Saturday,
08 August 2020

Malta

Big jump in Italy's daily new virus cases driven by travel (2)
Associated Press Saturday, 8 August 2020, 09:06 Last update: about 1 hour ago The number of daily new coronavirus infections in Italy jumped 38% higher Friday, with 552 confirmed cases registered compared to the previous day. Italy hadn't seen a such a high daily new caseload since late May.
Father, 68, to be charged with murdering son in heated argument (2)
Salvu Dalli will be charged this afternoon with yesterday's murder of his son Antoine in Ghaxaq 8 August 2020, 12:41pm by Matthew Agius Antoine Dalli, left and his father Salvatore Salvu Dalli is to be charged this afternoon with yesterday's murder of his son Antoine in Ghaxaq. Police did not confirm that the man had confessed during his interrogation. Speaking at a crime conference this morning, police spokesperson Brandon
Italian cabinet approves EUR25 billion stimulus package (2)
The Italian government on Friday approved a stimulus package totalling €25 billion to revive an economy battered by the coronavirus crisis. Italy was the first European country to be hit by the pandemic and a more than two-month lockdown dealt a severe blow the economy. The package approved by the cabinet contains over 100 articles ranging from tax payments staggered over two years to guidelines on lay-offs.
Wolves agree UEFA settlement deal after breaching FFP rules (1)
Europa League quarter-finalists Wolves have reached a settlement agreement with UEFA after the club failed to comply with financial break-even requirements, European football's governing body announced Friday. Wolves were one of three clubs sanctioned by UEFA for breaching financial fair play regulations and were fined up to 600,000 euros (706,000) - two- thirds of which is conditional on their compliance with the break-even target in the settlement.
Two men due for court over €3m heroin seizure (8)
Gardaí say the find has removed a significant quantity of heroin from circulation 14 minutes ago Part of the consignment of heroin seized in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Revenue's Customs Service Two men have been charged in connection with the seizure of EUR3 million worth of suspected heroin in Dublin on Wednesday. The suspects were arrested following a joint operation between the Garda
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