Ronaldo sends Juve into Champions League quarter-final

Cristiano Ronaldo has claimed his hat-trick against Atletico Madrid was ‘the reason Juventus signed me’. The Italian giants reached the quarter finals of the Champions League following the 3-0 victory on Tuesday night. The 33-year-old scored his eighth Champions League hat-trick thanks two towering headers in either half. He then showed ice cool nerves to […]

‘Recharged’ Zidane ready for Real Madrid challenge

Zinedine Zidane has revealed he has returned to Real Madrid with ‘recharged batteries’ and ‘no regrets’. The new manager confirmed he had signed a three-year contract with the Spanish giants. The club has been reeling from last week’s Champions League exit at the hands of Ajax and is 12 points behind LaLiga leaders Barcelona. Zidane […]

People in Malta are ‘living longer than ever’

People in Malta can expect to live to a ripe old age, according to a health study by the European Commission. It said that the average person in Malta can expect to live until they are at least 82 years old – three years more than in 2000. The Maltese life expectancy figure is also higher than […]

Smiling Ronaldo leaves court after accepting €19m fine

Cristiano Ronaldo has pleaded guilty to tax fraud and received a two-year suspended sentence and a £16.7m fine. Ronaldo struck a deal with Spain’s state prosecutor and tax authorities last year over his punishment. The agreement will cost him nearly €19 million in fines. The charges date back to his time when he played for […]

Malta is named one of the world’s best places to retire

It offers a near-perfect mix of historic towns, quaint villages and stunning beaches. Add in glorious sunsine, mild temperatures, a relatively low crime rate and good life-expectancy, and it’s clear why Malta is such a retirement hotspot. Malta, which is the officially sunniest nation in Europe, has now been named one of the happiest places […]

Malta ‘appalled’ at ‘heinous’ Spanish terror attacks

Malta’s Prime Minister has said his thoughts are with the victims of the ‘terrible attack’ that left at least 13 people dead in Barcelona. Joseph Muscat said ‘Malta stands with Spain against terror’ after a van ploughed into crowds in the busy street of Las Ramblas. He joined other world leaders who reacted to the […]

Maltese student caught up in Barcelona terror attack

A Maltese student has spoken of her shock after being caught up in the Barcelona terror attack. Bernice Bonello, 18, admitted she ‘had a lucky escape’ after at least 13 people were killed and dozens injured when a van ploughed into pedestrians in a busy tourist street. The teenager from Fgura, who is in the […]