Malta Gozo News Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:35:10 +0000Gozo’s ”overdevelopment” is of “serious concern” in the tourism sector
An online survey among its members carried out by the Gozo Tourism Association has confirmed that the tourism...Tue, 09 Aug 2022 14:39:12 +0000Wildlife rescues increasing in numbers as awareness continues
Nature Trust – FEE Malta – Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Unit has welcomed the fact that wildlife rescues...Tue, 09 Aug 2022 14:18:57 +0000Maltese Festa Series VI – stamp issue featuring religious statues
The sixth series of stamps depicting religious statues found in various churches around Gozo and Malta is being...Tue, 09 Aug 2022 12:57:43 +0000Power cut possible for parts of Ghajnsielem on Thursday
Some parts of Ghajnsielem could experience a power disruption due to maintenance work being carried out by Enemalta...Tue, 09 Aug 2022 11:15:03 +00001 death and 47 new Covid cases recorded overnight
47 new Covid-19 cases have been recorded on the Public Health Response Team official open source database in...
Malta Independent Wed, 10 Aug 2022 10:38:00 +0100Gozo losing its charm due to over-development – unanimous verdict in GTA survey
All establishments that took part in a survey organised by the Gozo Tourism Association said that the sister island is losing its charm because of over-development.During the past two weeks, the Gozo Tourism Association said conducted an online surve...Tue, 09 Aug 2022 17:13:00 +010027 people arrested for living in Malta illegally, set for deportation
27 people have been arrested for living in Malta illegally and are set to be deported, the police said in a statement on Tuesday.The police said that its Immigration squad and the Marsa Community Police team carried out a number of inspections across...Wed, 10 Aug 2022 10:19:00 +0100Dangerous driving by e-scooter users 'represents serious danger to visually impaired' - foundation
The Malta Guide Dogs Foundation, which trains visually-impaired persons to become independent in their mobility through the use of the white cane and guide dogs, has aired a number of concerns over e-scooters.The Foundation believes that the introduc...Wed, 10 Aug 2022 09:24:00 +0100E-scooter rider injured in St Paul’s Bay accident
An e-scooter rider was injured after he was hit by a car on the St Paul’s Bay by-pass on Tuesday evening, the police said.The rider, a Spanish man aged 25, resident in St Paul’s Bay, was crossing the road when he was hit by a Hyundai Getz...Wed, 10 Aug 2022 09:26:00 +0100Guitarist Jesmond Tedesco Triccas passes away
Guitarist Jesmond Tedesco Triccas has passed away, his niece Roberta Metsola announced.My superstar uncle Jesmond Tedesco Triccas or It-Triccas as everyone in Malta knew him, passed away last night, the President of the European Parliament wrote...
Malta Today Wed,10 Aug 2022 10:26:43 +0200 Air Malta staff offered voluntary retirement scheme as transfers moved to December
Air Malta staff to vote on retirement package deal negotiated with airline unions at GWU headquarters today Wed,10 Aug 2022 10:25:23 +0200 Triccas, singer and voice of 1980s’ subversive ‘Hotel California’ pastiche, dies at 59
Actor and songwriter Jesmond Tedesco Triccas passes away, death announced by niece, the EP president Roberta Metsola Wed,10 Aug 2022 09:50:47 +0200 Skewed assumption: Malta pension spend not as large due to transient foreign workers
Foreigners make up almost a quarter of the population but their impact on the country’s pension spending in the future has been overstated, a new study shows Wed,10 Aug 2022 09:48:37 +0200 People walking, cycling and taking public transport can come first | Suzanne Maas
Transport Minister Aaron Farrugia was quoted saying that 'efficiency for cars comes first' and that “there was nothing more they could do to accommodate cycling further” Wed,10 Aug 2022 09:46:53 +0200 ‘I want to ride my bicycle…’
It was never really possible for Malta to retain all that ‘childhood innocence’, was it? Not when we were also transforming the island into a prosperous, cosmopolitan (and densely populated) ‘metropolis-nation’, boasting one ...
Times of Malta Wed, 10 Aug 2022 09:42:00 +0200Musician Jesmond Tedesco Triccas dies aged 59
Musician and singer Jesmond Tedesco Triccas, known as it-Triccas, has died aged 59.
Tedesco Triccas is especially known for his satirical take in Maltese on Hotel California, but is also a well-known face in theatrical circles. He ha...Wed, 10 Aug 2022 09:08:00 +0200Scooter rider grievously injured while crossing road in St Paul's Bay
An escooter rider was grievously injured on Tuesday evening after being hit by a car while crossing Triq Dawret San Pawl.
The police said the 24-year-old Spanish national, who lives in St Paul's Bay, was hit by a Hyundai Getz driven ...Wed, 10 Aug 2022 09:01:00 +0200Maria Farrugia’s Durham to play Manchester United in League Cup
A high-profile matchup awaits Maria Farrugia as her new team Durham Women were drawn in the same group with Manchester United in the League Cup.
Durham, who are based in the Barclays Women’s Championship – the second-tier, were d...Wed, 10 Aug 2022 09:00:00 +0200What’s on in Malta and Gozo – August 10
Bon Giovi at Għaxaq
Bon Jovi tribute band Bon Giovi is performing in Għaxaq tonight.
Fronted by Jon Bon Jovi impersonator Lee Tomkins, the British band has performed in various countries, including the Middle East and most of...Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:38:00 +0200The Pogues’ bassist Darryl Hunt dies at age 72
The Pogues bass player Darryl Hunt has died at the age of 72, the Celtic folk-punk band announced.
“We are saddened beyond words. Our Darryl passed away yesterday afternoon in London,” The Pogues said on Twitter Tuesday.