Guinness to remove plastic from packaging

The maker of Guinness has revealed it will remove plastic from its beer packaging. Plastic ring carriers and shrink wrap will be scrapped from multi-packs of Guinness and Diageo’s other beers. They will be replaced with 100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard. The new packaging will be on the shelves in Ireland from August, while the UK, […]

Facebook ‘likes’ could be blocked for children

Social media platforms such as Facebook and Snapchat could turn off their ‘like’ function for children in a bid to keep young people safe online. New guidelines have been suggested to protect youngsters on the internet. But while some have praised it as a step to avoid ‘tragic’ consequences, the draft code has not been […]

Another 91kg of cocaine found at Malta Freeport

Another successful operation conducted by Customs officials as they seized 76 packets of cocaine weighing 91.2kg with a street value of €10.3 million. The drugs were hidden in three separate containers at Malta Freeport. So far this year the drugs seized by inspectors reached 606.45kg of cocaine, worth €68.2 million. Sunday’s discovery followed that on […]

Win €1,000 at Malta’s first Esports Hackathon

Techies, creatives, entrepreneurs… listen up! Eden Esports is hosting Malta’s very first Esports Hackathon, as part of the upcoming Nova Series gaming event, and you could win €1000! Best part of all? It’s free to enter! The competitor with the best esports business idea will win the top prize at the three-day event, held from […]

Mum and daughter dead after horror crash near Mosta

A mother and daughter have died after a horror road accident on the outskirts of Mosta. They were named as Grazziella Mallia and her daughter Fallon, both from Zabbar. Seven other people were injured in the crash near the Buqana roundabout which leads to Mgarr. Malta Police said two cars collided at about 9pm on […]

Michelle Obama praises Queen as ‘warm and funny’

Michelle Obama has recalled the joy she felt at seeing the Queen wearing a pin she gave her as a gift. The former US first lady spoke of her fondness for the Queen and praised her for her graciousness and wit. Mrs Obama sparked controversy when she touched the Queen on the back and has […]