Abandoned puppies dumped ‘like rubbish’ in Luqa

Maltese animal welfare campaigners have appealed for help after nine puppies were found dumped on a building site ‘like rubbish’. The Association for Abandoned Animals said it was alerted by a worker on a construction site in Luqa on Tuesday morning. The charity said the adorable little dogs were left in a cardboard box and could […]

Malta raises awareness on what to do if you think someone’s choking

After the sad and tragic death of police officer PC Ryan Tonna who died after choking on some food in a restaurant in Pisa, many people have taken to social media to warn about the dangers of choking and to provide some advice about what to do if someone around you starts choking. Here’s what […]

Malta had the amazing opportunity to name a planet and we named it …

Malta named the gas giant, previously known as HAT-P-34 b, Ġgantija, and its accompanying star Sansuna. Between September and October 2019, the Maltese public had a chance to propose their names. A poll run by the Name ExoWorlds National Committee then gave us the opportunity to take our pick from the selected names. Both names […]

Malta’s drivers warned ‘just one’ drink is too many

rivers in Malta have been reminded of the risks of drinking and driving this Christmas and New Year. The latest festive awareness campaign from Transport Malta reinforces the message that when it comes to drink driving, ‘the best approach is none’. A Transport Malta spokesman told 89.7 Bay: ‘Unfortunately, a number take risks because they believe that […]

Here’s what you can do this festive season in Malta and Gozo

December is the season to be jolly and we’d probably do anything to help us stay in spirit. There are numerous activities and events around Malta & Gozo during Christmas time. Here are some that are worth checking out : Milied fl-Ghejjun – 20/12/19   Kummisjoni Zghazagh Fontana is organising the second edition of their […]

Malta’s most popular baby names are revealed

Malta’s most popular baby names have been revealed. Emma topped the list, which recorded names given to babies born in Malta over the past 12 months, retaining the spot it has held for four years. Mia came second with Olivia in third place. Abbie, Elizabeth, Eve, Lottie, Lucy and Scarlett all popped up as new […]

We want to share your best Christmas photos of Malta

Calling all photography enthusiasts – we want to see your beautiful work! Here at Bay, we love it when our listeners and readers get in touch with their Christmassy pics, whether they are of landmarks like the Triton Fountain or a stunning sunrise over Bethlehem f’Għajnsielem in Gozo. We want to showcase even more of […]

Turtle that almost died released off the Maltese coast

A turtle that almost died after suffering a serious injury has been released back into the sea off Malta. Tama was on the brink of death after a boat propeller chopped off a front flipper and slashed his head open. But after four years of rest, recovery and rehabilitation, the turtle was freed into the […]