The Panama Papers journalist killed by a bomb in her car signed off her last blog post with a warning which seems chilling in hindsight.
On the day she was killed, Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, wrote: ‘There are crooks everywhere you look now. The situation is desperate.’
The fearless blogger died less than an hour later when a powerful explosive detonated in her Peugeot 108 on Monday afternoon. It blew her car into several pieces, and debris was found in a nearby field.
Two weeks before she died, she told police she had received threats.
‘Now what was many times foretold, threatened, wished for by people who despised her has finally happened,’ an editorial in The Malta