Mosta man faces jail for Gozo ferry bomb hoax

A man who claimed there was a bomb hidden on a Gozo ferry is facing jail. Ronald Mallia, 30, from Mosta, admitted ‘making a false threat’ in a hoax telephone call to the police last week. Inspector Antonello Grech said the call had ’caused chaos’ and brought traffic to and from Gozo to a standstill, harming the […]

Help for Maltese blind couple robbed of life savings

It seems Maltese generosity knows no bounds. Good Samaritans have come to the rescue of a blind couple from Zejtun who were cruelly robbed of their life savings. Almost cash €3,000 was raised thanks to generous donations from members of a Maltese football forum on Facebook, who were appalled when they heard about the story. […]

Malta’s Triton Fountain to be turned off for a week

It’s become one of Malta’s most popular spots for taking selfies and guarantees hundreds of Instagram likes. But now the Triton Fountain at the entrance to Valletta is to be turned off for a week. The water will be switched off from Wednesday so that cleaning work can be carried out. Limestone deposits, which have […]

Naked tourist fined €1,000 for climbing Maltese fountain

A South African tourist has appeared in court after climbing Malta’s Triton Fountain while stark naked. Cheeky holidaymaker Keane Maske, 24, was accused of breach of the peace, offending public morals and appearing naked in a public place. A video showing him clambering up the fountain in the buff, went viral after first appearing on NET […]