Santa Lucija Murder: DNA Tests Confirm Victim’s Identity

The Malta Police Force has just released a statement in relation to the murder investigation currently underway following the discovery of a dead person earlier this week in Santa Lucija. DNA tests carried out on the relatives of the person who resided in the Dorell Square apartment have revealed that the victim is Mr Victor […]

Revealed: The 10 safest places to live in Malta and Gozo

The safest places to live in Malta and Gozo have been revealed. Fontana in Gozo once again has the lowest crime rate in the Maltese Islands, according to the latest figures. Only eight offences were reported in the small town in 12 months, five of which were for ‘minor criminal damage’. Gozo topped the league […]

Man charged over series of armed robberies across Malta

A suspected robber who allegedly threatened to blow up his victims if they called the police, has appeared in court in Valletta. Allister Camilleri, 39, from Marsa was arrested after six hold-ups in Qormi, Sliema, Tigne, Gzira and Iklin. The court heard that the first attempted robbery took place in Qormi on January 7. Other […]

Malta’s police chief Lawrence Cutajar resigns

Malta’s police chief has resigned after four years at the helm. Lawrence Cutajar had been under pressure for months following a number of scandals surrounding the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. He was appointed to the top job in 2016 and had served with the force since 1979, when he joined as a police […]

Crime levels in Malta plunge 10% over three years

Crime in Malta has fallen by 10 per cent in just three years. Malta’s police chief announced the latest figures and revealed the past year saw crime levels drop by two per cent. Lawrence Cutajar said the police had made ‘a significant improvement’ in the fight against drugs, and that ‘all the murder cases committed […]

‘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, […]

CCTV appeal following jewellery shop robbery in Sliema

A CCTV appeal has been issued following a robbery in Sliema. Police said three men burst into a jewellery shop in Bisazza Street at about 3.45 pm on Tuesday afternoon. They pushed the 31-year-old woman cashier to the ground and smashed a number of glass display units containing rings, watches, bracelets and other valuables. The […]

Driver badly injured after crashing into tree in Siggiewi

A man has been rushed to hospital after a serious road accident in Siggiewi. Police said the 36-year-old from Mtarfa lost control at crashed into a tree. The accident happened on Għajn il-Kbira at around 7.45am on Friday. A police spokesman said: ‘The man was driving a Seat Ibiza when he lost control and crashed. […]

Boy, 7, crushed to death by bulldozer in Siġġiewi

A seven-year-old boy has died after being crushed by a bulldozer in Siggiewi. Police said the accident happened in a quarry at Ta’ Kandja at around 7am. Reports said the unmanned construction vehicle, which was parked on a ramp, suddenly started moving and ran over the boy who was in its path. Police officers rushed […]

Emotional tributes paid to Malta’s ‘kindest’ traffic cop

Tributes have been paid to one of Malta’s most respected police officers following the sad news of his death. PC Alfred Sciberras was described as Malta’s ‘kindest traffic cop’. He was well-known for allowing children to sit his police motorbike to pose for photographs. Former police colleagues and members of the public paid their respects […]

Boy, 12, badly injured as roof collapses in Marsascala

A 12-year old boy has been rushed to hospital after the roof of his bedroom collapsed in gale-force winds. The ceiling caved in as gusts of 103km/h battered the Maltese Islands. Police said the accident happened in Church Street in Marsascala at about 3.15pm on Saturday. Paramedics were called to the scene and administered first aid […]

Gale force winds of 103km/h cause mayhem across Malta

Fallen trees have caused mayhem across Malta and Gozo as 103km/h winds batter the Maltese Islands this weekend. Police urged motorists to ‘proceed with caution’ on the roads because of the stormy weather. Warnings were issued by the Met Office in Luqa after a number of fallen trees and drifting sand left some roads blocked. […]

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 […]

Tragedy as man dies in head-on crash in Rabat

A man has died in the latest tragic accident on Malta’s roads. Police said the 73-year-old driver was killed in a head-on collision in Rabat on Wednesday morning. The accident happened at about 9.30am on Dingli Street in the town. The victim had been driving a Daihatsu Hi-Jet when it was in collision with a […]

Bus driver escapes unhurt after horror Floriana crash

A bus driver is lucky to be alive after a horror early-morning crash in Floriana. The bus, operated by Malta Public Transport, ended up slamming into a tree in the centre of St Anne Street as it headed towards Valletta. Fortunately, there no were no passengers on the bus at the time, despite earlier reports, […]