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On This Day…

1787 – The Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by a majority of delegates attending the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

1953 – … Read more

Corporate Dispatch Malta Newspaper Review

Good morning,

These are the headlines from Malta’s Newspapers:

The Times reveals that a governor at the Financial Services Authority filed a judicial protest to … Read more

Apple takes fight against 13-billion-euro EU tax order to court

Apple will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission order to pay 13 billion euros ($14.4 billion) in Irish back taxes in … Read more

Photo story: Life-size Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron on display in Budapest

The life-size Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron is on display at the WestEnd City Center in Budapest, Hungary.

The functioning and driveable Chiron was made from … Read more

Nationwide government events launched in the UK to help businesses get ready for Brexit

Local businesses across the UK will receive tailored advice and support on preparing for Brexit on 31 October, as part of a series of nationwide … Read more

EPA’s Eye in the Sky: County Donegal, Ireland

A picture take with a drone shows the 200-year-old Fanad Head Lighthouse on the northern coast of County Donegal, Ireland.

The lighthouse was built in … Read more

Saudi says that Iranian weapons were used in aerial strikes

Saudi Arabia said Monday that Iranian weapons had been used in the aerial strikes over the weekend that interrupted much of the kingdom’s oil production. … Read more

Iran seize fuel tanker in Gulf

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have seized a vessel in the Gulf for allegedly smuggling 250,000 litres of diesel fuel to the United Arab Emirates, Iran’s semi-official … Read more

‘Hulk’ Johnson shies away from fewer than 100 protesters in Luxembourg

In the end the Incredible Hulk shied away from fewer than 100 protesters, Politico reports.

Rather than face heckling from a small but boisterous crowd … Read more

RAF in action against ISIS in Syria

Royal Air Force aircraft have continued to fly daily armed reconnaissance missions over Iraq and eastern Syria as part of the global coalition against the … Read more

Photo Story: Highlights of the aftermath of the floods in Spain

As weather conditions are now beginning to stabilise and are expected to improve over the coming day, Spain is coming to terms with last week’s … Read more

Saype’s Beyond Walls Project land art in Geneva

A picture taken with a drone shows a view of a giant biodegradable landart painting by French-Swiss artist Saype at the Parc de la Grange
Read more

Deutsche Bank cuts probability of no-deal Brexit to 35% vs 50%

Deutsche Bank said on Monday it cut its probability that Britain will crash out of the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal to … Read more

Italian police arrest Juventus ultra-groups members for extortion, money laundering and violence

Italian police on Monday arrested 12 hardcore ‘ultra’ fans of Serie A champions Juventus in relation to a probe by Turin prosecutors, sources quoted by … Read more

President George Vella in private audience with Pope Francis (Updated)

Today, Monday 16 September 2019, the Holy Father Francis received in audience the President of Malta, His Excellency Mr. George Vella, who subsequently met with … Read more

UPDATED: Johnson in Luxembourg for key Brexit talks with Juncker and Barnier

Acting European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (R) and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (L) sit for a meeting in Luxembourg, 16 September 2019.

British Prime … Read more

Photo Story: Preparations for the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China

A Chinese woman using a mobile phone takes pictures of an installation celebrating the upcoming the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic … Read more

British government campaign to encourage travellers to check passport validity after Brexit

A million text messages will be sent by the British government to passport holders who may be affected by new passport validity rules in a … Read more

Italy to kick off construction of coastal road project in Libya

The Libya Observer reports that the Libyan embassy in Rome announced that Italy and Libya’s Presidential Council’s government are going to start construction work of … Read more

Scholz determined to remain Germany’s finance minister

Germany’s Olaf Scholz, highest profile candidate in the Social Democrats’ (SPD) leadership race, said he would stay on in his post as finance minister if … Read more

Paris wants to give €500 subsidies for e-bikes

The Île-de-France transport authority plans to offer citizens €500 to buy an e-bike in 2020. A growing number of local and national governments are following … Read more

Prime Minister says that the government is committed to expanding the middle class – The Headlines: L-Orizzont

L-Orizzont also quotes the Prime Minister who said that he will continue to concentrate on the economic success of the country. Turning to the budget, … Read more

Malta Tenant Support founder says legislation should next tackle overcrowding in housing units and quality control – The Headlines: The Independent

The Independent says that the Planning Authority Board will on Thursday decide on an application to build a car showroom adjacent to a fuel station … Read more

PN celebrates the 55th anniversary of Independence Day – The Headlines: In-Nazzjon

In-Nazzjon reports on a series of events organised by the PN to celebrate the 55th anniversary of Independence Day. On Sunday the party held … Read more

Prime Minister quells rumours that he is about to step down after the budget is passed – The Headlines: The Times

The Times reports that Prime Minister Joseph Muscat quelled rumours that he is about to step down after the budget is passed. The paper says … Read more

Photo Story: The Rally Turkey 2019 in Marmaris

Thierry Neuville of Belgium drives his Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC during day 3 of the Rally Turkey 2019 in Marmaris, Turkey.

 

Photo: EPA-EFE/NIKOS MITSOURAS… Read more

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John Bolton’s departure changes the Iran game – Tonio Galea

John Bolton’s departure from the post of National Security Advisor was welcomed with a sigh of relief by some, if not many, especially Iran.

Bolton … Read more

A new EU Commission – but a new dawn? – Matthew Bugeja

The formation of the new European Commission seems to be coming together. Incoming Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has put together quite a good … Read more

The Corporate Dispatch Week – 14th September 2019

The Corporate Dispatch Week ePublication edition for 14th September is out now. This publication is a Corporate ID Group publication by Corporate Dispatch. It brings … Read more

The Corporate Dispatch Week – 7th September 2019

Corporate Dispatch is pleased to present the first edition of its first e-Publication The Corporate Dispatch Week.

The publication presents the main news of the … Read more

President George Vella in private audience with Pope Francis (Updated)

Today, Monday 16 September 2019, the Holy Father Francis received in audience the President of Malta, His Excellency Mr. George Vella, who subsequently met with … Read more

Prime Minister says that the government is committed to expanding the middle class – The Headlines: L-Orizzont

L-Orizzont also quotes the Prime Minister who said that he will continue to concentrate on the economic success of the country. Turning to the budget, … Read more

Malta Tenant Support founder says legislation should next tackle overcrowding in housing units and quality control – The Headlines: The Independent

The Independent says that the Planning Authority Board will on Thursday decide on an application to build a car showroom adjacent to a fuel station … Read more

PN celebrates the 55th anniversary of Independence Day – The Headlines: In-Nazzjon

In-Nazzjon reports on a series of events organised by the PN to celebrate the 55th anniversary of Independence Day. On Sunday the party held … Read more

Prime Minister quells rumours that he is about to step down after the budget is passed – The Headlines: The Times

The Times reports that Prime Minister Joseph Muscat quelled rumours that he is about to step down after the budget is passed. The paper says … Read more

Helena Dalli speaks about the challenges ahead – The Headlines: The Malta Independent on Sunday

The Independent on Sunday publishes an interview with designated EU Commissioner for Equality Helena Dalli.  She said that, in her experience, stereotypes are a bigger … Read more

Joseph Muscat dismisses imminent departure rumours – The Headlines: Illum

Illum says that Joseph Muscat insisted with the Labour Party Executive that he has no intention of stepping down after the budget. The paper said that … Read more

Apple takes fight against 13-billion-euro EU tax order to court

Apple will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission order to pay 13 billion euros ($14.4 billion) in Irish back taxes in … Read more

Boris Johnson prepares for first meeting with Juncker

The UK is not prepared to postpone Brexit beyond the current 31 October deadline, Boris Johnson is to tell European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at … Read more

€676 million worth of EU investments in Poland for better rails and roads

The European Commission adopted three major Cohesion Policy projects, modernising the Polish rail and road network and increasing travel safety while reducing costs and travel … Read more

EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn defends ‘European way of life’ portfolio

In an interview with Euronews, EU commissioner Johannes Hahn, defended the Ursula von der Leyen decision to create a European Commission named “protecting the European … Read more

Photo Story: First Seminar of Nominated European Commissioners

EU Commission President-designate Ursula Von der Leyen (C) poses for a family photo with members of the EU Commission.

This was taken during a seminar … Read more

European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

Today, the European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) are co-hosting the world’s first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate … Read more

Juncker objects to the new portfolio title ‘Protecting our European Way of Life’

In an exclusive interview with Euronews, outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that the newly established portfolio titled ‘Protecting our European Way of Life’ … Read more

The European Union continues to lead the global fight against climate change

The European Commission has adopted a Communication reaffirming the EU’s commitment to accelerated climate ambition.

Preparing for the Climate Action Summit by the United Nations … Read more

Nationwide government events launched in the UK to help businesses get ready for Brexit

Local businesses across the UK will receive tailored advice and support on preparing for Brexit on 31 October, as part of a series of nationwide … Read more

‘Hulk’ Johnson shies away from fewer than 100 protesters in Luxembourg

In the end the Incredible Hulk shied away from fewer than 100 protesters, Politico reports.

Rather than face heckling from a small but boisterous crowd … Read more

Deutsche Bank cuts probability of no-deal Brexit to 35% vs 50%

Deutsche Bank said on Monday it cut its probability that Britain will crash out of the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal to … Read more

UPDATED: Johnson in Luxembourg for key Brexit talks with Juncker and Barnier

Acting European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (R) and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (L) sit for a meeting in Luxembourg, 16 September 2019.

British Prime … Read more

British government campaign to encourage travellers to check passport validity after Brexit

A million text messages will be sent by the British government to passport holders who may be affected by new passport validity rules in a … Read more

Poll finds UK-wide support for second Scottish independence referendum

A second referendum on Scottish independence and one on the Northern Irish border issue have widespread support among voters on the UK mainland, a new … Read more

EU businesses warn no-deal Brexit would be disaster

Britain’s exit from the European Union without a divorce agreement would be a disaster and must be ruled out, Europe’s biggest business organisation said on … Read more

Boris Johnson prepares for first meeting with Juncker

The UK is not prepared to postpone Brexit beyond the current 31 October deadline, Boris Johnson is to tell European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at … Read more

Algeria calls presidential elections for December

Algeria will vote for its next president on December 12, interim President Abdelkader Bensalah announced Sunday, calling it “a historic day to make the dreams … Read more

Democratic front-runners for the US presidency clash at the party’s third debate

Democratic front-runner Joe Biden and close rivals Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have clashed over healthcare at the party’s third debate, which was sponsored by … Read more

Trudeau calls general election

Justin Trudeau has called a general election in Canada and dissolved the country’s parliament.

The Canadian Governor General Julie Payette formally gave her blessing for … Read more

Commons block second election attempt

Boris Johnson has lost his second attempt to trigger an early general election in his sixth humiliating Commons defeat since becoming prime minister.

Ahead of … Read more

Brexit Delays would see voters turning their back to the Tories

According to Britain Elects, recriminations may be on their way for Boris Johnson and the Conservatives if the UK’s departure from the EU is delayed.… Read more

Pete Buttigieg insists in 2020, not only should Trump be removed, but also defeat Trumpism

In an interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais, Maltese-American Democratic Presidential nominee Pete Buttigieg said that in next year’s election “it’s very important that we … Read more

Tunisia airs first ‘great debate’ ahead of presidential poll

Days before the first round of Tunisia’s presidential election, the fledgling democracy presented the first of three nights of televised debates between the candidates on … Read more

Conservatives in the UK extend lead over Labour to 10 points despite chaotic week

The Conservatives have extended their lead over Labour as pro-Brexit voters return to the party, according to the latest Opinium poll for the Observer.

Despite … Read more

Italy to kick off construction of coastal road project in Libya

The Libya Observer reports that the Libyan embassy in Rome announced that Italy and Libya’s Presidential Council’s government are going to start construction work of … Read more

Scouts mobilise to help conflict-affected people in Libya

The Scouts and Guides Movement of Murzuq has announced its readiness to form an emergency room to provide humanitarian assistance to those affected by the … Read more

Fatal drone strike in Tarhuna, Libya

Three members of Libya’s eastern force, including two commanders, were killed late on Friday in a drone strike on Tarhuna city by the internationally recognised … Read more

Air traffic at Mitiga Airport in Libya to remain suspended

The management of Mitiga Airport has confirmed that air traffic will remain suspended until further notice.

“The air traffic will only be resumed by a … Read more

Merkel says Germany will do its part to avoid proxy war in Libya

Whilst warning that the situation in Libya risked destabilising the whole of Africa Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, she added that Germany will do … Read more

WHO sends life-saving medical supplies to Libya 

 WHO is delivering urgently-needed medicines and medical supplies to more than 40 primary health care centers and referral hospitals across Libya.

The supplies, which are … Read more

Uneasy calm descends on Tripoli frontlines

The Libya Observer reports that an uneasy calm has descended on southern Tripoli frontlines after a day of heavy fighting.

Saturday saw heavy clashes between … Read more

Renewed fighting in southern Tripoli

At least three fighters aligned with Libya’s U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) were killed in an offensive on Saturday aimed at pushing back eastern … Read more

Italian police arrest Juventus ultra-groups members for extortion, money laundering and violence

Italian police on Monday arrested 12 hardcore ‘ultra’ fans of Serie A champions Juventus in relation to a probe by Turin prosecutors, sources quoted by … Read more

Italy finally assigns safe harbor to the Ocean Viking

Italy assigned Lampedusa as a safe harbor to 82 people rescued by the charity vessel Ocean Viking, the humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders said on … Read more

Chaos in Rome metro due to technical faults

Passengers were forced to walk for hundreds of metres in a Rome metro tunnel after several cars on a train were evacuated for technical faults … Read more

Al Bano to be removed from Ukraine blacklist

Italian singer-songwriter Al Bano is to be removed from Ukraine’s blacklist for those who have allegedly supported Russia’s illegitimate claim to Crimea, his lawyer has … Read more

7,000 unvaccinated children banned from schools in the Italy

A reported 7,000 unvaccinated children under the age of six will not be admitted in schools in the Veneto region, regional health authorities announced.

According … Read more

Italian PM Conte wants financial penalties for those refusing to carry the burden of migration

Premier Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday that EU member States which refuse to share the burden of the arrival of migrants should face financial penalties.

“Those … Read more

Italian government given green light by Parliament’s vote of confidence

The new Italian government was approved in a vote of confidence on Monday evening after Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte pledged that the new ruling coalition … Read more

UPDATED: 4.5 earthquake registered in southern Italy, tremor felt in Malta

In the early hours of Monday an earthquake of the intensity of 4.5 was registered in southern Italy.

The tremor was registered in the sea, … Read more

First US warship enters Lebanon in more than 30 years

US destroyer USS Ramage (R) sails from Beirut port, Lebanon, on Sunday 15 September 2019.

According to the US embassy in Beirut, the Arleigh Burke-class … Read more

Kim invited Trump to visit Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August, a South Korean newspaper reported … Read more

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of The Cars, found dead in NYC

Ric Ocasek, the singer whose popular new-wave band, The Cars, helped define the sound of rock music in the late 1970s and ’80s, was found … Read more

Trump says US ‘locked and loaded’ after attack on Saudi oil

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said the United States was “locked and loaded” following a drone attack on a major Saudi Arabian oil facility, … Read more

Disney CEO resigns from Apple board

Apple Inc announced that Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company’s board of directors on Sept. 10 as the … Read more

Two asteroids to pass by Earth in a day

NASA has announced that an enormous asteroid is to pass earth Saturday night.

The asteroid, known as Asteroid 2000 QW7, is between 300 to 600 … Read more

US-Saudi nuclear power talks likely Monday

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said he will meet the new Saudi energy minister on Monday and likely discuss plans the kingdom has to build … Read more

Additional round of layoffs at Uber

Uber announced an additional round of layoffs Tuesday, this time from its product and engineering teams. A total of 435 people are to be laid … Read more

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Disney CEO resigns from Apple board

Apple Inc announced that Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company’s board of directors on Sept. 10 as the … Read more

KLM to cut one daily flight from Brussels to Amsterdam

The Dutch airline, KLM, will cancel one of its daily flights between Brussels and Amsterdam Schiphol in March 2020, the company announced.

Instead of the … Read more

Luxol St Andrews Unveil New Coach, Line-Up for 2019-2020 Season

Luxol St Andrews today unveiled their new coach and line-up for the 2019-2020 season. The club will be led by Brian Said who is returning … Read more

Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro unveiled

Apple has unveiled its iPhone 11 range of handsets, which feature more cameras than before and a processor that has been updated to be faster … Read more

Societal Wellbeing is a shared responsibility – Malta2030

In line with Corporate ID Group’ mission to empower, enable and foster meaningful communications and communities, today we had the privilege to brief H.E. President … Read more

World Bank’s Georgieva sole candidate for IMF’s managing director role

World Bank boss Kristalina Georgieva is the sole candidate to become the International Monetary Fund’s managing director this fall.

The IMF confirmed the Bulgarian is … Read more

Microsoft chooses 555 UK educators to lead innovation in the classroom

More than 500 educators from across the UK who use technology to help students learn have been named Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts.

A total of … Read more

FDI in Luxembourg, Netherlands, Malta, Ireland, Switzerland and British territories fuelled by multinational corporate tax avoidance – Research

40%  of the world’s stock of foreign direct investment (FDI) is “phantom” capital, designed to minimise companies’ tax liabilities rather than financing productive activity, according … Read more

H&M stops buying Brazilian leather over Amazon rainforest fires

Fashion retailer H&M said Friday it is suspending leather purchases from Brazil to make sure it is not supporting cattle farming that may be contributing … Read more

Kia Motors appoints renowned automotive designer Karim Habib

Kia Motors Corporation has appointed Karim Habib as Senior Vice President and Head of Kia Design Center. Habib’s appointment will enable Kia to continue enhancing … Read more

McDonald’s to treat blood donor heroes at McCafe on September 12

According to the American Red Cross, somebody somewhere needs blood every two seconds for emergencies and surgery for patients suffering from chronic illness, traumatic … Read more

Alitalia rescuers to ask for another delay

Companies hoping to rescue Italian carrier Alitalia [CAITLA.UL] will ask for a deadline for presenting their plan to be extended as they are still negotiating … Read more

KLM to cut one daily flight from Brussels to Amsterdam

The Dutch airline, KLM, will cancel one of its daily flights between Brussels and Amsterdam Schiphol in March 2020, the company announced.

Instead of the … Read more

Luxol St Andrews Unveil New Coach, Line-Up for 2019-2020 Season

Luxol St Andrews today unveiled their new coach and line-up for the 2019-2020 season. The club will be led by Brian Said who is returning … Read more

Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro unveiled

Apple has unveiled its iPhone 11 range of handsets, which feature more cameras than before and a processor that has been updated to be faster … Read more

H&M stops buying Brazilian leather over Amazon rainforest fires

Fashion retailer H&M said Friday it is suspending leather purchases from Brazil to make sure it is not supporting cattle farming that may be contributing … Read more

Kia Motors appoints renowned automotive designer Karim Habib

Kia Motors Corporation has appointed Karim Habib as Senior Vice President and Head of Kia Design Center. Habib’s appointment will enable Kia to continue enhancing … Read more

McDonald’s to treat blood donor heroes at McCafe on September 12

According to the American Red Cross, somebody somewhere needs blood every two seconds for emergencies and surgery for patients suffering from chronic illness, traumatic … Read more

Alitalia rescuers to ask for another delay

Companies hoping to rescue Italian carrier Alitalia [CAITLA.UL] will ask for a deadline for presenting their plan to be extended as they are still negotiating … Read more

Express Trailers Inaugurates New Learning Centre

Express Trailers has completed a new state-of-the-art learning centre for the training of its employees. The LOGIC Learning Centre located within Express Trailers’ premises, represents … Read more

Marks and Spencer expected to be expelled on Wednesday from the FTSE 100

Marks and Spencer, a bastion of the UK high street, is expected to be expelled on Wednesday from the FTSE 100, the group of the … Read more

Revolut plans new base in Portugal, increase in headcount to strengthen customer service

Revolut plans to increase its employee headcount by almost a third in an effort to strengthen its customer service and compliance departments, hiring 400 staff … Read more

Ryanair appoints new CEO

Ryanair has appointed veteran executive Eddie Wilson as chief executive of Ryanair’s main airlines business, but he will report to Michael O’Leary who will become … Read more

Lego embraces AI to translate instructions into audio and braille

Lego is using artificial intelligence to translate building instructions into audio and braille to help visually-impaired children enjoy their play sets.

The new accessibility initiative Read more

Lexus Sponsors First Solo Show By Lexus Design Award-Winning Studio Tangent At 2019 London Design Festival

Lexus is the proud sponsor of the first major solo exhibition by the London-based design engineering studio Tangent. Works by Tangent will be on … Read more

Holiday firm Thomas Cook agrees key terms of rescue deal

Thomas Cook Group said on Wednesday it had agreed the key commercial terms of a rescue package with investor Fosun Tourism, its banks and a … Read more

The Night Eagle has landed

The Night Eagle has landed on the latest Jeep Renegade and Compass models.  With the addition of black accents to this well specified model, this … Read more

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On This Day…

1787 – The Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by a majority of delegates attending the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

1953 – … Read more

Corporate Dispatch Malta Newspaper Review

Good morning,

These are the headlines from Malta’s Newspapers:

The Times reveals that a governor at the Financial Services Authority filed a judicial protest to … Read more

Apple takes fight against 13-billion-euro EU tax order to court

Apple will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission order to pay 13 billion euros ($14.4 billion) in Irish back taxes in … Read more

Photo story: Life-size Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron on display in Budapest

The life-size Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron is on display at the WestEnd City Center in Budapest, Hungary.

The functioning and driveable Chiron was made from … Read more

Nationwide government events launched in the UK to help businesses get ready for Brexit

Local businesses across the UK will receive tailored advice and support on preparing for Brexit on 31 October, as part of a series of nationwide … Read more

EPA’s Eye in the Sky: County Donegal, Ireland

A picture take with a drone shows the 200-year-old Fanad Head Lighthouse on the northern coast of County Donegal, Ireland.

The lighthouse was built in … Read more

Saudi says that Iranian weapons were used in aerial strikes

Saudi Arabia said Monday that Iranian weapons had been used in the aerial strikes over the weekend that interrupted much of the kingdom’s oil production. … Read more

Iran seize fuel tanker in Gulf

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have seized a vessel in the Gulf for allegedly smuggling 250,000 litres of diesel fuel to the United Arab Emirates, Iran’s semi-official … Read more

‘Hulk’ Johnson shies away from fewer than 100 protesters in Luxembourg

In the end the Incredible Hulk shied away from fewer than 100 protesters, Politico reports.

Rather than face heckling from a small but boisterous crowd … Read more

RAF in action against ISIS in Syria

Royal Air Force aircraft have continued to fly daily armed reconnaissance missions over Iraq and eastern Syria as part of the global coalition against the … Read more

Photo Story: Highlights of the aftermath of the floods in Spain

As weather conditions are now beginning to stabilise and are expected to improve over the coming day, Spain is coming to terms with last week’s … Read more

Saype’s Beyond Walls Project land art in Geneva

A picture taken with a drone shows a view of a giant biodegradable landart painting by French-Swiss artist Saype at the Parc de la Grange
Read more

Deutsche Bank cuts probability of no-deal Brexit to 35% vs 50%

Deutsche Bank said on Monday it cut its probability that Britain will crash out of the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal to … Read more

Italian police arrest Juventus ultra-groups members for extortion, money laundering and violence

Italian police on Monday arrested 12 hardcore ‘ultra’ fans of Serie A champions Juventus in relation to a probe by Turin prosecutors, sources quoted by … Read more

President George Vella in private audience with Pope Francis (Updated)

Today, Monday 16 September 2019, the Holy Father Francis received in audience the President of Malta, His Excellency Mr. George Vella, who subsequently met with … Read more

UPDATED: Johnson in Luxembourg for key Brexit talks with Juncker and Barnier

Acting European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (R) and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (L) sit for a meeting in Luxembourg, 16 September 2019.

British Prime … Read more

Photo Story: Preparations for the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China

A Chinese woman using a mobile phone takes pictures of an installation celebrating the upcoming the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic … Read more

British government campaign to encourage travellers to check passport validity after Brexit

A million text messages will be sent by the British government to passport holders who may be affected by new passport validity rules in a … Read more

Italy to kick off construction of coastal road project in Libya

The Libya Observer reports that the Libyan embassy in Rome announced that Italy and Libya’s Presidential Council’s government are going to start construction work of … Read more

Scholz determined to remain Germany’s finance minister

Germany’s Olaf Scholz, highest profile candidate in the Social Democrats’ (SPD) leadership race, said he would stay on in his post as finance minister if … Read more

Paris wants to give €500 subsidies for e-bikes

The Île-de-France transport authority plans to offer citizens €500 to buy an e-bike in 2020. A growing number of local and national governments are following … Read more