Glass of wine or two before bed ‘can help weight loss’

Is it too early to be talking about wine? Possibly – but if you need a little motivation to get you through the day, then this could be it. If you’ve ever felt a little twinge of guilt about the calorific content of a glass of wine, then new findings from the University of Alberta […]

The 10 funniest jokes from the Edinburgh Festival 2019

A pun about vegetables has been named as the best joke at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe – the largest arts festival in the world. Swedish comedian Olaf Falafel was crowned the winner by comedy channel, Dave. He said he was delighted his one-liner had won the prize. Olaf added: ‘It’s been really good fun, […]

Gozo Channel’s fourth ferry ‘is here to stay’

Gozo’s fourth ferry ‘is here to stay’, according to Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana. The Nikolaus was initially chartered from a Greek shipping company for six months and arrived in June. Since then it has proved a huge hit with passengers, drastically reducing the queues at both Mgarr and Cirkewwa. Dr Caruana said that Gozo Channel […]

Miley Cyrus sings about ‘letting go’ in new song

Miley Cyrus has released a new song hinting at a marriage break-up just days after her split from husband Liam Hemsworth. The lyrics of the song, called Slide Away, encourage a person to ‘move on’ and ‘let it go’. The singer, 26, opens with the verse: ‘Once upon a time it was paradise, once upon […]

Police confirm identity of body found in Valletta

Malta Police have confirmed that human remains found in Valletta are those of a woman who went missing 11 years ago. Charlene Farrugia, who worked at the Dar tal-Providenza care home in Siggiewi, disappeared in November 2008. Detectives believe she was brutally murdered in her flat in Qawra before her body was dismembered and transported to […]