NHS Hero Captain Sir Thomas Moore dies at age 100

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Captain Sir Thomas Moore, a World War II veteran whose efforts raised millions for the NHS, has died at age 100 after contracting COVID-19.

Captain Tom died in hospital on Tuesday after raising close to £33 million by doing laps in his garden during the UK’s lockdown.

Moore will forever be remembered for being a wonderful father, beloved veteran and activist and beacon of hope for the UK and the entire world.

RIP Captain Tom.


John Bundy granted €226,500 after winning court case over unfair dismissal

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Veteran television personality and presenter John Bundy has won his unfair dismissal case which he had files following his dismissal from the position Public Broadcasting Services CEO in 2017.

Bundy reported the news via Facebook post and he will be paid €226,500 in compensation by PBS after losing of the case.

The presenter was dismissed by the PBS board after an audit’s conclusion that he had broken procurement regulations as part of a car lease deal worth half a million with allegations of Bundy’s ‘constant bullying’ towards management, all of which was denied by the presenter.


Heavy commotion in Imsida following alleged bomb scare

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Sources have reported heavy commotion near the Msida Yacht Marina in an alleged bomb scare.

The Armed Forces of Malta along with the Civil Protection Department have been called onto the scene next to the Marina’s Pontoon F.

More on the story as it develops.


Russian Sputnik vaccine found to be 91.6% effective

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Peer-reviewed medical journal The Lancet has reported that Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine was found to be 91.6% effective against symptomatic COVID-19.

The vaccine was approved by Russian authorities months before final-stage trial results were published, leading to scepticism from industry professionals. However, latest analysis of data from 20,000 phase 3 test participants suggests the vaccine’s 90% efficacy versus symptomatic COVID-19.

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Independent commentators highlighted that while being primarily criticised for corner-cutting and lack of transparency, the report’s outcome is clear that the vaccine “can join the fight to reduce the incidence of COVID-19.”