Three teenage migrants have been charged in Malta with seizing control of a merchant ship and using force and intimidation against the crew, which is considered a terrorist crime under Maltese law.
Italy’s hardline interior minister has branded the migrants who hijacked a tanker as pirates while aid groups blamed European Union policy for the incident which was ended by the intervention of a Maltese special operations team.
A Maltese special forces team has boarded a tanker that had been hijacked by migrants rescued at sea, and returned control to the captain, before escorting it to a Maltese port.
Robbie Mackenzie, from Newmachar, will spend 10 months cruising the Canary Islands and Mediterranean as part of the onboard entertainment team on Marella Dream.
Research conducted by Aberdeen academics has found that eating a certain diet could lower stroke risk for women.
Wake to the Mediterranean sun and enjoy an early morning swim in crystal clear waters. Breakfast will be served on the aft deck then perhaps another swim before you set sail.
As humans age their brains naturally shrink, but a study has found having a Mediterranean diet can significantly slow the process.