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Mnajdra grant released at last

The World Monuments Fund has finally released the first payment of the grant awarded for the conservation of the Mnajdra temples.
By Miriam Dunn

Church refuses to enter EU debate

The Curia is sticking to its guns by refusing to enter the argument of whether Malta should become a full member of the European Union, despite a rekindled call made by ‘Iva’ spokeswoman, Joanna Drake, for it to do so. [READ MORE]

Harsher penalties for animal cruelty

The risible fines which the courts are forced to mete out in cases of animal cruelty should be a thing of the past in the very near future, according to the chief government vet, Lino Vella.


Charles Camilleri
Despite his parents’ misgivings, followed his instincts and took up a musical career that has been hugely successful, both here and abroad. Today he tells RAMONA DEPARES about his decision to gamble on a career in music and the road he took to achieving his goals.

Sport today

Will Held bring Malta out of the wilderness?
After huge pressure from most of the media for a radical change at the top, the sacking of Josif Ilic and appointment of his replacement - Siegfred Held - was very sudden.


In troubled waters
Nobody seems to give a sh** about the state of our sea, even though we’re swimming in plenty of it, says James Debono

Local news

Experts believe sea tests will show heavy metal residue
SOURCES CLOSE to the authorities yesterday told MaltaToday that further tests will probably show that the seawater in the Bahar ic-Caghaq area has heavy metal residue in it from the Maghtab landfill

Foreign investors set to seal deal with Price Club
A solution seems to be on the horizon for the troubled Price Club chain of supermarkets.
Rumours have been rife that the supermarket giant was in severe financial difficulty recently, fuelled by emergency talks the directors held with creditors and the shops’ empty shelves

Attards expected to be released from confinement
By David Lindsay It is expected that the Attard family will be released from their self-induced confinement in their Xaghra, Gozo home today or tomorrow – following the full publication of their story in the UK

Worker wins around Lm2,000 for political transfer
A government worker was granted around Lm2,000 after an industrial tribunal ruled this week that he was the victim of a political transfer.


Better rights for animals in the pipeline
In the last of our series looking at animal welfare, RAMONA DEPARES spoke to chief government vet, Lino Vella, about the scope of the newly-proposed legislation and how we can ensure it will work


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