Malta to have the only functional mechanical bridge in the world

The Eden Leisure Group, through the Maurice and Cettina De Cesare Foundation, will be financing a €60,000 project to restore the one-of-a-kind mechanical Guthrie Bridge at Fort Rinella in Kalkara. Today, only a handful of mechanical bridges survive around the globe. The ones that are still around are currently in an archaeological state of preservation […]

Here’s what to get up to in Malta and Gozo this weekend

Malta is in for a real treat this weekend – and not just because of Halloween. The island is going all out to celebrate the spooky season, with dozens of special events, parties and club nights planned. Don’t worry if Halloween isn’t your thing though, there’s plenty of other stuff going on from open days […]

Gozo lawyer lands top job at the European Commission

A lawyer from Gozo has landed a top job in the EU. Charmaine Hili from Nadur has been appointed by the incoming European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen. She will be her chief adviser on migration. The migrants crisis is one of the most important issues facing the EU. Charmaine previously served in Jean-Claude Juncker‘s […]

Twitter is to ban political advertising worldwide

Twitter is banning all political advertising on the social media platform. Chief executive Jack Dorsey has tweeted that the social media site will ban all political ads globally starting next month. He said social media companies give advertisers ‘an unfair advantage’ in spreading ‘highly targeted, misleading messages.’ The new policy, which will come into force from […]