Hero police officer helps woman in labour beat Malta’s traffic

A police officer has been hailed a hero after helping a pregnant woman to beat Malta’s traffic and get to hospital in time to give birth. PC Daniel De Battista was approached by a driver in a traffic jam in Mosta at 6.30am. The man explained that his wife was in labour and needed to […]

Parents jailed for putting baby daughter on vegan diet

A couple have been jailed for putting their toddler on a vegan diet ‘that nearly killed her’. Doctors said the 18-month-old girl weighed around half the normal weight for her age when she was brought unconscious to a children’s hospital in Sweden. Her parents had fed her a strict diet of just breast milk, fruit, […]

Kim Kardashian announces name of fourth child

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have revealed the name of their fourth child. Psalm West was born to a surrogate mother on May 9. Reality star Kim, 38, posted a screenshot of a text message she had sent to Kanye on Instagram. The message read: ‘Beautiful Mother’s Day with the arrival of our fourth child […]

Maltese are having the fewest babies in Europe

New figures show the Maltese are having the fewest babies in Europe. The fertility rate in Malta has hit rock bottom, according to alarming population growth research from the EU. It said Malta was at the bottom of the league table with only 1.32 babies born on average for every woman. In comparison, France had […]

Are William and Kate going to have a FOURTH baby?

It’s been a big year for the royal family. We’ve had the birth of Prince Louis, not one but two royal weddings, and Harry and Meghan’s pregnancy announcement. And things could be about to get even more eventful as bookmakers have slashed odds on William and Kate having another baby. They are already parents to Prince George, […]

Heartbreak as baby falls to her death in Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq

Neighbours have spoken of their ‘complete shock’ after the tragic death of a toddler at her home in Malta. The 16-month-old girl plunged from the landing of a fourth-storey flat in Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq on Tuesday afternoon. Police said the infant fell down the main stairwell of an apartment block in Lampara Street. Her devastated parents, who […]

These are Malta’s most popular baby names of 2017

Malta’s most popular baby names of 2017 have been revealed. The Public Registry confirmed that Emma and Luca were the baby names most parents favoured over the past 12 months. It is the third consecutive year both names have topped the charts in Malta. Other popular names for girls were Ella and Amy. Ben and […]