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Top Story

George Vella refuses leadership proposal

Labour’s INFLUENTIAL and steadfast MP George Vella, has turned down an offer by two party activists to serve as MLP’s new leader.


 


TOP NEWS

Memo talks of ‘excess deaths’

New hurdle for Sea Malta privatisation

Egyptian bombs send shockwaves


OTHER NEWS

GWU president among sacked Interprint workers

Court says MEPA Director made ‘unfounded accusations’

Revered surgeon struck ‘below the belt’ by colleagues

Alleged drugs trafficker murderer shared prison sentence with victim

Spielberg’s truck catches fire, sabotage ruled out

Malta, “where the locals shoot anything that moves”

No permit for controversial Buskett pruning

Roads only for Commonwealth dictators and dignitaries

The Maltese Falcon soars

Car under police custody dismantled to bare frame

MEA peeved by emphatic criticism

Scouts be prepared… for golf

Commonwealth “confident” of Malta as problems overshadow CHOGM

Ghajn Tuffieha golf site hosts 50 per cent of Maltese flowers

MEPA Auditor calls for “urgent” overhaul of mobile antennae permits

Borg dismisses Commissioner Frattini’s appeal


INTERVIEW

Don’t let me be misunderstood
Nationalist MP Franco Galea’s words in parliament are rightfully met with incredulity, but the young backbencher says that when he talks about asylum policy, he is only echoing the opinions of his constituents. by Matthew Vella


THIS WEEK

The Cat’s Cradle
Cama de Gato gave a fantastic performance at the Malta Jazz Festival last Saturday at Ta’ Liesse. by Erika Brincat


Sports Talk

The Maltese bodybuilder
IFBB Pro Charlie Duca, who lives in Australia, takes the time to talk to Kevin Grech about his bodybuilding career



BUSINESS

Association of Insurance Brokers appoints new chairman and CEO

Monsoon Valley Thai wines

HSBC posts Lm18.5m pre-tax profit for first half of 2005

Regulating mobile gaming

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EDITORIAL
Facing reality
Seven hundred children born yearly outside wedlock, alarmingly high number of separated couples, increasing cohabiting couples, childless married couples seeking IVF treatment, sex changes and openly declared gay couples, all point to a changing Maltese society.


OPINION

The troglodytes
They are fat, coarse, vile and brash. They line the pavements of our villages next to village bars and band clubs. They shout and scream, burn firecrackers, urinate on walls, scratch cars and blaspheme until the early hours of the morning.
- Saviour Balzan

Is our melting pot threatened?
- Michael Falzon

Pension Puzzles
- Anna Mallia


Sports Opinion

In the right direction… almost
- Kevin Grech



LETTERS

Better roads, for a better life?

Attard local council’s executive secretary

Inspired by Lorna Vassallo

Noise pollution at Marsaskala

No active participation

Sant & Mugliett acted correctly

Seeking an aunt

Ombudsman contradicts PM statement

Far from truth

I strongly protest

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