This is what happens to your body if you stop smoking

Is 2019 the year you finally plan to quit smoking? If it is, it’s going to be difficult. The health benefits from giving up smoking will be amazing. In Malta, the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate runs a series of free stop smoking programmes to help you quit. To get expert help, call the Malta […]

Sir Billy Connolly opens up about his love for ‘wee Gozo’

Gozo‘s most famous resident has spoken about his love for ‘the wee island’ in a new BBC documentary series. Sir Billy Connolly revealed he ‘fuels up’ on sunshine at his home in Sannat, after doctors told him that vitamin D can help combat the effects of Parkinson’s disease. He explained: ‘I took advice to scale […]

Moon landings photographs that are out of this world

A Chinese spacecraft has made the first-ever landing on the far side of the moon in the latest achievement for the country’s space programme. Here we take a look back at some of the images from successful moon landings from the past 50 years.   First moon landing July 20, 1969 – Apollo 11 The first landing […]

Malta is set to be COLDER than Iceland tonight

Malta is set to be colder than Iceland tonight. The Met Office said temperatures in Luqa will feel as chilly as 5°C on Thursday night. Meanwhile, Reykjavik in Iceland will experience minimum temperatures of 7°C, according to BBC Weather. Forecasters said the cold snap in Malta and Gozo could last for a week with showers and […]

The best-selling albums of 2018 are revealed

The soundtrack to the Greatest Showman film has been revealed as the best-selling album of 2018. It beat 89.7 Bay favourites such as Ed Sheeran, George Ezra, Dua Lipa and Drake to the number one spot. The album was one of four film soundtracks named on the list of last year’s top 20 highest-selling albums in […]

Spacecraft makes first landing on Moon’s far side

A Chinese spacecraft has made the first-ever landing on the far side of the Moon. The unmanned lunar explorer touched down on Thursday morning. It is carrying instruments to examine the region’s geology, as well as other experiments. Chinese state media called the landing ‘a major milestone in space exploration’. While past missions have been to […]