Evening Daily Newsfeed Roundup

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These are the main news reported by the leading Maltese news portals:

Parliamentary business is set to forge ahead as planned despite the Opposition’s call to suspend the agenda to debate the latest developments on coronavirus, or even cancelling all of this week’s sittings. Source: Times of Malta


Norman Vella vents his anger and frustration over what he claims is the gross mishandling of a case involving a Spanish student who was exiting Malta and tested positive for Covid-19. Source: Malta Today


The government announced the launching, for public consultation, of new draft regulations aimed at streamlining those persons acting as intermediaries in the process of negotiating and arranging transactions involving the acquiring or leasing of property. Source: Newsbook


Prime Minister Robert Abela said this afternoon that as from tomorrow at midnight all bars, cinemas, restaurants, clubs and gyms will be closed until further notice. Source: The Malta Independent


Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli has tested negative for the Coronavirus. Despite this she has still been asked to self-quarantine until Saturday. Source: TVM

 

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These are the headlines and news items reviewed by our researchers and editorial team:

Coronavirus precautions in Lebanon increase

More African nations impose travel restrictions over coronavirus

Global deaths and infections overtake those inside China

France’s coronavirus situation ‘deteriorating very fast’

Germany latest country to close borders

Spanish King renounces inheritance from father

Israel’s president to ask Netanyahu rival Benny Gantz to form government

EasyJet warns majority of fleet could be grounded as airlines enter critical week

Spain considering closing borders

Biden says he will pick woman to be his vice president

Italy ready to offer further measures to support businesses

Turkey reports new cases of coronavirus, bars and nightclubs ordered to close

Schools, bars to close from today in the Netherlands, concern on movement from Belgium

EU states record highest one-day death toll

Serbia introduces state of emergency, borders closed to foreigners

Danish government will pay 75% of threatened private sector salaries

U.S. to start coronavirus vaccine trial, a year to 18 months to fully validate any potential vaccine

All air and sea passenger transport in Sicily to stop, freight transport to be guaranteed

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