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# malta - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Inquiry into Malta journalist’s death blames state which 'created an atmosphere of impunity'
# Daphne Galizia
# Daphne Galizia

Inquiry into Malta journalist’s death blames state which 'created an atmosphere of impunity'

Thu 7:30 PM 7,345 Views 2 Comments

Daphne Caruana Galizia’s family had sought the inquiry into the 2017 car bombing near the family home in Malta.

# malta - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Irish holidaymakers in Malta end quarantine as Embassy warns against travel without Digital Covid Cert
# Gov Island
# Gov Island

Irish holidaymakers in Malta end quarantine as Embassy warns against travel without Digital Covid Cert

Updated Jul 22nd 2021, 7:29 PM 46,146 Views 40 Comments

Malta is the only European country not accepting HSE vaccination cards as proof of vaccination.

Varadkar apologises to those who have had a 'bad experience' with the Digital Covid Cert helpline
# Going Abroad
# Going Abroad

Varadkar apologises to those who have had a 'bad experience' with the Digital Covid Cert helpline

Updated Jul 22nd 2021, 4:58 PM 25,930 Views 65 Comments

The Tánaiste also said 17,000 certs have been reissued after an “error” with the fada in peoples’ names.

# malta - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Malta confirms seven passengers from Dublin flight must quarantine over 'non-compliant' HSE certs
# Malta
# Malta

Malta confirms seven passengers from Dublin flight must quarantine over 'non-compliant' HSE certs

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 3:33 PM 104,494 Views 142 Comments
  • The Irish holidaymakers can leave quarantine if they obtain a Digital Covid Certificate
  • Minister of State Ossian Smyth has said he will do everything he can to ensure the certs are issued
  • The Irish Travel Agents Association says Malta is the only country not accepting HSE vaccination cards

# malta - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Malta, Hungary and Denmark topping EU vaccine tables - what can we learn from them?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Malta, Hungary and Denmark topping EU vaccine tables - what can we learn from them?

Mar 14th 2021, 9:30 PM 46,327 Views 59 Comments

Different approaches to the roll-out have been taken across the EU.

# malta - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Man jailed for 15 years for murder of Maltese anti-corruption journalist
# DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA
# DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA

Man jailed for 15 years for murder of Maltese anti-corruption journalist

Feb 23rd 2021, 5:26 PM 13,003 Views 0 Comments

Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car-bomb explosion in October 2017.

# malta - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Man added to Europe's 'Most Wanted List' last seen in Dublin
# Wanted
# Wanted

Man added to Europe's 'Most Wanted List' last seen in Dublin

Oct 27th 2020, 7:40 PM 217,854 Views 42 Comments

He is wanted for the murder of a woman in Malta in 2015.

# malta - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Maltese Prime Minister says he is under investigation following death of five migrants
# Malta
# Malta

Maltese Prime Minister says he is under investigation following death of five migrants

Apr 18th 2020, 8:39 PM 39,692 Views 27 Comments

Five people died and seven others went missing while their boat was in distress off Malta’s coast this week.

# malta - Monday 2 December, 2019

Explainer: Why is Malta's prime minister standing down over the murder of a journalist?
# DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA
# DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA

Explainer: Why is Malta's prime minister standing down over the murder of a journalist?

Dec 2nd 2019, 2:17 PM 7,990 Views 0 Comments

There have been weeks of protests against Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat.

# malta - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Senior Maltese government officials resign following probe into murder of journalist Daphne Galizia
# Investigation
# Investigation

Senior Maltese government officials resign following probe into murder of journalist Daphne Galizia

Nov 27th 2019, 8:46 AM 10,165 Views 10 Comments

The PM’s chief of staff and the tourism minister resigned following public pressure.

# malta - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Businessman arrested over murder of Maltese journalist in 2017
# DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA
# DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA

Businessman arrested over murder of Maltese journalist in 2017

Nov 20th 2019, 10:04 AM 11,207 Views 0 Comments

Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb.

# malta - Friday 15 November, 2019

Spain hammer seven past Malta, Italy score 10th straight win and Sweden book Euro spot
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Spain hammer seven past Malta, Italy score 10th straight win and Sweden book Euro spot

Nov 15th 2019, 10:46 PM 4,059 Views 1 Comment

There was plenty of qualification action across the groups on Friday.

# malta - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Punches thrown, vodka downed and music blared on chaotic Ryanair flight to Malta
# Flight From Hell
# Flight From Hell

Punches thrown, vodka downed and music blared on chaotic Ryanair flight to Malta

May 2nd 2019, 7:42 AM 174,766 Views 76 Comments

RTÉ reporter Kieran Dineen has said several brawls broke out during the flight.

