Menthol cigarettes will be banned from sale in Malta

Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Malta this year when strict new laws come into force. The ban, which will begin in May, will cover the sale of menthol cigarettes and rolling tobacco. Maltese public health officials hope the move will deter young people from smoking and reduce numbers taking up the habit. Doctors claim […]

Malta ‘colder than parts of Scotland and Norway’

The New Year has officially got off to a nippy start in Malta and Gozo. Forecasters confirmed temperatures were colder in the Maltese Islands on Wednesday night than in parts of Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Norway. Overnight lows hit a fairly chilly 8°C in Luqa on New Year’s Day, compared to around 11°C in Dublin, […]

Man in court charged with string of thefts in Fgura

A man has appeared in court in Valletta charged with a string of thefts over the Christmas period. Nicholas Catania, 37, from Siggiewi was accused of going on a three-week crime spree in Fgura. He was charged with stealing electronic equipment from a parked car on New Year’s Eve. He was also charged with the […]

Maltese Instagrammer Onechickandayorkie gives birth to a healthy baby boy!

You’ve probably seen Danita Camilleri’s, popularly known on Instagram as One Chick and A Yorkie, stories sharing her pregnancy journey. Well folks, the day has finally come. Nine months and a few days later, Danita has given birth to a healthy baby boy. View this post on Instagram Inlaqakom ma Lenny 💙 . . Born […]

Disney Channel stars as Maltese influencers

I say we just reshoot the shows with these guys until Disney+ becomes available here. Hannah Montana would be … Obviously, the wig queen of Disney Channel (/ the entire world) would be the wig queen of Malta, Stella Cini. Radio Rebel would be … Remember that movie that kind of feels like you might […]

Hilarious New Year photos as Gozo welcomes 2020

Gozo has welcomed 2020 with a spectacular street party and fireworks display. A huge crowd gathered in Independence Square in Victoria for the free event, where Auld Lang Syne rang out at midnight. The New Year’s Eve party, organised by the Ministry of Gozo, included a night of music, dancing and fireworks. Fantastic street performers […]

Iconic Maltese landmark looks spectacular from above

These stunning drone images capture one of Malta’s most iconic landmarks as you’ve never seen it before. Taken by Franco Tabone Photography and sent to us at 89.7 Bay, these awesome images of the Triton Fountain were taken on Saturday 28 December. They also show off Fairyland Malta in Triton Square all its festive glory. Tens of […]

5 awesome flights from Malta for less than €25

Christmas is done, you’ve got a New Year hangover and it’s the most miserable time of the year. The dark nights and taking down the festive decorations can lead to some pretty depressing days in Malta. However, if you haven’t blown all your Christmas money on the sales, we might have the answer on how to […]

Biker injured in crash at Gozo’s worst accident blackspot

A biker has been rushed to hospital after a crash at Gozo’s worst accident blackspot. The smash happened on Mgarr Road in Ghajnsielem at 12.45pm on New Year’s Day. Police said the 57-year-old motorcyclist from Munxar ‘was grievously injured’ in the collision with a car driven by a 20-year-old from Sannat. The biker was taken […]

Malta’s epic Christmas Fairyland closes this Sunday

It’s been hailed as the most popular visitor attraction in Malta this Christmas. But organisers have confirmed that Fairyland Malta at Triton Square in Valletta will come to an end on Sunday 5 January. So if you haven’t been you need to get your skates on – quite literally! The 900m2 outdoor ice rink has […]