Our lesser known 5th judge is so over the judges’ houses!

We made it, guys … the last episode before the live shows. Where’s our award? The Groups All the contestants when he announced the guest judge Also, the lead up to Howard’s announcement the guest judge making us all think it’s Simon Cowell … Summoning circle for a grade that isn’t an F in any […]

Malta reacts to X Factor Malta’s Celine passing through to the finals

It seems like whenever Alex’s category is up, controversy seems to follow on socials. First it was the decision to take Jozie to the Judges’s houses, even shocking fellow judge Howard, and now people cannot seem to agree on whether Celine should have made it through to the finals or not. Now don’t get us […]

Malta hit by second power cut in less than 24 hours

Enemalta has apologised to its customers after Malta was hit by a second major power cut in 24 hours. Electricity was cut off in several areas on Monday afternoon, including Gozo, Mellieha, St Paul’s Bay, St Julian’s, Swieqi, Qormi and Valletta. 89.7 Bay listeners in Naxxar, Birkirkara, Mosta and Swatar reported that power was restored […]

Becky Hill ‘very excited’ to perform in Gozo on NYE

Hit music star Becky Hill has revealed she is ‘very excited’ to perform in Gozo on New Year’s Eve. The Wish You Well and Lose Control star, 25, will headline the celebrations in Victoria on December 31, as Gozo welcomes 2020 in style. Other acts performing on the night include 89.7 Bay’s J Joy as […]

Malta prepares to welcome 2020 – but will it stay dry?

Final preparations are under way for New Year’s Eve celebrations across Malta and Gozo – but wear a thick coat and take your umbrella with you if you’re going out. Revellers heading out to enjoy the festivities in the streets of Valletta or Victoria can expect breezy weather as the clocks strike midnight, according to […]

Rough sea cancels annual charity swim off Sliema

The organisers of Malta’s most popular festive charity swim have defended their decision to cancel the event at the last minute. The Thomas Smith Christmas Charity Swim was due to be held off Independence Gardens in Sliema on Sunday morning – but was called off because of the rough sea. The insurance and shipping company posted on […]

Power cut leaves Sliema without electricity for two hours

An investigation has started after Malta’s third major power cut in a month. The electricity went off for around 10 minutes in several areas on Sunday night, including most of Gozo, Naxxar, Mosta, Marsascala Mellieha and Fgura. Qawra and Birkirkara were in darkness for around an hour while Sliema went without power for more than […]