Tag: Sicily

Weapons and ammunition found in van arriving from Sicily

During the search, customs officials seized a shot gun, an air gun, a flare gun and ammunition.

Claim that Sicilian woman critical after contracting Covid-19 in Malta ‘fake...

A young Sicilian woman is in critical condition after testing positive for Covid-19 on her return from a holiday in Malta, the Giornale di Sicilia is reporting.

Exclusive: AFM assists migrants adrift on the high seas

In exclusive footage the NGO Sea Watch, trails a boat with 25 migrants as it makes its way from Libya to the North.

Malta holiday leads to Covid-19 cluster in Sicilian town

A Sicilian town is reporting a new cluster of Covid-19 cases; and a group of young friends who went on holiday in Malta appear to blame.

Time to travel again? Sicily is the answer

Virtu Ferries are adhering to all health regulations to take you to the island in complete safety.

Watch: 79 Migrants disembark in Sicily

The 79 migrants who were on the MV Marina disembarked in Porto Empedocle while the ship sailed on to Malta's Freeport as per its original plan.

Attempt to smuggle live animals thwarted – ERA investigating

The Environment and Resources Authority’s (ERA) Compliance and Enforcement Directorate confirmed that is currently working in conjunction with the Malta Customs and the Plant Health Directorate to investigate a smuggling attempt of a consignment of live wild animals.

Over €80,000 undeclared cash, live animals and marijuana seized by Customs...

Undeclared cash, live animals and marijuana seized this week by the Customs department. The undeclared cash was intercepted in 7 different cases

Malta relies on Sicily for electricity because it is cheaper –...

Reuters reported the national power cut which Malta suffered today.

Ocean Viking enters Messina port

The 182 migrants aboard the Ocean Viking ship entered the Sicilian port of Messina earlier this afternoon. The migrants on board were rescued from...