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Malta's prime minister resigns

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has announced on national TV that he will step down in the new year, amid a crisis over a murdered journalist.

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has announced on national TV that he will step down in the new year, amid a crisis over a murdered journalist.

Also in the programme: China now requires anybody buying a mobile phone to have their face scanned; and Spain hosts the UN's annual climate conference in Madrid.

(Picture: Malta's Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat addressing the media at his office in Castille, Valletta. Credit: Matthew Mirabelli / AFP via Getty Images)

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