Has Malta become too crowded? Have your say!

You’re not imagining it – Malta really is busier and more crowded than ever. The population has soared to a record high in the past decade, according to new figures published by the National Statistics Office. They show St Paul’s Bay is officially the largest town in the Maltese Islands with a population of almost […]

Thursdays are the worst for road accidents in Malta

Thursdays are the worst for road accidents in Malta, according to new research. The number of car crashes is the higher on a Thursday than any other day. The data emerged from road accident figures published by the National Statistics Office in Valletta on Tuesday. Six people lost their lives on Malta’s roads between April […]

Tributes paid to Gozo biker killed in horror crash

Tributes have been paid to a young dad killed in a motorcycle crash in Birkirkara on Saturday. Mark Bishop has been named as the man who passed away after the horror accident at around 4am. Police say the 41-year-old from Gozo was travelling along Valley Road when his motorcycle lost control and struck a parked […]

One person wins Malta’s biggest lottery jackpot of 2018

Someone in Malta will be celebrating their luck today. One lucky winner has scooped the biggest lottery jackpot of the year so far – an incredible €810,302. Lottery operator Maltco told 89.7 Bay the winning ticket was bought from an outlet in Birkirkara. The winning numbers were 18 • 16 • 22 • 41 • 10. It […]

It’s official: Malta’s largest town is revealed

St Paul’s Bay is officially the biggest town in Malta. The popular seaside resort, which includes Bugibba, Qawra, Xemxija, Burmarrad and Wardija, has seen its population soar in recent years to 23, 112. St Paul’s Bay has overtaken Birkirkara as the largest town in Malta, according to official figures from the National Statistics Office. Birkirkara […]