Last Updated 29 | 07 | 2014 at 12:10


Ever since its inception in 2002, the Gozo Youth Wind Band & Orchestra, consisting of two separate groups of young and promising musicians, have been entertaining the general public with a wide...Read More >>

  • Geopolitical tensions continue to grapple markets

    Date: Tue, 29/07/2014 - 09:42

    Geopolitical tensions continue to grapple markets and dominated most of the activity and direction last week. Investor sentiment remained subdued on the back of the danger of further escalation in the Gaza Strip and Ukraine while the EU and America considered sanctions...
  • Inflatable Spa/Jacuzzi system sold in Malta causes fatal accidents

    Date: Tue, 29/07/2014 - 09:10

    The Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority has been notified that an inflatable bubble Spa/Jacuzzi system of the Camaro MSpa brand manufactured by Oriental Recreational Products (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (ORPC) and with model numbers B-090, B-091, B-100, B-110, B-...
  • Abducted Maltese man in Libya back home safe in Malta

    Date: Tue, 29/07/2014 - 08:54

    Martin Galea, the Maltese oil worker who was abducted on the 17th of July, was released on Monday and flow back to the Maltese Islands the same day during the evening on a special flight. Galea thanked all those who were involved in keeping him safe especially the...
  • MH17 investigators unable to access crash site

    Date: Tue, 29/07/2014 - 08:10

    Fighting in parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions continued. The MH17 investigative team was unable to access the crash site owing to fighting in the area. The mayor of Kremenchuk city was assassinated. Protests against partial mobilisation in Chernivtsi region...
  • Teenager hospitalised after being hit by a bus

    Date: Mon, 28/07/2014 - 16:48

    A 17-year old girl of San Gwann has been hit by a bus in Qawra. The incident occurred around 15:00hr in Qawra Road, Qawra. The bus was at the time being driven by a 34-year old man of  Ħaż-Żabbar. The girl was then hospitalised as an ambulance was called on location....
  • A free-for-all system for student grants is not the solution

    Date: Mon, 28/07/2014 - 16:01

    GRTU would like to express its disappointment with the announcement made by the Ministry for Education and Employment last Saturday, on the complete abandon of the Smart Card Scheme.
  • Japanese schoolgirl beheaded by school friend

    Date: Mon, 28/07/2014 - 14:35

    A 15-year old Japanese schoolgirl has been arrested and accused of strangling her classmate, severing her head and cutting off one of her hands. The decapitated body of the victim was found in the girl’s blood-soaked apartment located in Sasebo, south west of Tokyo....
  • Pet Obesity awareness Month

    Date: Mon, 28/07/2014 - 14:07

    Pet obesity awareness month officially launched This month leading veterinarians and clinics have teamed up for a common cause – to boost obesity risk awareness in cats and dogs.
  • Wrongly jailed father - Daughter seen crying in court

    Date: Mon, 28/07/2014 - 13:46

    Leanne Camilleri, the 20-year old woman who had falsely testified against her father when she was younger with the conclusion of him being wrongly jailed and accused of abusing his daughter, has been taken to court and accused of giving a false testament while under...
  • MBB project shortlisted for European award

    Date: Mon, 28/07/2014 - 13:26

     The Malta Business Bureau’s EU LIFE+ Investing in Water Project has been shortlisted for this year’s European Enterprises Promotion Award. This is only the second time that a Maltese project has been shortlisted since the start of this EU initiative nearly ten years...