Luke Vella joined MaltaToday as a reporter in 2021

Loujin, young girl who died of thirst after delayed rescue buried in Crete
Activist who documented the case of four-year-old Loujin calls for Europe to...
Unions present united front on cost of living mechanism in exceptional circumstances
Budget 2023
Unions want meeting with government on workings of COLA mechanism in...
Malta Refugee Council demands inquiry into tragic death of young Loujin
The four-year-old Syrian refugee died of thirst at sea in Malta’s search...
Daily €1 million spend on energy subsidies unsustainable, say Greens
ADPD calls for targeted assistance, so that money could be better invested in...
PN says taxpayers absorbed risks, not profits in 'secretive' SOCAR side agreement
Government signed a multi-million-euro financial guarantee to...
Qala local council appeals Joseph Portelli's ODZ swimming pools in Qala
Mayor Paul Buttigieg says the Planning Commission approved ODZ development...
Motorcyclist critically injured in Victoria collision
Court & Police
The motorcycle collided with a car at around 6:30pm on Friday
A thousand flights cancelled over Friday's French air traffic control strike, Air Malta flights delayed
Air Malta's flights from Paris and to and from Lyon scheduled for Friday...
'Almost a certainty that Max was taken': Visually impaired boy's therapy dog still missing
A €1,000 reward is being offered for Max with no questions asked
Bernard Grech accuses Prime Minister of dragging his feet on key appointments
Nationalist Party leader Bernard Grech says that he has not yet been...
Noisier Valletta at night prompts more refund requests from tourists, hotel lobby warns
MHRA calls on government to suspend and re-evaluate legal notice allowing music...
Man dies after fall at a construction site in Gozo
Court & Police
A 29-year-old man is the second construction site fatality in three days
Inquiry launched into anonymous threats Magistrate Nadine Lia received by mail
Magistrate Nadine Lia, the daughter-in-law of Joseph Muscat's lawyer, has...
Elderly man grievously injured with a ploughing machine in Gozo
Court & Police
The 72-year-old was working a field in Għajnsielem on Tuesday morning
Summer power cuts reduced by 34% over previous year, Enemalta says
A record day-peak electricity demand of 581 megawatts was recorded on 7 July...
PN launches political formation programme, STEP
STEP – Systematic Training for Effective Politics is targeting...
Legislation must be put into practice with more LGBTIQ+ representation in society - ADPD
On the occasion of Malta Pride 2022 the Greens say that the battle for...
Chamber proposes point system at the Planning Authority
The lobby group’s proposal would require applications to obtain a minimum...
Man grievously injured after falling from a ladder
Court & Police
The 49-year-old fell from a one-storey height whilst carrying out some...
Malta had an average of two suicide deaths per month for the past 11 years
On World Suicide Prevention Day, the Commissioner For The Rights of Persons...