Abandoned puppies dumped ‘like rubbish’ in Luqa

Maltese animal welfare campaigners have appealed for help after nine puppies were found dumped on a building site ‘like rubbish’. The Association for Abandoned Animals said it was alerted by a worker on a construction site in Luqa on Tuesday morning. The charity said the adorable little dogs were left in a cardboard box and could […]

Driver arrested over ‘hit and run’ crash in Luqa

A man has been arrested following a ‘hit and run’ crash in Luqa. Police arrested the driver, 25, from Msida, around half an hour after the accident. Malta Police said they were alerted after a 27-year-old man from Santa Venera was run over by a VW Golf. He was taken to hospital suffering from serious […]

Tributes paid to scooter rider killed in Luqa crash

Emotional tributes have been paid to a ‘one in a million’ man killed in a horror road accident in Luqa. Nolan Farrugia, 21, from Siggiewi died when his  scooter and a lorry collided on the main Qormi Road on Thursday morning. Friends and relatives of took to social media to pay their respects. One posted: […]

Malta’s armed forces to launch new recruitment drive

The Armed Forces of Malta are preparing to launch a campaign to attract to more new recruits. Malta’s home affairs minister Michael Farrugia said the extra soldiers, pilots, engineers and sailors were needed ‘to cope with the increased demands on today’s armed forces’. He made the announcement as he addressed a passing out parade ceremony […]

Turkish Airlines launches sale on flights from Malta

If you’ve ever fancied seeing Red Square in Moscow first hand or visiting the remains of the Berlin Wall, then you may be in luck. Turkish Airlines has launched a sale on flights to nine exciting destinations from Malta. The sale includes economy class fares from Malta to Germany, Israel, Romania, Russia, Egypt, Nepal and […]

Maltese hit-and-run police officer is hailed a hero

A Maltese traffic officer who almost died in a hit-and-run attack has thanked the Prime Minister for his support. PC Simon Schembri has been hailed a hero for his courage after losing an arm in the horrific accident in Luqa two months ago. The dad-of-three from Paola paid tribute to Joseph Muscat for his kindness and help […]

Maltese hero policeman reveals extent of injuries

A Malta Police traffic officer who almost died in an alleged hit-and-run incident has revealed the extent of his injuries. Hero PC Simon Schembri from Paola spent three weeks fighting for his life at Mater Dei Hospital after being knocked down by a car in Luqa. His lower right arm had to be amputated and […]

Malta hit-and-run policeman ‘in stable condition’

The Malta traffic police officer who almost died in a horror hit-and-run accident has been taken off a life support machine. Doctors said PC Simon Schembri, 48, was ‘responding well’ to treatment and was in a ‘stable condition’. He remains in intensive care at Mater Dei Hospital after suffering serious injuries when he was hit by […]

Another major airline to start flying to Malta

Another major airline is to start flying to Malta soon. Qatar Airways outlined plans to launch the new service to and from Malta later this year. The announcement was made by the airline’s chief executive Akbar Al Baker at the annual world tourism fair in Berlin. He said that Qatar Airways will start new flights to […]