WATCH: Juventus star urges his 4.3 million fans to visit Malta

One of Italy’s top footballers has urged his 4.3 million followers on social media to visit Malta. Former Juventus legend Claudio Marchisio spent the weekend in Malta – and thoroughly enjoyed every minute.  The ex-Italian national team player was also named as the Honorary President of the Maltese Juventus supporters club, Juventus Club Malta Cuore […]

Malta’s most magical festival glows by candlelight

Thousands of people headed to Vittoriosa on Saturday night for one of the most magical nights in Malta’s events calendar. The historic city looked stunning as more than 32,000 candles lit up the streets for the annual Birgu By Candlelight extravaganza. Residents decorated their homes and the narrow streets, creating a magical and romantic atmosphere. […]

Four injured in horror car crash in St Paul’s Bay

Four people have been rushed to hospital after a horror crash in St Paul’s Bay. Malta Police said the accident happened on Ghajn Tuffieha Road at about 3.20am on Thursday. Two cars were involved in the collision. The first car was a Volkswagen Polo was being driven by a 30-year-old man from North Macedonia, who […]

House prices in Malta are going up, up, up

There’s more good news for homeowners in Malta and Gozo. House prices in the Maltese Islands have risen again. Property values surged ahead by a massive 6.2 per cent year-on-year, according to new figures. But the rate of growth in the Maltese property market has slowed slightly in April, May and June. It was 6.6 […]

Malta’s airport experiences its busiest September ever

Malta Airport has enjoyed a record breaking September. More than 762,360 people passed through the terminal in Gudja last month, an increase of 7.8 per cent over the same time last year. An airport spokeswoman said: ‘September was off to a busy start at Malta International Airport, registering just over 28,800 passenger movements on the […]

Malta is crowned the superyacht capital of Europe

Malta has been hailed as the new superyacht capital of Europe. Nearly one in every 13 superyachts around the world are now registered in Malta. More and more superyachts, owned by some of the world’s richest people, are also based in and around the Grand Harbour, Vittoriosa Waterfront and Pieta marina. Dozens of VIPs including […]

Firefighters put out blaze next to Malta’s parliament

Firefighters have rushed to Valletta after a blaze broke out in a building next to Malta’s Parliament. The fire is reported to have started when batteries used to supply emergency electricity in the City Gate area burst into flames. Police said the alarm was raised at around 1.50am. Firefighters controlled the fire within a few […]

Man found unconscious in sea at Malta’s Blue Lagoon

A man has been rushed to hospital after being found unconscious in the sea at Malta’s Blue Lagoon. The 27-year-old from Finland suffered ‘serious injuries’, according to the police. The emergency services were alerted at around 4pm on Tuesday afternoon. The man was pulled from the water by lifeguards from the Emergency Response and Rescue […]

Bay is officially Malta’s number one radio station AGAIN

Bay has once again been crowned Malta’s number one radio station. Official research shows Bay increased its audience this summer with an impressive reach of 25.9%. The independent survey was carried out in July 2019 and commissioned by the Broadcasting Authority. It shows that Bay continues to dominate radio listening in Malta, reaching more listeners […]

WATCH: Heroic Maltese fishermen rescue turtle in distress

A Maltese fisherman has described how he rescued a turtle in distress in the Mediterranean Sea. Julian Tanti and his collegaue Christopher Imbroll were out at sea gathering their catch when they came across the turtle with its flipper caught up in fishing wire. They immediately went to the rescue, freeing the turtle and releasing it […]

Malta gets the chance to name a distant planet

Malta has been given an amazing opportunity to name a planet in deep space. The name will be chosen from nominations from the public and after a public vote. The new planet could be called anything from ‘Mdina’ to ‘Valletta’ or ‘Ghawdex’ or even ‘Mela’. The choice is yours. The planet Malta will get to […]