Malta

Semtex may have been used in car bomb that killed Malta's best-known investigative journalist

The powerful explosive Semtex is believed to have been used in the car bomb attack that killed Malta’s best-known investigative journalist.<p>The power of the blast, and the way in which the explosion happened, suggest that the plastic explosive, favoured by terrorist organisations such as the IRA for …

Joseph Muscat

US condemns 'appaling' Caruana Galizia killing

The United States has condemned the slaying of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia while confirming that the FBI has responded to Malta's …

Heather Nauert

University to fly flag at half mast as a sign of respect towards slain journalist

Flags will fly at half mast at the University of Malta over the next three days following a request made by former Alternattiva Demokratika …

[Ticker] Murdered Malta journalist's family invited to Parliament

Opinion<p>The unbearable lightness of leadership<p>Today, 12:04<p>Politicians and civic leaders need a new sense of optimism if they are to avoid mere …

European News

'Irrespective of the many things she said about me, I always believed in free speech' - Delia

Opposition Leader Adrian Delia said that irrespective of the many things Daphne Caruana Galizia has said about him, he has always believed in the …

Joseph Muscat

Daphne did not want police surveillance so as to protect visitors - PM

Slain blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia did not want personal protection because she did not want anyone seeing who was coming to her house, according …

Joseph Muscat

Watch live: Leader of the Opposition Adrian Delia delivers reply to budget speech

Leader of the Opposition is presenting his reply for the budget which was tabled in parliament Monday last week. Adrian Delia is delivering his …

Adrian Delia calls for Prime Minister’s resignation over Caruana Galizia murder

Leader of the Opposition Adrian Delia has insisted that Prime Minister Joseph Muscat must take political responsibility for the killing of Daphne …

Brexit

Deborah Schembri ‘insist[s] journalists must be responsible’ after TV comments cause outrage - The Malta Independent

Former parliamentary secretary for lands and current legal council to government agency Lands Authority Deborah Schembri caused a social media storm …

Caruana Galizia: her biggest stories and the controversies

<b>‘Racist arson attack’</b><p>Ms Caruana Galizia’s home was targeted by arsonists, one in a series of attacks against high-profile defenders of migrant rights …

Police force has been 'stripped' of its function - Delia

"The police should never have become a political band club where you get ahead because of your political colour," Opposition Leader Adrian Delia said …

Semtex explosive believed used in Caruana Galizia murder

A plastic explosive, “much more powerful” than that used in previous car bombs, is believed to have caused the blast that killed journalist Daphne …

Julian Assange offers €20k reward for information on Caruana Galizia murder

Julian Assange has expressed outrage at the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia as news of the savage attack made the rounds internationally.<p>The man …

Propaganda

Audio

The Police Internal Affairs Unit today launched an investigation on a comment posted on Facebook by a police sergeant following the murder of …

Policing

Caruana Galizia murder: Protest in Valletta today

A public protest calling for justice in the wake of the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia is to be held today at 1.30pm outside the law courts.<p>It …

Hanini is the Chocolatey Digestif from Malta That You Need to Try

The Mediterranean is full of unique spirits made with a variety of herbs, spices, and other flavorings. Each nation in the region seemingly has it’s …

Mediterranean Sea

Foreign Experts to Help Malta Probe Car Bombing of Reporter

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta's home minister says his EU country has appealed to the FBI and to European forensic experts to help investigate the car …

Standard Publications expresses solidarity with Daphne Caruana Galizia family

Standard Publications would like to show their solidarity with the family of Daphne Caruana Galizia. This is a threat to journalism, democracy and …

Some might take law into their hands if journalists exceed limits, former junior minister warns

The concept of freedom of speech should not be stretched to hurt people unnecessarily, former Parliamentary Secretary Deborah Schembri has warned, or …

Freedom Of Speech

Anti-corruption blogger killed by huge bomb in Malta | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Oct 17, 2017 02:32 am | Updated Date: Oct 17, 2017 …

World Politics

Who was Daphne Caruana Galizia?

Daphne Caruana Galizia started her career as an opinion writer and contributor with The Sunday Times of Malta.<p>She later moved on to become assistant …

People flock to vigil in honour of Daphne Caruana Galizia

Over a thousand people attended a vigil organised this evening in honour of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was murdered on Monday …

Daphne Caruana Galizia murder: Hundreds attend vigil in Sliema

Hundreds this evening attended a vigil that was spontaneously organised after the brutal killing of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.<p>The vigil was …

Car blown up in Bidnija

A car blew up in Bidnija just after 3pm when police and firefighters were called in to put out the flames.<p>It is unclear whether there was anyone in …

Joseph Muscat

Daphne’s last words scribbled on Regional Road wall

Daphne Caruana Galizia’s last words were scribbled on the Regional Road overnight.<p>“There are crooks everywhere you look now. The situation is …

Focus on Caruana Galizia's assassination in Times of Malta

The assassination of columnist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia will feature prominently in tomorrow's print edition of Times of Malta.<p>The …

That crook Schembri was in court today, pleading that he is not a crook - Daphne Caruana Galizia's Notebook | Running Commentary

Former Opposition leader Simon Busuttil testified in court this morning, as did the Prime Minister’s chief of staff, that crook Keith Schembri, in …

Corruption

First things first: do something about that horrendous posture - Daphne Caruana Galizia's Notebook | Running Commentary

You can wear the flashiest watch and keep your snazzy shirt-cuff turned up to make sure we see it, but if you shamble about with rounded shoulders, a …

The party leaders and Sunday morning

Is it going to be a five-year electoral campaign now, or what? I was in Naxxar this morning and there was nowhere to park, and a crowd of people …

PBS managers balk at ad barter for Eurovision cruise

'Bundy went into a vulgar outburst on being told that the advertising barter for a paid cruise holiday for the Eurovision contenders, would raise …