It’s official: Malta suffers its stormiest month ever

October will go down in history in Malta. Last month was officially the stormiest month ever with 16 days of thunder and lightning across the Maltese Islands. The Met Office in Luqa said the record was previously shared by two months – October 1962 and November 1986, both of which had 12 thundery days. Most of […]

Malta to slash the legal drink-driving limit

New laws are being drawn up to reduce the legal drink-drive limit in Malta following the success of 89.7 Bay’s nationwide ‘Don’t Risk‘ public awareness campaign. The change will slash the legal alcohol limit from 80mg to 50mg in every 100ml of blood. Campaigners believe the new limit will cut the number of deaths and […]

Maltese teacher wins bronze at world bodybuilding event

A Maltese primary school teacher has won bronze at the international bodybuilding championships. Leanne Bartolo, 30, came third out of an amazing line up of more than 40 competitors from around the world at the event in California. She said: ‘I hope to be an inspiration to everyone to challenge your boundaries and take chances […]