G7 leaders vow to help fight Amazon wildfires

International leaders gathering at the G7 summit are close to a deal to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest. French President Emmanuel Macron said the world’s richest nations would provide ‘technical and financial help to Brazil so that we can help them in the most effective way possible’. Leaders from the US, Britain, Japan, […]

Love Island stars to get social media ‘survival kit’

Love Island contestants are being given a survival kit to help them to follow rules on social media advertising after they leave the Spanish villa. The Advertising Standards Authority has joined forces with ITV to make sure the stars of the show know the do’s and don’ts about paid-for content. Its guidance comes in the […]

Revealed: The happiest UK cities to live and work in

Brighton and Swansea have topped the list of the UK’s happiest cities to live and work in. The study revealed 86.4 per cent of professionals living and working in the seaside city felt happy on a daily basis. The research found the happiest places were Brighton on the south coast of England, followed by Swansea […]

WATCH: Boris dodges the same question 26 times

Boris Johnson has dodged questions about a ‘staged’ photograph with his girlfriend as he took questions during a live radio phone-in. An image of the former London mayor with Carrie Symonds appeared on the front pages of the British newspapers on Tuesday morning. The couple first hit the headlines last week after neighbours called the […]

WATCH: Emotional Theresa May cries as she resigns

Theresa May has broken down in tears as she announced she will resign as British Prime Minister on June 7 after failing to deliver her Brexit deal. Speaking outside Downing Street this morning, she outlined her plan to quit after facing increasing calls from within her own party and the opposition benches to step down. […]

British father praises ‘outstanding’ Gozo hospital staff

The father of a British teenager injured after jumping off a cliff in Gozo has praised Malta’s national health service as ‘outstanding’. Danny Barton said doctors and nurses at Gozo General Hospital picked up an infection in his son Wyatt’s lung within minutes – despite several trips to medical centres in Wales without a diagnosis. […]

Daily Star drops page 3 topless photos after 50 years

The end of the traditional Page 3 girl in British tabloids is nigh. he Daily Star has confirmed it will stop publishing photos of topless women in the newspaper. It becomes the latest publication to announce the end of the feature, following The Sun who scrapped it in 2015. The Daily Star will continue to […]

Theresa May promises MPs a vote on delaying Brexit

Theresa May has told the House of Commons if her Brexit deal is rejected, MPs will be offered two separate votes by March 13 on whether the UK leaves with no-deal or delays Brexit beyond March 29. Speaking in the House of Commons she made three promises to MPs. A meaningful vote on her deal […]

The Queen celebrates 67 years on the throne

The Queen is marking 67 years on the throne this week. Princess Elizabeth was just 25 and thousands of miles from home on a Commonwealth tour of Africa when she became Queen. She took over the throne on February 6 1952 following the death of her father, King George VI, who awarded the George Cross […]

Inside the secret bunker where Malta helped win the war

This is the underground bunker where Malta helped to win the war. The Lascaris War Rooms under the streets of Valletta were top secret during the 1940s but have become one of Malta’s top visitor attractions. During the Second World War they were Malta’s nerve centre – and the secret headquarters of the British and Allied […]

Malta ‘among the safest holiday spots’ for Brits

Malta is one of the safest places to go on holiday, according to the latest official travel advice from the British government. The Foreign and Comonwealth Office in London describes Malta as ‘very safe’ with a ‘low threat’ of terrorism. However, the official travel advice – updated two weeks ago – is less complimentary about […]

Migrants heading to Malta ‘won’t be allowed to stay’

Malta has allowed a ship carrying 141 migrants to dock in Valletta. But those on board won’t be allowed to stay in Malta. Instead, they will be flown to France, Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal and Spain. The move ends an standoff over who should accept the rescue ship named Aquarius. In a tweet, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat […]

Malta’s PM cheers Queen at Commonwealth summit

Malta’s prime minister has praised the Queen for her ‘passionate leadership’ of the Commonwealth. Joseph Muscat was addressing world leaders at the opening ceremony of the CHOGM summit at Buckingham Palace. He also signalled Malta’s strong support for Prince Charles to take over as the next leader of the Commonwealth when he becomes King. Maltese […]

Malta to host Commonwealth business summit

Malta will host a major Commonwealth business summit next year to examine ways to create new jobs after Brexit. The Prime Minister made the announcement during a speech to VIPs from across the Commonwealth in London. Joseph Muscat will handover the chairmanship of the Commonwealth from Malta to the UK tomorrow. Dr Muscat told a […]

Astronaut’s sensational shot of Malta at night

Malta is positively glowing in rocket man Tim Peake’s sensational shot of the Mediterranean at night from space. This spectacular photo is just one of the images Tim, 45, took during his six-month stint aboard the International Space Station . They are in his new book ‘Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space’, […]

Holidays to Malta just got more expensive for Brits

Holidays to Malta have just become more expensive for British tourists. Sterling has fallen to a new eight-year low at €1.08 – and Brexit worries are being blamed. The value of the pound has also slipped well below €1 at some airport exchange providers for the first time, ramping up costs for those heading on […]