Zurrieq man who bit and stabbed wife on New Year’s Day denied bail

Jan 3 2021 Share

A 58-year-old pensioner from Zurrieq is in custody and being charged for stabbing his wife on New Year’s Day.

The couple had returned home around 3am after a turbulent New Year’s Eve outing and continued to argue in the late hours, where the accused bit his wife and went on to stab her with a kitchen knife.

The man was also charged with harassment and misusing electronic telecommunications equipment and pleaded not guilty to the charges, and while bail was requested, it was not granted.


Doctors raise concerns about slow rollout of COVID-19 vaccine

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With around 1,400 Maltese citizens having been vaccinated during the first week of the vaccine rollout and weekly vaccinations anticipated to increase to as much as 2,000 weekly, authorities plan on Malta having ‘herd immunity’ towards the beginning of summer.

In a recent Twitter post, Health Minister Chris Fearne shared an infographic of countries’ vaccine doses per 100, placing Malta towards the top of the table yet, while seemingly being ‘on target’ President of Medical Association of Malta (MAM) shared his worrying two cents.

He lamented the fact that if the plan was to achieve herd immunity by May, our efforts are still lacking and pointed out that more effort is to be made to administer the vaccines more efficiently.


Darrin Zammit Lupi’s daughter loses battle with cancer

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Darrin Zammit Lupi’s daughter passed away on Sunday. Rebecca fought a very brave battle against a rare form of cancer called Ewing’s Sarcoma.

Rebecca’s father chronicled his daughter’s fight by means of photography in order to have a record of his daughter’s strength and he also wanted others found in a similar situation to be empowered.

Condolences have been flooding to Rebecca’s parents.

Rebecca, may you rest in peace, you are a warrior!


Nicki Minaj shares photos of her three-month-old son

Jan 2 2021 Share

After giving birth to a baby boy back in October, Nicki Minaj took to Instagram to share photos of her son as she wished her followers a happy new year.

Dripped out in designer brands and jewellery, the baby is son to Nicki Minaj and husband Kenneth Petty, fans must be over the moon to finally see a few snaps of the child.

Minaj wrote a few sentiments about her motherhood in her post and welcomed a flurry of congratulatory comments from the likes of Young M.A., P. Diddy, Bryson Tiller and many more industry professionals.