Malta-based rescue diver honoured by King of Thailand

A Malta-based diver has received Thailand’s highest honour for helping to rescue 12 boys from a flooded cave. Mikko Paasi, who runs the Koh Tao Divers Malta dive centre in Bugibba, received the extraordinary bravery award from the Asian country’s King. He said: ‘I am very humble and thankful to receive such an honour from the King […]

Stunning images show Malta mark Coronation Day 80 years ago

These stunning images show Malta celebrating a very special event 80 years ago. The streets of Valletta were decorated with hundreds of banners and flags in May 1937 for the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the current Queen’s parents. A programme of royal events lasted nearly the entire month to commemorate the historic […]