Trump claims he is nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Donald Trump has said he has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. The US president told reporters he was nominated by Japan’s prime minister for his work opening dialogue with North Korea. At a White House event to discuss the proposed Mexico border wall, Mr Trump said Shinzo Abe ‘gave me the most beautiful […]

Apple could slash iPhone prices to boost sales

Your next iPhone could cost you much less. Apple has signalled it is ready to slash prices in a bid to boost falling sales. The company’s latest set of financial results confirmed that iPhone revenues – which make up the bulk of its business – were 15% lower than a year ago. The iPhone maker […]

Trump and Kim Jong Un to meet again ‘within weeks’

Donald Trump is to hold a second summit with Kim Jong Un in February, the White House has confirmed. It follows the US president’s meeting with the North Korean leader in June: the first ever between leaders of the two nations. The announcement came after Kim Yong Chol, Pyongyang’s top nuclear negotiator, visited Washington. It’s […]

Rihanna sues her dad for using her Fenty brand name

Rihanna has taken her father to court, accusing him of exploiting the use of their last name. The Umbrella star, 30, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, filed a lawsuit in the US federal court in Los Angeles on Tuesday. She accused her father Ronald Fenty of fraud over his Fenty Entertainment company. The court […]

Michelle Obama named ‘most admired woman’ in the US

Former US first lady Michelle Obama has ended Hillary Clinton’s 17-year run as America’s most admired woman. Mrs Clinton came third in the annual poll, with television presenter Oprah Winfrey in second. The Queen finished in the top 10 for the 50th time, according to pollsters Gallup. Former President Barack Obama was most admired man […]

New York is set to legalise cannabis next year

The governor of New York state has announced that he will push for the legalisation of recreational cannabis next year. Andrew Cuomo said that it was time to ‘legalise cannabis once and for all’. The move that could bring in $1.3 billion a year in taxes. The announcement means that New York City residents and tourists in […]

Maltese charity gets a boost from the US Navy

Dozens of warships visit Malta’s stunning Grand Harbour every year. Sailors from the Royal Navy, Italian Navy and French Navy are regular visitors to Valletta, and use their time to take a break, soak up the Maltese sunshine and explore everything the island has to offer. But the crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Arleigh […]

US Navy flagship returns to Malta’s Grand Harbour

The flagship of the United States Sixth Fleet has returned to Malta’s historic Grand Harbour for the first time in six years. The USS Mount Whitney is the command and control ship of the United States Navy and NATO in the Mediterranean. While in Malta, the crew will enjoy several days of rest and recuperation […]

This map reveals how Malta looked 330 million years ago

Malta just isn’t the same as it used to be. And by that we mean 330 million years ago. Back when the world was one big continent, you could walk from Malta to New York or Greenland. That’s because Europe was once joined to North America, Africa, South America, Asia and Antarctica. Artist Massimo Pietrobon posted this […]