The Malta Independent 17 January 2019, Thursday

Watch: PN Administrative Committee declares unanimous support for Adrian Delia

The Nationalist Party’s Administrative Committee yesterday unanimously declared its support towards Opposition Leader Adrian Delia, the party said in a statement, adding that the committee had...

Godfrey Farrugia on VGH: ‘Now you know why OPM wanted to change my portfolio from Health Minister’

PD Leader Godfrey Farrugia today posted a statement on Facebook, slamming the Vitals Global Healthcare (VGH) deal and strongly hinting that he was removed from the post of Health Minister because he...

Updated: May wins no-confidence vote, but still is beset by Brexit

A vote of no confidence in UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been rejected with 325 MPs voting against and 306 MPs voting in favour of the motion....

Appeals Court orders resentencing for man guilty of groping young girl

The Court of Criminal Appeal has ordered the resentencing of a Syrian man found guilty of groping a young Maltese girl. 23 year-old Najm Fahd had been found guilty by a court of magistrates and...

Court of Appeal overturns conviction of three men jailed last summer

The Court of Criminal Appeal has overturned the conviction of three men who had been jailed last summer for smuggling boxes containing over a million contraband cigarettes after it heard that it was...

Brexit negotiations were fully flawed, Alfred Sant says

Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK were fully flawed, LAbour MEP Alfred Sant said today. The UK should have been asked first to clear as a matter of principle and policy what future...

‘Decisive’ meeting on petrol stations to be held today, strike not excluded – GRTU

A decisive meeting between the Malta Chamber of SMEs (GRTU) and the Government is to be held today to discuss the possibility of the Government funding the required €21 million needed to re-fit...

Updated: UK's May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

The U.K. Parliament held a historic vote Tuesday as British Prime Minister Theresa May lobbied for support but braced for defeat of the U.K.'s divorce deal with the European Union. Lawmakers...

PN’s Administrative Committee to meet Wednesday at 5pm - sources

The PN's Administrative Committee is to meet tomorrow at 5pm, sources within the PN told The Malta Independent. Opposition Leader Adrian Delia has faced criticism and arguments that he was...

Explaining the border 'backstop' that halted Brexit deal

Much of the stated opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union centered on the "backstop." The provision was designed to prevent the reintroduction of border...

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