Malta’s Prime Minister sports beard for first time

Malta’s Prime Minister has been showing off a dramatic new look. Joseph Muscat sported a beard in public for the first time as he made a speech in Valletta on Thursday. It’s understood he decided to stop shaving for a month to show support for the ‘Movember’ campaign, which aims to raise awareness about prostate […]

AC Milan may possibly set up camp in Malta after this Christmas

The Malta Football Association is currently in contact with football giants AC Milan to bring the team to Malta for a short training camp right after Christmas this year. The dates are not yet confirmed, and plans are still under negotiation, however, sources close to the football club have stated that ‘negotiations for after Christmas […]

Can you believe it’s already been 5 years since these happened in Malta?

With 2020 around the corner, you might have already started reflecting on the past year (or years). Let’s face it, the past decade carried some pretty iconic years along and even just 5 years ago, life was fairly different. Picture this – it’s 2014; we stopped panicking the world was going to end in 2012 […]

Malta reacts to singer labelling dog as a ‘murderer’

Earlier this week singer Davinia posted a video on her Instagram and said she was ‘in shock’ over the death of her Basset Hound, Sophie. Walking through the streets of New York, she says that a relative’s dog had ‘murdered’ her dog. She then explains that her dog died as a result of a heart […]

Nurse admits hiding camera in Mater Dei Hospital toilet

A ‘Peeping Tom’ nurse has admitted hiding a camera in a women’s toilet at Malta’s Mater Dei Hospital. Alexander Borg, 28 from Fgura, pleaded guilty when he appeared in court in Valletta on Thursday afternoon. He was arrested a month after the camera was found in a staff toilet inside the hospital’s emergency department while it […]

Malta braced for record number of tourists in 2019

Malta is on course for a record-breaking year for tourism. The number of visitors coming to Malta increased in September to 287,461. That’s a rise of around 3 per cent. The National Statistics Office in Valletta said tourist arrivals from the EU went up by 5.6 per cent when compared to the same month last […]

Maltese MEP calls for common EU mobile phone charger

A Maltese MEP has called for a common mobile phone charger following a lack of progress by phone makers including Apple and Samsung. Alex Agius Saliba took them to task for ignoring EU recommendations to stop releasing different chargers for their smartphones. After addressing the European Parliament, he posted on Facebook: ‘Today I spoke in […]

Malta takes a vote: When is it acceptable to start decorating for Christmas?

A recent post on popular Facebook group has gotten people talking. ‘Has anyone already started decorating for Christmas?’ – and with that, the crowd went wild. The majority agreed … it’s too early to start decorating now. “Jien zgur li le! Kemm nobghod adu Novembru! Dicembru hu ix xahar tal Milied! Inhallu kollox ghal zmienu.” […]

Malta Public Transport launches new Tallinja Bikes

Malta’s main bus operator has launched a new bicycle hire service that’s almost identical to London’s ‘Boris Bikes’ scheme. Malta Public Transport has installed a bicyle stations in Valletta and the University of Malta, making it easier for students to commute between the capital and university. Car parking has become a big issue on the […]