Your morning briefing brings you a review of the latest news headlines from Malta, Europe and around the world.
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Gunmen kill six, including a priest during Mass in Burkina Faso
Israel doesn’t exclude possibility of Iranian attack
Four commercial vessels sabotaged in UAE… reports of explosions at Fujairah port denied
6.1 Earthquake strikes in Panama
Poland to introduce harsher sentences for child abuse
Lithuanian PM Skvernelis to step down
Three people found dead in German hotel with crossbow bolts in their bodies
Amsterdam continues drive to curb nuisance from mass tourism…steps against guided tours in Red Light District
Lewis Hamilton claims third win of the season
Manchester City’s retain Premier League crown, in what Pep Guardiola deems as ‘toughest title won in career’
These are the main stories from Malta’s newspaper front pages.
The Times leads with a statement by the Medical Students Association warning that including students from Barts medical school to clinical practice at Mater Dei hospital will deteriorate the quality of the already crowded rotations.
The Malta Independent speaks to Developers Association president Sandro Chetcuti about reports of “rogue” developers. Chetcuti said that the Association is concerned about the bad name some developers and real estate agents are giving to the industry.
The Times quotes head of Insurers Association Adrian Galea who said that breathalyser tests are not enough effective deterrents to motorists, the way that hefty fines from speed cameras are.
The Malta Independent says that NGOs are accusing the Planning Authority of changing policy to restrict access by the public to planning documents. The PA denies this and says that it only gives full information when it is complete.
L-Orizzont says that the current crisis in Libya raises the risk of a re-emergence by ISIS in the country. The paper says there is a lack of security in Libya as warring groups are fighting each other for control.
In-Nazzjon carries a statement by Midwives and Nurses Union president Paul Pace who said that healthcare professionals are suffering from demotivation and even depression. He called for more investment in the sector.
L-Orizzont quotes Prime Minister Joseph Muscat who said that the government created more jobs in the last six years than the 25 before. Speaking at a political event he said that the priority is now quality of life.
In-Nazzjon quotes PN Leader Adrian Delia who said that every vote for Labour Party candidates in the MEP elections is a vote for the European Socialists whose electoral manifesto wants to impose abortion.
Brought to you by CI Consulta BeInformed Media Monitoring Service.
Feature Photo :
Demonstrators burn a US flag during an anti-US rally, to show their support of Iran’s decision to pull out from some part of nuclear deal, in Tehran, Iran, 10 May 2019. Media reported that on 08 May 2019 that President Hassan Rouhani announced Iran’s decision to pull out from part of a 2015 international nuclear deal, a year after US President Trump pulled out of the agreement. The move was formally conveyed to ambassadors to countries remaining inside the deal (Germany, France, Russia, Britain and China).