Colours of Malta! Benches get a traditional Maltese makeover

  Malta is famous for lots of things – food, culture, friendliness, history – the list goes on. But one thing it doesn’t get enough credit for is its love of colour. Traditional Maltese fishing boats are some of the most colourful in the world, featuring huge streaks of blue, red, yellow and green. You […]

Malta’s prettiest fishing village gets a €4 million breakwater

Work has started on a new €4 million breakwater at Malta’s most picturesque fishing village. Fishermen in Marsaxlokk have crying out for a sea barrier for decades to protect their boats from the winter storms. Malta’s transport minister said the start of work on the project was good news for everyone in Marsaxlokk. Ian Borg […]

Malta sees the largest population increase in the EU

Malta’s population is growing faster than anywhere else in Europe, according to official figures. There are almost 100,000 more people living in Malta now than there were in 2006. The National Statistics Office in Valletta said the total population of Malta and Gozo at the end of 2018 stood at 493,559, up by 3.8% when […]

Tributes to man found dead at Malta beauty spot

Tributes have been paid to ‘a real gentleman’ who was found dead at one of Malta’s most popular swimming spots. Vincent Zahra, 68, from Zejtun drowned at St Peter’s Pool near Marsaxlokk on Sunday. Friends and relatives took to social media to pay their respects. One friend wrote on Facebook: ‘Greatly shocked to be informed […]

Double rainbows add a splash of colour to Malta’s skies

The skies above Malta and Gozo were a glorious riot of colour on Tuesday. Loads of you were quick to share snaps of the vibrant double rainbows which appeared above the Maltese Islands. There may be no such thing as a pot of gold, but it was a great way start to the day for […]

Haunted places in Malta that will give you the creeps

A good spooky story is not just for Halloween. If the legends are to be believed, there could be a few bumps in the night not just on 31 October, the most ghostly night of the year, but every night. To get you into the ‘spirit’ of things, we’ve uncovered some spine-chilling, Maltese ghost stories […]

WATCH: Stunning video captures the beauty of Malta

Life in Malta can be hectic and busy at times but we’re also lucky enough to have stunning countryside and beautiful beaches right on our doorstep. It’s so easy to escape all the noise and traffic, go for a walk and take in the views. We’re reminded just how beautiful Malta is in this new […]

Maltese fans share memories of meeting Sir Roger Moore

Maltese fans have been sharing their heartwarming memories of meeting actor Sir Roger Moore. The James Bond star died on Tuesday, aged 89, from cancer. A ‘gentleman’, ‘talented’, ‘selfless’ and ‘charismatic’ are words that have resonated around Malta on news of his death. Dozens of fans took to Bay Retro’s award-winning Facebook page to tell how […]