Europe

Costa Concordia begins final voyage

The Costa Concordia left the Tuscan island of Giglio, where it capsized after crashing into rocks in January 2012 in a disaster ...

Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014, 13:01

Airlines suspend flights to Israel

American and European airlines have decided to suspend flights into Tel Aviv after a a rocket fell about a mile away from Ben ...

Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014, 10:13

Five dead in another migrant rescue operation

The Italian authorities recovered five dead bodies bodies while rescuing 61 people from a sinking migrant boat in waters south ...

Monday, 21 Jul 2014, 12:16

5 hour ceasefire in Gaza

Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas have both agreed to respect a five-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip after nine days ...

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014, 08:52

Fierce gun-battles continue at Tripoli airport

Fighters from Libya's Zintan militia, armed with anti-aircraft guns and mortars, have fanned out across Tripoli's airport, ...

Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014, 09:56

Costa Concordia refloated

The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been successfully raised from the under-sea platform it has been resting ...

Monday, 14 Jul 2014, 13:18

Gun-battle closes Tripoli airport

Heavy fighting broke out between rival militias vying for control of Libya's main airport on Sunday, killing at least seven ...

Monday, 14 Jul 2014, 10:39

Israel strikes Gaza security HQ

Israel has carried out overnight air strikes against Gaza's security headquarters and police stations, in the heaviest bombardment ...

Sunday, 13 Jul 2014, 10:22

France proposes new anti-terrorist travel bans

The French government has proposed six-month travel bans to stop citizens travelling to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside Islamist ...

Friday, 11 Jul 2014, 12:37

U S prepared to broker Gaza peace deal

The US is prepared to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, President Barack Obama has said. His ...

Friday, 11 Jul 2014, 09:57

Bomb fears at UK airports

Airline passengers coming into and out of the UK will have to show their electronic devices can be powered up before being allowed ...

Wednesday, 09 Jul 2014, 11:07

Rolf Harris jailed

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been jailed for nearly six years for 12 indecent assaults against four girls - including ...

Saturday, 05 Jul 2014, 08:33

Hamas ready for Israel cease-fire

Hamas has offered to halt its rocket attacks if Israel stops its air raids on the Gaza Strip, according to reports from BBC. ...

Friday, 04 Jul 2014, 10:08

Germany set to approve first-ever national minimum wage

The German parliament is set to approve the country's first minimum wage, in a vote in the Bundestag on Thursday. The wage ...

Thursday, 03 Jul 2014, 11:47

Martin Schulz has been elected as European Union President

Martin Schulz has been elected as European Union President with an absolute majority. More to follow.

Tuesday, 01 Jul 2014, 12:19

Local news

Joseph Muscat in talks with British PM

During his busy visit to the United Kingdon, ...

President launches National Trade Union Forum

The National Trade Union Forum was launched ...

Miriam Dalli calls for immediate action on ...

There is a need for the EU to act and act ...

PM meets Maltese athletes at Commonwealth ...

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat met with the ...

World news

Ukraine plane crash: 298 believed dead

Malaysian Airlines plane crashed in Ukraine ...

Pistorius murder trial resumes in South Africa

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius is resuming ...

Kerry arrives in Baghdad as Iraq crisis deepens

US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived ...

Iraq: Battle for oil-fields

The Iraqi army says it has beaten off Islamist-led ...

Earlier Europe

French ex-President Sarkozy held in corruption ...

French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy ...

Tuesday, 01 Jul 2014, 11:27

Israel: Hamas will pay for deaths of children

Israel has vowed retribution against ...

Tuesday, 01 Jul 2014, 09:11

Rolf Harris Found Guilty Of Indecent Assault

Rolf Harris Found Guilty Of Indecent ...

Tuesday, 01 Jul 2014, 08:58

30 dead aboard migrant boat off Sicily

Roughly 30 bodies were aboard a migrant ...

Monday, 30 Jun 2014, 10:54

Cameron's bid to block Junckers set to fail

David Cameron's bid to block Jean-Claude ...

Thursday, 26 Jun 2014, 09:21

Queen to visit former Northern Ireland prison

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh ...

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014, 11:31

UK Prime Minister to force vote on EU Commissioner

David Cameron will risk inflaming the ...

Monday, 23 Jun 2014, 11:16

Survivors of migrant disaster arrive in Italy

The survivors of the latest migrant-boat ...

Monday, 16 Jun 2014, 09:10

2,500 migrants saved by Italian Navy

The Italian Navy said early on Friday ...

Monday, 09 Jun 2014, 10:16

G8 summit: Warning to Russia

Leaders of the G7 industrial nations ...

Thursday, 05 Jun 2014, 10:55

Venice mayor among 35 arrested in flood-system ...

Venice Mayor Giorgio Orsoni was among ...

Wednesday, 04 Jun 2014, 12:16

Police search wasteland for missing Madeleine ...

Police officers investigating the disappearance ...

Wednesday, 04 Jun 2014, 10:40

Obama : $1bn to increase US military in Europe

President Barack Obama has announced ...

Tuesday, 03 Jun 2014, 13:16

Spain's King Carlos to abdicate

Spain's King Juan Carlos is abdicating ...

Monday, 02 Jun 2014, 10:57

Fresh clashes hit Turkish capital

Several people have been injured ...

Monday, 02 Jun 2014, 09:37