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Three dead and several injured in Paris shooting

 - International - Dec 23 SHARE ON:

A gunman has opened fire in central Paris, killing three people and wounding four others. Tthe attacker targeted a Kurdish community centre and restaurant with what might be a possible racist motive.

The 69-year-old suspect was quickly detained by police.

Reports suggest the suspect is a French national known to police for two counts of attempted killing in the past.

The suspect got injured in the shooting that happened in three places: the Kurdish community centre, a restaurant and a hairdresser salon.

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92% of Maltese consider themselves dependent on technology

 - Local - Dec 23 SHARE ON:

A study conducted between September and October of this year, show that, 92% of Maltese people consider themselves dependent on technology for daily tasks.

The study published by Misco, involved 291 individuals employed in Malta who make use of different technologies at their workplace.

42% said that the technology at their workplace increases their stress and burnout levels.

41% believe it makes it harder for them to achieve a work-life balance.

48% check their phone for work-related tasks multiple times a day outside their working hours.

90% of respondents say that technology makes them more productive, however the vast majority also agreed that it has increased their working hours.

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Boxing Day Tournament scheduled again after 2 year absence

 - Sports - Dec 23 SHARE ON:

After an absence of two years due to the pandemic, the Malta Sports Journalists Association (MSJA) together with the Malta Football Association (MFA), the Malta Football Referees Association (MFRA) and the Malta Football Coaches Association (MFCA), will join for the traditional boxing day football tournament, which has been organised for several years. This tournament traditionally sees football teams made up of sports journalists, coaches, referees, and MFA staff battling it out for a good cause.

The Boxing Day Football Tournament will be held on Monday 26th December 2022, starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Centenary Stadium, Ta’ Qali. H.E. President of Malta George Vella will be attending and will kick off the second set of matches at 10:00 a.m.

As is customary, tournament participants will pool their funds in a collective donation for the national fund-raising activity Istrina. The general public is welcome to attend and contribute with a donation along with the participants.

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Manchester Utd. will be visiting Malta in January

 - Local - Dec 23 SHARE ON:

The Manchester United women’s football team will be visiting Malta for a training camp between the 3rd and the 8th of January next year.

As part of this training program, on Friday 6 January Manchester United will play a friendly match against the local team of Birkirkara, at the Tony Bezzina Stadium.

These details were announced in a news conference addressed by the Minister for Tourism Clayton Bartolo and the CEO of the Malta Tourism Authority Carlo Micallef.

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