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, […]

Robert Abela is sworn-in as Malta’s new Prime Minister

Malta has a new Prime Minister. Robert Abela was sworn-in during a special ceremony at the Palace in Valletta on Monday afternoon. He took the oath of office in front of the President of Malta, George Vella. Dr Abela was accompanied by his wife Lydia, daughter Giorgia Mae, and other relatives. After the ceremony, he […]

10 ways expats realise they’ve become Maltese

Malta is home to tens of thousands of expats from Britain, Australia, Canada, Italy, the United States and many more. But if you live here for more than a few months you’ll quickly pick up unique Maltese quirks, mannerisms and sayings. It’s strange but true. If you’re an expat, you’ll know you’ve suddenly become Maltese […]

Andre Schembri joins Indian team Chennaiyin FC

Maltese Footballer Andre Schembri’s next stop will be in India. After a long spell in Cyprus former Malta international has signed with Indian Super League side Chennaiyin FC for the upcoming football season. The 33-year-old left Apollon Limassol after his contract expired last July after two seasons with the Cypriot club. Capped 94 times by […]

Maltese kickboxer is crowned world featherweight champion

Maltese kickboxing sensation Keith Azzopardi has thanked fans for their support after his latest impressive victory. He was crowned world featherweight champion at the World Kickboxing Network tournament in France last weekend. Keith was declared the winner by the judges after 12 rounds against former French champion Jonathan Pastorino in Nice. Battered and bruised after his […]

Qatar Airways announces flights from Sydney to Malta via Doha

Qatar Airways is making it even easier for Aussies to come on holiday to Malta. Traditionally, Australian passengers wanting to visit Malta would need to do so via London. But now, that’s all changed. Qatar Airways can fly you directly from Sydney to Malta via Doha. Flights leave daily during the summer months and range […]

WATCH: Maltese singer, 10, stuns Britain’s Got Talent

Malta has a new rising star with one of the most powerful voices you’ve ever heard. Giorgia Borg, 10, has been tipped for huge success after an incredible performance on Britain’s Got Talent on Saturday night. The Maltese schoolgirl wowed the judges and impressed Alesha Dixon so much that she pressed the golden buzzer to […]

Social media frenzy as Harry and Meghan join Instagram

Harry and Meghan have sent sovcial joined Instagram. Called @sussexroyal, their page will highlight the good causes the couple support across the Commonwealth. Their first Instagram post read: ‘Welcome to our official Instagram. ‘We look forward to sharing the work that drives us, the causes we support, important announcements, and the opportunity to shine a […]

Meet the man who created his own Mosta Dome

There’s no stopping Maltese pensioner Charlie Camilleri. At the age of 95, the retired carpenter now lives in Australia but his passion for Malta is still as strong as ever. So much so that since his retirement, Charlie has spent hundreds of hours creating stunning wooden models of some of Malta’s most famous landmarks, including […]

12 stunning Malta gems you’ve probably never heard of

Malta has its fair share of huge tourist attractions and places to go. But if you dig a little deeper, the island also has some less well known attractions that are well worth a visit. Here’s our guide to going off the beaten track, thanks to one of Malta’s most talented landscape photographers James Scicluna. […]

Popular Maltese comedy actor dies suddenly, aged 48

Tributes have been paid to Maltese comedy actor Benny Casha following his death at the age of 48. The star of One TV‘s popular sitcom ‘Qeghdin Sew’ reportedly suffered a heart attack on Wednesday. He produced a number of shows over the years, including ‘Gawdenz Bilocca’, ‘Midinbin’ and others. He was also the managing director of […]

Maltese social media guru makes Forbes 30 Under 30 List

A Maltese social media guru has been named one of the top movers and shakers in Europe. Antonia Bonello, 29, has been included in this year’s prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 List. The list features 30 extraordinary young people making names for themselves in media and marketing across Europe. Antonia, who is the Associate Creative Director at […]

Maltese tennis duo reach Australian Open quarter finals

Maltese tennis duo Francesca Curmi and Helene Pellicano have made it through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open juniors. Both players from Malta reached the last 16 in Melbourne after notching up victories with their respective partners. Francesca, 17, and her doubles partner Loudmilla Bencheikh of France came back from a set down to beat […]

Inside the secret bunker where Malta helped win the war

This is the underground bunker where Malta helped to win the war. The Lascaris War Rooms under the streets of Valletta were top secret during the 1940s but have become one of Malta’s top visitor attractions. During the Second World War they were Malta’s nerve centre – and the secret headquarters of the British and Allied […]

Maltese tennis sensation to compete at Australian Open

Following her record-making debut as the first Maltese player at Rolland Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open, Francesca Curmi will be competing in the Australian Open, the fourth of the world’s top tennis tournaments. She qualified for the Grand Slam championships thanks to her position in the latest world rankings. In 2018, Francesca beat eight […]

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 […]