Joseph Muscat, prime minister of Malta, speaks during a press conference at the  in Valletta, Malta in December 2016. Photograph: Domenic Aquilina/EPA

Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat, engulfed in crisis over the investigation into a murdered journalist, announced on Sunday he planned to step dow(...)

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Malta has been sharply criticised by an influential European monitoring body for inadequately tackling financial crime, in a report highlighting the r(...)

Migrants celebrate aboard the ‘Ocean Viking’ rescue ship, jointly operated by French NGOs SOS Mediterranee and Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF Doctors without Borders) on August 23, 2019, as six EU countries agreed to take them in after 14 days at sea. Photograph: ANNE CHAON/AFP/Getty Images

The Government has agreed to accept an as-yet undisclosed number of migrants from the Ocean Viking ship, which has been drifting in the Mediterranean (...)

Ryanair already operates six aircraft at its Maltese base under its own brand, servicing more than 60 routes.

Ryanair is in advanced talks with the government of Malta to launch a new airline on the island called Malta Air, it is understood. Ryanair said on M(...)

Search and rescue: some of the migrants picked up in the Mediterranean Sea. Photograph: SOS Mediterranée/AFP

A bitter standoff between Italy and Malta over a boat carrying hundreds of migrants that neither country would allow to dock was resolved on Monday af(...)

A boat carrying an estimated 200 migrants has capsized off the Italian island of Lampedusa where a shipwreck last week left more than 300 dead. Italia(...)

Election emigration: overseas citizens might be affected by decisions made about social welfare, education, taxation, immigration, broadcasting and consular protection, even if they plan never to move back. Photograph:  Jens Schlueter/Getty Images

At a meeting hosted by the London Irish Lawyers Association to debate the future of Seanad Éireann, about 80 Irish people are packing out the National(...)