Born into Birdlife… | Mark Sultana
Birdlife Malta celebrated its 60th anniversary last Tuesday. CEO MARK SULTANA looks back, at an NGO which almost literally started out in his own living room…
Cannabis may be legal. But it’s not a ‘free-for-all’ | Mariella Dimech
Malta will not become ‘another Amsterdam’; for as MARIELLA DIMECH – executive chairperson of the newly-formed Authority on the Responsible Use of Cannabis...
It starts with ‘Aw, ġisem!’… it ends in femicide | Marceline Naudi

The brutal rape and murder of 29-year-old Paulina Dembska seems to have shattered our perceptions of Malta as a ‘safe country for women’; but as...

The brutal rape and murder of 29-year-old Paulina Dembska...

You can’t fool around with science | Philip Fenech

Malta’s tourism sector has just been dealt a critical blow by the Omicron...

Malta’s tourism sector has just been dealt a critical...

The EU is not in a position to solve problems | Alfred Sant

Former Prime Minister (now MEP) ALFRED SANT admits that his own opinions about...

Former Prime Minister (now MEP) ALFRED SANT admits that his...

‘Money talks’. But people can shout louder | Claire Bonello

Environmentalists have recently won a few important battles in their struggle...

Environmentalists have recently won a few important battles...

Suicide is too complex to be reduced to ‘clickbait’ | Gail Debono

Newly-appointed president of the Chamber of Psychologists, GAIL DEBONO, urges...

Newly-appointed president of the Chamber of Psychologists,...

Everyone has a part to play in the fight against climate change | Cyrus Engerer

Fresh from the COP26 conference in Glasgow, MEP CYRUS ENGERER admits to being ‘disappointed’ by the final outcome. Nonetheless, he is confident...

Fresh from the COP26 conference in Glasgow, MEP CYRUS...

If you want science, you go to a scientist: not a trapper | Axel Hirschfeld

The European Commission has just initiated court action against Malta, for opening a ‘trapping season for research purposes’. AXEL HIRSCHFELD, of...

The European Commission has just initiated court action...

Climate change will not wait for us to take action | Stefano Moncada

On paper, the climate change commitments undertaken by politicians – both...

On paper, the climate change commitments undertaken by...

Why are we killing off our own language? | Trevor Zahra

Award-winning author TREVOR ZAHRA has already sounded a warning about the slow...

Award-winning author TREVOR ZAHRA has already sounded a...

Before changing government, you have to change yourself | Adrian Delia

A year since his turbulent replacement as PN leader, ADRIAN DELIA shows no sign of bitterness or resentment over his own fall from power. But he warns that the...

A year since his turbulent replacement as PN leader, ADRIAN...

‘Pre-election budget?’ Absolutely not | Clyde Caruana

A budget which raises benefits instead of taxes is usually a sure-fire sign...

A budget which raises benefits instead of taxes is usually...

The unquantifiable cost of construction to our society | Lino Briguglio

As any accountant will tell you, the value of a company is measured by its ‘assets versus liabilities’. But Prof. LINO BRIGUGLIO, of the University...

As any accountant will tell you, the value of a company is...

‘The European Union is not a bank’ | Iratxe Garcia-Perez

Socialist MEPs are currently in Malta for an external conference entitled...

Socialist MEPs are currently in Malta for an external...

All the lonely people… | Alfred Grixti

Covid-19 has arguably brought about greater awareness of mental health issues than ever before. But it may also have exposed the limits of our country’s...

Covid-19 has arguably brought about greater awareness of...

Discipline must be tempered with dignity | Beppe Fenech Adami

Malta’s prison is once again under scrutiny, after two warders have been...

Malta’s prison is once again under scrutiny, after...

The value of land is not measured only in euros | Mario Cardona, Malcolm Borg

A law protecting tenant farmers from eviction was recently declared ‘unconstitutional’: sending shockwaves through Malta’s tiny farming...

A law protecting tenant farmers from eviction was recently...

Malta has so many worlds to discover | Rebecca Anastasi

Malta-made short film ‘Luzzu’ has wowed international audiences,...

Malta-made short film ‘Luzzu’ has wowed...

The PN’s rejuvenation is a ‘work in progress’ | Michael Piccinino

At 26 years of age, newly-elected PN secretary-general MICHAEL PICCININO arguably represents the younger, more forward-looking elements of the Nationalist...

At 26 years of age, newly-elected PN secretary-general...