Queen Elizabeth wears a face mask in public for the first time

 - Celebrities - Nov 8 SHARE ON:

94-year-old Queen Elizabeth has worn a face mask in public for the first time last Wednesday, as she marked the centenary of the burial to the grave of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey with a private pilgrimage.

She had not worn a mask on previous occasions, which had attracted criticism from the press and the general public.


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Woman grievously injures man

 - Local - Nov 8 SHARE ON:

Early this morning in an apartment in St Paul’s Bay, a man and a 24-year old Nigerian woman were involved in a fight after an argument between the two escalated, leaving the man hospitalised and suffering from grievous injuries.

The police said that they were informed about the case at around 3.15am and that investigations are ongoing.


Obama congratulates Biden on his win

 - International - Nov 8 SHARE ON:

Yesterday democrat Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United states, denying Donald Trump a 2nd term – and former president Barack Obama was quick to congratulate his former vice president on his achievement.

Biden served two terms as vice president to President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017, forming what is renowned as a political bromance between the two.Obama had a highly visible role during Biden’s campaign, with one of his endorsement videos for Biden generating 26 million views and raised $2.5 million.

Obama also congratulated Kamala Harris for bursting through another barrier and becoming the first female, first black and first south asian vice president of the United States.


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Malta sees 12 Covid related deaths in the past week

 - COVID-19 - Nov 8 SHARE ON:

Statistician Vincent Marmara noted on The Malta Independent how during the past week Malta saw 12 Covid related deaths, matching the previous record number of deaths recorded in a single week.

Marmara also noted how the r-factor has increased to 1.50 following an increase in cases last week, with 951 cases being reported.


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