Freedom House: government use of spyware creates human rights crisis
Governments’ use of spyware technology is increasing, giving them
Zammit Lewis’ certificate
Edward Zammit Lewis was feeling the heat.  Visibly angry
Slovak journalists to face charges for revealing spy-for-hire in Jan Kuciak case
Two journalists from Slovak independent media platform Dennik N
Two consortia accuse Minister Ian Borg of breaching procurement rules on Gozo tunnel project
A controversial project to construct an underwater tunnel between
Portelli and the politicians
Joseph Portelli, the Gozitan building contractor who appeared out
Government spent at least €89.2 million on questionable direct orders since July 2020
Just five of The Shift’s multiple investigations into government-issued
Public sector jobs swell by 25% under Labour to a record 50,000 – total number actually higher
Over the past eight years, public sector employment has
Mega structures built around Shoreline project at Smart City raise concerns
A collection of large structures, including roofed metal sheds,
The enemy is the state 
The State is under siege. Its enemies are everywhere.
With passport sales, we undermine our sovereignty
Many readers of The Shift will already be sympathetic
The Schembri clan: proving the proverb
Josette Schembri Vella, wife of alleged fraudster and money
Fighting disinformation, one game at a time
Readers of The Shift will have noticed that the
The sound of doors slamming shut
What must it be like to be Clyde Caruana,
‘Media and freedom of speech are indispensable’ for EU democracy, vice-president of EU commission says
Vice-President of the EU Commission for Values and Transparency
PBS erases news item about waterpolo official and Labour activist after call from Castille
A PBS news item reporting disciplinary action against a
Still sinking with no end in sight
Finance Ministry permanent secretary Alfred Camilleri claimed Malta would
‘If we don’t fight for press freedom, who will?’
The Shift News’ six-month investigation into Labour’s secret online
Encroachment by stealth: speculators quietly gobbling up Malta’s farmland
Three areas historically known for their agricultural, natural, historical
Forty-seven months
It’s been almost four years since the brutal assassination
A country built on dirty money
For almost 20 years, Malta has built much of
Musical chairs at Electoral Commission as political parties prepare for looming elections
Several new faces reflecting the recent leadership changes at
MFSA offers secret deals on non-compliance offences to select companies, individuals
Since 2014, the Malta Financial Services Authority has been
Malta ranked worst in the EU for money-laundering risk: Basel AML Index 2021
Malta is the riskiest jurisdiction in the European Union
Joseph Muscat: Hero of two worlds
He was one of those rare people who, despite
OCCRP: Malta looks like a country working on behalf of criminal groups
Veteran crime and corruption investigative journalist and co-founder at
PA blocks information on substantial legal fees paid to Robert Abela
The Planning Authority has turned down an official request
Disinformation watch – defiant defence
When reports emerged that on 8 September, the Parliamentary
The democracy of pigeons
Tell me that an election is coming without telling
Planning travesties: residents’ and NGOs’ objections increase, but has anything changed?
Over the past few years, residents and environmental NGOs
Smug brush offs won’t save you, Robert
Robert Abela, astonishingly serving as prime minister of Malta,