# malta - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Oil tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives in Malta after being turned back towards Europe
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Oil tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives in Malta after being turned back towards Europe

Mar 28th 2019, 10:35 AM 26,965 Views 52 Comments

The tanker had been heading to Libya.

# malta - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Stepping in for absent Spain boss Enrique the 'worst day' of assistant coach's career
# Euro 2020 Qualifier
From The42
# Euro 2020 Qualifier

Stepping in for absent Spain boss Enrique the 'worst day' of assistant coach's career

Mar 27th 2019, 7:51 AM 11,764 Views 0 Comments

The manager had to miss Spain’s Malta win due to a family emergency.

# malta - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Spain labour to victory in the absence of manager
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

Spain labour to victory in the absence of manager

Mar 26th 2019, 10:34 PM 7,309 Views 2 Comments

Luis Enrique missed the win over Malta due to a family emergency.

# malta - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Ireland to accept 5 migrant minors from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people
# Malta
# Malta

Ireland to accept 5 migrant minors from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

Jan 10th 2019, 12:05 PM 18,759 Views 88 Comments

Almost 50 migrants who were stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships arrived in Malta yesterday.

# malta - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Ireland to accept migrants from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Ireland to accept migrants from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

Jan 9th 2019, 6:11 PM 23,817 Views 138 Comments

49 migrants stranded at sea for weeks arrived in Malta today following the deal.

# malta - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Maltese champions Valletta have offered Usain Bolt a two-year professional contract
# Bolt From The Blue
From The42
# Bolt From The Blue

Maltese champions Valletta have offered Usain Bolt a two-year professional contract

Oct 16th 2018, 9:38 AM 5,285 Views 0 Comments

Maltese champions are majority-owned by a group of investors from the UAE.

# malta - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Malta to allow rescue ship Aquarius to dock but migrants will be sent to other EU countries
# Mediterranean
# Mediterranean

Malta to allow rescue ship Aquarius to dock but migrants will be sent to other EU countries

Aug 14th 2018, 3:20 PM 9,520 Views 19 Comments

The 141 migrants on board will be distributed among France, Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal and Spain.

# malta - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Ireland agrees to take in 25 migrants from stranded Lifeline ship
# Migrants
# Migrants

Ireland agrees to take in 25 migrants from stranded Lifeline ship

Jun 26th 2018, 9:02 PM 28,949 Views 117 Comments

The Lifeline boat has 234 migrants on board and has been refused permission to dock in a number of countries.

# malta - Monday 11 June, 2018

Spain allows stranded rescue boat with over 600 migrants, including 7 pregnant women, to dock
# Immigration Debate
# Immigration Debate

Spain allows stranded rescue boat with over 600 migrants, including 7 pregnant women, to dock

Updated Jun 11th 2018, 2:51 PM 26,911 Views 93 Comments

For a second day, Italy and Malta refused to let a rescue ship with 629 people aboard dock in their ports.

# malta - Sunday 22 April, 2018

International media come together to shed light on gruesome killing of Maltese journalist
# The Daphne Project
# The Daphne Project

International media come together to shed light on gruesome killing of Maltese journalist

Apr 22nd 2018, 8:15 AM 13,723 Views 10 Comments

Outspoken journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia (53) was murdered in October 2016 after a bomb was placed under her car.

# malta - Monday 4 December, 2017

Eight arrested over murder of Maltese investigative journalist who was killed in car bomb
# DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA
# DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA

Eight arrested over murder of Maltese investigative journalist who was killed in car bomb

Dec 4th 2017, 9:56 AM 10,775 Views 7 Comments

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced the arrests in a statement this morning.

# malta - Monday 6 November, 2017

Bono and Queen Elizabeth are among the world's super rich exposed in the Paradise Papers
# Tax Avoidance
# Tax Avoidance

Bono and Queen Elizabeth are among the world's super rich exposed in the Paradise Papers

Nov 6th 2017, 7:41 AM 40,772 Views 151 Comments

The Guardian reports that Bono used a company based in Malta to buy a Lithuanian shopping centre.

# malta - Friday 3 November, 2017

Maltese journalist's funeral held after media and politicians told to stay away
# Murder
# Murder

Maltese journalist's funeral held after media and politicians told to stay away

Nov 3rd 2017, 8:55 PM 14,486 Views 14 Comments

Daphne Galizia died after she was blown up in a car bombing on 16 October.

