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January 7, 2019 3:04 PM Italy warns Juncker over migrant ships near Malta

The Work and Pensions Minister of Italy reiterated co-Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini's message Italian ports will be shut for any more migrant ships travelling from Africa via the Mediterranean Sea. He claimed the two ships currently waiting to be accepted by a European member state should dock in Malta where the migrants can be seen from the coast 129

December 22, 2018 8:33 PM Malta airlifts newborn and mother from migrant ship

Malta has airlifted a newborn and his mother from a Spanish migrant rescue ship and rejected accusations that it had refused food to more than 300 other migrants on board. The baby was born three days earlier on a beach in Libya and his life was in danger, the Proactiva charity said. Proactiva's boat was refused entry to Malta and Italy, while France 90

November 11, 2018 3:53 PM 'I've had enough of this S**T!' Salvini RAGES at Malta and France in major threat to EU

Italy's Interior Minister and Deputy Prime Minister said he was "fed up" with the rest of Europe "treating Italy like a refugee camp". On Saturday, Mr Salvini alleged the Maltese authorities gave fuel and a compass to a boat of 13 migrants to help them reach Lampedusa instead of welcoming them to their country as obliged by European agreements. On Sunday 49

November 9, 2018 12:01 AM Warship in danger of SINKING after colliding with oil tanker in Norwegian fjord

A WARSHIP is in danger of sinking after smashing into an oil tanker, prompting the evacuation of 137 sailors. Up to eight people were injured in the collision in the Hjeltefjord near Bergen, Norway, when the KNM Helge Ingstad crashed into a vessel from Malta. The warship is currently in danger of sinking, while the tanker, named the Sola TS, is slightly 77

October 26, 2018 8:49 AM Britons caught up in powerful earthquake at Greek tourist hotspot

Britons visiting the tourist island, also known as Zante, were forced to evacuate their hotels, with half-dressed parents waiting by the pool for hours in the cold clutching children in blankets at around 2am local time (1am BST). One said they had "never moved so quickly" when the "screams and alarms" began on Friday morning. Three people were taken 76

October 18, 2018 6:32 AM Usain Bolt: Eight-time Olympic champion 'turns down' Valletta contract

Usain Bolt has turned down a two-year deal from Maltese champions Valletta FC, as he continues his pursuit to become a professional footballer. The winner of eight Olympic sprinting titles, who retired from athletics in 2017, is currently on trial at Australia's Central Coast Mariners. Bolt, 32, scored two goals in a recent pre-season friendly but has not been offered 54

September 10, 2018 2:59 PM ‘Gibraltar is BRITISH!’ Gibraltar marks national day with HUGE message to Spain

GIBRALTAR has marked its national holiday with a huge show of patriotism - and a clear warning to Spain, who still dispute British sovereignty of the Rock. Waving banners and flags, one of which was emblazoned with the words “Gibraltar is British”, hundreds of Gibraltarians took to the streets of the Rock to celebrate today. The holiday commemorates 49

June 30, 2018 5:18 PM The Latest: Spain rescues 63 migrants near southern coast

Spain's Maritime Rescue Service says it has picked up 63 people trying to reach the country's southern Mediterranean coast while authorities look for another missing boat. RETRANSMISSION OF XAP116 TO IMPROVE QUALITY - Migrants aboard a rubber dinghy off the Libyan coast receive aid from rescuers aboard the Open Arms aid boat, of Proactiva Open Arms Spanish 56

June 30, 2018 12:34 PM Reliving the big day! Newlywed Lisa Curry, 56, kisses husband Mark Tabone in India... revealing they packed their wedding outfits on their honeymoon

She got married to Mark Tabone on the picturesque Sunshine Coast last month and then again in Malta. And it seems newlywed Lisa Curry, 56, can't seem to get enough of being the blushing bride. The age-defying blonde took to Instagram on Saturday, to share a tender snap of herself and Mark posing in their wedding outfits at the Qutb Minar complex in India 33

June 28, 2018 7:33 AM Spanish ship sails toward migrant zone, with 4 EU lawmakers

ABOARD THE ASTRAL (AP) - A Spanish rescue ship has set sail for international waters, carrying four European parliamentarians as EU nations bicker over managing migrant flows across the Mediterranean Sea. The Astral departed Malta early Thursday to join the Open Arms rescue ship already in the search and rescue zone off the coast of Libya. Both are operated 36