More than 400 new cases of domestic violence in 2020

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On the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, Appoġġ director Remenda Grech reported 400 new cases of domestic violence, with the majority of which being women between 40 and 44 years of age, and 170 of them being granted free legal aid.

Many women are being provided shelter in various government facilities where they can share their traumatic experiences of abuse, with the Għabex centre alone welcome 23 women this year and 52 women, 24 children and 2 dogs in 2019.

CEO for the Foundation for Social Services, Alfred Grixti, encouraged anyone going through abuse to reach out for help rather than suffer in silence because help is available.


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Napoli to rename San Paolo stadium after Maradona

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The world is in mourning after the loss of football legend Diego Maradona and Naples look to immortalise the life of the icon by renaming their ‘San Paolo’ stadium after Maradona.

Naples mayor Luigi de Magistris has stated that it will be a quick and easy process due to the world’s desire and love for the legend and that they have already started the process.

The Argentinian star had led Napoli to its only two Serie A wins in 1987 and 1990 and it is appropriate that the city would want to permanently celebrate the life of the individual.


152 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 103 recoveries

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Malta has registered 152 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,960 swab tests, while 103 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 23 cases were family members of previously known cases, 5 cases were contact of positive work colleagues, 4 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases and 2 cases were from social gatherings with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 9,405 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 7,165 have recovered, 125 died and 2,115 are still active.


Dav. Jr and MATT BLXCK team up to release spicy new single ‘Maria’

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Despite COVID-19’s effect on the entertainment industry, Maltese artists are doing bits this year and Dav. Jr & MATT BLXCK are no exception.

The duo have meshed their two sounds together to bring their carefree tune ‘MARIA’ into the ears of their loyal followers.

The duo have also released a colourful, flamboyant music video directed by Luke Borg, Gabriel Piscopo and Jonathan Brincat whilst also roping in The Busker Bassist ‘David Grech’ on co-production duties.

You can listen to the tune and watch the video right here: