Rough sea claims two lives off the Maltese coast

Malta Police have urged people to stay back from the rough sea after powerful waves claimed two lives within a matter of hours. A woman drowned off the coast of Gozo after finding herself in difficulties. Police said the 55-year-old from Germany was diving at il-Kantra near Mgarr ix-Xini when she was overwhelmed by the power […]

Tragedy as man dies after swim at Gozo beauty spot

A man has died after swimming at a Gozo beauty spot. Malta Police told 89.7 Bay that the man, aged 56 from Germany, found himself in difficulties while he was in the sea at Marsalforn. They were alerted at around 1.30pm on Sunday. The man was rescued from the sea in the area known as […]

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 […]

Girlfriend’s heartbreak after Maltese diver found dead

The girlfriend of a young man who was found dead in the sea off Malta has posted a heartbreaking tribute to him on social media. The body of 20-year-old Neil Zammit was discovered almost 24 hours after he went missing while diving near White Rocks at Bahar ic-Caghaq. His devastated girlfriend Rebecca Vella from Paola […]

Tragedy as tourist is found dead at Gozo beauty spot

Police are investigating the tragic death of a tourist at a Gozo beauty spot. The man, who was 68 and from Germany, had been swimming off Dwejra when he went missing for more than an hour. His distraught son raised the alarm before he and a group of scuba divers discovered the man’s body floating […]

Man missing in Malta for four days found dead

A man who went missing in Malta for four days has been found dead. Malta Police said the body of Philip Borg was discovered in woods at Buskett Gardens near Siggiewi on Thursday night. The 52-year-old was last seen leaving his home in Zebbug on Sunday. He was wearing a dark blue shirt and shorts […]

Malta Police launch murder investigation in Gharghur

Malta Police have launched a murder investigation after two women were stabbed to death in Gharghur. A man, 42, has been arrested and is being questioned in connection with the killing. The victim, reported to be his aunt, 74, was found dead in the family home on Monday morning. The man’s mother, 71, was rushed […]

Tragedy as tourist drowns at Malta’s Blue Lagoon

A man has died in hospital after he drowned at one of Malta’s most popular bathing spots. The 41-year-old, who was on holiday from Portugal, got into difficulty while swimming at Comino’s Blue Lagoon with members of his family. He was brought to shore by Emergency Response and Rescue Corps lifeguards but died in Gozo […]

Tragedy as teenager is found dead at Malta beauty spot

A teenager has been found dead in the sea at a Maltese beauty spot. The 17-year old boy from Spain was discovered floating in the water at St Peter’s Pool near Delimara. Police said they were called to the scene at around 7.20am on Wednesday morning. The teenager was reported missing yesterday afternoon, triggering a […]

Elderly woman dies after being hit by car in Gozo

A woman has died after she was hit by a car in Gozo. Police said the accident happened in Hamrija Street in Xewkija at 6.30am on Wednesday morning. The 78-year-old woman was hit by a car driven by a 25-year-old woman, also from Xewkija. She was rushed to Gozo General Hospital where she passed away […]

Tributes to Maltese photographer found dead on rocks

Tributes have been paid to a veteran Maltese photographer after he was found dead near Cirkewwa. Victor Caruana’s body was discovered on rocks near the busy Gozo ferry terminal on Saturday morning. The 74-year-old from Mosta had been reported missing on Wednesday. Malta Police said the death was being treated as ‘unexplained’ but ruled out […]

Heartbreaking tributes for Malta fireworks victim

Emotional tributes have poured in for a man described as ‘Malta’s king of fireworks’. Colin Muscat, 36, from Mosta, died in hospital after a major explosion at a fireworks factory near Salini on Saturday afternoon. He suffered burns to 90 per cent of his body after a fire erupted, destroying the building he was working […]

Tragedy as scuba diver dies off Maltese coast

Police have launched an investigation after a British tourist died at one of Malta’s most popular diving spots. The man, 50, died after getting into difficulties while diving in Ċirkewwa. He was underwater with a scuba diving group when he reportedly found himself in trouble. The diver was given emergency first aid but unfortunately passed […]

Tributes to much-loved Maltese biker killed in crash

Tributes have been paid to a Maltese biker killed in a crash on Sunday morning. Giulio Baldacchino, 44, from Mellieha died when his motorbike crashed on the Coast Road near Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq. He served for a number of years with the Armed Forces of Malta. Malta Police said the accident happened at around 7.45am. A […]

Maltese model dies after horror car crash

A Maltese model has died after being involved in a horror car crash in Burmarrad. Christa Formosa, 23, from Iklin suffered serious head injuries in the accident on Saturday morning. Police said she lost control of her green Ford Ka, mounted the pavement and uprooted a tree before crashing into a street light. She was rushed […]

Horror as man falls to his death from Gozo cliffs

A tourist has died after he plunged from a cliff at a Gozo beauty spot. Two people saw the man fall as he was walking at Wied il-Mielah near Gharb. It is believed that the 69-year-old, who was from Switzerland, lost his footing and slipped over the cliff edge. He was pronounced dead at the […]