Malta’s emergency helpline restored after lightning strike

Malta’s national emergency helpline has been restored after it was knocked out by this morning’s thunderstorm. The 112 number was out of action for around three hours following a lightning strike. A Home Affairs Minstry spokesman had told 89.7 Bay: ‘The ministry is appealing to the public that, in the case of an emergency, to […]

WATCH: Maltese nurses go viral in heartwarming Christmas video

Stay safe this festive season. That’s the advice from the Accident and Emergency team at Mater Dei Hospital as the Christmas holidays begin across Malta and Gozo. They even recorded a special video to get their message across, urging the public to take extra care. The clip, which also features nurses, doctors and paramedics showing […]

Malta’s fire chiefs offer advice on what to do in an emergency

The huge fire that ripped through a tower block in London last week has shocked the world, including Malta. But what should you do if a blaze breaks out where you live or work? Firefighters at Malta’s Civil Protection Department have a number of clear instructions on what to do and, perhaps more importantly, what not […]