Europe

Royal Navy rescues migrants

The Royal Navy's flagship has saved more than 360 migrants - including 50 young children - crammed into a wooden boat trying ...

Friday, 29 May 2015, 08:30

Ireland in historic same-sex marriage referendum

Gay and lesbian couples in Ireland are waiting to find out if they will be granted permission to tie the knot, as voters prepare ...

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 12:26

9 Arrested in Easter weekend safe deposit robbery

Police are continuing to question nine men arrested in connection with the Hatton Garden safe deposit raid. The group, aged ...

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 12:12

EU approves naval force against migrant traffickers

EU ministers have approved plans to establish a naval force to combat people-smugglers operating from Libya. The aim is to launch ...

Monday, 18 May 2015, 19:00

Four dead in Naples shooting

Four people were killed and five wounded in a shooting spree in Naples Friday. Hospital nurse Giulio Murolo, 48, holed up in ...

Saturday, 16 May 2015, 07:34

Umunna pulls out of race for Labour leadership

Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna has withdrawn from the Labour party leadership contest. The 36-year-old, considered by ...

Friday, 15 May 2015, 12:07

Italy hit by bus strike

Italy will be hit by a nationwide transport strike organized by the USB union on Friday, but Milan Expo transport services will ...

Friday, 15 May 2015, 10:27

Cyprus talks to resume

The leaders of the divided Greek and Turkish communities in Cyprus are due to resume UN-brokered peace talks, which were broken ...

Friday, 15 May 2015, 10:10

Vatican to recognise Palestinian state

The Vatican is to formally recognise Palestinian statehood in a treaty that will be signed shortly, officials say. Israel has ...

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 11:59

Royal Navy rescues migrants

Britain's Royal Navy rescued more than 400 migrants in the Mediterranean, 40 miles off the coast of Libya today. HMS Bulwark, ...

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 10:38

Prince Harry does Haka in New Zealand

Prince Harry has taken part in a traditional Maori Haka during his tour of New Zealand. It was part of a day of activities at ...

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 12:31

EU asks UN to back use of force against migrant boats

Europe's foreign policy chief has asked the UN to support a resolution which would allow EU naval ships to destroy boats ...

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 09:58

UK warned that free movement of migrants is "red line area"

David Cameron has been told by EU ministers in Eastern Europe that free movement rights of migrant workers is a "red line" ...

Monday, 11 May 2015, 12:50

Libya rejects EU plans for force against migrants traffickers

Libya has criticised EU proposals to authorise the use of force against people smugglers taking migrants across the Mediterranean ...

Monday, 11 May 2015, 12:33

EU proposes quota scheme for refugees

The European Commission will make the controversial proposal that EU member countries should take in refugees under a quota scheme. ...

Monday, 11 May 2015, 09:48

Local news

Minister Cardonna at Competitiveness Council ...

The Minister for the Economy, Investment ...

New findings by Maltese Breast Cancer Researchers

The Group of Breast Cancer Researchers at ...

Fuel prices in Europe continue to rise

Statistics issued by the European Commission ...

Election votes mistake goes back to court

The Constitutional case brought by the Nationalist ...

World news

Colombia mudslide claims 52 lives

At least 52 people have been killed in a ...

9 dead in biker gangs shootout

Police in the US state of Texas say nine ...

43 dead in Pakistan bus massacre

At least 43 people have been shot dead by ...

7.4 earthquake hits Nepal

Reuters News Agency reports that another ...

Earlier Europe

Labour's Ed Milliband resigns

Ed Milliband has announced he is stepping ...

Friday, 08 May 2015, 13:39

Nick Clegg steps down as Liberal leader

The aftermath of the Tory general election ...

Friday, 08 May 2015, 13:05

Nigel Farage resigns as UKIP leader

Nigel Farage has announced that he ...

Friday, 08 May 2015, 12:23

UK elections: Labour shadow chancellor loses ...

With the Conservative party heading ...

Friday, 08 May 2015, 09:29

UK goes to the polls

It is Election day in the UK in what ...

Thursday, 07 May 2015, 09:11

Fire closes Rome's Fiumicino airport

Rome's main airport was closed ...

Thursday, 07 May 2015, 07:04

Countdown to UK elections

As the clock ticks down to one of the ...

Wednesday, 06 May 2015, 13:09

Crash pilot rehearsed fatal crash

Andreas Lubitz rehearsed his plan to ...

Wednesday, 06 May 2015, 12:51

UK election final day for leaders

In the UK party leaders and candidates ...

Wednesday, 06 May 2015, 10:17

Teachers strike in Italy against school reforms

Teachers and students staged big rallies ...

Tuesday, 05 May 2015, 10:54

German train drivers strike

Drivers for Germany's Deutsche ...

Monday, 04 May 2015, 12:39

EU-Ukraine summit aimed at strenghening ties

EU leaders are in talks with Ukraine's ...

Monday, 27 Apr 2015, 13:22

EU leaders to triple funding for migrant ...

European leaders are to triple funding ...

Friday, 24 Apr 2015, 10:13

EU leaders in emergency summit on Mediterranean ...

EU leaders are due to hold an emergency ...

Thursday, 23 Apr 2015, 08:17

EU ministers agree to step up action against ...

A joint session between foreign and ...

Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015, 11:35