Malta gets a new road linking Mriehel and Qormi

Work has begun on a new road linking Canon Road in Qormi with the Mriehel Industrial Estate. Infrastructure Malta said it started building the new route on Monday. Malta’s transport minister Ian Borg said the new stretch of road, extending over half a kilometre, would ‘make life easier for workers and residents in the Mriehel […]

‘Open up to someone’: Malta marks Mental Health Day

Malta is marking World Mental Health Day on Thursday. Health chiefs in Malta are encouraging people to look after themselves and open up about any issues they may be dealing with. They say more than one in five of us in Malta will face challenges to our mental health at one time or another. Family […]

Thursdays are the worst for road accidents in Malta

Thursdays are the worst for road accidents in Malta, according to new research. The number of car crashes is the higher on a Thursday than any other day. The data emerged from road accident figures published by the National Statistics Office in Valletta on Tuesday. Six people lost their lives on Malta’s roads between April […]

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, […]

Seven men arrested in Qormi drugs raid

Seven men have been arrested following a police drugs raid in Qormi. Officers discovered several packets of what is suspected cocaine and heroin in a garage in Triq il-Mejjilla. Police said officers from the Drug Squad, District Police, the Special Intervention Unit and the Canine Unit were involved in the operation on Tuesday night. Those […]

Cannabis with street value of €380,000 seized in Malta

Four men are expected to appear in court in Valletta following another major drugs seizure by Malta Police. The suspects were stopped by drug squad officers in Gzira on Monday following an undercover operation. They were allegedly found in possession of 65 kilos of cannabis, with an estimated street value of around €380,000. Police claimed […]

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, […]

‘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: Dramatic moment car overturns in Marsa

Dramatic footage has gone viral, showing the moment a car overturned in Marsa. No-one was hurt in the accident, which happened at around 8.45am on Thursday morning. The video showed a young driver emerging from the car unscathed. The Volkswagen slammed into a wall as it tried to overtake a number of cars heading up […]

It’s official: Malta’s largest town is revealed

St Paul’s Bay is officially the biggest town in Malta. The popular seaside resort, which includes Bugibba, Qawra, Xemxija, Burmarrad and Wardija, has seen its population soar in recent years to 23, 112. St Paul’s Bay has overtaken Birkirkara as the largest town in Malta, according to official figures from the National Statistics Office. Birkirkara […]

Nine arrested following cocaine find in Qormi

Malta Police have arrested nine people following a drugs raid in Qormi. Eight men and a woman are being questioned after a large quantity of cash and a suspicious white powder was discovered in a garage in Mejjilla Street. A police spokesman said officers found suspected cocaine ready for trafficking, electronic scales, sachets containing suspected […]