Malta-Sicily fast ferry rivals still waiting for Italian port permits despite ticket sales
The much-anticipated start of Virtu Ferries’ and Ponte Ferries’
Malta involved in Italian fuel tax fraud investigation worth €1 billion
Dozens of people have been arrested and almost €600
Italy: Journalists’ phones wiretapped by prosecutors
A number of Italian journalists had their phones wiretapped
Surge in racist and hate speech online following government decisions
Online hate has surfaced repeatedly over the past few
MFSA intervenes to block Gordon Debono’s second court-laundering scam
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has stepped in
Lawyers get €60,000 each in case that led to Gordon Debono moving €1 million
Maltese lawyer Robert Montalto and Cypriot lawyer Ionnis Moditis
Malta-based gaming firm accused of failing to declare €4 billion taxable income
Updated to include SKS365’s response. Italian police have accused
‘Sex and cheap labour’ most widespread reasons for human trafficking in EU
Sex trafficking is by far the most widespread form
‘Someone who saves lives is not a criminal’
A number of online petitions have been launched to
Can independent media survive where the rule of law is under threat?
A free and impartial media is the fourth pillar
‘No adequate protective measures for Daphne Caruana Galizia’ – report
“The Mafia is a systematic threat to press freedom,”
Still stranded at sea after 7 days despite European cities opening their ports
“In Libya, militias forced me to work 12 hours
Tackling the migration challenge in the central Mediterranean
This is a guest post by Martin Cauchi Inglott
Look him in the eye
Ever stumble across a dead body? It happened to
Eight European countries agree to take the 49 migrants at sea
The 49 migrants who have been stranded at sea
Report maps presence of Italian mafia in foreign countries, Malta tops list
Malta is the country with the highest number of
Further arrests in anti-mafia probe involving Malta-based gaming firms
Two men who lead ‘Ndrangheta clans linked to Malta-based gaming firms
Aquarius forced to end operations as Europe condemns people to drown
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and SOS Méditerranée announced this
Italian journalists respond to political attack with nationwide protests
Italian journalists organised protests across the country yesterday against
Italy accuses Malta of providing migrants with fuel instead of rescuing them
The Italian government has once again accused Malta of
Salvini investigated for ‘kidnapping migrants’
Italian far-right deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini is under
Australia’s migrant policy is no model for us
In the First World War, Wilfred Owen once wrote,
EU military expert warns against returning migrants to Libya
The former director of the Maltese coast guard, Colonel
UNHCR appeals to Italy to disembark migrants
The UN Refugee Agency appealed to the Italian authorities
Lifeline acquires new vessel to rescue people at sea
Mission Lifeline, whose rescue ship was impounded by the
Malta allows Aquarius in port
The Aquarius will be allowed to enter Maltese ports
UPDATED: EU intervention in Aquarius standoff
Updated to include the government’s reaction The European Commission
Amnesty blames deaths at sea on Italy and Malta
Malta and Italy’s policies are to blame for the deaths
Zoomafia: The illegal smuggling of birds from Italy to Malta
Police investigations in southern Italy have exposed a smuggling
Aquarius returns to sea to save lives 
Some six weeks after being denied access to Italian