Malta’s PM cheers Queen at Commonwealth summit

Malta’s prime minister has praised the Queen for her ‘passionate leadership’ of the Commonwealth. Joseph Muscat was addressing world leaders at the opening ceremony of the CHOGM summit at Buckingham Palace. He also signalled Malta’s strong support for Prince Charles to take over as the next leader of the Commonwealth when he becomes King. Maltese […]

Will Malta ban plastic straws and cotton buds?

Pressure is growing on Malta and other Commonwealth nations to ban the sale of plastic straws and cotton buds. Environmental campaigners say the move would help to protect our seas from the growing problem of plastic pollution. Theresa May told Commonwealth leaders that plastic straws would be outlawed across England ‘very soon’. She urged other […]