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 […]

Horror as man dies after being swept out to sea in Sliema

A man has drowned in front of horrified crowds at one of Malta’s busiest resorts after being swept into the sea by a large wave. The 26-year-old had gone down steps close to the water’s edge by the promenade in Sliema when he was pulled under the water and dragged out to sea. Shocked tourists […]

This amazing Maltese fort opens to the public on Sunday

One of Malta’s most historic forts is throwing open its doors to the public this weekend. Fort Manoel on Manoel Island offers fabulous views of Valletta across Marsamxett Harbour as well as Fort Tigne, Sliema and Floriana. The fort will be open on Sunday between 9am and 4pm with tours of the halls and the fortress […]

Watch: Two in hospital after Sliema pharmacy fire

A fire in a pharmacy in Sliema has left two people requiring hospital treatment. The emergency services were called to Rudolph Street in the town at about 10:55am. Two people were taken to Mater Dei Hospital suffering from shock. Three others were treated by paramedics at the scene for smoke inhalation. The pharmacy also houses […]

Horror as boy, 12, is hit by ambulance in Sliema

A 12-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital after he was hit by an ambulance answering an emergency call in Sliema. The child was trying to cross the road when he accident happened on the corner of Manuel Dimech Street and The Strand, near Marks and Spencer. Malta Police told 89.7 Bay the ambulance involved […]

Millionaire reveals secrets of his success in Malta

A self-made millionaire has shared the secrets of his success during a trip to Malta. US property entrepreneur Grant Cardone owns and operates four companies, has built a multi-million dollar fortune and is on course to become a billionaire. The former car showroom salesman spent 48 hours in Malta after arriving on his private jet with his […]

British company ‘to create 1,000 new jobs’ in Malta

One of the world’s biggest online gambling companies is set to move to Malta, creating around 1,000 new jobs. Bet 365, which has almost 23 million customers around the world, will reportedly relocate its operations to Tigne Point in Sliema from its current offices in Stoke-on-Trent and Gibraltar. Brexit has been blamed for the company’s […]

Man injured as balcony collapses in Sliema

A man has been rushed to hospital after a balcony collapsed in Sliema. Police said he was working on the balcony when the accident happened. Emergency services were called to the scene in Mrabat Street at about 11.45am. The man, who is Italian, fell the height of one storey. The Malta Independent newspaper reported that […]

Stunning fireworks light up the sky over Sliema Creek

Malta loves fireworks – and this is one of the most spectacular displays we’ve ever seen. Spectators were treated to a breathtaking show on Saturday night as Stella Maris Parish Church in Sliema celebrated its traditional feast. Fireworks lit up the skies above Sliema Creek. Thousands gathered in Sliema, Gzira, Floriana and Tigne to watch […]

Can you identify these 13 Maltese landmarks from the air?

These incredible images show Malta as you’ve never seen it before. Captured by remote-controlled drones, the photos show Malta in all its glory from high in the sky. Three of Malta’s most talented drone photographers Giuseppe Attard, Mark Cassar and Alex Turnbull have shared their favourite images on social media. But are you able to identify […]

Missing Second World War plane found off Sliema coast

The seas around Malta never fail to surprise. Archaeologists from the University of Malta and California Polytechnic State University have made an important discovery in the sea off coast of Sliema. A photo taken by sonar clearly shows the remains of an airplane which experts have identified as a Royal Navy Fairey Swordfish, which crashed […]

Tonight’s sunset over Malta is a truly beautiful sight

Even by its own ridiculously high standards, tonight’s sunset over Malta has been particularly stunning. We’ve been treated to some beautiful views from social media users of the sun going down over the Maltese Islands. Here, we take a look at some of the best pictures of Malta’s sunset on Saturday night. 1. Sunset from Mtarfa […]