"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
Malta’s famous Azure Window rock arch is no more.
The structure collapsed as Malta was hit by rough seas and stormy weather.
European Union finance ministers have agreed new rules to crack down on big multinational companies that are not paying their fair share of tax.
Fearing a new wave of migrants this Spring, EU leaders – meeting in Malta – have backed new measures to stem the flow of people from the Libyan coast.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has been in town for an informal EU summit in Malta – despite her plan to start negotiations for Brexit.
EU leaders have backed new steps to stem immigration from Africa, including financing migrant camps in Libya run by the UN-backed government.
EU leaders are holding a one-day, informal, summit in Malta to discuss migration and the consolidation of Europe once the UK leaves the bloc.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top stories from Europe’s de-facto political capital.
Migration and life after Brexit will dominate discussions as EU leaders meet in the Maltese capital of Valletta on Friday.
The reality of Brexit is hitting Europe “hard on the nose” and the migrant crisis has arisen from a “dysfunctional” system, Malta’s prime minister has told…
It is tough for us to balance our work and our personal life, but add kids to the mix and the going gets really tough, especially for women.
Joseph Farrugia has been the president of the Malta Employers’ Association since 2001 and a board member of the Employment and Training Corporation and the Employment Relations…
Malta’s Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna is also the incoming President of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN).
Baroque on the rock.
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This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Britain’s deal for leaving the European Union should be “inferior” to membership, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Wednesday, taking aim at eurosceptics who claim the UK could ‘have its ca
Two Libyan men have appeared in court in the Maltese capital Valetta, charged with hijacking an airliner on Friday.
Libya's Transport Minister promises tighter controls following plane hijack to Malta.