Gozo lawyer lands top job at the European Commission

A lawyer from Gozo has landed a top job in the EU. Charmaine Hili from Nadur has been appointed by the incoming European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen. She will be her chief adviser on migration. The migrants crisis is one of the most important issues facing the EU. Charmaine previously served in Jean-Claude Juncker‘s […]

Labour wins Malta’s Euro election by 42,656 votes

The European Parliament elections were held on Saturday, with the Partit Laburista leading a comfortable victory with more that 42,600 votes. Six of the 41 candidates who contested were elected to represent Malta in the EP for the next five years, with two new faces. The PL won four of the six seats. The MEPs […]

Revealed: Europe’s top 10 destinations for 2019

Just in time for summer, Lonely Planet has revealed its ‘Best in Europe’ list for 2019. The travel guide’s list highlights must-see places and includes remote coastlines, vibrant cities and off-the-beaten-track regions. High Tatras in Slovakia was named Europe’s number one destination for summer 2019. It is one of the few areas in Europe where […]

WATCH: Malta’s Michela wows world’s media at Eurovision

There’s no stopping Malta’s Michela Pace. Just hours after her brilliant first rehearsal on stage ahead of next week’s Eurovision Song Contest, the Chameleon singer sat down for her first press conference with the world’s media. Michela, 18, from Victoria in Gozo revealed she had been given good advice by Ira Losco and then wowed […]

Malta fans celebrate first home victory in 13 years

Malta fans have been celebrating after the national side made a dream start to their European Championship campaign. 10-man Malta beat the Faroe Islands in their first home win in 13 years. Goals from Nwoko and Borg secured an impressive 2-1 victory at Ta’ Qali. Malta’s last win at the National Stadium dated back to […]

Malta’s Marija Elena Borg makes Malta proud

Marija Elena Borg is one to watch for the future. The 24-year-old has made Malta proud after winning a top European essay-writing competition. Marija Elena, who is an EU funding expert at the Malta Business Bureau in Valletta, beat more than 80 young people from across the EU to win the top prize. She successfully pitched […]