Santa Lucija Murder: Police Hold Press Briefing with the Latest Details

In a press briefing, Police Spokesperson Brandon Pisani said that following the autopsy it has been concluded that the person who was found dead suffered blows to the head using a sharp object, adding that there are signs which show possible suffocation. Pisani also said that due to the decomposing state, the victim has not […]

Malta named ‘one of the most expensive places to live in’

Malta has been named one of the most expensive countries to live in. Malta was ranked as the 25th priciest place in the world in a new survey – behind Canada, the United States, Germany and Britain. Money saving website Go Banking Rates crunched numbers from more than 150 countries to find the nations where […]

Malta-Gozo air ambulance to get a major upgrade

Malta’s air ambulance is to get a major upgrade. The new service will be launched next month with a modern helicopter replacing the current one, as well as a new back-up aircraft. The air-ambulance service is used daily to transport patients from Gozo General Hospital to the helipad at St Luke’s Hospital. Dr Nadine Delicata […]

Malta’s Prime Ministers share a family snap on Instagram

Malta’s outgoing Prime Minister has wished his successor well in a post on social media. Joseph Muscat took to Instagram to share a photo of his wife and children alongside Robert Abela, his wife and daughter. Dr Muscat wrote: ‘On this very special day, Michelle, Etoile Ella, Soleil Sophie and I wish Lydia, Giorgia Mae […]

People in Malta ‘spending more than ever’ on eating out

It seems Malta’s restaurants are busier than ever. The Maltese have been named among the highest spenders in Europe when it comes to eating out. Maltese households spent a total of €826.8 million in restaurants, cafés and canteens in 2018, or 12.6 per cent of their total household expenditure. Only people in Ireland and Spain […]

‘We thought it was a bomb’: Shock after gas blast in Attard

Residents have been speaking of their shock after a gas explosion in a street in Attard. Neighbours in Znuber Street have told 89.7 Bay they thought a bomb had gone off when a gas cyclinder left on a porch suddenly exploded. Malta Police said they were alerted at around 10.45pm on Thursday night One resident, Janine, […]

Your incredible photos of Malta and Gozo this December

If there’s one month of the year when Malta sparkles that little bit more, it’s December – so it’s no surprise that we’ve been inundated with gorgeous photos this month. Our usual call for your best photos of Malta was met with hundreds of responses, and we’ve chosen just a few of our favourites to […]

Malta’s worst internet passwords of the year revealed

Malta’s worst internet passwords of 2019 have been revealed Every year, security group SplashData analyses more than five million leaked passwords on the internet and collates them together in a handy list. In first place, for the eighth year running, is ‘123456’, as the worst password to use in 2019. It looks like people still […]

Shocking images show terrible state of Malta’s biggest fort

Malta’s largest historic fort, which has appeared in Game of Thrones and several blockbuster films, is being given a much-needed €1 million facelift. Work has started to restore Fort Ricasoli, on the outskirts of Kalkara, to its former glory. The first phase of the project will see the restoration of the fort’s crumbling gun emplacements […]

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 […]

Malta’s most popular baby names are revealed

Malta’s most popular baby names have been revealed. Emma topped the list, which recorded names given to babies born in Malta over the past 12 months, retaining the spot it has held for four years. Mia came second with Olivia in third place. Abbie, Elizabeth, Eve, Lottie, Lucy and Scarlett all popped up as new […]

Urgent appeal to find missing 16-year-old from Hamrun

An appeal has been launched to find a 16-year-old Maltese boy missing for six days. Dante Buhagiar from Hamrun was last seen at his home at around 6pm on December 6. The teenager is known as ‘il-ħassu’ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Malta Police Force are now appealing for anyone with information about his […]

Gozo Channel announces changes after ferry crash

Gozo Channel has been forced to make changes to its timetable after a ferry crashed into a jetty at Mgarr Harbour. The company said the MV Malita ‘suffered some damage’ in the accident on Monday afternoon. No-one was injured however the ferry could be out of action for several days while repairs are carried out. […]

These kids are helping to make Malta green and clean

School pupils from across Malta and Gozo have been rewarded for helping to keep our islands green and clean. Children from 92 primary and middle schools celebrated their achievements at the annual BirdLife Malta nature awards. The charity’s ‘Dinja Wahda’ education scheme aims to help children protect and appreciate the environment as well as learning […]

More new recruits join the Armed Forces of Malta

Malta’s armed forces have welcomed 48 new recruits to Luqa Barracks. The group will spend the next five months learning the basics of military life as well as exercises in team-building, leadership, motivation and physical training. The new recruits were selected after passing a fitness test, written assessment and medical. On their first day they […]

Enemalta issues apology after power cut across Malta

Enemalta has issued a public apology after a massive power cut hit Malta and Gozo. Thousands of homes, offices, shops and factories were left without electricity for more than three hours on Tuesday afternoon. The outage also caused chaos on the roads as traffic lights went out. The water supply and internet services were also […]