Europe

Airlines to implement changes to cockpit security

Airlines across the world have begun requiring two crew members to always be present in the cockpit, in the wake of the French ...

Friday, 27 Mar 2015, 08:58

Pilot locked out of crash plane cockpit

One of the pilots of the Germanwings jet that crashed in the Alps killing all 150 people on board was locked out of the cockpit ...

Thursday, 26 Mar 2015, 11:18

Update: Alps plane crash: No survivors

French investigators will sift through wreckage today for clues into why a German Airbus ploughed into an Alpine mountainside, ...

Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015, 07:24

Airliner crashes in Alps

A passenger plane has crashed in France, with all 148 people on board thought to have died. The Airbus A320, operated by Lufthansa's ...

Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015, 12:19

New Libyan government could be in place by weekend

United Nations Special Envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon said Monday that "a government of national unity could be in place ...

Monday, 23 Mar 2015, 11:25

Israeli's go to the polls

Polls have opened in Israel in what is expected to be a close contest between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party and ...

Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015, 13:14

Rebels to pull heavy weapons from front line

Pro-Russia rebels in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, say they have "fully removed" heavy weapons from the front line, as ...

Monday, 09 Mar 2015, 10:47

Three die in gas explosion in Italian town of Pineto

At least three people were injured on Friday when extreme weather led to three explosions at a methane gas pipeline in the central ...

Friday, 06 Mar 2015, 12:26

Storms in Italy kill three

Torrential rain and high winds lashed Italy Thursday killing three people. In Tuscany authorities shut down parts of the E45 ...

Friday, 06 Mar 2015, 12:23

Free tv licences and bus passes for pensioners say Labour

A Labour government would guarantee free TV licences and bus passes for pensioners and protect the value of the state pension, ...

Friday, 06 Mar 2015, 12:20

Nearly 1,000 migrants rescued by Italian Coast Guard

Another 10 deaths of migrants and the arrival of 1,000 more in the Mediterranean Wednesday stirred emotions and spurred the European ...

Thursday, 05 Mar 2015, 09:05

Italy ready to help Libya says minister

Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said Friday that "Italy is ready to do its part in Libya," but within the context ...

Friday, 27 Feb 2015, 12:07

Merkel's MP's backs Greece's bail-out extension

A clear majority of MPs from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right bloc has backed an extension of financial help ...

Thursday, 26 Feb 2015, 13:09

Eurozone approves Greek bail-out extension

Eurozone finance ministers have approved reform proposals submitted by Greece in order to obtain a four-month extension of its ...

Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015, 10:59

Greece preparing reforms for bail-out extension

Greece is preparing to present a list of reforms to lenders in order to secure a bailout extension. The list to be submitted ...

Monday, 23 Feb 2015, 11:18

Local news

New school for Rabat

Education Minister Evarist Bartolo toured ...

Spring time clocks change

Remember that clocks go forward one hour ...

Tax harmonisation inhibits competitiveness ...

‘TAX HARMONISATION INHIBITS COMPETITIVENESS ...

Air Malta updates cockpit safety regulations

The devastating airline incident this week ...

World news

19 injured in New York city explosion

At least 19 people have been injured after ...

FBI arrest three IS suspects

The FBI has arrested three foreign nationals ...

Libya crisis: UN talks suspended

Libya's internationally-recognised parliament ...

Harris stripped of Australian honours

Disgraced veteran entertainer Rolf Harris ...

Earlier Europe

EU promises more aid for Italy

The European Commission has given a ...

Friday, 20 Feb 2015, 11:51

Crunch time for Greece's financial rescue

Eurozone finance ministers are preparing ...

Friday, 20 Feb 2015, 08:43

EU Central Bank agrees to extra funds for ...

The European Central Bank has reportedly ...

Thursday, 19 Feb 2015, 11:33

Ukraine troops pull out from Debaltseve

The Ukrainian president says his forces ...

Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015, 11:56

Greek's EU bail-out risks collapse

Greece's Finance Minister Yanis ...

Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015, 11:02

Copenhagen police shoot gunman

Police in Copenhagen say they have ...

Sunday, 15 Feb 2015, 09:01

Ukraine: Leaders agree peace deal

A ceasefire will begin in eastern Ukraine ...

Thursday, 12 Feb 2015, 10:47

No progress in Ukraine peace talks

Negotiations between world leaders ...

Thursday, 12 Feb 2015, 09:56

16 years jail for Costa Concordia captain

An Italian court convicted the former ...

Thursday, 12 Feb 2015, 09:51

200 migrants belived dead after rafts sink

As the search continued Wednesday for ...

Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015, 12:12

Europe leaders in bid for peace in Ukraine

German and French leaders to make crisis ...

Thursday, 05 Feb 2015, 11:40

Heavy snowfall halts flights at Manchester ...

Heavy snowfall has forced flights at ...

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015, 11:34

Martin Schulz to meet Greek PM

Martin Schulz, President of the European ...

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015, 11:25

Fighter jet crash leaves 10 dead

Ten people have died in a fighter jet ...

Monday, 26 Jan 2015, 19:44

New coalition government for Greece

The far-left Syriza party, which won ...

Monday, 26 Jan 2015, 11:11