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Potential iPhone 13 renders surface online

Feb 19 2021 Share

Shortly after the recent iPhone 12 reveal, potential elements of Apple’s iPhone 13 have started to surface online.

The renders reveal that the iPhones could keep the same straight-edge and flat-side design while one model is rumoured to be port-less and relies completely on wireless connectivity and the MagSafe charger.

A rumoured camera update is also anticipated with an autofocus ultra-wide-angle lens having an aperture of f/1.8 which will reportedly make the iPhone a bit thicker.

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24-year-old man from Gambia arrested for robbing woman with knife

Feb 19 2021 Share

A 24-year-old man from Gambia was arrested moments after robbing a woman at knife-point in Pietà yesterday evening.

District police investigations revealed that a 27-year-old Colombian woman was walking along Triq Telgħet Gwardamanġa when the man approached her from behind and put a knife to her neck, asking for money.

The man escaped with her mobile phone but was found within around 20 minutes after the police noted suspicious activity in Triq l-Isptar with the culprit matching the description and being arrested soon after.

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Hospital delays expected after industrial action for 1,300 workers

Feb 19 2021 Share

Public hospital delays are expected as of Friday after 1,300 workers in the healthcare sector were ordered into industrial action by the Union Ħaddiema Magħqudin (UĦM).

The union issued over 400 directives due to government allegedly ‘dragging its feet’ with regards to the negotiation of collective agreements and affects multiple kinds of workers such as ambulance responders, dental hygienists, social workers.

Most directives exclude emergency cases and procedures such as those which require life-supporting monitoring, where workers must conduct their duties if absolutely necessary.

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‘Vulnerable’ Gozitans will no longer have to travel to Malta for vaccination

Feb 19 2021 Share

Following a public outcry after the news that elderly and vulnerable Gozo residents had to travel to Malta for their COVID-19 vaccine, the aforementioned decision has now been reversed.

Superintendent for Public Health Prof. Charmaine Gauci has reported that Gozo residents who classify as ‘vulnerable’ individuals will receive an amended appointment at a location in Gozo.

The situation was raised by Nationalist MP Chris Said on Thursday after multiple reports from Gozitan individuals having to go to Malta for vaccinations.

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