Malta to hold referendum to whether to allow divorce

The Mediterranean island of Malta is divided on whether marriage should have to be for life, reports Leo Mirani in Mosta.

For nearly 20 years, Eddy Privitera and Joyce Haber have lived together as a loving and loyal couple, sharing a home in northern Malta along with all the ups and downs of life.

But something is still absent from their enduring relationship: they are prevented by law from ever calling each other husband and wife.