Malta’s armed forces to launch new recruitment drive

The Armed Forces of Malta are preparing to launch a campaign to attract to more new recruits. Malta’s home affairs minister Michael Farrugia said the extra soldiers, pilots, engineers and sailors were needed ‘to cope with the increased demands on today’s armed forces’. He made the announcement as he addressed a passing out parade ceremony […]

The happiest place to live in Malta is revealed

The happiest place to live in Malta has been revealed. Residents in Cottonera said they love the area’s ‘historical heritage’ and ‘peace and quiet’. More than 60 percent said they ‘would not change anything’ about the region, which includes the stunning cities of Vittoriosa, Cospicua and Senglea. Residents in Vittoriosa praised the area’s clean environment, while […]

Malta’s busiest road will be closed all day on Saturday

Malta’s busiest road will be closed all day on Saturday. The northbound carriageway of the Marsa-Hamrun Bypass, from the Marsa-Qormi flyover bridge to the Mriehel Bypass slip road and the Santa Venera tunnels, will shut from 2am on Saturday morning. Transport Malta said the closure was necessary for asphalt laying works as part of the road’s […]

Usain Bolt rejects two-year deal offer from Valletta FC

The winner of eight Olympic sprinting titles, who retired from athletics in 2017, is currently on trial at Australia’s Central Coast Mariners. Bolt, 32, scored two goals in a recent pre-season friendly but has not been offered a contract. “Usain does not wish to pursue this Malta opportunity,” said his agent. “There is a lot […]