Fernando Torres retires from professional football

Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has announced his retirement from football. The 35-year-old Spaniard has been playing in Japan since leaving Atletico Madrid last year. He scored 81 goals across four seasons with Liverpool and won the Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup with Chelsea. A World Cup winner with Spain in […]

Chris Hemsworth to get star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame

We all know Chris Hemsworth is one of the biggest names in showbiz. But now his star power has officially been recognised. He’s getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Thor actor – who went from a small-time Australian soap star to Marvel Universe superhero – is among the next group of […]

Firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole cover

Fire crews, police and vets have joined forces to rescue a squirrel which was stuck in a manhole cover The fire brigade in the German city of Dortmund said they responded to a call about the rodent in peril on a street next to a park. When they arrived, they spotted the tufted-eared squirrel’s head […]

Summer arrives in Malta with a scorching heatwave

Malta is set to swelter in temperatures as warm as 39°C this weekend as the second heatwave of 2019 arrives. The Met Office issued a weather warning, urging people to stay out of the sun between 11am and 3pm, to drink plenty of water, and to wear light clothing. Thousands of holidaymakers will be among […]

Tributes to girl, 10, killed in Manikata car crash

Tributes have been paid to a schoolgirl from Mtarfa who died after a crash on a narrow country road. Elisa Buhagiar, 10, was a passenger in her father’s Toyota Aygo when it hit a wall and rolled onto its roof. Friends and teachers at St Joseph’s School in Blata l-Bajda, where Elisa was a pupil, […]

Charles meets 007 actor Daniel Craig on film set

Prince Charles has met 007. The Prince of Wales was greeted by actor Daniel Craig during a tour of Pinewood Studios, where the latest installment of the James Bond franchise is being filmed. The prince also met Ralph Fiennes and actress Naomie Harris during his visit to set, and was pictured posing next to some […]

Stars pay tribute to Karl Lagerfeld at Paris memorial

Celebrity friends of Chanel’s late designer Karl Lagerfeld have staged a tribute show to him in Paris. Portraits of Lagerfeld, who died in February, lined the walls of the Grand Palais as models Claudia Schiffer and Gigi Hadid joined former French First Lady Carla Bruni and over 1,000 other mourners at a memorial service. It […]