Christmas music can make you happy, psychologist says

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Let’s face it, no one can escape Christmas music in December.

Like it or hate it, it’s in our homes, our stores, our TVs and everywhere in between but the good news is that listening to Christmas music can actually release endorphins, otherwise known as happy hormones, which are chemicals which release stress and pain.

Psychologist Dr. Becky Spelman argues that Christmas music bring back childhood memories and stimulate excitement, which means that playing some Michael Bublé with your dinner can’t hurt!


Festival season making a comeback? AMP Lost & Found announced for 2021

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With countries like Taiwan hosting large-scale festivals and the COVID-19 vaccine slowly making its way into Europe, many of us can’t help but imagine a world back to normality, and apparently, neither can the people at AMP.

Annie Mac Presents, the brand behind the popular Lost & Found Festival, have announced dates for their 2021 edition, taking place between the 1st and 4th September after many festivals had to cancel and reschedule due to the pandemic.

The festival has hosted huge acts like Disclosure, Jamie XX, Diplo, Jamie Jones and Annie Mac herself and we can’t wait for the festival season to make a return!

Here’s a snap of their 2020 line-up:

Final artists and full lineup have all now been announced. We can’t wait to see you all in Malta 🇲🇹 ⠀We welcome…

Posted by Lost & Found Festival on Friday, February 28, 2020


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Prime Minister says Caruana Galizia public inquiry to end next week

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Prime Minister Robert Abela has expressed his confidence in declaring that the Daphne Caruana Galizia public inquiry will be over by the 15th of December, unclear whether or not he would consider another extension.

The inquiry board started with a nine-month term, but went on to appeal for an extension due to alleged disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The inquiry investigates whether or not the State did enough to prevent the Caruana Galizia car bombing, looking into various witnesses including ex-Prime Minister Joseph Muscat.


139 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 101 recoveries

67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries
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Malta has registered 139 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 3,192 swab tests, while 101 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 26 cases were family members of previously known cases, 4 cases were contact of positive work colleagues and 5 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 10,659 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 8,479 have recovered, 155 died and 2,007 are still active.