Friday

19th Jan 2018

Ticker

Gay marriage becomes legal in Malta

Same sex couples in Malta can marry in civil ceremonies and enjoy the same rights and obligations as men and women after a new law came into effect on the islands Friday. Helena Dalli, the EU affairs minister, said it was designed to promote "equality in our society" and to fight "social prejudice". Malta is the 25th country in the world and the 15th in Europe to legalise gay marriage.

Nato prepares to take in Macedonia

Macedonia to be invited into Nato as soon as it solves name dispute, but Russia-linked Greek nationalists could slow things down.

Opinion

Taking full benefit of supercomputers in Europe

Newly-announced financial help for so-called 'supercomputers' can help both EU member states, and small and medium-sized companies to grow - in fields such as health diagnostics, driverless cars and even earthquake predicting.

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