Thieves who stole trees planted by Maltese schoolchildren have been branded ‘a disgrace’ on social media. Gzira’s mayor took to Facebook to vent his frustration after finding two saplings had been unceremoniously ripped from the earth in the town’s main public garden. Conrad Borg Manche didn’t mince his words, describing the thieves as ‘stupid’ and […]
A man has died after falling the height of seven storeys from a balcony in Gzira. Malta Police said they were alerted at around 3am on Friday morning in Sir Hildebrand Oakes Street. The victim, 24, from the Netherlands, was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation into the death is underway.
Four men are expected to appear in court in Valletta following another major drugs seizure by Malta Police. The suspects were stopped by drug squad officers in Gzira on Monday following an undercover operation. They were allegedly found in possession of 65 kilos of cannabis, with an estimated street value of around €380,000. Police claimed […]
One of Malta’s most historic forts is throwing open its doors to the public this weekend. Fort Manoel on Manoel Island offers fabulous views of Valletta across Marsamxett Harbour as well as Fort Tigne, Sliema and Floriana. The fort will be open on Sunday between 9am and 4pm with tours of the halls and the fortress […]
This is the terrifying moment a classic car crashed in front of shocked holidaymakers in Gzira. Dramatic footage caught on CCTV shows a 1970s Jensen-Healey heading at speed along The Strand before spinning out of control and slamming into two parked cars in a burst of dust and smoke. Eyewitnesses said it was lucky the accident didn’t […]