Hailstorm transforms Malta into a winter wonderland

Where did that come from? Malta has taken a bit of a battering after a shower of hailstones rained down on parts of the island. Things seemed fairly normal before the hailstorm brought an almighty crashing sound onto roofs and people started running to their windows to see what was going on. The shower experienced in […]

Police confirm missing Maltese man found dead

Police searching for a man who went missing on Friday in Mosta have discovered a body. Dr David Sciberras, 56, was found dead on Sunday evening. He was last seen leaving his home in Mosta on Friday 18 October at 7.30 am. He was spotted driving his grey Mitsubishi Colt. Police told 89.7 Bay that […]

Revealed: Malta’s most Instagrammed places this summer

Malta has been an Instagram heaven this summer. From stunning views to grand architecture and beautiful beaches, there have been so many things to capture. Instagram vice-president Andrew Royal told 89.7 Bay: ‘Instagram is all about passion. Users tend to share photographs that detail only the beautiful moments in their lives. ‘Compared to a popularity […]

Adorable baby hedgehogs rescued in Mosta

Two baby hedgehogs have been saved after being found at a building site in Mosta. They were rescued by the wildlife team at Nature Trust Malta following a call for help from a neighbour. The two creatures, who are so young their eyes haven’t yet opened, are being looked after by volunteers from the organisation. […]

BBC gushes over one of Malta’s historic landmarks

Most of us know it as The Great Wall of Malta. But now the Victoria Lines, stretching from Madliena in the east to Mgarr in the west, have been given the recognition they deserve by the BBC. In the online edition of BBC Travel magazine, writer Adam Alexander explains why the huge wall, which slices […]

Driver arrested over ‘hit and run’ crash in Luqa

A man has been arrested following a ‘hit and run’ crash in Luqa. Police arrested the driver, 25, from Msida, around half an hour after the accident. Malta Police said they were alerted after a 27-year-old man from Santa Venera was run over by a VW Golf. He was taken to hospital suffering from serious […]

Three children and two adults injured in Mosta crash

Three children and two adults have been treated in hospital after a head-on crash in Mosta. Malta Police said the accident happened on the outskirts of the town on Zejfa Road at around 7.10pm on Sunday evening. A police spokesman said: ‘The collision involved a Toyota Rav 4 that was being driven by a 33-year-old […]

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 […]

Revealed: The 10 prettiest streets in Malta and Gozo

Sssh… Don’t tell anybody but we think we might have found the prettiest streets in the Maltese Islands. There’s nothing nicer than mooching around Malta’s streets in the summer, and coming across the many rainbow painted balconies and beautiful houses. You’ll find some of the prettiest and most colourful streets in Valletta, Lija, Mdina, Rabat, […]

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 […]

Almost 300 Maltese roads to be upgraded this year

The latest €70 million upgrade of Malta’s roads has been hailed as ‘good news for families and motorists’. Another 170 streets across Malta are to be resurfaced and rebuilt over the next 12 months as part of the scheme, bringing the total number of roadworks this year to almost 300. Malta’s transport minister Ian Borg said […]

Revealed: The 10 prettiest streets in Malta and Gozo

Sssh… Don’t tell anybody but we think we might have found the prettiest streets in the Maltese Islands. There’s nothing nicer than mooching around Malta’s streets in the summer, and coming across the many rainbow painted balconies and beautiful houses. You’ll find some of the prettiest and most colourful streets in Valletta, Lija, Mdina, Rabat, […]

Malta’s most famous church shows off all its best angles

It’s a true Maltese landmark. Ask anyone to name the most famous church in Malta, and the chances are they’ll reply ‘The Mosta Dome’. The church is an absolute icon and it’s easy to see why in these stunning images shared by 89.7 Bay fan Fritz Grimm. The talented German-born photographer has lived in Malta for the past six years. […]

‘Doortraits’ are the latest online trend sweeping Malta

A new photography trend is taking Malta by storm. ‘Doortraits’, or portraits of interesting Maltese doors are all over Instagram. In fact, there’s a growing community of people sharing their love for gorgeous entryways via the hashtags #doortrait and #maltadoors. Of all the things one could express through art, why doors? Lisa Gwen Baldacchino, who […]

WATCH: Bus stop dancer struts his stuff in Mosta

The last Friday of the month means pay day for most of us in Malta. But one man has taken the joy of pay day to the next level. He’s become Malta’s latest online sensation after being spotted dancing his heart out in front of the famous Mosta Dome. He’s seen strutting his stuff with […]

Malta’s leading financial services firm is growing

Calamatta Cuschieri has opened a new branch in Mosta. The new office in Fortress Street offers a full range of investment advisory services as well as pension plans. The company said it plans to offer life insurance in the near future. Group chief executive Alan Cuschieri told 89.7 Bay: ‘Delivering high quality financial advice and […]