First Female Swedish Prime Minister Resigns After 7 Hours

  Sweden’s first female Prime Minister, Magdalena Andersson, in history resigned just hours after being appointed.     Andersson resigned when the coalition Green Party retired their alliance, and the proposed budget was thereafter disapproved by parliament. Instead, the parliament approved the budget forwarded by the Opposition, composed of the Demo Christians and Swedish Democrats. […]

Over 7,000 People Came Together For The President’s Fun Run

  On Sunday, every local town and village came together with the President for the 12th-edition, annual President’s Fun Run!     This year, hundreds of people took part as they wandered across each and every locality in Malta, with the collaboration of the Local Councils to raise funds for the Malta Community Chest Fund. […]

Prime Minister Robert Abela Acknowledges Sean Meli’s Heroic Rescue

  Prime Minister Robert Abela has acknowledged Sean Meli’s efforts in saving a woman and a boy from drowning in Sliema yesterday.     The incident took place on Wednesday at around 7:15pm near Sliema Chalet, as the local police force revealed. Though members of the Civil Protection Unit and District Police arrived on the […]

Clint Camilleri ‘honoured’ to be new Minister for Gozo

Clint Camilleri has been named as the new Minister for Gozo. The 29-year-old MP replaces Justyne Caruana who was forced to resign on Sunday night. She stepped down following newspaper claims about her husband’s friendship with the alleged mastermind behind the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia. Mr Camilleri said he was ‘honoured’ to serve as […]

Prime Minister’s daughter reveals his hilarious nickname

By any standards, Malta’s new Prime Minister has had a hectic first week in office. But Robert Abela’s adorable seven-year-old daughter has stolen the media spotlight from her father once again after revealing he has a nickname. Giorgia Mae, who went viral on Bay’s social media on Tuesday for her enthusiastic waving from the Palace […]

Prime Minister’s daughter ‘steals the show’ in Valletta

Robert Abela’s daughter has become an overnight social media sensation. Giorgia Mae, 7, stole the show just minutes after her father was sworn in as Malta’s new Prime Minister. She was spotted waving enthusiastically to the crowds in Valletta from the balcony of the Palace on Monday afternoon. Social media users were quick to praise […]

It’s a busy day ahead for Malta’s new Prime Minister

Robert Abela has revealed he feels ‘greatly honoured’ to serve as Malta’s new prime minister. In his first major speech to the nation, he said that Malta needs to ‘keep moving forward’. In a televised address on Monday night, the new PM added: ‘People want peace of mind and stability. ‘People want national unity because […]

Robert Abela is sworn-in as Malta’s new Prime Minister

Malta has a new Prime Minister. Robert Abela was sworn-in during a special ceremony at the Palace in Valletta on Monday afternoon. He took the oath of office in front of the President of Malta, George Vella. Dr Abela was accompanied by his wife Lydia, daughter Giorgia Mae, and other relatives. After the ceremony, he […]

Gozo’s much-missed Azure Window gets special honour

It made headlines around the world when it crashed into the sea at Dwejra in Gozo. But now the Azure Window is to be remembered by having a street named after it. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat approved the name for a new road in San Lawrenz. Azure Window Street will link Tower Street and Dwejra […]

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy’s Prime Minister

Italy’s Prime Minister has announced he will resign. Giuseppe Conte made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon after delivering a blistering attack against his coalition partner and Matteo Salvini. It comes after interior minister Mr Salvini, pictured below, tabled a no confidence motion against the prime minister, withdrawing support for the populist government. In response, Mr […]

Boris becomes Britain’s new Prime Minister

Boris Johnson is the UK’s new prime minister. He met with The Queen at Buckingham Palace where he was officially given permission to form a new government. The former London mayor took the reins of power after Theresa May handed her resignation to the monarch. Boris is The Queen’s 14th British prime minister. Her first was […]

Jean-Claude Juncker to visit Malta this week

The outgoing president of the European Commission will be in Malta this week for a two-day official visit. Jean-Claude Juncker will hold talks with the Prime Minister at Castille in Valletta on Monday evening with Brexit high on the agenda. He will be awarded  a Maltese honour – the National Order of Merit – by […]

WATCH: Boris dodges the same question 26 times

Boris Johnson has dodged questions about a ‘staged’ photograph with his girlfriend as he took questions during a live radio phone-in. An image of the former London mayor with Carrie Symonds appeared on the front pages of the British newspapers on Tuesday morning. The couple first hit the headlines last week after neighbours called the […]

WATCH: Emotional Theresa May cries as she resigns

Theresa May has broken down in tears as she announced she will resign as British Prime Minister on June 7 after failing to deliver her Brexit deal. Speaking outside Downing Street this morning, she outlined her plan to quit after facing increasing calls from within her own party and the opposition benches to step down. […]

Prince William to meet Christchurch terror attack survivors

Prince William will honour the victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks as he arrives in New Zealand on behalf of The Queen. The Duke of Cambridge will begin his trip in Auckland on Thursday before travelling to Christchurch. He will meet with those affected by the terror attack, including survivors and their families, the emergency […]

10 things you need to know about Malta’s new President

George Vella has officially been sworn-in as the President of Malta. The Prime Minister paid tribute to Malta’s new head of state as ‘a man of absolute integrity’. Dr Vella is Malta’s 10th president since 1974. He was awarded an honorary knighthood by The Queen five months ago. Malta’s outgoing president Marie Louise Coleiro Preca […]