The Malta Independent 22 April 2018, Sunday


Tourists at iconic French abbey evacuated after threat

Sunday, 22 April 2018, 17:38 Last update: about 42 minutes ago Associated Press

French authorities evacuated tourists from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and searched houses Sunday on the famed outcropping in the English Channel for a visitor who apparently threatened to attack...

Thousands sing 'Happy Birthday' to Queen Elizabeth II

Sunday, 22 April 2018, 07:37 Last update: about 10 hours ago Associated Press

The audience at Royal Albert Hall got a rare treat Saturday — the chance to sing "Happy Birthday" to the longest reigning monarch in British history. Queen Elizabeth II, with her eldest son...

Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 08:14 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady and mother of a president whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush,...

France's Macron says EU must reform to fight rising nationalism

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 13:51 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday urged the European Union to reform itself to offer better protection for its citizens in a world troubled by wars and authoritarian regimes. The...

8-year-old boy at school slashes other students with knife

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 08:36 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

An 8-year-old student took a kitchen knife to a central Minnesota elementary school and randomly attacked three other children Monday, authorities said. Police Chief Perry Beise said the victims...

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