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Malta : Bond Issuer Rankings – Edward Rizzo

All bond issuers on the Regulated Main Market and the companies that act as guarantors to several of the issuers have now published their annual … Read more

IoScoot celebrates a year of growth

IoScoot is celebrating its first anniversary. It’s been one year since the electric motorbike-sharing service was launched in Malta in 2018, introducing an innovative mobility … Read more

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns

The chief executive of Cathay Pacific, Rupert Hogg, has resigned in the wake of the protests in Hong Kong.

Paul Loo is also leaving as … Read more

Midday Dispatch – Corporate and Financial News

Fears over a global economic downturn were intensified by disappointing data from China and Germany, sending bond yields tumbling to new lows and weighing on … Read more

Talks to avert Ryanair’s Irish pilots strike

Ryanair’s directly employed pilots in Ireland agreed to attend mediated talks starting on Wednesday to avert a strike their trade union said would go ahead … Read more

Midday Dispatch – Corporate and Financial News

Argentina’s peso lost 14 percent of its value against the dollar when exchange markets opened on Monday after President Mauricio Macri suffered a crushing defeat … Read more

Daily NewsFeed

Sydney running out of water due to drought

Australia’s biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity … Read more

Switzerland introduces higher fees for Schengen visas

Switzerland has moved into line with European Union changes to Schengen visa applications that will raise the costs for adults and children aged between six … Read more

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’

An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, … Read more

Trump mulled buying Greenland

U.S. President Donald Trump has privately discussed with aides and advisers the idea of the United States purchasing the island of Greenland, an autonomous Danish … Read more

Milan suspends use of e-scooters rental

The authorities in Milan, Italy, have informed companies in the city that hire electric scooters to suspend their activity and to withdraw from circulation this … Read more

Woman seriously injured, others injured in multiple car collision in Gozo

A woman was seriously injured in a traffic accident on Triq l-Imġarr Ghajnsielem, Gozo at 1am.

Newsbook reports that the victim, who is a foreign … Read more

July was the hottest month ever recorded

United States government scientists  confirmed that July was the hottest month on record, edging out the previous record-holder, July 2016.

The most unusual average temperatures … Read more

Photo Story: Grand Tattoo farewell ceremony for Ursula von der Leyen

Former German Defence Minister and President-elect of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen (C), is handed a certificate from a German soldier, during a … Read more

Corporate Dispatch Morning Briefing

Good morning

These are the main stories for today.

The Times publishes an interview with a man rescued from a rubber boat by the Armed … Read more

U.S. Threatens Visa Bans For Crew Of Freed Iranian Oil Supertanker

The United States says the crew of an Iranian supertanker whose departure Washington apparently was unable to block from Gibraltar could be subject to a … Read more

On this day…

1959 USSR introduces installment buying

1960 Britain grants independence to crown colony of Cyprus

1962 Ringo Starr replaces Pete Best as Beatles’ drummer, first official … Read more

Metallica Donates 250,000 Euros for Romanian Pediatric Cancer Clinic

American heavy metal band Metallica has donated 250,000 euros to a Romanian association building the country’s first pediatric oncology hospital.

The donation to Daruieste Viata … Read more

UPDATED: Final farewell to Italian TV presenter Nadia Toffa

Hundreds of mourners said farewell to Nadia Toffa at the 40-year-old journalist and TV presenter’s funeral in her native Brescia on Friday after her death … Read more

Unexploded WWII bomb found in Kremlin

An unexploded WWII bomb was found in the grounds of the Kremlin in Moscow on Thursday, Sergei Khlebnikov, the commandant of the Kremlin, told Russian … Read more

Brazil threatens Mercosur exit

Brazil’s economy minister has said the country could leave the Mercosur trade bloc if Argentina’s opposition wins presidential elections later this year. He also questioned … Read more

German police smash child pornography ring on darknet

German cybercrime experts brought down a child pornography platform on the darknet following months of intensive investigation, authorities in the German state of the Mecklenburg-Western … Read more

Photo Story: Forest fire in southern Spain

A firefighter plane drops a load of water during a forest fire in El Madrono, Sevilla Andalucia, southern Spain.

Weather warnings have been issued as … Read more

Ryanair cabin crew in Spain threaten 10 days of strikes in September

Unions representing Ryanair cabin crew in Spain have announced plans to hold 10 days of strikes in September unless the airline changes its plans to … Read more

Trump says progress being made in trade deal with UK

President Donald Trump said that the United States and UK were moving rapidly towards a deal on trade that would be “fantastic and big.”

“I … Read more

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea, fires two more missiles into the sea

North Korea has rejected any further talks with South Korea, calling its decision “completely the fault of South Korea’s actions”.

It issued a statement in … Read more

UEFA Super Cup’s victory makes Liverpool the most successful team in England

The UEFA super cup victory on Wednesday made Liverpool the most successful side in England.

It was Liverpool’s 43rd trophy win, surpassing Manchester United’s tally … Read more

ECB’s Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary (BIRD) website hacked

Hackers have infiltrated a European Central Bank website used by banks to prepare reports to authorities.

The ECB shut down the Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary … Read more

Salvini is sorry, but now the ‘frittata’ (omlette) is done – Everyone is the creator of his own destiny – Di Maio

“Salvini is now sorry, but now the ‘frittata’ (omelette) is done. Everyone is the creator of his own destiny. Good luck.”

In a Facebook post, … Read more

25 persons arrested by Maltese Drug Squad after possession of drugs during ‘entertainment’ activities

Twenty five persons aged between 17 and 42 have been arrested by the Drugs Squad Police during the night in Rabat, Malta.

These people were … Read more

Israel blocks two US Democrat Congressman from visiting

Israel is blocking two US Democratic lawmakers and prominent critics of Israel from visiting.

Omar and Tlaib — the first two Muslim women in Congress Read more

Arron Banks, the Leave.EU founder and Farage’s financier targets activist Greta Thunberg in ‘vile’ tweet

Arron Banks has been criticised and reported to Twitter after he sent a “vile” tweet about teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg as she set sail … Read more