Bus Catches Fire In Luqa this morning

 - Local - Oct 21 SHARE ON:

The bus servicing Route 72 caught a fire at 8 a.m. in Luqa this morning, the police announced. Malta Public Transport reported that all passengers on board had disembarked safely and that all safety procedures had been followed. 

No one was injured in the incident. The Malta Public Transport response team was instantly on scene and an internal inquiry to establish the cause of the fire is currently ongoing.


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LG’s WING Smartphone Sees a Swivelling Second Screen

 - International - Oct 21 SHARE ON:

This concept opens a world of entertainment and productivity opportunities. In Swivel Mode, steamers can enjoy an uninterrupted stream when interacting with the lower screen.

In Maps, users are also able to view a full-size map while chatting and making calls. Notifications are no longer a problem when viewing videos or movies on your cell phone as the bottom screen, functions as a handle that shows all the information on your phone along with the play button controls, while the top wide angle screen remains fixed.


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Pope Francis supports same-sex civil unions

 - Culture - Oct 21 SHARE ON:

In a recent feature-length documentary, debuted at the Rome Film Festival, Pope Francis showed his support for same-sex civil unions. 

This illustrates a striking shift in opinion from the Vatican as the pope stated that homosexual people possess the right to have a family as they are also children of the Lord.

The documentary, named ‘Francesco’ tackles issues closest to the pope’s heart such as poverty, migration, race and equality, amongst others.

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COVID-19 has brought an increase in domestic violence

 - COVID-19 - Oct 21 SHARE ON:

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a number of external problems beyond its actual health drawbacks. 

One of the main problems is the surge in domestic violence around the world as a result of isolation, as many victims of domestic abuse are forced to stay inside with their abusers. The United Nations have called this ever-increasing issue a ‘shadow pandemic’.

Malta has a 179 helpline for anyone suffering any kind of abuse which requires an urgent response.


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