Search for missing Maltese diver is a false alarm

The search for a diver off the Maltese coast has been cancelled after it turned out to be a false alarm. The Armed Forces of Malta and Malta Police launched a major search and rescue operation off Qawra Point after being told that a man was missing in the sea. It was then established that […]

Malta-based rescue diver honoured by King of Thailand

A Malta-based diver has received Thailand’s highest honour for helping to rescue 12 boys from a flooded cave. Mikko Paasi, who runs the Koh Tao Divers Malta dive centre in Bugibba, received the extraordinary bravery award from the Asian country’s King. He said: ‘I am very humble and thankful to receive such an honour from the King […]

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 […]