Slovakia beings nationwide testing for COVID-19

Oct 31 2020 Share

In what is a global first for COVID-19 testing, Slovakia will attempt to screen its 5.4 million-strong population for COVID-19.

Around 45,000 front-liners have been deployed to collect swabs from approximately 5,000 points.

 In a statement addressing the situation, Slovakian Prime Minister Igor Matovic claimed that “the world will be watching,” in what will be an attempt to save “hundreds of lives.”


Maltese triathlete completes two days of cycling around Sicily

Oct 30 2020 Share

The Maltese ultra-triathlete Fabio Spiteri has completed a 1,000 km cycle around Sicily in two days and eight hours,16 hours off his previous winning time. 

The passionate animal activist, Spiteri aimed to raise funds for various animal shelters around the island. Spiteri is aiming to raise € 30,000 for the charity and raised about €16,000 for the charity by Friday night.


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Perrie Edwards, Little Mix Star, discusses severe back injuries

Oct 30 2020 Share

Little Mix star Perrie Edwards has revealed that she has a back injury that makes it hard to dance. 

During a recent Twitter Q&A with fans, Perrie said, “I recently found out that I’ve got a slipped disk and a tear in the base of my back / spine and I die every time we dance. But it’s worth it!


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A strong earthquake hits Turkey and Greece, killing at least eight people

Oct 30 2020 Share

At least eight people were killed in Turkey and Greece after a strong earthquake struck the Aegean Sea on Friday afternoon, knocking down buildings and causing what the authorities called a “mini tsunami.” 

Officials said that six people were killed in coastal areas in the western part of Turkey, while two teenagers died on the Greek island of Samos after a wall collapsed on them.