Gozo’s fourth ferry is back in action after upgrade

Gozo Channel’s fourth ferry is back in action after a major upgrade. The MV Nikolaus returned to service on Monday morning after spending nearly a month abroad for a re-fit. New side doors have been installed on the ship to allow foot passengers to board directly from the terminals at Cirkewwa and Mgarr rather than […]

Crete hit by third earthquake in two weeks

Crete has been hit by a third earthquake in two weeks. Scientists said a 5.2-magnitude tremor rocked the Mediterranean holiday island on Monday morning. The quake struck about 64 km north of the island with the tremors also felt on Santorini. Crete lies around 930 km east of Malta. The earthquake came a fortnight after […]

Malta named one of the best value holiday spots of 2019

Malta has been named one of the best value destinations for a beach holiday this summer. Malta ranked in eighth position in the value league ahead of Majorca, Corfu, Nice, Lisbon, Ibiza and Sorrento. Sunny Beach in Bulgaria topped the list for 2019, with the Algarve in Portugal following close behind. Post Office UK released […]

Malta is shaken and stirred after Greece earthquake

Malta has been shaken by a powerful earthquake as far away as the Greek islands. The 6.8-magnitude tremor, which struck near the tourist island of Zakynthos, was so strong it woke up thousands of people in Malta. It struck at around 2am on Friday morning. Facebook users reported feeling the tremor in Hamrun, Paola, Floriana, St […]