Prison agency get €120,000 armoured car for high-risk transfers

Nov 14 2020 Share

The Correctional Services Agency has been provided a €120,000 armoured Ford for high-risk transfers across the country.

As the first local purchase of its kind, Home Affairs minister Byron Camilleri stated that ‘with the necessary tools we are able to protect the safety of our workers’.

Kif kelli ċ-ċans nispjega fid-diskors dwar l-estimi tal-baġit 2⃣0⃣2⃣1⃣ il-pajjiż mhux jitqammel fejn għandha x’taqsam…

Posted by Byron Camilleri on Saturday, November 14, 2020

 The bulletproof vehicle is part of the expected €23.2 million spend on the Correctional Services Agency for 2021, with more vehicles expected to arrive in the coming months.


FIFA and Mario Kart found to be the most stressful games ever

Nov 14 2020 Share

If you’ve ever touched a video game controller in your life, you know that it sometimes gets messy when you’re close to achieving your target and it’s taken away from you. 

Be it camper kills on Warzone or unfortunate encounters on League of Legends, video games can definitely be stressful, but BonusFinder has found the most stressful games to be FIFA and Mario Kart. 

The company called upon slightly more than 12 gamers to play some titles and monitor their heart rates to analyse stress and found that Mario Kart came first, with FIFA 20 following closely after. Trailing them were Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Dark Souls III and Fortnite.


19-year-old dies following Mġarr car crash overnight

Nov 14 2020 Share

A fatal car crash at Triq Sir Temi Zammit, Mġarr late last night claimed the life of a 19-year-old from Mosta following a head-on crash between his Toyota Corolla and a Mitsubishi pickup truck.

The 18-year-old passenger was rushed to Mater Dei hospital for urgent treatment after suffering life-threatening injuries while the driver of the pickup truck also required medical care. 

Statistics show that there were slightly less than 8,800 traffic crashes between January and September of 2020, eleven of which lost their lives.


Liverpool’s Mo Salah tests positive for coronavirus

Nov 13 2020 Share

A diagnostic swab taken from the 28-year-old appeared positive for COVID-19, the governing body reported, but the striker did not exhibit symptoms. 

It said Salah is now isolated, and that in the coming hours, he would be “subject to further tests.” Until their home Premier League match against Leicester on 21 November, Liverpool are not due to play again.


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