Last Updated 19 | 04 | 2014 at 17:08

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The rare visitor, a long-legged Buzzard roosted for the second night at an undisclosed area in North Western part of Malta. This majestic large raptor soared high early on Saturday morning and headed...Read More >>

  • Families enjoy spring wildlife and Easter-egg hunt at Is-Simar

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 17:00

    Today, On Easter Saturday, 50 families enjoyed an Easter-egg hunt and Nature Discovery Trail at Is-Simar wetland reserve in Xemxija (well the Easter-egg hunt was for the kids really!)- and, of course, BirdLife’s Klabb Ħuttaf mascot, Ħuttafa, the migrating Barn Swallow...
  • Air Malta Flight KM103, Makes Unexpected Night Stop

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 14:30

    Air Malta flight KM103 from London Heathrow to Malta yesterday had to make a night stop in London due to technical reasons. The Malta bound passengers were offered hotel accommodation and will return to Malta today on other Air Malta services. The aircraft is being...
  • “Joseph” and “Marie-Louise” among Good Friday prayers in Gozo

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 13:54

    People who were attending the Good Friday function in the Gozo Co-Cathedral, were surprised when the Prayers of the Faithful included mentions of “Joseph” and Marie-Louise”. The people attending the function, which was led by Gozo Bishop, Mario Grech, immediately...
  • Xarabanks raises €558,799 for Puttinu Cares

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:09

    During Xarabank’s Good Friday Edition a record sum of €558,799 was raised in aid of Puttinu Cares. Xarabank, focused its attention on several people who are benefitting or have benefitted from Puttinu Cares and who shared their experiences during the three hours of...
  • VIDEO: Easter Sunday in Malta

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:03

    While for some Easter Sunday is the day in which their 40 days of abstinence comes to an end, and they can now devour whatever their eyes can see, others tell that it is the time in which they gather up as a family and enjoy this festive day together...
  • Woman Stabbed in Neck with Screwdriver in Xagħra

    Date: Sat, 19/04/2014 - 11:25

    This morning in Xagħra, Gozo, a woman was stabbed in the head with a screwdriver by her former husband. The woman, 48, who is a mother of one, was rushed to Mater Dei Hospital thanks to an AFM helicopter where she in danger of losing her life.
  • Sightings of rare bird over Malta

    Date: Fri, 18/04/2014 - 16:57

    A rare and highly protected bird, the long-legged Buzzard, was sighted yesterday in an undisclosed area in the north of Malta. The bird roosted overnight, awaiting more favourable wind currents to continue with its journey. Immediately upon receiving initial sighting...
  • Woman hit in Valletta

    Date: Fri, 18/04/2014 - 16:53

    An Italian woman, 54, is suffering from serious injuries yet she is not in danger of losing her life, after being run over by a vehicle in Mediterranean street in Valletta. The incident occurred around 13:30hr on Friday afternoon. The woman was hit by a Ford Mondeo,...
  • Good Friday Night Walk - €75,000 raised in aid of Puttinu Cares

    Date: Fri, 18/04/2014 - 13:49

    €75,000 were raised in aid of Puttinu Cares during the Good Friday night walk. This year was the 11th edition and largest one after around 8,000 participants took part. For the past 10 years this has been an annual event, which manages to attract a number of Maltese...
  • UPDATE: House fire following thunder

    Date: Fri, 18/04/2014 - 12:30

    UPDATE: It has been reported that a woman, 27, was taken to hospital after thunder hit the apartment block which she lives in. The woman is not suffering any serious injuries but she is being currently being treated in hospital for shock.  Four apartments in the same...