Alfred Molina to return as Doctor Octopus in upcoming Spider-Man movie

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Following the recent news that former Spider-Men Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire are to return in the Spider-Man movie, it has been reported that Alfred Molina will also reprise his role as Doctor Octopus. 

Molina had previously taken the role of Otto Octavius in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2.

In what is to be a mass reunion for the Spidey character universe, Jamie Foxx will also return as Electro, which he has been hinting at on Instagram.


Pregnant women and children will not be vaccinated – Prof. Gauci

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In a feature with the Times of Malta, Superintendent for Public Health Professor Charmaine Gauci revealed that pregnant women and children will not receive immediate COVID-19 vaccination.

This is due to the fact that clinical research and trials have been focused more on adults, with little children contracting the virus or having major complications.

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Posted by Times of Malta on Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Prof. Gauci also revealed that the authorities  are considering the provision of a document of proof of vaccination.


Jamie Vardy sends message to LGBT+ fan group after post-goal mishap

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Jamie Vardy has gifted a signed rainbow corner flag to Leicester City’s LGBT+ fan group ‘Foxes Pride’ after a mishap on the pitch.

After scoring a winning goal against Sheffield United, the Leicester City striker hit a celebratory sliding tackle into the rainbow corner flag, accidentally breaking it – potentially leading him to send the message of goodwill to the fan group.

Foxes Pride, said that they “are proud and grateful for the support that Vardy and Leicester City FC continue to show for Rainbow Laces, LGBT fans and Foxes Pride.”


79 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 79 recoveries

67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries
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Malta has registered 79 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,909 swab tests, while 79 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 18 cases were family members of previously known cases, 5 cases were contact of positive work colleagues and 3 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 10,778 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 8,720 have recovered, 160 died and 1,898 are still active.