This local eater brings a modern twist to classic Maltese heritage

Nov 19 2020 Share

If you are a foodie, interior design fanatic or just a lover of Maltese culture, Barbajean is the place for you.

Mizzi Studio is the firm who had previously made headlines for its ‘Malta Bus Reborn’ project, which reimagined classic Maltese buses into modern electric fleets and took to dining in 2020 by taking on the Barbajean project in Ħad-Dingli.

The establishment celebrates classic Maltese culture in its interior design and reflects Dingli’s “modest and slow-paced way of life that is so typical of Malta”, as stated by the Mizzi Studio director.


Prisoner found dead in Corradino prison

Nov 19 2020 Share

A 25-year-old prisoner from Pakistan who was serving time at the Corradino Correctional Facility was found dead in his cell this morning. 

The Correctional facility released a statement saying that no suspicious signs of death were found, but rather, died in his sleep.

Magistrate Charmaine Galea is leading an ongoing inquiry.


Debates spark online following clarification of garage laws

Nov 18 2020 Share

Debates sparked on social media following a clarification of certain laws and regulations with regards to garages.

It was clarified that while one can park in front of a garage, the car should not be left unattended and the owner of the garage is not oblige to call the owner of the obstructed car. 

Another issue that was also brought to light was the problem with multiple store-owners marking their premises as garages when they are not used as such.

Maltese laws dictate that no one should mark a premises as a garage if they are not going to use it to garage vehicles.


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Pfizer vaccine up to 95% effective; protects elderly most

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Further results from the clinical trials of Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine show that the shots are now reportedly 95% effective and protect the elderly most.

This follows the news that pharmaceutical company Moderna had developed a COVID-19 vaccine which proved to be 94.5% effective. 

The results have yet to be analysed by independent medical professionals but reports show that the pharmaceutical companies have started submitting the vaccine to regulators in the UK, Europe and Canada.