Almost 100 migrants found living in stables in Marsa

Around 100 suspected illegal immigrants have been found living in ‘horrendous’ conditions in a stable in Marsa. Shocked police officers discovered mouldy walls, old mattresses, clothes hanging from nails and a terrible stench. The residents were reportedly paying around €100 a month each to live in the stables near the Marsa Racecourse. Around 50 police […]

Malta reaches EU deal to relocate 65 migrants

Malta has allowed a group of 65 illegal immigrants rescued off Libya to come to Valletta. They were picked up from a rescue ship in the middle of the Mediterranean. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said that all 65 would be relocated to other parts of the EU, following talks with the European Commission. The migrants […]

Attack kills dozens of migrants in Libya

At least 40 people have been killed after an air strike hit a detention centre for migrants in the Libyan capital. The air strike targeting the facility in Tripoli’s Tajoura neighbourhood also wounded 80 migrants. Social media shared photos of migrants being taken in ambulances to hospitals. Most of the dead are believed to be […]

Migrants heading to Malta ‘won’t be allowed to stay’

Malta has allowed a ship carrying 141 migrants to dock in Valletta. But those on board won’t be allowed to stay in Malta. Instead, they will be flown to France, Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal and Spain. The move ends an standoff over who should accept the rescue ship named Aquarius. In a tweet, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat […]