Tuesday’s Morning Briefing.
Migrant vessel Sea-Watch 3 captain Pia Klemp yesterday accused Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and European politicians of bearing responsibility for the mass grave in the Mediterranean Sea. (The Times)
Lawyers defending the captain of the MV Lifeline, a vessel that brought in 234 migrants and who was charged in court with not having a valid registraton, suspect that the whole case is a witch-hunt. (The Independent)
A magisterial inquiry is under way to establish how an unspecified number of ecstasy pills went missing from court. (The Times)
Rescue teams have found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive in a cave in Thailand nine days after the group went missing, according to a high-ranking person involved in the search and rescue operation.
The European Commission has launched an infringement procedure by sending a Letter of Formal Notice to Poland regarding the Polish law on the Supreme Court, which critics says undermines the body’s independence and the rule of law, both key tenets for the bloc.
A report that Donald Trump is looking to walk away from the World Trade Organisation and instead adopt a United States Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act, or Fart Act, has been greeted with loud amusement on Twitter.
Hyundai Motor has today announced a multi-year partnership with Chelsea Football Club, which will see the Hyundai brand logo presented on the sleeve of the new Blues jersey in all domestic competitions from next season until 2022, as the Global Automotive Partner.