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2300 low-income families to get free laptop and internet

 - Local - Nov 21 SHARE ON:
2300 low-income families to get free laptop and internet

In a bid to bridge the digital divide, a €2 million investment will be giving a free laptop and €300 internet voucher for a whole year to around 2,300 low income families. 

The pilot project called ‘Digital Connect’ was launched by Economy Minister Silvio Schembri and Social Justice and Solidarity Minister Michael Falzon. 

Schembri said that for this scheme, they identified low-income families who have ‘consequently fallen behind in terms of technology and therefore this pilot project is aimed at boosting inclusion and digital skills.’  

For his part, Minister Michael Falzon said that ‘next year, we will be seeing dozens of new social measures as well as others that will continue to be delivers. We want to make sure that no one falls behind, and that everyone enjoys equal opportunities.’

The pilot project is available for those who are currently benefitting from some social security services. Most notably, those who are in possession of a pink card, receive a non-contributory pension, receive social assistance, single parents and those receiving assistance if unemployed. 

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Draco Malfoy is going back to Hogwarts and the Internet is losing it

 - Celebrities - Nov 21 SHARE ON:
Draco Malfoy is going back to Hogwarts and the Internet is losing it

Tom Felton, who played Slytherin poster boy Draco Malfoy, posted an Instagram photo captioned ‘Back to school’, and the Internet is going absolutely berserk. 

After the Harry Potter 20 year anniversary was announced for its 1st of January 2022 release, the actor posed in a car with a Slytherin jumper and scarf, sending Potter fans crazy. 

HBO marked the anniversary of the anniversary with the reunion announcement which will see the cast meeting up together for the first time since Deathly Hallows Part II.

 

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The post by Felton garnered a whopping 1, 317,772 likes, with comments either thanking him for the photo or simply oozing excitement to see the entire cast together again. 

Despite the reunion bringing back Radcliffe, Watson, Grint and many of the cast, it has been announced that JK Rowling will not be participating in the event following comments the author made in regards to the trans-community. 

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Pharmacies open today from 9 am till noon

 - Local - Nov 21 SHARE ON:
Pharmacies opening today 9am until 12pm and 4pm until 7pm

Here are the pharmacies opening today from 9 am till noon.

Valletta: Chemimart City Gate Pharmacy, City Gate;

Qormi: St George’s Pharmacy, 21, Main Street;

Sliema: Chemimart Pharmacy, 4,5,6, il-Piazzetta Tower Road;

Birkirkara: St Anne Pharmacy, 24, Misrah Sant’ Elena;

Msida: Regional Pharmacy, E. H. Furse Street;

Vittoriosa: Vittoriosa Pharmacy, 9, Mina l-Kbira Street;

Zebbug: Spizerija Hal Mula, Dun Salv Ciappara Street; 

Rabat: Nova Pharmacy, 142, College Street;

Hamrun: The Cross Pharmacy, 859, St Joseph High Road;

Zabbar: St Peter Pharmacy, Sebbelika Street;

Zejtun: Gerada Pharmacy, 146, Mater Boni Consillii Street; 

Mqabba: Remedies Pharmacy, 5, St Catherine Street;

St Julians: Retail Outlet, Level 0, 135, Central Business Centre, Spinola Bay;

Iklin: Iklin Pharmacy, Geronimo Abos Street;

Mosta: Sghajtar Pharmacy, Saghtjar Street;

Qawra: El Medina Chemist, Maskli Street;

Paola: Fleming Pharmacy, 61, Zabbar Road; 

Malta International Airport: The ‘8 Till Late Pharmacy open everyday from 8 am to 10pm 

Gozo: 9am till noon

Victoria: Tac-Cawla Pharmacy, 7 ta’ Gunju 1919 Street; 

Xewkija: Gozo Chemists, Mgarr Road

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Kim Kardashian & Pete Davidson are actually dating and everyone is losing it

 - Celebrities - Nov 20 SHARE ON:

In one of the most unlikely romances of 2021, it seems like Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson are actually dating.

The Daily Mail recently shared a few photos of the TV star and comedian holding hands in Palm Springs, California and, while not being something of complete certainty, it does fall in line with the wave of speculation surrounding the couple in recent months.

Kardashian and Davidson were first linked romantically in a Saturday Night Live sketch, where the even shared an on-screen kiss while acting the scene.

 

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They were later seen holding hands on a rollercoaster in California and while Kardashian had stated that they were just friends and people shouldn’t read into it, their most recent photo with matching outfits posted by Flavor Flav suggests otherwise.

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