Let’s look beyond ‘Blue’ and ‘Red’ | Darren Carabott
At 19, DARREN CARABOTT became Malta’s youngest local councillor. At 29, he was elected to Parliament, and replaced PN stalwarts as Chair of the Public Accounts Committee....
[WATCH] ‘Equal opportunities piss-taking’ | Matt Bonanno
He may be the prime suspect, in an alleged attempted ‘carpet-bombing’ of a town numbering more than 23,000 inhabitants; but as far as satirist MATT BONANNO is...
‘Speaking with a smile’ | Colin Fitz

As Comedy Knights celebrates its 10th anniversary, veteran comedian/radio presenter COLIN FITZ looks back at his own formative, comedic influences (some of...

As Comedy Knights celebrates its 10th anniversary, veteran...

‘Qatargate’ is about more than just ‘Qatar’ | Alex Agius Saliba

Labour MEP ALEX AGIUS SALIBA acknowledges that the Qatargate scandal has dealt a crippling blow to both the European Parliament’s credibility, and also...

Labour MEP ALEX AGIUS SALIBA acknowledges that the...

Making Europe work for us again | Peter Agius

The European Union has changed drastically since 2004; and according to...

The European Union has changed drastically since 2004; and...

‘Do the right thing’ | Chris Fearne

Health Minister CHRIS FEARNE strongly rebuts accusations that his government is trying to ‘introduce abortion through the back-door’; insisting...

Health Minister CHRIS FEARNE strongly rebuts accusations...

‘Nothing new under the sun’ | Karl Schembri

It was 20 years ago today (almost) that journalist/author KARL SCHEMBRI...

It was 20 years ago today (almost) that journalist/author...

‘Housing the oppressor’ | Audrey Friggieri

The murder of Bernice Cassar has shocked and outraged the public; but as...

The murder of Bernice Cassar has shocked and outraged the...

Was Megalithic Malta the lost city of Atlantis? It all boils down to probabilities | Anthony Bonanno

A recent Netflix series entitled ‘Ancient Apocalypse’ has reignited an equally ancient controversy: by suggesting that megalithic temples such as...

A recent Netflix series entitled ‘Ancient...

‘I will not rest, until Hondoq is truly safe’ | Paul Buttigieg

Qala mayor PAUL BUTTIGIEG reminisces over 20 years of ‘pressure from...

Qala mayor PAUL BUTTIGIEG reminisces over 20 years of...

Ħondoq is safe from development; but for how long? | Astrid Vella

Environmental NGOs such as Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) are palpably...

Environmental NGOs such as Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar...

[WATCH] Last of the... socialists? | Clyde Caruana

Finance Minister Clyde Caruana defends his budget numbers and tells Kurt...

Finance Minister Clyde Caruana defends his budget numbers...

‘Attractiveness’ is in the eye of the investor | Ronald Attard

RONALD ATTARD, country-managing partner for EY Partheneon, argues that Malta...

RONALD ATTARD, country-managing partner for EY Partheneon,...

Our response to violence cannot be ‘more violence’ | Neil Falzon

Human rights activist NEIL FALZON, of the Aditus Foundation, argues that there...

Human rights activist NEIL FALZON, of the Aditus...

‘We are being proven right, across the board’ | Mark Anthony Sammut

A series of government U-turns and mishaps appears to have boosted the Nationalist Party’s morale. But as its former executive president MARK ANTHONY...

A series of government U-turns and mishaps appears to have...

‘A culture change that needs to happen’ | Carissa Munro

Carissa Munro from the OECD explains the process of consultation that led to...

Carissa Munro from the OECD explains the process of...

We don’t have a planning authority. We have a ‘Permitting Authority’ | Tony Zahra

TONY ZAHRA, President of the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association, warns that a recent carrying-capacity report, commissioned by the MHRA, should serve as...

TONY ZAHRA, President of the Malta Hotels and Restaurants...

Everyone has a part to play in occupational health and safety | Mark Gauci

As Malta reels from the shock of two construction-related fatalities in just three days, OHSA CEO MARK GAUCI calls for collective responsibility among the many...

As Malta reels from the shock of two construction-related...

Homophobia is not a ‘cultural trait’. It’s a choice | Eman Borg Mercieca

This year, Gozo held its first-ever Gay Pride March: hailed as a ‘historic milestone’ for the local gay community. But LGBTI+ Gozo president EMAN...

This year, Gozo held its first-ever Gay Pride March: hailed...

If government values teachers, it should show them more respect | Marco Bonnici

MUT president MARCO BONNICI warns that the education sector should brace itself for more staff shortages, in future… if government continues to foster a...

MUT president MARCO BONNICI warns that the education sector...