Malta is set to sizzle on hottest day of the year

Malta is set to sizzle in 31°C heat on what has been predicted as the hottest day of the year so far. Scorching temperatures are set to blanket the Maltese Islands this week, according to weather forecasters, with thousands of tourists and families expected to hit Malta’s beaches. The Met Office in Luqa said thermometers […]

Ed Sheeran’s new song gets its first play on Bay

Ed Sheeran’s brand new song ‘Cross Me’ has had its 89.7 Bay premiere. The track, including vocals from Chance the Rapper and American hip-hop singer PnB Rock, featured on Bay Breakfast with Daniel and Ylenia on Friday morning. Some of the lyrics are: ‘It doesn’t matter where we are / Oh no, no / So, […]

TVM’s top newsreader ‘set to work for President’

One of Television Malta‘s most popular newsreaders is set to leave the channel. Norma Saliba is reported to be preparing to move to San Anton Palace in Attard to work for Malta’s new President George Vella. She is expected to take up her new role as a media and communications advisor next month, according to […]

Fit-again Firmino returns to Liverpool training

Roberto Firmino has given Liverpool a Champions League final boost by returning to training. The Brazil international has missed the last three matches with a thigh problem but was able to take part in the first session of the squad’s pre-final camp in Marbella. Firmino was the first player to arrive on the south coast […]

Rita Ora shuts down Liam Payne romance rumours

Rita Ora has denied rumours of a romance with Liam Payne, saying the pair are just ‘close friends’ The singer, who performed at Malta‘s Summer Daze Festival at Ta’ Qali last August, revealed she finds dating ‘too difficult’ and romance is not her ‘main priority’ at the moment. She told The Sun: ‘I’ve found it’s […]

Malta’s Michela insists Eurovision ‘is just the beginning’

Michela Pace has revealed representing Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest was ‘an incredible experience’. The singer, 18, from Victoria remained upbeat despite finishing in 16th place with her massive 89.7 Bay hit Chameleon. She returned to Gozo on Sunday morning after flying home from the finals in Israel. Michela told her fans on Instagram: […]

Kompany appointed Anderlecht player-manager

Vincent Kompany has ended his 11-year association with Manchester City and been appointed player-manager of Belgian side Anderlecht. The 33-year-old joined the Brussels club at the age of six, and his career has now come full circle after a trophy-laden stint at City. He announced on his Facebook page: ‘I choose to be grateful for […]

Robert Pattinson ‘in talks to become the new Batman’

Robert Pattinson is reportedly in talks to replace Ben Affleck as Batman. A new report from Variety claims that the British actor is the ‘top choice’ to play the caped crusader in forthcoming film The Batman, with a deal “expected to close shortly.” The studio is thought have also placed X-Men and Tolkien star Nicholas […]

Fighter jet crashes into warehouse in California

A pilot has ejected moments before his F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse near an air base in California. The pilot was not hurt, and there were no immediate reports of injuries on the ground. The cause of the crash is under investigation. Television news showed a large hole in the roof and sprinklers […]

Ariana Grande sued for posting photos of herself

Ariana Grande is being sued after she allegedly used a photographer’s pictures of her on social media without his permission. Robert Barbera from New York has filed a lawsuit against the singer’s company, claiming the star violated copyright infringements when she posted two of his photos on Instagram last year. In her post, Ariana spliced […]

Dutch Grand Prix to return to Formula One calendar

Formula One is returning to Holland for the first time in 35 years. It’s been confirmed that the Dutch Grand Prix will be on the racing calendar next season. Max Verstappen’s rise as one of the sport’s biggest stars has encouraged F1 to strike a deal in the Dutchman’s homeland. The Zandvoort circuit, which last […]

Adele hints at a new album for 2019

Adele is said to have started work on her fourth album. It will be her first since 2015’s massive 25, and fans everywhere are obviously excited. But when will the album be released and what kind of thing can we expect this time? Here’s all the latest info as and when we get it. Adele’s new […]

LISTEN: Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran team up for new song

Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber have teamed up for one of the best feel good songs of 2019. Their new track ‘I Don’t Care’ celebrates the greatest things about supportive and romantic relationships. Ed sings: ‘Cause I don’t care when I’m with my baby, yeah, All the bad things disappear, And you’re making me feel […]

Ed Sheeran doubles his wealth in just a year

89.7 Bay hitmaker Ed Sheeran has doubled his wealth in just a year – thanks to massive sales of his album Divide and a huge world tour. The Shape Of You singer, 28, is now worth an astonishing £160 million. The figure was revealed in the latest edition of the Sunday Times Rich List, which […]

Taylor Swift’s new song demolishes YouTube record

Taylor Swift is back with a bang on 89.7 Bay. And the music video for her latest track ‘Me’ has smashed YouTube records, racking up an astonishing 65.2 million views in just one day.  Vevo also said that Me! broke the record for the most views in a single day. Reacting to the news, Taylor, […]

The 10 best spots to watch sunrise in Malta

Looking to get some extra likes on your social media? With its stunning scenery, Malta already provides a gorgeous backdrop for all your Instagram adventures. Still, the landscape takes on a golden glow when the sun rises over Marsaxlokk and Valletta in the morning and then sets over Mellieha and Gozo in the evening. Being […]