Europe

Thousands of Syrian migrants stranded near Turkish border

Aid agencies warn of a “desperate situation” as tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing a Russian-backed government ...

Monday, 08 Feb 2016, 10:13

Cameron seeking support from Poland for changes to UK deal with ...

Poland has said it supports aspects of David Cameron's EU renegotiation package but plans to limit benefits for EU migrants ...

Friday, 05 Feb 2016, 10:35

Stricken ship towed to Spanish port

The large cargo ship which went adrift last week in the Bay of Biscay has been successfully towed into the Spanish port of Bilbao. ...

Thursday, 04 Feb 2016, 12:40

Strikes cripple Greece

Greeks launched nationwide strikes on Thursday against pension reforms and tax increases demanded by the country's creditors, ...

Thursday, 04 Feb 2016, 12:01

WHO urges European countries to prevent Zika virus disease spread ...

The WHO Director-General has declared that the recent cluster of microcephaly and neurological disorders in Latin America and ...

Wednesday, 03 Feb 2016, 12:54

Cameron says UK deal with EU shows progress

Britain’s Prime Minister says a draft deal aimed at keeping his country in the European Union shows “real progress.” ...

Wednesday, 03 Feb 2016, 08:51

Beckham the tea-boy

A paramedic and her elderly patient got a shock and a very pleasant surprise when David Beckham brought them hot drinks as they ...

Tuesday, 02 Feb 2016, 12:08

New EU deal for UK set to be announced today

A draft deal to meet David Cameron's EU reform demands - including new powers for national parliaments to block unwanted ...

Tuesday, 02 Feb 2016, 11:54

Stricken cargo ship heading for French coast

A stricken cargo ship is heading towards the French coast but there are hopes it can be towed to safety before it runs aground. ...

Monday, 01 Feb 2016, 08:54

Migrants, men, women and children drown of coast of Turkey

Up to 40 migrants, including at least 10 babies and young children, have drowned after their boat capsized off the Turkish coast. ...

Sunday, 31 Jan 2016, 08:00

Twenty six migrants drown near Turkey

Twenty-six migrants have drowned off the Greek island of Samos near Turkey after their boat capsized. Ten of those were children, ...

Friday, 29 Jan 2016, 08:50

UK near benefits deal with EU

The UK is said to be closing in on a deal that would allow it to deny in-work benefits to people from other parts of the EU for ...

Friday, 29 Jan 2016, 08:40

European Commission tightens rules for safer and cleaner cars

The European Commission has tabled legislative proposals to ensure car manufacturers comply strictly with all EU safety, environmental ...

Thursday, 28 Jan 2016, 08:26

French minister resigns over terrorist row

French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira has stepped down from her job, shortly before MPs are due to debate plans to strip ...

Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016, 09:56

Pope opens foot-washing rites to women

Pope Francis has changed the rules for the Holy Thursday foot-washing rite so that it can also include women, sources said Thursday. ...

Friday, 22 Jan 2016, 12:26

Local news

Carnival Malta 2016

Carnival in Malta comes to a close today ...

MEPA turns down applications for swimming ...

MEPA has turned down applications for seven ...

Knife fight lands men in court

A political agrument that escaleted to a ...

Cleaner air quality for South of Malta

The dismantlng and removal of the Delimara ...

World news

Cruise ship battered by 30 foot waves

Passengers on board a cruise ship that ventured ...

Leopard injures six in Indian school

A male leopard which entered a school in ...

Two more survivors found in Taiwan after ...

Two more people – a man and a woman ...

Japan volcano erupts near nuclear power station

Japan's Sakurajima volcano has erupted, ...

Earlier Europe

David Cameron pushing for EU reforms with ...

The prime minister is to meet Czech ...

Friday, 22 Jan 2016, 10:24

Cameron trying to get businesses behind his ...

David Cameron is to make a high-profile ...

Thursday, 21 Jan 2016, 10:50

Taleban claim rocket attack near Italy's ...

The Taleban Islamic fundamentalist ...

Monday, 18 Jan 2016, 12:51

Severe cold spell hits UK

Severe weather alerts remain across ...

Friday, 15 Jan 2016, 11:05

Queen's birthday party tickets will cost ...

People who want to attend The Mall ...

Friday, 15 Jan 2016, 10:55

Bosses can read employees e-mails says European ...

As the Financial Times warns workers ...

Thursday, 14 Jan 2016, 13:23

MEPs debate coast guard proposal, relocation, ...

Migration Commissioner Dimitris ...

Thursday, 14 Jan 2016, 12:08

Avalanche kills schoolchildren and tourist

Two French teenagers and a Ukrainian ...

Thursday, 14 Jan 2016, 08:31

Scottish couple win record jackpot millions

A couple from Hawick in the Scottish ...

Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016, 12:42

Istanbul bomb blast leaves ten dead

At least ten people have been killed ...

Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016, 10:59

Doctors strike hits patients

Hospitals in England are expected to ...

Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016, 09:06

Mob attacks migrants in Colgne

A group of migrants has been attacked ...

Monday, 11 Jan 2016, 09:42

Man shot dead by police in Paris

A man carrying an Islamic State emblem ...

Thursday, 07 Jan 2016, 18:49

Cameron appeals for German support

David Cameron has made a fresh appeal ...

Thursday, 07 Jan 2016, 11:12

Je Suis Charlie, one year on

Parisians have laid flowers and lit ...

Thursday, 07 Jan 2016, 11:05