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Sale of single-use-plastic products to be prohibited

As part of the government’s efforts in battling single-use plastics (SUPs) and in line with the budget speech, Malta will be banning the sale of...

Coronavirus update: Current numbers top 10,000 as new cases reach new record high

Official figures show that 1, 353 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in the latest 24 hour period, a new record high for Malta. Currently...

Ghislaine Maxwell found guilty of recruiting underage girls in sex trafficking trial

Ghislaine Maxwell, the 60-year-old British socialite and ex-girlfriend of late billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, has been found guilty of recruiting underage girls to be...

Update: MP David Thake asks Standards Commissioner to investigate VAT bill

David Thake has asked the Standards Commissioner to investigate the case of outstanding VAT bill owed by a company he owns. He posted on facebook: "Good...

PN MP’s company owes €270,440 in VAT

National Party MP David Thake’s telecommunications company has an outstanding VAT bill of €270,000 going back a number of years. According to reports in Maltese media,...

Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2022 semi-finalists

TVM has announced the twenty-two semi-finalists that will be competing in the Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2022. The twenty-two acts that will compete to represent...

50% of the adult population will be vaccinated with the COVID-19 booster by tomorrow

In the next few hours, 50% of Maltese residents eligible for the Covid-19 booster will be vaccinated. This milestone was marked by Deputy Prime...

Clifton Grima sworn in as Minster for Education and Sport

Clifton Grima was sworn in as Education and Sport Minister on Wednesday afternoon after he was appointed to the position last week.

€683 million in direct assistance during the Covid-19 pandemic

Wage Supplement assistance will be extended until the end of January 2022, with the Government continuing discussions with the stakeholders to ensure timely assistance...

Coronavirus update: Surge in new cases continues. 1,337 today

The rise in daily numbers continued with 1,337 cases recorded in the past 24 hours bringing to 8,956 the number of current active cases. Official...