Debenhams is closing its doors after 242 years

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Debenhams, a leader in the British retail industry will be closing its doors due to the business collapse that happened during the coronavirus pandemic. It is set to liquidate its business which accounts for about 12,000 employees.

The company has been around for 242 years, and was attempting to sell all of the company or even parts of it.

JD Sports was an interested buyer but they are thought to have stopped showing interest and pulled out of deal conversations.


Revolut launch web application

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The game-changing mobile finance application has shifted from it’s mobile-only accessibility by officially launched a web-based application. 

The company’s 13 million users can now access their purchase history and cards whilst also being able to top up their account and utilise customer care from the comfort of their desktop computers.

The app’s CEO and founder, Nik Storonsky has stated that the web-application has been widely requested by their users to they are happy to finally bring this level of accessibility to both mobile and desktop.


Educators should be treated as front-liners, union says

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The Union of Professional Educators has spoken out in favour of educators being treated as front-liners and be amongst the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

While commending the swift arrival of the vaccination in Malta, the UPE calls upon the government to treat educators as front-liners given the amount of contact they are exposed to on a daily basis.

The union also highlighted the vast amount of cases emerging from academic establishments in the past few months and the waves of self-isolation or quarantine that educators have to endure.


102 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 83 recoveries

67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries
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Malta has registered 102 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,768 swab tests, while 83 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

22 cases were family members of previously known cases, 7 cases were contact of positive work colleagues 2 cases were from direct contact with other positive cases, 3 cases were from social gatherings with other positive cases and 9 cases were imported.

To date, Malta has registered 9,975 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 7,748 have recovered, 141 died and 2,086 are still active.