# malta - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Malta offers €1 million euro reward over journalist's murder
# Reward
# Reward

Malta offers €1 million euro reward over journalist's murder

Oct 22nd 2017, 12:01 PM 12,514 Views 21 Comments

The 53-year-old woman died in a car bombing on Monday.

# malta - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'We don't want a reward, we want you to resign': Murdered journalist's sons tell Malta PM to quit
# Substantial Reward
# Substantial Reward

'We don't want a reward, we want you to resign': Murdered journalist's sons tell Malta PM to quit

Oct 19th 2017, 3:28 PM 9,688 Views 9 Comments

“The Prime Minister asked for our endorsement. This is how he can get it: show political responsibility and resign.”

# malta - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Malta's Prime Minister calls murdered journalist his 'biggest adversary' but promises justice
# DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA
# DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA

Malta's Prime Minister calls murdered journalist his 'biggest adversary' but promises justice

Oct 18th 2017, 12:40 PM 11,377 Views 19 Comments

Daphne Caruana Galizia had written stories on Maltese links to the Panama Papers leaks.

# malta - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Investigative journalist killed in Malta car bomb
# Government Critic
# Government Critic

Investigative journalist killed in Malta car bomb

Oct 17th 2017, 7:50 AM 15,789 Views 15 Comments

Daphne Caruana Galizia was a prominent journalist and government critic.

# malta - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Irish man suffering from 'grievous injuries' after being hit by car in Malta
# Sliema
# Sliema

Irish man suffering from 'grievous injuries' after being hit by car in Malta

Sep 16th 2017, 11:50 AM 13,985 Views 0 Comments

The police found that a 35-year-old Irishman who lives in the town had been hit by a car.

# malta - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Six-year-old Irish girl seriously injured in Malta
# Gozo
# Gozo

Six-year-old Irish girl seriously injured in Malta

Aug 9th 2017, 1:09 PM 24,487 Views 1 Comment

Maltese police said that the girl got into difficulty while swimming in a pool at a private residence.

# malta - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage

Jul 13th 2017, 6:54 AM 10,337 Views 125 Comments

Malta, the EU’s smallest nation, becomes the bloc’s 15th member to legalise same-sex unions.

# malta - Thursday 9 March, 2017

"Heartbreaking": Malta's iconic Azure Window arch has collapsed after a storm
# Gozo
# Gozo

"Heartbreaking": Malta's iconic Azure Window arch has collapsed after a storm

Mar 9th 2017, 10:22 AM 41,475 Views 48 Comments

You might have seen the arch in Game of Thrones.

# malta - Friday 3 February, 2017

Enda off to Malta for EU meeting but Theresa May set to be excluded
# Did It To Yourself
# Did It To Yourself

Enda off to Malta for EU meeting but Theresa May set to be excluded

Feb 3rd 2017, 7:23 AM 12,261 Views 32 Comments

All 28 EU leaders will attend today’s meeting in Malta, with Theresa May to be excluded from the afternoon session.

# malta - Friday 23 December, 2016

Two men used fake weapons to hijack Libyan plane
# Gaddafi Supporters
# Gaddafi Supporters

Two men used fake weapons to hijack Libyan plane

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:35 PM 40,622 Views 70 Comments

They had claimed to have a grenade when they took over the plane, which had over 100 people on board.

# malta - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Almost 250 migrants, who were forced to sail at gunpoint, feared drowned in Mediterranean
# Libya
# Libya

Almost 250 migrants, who were forced to sail at gunpoint, feared drowned in Mediterranean

Nov 3rd 2016, 9:25 PM 19,789 Views 81 Comments

Many of those who sailed today from Libya are believed to have been forced to do so at gunpoint.

# malta - Monday 24 October, 2016

Five dead after small plane crashes at Malta airport
# Incident
# Incident

Five dead after small plane crashes at Malta airport

Oct 24th 2016, 8:15 AM 33,600 Views 11 Comments

The airport said that emergency services were dispatched to the scene immediately.

# malta - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Ireland's water charges are among the lowest in Europe...*
# Waterworld
# Waterworld

Ireland's water charges are among the lowest in Europe...*

Oct 9th 2016, 7:40 AM 14,701 Views 115 Comments

* And that’s even before they were suspended. Dublin meanwhile ranks 31st out of 31 European cities in terms of percentage income spent on charges each year.

# malta - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Southgate does not understand Rooney boos
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Southgate does not understand Rooney boos

Oct 8th 2016, 9:02 PM 10,787 Views 19 Comments

A section of England supporters left the interim manager baffled.

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