5 people arrested in Żejtun during drug raids; sniffer dog finds drugs in birdseed

Jan 27 2021 Share

5 people were arrested in Żejtun in connection with the trafficking of heroin and cocaine.

This first drug bust happened last Sunday when police officials stopped a 53-year-old man who had 3 bags of a substance which is suspected to be cocaine on his person. The police officials went on to search his home and found another 11 packets of drugs hidden in birdseed with the help of a sniffer dog.

The second arrest happened yesterday when the police arrested 4 men who had been surveilled for a number of days. A raid in one of their residence lead to the discovery of several drugs suspected to be cocaine and heroin ready to be trafficked as well as, money and items related to drug trafficking.


Stop what you’re doing and check out Bandit’s insane donut burgers!

Jan 27 2021 Share

Let’s face it, everyone loves a good cheat meal and every once in a while, we all enjoy taking a trip to the wild side with a cheeky Bandit burger.

When they first opened, the popular Ħamrun burger place had the beef donut burger on their menu and now, not only have they brought it back, but they also have a chicken version!

Whether you’re a fan of their signature short beef ribs and brisket patty or always go for their unbeatable buttermilk chicken burger, Bandit have got you covered and what’s even better is that they are encased in between two sugar glazed donuts.

So, we don’t know about you, but we’ve found our next cheat day spot.


Hamrun Spartans to take on Valletta FC in televised match at 6:30PM

Jan 27 2021 Share

League leaders Hamrun Spartans FC are set to clash with rivals Valletta FC tonight at 6:30PM following the previous postponement due to COVID-19.

The match will be televised on TVM2 in collaboration with JPortelli project in what has been called ‘a gift to all lovers of Maltese football and Hamrun supporters’.

One of the top classic encounters of the Premier League tomorrow will be shown live on TVM2 thanks to the intervention and collaboration of J. Portelli Projects#strongertogether ⚽️🖤❤️

Posted by Hamrun Spartans Football Club on Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Hamrun Spartans are currently first in the league with 35 points while Valletta FC currently stand in 9th place with 23 points and look to put an end to the Spartans’ momentum tonight.


Malta registers the lowest-ever amount of fake bank notes in 2020

Jan 27 2021 Share

480 fake bank notes were retired from circulation in 2020, marking Malta’s lowest-ever amount of registered fake bank notes.

An insignificant number in comparison to the 20 million legitimate notes in circulation as well as the circa 220,000 retired fake bank notes in the Euro Zone in 2020.

According to a statement from the Central Bank of Malta, the €20 and €50 notes were the most frequently falsified during the second half of 2020 whilst also marking an increase in fake €5 and €10 notes.

The Central Bank went on to call for the public’s vigilance when conducted transactions with bank notes and to always check for genuine characteristics.