MTA formally objects to Għadira beach concession

Malta Tourism Authority chairman Gavin Gulia says tourism watchdog will no...

Malta Tourism Authority chairman Gavin Gulia says tourism...

Malta and US denounce ‘spying’ allegation in fuel smuggling sanctions court case

Governments issue unprecedented statement on suspected fuel smuggler Darren Debono’s claims that US embassy had requested information about Joseph Muscat...

Governments issue unprecedented statement on suspected fuel...

NGO vessel declines Malta's offer to take in 39 migrants, insists all on board be allowed disembarkation

Maltese government says it is only responsible for 39 migrants rescued in Malta's search and rescue area, not for the other 121 the NGO vessel took on...

Maltese government says it is only responsible for 39...

Journalism’s worst typo ever gets Malta Independent right in the front page headline

‘Pubic’ nightmare headline is the reason we need proofreaders...

‘Pubic’ nightmare headline is the reason we...

Hurd's Bank, off Malta, acting as transfer point for Russian fuel destined for sanction-hit Venezuela

Russian oil is being sent to Venezuela, using an offshore bank to the east of Malta as a transfer point, bypassing US fuel sanctions

Russian oil is being sent to Venezuela, using an offshore...

Konrad Mizzi shouldn’t have used DOI for personal press statement - Standards Commissioner

Commissioner for Standards in Public Life says practice of ministers using DOI to issue personal or partisan press statements has to stop

Commissioner for Standards in Public Life says practice of...

Masculinist ‘growth and success’ could legitimise social injustice, Malta housing expert says

Buzzwords like ‘integration’, ‘equality for all’, ‘inclusivity’, are all part of the current political narrative. Yet they...

Buzzwords like ‘integration’, ‘equality...

Tuna operators announce ‘self-regulatory’ agreement for harvesting period

Five tuna operators have entered into an agreement that will see a number of measures introduced between August and the end of the harvest period

Five tuna operators have entered into an agreement that...

It will feel like 41°C as sultry weather kicks in for the weekend

Until Tuesday, the air temperature is expected to feel over 40°C due...

Until Tuesday, the air temperature is expected to feel...

One last traffic nightmare at Msida's busy thoroughfare tonight

Infrastructure Malta CEO apologises for traffic delays but says road could not...

Infrastructure Malta CEO apologises for traffic delays but...