Maybe it’s time to ban horse-drawn karozzini from Maltese roads completely?

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Hallelujah! Horse-drawn carriages have been banned from Malta’s streets during summer afternoons. Everyone’s been rejoicing at the good news with so many people commenting on what a fantastic initiative it is. The new directive to get horses off the streets between 1pm and 4pm is great, but in 2019, isn’t it high time we put […]

Ivan Grech to perform Valletta charity concert

One of Malta’s top entertainers is to host a solo concert in Valletta this summer. Winter Moods frontman Ivan Grech will perform live on stage on Tuesday 23 July at Ta’ Liesse in the capital. Ticket sales from the concert will be donated to the Maltese cancer charity Puttinu Cares. Ivan told 89.7 Bay: ‘I’m […]

Maltese business offered helping hand to grow overseas

HSBC has launched a new scheme to help Maltese companies grow overseas. The bank said its ‘global reach’ made it ideal for ‘ambitious businesses’ looking to expand and take advantage of ‘new horizons’. It said its €250 million HSBC International Business Fund would help take Maltese businesses to the next level. HSBC Malta chief executive […]

Peter Crouch retires from football

Former England striker Peter Crouch has ended his playing career aged 38 after more than 21 years as a professional. The former Portsmouth, Aston Villa, Liverpool and Stoke striker was out of contract at Burnley in June. Crouch played for a total of 11 clubs and earned 42 England caps. “If you told me at […]

Inter – Barella: It’s finally done

Inter have finally agreed a deal to sign Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella for a reported €45m plus bonuses. Sky Sport Italia, Sportitalia, Gazzetta dello Sport and Niccolo Ceccarini all report Barella will undergo a medical tomorrow before putting pen to paper on his Inter contract. While Sky note the Nerazzurri are signing the 22-year-old on […]

R Kelly held by police on sex crime charges in Chicago

R Kelly has been arrested on sex trafficking charges. The I Believe I Can Fly singer, 52, was held by police on Thursday night in connection with 13 different offences. US attorney spokesman Joseph Fitzpatrick said: ‘The counts include child porn, enticement of a minor and obstruction of justice.’ He was arrested in Chicago and […]