Here’s How You Can Register For The GridKids

  The Grid is back and better than ever – but this time, they’re even catering for kids!     So, if you have kids that love to run around and get messy, then they’ll love the GridKids’ obstacle course… A day packed with fun and excitement, where children are given the chance to challenge […]

Malta Ranked As World’s 7th Best Country For Commuting

  A recent survey by a UK-based price comparison service has analysed the country’s commuting habits and compared them globally, ranking Malta as the 7th best country in the world for commuting…     Uswitch’s survey looked into several countries, analysing several factors such as average commute time and the cost of getting to work, […]

Survey Finds 70% Of Local Youths Want To Move Abroad Permanently

  A new survey has found that more than half of Maltese adolescents (70%) are planning to build their future outside the country.     The findings in EY’s Generate Youth Survey, which was published this morning, asked a sample of over 750 Millenials and Gen Zs about where they see themselves living and working […]

Malta Ranks 29th Out Of 65 For Animal Rights In New Index

  In a new ‘Animal Rights Index’ – which identifies which countries are the best and worst for animal rights in 2021 – Malta ranked 29th out of 65 countries.     In the process of selection, researcher and co-founder of theswiftest.com, Matthew H. Nash, from San Francisco utilised nine key factors, such as recognition […]

Dog Owners Warned After Stray Was Attacked To Death In Birkirkara

  On Monday, a Birkirkara resident took to Facebook to report that a stray dog was horrifically attacked to death near the HSBC ATM at Triq it-Torri.     The local resident, James Galea, told 89.7 Bay that at around 11pm last night, he stopped by the HSBC ATM on his way home. As he […]

Malta’s SkolaSajf Programme Set To Return On 1st July 2020

  Education Minister Owen Bonnici this morning confirmed that the Summer School programme SkolaSajf is set to start as scheduled, on the 1st July 2020. Minister Bonnici said however, that the number of applications has gone down significantly, with 3,000 applications received as opposed to the usual 10,000. Malta’s educational institutions have been closed since […]

10 Gorgeous Photos Of St Paul’s Bay Over The Years

  Over the years, St Paul’s Bay was the go-to village for Summer getaways, and I am sure that if we had to ask around about their favourite summer memories, St Paul’s Bay would definitely feature. St Paul’s Bay is now one of the largest resorts on Malta’s north coast, but it knows its humble […]

Revealed: Malta now leads the world for gay rights

Malta is top of the world when it comes to gay rights. The island has been crowned the global leaders on LGBTIQ rights, with policies ranging from equal marriage to gender-neutral marking on identity cards. This year, Malta ranked more progressive on these fronts than all of the most liberal western and northern European countries, […]

Maltese modeller brilliantly recreates Valletta’s ‘lost gem’

With its stunning architecture, it was once of one of the most beautiful buildings in Malta. Things changed in 1942, when the majestic Theatre Royal in Valletta was devastated during a wartime air raid. But now one of Malta’s most talented model makers has recreated the iconic building’s glory days in miniature. Robert Zammit from […]

Can you name the Malta streets in these retro photos?

We don’t know about you, but we love poring over vintage photos of Malta on our award-winning Bay Retro page on Facebook. From grainy black and white shots of Valletta, Sliema and Hamrun in 1905 to Malta’s first tram service from Floriana to The Three Cities, we love taking a trip down memory lane. The question […]

More of us than ever are using Malta’s buses

More of us than ever are using Malta’s buses, according to new figures. A record 58 million commuters caught the bus last year, that’s a rise of seven percent or four million passengers over 2018. The impressive increase in passenger numbers was announced by Malta’s transport minister in Parliament. Ian Borg told MPs that the […]

Never-before-seen photos show Malta 150 years ago

This is how Malta looked when your great great great great grandmother was alive. These never-before-seen images, which were unearthed at an auction, give a fascinating insight into life in Victorian Malta. The incredible snaps include views of Pieta Creek, several decades before St Luke’s Hospital was built on the hill. The amazing photographs were […]

89.7 Bay is crowned Malta’s number one again

89.7 Bay has once again been crowned Malta’s number one radio station. Official research shows Bay cemented its position at the top spot with an impressive audience reach of 20.78%. The independent survey was carried out in November 2019 and commissioned by the Broadcasting Authority. The research showed that 89.7 Bay continues to dominate radio listening […]

Malta hosts some of the world’s hottest male models

Malta is playing host to some of the world’s hottest men this week. More than 40 contestants from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas have gathered on our island for the Mr Tourism World 2020 contest. Wayne Cassar will represent Malta in the fourth annual edition of the international competition, which will takes place at […]