Ryanair launches huge flash sale on Malta flights

Winter is coming to Malta with the clocks set to turn back this weekend and the nights turning darker and cooler. But if you fancy a cheap getaway this November, Ryanair has launched a flash sale with cracking deals on flights to top European destinations from Malta. The flights are one-way and are only available for […]

Charming watercolour paintings capture Malta’s spirit

Mdina is hosting a stunning exhibition of watercolour paintings by Maltese artist Paul Caruana this weekend. Depicting real-life and fictional figures, the charming nostalgic artworks on display at Palazzo de Piro in Mdina until Sunday are guaranteed to make you smile. Paul told 89.7 Bay his latest collection features a host of colourful characters drawn […]

The Queen’s Malta home WILL become a museum

The Queen’s former home in Malta is to be turned into a royal museum, it has been confirmed. The Prime Minister said Villa Guardamangia ‘had the potential to become a huge tourist attraction’. Joseph Muscat told Parliament in Valletta that the government had signed a deal to buy the building following talks with Buckingham Palace. […]

IN PHOTOS: Sneak peek inside the Queen’s Malta home

People from all over the island have welcomed news that The Queen’s former home in Malta is to be turned into a museum. Villa Guardamangia in Pieta will be restored to its former glory after being bought by the Maltese government. The villa enjoys sea views over Marsamxett Harbour from the roof terrace, has six […]

Police chief hails fall in crime in Malta and Gozo

Malta Police have been praised for their work following another fall in recorded crime. Home Affairs Minister Michael Farrugia thanked officers for their dedication on duty. He said Malta’s streets were getting safer as statistics for 2018 showed crime across the Maltese Islands had fallen by 8 per cent. The minister was speaking during an […]

7 Things anyone with an extremely religious Maltese mother will know

All the good girls go to hell, but I know a good girl that DEFINITELY isn’t. Sundays “Ħa naslu tard! Imma kif dejjem irid ideffes denbu ix-xitan!” If your mother is even slightly religious you know you’ll be at mass by 11 (or 11:10, realistically) even if you got back home from a night out […]

Tell your Maltese nanna to lay off pastizzi for a while

Your Maltese nanna might need to lay off the pastizzi for a while. Nearly one in every three people over 65 in Malta is obese, shocking new figures have revealed. The island’s spiralling obesity crisis – fuelled by junk food, poor diets and sedentary lifestyles – means that Malta’s older generation is among the fattest […]