Today would have been King Henry VI’s birthday

Dec 6 2020 Share

King Henry VI was the King of England between 1422-1461 and from 1470-1471.

Born on December 6th, 1421, today would have been King Henry’s birthday.

King Henry VI was only nine months old when he succeeded his father. This makes him the youngest person ever to succeed to the English throne.


Major oil-producing EU country will end oil production by 2050

Dec 6 2020 Share

A vote taken on the 3rd of December at the Danish Parliament affirmed a near-total ban on new contracts being issued for oil or gas exploration in the North Sea.

Licenses which were issues before the vote will be sustained until 2050. This move is estimated to cost Denmark around 2.1 billion.

Danish Minister of Climate and Energy and Public Utilities, Dan Jorgensen said that “It’s a tough decision, it’s an expensive decision, but it’s the right decision”.


Accident in Kirkop involving motorcycle and car

Dec 6 2020 Share

At 7:30PM yesterday evening a motorcycle collided with a car in Kirkop.

The motorcycle was being driven by a 31-year-old Pakistani man and the car was being driven by a 47-year-old woman from B’Kara.

The 31-year-old man sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital according to the police.


Vulnerable patients redirected to health centres as doctors fail to receive flu vaccines

Dec 5 2020 Share

Vulnerable patients around Malta have been redirected to health centres as general practitioners have yet to receive thousands of flu vaccines ordered from the government. 

The President of the Association of Private Family Doctors, Anthony Azzopardi, expressed his fear that vulnerable patients going to health centres would overload the health system. 

The government of Malta has ordered another 50,000 flue shots which will arrive later in the season after the first 100,000 flu jabs were already made available and distributed within a record two weeks.