These are the headlines in Malta’s newspaper front pages.
The Times of Malta reports that Malta has the second-highest rate of syphilis in Europe, health experts said yesterday.
In another report it says that Keith Schembri’s attempts to avoid testifying about secret company 17 Black in a libel case he filed against former Opposition leader Simon Busuttil have been quashed by a court. This is also reported by The Malta Independent and In-Nazzjon.
The Malta Independent reports that an industry operator has blasted the Dragonara Casino land extension deal, claiming that the company is in breach of its contractual obligations and that international companies had lost their will to invest in Malta as a result of this “shocking” deal.
In-Nazzjon reports about the brutal death of Dutch Shannon Max. The report is based on the court case where some gruesome facts were submitted to court, including the fact that the girl was suffering from serious injuries from violent hitting, apart from the fatal beheading.
L-Orizzont leads with a story about the decision taken by Government to stop horsecab rides between 1pm and 4pm.