Instagram currently removing number of ‘likes’ in Malta

In a big move which could change the nature of social media, Instagram are slowly removing the number of likes from users’ accounts here in Malta.  This means that while you will still be able to see the number of likes your posts garnered, the public won’t.   Instagram first implemented this change as an […]

Tragedy as man dies at Gozo’s most popular beach

A man has died after going for a swim at Gozo’s most popular beach. Eyewitnesses told 89.7 Bay the 50-year-old found himself in trouble in the rough sea at Ramla Bay. He was pulled to shore by lifeguards but sadly passed away on the sand. A double red flag, warning people that it was too […]

All you need to know about Malta’s new scooter rules

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Electric scooter riders in Malta could soon need a licence and insurance. The proposed new measures outlined by Transport Minister Ian Borg, who said that the number of scooters on Malta’s roads had soared in recent months. He said there needed to be a balance between encouraging their use and public safety. Dr Borg told […]

Eden Leisure Group joins the fight against single use plastic

bio degradable straws

Eden Leisure Group are the next to ban plastic straws from their business units Eden Cinemas and Eden Superbowl. Providing customers with bio-degradable straws instead of plastic ones is their latest initiative to make Malta greener and cleaner. This is only one of the many initiatives that Eden Leisure has taken on in favour of […]

Revealed: The safest place to live in the Maltese Islands

Where’s the safest place to live in the Maltese Islands? According to the latest official crime figures it’s Nadur in Gozo. The number of offences reported in the beautiful Carnival town last year was the lowest in the Maltese Islands. Mtarfa came second in the league table followed by Gozo’s smallest village, Ghasri, in third […]

Icardi: ‘PSG Is A Great Opportunity For My Career’

Mauro Icardi has shared his excitement having completed a transfer away from Inter to reigning French champions Paris Saint Germain. The 26-year-old Argentine has joined PSG on a €5 million season long loan deal with the Parc des Princes outfit having an option to buy for a reported sum of €65 million. Former Inter captain […]

Maltese ftira called ‘rubbish’ on a Maltese food recipe book

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A post on popular Maltese Facebook group got a lot of traction after a recipe book with traditional Maltese recipes grabbed one of Malta’s iconic dishes and translated it … a bit … too … literally. What was meant to be a ‘Ftira biz-Zejt bl-Imbarazz’ was hilariously translated to a ‘Ftira with oil and rubbish’. […]

Fresh moves to decriminalise prostitution in Malta

Malta is set to decriminalise prostitution. A range of measures intended to improve the safety of those working in the sex industry have been unveiled by Parliamentary Secretary Julia Farrugia Portelli. She told a news conference in Valletta: ‘The change in mentality the government is thinking of is a progressive and revolutionary one. ‘We are […]

Ellie Goulding ‘overwhelmed with gratitude’ after wedding

Ellie Goulding has revealed she feels ‘overwhelmed with gratitude’ following her star-studded wedding. The Hate Me singer, 32, married her art dealer boyfriend Caspar Jopling on Saturday. The glamorous ceremony in York was attended by a number of A-list celebrities and members of the royal family. Sharing a picture from the ceremony on Instagram, Ellie […]