Malta hosts international conference on medical cannabis

Malta is set to be one of the first countries to offer high-grade medical cannabis in Europe. Maltese economic minister Chris Cardona told a conference in St Julian’s that it was the ‘duty’ of governments ‘to help patients who will benefit from the therapeutic effects of the drug’. He was speaking at the first ever […]

Cooler temperatures are coming to Malta and Gozo

If you’ve had enough of the warm and sticky weather we’ve had in Malta and Gozo, here’s some good news. Forecasters predict temperatures across the Maltese Islands are expected to drop ‘significantly’ this week. Malta’s number one weather Facebook page Malta Weather said: ‘Winter is getting closer. ‘A series of low pressure systems are expected […]

Malta gets a new road linking Mriehel and Qormi

Work has begun on a new road linking Canon Road in Qormi with the Mriehel Industrial Estate. Infrastructure Malta said it started building the new route on Monday. Malta’s transport minister Ian Borg said the new stretch of road, extending over half a kilometre, would ‘make life easier for workers and residents in the Mriehel […]

Number of cruise liners visiting Malta soars by a third

The Grand Harbour in Valletta has enjoyed one of its busiest summers on record. The number of cruise ships berthing in Malta soared by more than a third between July and September, according to new figures from the National Statistics Office. It said 122 cruise liners visited Malta this summer. That was 27 more calls […]

Maltese woman seriously injured in Coast Road crash

Malta Police have launched an investigation after a woman was seriously injured in a car crash on the Coast Road. The accident happened at about 11.30pm on Sunday night. The 22-year-old driver from Mġarr is said to have lost control of her Volkswagen Polo and crashed into a barrier. She was rushed to hospital by […]