Malta’s largest hospital installs free water ‘top-up taps’

Malta’s largest state-run hospital will become home to more than 100 free drinking water stations in a bid to reduce waste and cut down on plastic. Mater Dei Hospital said a network of 115 purpose-built ‘top-up taps’ will be installed in waiting rooms, corridors and wards over the next four months. The water fountains will […]

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 […]

Maltese nurse who hid camera in toilet fined €5,500

A nurse who hid a camera inside a women’s toilet at Malta’s Mater Dei Hospital has been fined €5,500. Alexander Borg, 28, from Fgura was also placed on probation for three years by the court in Valletta. He admitted the charges last week. The court said it took note of his confession, apology and early […]

Sta Venera footballer collapses on the pitch at Ta’ Qali

A football player has been admitted to hospital after he collapsed on the pitch during a football match at Ta’Qali. Mun Law received immediate treatment from the Malta FA paramedic on duty at the Centenary Stadium who used a defibrillator to treat the Yau Mun Law who is the captain of Santa Venera Lightnings. The […]

Police hunt Peeping Tom at Malta’s biggest hospital

Police have launched an investigation after a concealed camera was discovered in the women’s toilets at Malta’s biggest hospital. The electronic device was found by shocked cleaning staff at Mater Dei Hospital in Swatar on Thursday night. Hospital bosses said they were taking the find ‘very seriously’ and had reported it to police. Mater Dei […]

Malta’s LifeCycle charity heroes return from Asia

A team of cyclists have returned home to a heroes’ welcome after raising €190,000 to help kidney patients at Malta’s Mater Dei Hospital. The 10-day LifeCycle Challenge involved 24 volunteers from Malta cycling through Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. They were accompanied by seven back-up members who helped with logistics, medical aid and food. LifeCycle founder […]

Hero police officer helps woman in labour beat Malta’s traffic

A police officer has been hailed a hero after helping a pregnant woman to beat Malta’s traffic and get to hospital in time to give birth. PC Daniel De Battista was approached by a driver in a traffic jam in Mosta at 6.30am. The man explained that his wife was in labour and needed to […]

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Sliema crash

Malta Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward following a serious road accident in Sliema. A motorcyclist was badly injured in the crash on Tower Road on Sunday night. Police said the man’s bike was in collision with a Ford Transit at around 10.15pm. A police spokesman told 89.7 Bay: ‘From preliminary investigations, the […]