Tuesday

21st Nov 2017

Ticker

Maltese opponent killed in car blast

Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed Monday by a bomb while she was driving from home. A fierce critic of prime minister Joseph Muscat, Caruana Galizia had written articles about corruption on the island, including on the Panama Papers, where it was revealed that companies had been set up in tax havens by close associates to Muscat. Muscat expressed "great shock and sadness at the brutal murder."

Opinion

EU must confront Poland and Hungary

Curtailing NGOs and threatening judicial independence are the hallmarks of developing-world dictators and authoritarian strongmen, not a free and pluralistic European Union.

Amsterdam wins EU medicines agency on coin toss

The staff of the London-based EMA will move to the Dutch city of Amsterdam after Brexit, following a coin toss. Chance also decided the new home of the European Banking Authority: Paris.

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