It’s Time to Have THE Conversation about Ema Vella

X Factor Malta has basically played us like a fiddle by giving us around four weeks of average auditions only to leave our jaw dropped and wigs snatched within the last two audition episodes. During the last two episodes, the Maltese population seemed to have stopped in its tracks to listen to two beautiful young […]

Maltese surfers save turtle in distress

With surfing weather in full swing, the Malta Surf School was busy catching waves yesterday and thank god they were too. They came across a young turtle with a fishing net caught around its neck and instantly sprung into action, seeing how they could save the turtle and take it back to its natural habitat. […]

Missing Royal Navy submarine found sunk off Malta

A submarine that has been missing for almost 80 years has been found – at the bottom of the sea off Malta. HMS Urge left Valletta’s Grand Harbour for the north coast of Egypt on 27 April 1942 and was never seen again. The disappearance of the sub has remained a mystery ever since, despite […]

Neil Agius reveals aim to swim from Sicily to Malta

Maltese environment campaigner Neil Agius is set to embark on his toughest test yet – a swim from Sicily to Malta. The professional swimming coach, 33, has revealed he hopes to take on his next huge challenge in 2020. The distance between the two islands is 165km. During the summer, Neil swam around Gozo in […]

Dog left fighting for life after eating poison in Gozo

A dog has been left fighting for her life after eating slug pellets in Gozo. 18-month-old Rafa ingested the poison in a street near her home in Xaghra on Friday. Soon after Rafa, a labrador and border collie mix, began frantically shaking and foaming at the mouth, before collapsing. He is now being treated in […]