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Increased anxiety amongst youths due to exam pressure

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The Richmond Foundation has shared that youths in Malta seem to be under enormous pressure and suffering anxiety due to the stress place upon them to perform well academically.

The organisation reported that a considerable amount of students utilised the Foundation’s online mental health service Olli-Chat to reach out for support, with youths ranging from secondary school level to University feeling the enormous academic pressure paired with the struggles and increased isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted by Richmond Foundation – Malta on Saturday, 26 June 2021

The Foundation shared that the main concerns were anxiety, loneliness, symptoms of depression, lack of motivation and lack of energy.

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Ħadd Għalik coming to an end after 13 years

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Over the past 13 years, Ħadd Għalik has built a reputation as one of the most beloved cheesy television programmes on the Maltese islands and after a historic run of Sunday programming, host Angie Laus announced that it will be coming to an end.

In a video posted to Ħadd Għalik’s social media channels, Angie Laus highlighted her experience over the past 13 years, going on to thank the people behind the scenes, the viewers and each and every one of the show’s participants.

The popular television personality also took the opportunity to announce that a new show with the name of ‘Uejja’ will be premiering in October.

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Messi’s Copa America trophy post broke an Instagram record

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Lionel Messi is no stranger to iconic moments but his latest Copa America Trophy photo has broken yet another record after going viral on Instagram.

The now-iconic post was uploaded following Argentina’s triumph over Brazil and garnered a whopping 19 million likes in 4 days, going on to become the most liked sports-related post in Instagram history.

 

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Messi recently agreed to a five-year deal with Barcelona with reports suggesting that the athlete’s wage may be cut by 50% due to Barcelona’s need for reduced spending due to the league’s Financial Fair Play rules.

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Mandatory swab test for people arriving in Sicily from Malta

Mandatory swab test for people arriving in Sicily from Malta
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Following a decree signed by Sicilian region president Nello Musumeci, travellers arriving in Sicily from Malta must undergo a mandatory COVID-19 swab test.

Musumeci signed the decree on Wednesday and this measure will also apply to arrivals from Spain, Portugal, India, Brazil, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Malta has experienced a considerable surge in COVID-19 cases over the past few days, with the country reaching 1,000 active cases on Wednesday.

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