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 […]

Malta’s worst storm for 37 years ‘reached hurricane levels’

Malta was battered by hurricane-force winds at the weekend, the Met Office has confirmed. It said the terrifying winds reached speeds of 133km/h at 4am on Sunday, leaving behind a trail of destruction. According to the Beaufort Scale, winds faster than 118km/h are classified as hurricane level. Meanwhile the Prime Minister told Parliament that the storm […]

Theresa May thanks Malta for Brexit promise to expats

Theresa May has thanked Malta for reassuring concerned British expats living in the Maltese Islands they ‘have nothing to worry about’ after Brexit. A Downing Street spokesman said: ‘Mrs May thanked Joseph Muscat for the assurances on residency and rights that he has given to UK nationals living in Malta in the event of no deal. […]

Maltese hit-and-run police officer is hailed a hero

A Maltese traffic officer who almost died in a hit-and-run attack has thanked the Prime Minister for his support. PC Simon Schembri has been hailed a hero for his courage after losing an arm in the horrific accident in Luqa two months ago. The dad-of-three from Paola paid tribute to Joseph Muscat for his kindness and help […]