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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

Photo Story: The 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock Fesitval

People look out at a giant number ’50’ made with a peace sign mowed into the field at the Woodstock Festival Monument, located at the … Read more

Trump suggests ‘personal meeting’ with Chinese President over Hong Kong crisis

President Donald Trump in a tweet Wednesday suggested a “personal meeting” with China’s President Xi over the ongoing Hong Kong crisis, as investors remained on … Read more

Suspect arrested after hours-long Philadelphia standoff in which 6 officers shot

A suspect was in custody in Philadelphia early Thursday, hours after a gunman opened fire on police and wounded six officers in an armed standoff.… Read more

Corbyn plans to call no-confidence vote to defeat no-deal, ask to be as caretaker PM

Jeremy Corbyn has urged the leaders of the other opposition parties and Tory rebels to install him as caretaker PM in order to stop a … Read more

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg sails to New York

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg waves to well-wishers while leaving Plymouth, Britain, 14 August 2019. Greta Thunberg is making her way from Plymouth to New York … Read more

Ryanair’s Irish pilots to proceed with strike

Directly employed Ryanair pilots based in Ireland, who are members of the Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association (IALPA), are to strike for 48 hours from … Read more

Syrian rebels claim to have shot down government warplane

A Syrian government warplane is reported to have been shot down as fighting continues in the rebel-held northern province of Idlib.

The Syrian Observatory for … Read more

Liverpool wins UEFA Super Cup

Liverpool won the UEFA Super Cup for a fourth time following a penalty shoot-out defeat of Premier League rivals Chelsea in Istanbul.

The Reds came … Read more

Developing Story: Shooting situation in Philadelphia

Update: Philadelphia police were shot at Wednesday afternoon after responding to a shooting incident in a North Philly neighborhood.

A large police presence responded to … Read more

Open Arms heading towards Lampedusa after Italian court orders lift of ban

There was a breakthrough this evening on the predicament of 115 immigrants who have been stranded on board the vessel Open Arms for 13 days.… Read more

No US-UK trade deal if Brexit endangers N. Irish peace agreement – Pelosi

There is no chance of Congress approving a US-UK trade agreement if Brexit undermines the Good Friday peace agreement in Northern Ireland, the speaker of … Read more

Footballer Emiliano Sala had high levels of Carbon Monoxide prior to fatal plane crash

Footballer Emiliano Sala was exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide prior to a fatal plane crash in the English Channel, a report has revealed.… Read more

Malta: 81 year old man, reported missing, found dead

Today at around 1605hrs the Police were informed that their assistance was needed since a person was found laying on the ground in the limits … Read more

Italian police foil kidnapping of woman in Turin

Police in Turin on Wednesday foiled the apparent kidnapping of a woman after being alerted by members of the public in the city’s Piazza San … Read more

Lisbon Airport operations restricted due to fuel strike

Portugal’s Airport Authority (ANA)has complained that the pace of resupplying Lisbon Airport with fuel is “insufficient and is at levels well below those stipulated for … Read more

Photo Story:  Independence Day in Pakistan

Pakistani boy wave Pakistan’s national flag as the nation celebrate Independence Day and to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir, in Karachi, Pakistan, 14 … Read more

Breakthrough in new drug treatments to fight Ebola in DR Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced what could be a major breakthrough in the battle against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo … Read more

Photo Story: Preparations for Oktoberfest 2019

Various instances at the Theresienwiese fair ground during preparations for the Oktoberfest 2019 in Munich, Germany, 14 August 2019.

The traditional Munich Beer Festival, the … Read more

Barclays no longer banking cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase

Barclays is no longer providing banking services to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relationship that started in March … Read more

Frontex releases video showing the moment stranded migrants were spotted from the air

Video released on Wednesday by the European Union’s border agency Frontex reveals the moment when two men were first spotted lying aboard a dinghy floating … Read more

Facebook workers listened to Messenger conversations

Bloomberg reports that Facebook contractors were listening to and transcribing select voice conversations that were held using its Facebook Messenger chat platform. The company reportedly … Read more

Fighting around Tripoli resumes

Fighting around Tripoli resumed overnight, following a two-day truce observed during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.

The two-day cease-fire, proposed by the U.N., was … Read more

Photo Story: Heavy rainfall in Poland

Cars drive through street during heavy rainfall in Przemysl, Poland, 14 August 2019.

The Institute of Meteorology and Water Management reported that in the coming … 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

‘Migrants experiencing horrific circumstances in Libya,’ says Spanish NGO Open Arms

The number of migrants stranded in the Mediterranean Sea has risen to more than 500.

Open Arms, the Spanish NGO operating one of the vessels, … Read more

Chinese military build-up in Shenzhen as Hong Kong tensions escalate

A handout satellite image made available by Maxar Technologies shows military and security vehicles parked in the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center, in Shenzhen, China, 12 … Read more