William and Kate meet factory workers facing the axe

William and Kate have meet hundreds of factory workers facing redundancy. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met employees at the Michelin plant in Scotland, which is due to shut next year. The couple heard what it’s like to live under the cloud of uncertainty caused by the tyre company’s announcement. In total, 850 employees […]

Double rainbows add a splash of colour to Malta’s skies

The skies above Malta and Gozo were a glorious riot of colour on Tuesday. Loads of you were quick to share snaps of the vibrant double rainbows which appeared above the Maltese Islands. There may be no such thing as a pot of gold, but it was a great way start to the day for […]

Why Malta is ‘the friendliest place on the planet’

Malta has been named ‘one of the friendliest places on the planet’. The Huffington Post was full of praise for Maltese hospitality in its latest travel guide about Malta and Gozo. Travel blogger Alexis Zahner: ‘Malta is the gem of the Mediterranean Sea. ‘Simply imagine one of the friendliest places you’ve ever been. That’s Malta. ‘Whether […]

Andy Murray ‘battered and bruised’ after hip surgery

Andy Murray has revealed he feels ‘battered and bruised’ following hip surgery. The Scottish tennis star, 31, had the operation to correct a long-term problem with pain in his joint. The three-time major champion posted a message on Instagram saying he had a metal joint implanted into his hip at a hospital in London. He even attached […]

Tributes from around the world for Malta’s diving dog

Tributes have poured in from around the world after 89.7 Bay announced the death of Malta’s famous cliff-diving dog. Titti passed away after suffering from a serious heart problem, according to her devastated owner. Carmelo Abela, 54, posted a tribute to his adorable loyal four-legged friend on social media on Saturday night. He wrote: ‘It is with great sadness […]

Weather warnings issued as UK braces for more snow

Britain faces a week of travel chaos after a blanket of snow swept across parts of the country on Monday night. Sub-zero temperatures and gale-force winds could combine with the white stuff – especially in the South East of England – to spell disruption on the roads and power cuts as bone-chilling air from the […]

FA Cup fifth-round draw: Chelsea to host Man Utd

Defending champions Chelsea will face a rejuvenated Manchester United in the fifth round of the FA Cup. Meanwhile Premier League champions Manchester City will take on either Middlesbrough or Newport County. The draw for the last 16 of the tournament took place on Monday evening, with just seven Premier League teams still left in the competition – […]

Nightmare FA Cup draw for Man United as Solskjaer battles it with Sarri

The FA Cup draws aren’t getting any easier for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. After steering Manchester United past Arsenal in the fourth round, the interim boss was handed a tie with Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea in Monday evening’s draw for round five. United have won all eight of the matches they’ve played under Solskjaer so far since the sacking of Jose Mourinho in […]

Supermarkets warn no-deal Brexit will cause soaring prices

Leading retailers have warned a no-deal Brexit will cause ‘significant disruption’ to food supplies across Britain. A letter to MPs, signed by bosses from Sainsbury’s, Asda, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose, Lidl, McDonald’s and KFC, warned about empty shelves and soaring prices if the UK crashes out of the EU. They warned that Britain relies on […]