Andy Murray ‘battered and bruised’ after hip surgery

Andy Murray has revealed he feels ‘battered and bruised’ following hip surgery. The Scottish tennis star, 31, had the operation to correct a long-term problem with pain in his joint. The three-time major champion posted a message on Instagram saying he had a metal joint implanted into his hip at a hospital in London. He even attached […]

WATCH: Maltese nurses go viral in heartwarming Christmas video

Stay safe this festive season. That’s the advice from the Accident and Emergency team at Mater Dei Hospital as the Christmas holidays begin across Malta and Gozo. They even recorded a special video to get their message across, urging the public to take extra care. The clip, which also features nurses, doctors and paramedics showing […]

Prime Minister opens first phase of Gozo medical school

The first phase of Gozo’s new state-of-the-art medical school has been officially opened by the Prime Minister. Joseph Muscat hailed the opening of the Barts Anatomy Centre as ‘a major milestone’. He said: ‘Today we are turning Gozo into a centre of medical excellence.’ Dr Muscat said 59 medical students had already started their studies in […]

Hero policeman to become Malta’s first ‘Robocop’

A heroic police officer who lost a limb in a shocking hit and run incident is to become Malta’s first ‘Robocop’. PC Simon Schembri is to be fitted with a hi-tech artificial arm and bionic hand. The traffic cop from Paola had his right arm amputated from below the elbow last month after a horrific hit […]

Survivor tells of shock after Malta tour bus crash

A survivor of the Malta tour bus crash has told how passengers screamed in panic when it hit a tree. Michael Henderson, who is on holiday in Malta from Aberdeen, said it ‘all happened in a split second’. He has been left partially deaf by the accident and suffered cracked ribs and head injuries. His […]

Two dead after Maltese sightseeing bus hits tree

Two holidaymakers have died after a sightseeing bus crashed into a tree in Zurrieq. A Spanish woman and a Belgian man were killed after the open-top double decker was hit by low-lying branches. Malta’s health minister Chris Fearne confirmed around 50 other passengers, including 12 children, were injured in the accident on Valletta Road. MaltaToday […]

Support swells for family of dad who ‘loved Malta’

A fundraising appeal has been launched for the father-of-two killed during Carnival weekend in Malta. Dan Udrea, 38, tragically died when a tree crashed on top his car during stormy weather in Mriehel. The father-of-two and his wife Irina, 32, were heading to work on Notabile Road when the accident happened on Saturday morning. The […]

Malta’s president pays Christmas visit to hospital patients

The President of Malta has paid a special Christmas visit to Malta’s main hospital for senior citizens. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca and her husband Edgar greeted patients at the Karin Grech Rehabilitation Hospital in Guardamangia. During the visit, they toured the wards and spent time with both pensioners and staff.