Joseph Muscat

2017: Grim year for free speech and media freedom

With the "leader of the free world" warring against the press, governments shutting down the internet and journalists behind bars, 2017 has been a …

World News

EU leaders agree to advance Brexit talks to trade - Financial News

Green light has been given for talks to progress to the next stage<p>European leaders have allowed talks Brexit talks between the bloc and the UK to …

Brexit

Brexit: Theresa May accepts EU plan to postpone real trade talks until March

Theresa May has implicitly accepted EU plans to postpone Brexit trade talks until March, amid concern that the British Government does not know what …

Brexit

Secrets of the Malta Journalist’s Murder Revealed in Court

Day one in court detailed how the three men charged with murder allegedly triggered the car bomb—but not who ordered Panama Papers muckracker Daphne …

Crime

AUM student numbers ‘secret and confidential’

Malta's national educational authority is not in a position to confirm the number of students enlisted at the American University of Malta.<p>A …

Malta

Malta’s Deputy PM: ‘Freedom of expression is threatened’

The brutal murder of reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia (‘Panama Papers’) in Malta in October shed light on the state of a country ridden by corruption. …

News

Malta narrowly avoids ‘tax haven’ label in stalemate EP vote

Malta narrowly avoided being labelled as a tax haven during a stalemate vote at the European Parliament this afternoon.<p>A total of 327 MEPs voted in …

Brexit

Daphne Caruana Galizia Murder: ‘Car Bomb Triggered By Text Message’

Three men have been charged with her murder.<p>The car bomb which killed an anti-corruption journalist was triggered by a text message, Maltese …

Daphne Caruana Galizia

Malta Latest European Country to Allow Doctors to Prescribe Medical Cannabis

<i>Malta is adding an amendment to its drug law to make obtaining cannabis for medical purposes less arduous.</i><p>For patients in the European country of …

Cannabis

Unraveling a Malta murder mystery and its Panama Papers link

The first murky details are emerging about the October assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia, a journalist in Malta who tied the famous Panama …

Conservative View

Crane Currency changes hands for $800m

A new currency-printing facility in Malta, heavily financed by the government’s foreign investment arm, Malta Enterprise, has been sold to a US …

Malta

Assassins killed Panama Papers journalist with text message bomb

The assassins who killed Panama Papers journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia used a fatal text message sent from out at sea, according to a …

Panama Papers

Panama Papers journalist murder: 3 men charged for killing Daphne Caruana Galizia

The investigative journalist was killed in a car bomb attack near her home in Bidnija, Malta on 16 October.<p>Police in Malta have charged three men for …

Corruption

Three charged with murder of Maltese journalist

Three men were charged late Tuesday with the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.<p>The men pleaded not guilty, according to local …

Daphne Caruana Galizia

Malta, journalist's killers arrested. SMS detonated bomb

ROME - Forensic evidence acquired by the FBI is key to bringing the men accused of being the assassins of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia to …

Daphne Caruana Galizia

Oprah Winfrey sells 24.5% of OWN for $70M to Discovery Communications, which now controls 70% of the company; Winfrey extends contract with network through 2025

2:25 PM ET, December 4, 2017<p><b>‘House of Cards’ Sixth and Final Season Shooting to Resume in Early 2018, Without Kevin Spacey</b> — Netflix has reached an …

Danny Masterson

Hollywood studios are increasingly paying for social media ads to promote positive press coverage about their movies and stars

10:05 AM ET, December 4, 2017<p><b>ABC News Suspends Brian Ross for 4 Weeks Without Pay: ‘Effective Immediately’</b> — ABC News has announced that Brian Ross …

Daphne Caruana Galizia

No Brexit deal — Centeno elected Eurogroup chief — Catalan election candidates

<b>DEALING WITH NO BREXIT DEAL</b><p><b>The 4-ring Brexit circus — AKA, a very manic Monday:</b> Instead of mere cross-channel shenanigans or a simple Greek-style …

Brexit

Minister’s chief canvasser to be charged with corruption, fraud today

Edward Caruana – the chief canvasser of Education Minister Evarist Bartolo – is today expected to be arraigned in court.<p>He will be charged with acts …

Corruption

Malta arrrests eight over journalist's murder - RFI

Maltese authorities have arrested eight people in connection with the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, Prime Minister …

Daphne Caruana Galizia

Brothers are key suspects in Caruana Galizia murder

Two brothers, Alfred and George Degiorgio, are the main suspects in the investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. The …

Crime

Eight arrested over Maltese journalist murder

Katie Martin<p>Eight people have been arrested in connection with the car bomb that killed Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in …

Daphne Caruana Galizia

Live: Eight suspects in Caruana Galizia murder arrested

Police investigating the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia have arrested eight suspects in relation to the case, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said at …

Crime

Police commissioner dodges questions on Caruana Galizia murder arrests

Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar left a press conference at police headquarters on Monday morning through a side door, without uttering a single …

Policing

What happened in 2002?

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat started a press conference on Monday morning about the arrest of eight people in connection with the October murder of …

Malta

MEPs looking into death of journalist 'disturbed' by trip to Malta

Delegation reporting on Daphne Caruana Galizia’s death finds ‘perception of impunity’ due to apparent reluctance to investigate major cases<p>MEPs on a fact-finding mission to Malta after the killing of the investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia have said they arrived “seriously concerned” …

News

Ten arrested in Malta journalist murder investigation

Police detentions made around Malta as part of a joint operation with the armed forces and secret service.<p>Maltese police have arrested 10 people allegedly connected to the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia who died in a car-bomb blast two months ago.<p>Malta's Prime Minister …

Daphne Caruana Galizia

Malta, Where the West Was Born

MALTA’S CENTER UNTIL the 16th century, the golden-walled city of Mdina, sits on a hill with a view over its thick ramparts and across scrubby plains to Valletta, the current capital, and the glittering sea. My family and I had arrived there — having flown in from London the night before — by public …

Travel

Malta arrests 10 suspects over murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

Brussels, December 4, 2017--Maltese police, armed forces, and security services today arrested 10 suspects in connection with the murder of …

Daphne Caruana Galizia

After threats, EU lawmakers seek 'protection' on Malta visit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union lawmakers have asked for “protection” when they visit Malta this week to probe accusations of high-level corruption on the island, citing death threats made against some members of the EU parliament.<p>The legislature passed a motion this month voicing concerns …

Antonio Tajani