Enemalta issues apology after power cut across Malta

Enemalta has issued a public apology after a massive power cut hit Malta and Gozo. Thousands of homes, offices, shops and factories were left without electricity for more than three hours on Tuesday afternoon. The outage also caused chaos on the roads as traffic lights went out. The water supply and internet services were also […]

Malta Police arrest two men over 31kg of cannabis find

Malta Police have arrested two men after 31kg of cannabis was found in the back of a van. The drugs were allegedly discovered in a false floor of the vehicle, which had arrived in Malta on a ferry from Sicily. Police said the two men were brothers from Romania, aged 19 and 21. They are […]

Sicilian town sells homes for €1 – but there’s a catch

Buying your first home in Malta isn’t cheap. Property values have soared in recent years – with Maltese house price rises now the second highest in EU. So if you’re struggling to get on to the property ladder, how about considering a home across the sea in Sicily? The Italian town of Sambuca is offering […]

Another earthquake recorded right on Malta’s doorstep

Europe’s highest and most active volcano has erupted again, right on Malta’s doorstep. An 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit Sicily around Mount Etna, injuring at least two people. Some buildings were reportedly damaged in what was the latest in dozens of tremors since Etna erupted on Monday. Volcanic ash had earlier covered nearby villages, and flights to […]