Malta’s hotels and restaurants urged to cut food waste

One third of all the food produced worldwide is thrown out before it hits consumers’ plates. That’s according to a shocking study that discovered billions of tons of food, amounting to roughly €1 trillion, goes to waste each year. Now two organisations in Malta have joined forces to slash the amount of food that is […]

Parents urged to ban children’s phones at bedtime

Families should ban mobile phones at bedtime, according to one of Europe’s top doctors. The guidance has been published by Scotland’s chief medical officer Dr Catherine Calderwood. She said social media use was disrupting children’s sleep and phones should be left outside the bedroom at night. Dr Calderwood said youngsters are waking up to read […]

Twitter reveals daily user numbers for the first time

Twitter has revealed its daily user numbers for the first time. The social network said it had 126 million users on board, at least once a day, in the final three months of 2018. The figure was revealed as the company outlined its latest financial results showing strong revenue and profit growth. However, monthly statistics […]

Maltese footballer signs contract with Sunderland

Maria Farrugia is making Malta proud. The teenager, who plays for the Malta women’s international side, has joined Sunderland Ladies. Maria, who is from Ghasri in Gozo and studied at Malta’s National Sports School, has signed a full-time contract with the English team. She will make her debut for Sunderland against Blackburn Rovers in the FA […]