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Teen gang deportation plan a ‘death sentence’, Sudanese leaders warn

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Melbourne – Australia A proposal to crack down on African street gangs by deporting offenders as young as 16 would effectively condemn them to “death sentences”, Sudanese community leaders have warned. With Melbourne facing a recent outbreak of youth crime, Federal Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has said he is considering strengthening laws to automatically cancel the visas […]

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L-ateu wkoll jaħseb dwar Alla – L-Isqof Grech

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Mal-ħsibijiet ta’ kif wieħed se jimla butu, kemm jekk ateu jew nisrani, moħħu jkun itektek ukoll b’domandi dwar Alla. Dan il-kliem qalu l-Isqof ta’ Għawdex, Mario Grech f’intervent fuq RTK 103FM, fl-okkażjoni ta’ awgurju tas-sena t-tajba lill-poplu Malti u Għawdxi. L-isqof ikompli jgħid li skontu, kull bniedem li jixxennaq li jgħix ħajja bis-sens, indirettament ikun qed […]

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Government snubs PN call for committee hearing on Vitals hospitals sale, House debate set for 17 January

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By Tia Reljic On 17 January, Parliament will be discussing the sale of St Lukes, Karin Grech, and the Gozo General Hospital by Vitals Global Healthcare to the American Steward Health Care The government this morning dismissed a call by the Opposition for Parliament’s Healthcare Committee to discuss the sale of three Maltese hospitals by Vitals […]

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Three police officers caught with cocaine in Paceville raid

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By Paul Cocks Two of the three officers are members of the Rapid Intervention Unit The home affairs minister has confirmed that two officers of the Rapid Intervention Unit and a newly-badged constable are to be arraigned soon, after having been discovered to be in possession of cocaine during a raid before Christmas. Two officers […]

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Hot day mid-40s predicted for Melbourne

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Melbourne – Australia Victoria will also experience high temperatures today, with the mercury set to soar past 40 degrees Celsius. Temperatures in Mildura and Birchip are expected to reach a state high of 44C, while nearby Ouyen, Swan Hill and Kerang are set for 43C. Further south, the weather bureau is forecasting Horsham to reach […]

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Nadur in Pictures

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Nadur – Gozo. Pictures of Ramla in Nadur, Gozo. Thank you to our photographer Mario Muscat for the lovely pictures. By Mario Muscat Dar tal-Merwel Ramla Valley Ramla seashore

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Approvat ir-restawr fuq Bieb is-Sultan f’Ħaż-Żabbar

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Zabbar – Malta d-daħla ta’ Notre Dame f’Ħaż Żabbar se tingħata ħajja ġdida hekk kif il-Kummissjoni tal-Ippjanar approvat il-proġett. Ix-xogħol li mistenni jsir fuq dan il-bieb storiku, magħruf aktar bħala Bieb is-Sultan jinkludi restawr estern, l-iskavar u rikostruzzjoni ta’ parti mill-foss oriġinali li jinsab madwar il-monument u l-istallazzjoni ta’ lift panoramiku. Il-lift mistenni jagħti aċċess […]

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Imut l-Isqof Emanuel Barbara

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Malindi – Kenya L’ Eccellenza Tieghu Monsinjur Isqof Emanuel Barbara OFM Cap. kien habib kbir tal-Konfraternita tal=Kavalieri ta’ San Pietru u San Pawl. Fl-24 ta’ Gunju. 2017 qaddes fil-Bazilika tan-Nadur ghal kavalieri ta’ San Pietru u San Pawl. Tħabbret il-mewt ta’ Mons. Emanuel Barbara, l-Isqof ta’ Malindi fil-Kenja, fl-età ta’ 68 sena. L-Isqof Barbara, li […]

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Teen accused of kicking police officer in the face back in custody for bail breach

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Melbourne – Australia https://tenplay.com.au/news/national/2018/1/4/rank-and-fury A teenager who allegedly kicked a police officer in face is back in police custody for breaching his bail conditions just days after he was controversially released. The 17-year-old, who cannot be identified, is charged with assaulting police – an offence that carries a mandatory jail term of six months – after he […]