2019-02-03T09:50:16+01:00Sun, 3rd Feb '19, 09:47|

The Nationalist Party is exactly where Labour want it to be: trailing so far behind they cannot even smell their sweat. MaltaToday’s monthly survey published today shows almost twice as many respondents would vote Labour rather than PN. Month on month the rate of respondents determined not to vote — 13% — remains stable. Those [...]


2019-02-03T09:06:08+01:00Sun, 3rd Feb '19, 09:06|

Watch this feature (in Italian) broadcast on Rai Uno following up on what happened in Slovakia since the murder a year ago of the second journalist assassinated in the EU in recent times. Jan Kuciak's girlfriend, Martina Kusnirova, was killed as well when both were shot in their apartment. https://youtu.be/pJT3KW74rEY The film, by Maria Grazia [...]

Repubblika asks for seat at the table in Constitutional reform talks

2019-02-03T08:41:05+01:00Sun, 3rd Feb '19, 08:37|

Repubblika sent this letter to the President: 1 February, 2019 The PresidentThe PalaceValletta Madame President, Re: Constitutional Reform Repubblika is a non-governmental organisation which was founded to promote civil rights, democracy, the rule of law, freedom of expression, personal liberties, social inclusion, the protection of the environment, economic sustainability and equal opportunity.  Its aim is [...]

THE SUNDAY TIMES: The Shire in the mirror

2019-02-03T08:24:44+01:00Sun, 3rd Feb '19, 08:24|

"Galadriel: Will you look in the mirror? "Frodo: What will I see? "Galadriel: Even the wisest cannot tell. For the mirror shows many things. Things that were, things that are, and some things that have not yet come to pass. "From The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) "It is 2036 and Maltese democracy could [...]

Where’s the Franco għandu raġun brigade?

2019-02-01T09:41:22+01:00Fri, 1st Feb '19, 09:39|

Franco Debono is nothing if not a controversial figure. Actually, he’s a bit more than that. He’s the Commissioner of Laws whom Owen Bonnici described in 2013, when he appointed him to the post, as “responsible for removing conflicting laws and other legislation which the Constitutional Court deemed unconstitutional and in breach of fundamental rights” [...]

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