Malta marks 40 years since UK forces left the island

Special ceremonies have been held to mark 40 years since the British military left their base in Malta. The anniversary parade in Vittoriosa was attended by President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Opposition leader Adrian Delia. They were greeted by an Armed Forces of Malta guard of honour to celebrate the national […]

Six million sign online petition to cancel Brexit

A petition calling on the British government to cancel Brexit has passed six million signatures. The Revoke Article 50 petition, due to be debated by MPs at Westminster on Monday, is the best-supported proposal in the history of the House of Commons. Rejecting the often-repeated claim that EU withdrawal is ‘the will of the people’, […]

English Premier League launches anti-racism campaign

The English Premier League has launched the No Room for Racism campaign as part of its commitment to help tackle discrimination on and off the pitch. Fulham and Manchester City players wore ‘Kick it out’ t-shirts – including Raheem Sterling, who was playing for England when the players were racially abused in Montenegro on Monday. […]

Meet the man who created his own Mosta Dome

There’s no stopping Maltese pensioner Charlie Camilleri. At the age of 95, the retired carpenter now lives in Australia but his passion for Malta is still as strong as ever. So much so that since his retirement, Charlie has spent hundreds of hours creating stunning wooden models of some of Malta’s most famous landmarks, including […]

Did you remember? Malta’s clocks spring forward

Summer is just around the corner in Malta as the clocks have gone forward this weekend. Days will start to grow longer while the clock change allows for more light in the evenings. The move means we lost an hour between Saturday and Sunday. An easy way to remember whether the clocks are going backwards […]