David and Victoria Beckham are officially billionaires

Move over Kylie Jenner, there are new billionaires in town! David, 43, and Victoria Beckham, 44, have officially become joint billionaires, according to new financial figures. The Beckham brand – which includes their four children, Brooklyn, 20, Romeo, 16, Cruz, 14, and Harper, 7 – has seen a huge spike in earning power in recent […]

Three climbers die on UK’s highest mountain

Three climbers have died and another has been injured after an avalanche on Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest mountain. Police said they were alerted at around 11.50am on Tuesday and launched a major rescue operation. Initially, police said two climbers had died and two were injured but later confirmed one of the injured climbers had since […]

Air pollution ‘kills 570 people a year’ in Malta

Air pollution is a bigger killer than smoking, according to shocking new research. Filthy fumes from cars, lorries, factories and industrial chimneys kill an estimated 8.8 million people around the world annually – including more than 570 people a year in Malta. The World Health Organisation said breathing in toxic air was now responsible for more […]

Boeing 737 Max aircraft banned from Malta’s skies

Boeing 737 Max aircraft have been banned from flying in Maltese airspace over safety concerns. The decision to ground model 737-8 MAX and 737-9 MAX aircraft was taken following the Ethiopia Airlines crash on Sunday in which 157 people died. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency said it had issues the directive across the EU ‘as […]

‘Recharged’ Zidane ready for Real Madrid challenge

Zinedine Zidane has revealed he has returned to Real Madrid with ‘recharged batteries’ and ‘no regrets’. The new manager confirmed he had signed a three-year contract with the Spanish giants. The club has been reeling from last week’s Champions League exit at the hands of Ajax and is 12 points behind LaLiga leaders Barcelona. Zidane […]

Does Malta actually have a chance of winning the Eurovision this year?

Michela Pace in chameleon

It’s been two days since the release of Michela Pace’s song representing Malta for this year’s Eurovision. For those of you who have been living under a rock and have not yet heard the bopper of a song we are sending to Tel Aviv this year, here you go:     After having heard ‘Chameleon’ […]

WATCH: James Corden pranks David Beckham with fake statue

From Cristiano Ronaldo to Mo Salah, there’s been a recent trend of footballers having statues made in their honour that just didn’t quite hit the mark. Now, poor David Beckham thought he was the latest to be added to the Hall of Statue Infamy. Late Late Show host James Corden thought it would be hilarious to […]

Maltese are having the fewest babies in Europe

New figures show the Maltese are having the fewest babies in Europe. The fertility rate in Malta has hit rock bottom, according to alarming population growth research from the EU. It said Malta was at the bottom of the league table with only 1.32 babies born on average for every woman. In comparison, France had […]

Conor McGregor accused of robbery charge in Miami

Conor McGregor has been charged with robbery after allegedly stamping on a fan’s mobile phone. Miami Beach Police said the Irish fighter slapped the victim’s phone out of his hands and ‘stomped on it several times’ after the man attempted to take a picture of the MMA star. The report added: ‘The defendant then picked […]

Malta’s biggest fireworks festival confirms 2019 locations

Fireworks season is fast approaching in Malta, and there’s nothing we love more than to watch rockets launch into the night’s sky with a boom. The locations of this year’s Malta International Fireworks Festival have been revealed by 89.7 Bay. The event, which is completely free, will be held over four spectacular nights – in Mqabba, […]

Children’s Cinema Day returns to Malta’s Eden Cinemas

Every family’s favourite day out is back again this weekend. Children’s Cinema Day will be taking place at the Eden Cinemas in St Julian’s on Saturday 16 March from 10am till 7pm. Enjoy a fun packed day for the entire family, with animators, interactive entertainment and the latest 2D and 3D movies. It’s a day not to […]

The world wide web turns 30

It is exactly 30 years since Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted a paper to his colleagues at CERN, suggesting a way of sharing data across networks, under the title “Information Management: A Proposal”. Speaking at a TedX conference, Sir Tim explained that at first everyone was a bit skeptical regarding his vision of the future, but with […]

Zidane returns to Real Madrid as head coach

Zinedine Zidane has been reappointed as Real Madrid’s head coach after the club held a board meeting on Monday evening to discuss the ongoing issues at the Spanish capital club – the French boss joins on a deal that ties him to the club until 2022. The Merengeus have endured a calamitous season thus far, first […]