Malta’s answer to ‘Roe vs Wade’? ‘Roe(sianne) vs Roe(berta)!’
Raphael Vassallo
Our politicians are beginning to actually touch upon the real issues surrounding abortion, for the very first time. Who knows? Our own ‘Roe(sianne) versus...
A ‘blunder’ of gargantuan proportions
What happened in court was more than just a classic miscarriage of justice but a sort of debacle that can only raise serious doubts about the administration of justice in...
Andrea Prudente case: No country for pregnant women
Raphael Vassallo

Here is what Maltese MPs seem intent on telling us: ‘Sorry, but no....

Here is what Maltese MPs seem intent on telling us:...

The PN’s recurring nightmare
Michael Falzon

By opting to be a confessional party – that historically it never was – the PN would be supported by a minority of voters and will never become the...

By opting to be a confessional party – that...

You need to treat people like you expect them to treat you
Josanne Cassar

How can you be making the sign of the cross one minute and spitefully turning...

How can you be making the sign of the cross one minute and...

Legislators are there to legislate: not pontificate

Andrea Prudente was not the first woman who needed protection, and she will...

Andrea Prudente was not the first woman who needed...

Giving our active youth tools to change the world
Cyrus Engerer

We must motivate and encourage engagement. Rather than seeing activism as a...

We must motivate and encourage engagement. Rather than...

Ice world: Antarctica’s riskiest glacier under assault from below
The Conversation

Ice is still ice – it doesn’t move that fast no matter what is...

Ice is still ice – it doesn’t move that fast no...

‘The dog ate my government’
Raphael Vassallo

In just a few words, Robert Abela effectively exposed the sheer non-existence of a government that allowed itself to be ‘gobbled up’ by the...

In just a few words, Robert Abela effectively exposed the...

COVID: not a time to let our guard down

Today’s considerable number of infections - which would have shocked the nation two years ago or less – now hardly even makes the news headlines

Today’s considerable number of infections - which...

Malta at NATO: island perspective adds value to the debate
Frank Psaila

Faced with Russia’s aggression of Ukraine, Malta, whilst remaining a...

Faced with Russia’s aggression of Ukraine, Malta,...

Visit Rwanda!
Michael Falzon

Is Boris Johnson using the Rwanda and the Northern Ireland issues to divert attention and so help him cling on to power despite the mutiny by his own MPs over...

Is Boris Johnson using the Rwanda and the Northern Ireland...

The fastest (and most infuriating) u-turn in history...
Raphael Vassallo

And I am sorry to have to conclude on such a dismal note, but: let’s face...

And I am sorry to have to conclude on such a dismal note,...

Keep moving, nothing to see here... just another week of bizarre headlines
Josanne Cassar

A suspected homicide following an argument in St Paul’s Bay, a man in danger of dying after an argument in St...

A suspected homicide following...

The Plain Truth
Saviour Balzan

Politicians have to learn to see the wider interest of society and communities and not only the narrow ones. The Plain Truth is that nothing can...

Politicians have to learn to see the wider interest of...

Crime-fighting requires resources, not just words

Maltese criminality has evolved beyond the levels we were accustomed to in...

Maltese criminality has evolved beyond the levels we...

Safety and dignity must be assured for all | Samar Mazloum

Samar Mazloum, UNHCR Representative to Malta | UNHCR stands ready to...

Samar Mazloum, UNHCR Representative to Malta | UNHCR...

Naïve? Joe Giglio? Not quite…
Raphael Vassallo

By taking such clear, unequivocal aim at the very source of all this ‘Evangelical Trust’, Joe Giglio has also forced the Nationalist Party –...

By taking such clear, unequivocal aim at the very source of...

Extremism might ‘get you somewhere’, in the end

The upshot, of course, is that nothing ever gets done at all, about the...

The upshot, of course, is that nothing ever gets done at...

Panic, horror and chaos: what went wrong at the Champions League final | Daniel Silverstone, Jan Ludvigsen
The Conversation

Rarely are fans solely to blame when things go wrong – yet that has been the dominant discourse in this case: first blaming fans’ 'late...

Rarely are fans solely to blame when things go wrong...