Power cut leaves Sliema without electricity for two hours

An investigation has started after Malta’s third major power cut in a month. The electricity went off for around 10 minutes in several areas on Sunday night, including most of Gozo, Naxxar, Mosta, Marsascala Mellieha and Fgura. Qawra and Birkirkara were in darkness for around an hour while Sliema went without power for more than […]

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 […]

Bad weather cancels outdoor rock concert in Gozo

An outdoor rock concert has been postponed in Gozo because of bad weather. The event, which was scheduled for Saturday night in Xaghra, will now be held on Saturday 7 December at 8.30pm. Organisers said weather forecasts warning of very strong winds this weekend forced them to move the date of the concert. The Hill […]

Ava Max visits Blue Lagoon ahead of Isle of MTV Malta

89.7 Bay favourite Ava Max has been making the most of the Maltese sunshine ahead of this week’s massive Isle of MTV concert. The Sweet But Psycho singer arrived in Malta early to explore the island’s most beautiful sights. They spent the weekend at seam touring the Maltese coast by yacht as well as visiting […]

Clean-up begins after record-breaking storm hits Malta

A massive clean-up operation has begun after record-breaking gale force winds battered the Maltese Islands, leaving a trail of destruction. Gusts of 101 km/h were recorded on Sunday during one of the wildest weekends Malta has ever seen. The force of the storm was so strong it resembled an earthquake, according to seismologists at the University […]

Nurse speaks out after horror car crash in Gozo

An heroic off-duty nurse who rushed to the scene of a horror car crash in Gozo has urged drivers to slow down on the roads. Francesca Spiteri Mercieca from Nadur told how the accident happened on the outskirts of Xewkija during Saturday night’s thunderstorm. Writing on Facebook, she said: ‘I happened to be passing by and couldn’t let […]

Gozo’s Citadel is up for another top award

The Citadel in Gozo is in the running for yet another top international award. The iconic fortress in Victoria has been nominated in the culture and tourism category at the World Summit Awards for its dedicated mobile app. The ‘Ċittadella App‘ will go head-to-head with nominees from more than 100 countries around the world for the […]