Tuesday 23 July 2024

Sunday Opinion

Hey local councils: What exactly are you responsible for?

June 11, 2024 | No comments

This column first appeared on Malta Today (published on Sunday 9th June) The results of the local council elections won’t […]

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“This is not a TV series” – are you sure about that?

June 4, 2024 | No comments

The show of support whipped up for Joseph Muscat outside the law courts on Tuesday morning resulted in the usual, predictable, knee jerk reactions. (

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For someone to buy your vote, you have to be willing to sell it

May 27, 2024 | No comments

In February 2022, just before the general elections which were held a month later, PM Robert Abela made an electoral promise that if the Labour Government were to be re-elected, full-time students who continue to study at post-secondary level, would be receiving a subsidy of €500 a year over a period of three years.

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To co-ed or not to co-ed, that is the question

May 22, 2024 | No comments

Two Church schools which have been a stalwart for boys’ only education for generations, De La Salle college and Stella Maris college are holding consultation meetings about the possibility of introducing co-education starting from Year 1 students in the 2025/26 scholastic year.

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Vitals inquiry: How did we get to this point?

May 14, 2024 | No comments

A lot has already been written and said about the conclusion of the Vitals inquiry and the 19 people who are being accused of a number of criminal charges.

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Empty seats, student apathy and some ridiculous candidates – welcome to the MEP elections

May 6, 2024 | No comments

In most countries, student activism is a healthy barometer of how the young generation feels about current events.

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The connection between crime and drug addiction

April 30, 2024 | No comments

During a cursory look at the headlines this week, I noticed (not for the first time) that quite a number of news reports were linked to drugs.

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Calculating the worth of a housewife

April 23, 2024 | No comments

The shocking story of a woman who was left with a piece of gauze in her abdomen following a hernia operation, which caused her endless physical pain and emotional distress when her complaints were dismissed, was bad enough in itself.

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Saying “we’re sorry for the inconvenience”, just won’t cut it

April 15, 2024 | No comments

Has everyone fully recovered yet from Wednesday’s nightmare traffic?

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Sounding the death knell for small businesses

April 9, 2024 | No comments

For some mysterious reason, everyone and their brother seems to think that the best business venture at the moment is to open a supermarket.

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