Bus users increase by 7% on first day of free transport
Official statistics seen by MaltaToday show that on the first day in which public transport was completely free, the number of trips before 6pm had shot up by 7%
Young political agnostics: why Malta could be on the cusp of change
The political choices of young voters will have party chiefs scratching their heads: James Debono tries to understand how these voters could be shaping the political landscape
Abela among more than 40 European leaders at the European Political Community forum

The leaders are discussing energy, migration and security, with a particular focus on the war in Ukraine.

The leaders are discussing energy, migration and security,...

[WATCH] BirdLife to expand in Gozo after 170 illegalities identified in autumn hunting season

CEO Mark Sultana says government's consultative body Ornis voted to renew the bird-trapping research scheme

CEO Mark Sultana says government's consultative body...

Abortion legislation amendments to be tabled in the House in the coming days

Health Minister Chris Fearne says he wants to ensure no part of Malta’s legislation should prevent medical professionals from saving lives

Health Minister Chris Fearne says he wants to ensure no...

New utility billing system to save household consumers up to €8 per year

Energy Minister Miriam Dalli announces changes to 2009 legal notice regulating how utility bills are calculated • Consumers will no longer lose unutilised...

Energy Minister Miriam Dalli announces changes to 2009...

Malta urged to engage with civil society in media reforms

The Council of European Commissioner for Human Rights published an exchange of...

The Council of European Commissioner for Human Rights...

'We told you so': PN hits out at Clyde Caruana over 'failed economic plan'

Jerome Caruana Cilia calls out Finance Minister Clyde Caruana for only realising now that the economic plan of the past 10 years cannot continue

Jerome Caruana Cilia calls out Finance Minister Clyde...

Giglio: Angelo Gafà must shoulder responsibility for police force’s administrative shortcomings

PN Home Affairs spokesperson Joe Giglio says Opposition insists on the full publication of the inquiry into Iosif Galea arrest warrant saga

PN Home Affairs spokesperson Joe Giglio says Opposition...

Pandemic cost: Government spent €1.7 billion to mitigate impact of COVID-19

The wage supplement was government’s biggest financial outlay during the COVID-19 pandemic, with €380 million spent in 2020, €353 million in...

The wage supplement was government’s biggest...

[WATCH] Minister admits economic recipe has to change ‘otherwise we’re stuck in traffic for two hours’

Finance Minister Clyde Caruana says economy has to move away from recipe he championed that advocated rapid population growth

Finance Minister Clyde Caruana says economy has to move...

PN welcomes agriculture lease amendments tabled in parliament by government

Nationalist Party welcomes proposed changes to agricultural leases

Nationalist Party welcomes proposed changes to agricultural...

Graffitti demands nationalisation of the Malta-Gozo fast ferry service after privatisation flop

Gozitan commuters angered by reduced fast ferry service as Graffitti calls for all winter schedules to be restored and service to be nationalised

Gozitan commuters angered by reduced fast ferry service...

All the reactions to that €1,000 Freshers Week cash dump at the University of Malta

Academics and university staff cringed at the Squid Games money grab on Campus Hub. Where do you stand on the ‘trickle-down’ cash dump at this...

Academics and university staff cringed at the Squid Games...

Concrete plants extracted equivalent of 31 million bottles of water from the ground in 2021

Extraction of ground water by concrete plants peaked in 2019 when the equivalent of 48 million mineral water bottles were pumped out of the ground

Extraction of ground water by concrete plants peaked in...

Justice Minister tables media reform Bills in parliament, shuns calls for more consultation

Three Bills targeting media reforms and the protection of journalists have been given a First Reading in parliament as government shuns calls for public...

Three Bills targeting media reforms and the protection of...

Freeport fire: Birżebbuġa residents asked to keep windows shut

Civil Protection urges Birżebbuġa residents to keep their windows shut as a...

Civil Protection urges Birżebbuġa residents to keep their...

Marsaskala recycling plant to close down earlier than planned, Wasteserv chief says

Marsaskala recycling facility will receive last recyclable waste at the end of the year

Marsaskala recycling facility will receive last recyclable...

PAC to review Electrogas minutes submitted by Tumas CEO Ray Fenech

The PAC's examination of the power station contract continues

The PAC's examination of the power station contract...

Agricultural land not used by farmers could be taxed, reform proposes

Government White Paper to propose reform in private agricultural landholdings

Government White Paper to propose reform in private...