Three arrested after spate of burglaries in Gozo

Three men have been arrested after a spate of burglaries in Gozo. Police said the suspects were arrested in Marsa. They are being questioned in connection with 10 break-ins at homes in Victoria, Nadur, Xewkija and Xaghra in recent weeks. Around €60,000 was stolen from a house in Xewkija last month while €25,000 was taken […]

Keanu Reeves set to star in fourth Matrix film

Keanu Reeves is set to return to the world of The Matrix as a fourth installment of the film franchise is announced. Warner Bros Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich confirmed that a new Matrix film was in the works. Reeves, 54, will be reprising his role as Neo, and Carrie-Anne Moss, 51, will return as […]

Maltese Hooters

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Malta’s got no shortage of hooters; from the tiny but mighty ones, to ones that’ll make your jaw drop in disbelief, your ears rejoice with their symphonies, or stand up to attention. It’s the time of year where the hooters come out to play, and we’re not talking about feeding the world or competing with […]

Twitter to meet Man Utd over Pogba online abuse

Twitter has said it will hold face-to-face talks with Manchester United after Paul Pogba was racially abused on social media. Old Trafford officials were sickened by comments directed at the midfielder after he missed a penalty in Monday night’s 1-1 draw at Wolves. United said in a statement: ‘The individuals who expressed these views do not […]

Malta Police Band to stage Summer Concert At The Palace

The Malta Police Band have joined forces with some of the island’s biggest names to stage a charity concert this month. The ‘Summer Concert At The Palace’ will feature Maltese soprano Ruth Sammut Casingena as well as Winter Moods front man Ivan Grech. Other performers include Eurovision star Michela Pace, Kevin Borg, X Factor Malta runner-up […]

The greasy pole is back this weekend in St Julian’s

One of Malta’s most hilarious competitions takes place this weekend in St Julian’s. In the traditional ‘gostra’, a game dating back to the Middle Ages, young men, women and children have to scrabble their way to the top of a very greasy pole. If they manage the tricky feat, they need to then grab one […]

Outrage as flamingos are shot off Maltese coast

A flock of Greater Flamingos that have been circling around the coast of Malta has been slowly depleted during yesterday. While some juveniles were exhausted and landed close to the people, others were shot at, with one witnessed being brought down in the area known as Munxar, limits of Marsaskala. Another badly injured one was […]

Franck Ribery joins Fiorentina on a two year deal

Franck Ribery has revealed that ‘Luca Toni told me Fiorentina were a great club’ after landing to complete his free transfer. Ribery touched down in style, being greeted by hundreds of Fiorentina fans, and the 36-year-old admits his former Bayern Munich teammate played a key role in his move. ‘I’m happy, I’m here with my […]

Malta smashes a massive Instagram milestone

Malta has passed a major social media milestone. The hashtag #Malta has now been used more than four million times on Instagram. Valletta’s amazing architecture, Mdina’s narrow streets, Gozo’s stunning scenery and Comino’s sparkling Blue Lagoon were almost made for the photo-sharing app. #Valletta is the most hashtagged spot in the Maltese Islands, taking over […]

Couple face jail for taking sand from Sardinia beach

We’ve all been tempted to bring a little bit of paradise home from our holidays. But the urge has backfired on a French couple, who are facing up to six years in prison for removing sand from a beach in Sardinia. They allegedly ‘stole’ around 40kg of sand from Chia beach on the Mediterranean island. […]

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott to combat racist abuse

England Women head coach Phil Neville is calling on the “football community” to boycott social media platforms until they do more to tackle racism. Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham and Reading’s Yakou Meite have all recently received online racist abuse. Neville: ‘Twitter won’t do anything about it, Instagram won’t do anything […]