Malta’s Summer Carnival cancelled after tragic death

Malta’s Summer Carnival has been cancelled. Organisers announced the decision following the tragic death of a Carnival enthusiast from Hamrun. Jean-Paul Bonett, 45, was working on a float at the Tal-Buffalo & Co Carnival Company in Marsa when he was electrocuted and died. Police said the electric shock killed him instantly. Festivals Malta announced that […]

Two injured in latest horror crash on Gozo’s killer road

Two people have been rushed to hospital after a serious road accident in Gozo. The crash happened at around 3.45pm on Thursday on Mgarr Road in Ghajnsielem. It’s the fourth major collision on the road in two weeks. The accident involved four cars and a motorbike. The motorcyclist, 59, from Xaghra, is said to be suffering […]

Man dies after being electrocuted by Malta Carnival float

A man has died from an electric shock while working on a Malta Carnival float in Marsa. Police said they were alerted at around 4pm on Thursday. An ambulance rushed to the scene but the victim, 45, had already passed away. It is the third serious electrocution accident reported this month in Malta. Three weeks […]

Things only a Maltese person would do on holiday

Malta travel

As one of the many thousands of Maltese people who travelled during Santa Marija Week, I caught myself doing and thinking things that I thought are pretty strange. Here are a few things we all do on holiday purely because we’re Maltese: 1. You appreciate looking at trees and green spaces Nothing screams you’re Maltese […]

Revealed: Malta’s most popular surnames

Maltese surnames

From Italian sounding, to strictly British and explicitly Maltese … Malta’s surnames come in all shapes and sizes, we have to admit. But a recent post in popular Facebook group Nostalgia Malta revealed Malta’s top ranking 120 surnames and we have to admit … the results were of absolutely no surprise to us. Borg obviously […]

Ready, Steady, Splash! Meet Malta’s Newest Diving Dog

Malta diving dog

Our hearts broke at the news that Malta lost Titti, its diving star, but fast forward a few months and we may have found the newest up and coming diving duo sensation. Meet Lea, a Shih Tzu Poodle full of life that spends most of her summer diving into Malta’s beaches with her owners Doreen […]

WATCH: Malta Police gets 50 new patrol cars

New Maltese police cars

Malta Police have been given a boost after taking delivery of 50 new patrol cars. They’ll be used by district police across Malta and Gozo as part of a plan to modernise the service. Malta’s Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar said the entire 400-car fleet would be replaced over the next seven years. He told a […]

You can lead Malta to Euro 2020 football glory

Malta PES

Maltese gamers are thrilled after it was revealed that Malta’s national team has finally made it in the official video game of the Euro 2020. Malta is one of 50 national football teams that are recognised in PES, the official video game of the Euro 2020  Association PES2020 is the official video game of the […]