The following are the salient news reported on Malta’s portals.
Net News reports that the court on Thursday upheld a request to discuss with urgency a constitutional application filed by Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia seeking a complete copy of the Egrant inquiry report.
The Times reports that drug dealers in Paceville allegedly devised a scheme whereby small quantities of drugs were hidden in nooks and crannies around the entertainment hub to reduce the risk of being caught out, a Magistrates’ Court heard on Thursday.
MaltaToday reports that after disembarking 141 migrants in Malta, humanitarian ship MV Aquarius is allowed to leave port as Maltese authorities continue to prevent three other NGO vessels from leaving Grand Harbour
TVM reports that eight persons who were working in a block of apartments in Guardamangia have been arrested after they allegedly refused to give their personal details.
CEO scams where businesses lost upwards of €250,000 are part of a recent cybercrime trend, Inspector Timothy Zammit, who leads the Police Force’s Cybercrime Unit, told The Malta Independent in an interview.
One News reports that Malta has kept its position (26) in the global innovation ranking.
Newsbook reports that MEP David Casa will be reporting to the police a case of what he s calling incitement towards hate by Minister Scicluna. The report also refers fo a ‘like’ Minister Scicluna allegedly did to a comment calling for Casa’s death. Shift News reports MEP David Casa has called out Finance Minister Edward Scicluna over a post on his timeline saying Casa should be hanged – a post liked by Scicluna.
LovinMalta reports that despite their best efforts, a team of rescuers were unable to save the life of a juvenile Leatherback turtle in Gozitan waters.