Are these the most patriotic benches in Malta?

These must be the most patriotic public benches in the Maltese Islands. The so-called ‘flag benches’ have been installed in Qawra to help give the popular promenade a splash of colour this summer. The idea is that you choose your country, sit down and then relax and admire the sea view. So far the seats […]

Three dead as ‘hell’ heatwave hits Europe

At least three people have died in France as a heatwave likened to ‘hell’ sweeps across much of Europe. Temperatures have soared to at least 41°C in some parts of southern France, with a record high of 45°C expected in the southern towns of Nîmes and Carpentras on Friday. The so-called Saharan Bubble weather has […]

Three dead as ‘heatwave from hell’ hits Europe

At least three people have died in France as a heatwave likened to ‘hell’ sweeps across much of Europe. Temperatures have soared to at least 41°C in some parts of southern France, with a record high of 45°C expected in the southern towns of Nîmes and Carpentras on Friday. The so-called Saharan Bubble weather has […]

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 […]