Warmer weather expected over the weekend

Feb 19 2021 Share

Following a spell of cold weather and dropped temperature over the past few days, warmed days are coming as temperatures are expected to rise over the weekend.

Is this the news YOU want to hear? 😍🌞⛱ Temperatures are expected to RISE even further over the next couple of days…

Posted by Malta Weather on Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Malta Weather have forecasted median temperatures across Malta and Gozo and slightly warmer weather than usual which will last for at least a week.

They have reported a high, 80% confidence rate in the forecast.


Team Start PN light 300 candles in front of Castille in honour of COVID-19 victims

Feb 19 2021 Share

Yesterday evening, Nationalist youth branch Team Start lit 300 candles in front of Castille to honour the country’s 300 victims of COVID-19.

300 ħajja mitlufa.. 300 familja muġugħa. Mhux kollox normali quddiem din ir-realta'.Partit Nazzjonalista Bernard GrechNET News Times of Malta Lovin Malta The Malta Independent MaltaToday

Posted by Team Start on Thursday, 18 February 2021

Team Start president Eve Borg Bonello stated that the branch recognises the victims of this tragedy, who were allegedly ‘sacrificed for the economy’ as part of the government’s COVID-19 road map.

The branch called upon the government to respect and recognise the right for human life as it is the pillar of Maltese democracy.


New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern announces free sanitary products in schools

Feb 18 2021 Share

New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern has announced that all schools will have free sanitary products as from next June.

This initiative is aimed at stomping out, “period-poverty” in New Zealand.

Around the middle of last year, a pilot programme was launched which provided free period products to about 3,200 students across 15 schools.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, said in a statement that, “Providing free period products at school is one way the government can directly address poverty, help increase school attendance, and make a positive impact on children’s well-being”.


Traffic accidents have decreased towards the end of 2020

Feb 18 2021 Share

The National Statistics Office has published a news release saying that during the fourth quarter of 2020, road traffic accidents and casualties have declined. Road traffic fatalities amount to just 1.

The number of reported traffic accidents at the end of 2020 was 3,171. Compared to the same quarter in 2019, the figures went down by 17.4%.

There were 68 grievously injured people, 42 of which were drivers, 4 were passengers, and 22 pedestrians or cyclists. There were 5 fewer fatalities when compared to the same quarter in 2019.