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Maltese Handball Team With Multiple Wins At Serbia Training Camp

Maltese Handball Team With Multiple Wins At Serbia Training Camp
Jan 31 2024 Share

The reigning local women’s handball team champions recently traveled to Serbia for a training camp that included a friendly game and a tournament against Serbian teams.

On Thursday, the team played a friendly match against ZRK Temerin, and Swieqi RGF Phoenix emerged victorious with a score of 30-33.

The Swieqi RGF Phoenix women’s handball team also participated in a tournament against ZRK Temerin, ZRK Loznica Grad, and ZRK Sloven Ruma, winning all their bouts.

The local side faced their biggest challenge in the last match against ZRK Sloven Ruma. Initially trailing by 7 goals, Phoenix managed to turn the score around, delivering a solid and nail-biting performance until the last seconds of the match. 

The score was tied till the very end, but Swieqi RGF Phoenix emerged victorious through a penalty shootout and were thus crowned tournament winners.

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Malta To Perform In Second Place In Second Eurovision Semifinal

Malta To Perform In Second Place In Second Eurovision Semifinal
Jan 31 2024 Share

The Eurovision Song Contest official page revealed that Malta will be performing in the second place of the second semi-final, mashed between Austria and Switzerland. 

This year’s Eurovision will be taking place in Malmö, Sweden after Loreen won last year’s edition of the contest with her song ‘Tattoo’.

The semi-final draw took place in the host city alongside a ceremony which saw the city’s insignia pass from previous hosts Liverpool to Sweden. 

The Big 5 found out their fate and have been drawn to vote in the following semi-finals along with Sweden. 

It has not yet been decided who will represent Malta the year, with the winner being declared this coming Saturday. Eurovision 2024 will take place between the 7th and 11th of May. 

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MDMA, Cocaine And Weed In Traffic Drug Bust

MDMA, Cocaine And Weed In Traffic Drug Bust
Jan 31 2024 Share

During a traffic inspection which took place Monday evening in Raħal Ġdid, police arrested 3 men in possession of a large amount of drugs which were not meant for personal use. 

During the inspection, police stopped a Peugeot 2008 driven by a Hungarian 38 year old resident of San Ġwann, with two other men of the same nationality riding passenger. 

Due to reasonable suspicion, a vehicle search was carried out, which resulted in the police finding a pouch in the driver’s side door. 

In the pouch were eight containers with a drug suspected to be cocaine. On the same seat of the driver was a bag with a container which hid a number of pills suspected to be MDMA. 

A bag was found on the back of the car, container 11 paper containers filled with transparent containers filled with the same suspected drug as well as cannabis. 

An inquiry has been opened in relation to this case, with the men being held in the General Headquarter lock up in Floriana. They are expected to be arraigned in court at around 1430hrs. 

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Malta Filmed ‘Deep Fear’ Makes It To Top 1 & 2 On Netflix

Malta Filmed 'Deep Fear' Makes It To Top 1 & 2 On Netflix
Jan 31 2024 Share

The Malta filmed shark thriller ‘Deep Fear’ made it to the top 1 and 2 spots in various countries all around the world.

Lead actress Madalina Ghenea took to social media to share snapshots of Netflix’s top movie rankings, showing the film’s placing on top spots. 

The film was in second place in the US and the UK, as well as in first place in Sweden, Poland, Austria, Germany, Croatia, Romania, the Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey, Germany and, of course, Malta. 

‘Crying my eyes out’, wrote Ghenea on Instagram. ‘As a lead and an executive producer on this project have to say I cannot thank enough every person involved.’

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