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All new petrol and diesel cars must…

MPs want action to reduce the 40,000 early deaths a year that are linked to Britain’s poor air quality ALL new petrol and diesel cars must be banned from the roads within 12 years, MPs have declared. They called Britain’s pollution problem “a national health emergency” and said the current target of 2040 “lacks sufficient […]

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Police consider fuel smuggling link to lawyer…

The lawyer in question filed a case in which she is contesting an agreement hammered out between various individuals for a €2 million settlement with an Italian fuel company Investigators are looking into a potential link between an arson attack on a lawyers car and fuel smuggling The lawyer, Graziella Attard, was not available yesterday […]

Illegal diesel dump clean-up in Louth cost…

Reporter: Dundalk Democrat 21 Nov 2017 LOUTH County Council has said that it is not the local authority’s responsibility to check for markers in illegal diesel dumps. The clean-up of two diesel fuel dumps in Co Louth in September last cost €12,000, according to Louth County Councillor Mark Dearey. Cllr Dearey put forward a question about […]

Debono used false certificates and Maltese notary’s…

If you want to promote your articles mail us at aprilinnovationslab@gmail.com November 13, 2017 06:22 UTC The 284-page ‘Dirty Oil’ dossier shows Debono was using falsified certificates of origin for smuggled Libyan oil to obtain a foreign ministry apostille so that his ships could offload their fuel in Italian portsItalian press reports alleging the connivance […]

Fuel flow data finally set to be…

TAGS: Taxation, Finance The tax administration is starting to process data received from fuel flow monitoring systems installed at gas stations, and to conduct unscheduled inspections when they become aware that businesses’ systems have remained inoperative for many hours, the head of the Independent Authority of Public Revenue, Giorgos Pitsilis, said on Friday. Up until […]

Libya-Italy fuel smuggling: Italian newspaper claims ministry…

Individuals high up in the Maltese Foreign Affairs Ministry facilitated the smuggling of fuel between Libya and Italy, an Italian newspaper has reported. Sole 24, an influential Italian newspaper links the Maltese government in what is now being described as the ‘contamination’ of the fuel market in Italy and Europe. It appears that the latest […]

European Authorities Crack Down on ISIS Oil…

At least nine people were arrested last week, while 50 are under investigation as part of a probe by the Italian police aimed at stopping illegal oil purchases from ISIS by Italian oil companies, Al-Arabiya reported. The investigation, dubbed ‘Dirty Oil’, is conducted by the Attorney General of Catania, Sicily. Italian officials and members of […]