Last Updated 26 | 07 | 2014 at 12:51

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Researchers from the EU LIFE+ Malta Seabird Project have this month successfully released four young shearwaters after they were found on land, disorientated by coastal light pollution.   The...Read More >>

  • Prime Minister Muscat in a Private Audience with Prince Charles

    Date: Sat, 26/07/2014 - 12:06

    The Royal Palace broadcasted photos of yesterday's meeting in East Ayrshire in Scotland attended by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. The meeting was organized by Prince Charles for a private audience of forty minutes to Prime Minister Muscat. The meeting with Dumfries was...
  • Maltese University Academics for Gaza

    Date: Sat, 26/07/2014 - 11:20

    A group of 74 academics have decided to make their voices heard over the tragic situation ensuing in Gaza and Israel and they had this to say;  
  • Ukrainian girl receives backlash for claiming to wear mascara looted from MH17 site

    Date: Sat, 26/07/2014 - 10:15

    A young Ukrainian woman attracted harsh criticism online after allegedly boasting about being in possession of make-up looted from the wreckage of MH17. Ekaterina Parkhomenko from Torez, a city close to the MH17 crash site, reportedly posted a series of pictures to her...
  • Inauguration of New €600,000 Pilot Boat and Pilot Station

    Date: Sat, 26/07/2014 - 09:48

    Statement issues by the Malta Maratime Pilots The Malta Maritime Pilots officially inaugurated the new Pilot Boat OHIO. This 40-foot pilot boat is the co-operative's seventh pilot vessel and will help the maritime pilots strengthen its excellent service to Malta's...
  • Summer Hit Song Contest 14: The Anvils among the special guests of the third show

    Date: Sat, 26/07/2014 - 09:24

    Father and daughter, Janvil and Jade Marie Vella are among the special guests of this week's Summer Hit show. The Summer Hit Song Contest 2014 is set to return this Monday 28th July at 08:30pm on f living channel.   The third  show from the popular series is yet...
  • Industrial Action Lifted - Result Publication hindered no longer

    Date: Fri, 25/07/2014 - 16:56

    Kunsill Studenti Universitarji (KSU) has just been informed that the directives from UMASA and MUT's end will be lifted with immediate effect. It is encouraging to hear of this news, although it remains disappointing that this only happened after considerable pressure...
  • Maltese worker abducted in Libya

    Date: Fri, 25/07/2014 - 16:14

    A Maltese worker, Martin Galea in his 40’s, has been abducted in Libya last week. He is currently being held in captive by rebel militias. Galea was in Libya on work related issues as he is employed with an oil and gas company, Nageco, when he was abducted by militia...
  • Road Closures

    Date: Fri, 25/07/2014 - 15:47

    St. Venera Tunnels26-27th July 2014 Due to activities in connection with the feast of Sta Venera, the Sta Venera tunnels will be closed to vehicular traffic on Saturday 26th July between 21:30 hrs and 23:00 hrs and Sunday 27th July between 19:30 hrs and 20:30 hrs. All...
  • The European Commission closes infringement proceedings against Malta

    Date: Fri, 25/07/2014 - 14:46

    The Ministry for Transport and Infrastructure has recently been informed that the European Commission has closed the infringement proceedings against Malta, concerning the issue of the differentiated tariff structure for bus transport in Malta, which discriminated...
  • One of the most significant wildlife smuggling attempts foiled

    Date: Fri, 25/07/2014 - 14:27

    Through a joint operation on 23rd and 24th July 2014, officials of the Wild Birds Regulation Unit, Customs and the Police Administrative Law Enforcement Unit foiled a significant wildlife smuggling attempt involving over 400 bird skins.