Gozo just got smaller! Cliff collapses during storm

People have been urged to stay away from a section of the idyllic Gozo coast after a rockfall. Gale-force winds and heavy rain been blamed for causing the collapse at Xatt l-Ahmar. Overlooked by Fort Chambray, the bay is popular with swimmers and boat owners, especially in the summer months. Ghajnsielem’s mayor Kevin Cauchi urged […]

Only 5% of the Maltese population feel confident using their native language

Education Minister Evarist Bartolo, in a recent interview, reveals that only 5% of the Maltese population feel comfortable using Maltese when writing, and failing to take any measures to change this will only make matters worse. It’s a tale as old as time … you attempt to write a proper sentence in Maltese, then that […]

Maltese driver jailed after pedestrian’s death in horror crash

A Maltese motorist has been jailed for six months for causing the death of a pensioner in Msida. Joseph Piscopo, 36, from Floriana was also banned from the roads for five years. The court in Valletta heard how he was driving his BMW on Marina Street in Msida when he struck 79-year-old Salvatore Attard. The […]

We might have a one-off Friends reunion episode soon …

This is not a drill! ‘Friends’ lovers, you guys have done it … you’ve prayed for long enough and now your prayers are finally being answered! All of the Friends actors are currently in talks for a one-off unscripted show. That’s right, we could be seeing Joey, Chandler, Ross, Phoebe, Monica and Rachel back for […]

Hilarious things you’ll only see Maltese people doing

Being Maltese is truly a blessing. Why? Because you either get away with doing any or all of the following, or you get the pleasure of seeing others do them and, well, get instant entertainment. Using hazard lights & parking the car in the middle of the street to get some pastizzi We’ve all done […]

Stormy weather damages Malta to Gozo water main

Gale-force winds and ferocious waves have hit the Malta to Gozo water main. The Water Services Corporation confirmed that the stormy weather had damaged the underwater pipe halfway between Marfa and Comino. A spokesman said: ‘Despite the damage, the corporation will ensure that until the necessary repairs are done, the water supply in Gozo will be […]

Peter the dog sniffs out illegal cash at Malta’s airport

Customs officials have seized more than €233,000 in undeclared cash at Malta’s airport. Officers discovered nearly €5,000 being carried by a passenger in the departures lounge on Tuesday. His suitcases were offloaded from a plane and an additional €10,000 were found hidden in various clothing items in the luggage. €10,000 were returned to the passenger […]

Malta’s most entertaining reactions to getting paid for adopting a pet

‘The Adopt a Pet Allowance’ scheme was launched in an effort to assist individuals who give a home to stray animals. But let’s just say that the effort mostly backfired, because most animal lovers were not only outraged, but absolutely furious at the idea. The pet is obviously a priority in this scenario, so the […]