Cannabis reform is one vote away from becoming law
Opposition MPs raise a number of concerns on cannabis reform in committee stage but do not put forward substantial amendments
Bi-partisan support in parliament for hate crime law to protect people with a disability and elderly
Julia Farrugia Portelli pilots changes that will make it a criminal act to propagate hate against people because of their disability and old age • Opposition to support Bill
Individual treated for 'exotic animal' bite at Mater Dei Hospital this month

Health Minister Chris Fearne tells parliament an individual was treated for minor injuries at hospital after being bitten by an 'exotic animal',...

Health Minister Chris Fearne tells parliament an individual...

New compensation scheme for former drydocks employees suffering from asbestosis unveiled

A new scheme to compensate employees who suffered or passed away due to asbestosis has been unveiled

A new scheme to compensate employees who suffered or passed...

Courts deleting public judgements through unfettered power by legal notice

Director of law courts can solely determine if person has “valid grounds” to have court judgement deleted from public website

Director of law courts can solely determine if person...

PN calls for government intervention after 40 pig farms close down in four years

Nationalist Party appeals for protection of local food supply, through subsidised animal feed • Alleges fraud on frozen imported meat sold...

Nationalist Party appeals for protection of local food...

COVID-19: New cases rise to 106, two in ITU as hospitalisations stable

COVID-19 update 30 November | 106 new cases • 1,188 active cases • 12 patients in hospital, 2 in ITU • vaccine booster doses...

COVID-19 update 30 November | 106 new cases •...

Police unions up in arms over 'deteriorating' working conditions of district officers

Malta Police Union files industrial dispute claiming deteriorating conditions of work inside police force • Police Officers Union requests...

Malta Police Union files industrial...

'Resign', protestors tell Anglu Farrugia and Rosianne Cutajar

‘We cannot go on like this’ activists say in Monday night protest...

‘We cannot go on like this’ activists say in...

[WATCH] Parliament debates Speaker’s behaviour: Opposition wants overhaul of Standards Committee

Deputy Speaker Claudette Buttigieg rules that a motion presented by Bernard Grech for an urgent debate on the Speaker’s behaviour can go ahead...

Deputy Speaker Claudette Buttigieg rules that a motion...

COVID-19: 95 new cases, two patients in ITU

29 November COVID-19 update | 95 new cases • 1,136 active cases • 15...

29 November COVID-19 update | 95 new cases • 1,136...

[WATCH] Gale force winds expected in coming hours, fast ferry services to Gozo halted

Gozo Fast Ferry and Virtu Ferries Gozo have halted operations until further notice as strong winds batter Maltese islands

Gozo Fast Ferry and Virtu Ferries Gozo have halted...

Over-50s can now register for the COVID-19 booster dose

Health authorities hope to have all those aged 50 and over vaccinated with the...

Health authorities hope to have all those aged 50 and over...

Ministry plays down risk of proposed legal cannabis clubs feeding the black market

Equality Ministry says anybody caught distributing cannabis outside the parameters of the proposed reform will still face serious trafficking charges •...

Equality Ministry says anybody caught distributing cannabis...

Legal cannabis could see surpluses diverted to dark web

Success of the removal of restrictions on cannabis depends on enforcing the...

Success of the removal of restrictions on cannabis depends...

Black Friday success for electronic stores hampered by supply issues

Chamber of SMEs monitoring ongoing developments with new COVID-19 variant

Chamber of SMEs monitoring ongoing developments with new...

PN: Home Affairs minister should resign over misuse of prison radiation scanners by guards

Prison officials were instructed to override a security feature embedded in the prison’s x-ray scanners, prompting the scanners to carry out further scans

Prison officials were instructed to override a security...

COVID-19: Hospitalisations rise to 15, 72 new cases

28 November COVID-19 update | 72 new cases • 1,080 active cases • 15...

28 November COVID-19 update | 72 new cases • 1,080...

Roselyn Borg Knight withdraws PN candidacy

PN international secretary Roselyn Borg Knight will not contests general...

PN international secretary Roselyn Borg Knight will not...

[WATCH] PM: Cannabis law a ‘second chance’ for individuals who are not criminals

Prime Minister Robert Abela insists government is taking a ‘harm-reduction’ approach, and new legislation will not incentivise cannabis use

Prime Minister Robert Abela insists government is taking a...