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A boat carrying around 600 migrants has capsized off the coast of Egypt with the loss of at least 29 lives. Some 150 people are thought to have been rescued after the vessel turned over shortly after leaving the port of Rosetta, near Alexandria, according to authorities in Egypt. The migrants were from several African countries and hospitals are being prepared...
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced the collaboration between Crane Currency and the Government of Malta at the Crane Headquarters in Boston, United States. The Crane Currency company is to open a $100 million facility in Malta. The Prime Minister's introductry speech: "What is being announced today is a significant landmark achievement for our nation, and I believe it is an extremely pleasant coincidence...
Leo Brincat looks set to become Malta's next member of the Auditors of the European Court after the Permanent Representatives to the EU states approved his nomination, Maltatoday reports. COREPER is the Committee of Permanent Representatives in the European Union, made up of the head or deputy head of mission from the EU member states in Brussels, they approved Leo...
Addressing a mass meeting in Floriana, as part of the Nationalsit Party's Independence Day celebrations, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil said if elected as prime minister he would launch investigations into all suspected cases of corruption. He promised changes for people needing medical treatment, the environment would be protected and senior appointments would only be made with a two thirds parliamentary...
The MTA London Office has won the TTG Award for the Tourist Board of the Year. This award is regarded as the most prestigious award in the UK travel industry and is also billed as the most difficult award to win. The TTG Awards are an annual event held each year in London by Travel Trade Gazette, the UK’s leading trade...
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, in New York for the United Nations General Assembley, has told Sky News that the UK will be offered an "inferior" trade deal. "Most of my colleagues want a fair deal for both the UK and Europe, but it has to be a deal that is inferior to membership, so you can't have the cake and...
One of Hollywood's highest profile marriages is over. Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from husband Brad Pitt, according to CNN. Already there is speculation that a tabloid-friendly, child-unfriendly custody battle may ensue over their six children. But a source close to them asserted that both sides want a cordial breakup. Pitt and Jolie Pitt first met on the 2003 set of...
Maltese scientists will be sharing their experience with the public and answering questions at the Casino Maltese (Republic Street) during the CERN, ALICE and the Universe presentations at the Science in the City festival on Friday 30th September. CERN is the largest machine in the world and it is simultaneously the hottest and coldest place on Earth. CERN has a number...
Thousands of people were forced to flee to safety on Monday after a fire, set on purpose according to police, tore through a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. No casualties were reported but tents at the Moria camp were "almost entirely destroyed" and containers that provide additional accommodation and health and registration services were damaged, according to...
Defending English Premier champions Leicester take on Chelsea in the EFL tonight. They met previously in the League Cup in 2007 with Chelsea winning 4-3 at Stamford Bridge. Among other ties, Liverpool are away to Derby in their cup tie. Everton take on Norwich, the two met in the fourth round last season. Arsenal face a tricky evening tie away to Notts Forest.