England announce month-long lockdown

Nov 1 2020 Share

As the UK passed one million Covid-19 cases, rumours had emerged yesterday morning that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was set to announce a second national lockdown for England.

This was then confirmed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson himself after he held an important press conference, where he announced that a nationwide lockdown will kickstart from next Thursday, lasting until 2nd December.

This is the second national lockdown for England, but unlike the restriction during the first lockdown, schools are to be allowed to stay open – while non-essential shops and hospitality will be force to close for a whole month.


Sean Connery dies at age 90

Oct 31 2020 Share

Legendary James Bond actor Sean Connery has passed away at age 90.

The Scottish star was the first actor to portray the suave super-spy and regarded by many as the best Bond in History.

Connery also appeared on the big screen in Indiana Jones, The Hunt for Red October and more. Throughout his career, he won an Oscar, two BAFTAs and three Golden Globes.


100 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 165 recoveries

Oct 31 2020 Share

Malta has registered 100 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 3,698 swab tests, while 165 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 20 cases were family members of previously known cases, 25 cases were contact of positive work colleagues and 10 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 6,042 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 4,155 have recovered, 62 died and 1,825 are still active.


‘Spazi Miftuħa’ activists hold protest at Castille

Oct 31 2020 Share

Members of 60 different NGOs making part of the ‘Spazji Miftuħa’ coalition have gathered in front of Castille to protest the government’s mistreatment of environmental issues.

Representatives of the coalition have stated that it is unacceptable that the Aħrax and Miżieb woodlands were just handed over to hunters.

They have appealed for the Prime Minister’s understanding of the selfish act which only benefits 300 hunters as opposed to the 30,400 people that signed a petition against the agreement.