‘We will remember them’: Malta marks Remembrance Sunday

This weekend marks Remembrance Sunday in Malta, when we honour those who have lost their lives in war. Thousands of red poppies are sold each year in the build-up to the day to commemorate the war dead, while Malta will fall silent at 11am in tribute. Remembrance Sunday is always held on the second Sunday […]

Malta honours the fallen of the First World War

Special ceremonies have been in Malta to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. The President of Malta led tributes at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday, to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Armistice. Dozens of wreaths were laid during a ceremony at the monument in Floriana following a two-minute silence […]

Secret bunker to open for first time in Malta

A newly-discovered secret bunker will open to the public in Malta this weekend. The huge shelter was found by accident sitting underneath the former David Bruce Royal Naval Hospital in Mtarfa. It also includes an underground emergency operating theatre. Jason Micallef from the Valletta 2018 Foundation told 89.7 Bay: ‘The emergency shelter beneath the hospital […]