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Ipoll Last Week
A safe age to drink
Joe Farrugia
Joseph Chetcuti

MaltaToday campaign
Animal Rights
When animal welfare is natural
The deputy leader of the Labour party, Joe Brincat, is as well known for his love of animals as for his political career. Today he tells MIRIAM DUNN what he believes can be done to improve animal rights in Malta and the challenges NGOs and the authorities face along the way

Yellow Web Pages

This week

Short-circuiting spirituality and other scribblings

Victor Vassallo

 What’s in a name?

In an interview published today, deputy leader George Vella admits that he was not surprised the Labour party lost some support following the extraordinary party conference in 1998.

Culture minister Louis Galea yesterday threw the ball back into the court of the World Monument Fund over the length of time it has taken for a $50,000 grant to help conserve the Mnajdra temples to materialis. [READ MORE]


George Vella
MLP deputy leader speaks to Miriam Dunn about that extraordinary party conference, and how the Labour party has picked up the pieces since

Sport today

Balzan’s future is in safe hands

Coach Stephen Azzopardi spoke to Ray Abdilla, who told him about his dream to become coach of Valletta and to be involved within the national team.

Local news

Conflict of interest in Kalkara saga
Chameleons, a reptilian species, inhabit the Kalkara valley and are under threat from planned development in the area.

Refalo heavily criticised over call for two more golf courses
Environmentalists, including Friends of the Earth Malta, were shocked last Sunday when they read a MaltaToday interview with Tourism minister Michael Refalo, in which he expressed his view that Malta could very well do with not just one, but two more golf courses.

The police sacking mystery
MaltaToday can confirm that the three police officers who were sacked last month, will be instituting a court case shortly against the Police Commissioner and the Prime Minister.

Wages and conditions of Malta’s police force
The wages and conditions of Malta’s police force were thrown back into the spotlight last week when Opposition spokesman Gavin Gulia claimed that officers from the Administrative Law Enforcement section were not being paid overtime to testify in court.

MLP’s EU stance ‘xenophobic’ – Irish Green politician
The Malta Labour Party’s EU position is similar to the position adopted by the Irish Socialist Party, back in the seventies, according to Irishman Tom Simpson.

Church chastised for being silent on green issues
Fr Sean McDonagh, an Irish priest who has worked for several years with tribal people in the Philippines, believes that the Church is blind on environmental issues.


At the mountain of madness
David Pace takes a trip to Planet Maghtab, and what he sees brings him down to earth with a bump

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