The following are the main stories in Sunday’s newspapers.

The Sunday Times of Malta leads with court action by a contractor involved in the building collapse that led to the death of Miriam Pace seeking to block a decision to release the site.

In another story, the newspaper says a racehorse tested positive for cocaine and other drugs after it won a race last month.

The Malta Independent on Sunday and It-Torċa say that an EU shipping tax puts Malta at risk of losing its role as a transhipment hub. 

Malta Today leads with a survey which shows that the budget has given Labour a 9,000 vote lead.

Illum also leads with Malta Today’s survey saying this showed that pensioners were behind Labour in droves.

Il-Mument says that hiding behind his wife Lydia, the Prime Minister is developing a guest house for business purposes.

Kullħadd reports about disagreement at the PN headquarters after it was decided that the party's Ħamrun club would be reopened by the same barman who had not allowed leader Bernard Grech in.

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