An employee of the State with the job to take care of underage girls at an open shelter used his access and authority, and exploited their vulnerability, isolation and helplessness, to force them into sex. They’re underage so we can call it as it is: he raped them. At this point he is innocent until [...]
If all the loose ends are too much, Simon Busuttil patiently takes you through the 17 Black scandal and why you should be furious right now. If you aren't angry it's because you haven't understood what this is costing you. So watch this.
Employees of companies whose accounts are held up at Satabank for over a month sat down for lunch today at the entrance of the Ernst&Young office in Msida protesting at the "amateurish" way the 'competent person' appointed by the MFSA to administer the bank is managing the crisis there. I spoke to a number of [...]
John Oliver two days ago. Tell me if this is familiar in any way. Parental advisory to the editor of l-orizzont, Brian Hansford and fellow travellers. The video contains frequent use of the f-word. Shudder. For the rest of you grown-ups this is compulsory viewing.
A prosecutor in Bari has declared the case of a woman who thumped a journalist for asking her uncomfortable questions, an act of mafia. For decades we have gone on with the idea that organised crime is for movies and other countries we go to for holidays. It is clear we need to think again. [...]
Malta Today scoops everyone this morning with the news Darren Debono is back in Malta. There have been many reported sightings but Yannick Pace is the first to confirm the news. He doesn't say how he confirms it as his sources appear to be people who actually saw it but there is no quote from [...]
A few days ago I argued editors of independent media should seek the protection of the courts to stop the executive from choosing which journalists to speak to and which to ignore. I made the point after the Institute of Journalists complained Konrad Mizzi only invited One TV and TVM to his press conferences. The [...]
I had been looking for the right quote because I knew he had said it. I found a quote from the eve of the last election saying that if charges were brought against Keith Schembri he would have to resign. I found a report of the prime minister announcing his Cabinet in 2017 and confirming [...]