Exhibition tells history of Malta’s Triton Fountain

An exhibition about the history of the Triton Fountain has opened at the Maltese Parliament in Valletta. As well as telling the story of how the iconic monument was recently refurbished, the exhibition features some of the original designs by Maltese sculptor Vincent Apap. The artist, who died in 2003, was well-known for designing public […]

Gozo attracts record visitor numbers in 2017

Gozo attracted a record number of visitors in 2017, according to new figures. The number of passengers crossing between Cirkewwa and Mgarr soared to an impressive 5.4 million last year. More than 1.5 million cars also used the Gozo ferries in 2017, up from 1.3 million just two years ago. The Office for National Statistics […]

Murder investigation launched in Gozo after body found

A murder investigation has been launched after a father-of-two was found dead in the Gozo countryside. Officers were called to reports of a body in a field on the outskirts of Gharb at 7.45am on Monday. It is reported that the man, who was Egyptian, had been shot. He was married to a woman from […]

St John’s Co-Cathedral gets makeover for Valletta 2018

Another Maltese gem is getting a makeover to celebrate Valletta 2018. The facade of St John’s Co-Cathedral will be transformed by a spectacular lights projection show from Saturday. The first rehearsals have started ahead of the official opening ceremony to mark Valletta as European Capital of Culture. The chairman of the Valletta 2018 Foundation Jason […]

What to do if you’re struck down with flu in Malta

Aussie flu has begun infecting thousands people in Malta, but how can you tell if you have picked up the virus? There are nine symptoms to look out for. They’re similar to those caused by normal flu, but are more severe. Malta’s director of public health Dr Paula Vassallo told 89.7 Bay the best way […]