Elderly woman sustains life-threatening injuries after Swieqi incident

 - Local - Jan 3 SHARE ON:

A 76-year-old has sustained life-threatening injuries after a traffic incident in Swieqi at around 9.30am.

Preliminary investigations have revealed that the crash occurred between a Fiat 500 driven by a 30-year-old woman from Zurrieq and a Toyota Vitz driven by a 70-year-old man from Pieta’, where the 76-year-old woman was a passenger.

A medical team was called onto the scene, where the two drivers and the female passenger of the Vitz were taken to Mater Dei hospital via ambulance and the 76-year-old was confirmed to have sustained serious injuries.


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‘I’m not telling anyone else what to do’: Greta Thurnberg speaks out on her 18th birthday

 - International - Jan 3 SHARE ON:

One of the world’s youngest climate change activists Greta Thurnberg has just turned 18 and shows no signs of slowing down in the first few hours of adulthood.

Ever since she made the headlines at the age of 15 after skipping school to protest outside the Swedish Parliament, Thurnberg has become the voice of a timid generation.

She criticised self-proclaimed climate activists who do not practice what they preach. ‘I’m not telling anyone else what to do, but there is a risk when you are vocal about these things and don’t practice as you preach’.

Wishing Greta a happy 18th birthday!


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One of the owners of Valletta’s beloved D’Amato Records passes away at age 75

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Today is a sad day for local music as Anthony D’Amato, one of the owners of D’Amato Records in Valletta has passed away at the age of 75.

D’Amato leaves behind an unmistakable legacy as one of the owners of the world’s oldest record shop where music aficionados, record collectors and lovers of music alike gathered to share their love of music.

Anthony D’Amato (Tony)1945 – 2021Today marks a very sad day for our family. You were taken away from us too fast too…

Posted by D'Amato Records on Sunday, 3 January 2021

Tributes poured in on the record store’s Facebook page, saluting the local legend and celebrating the life of a pillar of Maltese culture.

RIP Anthony, your legacy will live on forever.


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Beloved local pub using social media to promote local artists after being forced to close doors

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The Beer Cave is just the gift that keeps on giving and after closing their doors in December, they are now using their platform to promote local music.

In a recent post on The Beer Cave’s Facebook page, the management ushered in the new year with good spirits by appealing to local artists to send them their music so they can promote it to their 9000 followers.

Good morning everyone!We hope you had a brilliant NYE & NYD! First off – Happy 2021 ✨May this year be better than…

Posted by The Beer Cave on Sunday, 3 January 2021

In an otherwise dark and gloomy age where creatives have seen hurdle after hurdle, it’s a breath of fresh air to see heart-warming initiatives such as this.


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