One of Europe’s oldest men dies aged 111

One of Europe oldest men has died at the ripe old age of 111 years and 128 days old. Alf Smith, who was six years old when the Great War broke out, celebrated his milestone birthday in March of this year. At the time of his death, he had lived through two world wars and […]

Cannabis to be ‘fully legal in UK within five years’

Cannabis could be legalised in the UK within as little as five years time. That’s according a group of cross-party MPs who’ve been on a fact-finding trip to Canada, where the drug has been legal for around 18 months. In fact, Canada became the first G7 country to allow recreational use in 2018. In Malta, […]

WATCH: 20,000 fans sing Happy Birthday to Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande has celebrated her birthday with her fans. The Thank You Next singer turned 26 on Wednesday, marking her special day with a two-tiered birthday cake with seven golden rings on the top of it. Ariana thanked fans for their birthday wishes on Instagram. She posted: ‘Another year around the sun n she still […]

Plastic straws and cutlery to be banned in Canada

Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021. The proposal aims to reduce non-recyclable waste and protect the world’s seas and oceans. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau revealed the move less than five months before a national election which is likely to be dominated by climate change and […]

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 […]

New York is set to legalise cannabis next year

The governor of New York state has announced that he will push for the legalisation of recreational cannabis next year. Andrew Cuomo said that it was time to ‘legalise cannabis once and for all’. The move that could bring in $1.3 billion a year in taxes. The announcement means that New York City residents and tourists in […]

The Queen welcomes Malta’s High Commissioner to London

The Queen has welcomed Malta’s new High Commissioner to the UK. Joseph Cole held a private audience with Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace after he presented his credentials to the monarch. Mr Cole has told reporters that dealing with potential impact of Brexit on Malta is likely to be the biggest challenge of his career. […]

Could Malta be next for doughnut chain Tim Hortons?

Could Malta be next in line for the legendary coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons? The Canadian-owned firm is moving into Europe, and has already opened its first stand-alone stores in Spain and Scotland. But it’s reported the company is actively seeking other locations as part of a major European expansion programme. A spokesman for […]