Haunted places in Malta that will give you the creeps

A good spooky story is not just for Halloween. If the legends are to be believed, there could be a few bumps in the night not just on 31 October, the most ghostly night of the year, but every night. To get you into the ‘spirit’ of things, we’ve uncovered some spine-chilling, Maltese ghost stories […]

8 signs that your Maltese home might be haunted

Not everyone in Malta believes in ghosts. But have there ever been strange goings-on in your home that you can’t explain? Malta is reported to have several haunted buildings, including Villa Sans Souci in Marsaxlokk, Verdala Palace in Buskett, Australia House in Pembroke, the Manoel Theatre in Valletta and Fort St Angelo in Vittoriosa. Alison Wynne-Ryder, a […]

10 outstanding Malta paintings you need in your home

It’s Malta – but not as you know it. These stunning colourful images of the Maltese skyline are the work of one of the most talented artists on the island. Clemens Hasengschwandtner’s unique art style involves huge blocks of bright colour separated by signature black lines. The Austrian artist first came to Malta in 1997 […]

Rough sea claims two lives off the Maltese coast

Malta Police have urged people to stay back from the rough sea after powerful waves claimed two lives within a matter of hours. A woman drowned off the coast of Gozo after finding herself in difficulties. Police said the 55-year-old from Germany was diving at il-Kantra near Mgarr ix-Xini when she was overwhelmed by the power […]

AFM helicopter rescues ‘man in distress’ in Zurrieq

A man has been airlifted to hospital following a dramatic helicopter rescue by the Armed Forces of Malta. The 40-year-old Briton was swimming off Wied iz-Zurrieq during stormy weather when he found himself in trouble. The emergency services were alerted at around 3.45pm on Monday afternoon. A spokesman for the Armed Forces of Malta told […]