Revealed: This year's first Apprentice task sees the candidates begin overseas!

The Apprentice 2018 is almost upon us and this year, Lord Sugar is mixing things up by sending the 16 candidates overseas straight away!

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The fresh batch of business hopefuls kick things off in Valletta, the capital city of Malta.

Karren Brad and Claude Littner are back to follow their evry move, as they try and bag nine Maltese items for the lowest possible prices before racing back to the airport.

Things go badly wrong for one team as personalities clash!

The Apprentice returns to BBC One at 9pm on Wednesday 3 October, 2018.