The Malta Independent carries a front-page headline on the financial transactions tax which according to the European Commission could save Malta €27 million in contributions to the EU budget. The newspaper also reports that the MUMN will decide today whether it will order industrial action in operation theatres, but the health minister said yesterday that relations with the union have improved.
L-Orizzont asks if higher tariffs are in the pipeline as the government reduced MEPA funds by €175,000. The General Workers Union newspaper also carries a picture on its front page showing the Maltese flag hoisted upside down on the Italian senate building, Palazzo Madama.
The Times carries a report on Fr Peter Serracino Inglott funeral which was held yesterday. The newspaper says that Malta bid farewell to one of it's the loss of its "most illustrious brain." The Times also carries a report about the Budget Measures Implementation bill which must be approved by Parliament by May 14.
The PN newspaper, In-Nazzjon carries a picture of Fr Peter Serracino Inglott's funeral held yesterday in Valletta. The newspaper also carries a headline which says that says an average of 121 operations are being held daily at Mater Dei Hospital.