The Malta Independent 17 January 2019, Thursday


Watch - Never do this: Young man jumps off a cruise ship

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 16:12 Last update: about 14 hours ago

A new video has been posted yesterday of a young man jumping off a cruise ship while the vessel was sailing near the port. The footage filmed by one of his friends shows the young man climbing on...

Pope wants bishops to punish sex abusers, not cover up cases

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 15:32 Last update: about 15 hours ago

Pope Francis is insisting that bishops attending his high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit will learn the laws to use against predators, how to care for victims and will make sure that no cleric...

Rihanna sues father over use of their last name for business

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 13:05 Last update: about 17 hours ago Associated Press

Rihanna is suing her father over his use of their last name for a business. In the lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Los Angeles, Rihanna, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, says...

Explaining the border 'backstop' that halted Brexit deal

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 09:06 Last update: about 21 hours ago

Much of the stated opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union centered on the "backstop." The provision was designed to prevent the reintroduction of border...

'Black Panther' poised to become an Oscars heavyweight

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 08:49 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

"Black Panther" has, in a way, already been to the Oscars. Much of the film's cast was eagerly highlighted at March's ceremony: a welcome splash of blockbuster luster at an Academy Awards that...

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