Record number of tourists visiting Malta and Gozo

A record number of holidaymakers visited the Maltese Islands in 2019, according to new figures. More than 2.8 million tourists came to Malta last year, an increase of nearly 6 percent on 2018. The figures were published by the Office for National Statistics in Valletta on Wednesday. It said total nights spent by tourists went […]

Home of Malta’s fourth president given top protection by planning authority

A late 19th-century home in St Julians, belonging to Malta’s fourth president, Censu Tabone, has been recognised as a Grade 1 building by the Planning Authority. The house is known for having a unique neoclassical theatre in its garden. The open-air theatre in the property’s back garden, historically known as Teatru Melita, was built around 1870 […]

Pete Buttigieg takes the lead in the first huge vote for US Presidential Candidacy

The Iowa caucuses are the first major contest of the United States presidential primary season. It is a strong indicator of how a presidential candidate will do in later contests. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, the half Maltese South-Bend Indiana Mayor who is running for president currently holds the majority of the voting for the state of Iowa […]