Revealed: The 10 safest places to live in Malta and Gozo

The safest places to live in Malta and Gozo have been revealed. Fontana in Gozo once again has the lowest crime rate in the Maltese Islands, according to the latest figures. Only eight offences were reported in the small town in 12 months, five of which were for ‘minor criminal damage’. Gozo topped the league […]

Stunning drone shots show Malta’s beauty from above

Maltese aerial photographer Ryan Formosa has showcased some of the island’s most spectacular sights from above in a series of stunning pictures. He captured breathtaking drone images of some of Malta’s most famous landmarks over the past 12 months, including the Fairyland Malta at Triton Square and the man-made beach at Balluta Bay. From Marsaxlokk to […]

Schoolchildren plant more than 150 trees in Gozo

It looks like Gozo is getting even greener. Malta’s prettier little sister has raised the bar yet again by planting more trees. Pupils from Ghajnsielem Primary School got their hands dirty by helping to plant more than 150 indigenous trees and saplings in a bare field at Ta’ Passi. It’s the same area where the […]

10 of the greatest Xlendi sunsets you’ll ever see

Who doesn’t love to sit and watch the sun go down? The best thing about sunsets is that you’re never going to see two that are completely alike, even if you sit at exactly the same spot every day. One of the best places to watch Mother Nature put on her nightly display is at […]

Malta-Gozo tunnel set to move another step closer

Controversial plans for a tunnel linking Malta and Gozo are expected to take a major step forward this week. The start of the bidding process for the massive €300 million project, will reportedly be launched on Monday. MaltaToday reported that ‘companies or consortia interested in bidding for this mega project will be invited to prove […]

Hilarious New Year photos as Gozo welcomes 2020

Gozo has welcomed 2020 with a spectacular street party and fireworks display. A huge crowd gathered in Independence Square in Victoria for the free event, where Auld Lang Syne rang out at midnight. The New Year’s Eve party, organised by the Ministry of Gozo, included a night of music, dancing and fireworks. Fantastic street performers […]

Menqa the turtle returns home to the sea off Gozo

A distressed turtle that was rescued off the coast of Gozo six months ago has been returned safe and well to the sea. Menqa was treated by vets from Nature Trust Malta after being discovered in trouble by divers. She could barely breathe and had several strands of fishing net and rope stuck in her […]

Malta’s most popular baby names are revealed

Malta’s most popular baby names have been revealed. Emma topped the list, which recorded names given to babies born in Malta over the past 12 months, retaining the spot it has held for four years. Mia came second with Olivia in third place. Abbie, Elizabeth, Eve, Lottie, Lucy and Scarlett all popped up as new […]

WATCH: Shocking video shows huge waves battering Marsalforn

This is the terrifying moment when a giant wave slammed into the seafront at one of Gozo’s most popular holiday resorts. Marsalforn took a hammering from the angry sea on Saturday as gale-force winds of up to 103 km/h swept across the Maltese Islands. The incredible power of Mother Nature in Marsalforn Bay was captured […]

Is this the most Christmassy town in Malta and Gozo?

Boasting twinkling Christmas trees, dazzling stars, dozens of lit up snowmen, thousands of light bulbs and a whole herd of illuminated reindeer, this is easily the most festive town in the Maltese Islands. Nadur in Gozo bursts into colour every year as homeowners put up their lights to mark the big countdown to Christmas. Now […]

Gozo just got smaller! Cliff collapses during storm

People have been urged to stay away from a section of the idyllic Gozo coast after a rockfall. Gale-force winds and heavy rain been blamed for causing the collapse at Xatt l-Ahmar. Overlooked by Fort Chambray, the bay is popular with swimmers and boat owners, especially in the summer months. Ghajnsielem’s mayor Kevin Cauchi urged […]

This Gozo beach is crowned one of the world’s best

A Maltese beach has been crowned one of the best in the world. Ramla Bay in Gozo was named among the seven most beautiful red sand beaches by US-based Travel and Leisure magazine. It said: ‘Ramla Bay lies on the northern coast of Gozo and its beachfront is coloured a burnt, orange-red, a particularly striking […]

Gozo lawyer lands top job at the European Commission

A lawyer from Gozo has landed a top job in the EU. Charmaine Hili from Nadur has been appointed by the incoming European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen. She will be her chief adviser on migration. The migrants crisis is one of the most important issues facing the EU. Charmaine previously served in Jean-Claude Juncker‘s […]

Heavy rain turns the sea muddy brown at Xlendi Bay

This is the moment the sea changed colour following heavy rain in Gozo. Xlendi Bay, which is normally crystal clear, was transformed within minutes as a large amount of soil and mud from nearby fields drained into the sea, turning the water brown. Incredible images of the dramatic change were shared on social media by […]

Malta’s ‘top secret second airport opens on Filfla’

This ‘exclusive’ photo shows Malta’s ‘secret second airport’ has opened for business on the tiny island of Filfla. And if you believe that, you’ll believe anything. Welcome to the wonderful world of the man who’s been dubbed the Photoshop supremo of Malta. Social media prankster John Scicluna from Rabat has had hundreds of Facebook users […]

Traditional red phone box becomes Gozo’s smallest library

One of Gozo’s prettiest villages is ringing the changes. The traditional red phone box in the heart of San Lawrenz has been converted into one of the smallest lending libraries in the world, stocking 100 books. The box has been fitted with five wooden shelves and offers Dan Brown thrillers, Agatha Christie murder mysteries, celebrity […]