Ferries could soon be running from Malta’s Balluta Bay

Ferries could soon be operating from Balluta Bay in St Julian’s. A proposal to build a jetty in the bay will be decided by planning chiefs next week. The application would allow Marsamxetto Steamferry Services to run a hop-on, hop-off ferry from St Julian’s. The company already operates ferry services between Valletta, Sliema and Cospicua. […]

Malta’s biggest Esports tournament of 2019 is here

Malta’s biggest Esports tournament of 2019 has kicked off. A prize fund of $300,000 is up for grabs at the CS: GO Champions Cup in St Julian’s, as some of the world’s best Esports teams do battle in Malta over the next four days. The event is being held at the Intercontinental Arena Conference Centre […]

Things to do in Malta and Gozo this weekend

There’s lots going on in Malta this weekend. If you’re a chocolate lover, Hamrun plays host to the annual chocolate festival on Saturday night. Elsewhere, there’s a chance to get out into the Maltese countryside on Sunday with a guided nature walk at Selmun near Mellieha. Here’s our pick of what to get up to […]

Passenger hurt as two buses crash in St Julian’s

A passenger has been taken to hospital after two buses crashed in St Julian’s. The collision happened in Censu Tabone Street at around 5.45am on Wednesday morning. Police said the 32 year old man from Macedonia, who lives in St Julian’s, was on one of the buses when the accident happened. He was taken to […]

Malta gets another seabin to suck up rubbish

  Malta’s fourth seabin has been installed at Vittoriosa Waterfront. The floating device will help rid the yacht marina of rubbish, oil and other debris. Two workers from the Cleansing Department will be dedicated to emptying and maintaining the bins. Seabins were introduced in Malta last summer. Four have been installed so far – at […]

Rising star in Maltese waterpolo signs for French side

One of the most promising rising stars in Maltese waterpolo is preparing for a move to France. Jeremy Abela, 21, has signed a deal with premier division side Olympic Nice Natation. The Neptunes WPSC player will head to the French Riviera as soon as the current waterpolo season finishes in Malta. He is expected to return home next […]

The greasy pole is back this weekend in St Julian’s

One of Malta’s most hilarious competitions takes place this weekend in St Julian’s. In the traditional ‘gostra’, a game dating back to the Middle Ages, young men, women and children have to scrabble their way to the top of a very greasy pole. If they manage the tricky feat, they need to then grab one […]

Horror as teenager ‘nearly drowns’ at Malta’s Balluta Bay

A tourist is recovering in hospital after he ‘nearly drowned’ at one of Malta’s most popular bathing spots. The Brazilian teenager was hauled from the sea after getting into difficulty with swimming at Balluta Bay in St Julian’s. Two other bathers were forced to rescue the 19-year-old man after spotting him in distress in the […]

Malta’s biggest video gaming event of 2019 is coming

Malta‘s biggest video gaming festival of 2019 starts this week. If you love Esports, the Nova Series is for you. The event is being held at the Intercontinental Arena Conference Centre in St Julian’s from Thursday 18 April to Saturday 20 April. Entrance is free for spectators but competitors can buy their tickets online HERE. […]

Malta cleans up after St Patrick’s Day street party

A massive clean-up operation has taken place following Malta’s biggest-ever St Patrick’s Day street party. Huge crowds decked in green, waving shamrocks and the Irish tricolour packed the seafront in St Julian’s. An estimated 30,000 people gathered around Spinola Bay to toast the patron saint of Ireland on Sunday. Officials said more than 15 tonnes […]

Children’s Cinema Day returns to Malta’s Eden Cinemas

Every family’s favourite day out is back again this weekend. Children’s Cinema Day will be taking place at the Eden Cinemas in St Julian’s on Saturday 16 March from 10am till 7pm. Enjoy a fun packed day for the entire family, with animators, interactive entertainment and the latest 2D and 3D movies. It’s a day not to […]

Malta Public Transport launches extra night buses

Now it’s even easier to party the night away and then get home safe and sound. Extra night bus services have been launched, with four new routes introduced from Malta’s main clubbing and nightlife mecca in St Julian’s. Malta Public Transport said a number of existing night routes were also revamped to serve more passengers. […]

10 of the biggest films to watch in Malta in 2019

We’re set for a huge year of films arriving in Malta’s cinemas. Disney is working on three live action remakes of classic animations as well as two bumper sequels such as Frozen 2 and Toy Story 4. Elsewhere, there are star-studded crime thrillers and plenty of superheroes to keep us all entertained over the next 12 […]

Man found dead on building site in St Julian’s

Malta Police have launched an investigation after a man was found dead on a building site in St Julian’s. The grim discovery was made at around 6.50am off Dragonara Road, It’s believed the man fell a height of around two storeys. A spokesman for The Malta Police Force said: ‘Police went immediately on site and the motionless […]

10 bizarre items found during Spinola Bay clean-up

It’s one of Malta’s most popular tourists resorts. And now Spinola Bay in St Julian’s has been given a massive clean-up ahead of the winter months. A team of 50 enthusiastic volunteers managed to collect a staggering 1.6 tonnes of rubbish from the seabed. It took around 40 divers four hours to make a difference.  Spinola Bay […]

Designs revealed for Malta’s tallest skyscraper

Plans for Malta’s latest skyscraper have been revealed. The proposed 112 metre-high tower in St Julian’s will become the country’s tallest building. Named Mercury Tower, the 31-storey giant will be around 15 metres higher than the nearby Portomaso Tower. Zaha Hadid Architects revealed the designs after being commissioned to renovate the site of the former Telemalta […]