Luke
Vella

Luke Vella joined MaltaToday as a reporter in 2021

Missing SVPR patient Karmenu Fino is body found in Birzebbugia
Court & Police
A heavily decomposed body was found in Birżebbuġa on 14 July • Fino...
PN slams 'unacceptable, irresponsible and unjust' university budget cuts
National
Opposition questions whether further cuts are planned to the budgets for social...
Three persons arrested after attempting to set a boat on fire
Court & Police
People were seen throwing a lit object on a boat at the Sliema Strand
BirdLife wants hunting season postponed after poachers target 40 birds of prey in two days
National
BirdLife writes to Prime Minister Robert Abela calling for the hunting...
Woman, 23, dies after being hit by bus in Birkirkara
Court & Police
A Malta Public Transport bus hit the woman at Notabile road early in the...
Bernard Grech shies away from Giglio's gung-ho attitude, cautions against anti-foreigner sentiment
National
The Opposition leader says the issue of security should not turn into a...
Minister willing to publish Palazzo Vilhena restaurateur’s contract
National
Owen Bonnici says he believes Heritage Mata does well to generate income for...
Gozo tourism lobby calls for fixed wing air link between islands
National
The Gozo Tourism Association says a proposed Malta-Gozo road tunnel...
Police raids in Valletta and Marsa lead to 10 arrests related to drug trafficking
Court & Police
Two Valletta residences were allegedly being used for drug preparation and...
Teen critically injured after falling off Għajn Tuffieħa cliffs
Court & Police
The 17-year-old fell from a height of around six storeys near the Riviera beach...
Two men arrested over Ħamrun brawl, a further 11 identified
Court & Police
The two men stand accused of injuring two men during a brawl on Thursday 
Foreigners who violate Maltese laws should be immediately deported, says PN
National
PN proposes that the armed forces start participating more actively in law...
Government abandoned pledge to protect vulnerable from inflation, say Greens
National
ADPD says that government was not protecting the lowest earners from the cost...
PM on Ħamrun brawl: 'No one will be permitted to turn our communities into jungles'
National
The Prime Minister says that foreigners that broke the law were not worthy of...
PM says COLA will be 'substantially' more than in previous years, same mechanism to remain
National
Robert Abela says that Malta will still have its national airline
Eddie Fenech Adami to be discharged from hospital on Saturday
National
The former prime minister and president was admitted to hospital on Friday...
Maltese arrested in Sicily with around 18kg of marijuana
Court & Police
The man was about to embark on a trip to Malta, when 143 bags...
Activists call on government to withdraw Mediterraneo's zoo licence
National
Three dolphins died within the span of a month at the Mediterraneo water park...
[WATCH] Shooting in Dingli: Victim is Simblija landowner Noel Ciantar, shooter still on the run
Court & Police
Police believe the aggressor could still be armed and a search is underway to...
Man arrested at airport after heroin find in luggage false compartment
Court & Police
A man was arrested on arrival in Malta from Brussels after drugs...