The worst possible days to have your birthday in Malta

Isn’t it lovely when a birthday comes along and you and your group of friends gather to celebrate nothing but that one person for a whole day? Everyone’s undivided attention, solely on the birthday gal/guy. Not that some of us know what that’s like … because our birthdays always comes on one of these days. […]

The Pope is invited to visit Malta and Gozo

The Pope has been invited to visit Malta and Gozo. President of Malta issued the formal invitation during a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday. Dr George Vella described Francis as ‘a real man of the people’. The President told reporters: ‘It was amazing, just like talking to someone who is a […]

Maltese generosity raises a fortune for kids’ cancer charity

More than €1.6 million has been raised for the Maltese children’s cancer charity Puttinu Cares. A total sum of €1,688,209 was raised thanks to fundraising and donations from those taking part in a 60-hour football and volleyball marathon in aid of the charity. The President of Malta George Vella kicked off the event at the […]

Calls grow for Malta’s Royal Opera House to be restored

Valletta’s lost treasure has been put firmly back in the spotlight thanks to 89.7 Bay. Hundreds of fans on Bay’s social media have joined calls for the Royal Opera House to be restored to its original Victorian glory. A post on the award-winning Bay Retro Facebook page, showing the majestic building in the 1930s, attracted nearly […]