Dog left fighting for life after eating poison in Gozo

A dog has been left fighting for her life after eating slug pellets in Gozo. 18-month-old Rafa ingested the poison in a street near her home in Xaghra on Friday. Soon after Rafa, a labrador and border collie mix, began frantically shaking and foaming at the mouth, before collapsing. He is now being treated in […]

Gozo lawyer lands top job at the European Commission

A lawyer from Gozo has landed a top job in the EU. Charmaine Hili from Nadur has been appointed by the incoming European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen. She will be her chief adviser on migration. The migrants crisis is one of the most important issues facing the EU. Charmaine previously served in Jean-Claude Juncker‘s […]

Heavy rain turns the sea muddy brown at Xlendi Bay

This is the moment the sea changed colour following heavy rain in Gozo. Xlendi Bay, which is normally crystal clear, was transformed within minutes as a large amount of soil and mud from nearby fields drained into the sea, turning the water brown. Incredible images of the dramatic change were shared on social media by […]

Gozo’s new Queen Mary medical school opens its doors

The new medical school building at Queen Mary University of London‘s Gozo campus has been officially opened. Bosses said it will provide medical students and staff of Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry with state-of-the-art facilities. The four-storey 8,100 square metre building is situated next to Gozo General Hospital in Victoria. It […]

New record as more of us than ever visit Gozo

Record numbers of us are visiting Gozo, according to new figures. An imopressive 1,840,575 passengers travelled between Malta and Gozo between July and September. That’s an increase of 3.4 per cent compared to same time a year ago. The National Statistics Office in Valletta said the highest number of passengers was recorded in August when […]

‘Hero’ captain saves Gozo Channel passenger’s life

The captain of a Gozo Channel ferry has been hailed a hero after saving a passenger’s life. He rushed to give first aid to a driver who suddenly lost consciousness at the Cirkewwa ferry terminal. The 70-year-old man was then rushed to hospital suffering from a suspected heart attack. Police said the alarm was raised […]

Malta and Gozo turn pink for breast cancer awareness

Malta and Gozo is turning pink to mark breast cancer awareness month. Landmarks across the Maltese Islands are being illuminated in pink to show support for the Pink October breast cancer campaign, which is backed by 89.7 Bay. Fontana in Gozo is the latest place to get involved. Fontana Local Council has light up the […]

Gozo Minister insists a Gozo tunnel ‘is still needed’

Gozo still needs a tunnel link to Malta despite the success of the fourth ferry, according to the Gozo Minister. Justyne Caruana said the tunnel was the only way to reduce the gap between Malta and Gozo’s economies. She added: ‘The ferry and the tunnel are addressing two separate issues. ‘The tunnel will establish a […]