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Sunny & Hot Weather Expected For This Weekend

Sunny & Hot Weather Expected For This Weekend
Jun 13 2024 Share

A sunny and hot weekend is to be expected following a rather cloudy (but hot) Thursday.

Temperatures are set to climb to at least 32 degrees Celsius by this Sunday 16th June, with the weather expected to be sunny all the way through.

Rather weird weather patterns have been noted as low late, with Thursday notably bringing in cloudy weather and a 65% chance of rain.

What do you think? Will you be hitting the beach this weekend?

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Local Icon Freddie Portelli Sings At Childhood School

Local Icon Freddie Portelli Sings At Childhood School
Jun 13 2024 Share

The students and parents at the Maria Regina College – St Paul’s Bay Primary were treated to a musical surprise during the Kindergarten’s concert – a visit and concert by Freddie Portelli.

The local icon performed some of his best hits for the kids, teachers and parents, but also got to relive some of the many beautiful memories he had during his time at the school.

Portelli was born in St Paul’s Bay back in 1944 and has created some of the most well known tracks the Maltese are familiar with – including ‘Viva Malta’ and ‘Mur Ħallini.’

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Joseph Muscat Back In Court Today

Joseph Muscat Back In Court Today
Jun 13 2024 Share

Former Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has returned for another court sitting today which, according to Magistrate Montebello, should not extend beyond 3pm.

The first court case in regards to Joseph Muscat and the Vitals controversy lasted up to nine hour, with another session the following day dragging on for 11.

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The former PM refused to give any comments to reporters, with former chief of staff Keith Schembri and former minister Konrad Mizzi also entering court for the sitting.

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St Paul’s Bay Once Again With Most Property Sales In May

St Paul's Bay Once Again With Most Property Sales In May
Jun 13 2024 Share

In May 2024, the number of final deeds of sale and promise of sale agreements for residential properties in Malta were 1,077 and 1,256, respectively.

This represents a 0.6% decrease in final deeds compared to May 2023, although their value increased by 15.9% to €303.6 million. Individual buyers accounted for 91.7% of these deeds, contributing €235.6 million (77.6% of the total value).

The highest numbers of final deeds were in the Northern Harbour and Northern districts, with 305 and 216 deeds, respectively. San Pawl Il-Baħar, Il-Mosta, and Il-Mellieħa had the most transactions, totaling 15.7% of all deeds. In terms of property types, apartments (415) and garages (271) were predominant, representing 34.9 % and 22.8 % of transactions, respectively.

Promise of sale agreements also saw a decrease of 3.2% from the previous year. Individual buyers accounted for 90.4% of these agreements. The Northern Harbour district led with 364 agreements, followed by the Northern district with 270.

San Pawl Il-Baħar, Birkirkara, and Il-Mosta recorded the highest numbers of agreements, totaling 20.7% of the registered agreements for May 2024. The lowest figures were in the Western, and Gozo and Comino districts.

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