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Customs dog sniffs out €43,000 in undeclared cash

 - Local - Oct 26 SHARE ON:

Early this morning, customs dog Sophie sniffed out €43,800 in undeclared cash from 2 Italy-bound passengers. 

The cash was found in two separate vehicles with a French man hiding €21,850 in his and a French woman hiding €21,950. 

The Customs’ Canine Unit has intercepted a total of €556,182 in undeclared cash since the beginning of 2020.

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Apple and Netflix tried to buy the new James Bond film

 - Movies - Oct 26 SHARE ON:

With the film industry being one of the many sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, many film debuts were pushed back or opted for streaming releases. 

The latest James Bond film was no exception as reports have emerged that both Apple and Netflix tried to buy the latest Bond film for their respective streaming platforms. Both attempts were unsuccessful following reports of a $600 million price tag.

A spokesperson for the film reported that the film was ‘not for sale’ and they will not fuel any further rumours. 

James Bond’s No Time To Die is currently scheduled for a cinema release in April 2021.

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80 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 63 recoveries

 - COVID-19 - Oct 26 SHARE ON:

Malta has registered 80 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,811 swab tests, while 63 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

Today’s cases are still being investigated. From yesterday’s cases; 31 cases were family members of previously known cases, 8 cases were contact of positive work colleagues, 8 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases, 3 cases were from social gatherings with other positive cases and 1 case was from Paceville.

To date, Malta has registered 5,578 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 3,630 have recovered, 53 died and 1,895 are still active.

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23% of catering establishments may be dismissing their employees

 - COVID-19 - Oct 26 SHARE ON:

The Association of Catering Establishment has published the results to their survey which states that 23% will be dismissing a number of their employees while 45.3% are unsure if they will do so. 

These numbers are a result of the drastic drop in sales, partly affected by the recently-imposed reduced hours. 

ACE stated that while budget measures were overall positive, their implementation is lacking in some ways and pressured the Government to take initiative in safeguarding businesses and their employees.

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