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  • Zaniolo fires Roma to Conference League triumph over Feyenoord 25 May 2022
    Nicolo Zaniolo won Roma their first ever major European trophy on Wednesday with the only goal in a 1-0 win over Feyenoord in the inaugural Europa Conference League final. Italy international Zaniolo struck with a well-taken finish in the 32nd minute to earn Roma their first trophy of any kind since 2008 and cap a […]
  • French court blocks 'burkinis' in council's pools 25 May 2022
    A French court stepped into a row over the wearing of burkinis in municipal swimming pools, suspending a council's decision to allow Muslim women to wear them. The administrative court in the Alpine city of Grenoble blocked the rule change by the council there, arguing that it "seriously violated the principle of neutrality in public […]
  • MP reveals own childhood bullying in parliament speech on Texas massacre 25 May 2022
    A Labour MP on Wednesday opened up about how he was bullied when growing up during an adjournment speech in Parliament. Newly elected MP Malcolm Paul Agius Galea linked his experience to the Texas school shooting on Tuesday during which a teenage gunman killed at least 19 young children and two teachers at a primary […]
  • Parliament gives Femicide Bill a second reading 25 May 2022
    Members of parliament passed the second reading on the government's bill to introduce femicide into the criminal code, on Wednesday. The bill, tabled in February before parliament was dissolved prior to the March general election, was tabled again this week by new Justice Minister Jonathan Attard.  It lays out circumstances when a homicide, or attempted […]
  • Government revenue in 2020 was nearly €1 billion below projections 25 May 2022
    The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in €967 million less government revenue than projected for 2020, the National Audit Office has found. That year, the Commissioner for Revenue collected €2.43 billion, a shortfall of €796 million, while Customs collected €267 million, €86.5 million lower than the projection. The NAO said the country’s anticipated economic goals did not […]
  • Casino games with the best odds 25 May 2022
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  • Sonique Gatt wins COJI gold in Hammer event 25 May 2022
    Maltese athlete Sonique Gatt won the country’s first gold medal of this year’s COJI Jeux des Îles on Wednesday when she placed first in the Hammer event. Later on, Malta added a silver medal through Kareem Chouhal’s second-placed finish in Shot Put. The Games which are taking place between Wednesday and Sunday, are being held […]
  • Farmers are struggling, as the Ukraine war hits production 25 May 2022
    Local farmers are struggling to absorb the financial blow brought about by increased production costs triggered by the Russia’s war on Ukraine. From the price of animal feed and plant fertiliser, to the cost of greenhouse plastic sheets – every step of their production line has become more expensive. But the competition from imports, together […]
  • WHO countries seek better guard for next pandemic 25 May 2022
    Countries meeting at the World Health Organization this week are thrashing out how to prepare for future pandemics - amid warnings that the planet is wide open to the next crisis. WHO emergencies director Michael Ryan said Wednesday that infectious diseases were being amplified by weak public health services and poorly-managed urban settings. Citing the […]
  • Swieqi United to bring Man. Utd youth to Malta 25 May 2022
    The Manchester United Under-13 squad will be travelling to Malta from June 2-5 as the special guests of the KHS U-13 Cup. The Cup, to be held in collaboration between local football club Swieqi United and football camp organisers Know How Soccer (KHS), will feature eight youth teams, seven of which will be Maltese clubs, […]
  • New Range Rover Sport: Redefining sporting luxury 25 May 2022
    The new Range Rover Sport redefines sporting luxury, effortlessly combining assertive and instinctive on-road performance with trademark Range Rover refinement, progressive design sophistication and connected convenience. The third-generation model is the most desirable, advanced and dynamically capable yet. A suite of powerful and efficient powertrains includes six-cylinder extended range Electric Hybrids, a potent new V8 […]
  • Slovenia political newcomer Golob to be appointed PM 25 May 2022
    Slovenia's parliament met on Wednesday to appoint political newcomer liberal Robert Golob as prime minister after his party defeated conservative veteran Janez Jansa in a general election last month. Golob's Freedom Movement (GS) party won more than a third of votes in the April 24 election after mass protests over the previous government's crackdown on […]
  • Ibrahimovic out ‘seven to eight months’ after knee surgery 25 May 2022
    Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be out of action for seven to eight months after the veteran striker underwent successful knee surgery, new Serie A champions AC Milan announced on Wednesday. In a statement, Milan said that the 40-year-old striker went under the knife in the French city of Lyon on Wednesday, an operation which the club […]
  • Hospitality sector looks to raise standards with new quality assurance program 25 May 2022
    Malta's hospitality sector has launched a new quality assurance standard that seeks to incentivise industry players at all levels to up their game.  The STAR Journey initiative, launched on Wednesday, will allow participating establishments to earn certification in four areas: safety, tutorship, accommodation and restaurants. The program was developed by the Meditteranea Tourism Foundation in […]
  • The wait is finally over: ID. Buzz pre-sales start 25 May 2022
    Pre-sales of the new ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo have started in Germany and most European markets. The zero-emission all-rounder can be ordered from this date – whether as an electric bus for the family, leisure activities or business, or as a delivery vehicle for companies. With the start of pre-sales, Volkswagen’s electric strategy […]
  • Farsons EBITDA climbs to pre-pandemic levels 25 May 2022
    The MSE equity price index snapped a four-day losing streak as it rebounded by 0.96% to 3,705.202 points. Farsons, MIA, BOV and FIMBank closed the day higher while only MIDI trended in negative territory. Meanwhile, Malta Properties Company plc stayed at the 50c5 level on trivial volumes. Overall trading activity in equities amounted to €0.14 […]
  • Stonemason denied bail over non-consensual sexual acts with 32-year-old woman 25 May 2022
    A 52-year old stonemason charged with unwanted sexual advances towards a woman 20 years his junior was denied bail upon his arraignment on Wednesday. The Żebbuġ man, whose name was banned under court order to safeguard the identity of his victim, was escorted to court under arrest, pleading not guilty to non-consensual sex which allegedly […]
  • Businesses lament gridlocked visa processing system 25 May 2022
    The system processing visa applications from potential workers is gridlocked, leading to a human resource crisis that is costing the country’s economy millions of euros, according to the Chamber of SMEs. The chamber said businesses are facing “unprecedented pressure” due to a “human resources crisis” because of gridlock in the system of processing visas from […]
  • Neymar wants to stay at PSG despite rumours over his future 25 May 2022
    Neymar says he would like to stay at French champions Paris Saint-Germain despite rarely justifying his world record fee of 222 million euros ($236 million) and amid rumours the club would like him to leave. The 30-year-old Brazilian signed an extension to his contract last year taking him up to 2025. However, another disappointing season […]
  • Watch: In Rome's subway, NATO tests anti-terrorism technology 25 May 2022
    A monitor in a Rome subway station displays the green, 3D image of seemingly a random passenger - the assault rifle strapped across his torso glowing red on the screen. In this case, the radar image was of a participant in the public test of a three-year NATO project aimed at detecting explosives and weapons […]