Gozo tunnel is ‘still essential’, claim business chiefs

A fresh row has erupted over controversial plans for tunnel linking Malta and Gozo. Business leaders said it was ‘still essential’ for Gozo’s economic growth, claiming that the new ferry ‘should not replace the need for a tunnel’. But tourism chiefs have disagreed publicly for the first time, arguing that they ‘no longer see the […]

‘Historic moment’ as MPs approve Gozo tunnel plans

Plans for a tunnel connecting Malta and Gozo have taken a huge leap forward. MPs have voted unanimously to push ahead with the proposal, which Malta’s transport minister Ian Borg described as ‘historic’. He said Gozo residents would no longer have to depend on good weather to be able to get to work on time. […]