fbpx
Malta daily Facebook 970x90

Inter vs Milan ends in a stalemate after dramatic match

 - News - Nov 8 SHARE ON:

Yesterday night, the infamous Derby della Madonnina between Inter and AC Milan ended in a 1-1 stalemate. As usual, the derby was filled with drama and was intense throughout the match. The draw means that Inter  are still 7 points below league leaders Napoli and AC Milan, a situation they would have liked not to still be in. The result for the Rossoneri wasn’t as bad, as they still stood on top of the table and are still unbeaten.

 

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by Inter 🏆🇮🇹 (@inter)

The game started well for both teams, but even better for Inter as in the 11th minute former Milan player Hakan Çalhanoğlu won the Nerrazzuri a penalty. Despite all the pressure of facing his old side, Çalhanoğlu stepped up in front of Milan’s infamous Curva Sud and converted the penalty to the delight of the Inter fans. Inter’s lead didn’t last long as in the 17th minute AC Milan were awarded a free kick, a free kick that led to a Stefan De Vrij own goal to give Milan the equalizer. In the 27th minute, Inter were awarded another penalty because of a bad tackle from Fodé Ballo-Touré on Matteo Darmian but this time wasn’t converted by Lautaro Martinez.

The second half was mostly dominated by Inter. They looked like the more confident team, creating multiple chances that arguably should have been scored by players such as Arturo Vidal and Nicolo Barella. The last 10 minutes of the game flipped sides, as Milan were dominating, pressing high in search for a dramatic late winner. Unfortunately for the Rossoneri the winner didn’t come,  the game ended in a 1-1 draw with both sides wondering what could have been had they been more clinical.

#MaltaDaily

TAGS: ,

Harry Styles helps fan come out as gay during gig

 - Celebrities - Nov 8 SHARE ON:
Harry Styles helps fan come out as gay during gig

During one of his gigs in the US, pop star Harry styles helped a fan come out to her mother in an emotional revelation.

The star was playing a sold-out show at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee when he stopped the tunes to address the important announcement. The 27-year-old is a proud supporter of LGBTIQ+, and spotted a sign in the audience which read ‘My mom is in Section 201. Help me come out.’

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by @harrystyles

Styles walked over to the banner, which belonged to McKinley McConnell, and asked her ‘What would you like to tell her mother?’ The youth became somewhat bashful, with Styles offering to make the announcement for her.

He ran over to the mother’s section of the stadium and declared; ‘Lisa, she’s gay!’ McKinley, who is a political science student, flew in to see the show from her mum, getting her a ticket last minute. The clip soon went viral to the fan’s disbelief.

She told NBC that her mother told her afterwards that ‘she always had a flair for dramatics.’ She continued by saying that she is beyond blessed that both parents accept and support her. Even though they always suspected, she said, she will have this moment close to her heart forever.

#MaltaDaily

TAGS: ,

Green Goblin, Doc Ock, Electro & Sandman in latest Spider-Man: No Way Home poster

 - Movies - Nov 8 SHARE ON:

As if we didn’t have enough material to hype ourselves for Spiderman: No Way Home, the latest film poster has revealed the much-anticipated appearance of Spidey’s nemesis the Green Goblin, amongst many others.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by Tom Holland (@tomholland2013)

William Dafoe is slated to reprise his role as the Green Goblin after his appearance in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy. After the absolute bomb of a cliffhanger in Far From Home and the central theme of the upcoming movie seemingly being the big-screen introduction multiverse, returning faces are being rumoured left, right and centre.

Along with a returning Dafoe and Alfred Molina as Doc Ock, the poster also features lightning which could very well be Jamie Foxx’s Electro and sand, potentially being Thomas Haden Church’s Sandman. With one return after another, movie executives calling No Way Home one of their most ambitious projects and Tom Holland himself saying that the film will blow our minds, we can’t wait for the premiere.

#MaltaDaily

TAGS: , , ,

‘I have nothing to hide’ Joseph Muscat responds to Turkey trip investigation

 - Local - Nov 8 SHARE ON:
‘I have nothing to hide’ Joseph Muscat responds to Turkey trip investigation

PN MP Jason Azzopardi stated that Swiss firm Accutor, who engaged Joseph Muscat as a consultant, paid for a trip for the former prime minister as he took off to Turkey. This preceded a series of flights he took right before Malta closed its airport in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

On the 19th of February 2020, Azzopardi had stated that Muscat had flown to Pakistan ten days earlier than his air ticket was purchased by a third party. On the 17th March, Azzopardi added that the former prime minister was about to return to Malta from a London flight and that people shouldn’t forget how he had travelled to Zurich, London, Pakistan and Miami in the span of four weeks. 

He reminded everyone of these two posts and how he had predicted that Prime Minister Robert Abela will announce a lockdown following this. The lockdown was indeed announced a day later. Azzopardi now revealed that Muscat’s Turkish Airlines flight ticket was paid by credit card from someone with email account [email protected] 

Times of Malta reported that the former prime minister was paid €60,000 from Accutor and Spring X Media, two Swiss companies owned by Pakistani lawyer Wasay Bhatti, in the early months of 2020, shortly after his resignation as Prime Minister. 

Muscat was allegedly wired tens of thousands of euros in consultancy fees, with the Swiss company receiving millions from Steward Healthcare during the firm’s takeover of the VGH hospitals deal. 

Joseph Muscat posted a response following this news in two separate posts. He said that while he is not aware that Times of Malta ever asked other Prime Ministers or other ministers about work and roles taken up after stepping down or ‘what contracts and consultancies their children and offices landed’, he expressed not having qualms in replying if in the public interest. 

‘Nevertheless, the headline does not say I carried out work for this company, as they know I did, but rather that I was wired money.  It implies I was given money for nothing or as supposed compensation for a transaction worth millions. The payments I received for assignments carried out over a number of months are nowhere near these amounts.  But whoever gleams the headline is left unaware of this.’

‘The work I carried out over a number of months was not in any way related to projects related to the Maltese Government.  It was spread over a number of countries, in different sectors, and is fully documented.  All work and payments are fully declared, not as in the case of those who tried to rush and regularise their position with the tax authorities overnight because they were entering politics.  I also did not do like those who first negotiated on behalf of government on large scale deals, and then went to lead the entity on the other side of the table.’

‘There are some who will never forgive me for helping bring about change in the country.  They believe that I do not even have the right to work.  But the more they insist, the more it is clear that these people still cannot offer an alternative for the country’ he concluded.

A later post, directed at the Opposition leader, stated that Muscat did not do any work related to Malta and the company that leads hospitals. He said he was paid for the work he did abroad and that he declared such work and paid taxes. 

‘If he wishes, he can look for a list of his own friends who did work after they finished their roles as ministers and as they occupied seats in parliament. I have nothing to hide’ he concluded. 

#MaltaDaily

TAGS: , ,
See All