Only 1 in 5 teenagers in Malta exercise every day

Maltese teenagers are generally fitter and healthier than those in Italy, Australia and New Zealand, according to a global study. However, just one in five 11 to 17-year-olds in Malta get as much exercise as they need to to stay in shape. The figures also showed that 81.4 per cent of teenagers in Malta do […]

One in seven of us in Malta is not Maltese

One in seven people in Malta is not Maltese, according to new figures from the EU. Eurostat revealed that 14 per cent of the people living in Malta were born overseas, compared to just 7.8 per cent on average in the EU. The situation in Luxembourg is the most extreme, with almost half the population, […]

Francesca flies the flag for Malta at Miss Universe 2018

Francesca Mifsud is on her way to Thailand to represent Malta at this year’s Miss Universe contest. Francesca, 22, was crowned Miss Universe Malta in July. The law student from Zejtun won the title after competing against 24 other contestants from across Malta and Gozo. Lyann Iles, representing Qawra, came second. Third place went to Marilena Gauci from […]

More of us than ever are going to Gozo

More of us than ever are going to Gozo. Malta’s pretty little sister is breaking new tourism records, according to the latest official figures. Passenger numbers on the Gozo Channel ferries soared by nearly 8 per cent in the first three months of the year. The total smashed the 1.1 million mark for the first […]

Malta is crowned Europe’s number one diving spot

Malta has been crowned the number one diving destination in Europe. The Maltese Islands won the accolade for the second year in a row at the annual Diver Awards in Birmingham. Malta was voted for by thousands of Diver Magazine readers and visitors to www.divernet.com. Egypt was named the world’s best diving destination with Malta […]