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MaltaToday - Malta’s fastest growing newspaper

Readership of MaltaToday grew by a staggering 152 percent in under twelve months. This is the conclusion of a survey carried out by ‘Informa’ consultants. The survey confirms that MaltaToday is the fastest growing newspaper on the island with 4.3 percent of the newspaper market share compared to the 6.4 percent of it’s main rival, The Malta Independent on Sunday.
MaltaToday stood at 1.7 percent a year ago. The survey was carried out after the elections. MaltaToday’s increased readership is reflected in this newspaper’s sales records which have shot up during the last year. The Malta Independent on Sunday dropped by 6 percent during the same period.



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EDITORIAL

This is the end of Alfred Mifsud

The vigilance board is an outdated body writes Saviour Balzan

Yesterday, the Labour party Vigilance and Discipline board issued a statement. In itself it was a rare statement. It warned the high profile, but little loved Alfred Mifsud to desist from writing in a way that causes harm to the party...



OPINION

On the right track

Joining the European Socialists as a full member is most welcome and a long awaited evolution in the ongoing development of the Maltese Labour party...



NEWS

PN’s free ride with BICAL funds and Dom Mintoff’s cold guillotine tactics

Unrecorded foreign transactions at the former Bank of Industry Commerce and Agriculture Limited (BICAL) were reportedly used to pay for printing equipment purchased by the Nationalist party, MaltaToday has learned. The transactions, subsequently discovered by Central Bank controllers, led to the closure of the bank in 1972...


MLP vigilance board warns Alfred Mifsud on Sant-bashing

Kurt Sansone
The axe has come down on former Super One chairman Alfred Mifsud. The Labour Party Board for Vigilance and Discipline yesterday publicly warned the candidate that unless he stopped criticising the party in his articles the Board would be "constrained to take ulterior action" against him...


Concern over future prices and availability of medicines

There is concern that new regulations prompted by the EU may mean higher prices for some medicinals with others disappearing from the market...


Changes at quarantine urged by animal welfare groups

Matthew Vella
Animal welfare groups from the Animal Rights Coalition have told MaltaToday the group will be working for changes at the animal quarantine in Luqa when the Animal Welfare Council starts functioning...


Losses at Air Malta: time not right for comment says minister

Kurt Sansone
The management at Air Malta is currently taking stock of the company’s financial situation after it was revealed that the national carrier has accrued a staggering loss of Lm10 million, a figure, which, however, remains publicly unconfirmed by company officials...


MEP asks Commission to investigate alleged Casinò di Venezia share transfer

Matthew Vella
According to Forza Italia MEP Renato Brunetta, the Casinò Municipale di Venezia S.p.a, a public company which generates a third of the Venice municipality’s annual revenue, is currently involved in a major transaction to sell its holding in Vittoriosa Gaming Ltd, which runs the casinò in Malta...


Up to 800 employees to remain at home without work

By Julian Manduca
The denim industry has long- been under threat, both from competition presented by low-wage countries and changing fashion trends. While the long-term prospects remain uncertain, the industry is suffering a decrease in demand and has been badly hit...



Interview

Returning to his cradle

Affable Toni Abela talks a lot. But it is his gift of the gab that makes him one of the most palatable orators on the island. At least, he buys MATTHEW VELLA lunch


People

on the spot... with jotham saliba

Jotham Saliba is Scream Daisy's front man. The voice behind Room 7, Frog Song, Lifesaver and Wolf - Malta's own rock classics.







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