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Meghan Markle reveals July miscarriage trauma for her and Harry

Nov 25 2020 Share

Meghan Markle has spoken out on a New York Times Article that she and Harry suffered a miscarriage back in July. 

The Duchess of Sussex, wife of Prince Harry and former actress wrote an opinion piece describing the grief she had felt knowing she had lost her second child while holding her firstborn, Archie.

Markle also addressed the taboo on the topic, where many would be “riddled with shame, and perpetuating a cycle of solitary mourning,” deflecting the standard policy of royal family members who are normally very reserved.


Scotland becomes first country ever to provide free period products

Nov 25 2020 Share

Scotland has just made history by being the first country on the planet to provide period products for free after four years of campaigning on the subject. 

Members of Scottish Parliament have passed legislation on ‘The Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Act after widespread support towards a campaign led by Monica Lennon of the Scottish Labour Party. 

The act will thus make period period products readily-available by law for anyone who needs them which “will make a massive difference to the lives of women and girls and everyone who menstruates”, as stated by Lennon.


5 more COVID deaths take death toll up to 22

Nov 24 2020 Share

The Health Ministry has announced that five more people have died while positive with COVID-19. 

A 76-year-old man who tested positive on 6th November and died at the Gozo General Hospital on Monday. 

A 75-year-old woman who tested positive on 11th November and died at the Good Samaritan facility on Monday. 

An 83-year-old man who tested positive on 2nd November and died at the Good Samaritan Facility on Tuesday.

An 82-year-old man and an 88-year-old man who tested positive on 11th and 16th November respectively and died at Mater Dei on Tuesday.

Malta currently stands at 122 COVID-19 related deaths.


EU secures COVID-19 vaccine through Moderna contract

Nov 24 2020 Share

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission has announced that a contract has been secured with pharmaceutical company Moderna to assure the delivery of a COVID-19 vaccine to citizens of the European Union.

The EU will buy 160 million doses of the vaccine, which was last found to be 94.5% effective and, once found to be completely safe and effective, will be delivered to all member states of the EU on a pro-rata basis.