14 books to compete for non-fiction prize

2022-05-03T15:31:29+02:00Tue, 3rd May '22, 15:28|

My second book The Third Siege of Malta, edited by Alessandra Dee Crespo, has made the ‘long list’ for the National Book Prize 2021 in the Literary Non-Fiction category. The long list is the full list of publications deemed eligible for participation in the competition. The Third Siege of Malta, published by MidSea Book, faces [...]

Labour Party dodges questions on whether it accepted donations from Yorgen Fenech’s businesses

2022-05-03T10:22:21+02:00Tue, 3rd May '22, 10:22|

Questions put by this website to Ronald Vassallo, spokesman for the Labour Party, on whether the Labour Party accepted funds from the Tumas Group since its former CEO, Yorgen Fenech, was charged with murdering Daphne Caruana Galizia, were sidestepped. Ronald Vassallo only replied to one of three questions put to him concerning whether at any [...]

PN Deputy Leader Robert Arrigo alleges PN recently received funds from Tumas Group; later retracts

2022-05-03T10:18:11+02:00Tue, 3rd May '22, 10:18|

At Sunday’s urgent PN Administrative Committee, the PN’s Deputy Leader Robert Arrigo informed the committee the PN had recently accepted donations from Ray Fenech, uncle of Yorgen Fenech and his successor as CEO of the Tumas family business, sources say. This website asked the PN whether it had received funds “from the Tumas Group and [...]

Dead certainty

2022-05-03T09:22:59+02:00Tue, 3rd May '22, 09:22|

Today is World Press Freedom Day. In a small city in the Friuli region of the north of Italy there's a secular Via Crucis of journalists remembered as martyrs for truth. An association of young writers and actors called Le Ombre (The Shadows) last Saturday marked World Press Freedom Day by leading a group of citizens [...]

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