PA’s approval of ‘piecemeal’ applications ruining Malta’s urban areas, developers say
The MDA said it would be lobbying the authority for planning policies to be changed so that piecemeal development is no longer approved
Sea slime caused by blue-green algae, not fish farms - ERA
Fish farm operators are inspected three times a week in order to ensure that permit conditions are being observed, the authority said
[WATCH] The Mountbatten mystery: is this the last piece of the Rabat red house brothel?

Lord Mountbatten’s dirty laundry at the elusive Red House is given an airing by the historian Andrew Lownie in a revealing new book. But did the elusive...

Lord Mountbatten’s dirty laundry at the elusive Red...

15 NGOs file appeal against 'flagrant abuse' in granting of Central Link permit

The group of NGOs and residents are insisting that work on the projec shouldn't start until the appeal has been decided 

The group of NGOs and residents are insisting that work on...

Muscat thanks Germany for honouring migrant relocation pledges

A group of migrants rescued by the NGO vessel Alan Kurdi on two separate...

A group of migrants rescued by the NGO vessel Alan Kurdi on...

Opposition asked to nominate two members to 'democracy committee'

The committee is tasked with formulating proposals to increase gender equality...

The committee is tasked with formulating proposals to...

600 contractors join MDA register set up last month

Malta Developers Association president Sandro Chetcuti revealed the figure...

Malta Developers Association president Sandro Chetcuti...

NGO claims Malta refusing to allow rescue vessel to receive food and water

The Maltese government said that it was not the competent authority given that the rescue had taken place within the Libyan search and rescue region 

The Maltese government said that it was not the competent...

Reduction in poverty as a result of past budget measures, minister says

Finance Minister Edward Scicluna said this year's budget will again be focusing on the distribution of wealth and on maintaining a sustainable level of...

Finance Minister Edward Scicluna said this year's...

Acne treatment leads to unhappy customer paying €500 for ‘free items’

The Consumer Claims Tribunal found that the customer had been misled by the shop assistant

The Consumer Claims Tribunal found that the customer had...

‘Worst-polluting cruise ships’ to make 122 port calls to Malta this year

Just 33 port calls will have been registered by ships equipped with technologies for reducing air pollution, BirdLife Malta said

Just 33 port calls will have been registered by ships...

Second Mercury House tower: hotel and apartments to generate 1,000 car trips

St Julian’s high-rise ‘traffic future’ with second 23-storey tower

St Julian’s high-rise ‘traffic future’...

Fourth ferry solves queues, but Gozo business still wants tunnel

Despite adding a fourth ferry to the Gozo Channel schedule, Gozo Business...

Despite adding a fourth ferry to the Gozo Channel schedule,...

Malta’s population size no stumbling block for metro

Brescia became the smallest European city to have a metro line in 2013. Can...

Brescia became the smallest European city to have a metro...

PN leader in renewed call for public inquiry into Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder

Adrian Delia accused authorities of dragging their feet in establishing a public inquiry into the journalist's killing

Adrian Delia accused authorities of dragging their feet in...

Updated | 162 migrants rescued by AFM to be brought to Malta

Two groups of migrants, one arriving in the afternoon, the other in the...

Two groups of migrants, one arriving in the afternoon, the...

[WATCH] First two Marsa flyovers to be open by end of September

Infrastructure Malta said that 35% of the €70 million Marsa Junction...

Infrastructure Malta said that 35% of the €70 million...

[WATCH] Chadwick Lakes waterways cleared for the first time since the 1960s

The restoration project will see the water storage capacity of the existing dams reinstated and is expected to be completed by the end of next year 

The restoration project will see the water storage capacity...

Russia wants answers on Malta sanctions

In Moscow, foreign ministers discuss fuel smuggling sanctions against Darren Debono

In Moscow, foreign ministers discuss fuel smuggling...

Illegal steroids being manufactured in Malta and sold for large profits - reports

Variety of anabolic steroids being made in illegal labs which are reaping substantial profits selling the muscle-building products locally and abroad

Variety of anabolic steroids being made in illegal labs...