Malta’s exportable Art of the Shady Deal
Some countries specialise in technology, others specialise in services.
Prime Minister still pulling all the strings of power
The Council of Europe’s Venice Commission – officially known
Seize the moment
Sunday afternoon turned out to be quite surreal. As
The King of Kickbackistan goes full dictator
Joseph Muscat hasn’t just stopped speaking to journalists. Now
Europe is worried about Joseph Muscat
This week’s European Parliament delegation’s urgent fact-finding mission to
Protest moves to police headquarters
Protests calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Joseph
The failed state of the man who would be il-Kink
Malta’s democracy looks like someone in the last stages
Parliament under siege as protestors turn the tables on MPs
Citizens gathered in front of parliament again on Monday
In the name of the people… Go!
In one of Malta’s darkest weeks, as Europe (and
Malta’s crisis of democracy
Castille Square was a sea of flags as thousands
Yorgen Fenech presidential pardon denied after six-hour Cabinet meeting
Joseph Muscat’s Cabinet was summoned to Castille for an
The battle for the soul of the country
Joseph Muscat clings to power under increasing pressure from
Joseph Muscat’s fight for survival
There’s a hole in the space where Joseph Muscat’s
‘Governments should be afraid of their people’
As concerned citizens gathered in Valletta for the seventh
Chaos in parliament as protest rages in Valletta
Protestors filled Valletta for the sixth time in less
‘Impunity in any society erodes the rule of law’ – GRECO Executive Secretary
Malta needs an overall strategy and coherent risk-based approach
Who’s watching the watcher?
What if Yorgen Fenech decided to ask for a
Owen Bonnici’s shattered serenity
Owen Bonnici had a bad night. Why would he
Protestors flood Valletta demanding resignations and an end to impunity
Hundreds of people filled Castille Square in front of
Schembri finally got his day in court, and he chose to run away
Well, that didn’t go very well, did it? In
The Three Amigos Ride Again
The three Cabinet ministers with special involvement in the
The Attorney General’s unappealing intention
In this long read, Jacques René Zammit looks at
Two years of The Shift: Malta’s only newsroom funded by readers
The Shift is two years old. We want to
Sant’s rant is a distraction
Alfred Sant is unhappy that the European Court of
‘This is not on’, said the Dodger to the fly
Dodging journalists. Avoiding interviews. Running away from tough questions.
Another paper tiger
This government has a strong record of creating paper
Judicial schizophrenia
Justice Joanne Vella Cuschieri has ruled that Malta Enterprise’s right
Cracks appear in the government’s piggy bank
Who thought extending ‘‘interest-free’ property loans to people who
The battle for our minds
Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s strategy, from a position
‘EU needs tools to protect journalists under threat by their own government’
The protection of journalists who are under threat, offering