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  • Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

    Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

    A whaling company in Iceland said it is preparing its fleet to bring back the commercial hunting of fin whales after a two-year freeze. Whaling company Hvalur hf said it is readying two vessels for the 100-day summer whaling season. Fin whale...

  • Opposition walks out of Parliament after Cardona revelations

    Opposition walks out of Parliament after Cardona revelations

    Updated 8.45pm with Adrian Delia's press conference Opposition MPs walked out of Parliament on Tuesday evening after a request for a statement on allegations that Economy Minister Chris Cardona was seen drinking with one of the men accused of the...

  • 2018 Astor Award awarded to Daphne Caruana Galizia

    2018 Astor Award awarded to Daphne Caruana Galizia

    The Commonwealth Press Union Media Trust, which aims to protect and enhance press freedom throughout the Commonwealth, has awarded the 2018 Astor Award, posthumously, to Daphne Caruana Galizia. The Astor Award, established in 1970 and one of the...

  • Man injured while working on ship at Laboratory Wharf

    Man injured while working on ship at Laboratory Wharf

    A 35-year-old man from Dingli was grievously injured on Tuesday when iron material fell on him while working on a ship at Laboratory Wharf in Paola. The police said the accident happened at 3.45pm. Members of the Civil Protection Department...

  • Panama Papers: AG renounces right to cross-examine Simon Busuttil

    Panama Papers: AG renounces right to cross-examine Simon Busuttil

    The Attorney General has renounced his right to cross-examine former Opposition leader Simon Busuttil in the ongoing Constitutional case filed by the latter in the wake of the Panama Appeals saga. Dr Busuttil has been facing a legal struggle,...

  • Watch: 'I couldn't even see the body in the car' - Matthew Caruana Galizia

    Watch: 'I couldn't even see the body in the car' - Matthew Caruana Galizia

    Matthew Caruana Galizia has for the first time recalled the full horror of discovering his mother's remains strewn across a field outside his home in the aftermath of a car bomb. In an interview with the 'Daphne Project', Mr Caruana Galizia...

  • Watch: Caruana Galizia was thinking of stopping blog - husband

    Watch: Caruana Galizia was thinking of stopping blog - husband

    Slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia considered stopping her blog after the June 2017 election, her husband reveals in an interview. Peter Caruana Galizia tells the 'Daphne Project', a collaborative project between international journalists,...

  • Stormy Daniels releases sketch of man she says threatened her

    Stormy Daniels releases sketch of man she says threatened her

    The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump has released a sketch of the man she says threatened her in a Las Vegas car park to stay quiet about the relationship. Stormy Daniels unveiled the picture on ABC's The View on...

  • Watch: 'Daphne, are you OK?'

    Watch: 'Daphne, are you OK?'

    As news of a car bomb in Bidnija reverberated around the island shortly after 3pm on October 16, people started sending Daphne Caruana Galizia a WhatsApp message in shock... and desperation.  "I'm in utter shock. I felt the need to msg you one...

  • 'No politicians interviewed in Caruana Galizia murder probe'

    'No politicians interviewed in Caruana Galizia murder probe'

    No politicians have been interviewed during the course of investigations into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, a source familiar with the probe has said.  Ms Caruana Galizia was a vocal critic of the Labour Party, and later also...

  • Chris Cardona's presence at bar ‘frequented by murder suspect’ flagged to magistrate

    Chris Cardona's presence at bar ‘frequented by murder suspect’ flagged to magistrate

    Updated 8.10pm with Cardona's reply Chris Cardona's presence at a Siġġiewi bar frequented by at least one of the suspects in journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder has been flagged to the inquiring magistrate, family members of the journalist...

  • Speaker's chair toilet idea raised after marathon nine-hour sitting

    Speaker's chair toilet idea raised after marathon nine-hour sitting

    Concerns for House of Commons Speaker John Bercow's bladder were raised after he chaired key debates for more than nine hours. Senior Conservative MP Julian Lewis jokingly asked whether a curtain and toilet system would be installed on the...

  • Inspectors enter Syrian town that was scene of alleged chemical attack

    Inspectors enter Syrian town that was scene of alleged chemical attack

    International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, following delays by Syrian and Russian authorities. The fact-finding mission from the Organisation for the Prohibition of...

  • Out on bail after allegedly hitting ex with a chair and cutting off her hair

    Out on bail after allegedly hitting ex with a chair and cutting off her hair

    A jealous man who flew into a temper after discovering his ex-partner with another man, hitting her with a chair and cutting off her hair, has been granted bail. Dave Delia, a 23-year old Cospicua resident, landed in the dock on Tuesday morning...

  • Former manager admits to stealing €7,000 from shop safe

    Former manager admits to stealing €7,000 from shop safe

    A former local fast food chain manager with a serious gambling problem was remanded in custody after he admitted to raiding the safe of the Valletta outlet. Romanian-born Ionut Dorin Soimosan, 31, who declared in open court that he had been...

  • Mixed reactions to fuel stations policy proposal

    Mixed reactions to fuel stations policy proposal

    Environmental organisations have had mixed reactions to the proposed revision of the fuel stations policy, welcoming its drive to protect rural land but warning that it may not alone be enough to stop the flood of applications. The revision would...

  • Watch: News headlines from around the world - April 17, 2018

    Watch: News headlines from around the world - April 17, 2018

    From Syrian’s missile attacks to performing bears, these are some of the main news highlights from around the world.

  • Hunter warned to avoid temptation while on bail

    Hunter warned to avoid temptation while on bail

    “Make sure you do not go out hunting again,” was a magistrate’s word of warning to a man who was granted bail after admitting to various breaches of hunting regulations. Anthony William Theuma, a 42-year old whose passion for hunting landed him in...

  • Kirkop tunnel temporarily reopened to traffic

    Kirkop tunnel temporarily reopened to traffic

    A decision to close one of the Kirkop tunnels for urgent roadworks was taken after contractors working overnight found that part of the road foundations had to be replaced, Transport Malta said on Tuesday.  Motorists reported gridlock in the area...

  • Ladder fall leaves man grievously injured

    Ladder fall leaves man grievously injured

    A 69-year-old man was grievously injured on Tuesday when he fell off a ladder while carrying out maintenance works. The police said the accident happened in a garage at Triq Victor Denaro, Msida, at 11.20am. The man, who is from Paola, was taken...