Contraband cigarettes and alcohol seized across Malta

Contraband booze and smuggled cigarettes have been seized from several shops across Malta in a major customs crackdown. Customs officers discovered 3,749 cigarettes and 21.6 kg of tobacco during a series of spot checks at corner stores and mini-markets. They also seized 3,727 bottles of non-alcoholic drinks, 217 bottles of wine, and 53 bottles of […]

Maltese girls are among Europe’s biggest binge-drinkers

Teenage girls in Malta are some of the biggest binge-drinkers in Europe, according to research. Malta was ranked in the top 10 of a boozing league table of European nations for adolescents. Some 27.9 per cent of Maltese teenage girls said they had got sozzled at least twice – more than double the number than […]