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Ipoll Last Week
Do you agree to a Formula One track in Malta
Alexandra Cremona
Pierre Vella

Yellow Web Pages

This Week
Economic survival, part 2
Adele Muscat
Time to BYOB?

Authorities under pressure to explain swimming ban

The public health department’s notice banning people from swimming along the Bahar ic-Caghaq coastline has triggered speculation that the warning is connected to the ever-growing Maghtab mountain directly opposite.


Alex Sceberras Trigona could return to politics
He took the highly publicised decision not to stand at the 1998 elections and also made it clear that he disagreed with former prime minister Alfred Sant’s decision to go prematurely to the polls. [READ MORE]

Xarabank survey shows even split on EU membership
A new survey conducted by popular television programme Xarabank reveals a sway in public opinion toward the concept of EU membership, with those who have decided on the issue being split almost equally down the middle.


Alex Sceberras Trigona
He has been conspicuous by his absence on the political scene since his decision not to contest the infamous, premature 1998 election. Today, Alex Sceberras Trigona tells MIRIAM DUNN what was behind that decision, how he views the current political scene and whether he plans to stand again for Parliament

A rebel for all causes
He might be controversial, but there is no doubt that many ‘Bormlizi’ love Father Mark Montebello. And they have a track record for defending their heroes, as Kurt Sansone points out

Sport today

Ilic sacked, but is changing the coach enough?
The Malta Football Association finally took the decision that they have had enough of Josif Ilic. Although he still had a year on his contract, the results were mostly a nightmare, while it is no secret that his rapport with many of the players was going from bad to worse.

Local news

Indian ‘Malta Boat Tragedy’ victims’ families to seek compensation
Nearly five years after a number of distraught South Asian illegal immigrants struggled to convince the Italian authorities that 283 of their companions had been killed in a collision in international waters between Malta and Sicily, the truth of their tale is only now emerging

Malta Freeport under threat from Sardinia facility
CMA CGM, one of the Malta Freeport’s main customers, is reportedly holding discussions with Britain's P&O Ports over taking a major stake in the Cagliari International Container Terminal in Sardinia

Shopwise going strong...
...proves to be weathering supermarket storm
Following investigations carried out last week by MaltaToday, facts have surfaced which reveal that last week’s report on the supermarket industry contained information that was factually incorrect as regards the Shopwise supermarket

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Animal Rights

Birgu council gives animals a voice
Many NGOs have highlighted the work that could be done in animal welfare on a local level. Birgu local council, spearheaded by mayor John Boxall, is certainly playing its part in this regard, as KURT SANSONE discovers.

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