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Police urge against announcing household is on holiday on social media

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Police urge against announcing household is on holiday on social media

The Malta Police Force issued out a advisory post on social media to warn against announcing that a household is completely unattended as all its occupants are abroad or on holiday. 

The post asked whether people would leave a physical note on the door of a house, stating ‘House Unattended. All the family is off for a holiday.’ If not, the police asked whether it would then make sense to announce it via social media. 

‘Do not make it easier for criminals’ they said. ‘While physically securing your home is extremely important, one can also take certain social measures for security.’ 

The post, whilst not intending to keep people from sharing lovely memories being made whilst abroad, could inspire travellers to be a bit more careful about how and when to share holiday photos. This could be as easy as not revealing how many of the household are actually abroad, or posting images after one has returned. 

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27 year old motorcyclist seriously injured in traffic accident

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27 year old motorcyclist seriously injured in traffic accident

Police were informed yesterday at around 2230hrs that a traffic accident had occurred in Telgħet Raħal Ġdid, Raħal Ġdid. 

District police convened immediately on sight and through preliminary investigations found that an impact between a Renault Megane driven by a 30-year-old Santa Lucija resident and a Kymco Agility motorcycle driven by a 27-year-old Nepalese man resident of Pieta had taken place.

A medical team was called onto the site and an ambulance transported the motorcyclist to Mater Dei Hospital. He was later certified as having suffered grievous injuries. 

An inquiry has been opened and investigations are ongoing. 

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Avoid spending more than five minutes on the toilet warn experts

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Avoid spending more than five minutes on the toilet warn experts

This might come as a bit of a disappointment to some, but experts have warned that spending more than five minutes sitting on the toilet, could have serious consequences.

A lot of people spend their time on the toilet not actually, well, addressing their bodily duties. Many spend their time on the loo scrolling through their phone or simply to slack off from doing chores. 

And even though being on the toilet may be one of the few moments of privacy, experts are now warning against spending a lot of time on the throne as it could have physical consequences. 

According to the Mayo Clinic, sitting for a long time on the toilet or really having to strain yourself to force something out can cause haemorrhoids, which can be intensely painful. 

In layman’s terms, all the pressure from sitting can pile up onto veins around your bottom, causing a number of health problems. Though some can be cleared given time, others can be more serious and require medical assistance. 

Doctors urge people to maintain a high fibre diet to reduce the effort one has to make whilst on the toilet. And if you’re just sitting there killing time, reading this post, it might be a good idea to stand up and try again later. 

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San Giljan celebrate win as they crowned double champions

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San Giljan celebrate win as they crowned double champions

San Giljan were crowned champions of the BOV Championship 2022 after managing to beat rivals Sliema 16-12 in the second match of the finals. This meant the team won the Play-Off series 2-0. 

The win evolved into a massive road celebration as supporters of the waterpolo team took to the streets to enjoy their well-earned victory. 

 

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The team cruised around in a double decker bus and had their hard work and sportsmanship culminate in a night to remember. 

This marks San Giljan’s twelfth championship win, with two-time player of the year Ben Plumpton scoring a flurry of goals, racking up a total of six just yesterday. 

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