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2 more COVID-19 victims bring death toll up to 73

 - COVID-19 - Nov 6 SHARE ON:

The Health Authorities have announced the death of two more COVID-19 victims, bringing the total number of deaths up to 73. 

One of them is a 75-year-old who tested positive for COVID-19 on October 14th, was admitted to Mater Dei on the same day and died on Thursday.

The second case is a 90-year-old woman who was admitted to hospital on October 31st, tested positive the same day and died at the hospital. 

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You will be able to see all seven planets in the solar system this week

 - News - Nov 5 SHARE ON:

It’s time for another sky spectacular this week, as at some point all seven planets surrounding Earth will be visible. 

Venus is supposed to be the brightest planet in the sky, but we’ll also get a glimpse of Mercury, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn with the naked eye-while Neptune and Uranus will be visible if you have a pair of binoculars or a telescope on hand.

As for when they’re all going to be the best to see, Venus promises to be a spectacular display in the morning sky-and will do so for the rest of the year. 

Mercury will also be a bright planet in the morning sky, with EarthSky explaining, “Mercury has been making a great morning presence for the Northern Hemisphere in the first few weeks of November 2020.”

Mars has been very visible in the night sky from last month, having been particularly clear in the nights since Halloween. Look up and keep an eye out for a prominent, bright reddish star, as this is most likely to be Mars.

As for Saturn and Jupiter, they will also be visible in the evenings of this month as they shift closer together ahead of their great conjuncture in December-something that only happens to these two worlds every 20 years. 

This year promises to be the nearest they have ever been to the night sky since 1623.

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Zac Efron to Star in the Australian Survival Thriller ‘Gold’

 - Celebrities - Nov 5 SHARE ON:

Anthony Hayes will be the film’s director and co-star,. This film is about two strangers who stumble upon the biggest gold nugget ever found. Zac Efron is expected to star in the epic thriller of survival, which will be unveiled to buyers at the forthcoming virtual AFM. 

“It’s an absolute blessing to have Zac Efron as my main man in this film, and to see what he’s already developing is like nothing we’ve seen from him before. I can’t wait to bring this bold, visceral and cinematic film to audiences around the world.”

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Spain announce plans for the Barcelona flying taxi service

 - Culture - Nov 5 SHARE ON:

The Spanish Air Navigation Authority has confirmed plans to begin the demonstration of taxis flying in Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela in 2022. 

“We need to shift urban mobility to the third dimension: airspace. And we need to do so as effectively and sustainably as we can”

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