Germany to host Euro 2024 football championships

Germany have won the right to stage Euro 2024. They beat Turkey in a vote by UEFA’s executive committee in Nyon on Thursday. The decision means Germany will stage the tournament for the first time as a unified country, with West Germany having hosted the 1988 event. Berlin’s Olympic Stadium will host the final of […]

Stormy weather shuts nearly all of Malta’s beaches

Malta’s emergency services have urged swimmers to stay away from the sea during this week’s stormy weather. Strong winds have whipped up the waves in Marsalforn Bay, Ramla Bay, Mellieha Bay, St Paul’s Bay, Sliema, Valletta and Marsascala. Dozens of yachts and small boats were wrecked in Xemxija Bay after they were smashed into rocks […]

Valletta is the place to be for Notte Bianca

Culture vultures are in for a real treat in Valletta this weekend. Malta’s biggest outdoor festival, Notte Bianca, will take place on Saturday 6 October. We’re promised an amazing night of music, dance, theatre, exhibitions, entertainment and fun. The event promises to be bigger and better than ever as Valletta celebrates its year as European […]

Here’s a great excuse to visit Comino this weekend

It’s one of the oldest and most spectacular forts in the Maltese Islands. And now you have a chance to see inside for yourself as St Mary’s Tower on Comino marks its 400th birthday. To celebrate the historic anniversary, an open weekend will be held this Saturday and Sunday. Guided tours will be conducted by […]

Belgian maestro Eden Hazard scores wonder goal

Chelsea handed Liverpool its first loss of the season in all competitions, and it did so in stunning fashion. Eden Hazard’s sensational solo effort in the 85th minute capped a 2-1, come-from-behind victory for the Blues at Anfield in the clubs’ third-round matchup in the League Cup. Daniel Sturridge had opened the scoring with a […]