Who would have told us that 2020 is going to be such a challenging year? Just 3 months ago we were celebrating the beautiful Christmas period at the back of one of Malta’s most unprecedented political crisis. Who would have told us that just 3 months after we’ll be in the middle of the COVID-19 Global Pandemic that have taken the lives of more than 9,000 people (and counting) around the globe?
LONG READ – Over the last few weeks we’ve been hearing different suggestions on what changes PN needs to adopt in order for it to be relevant in today’s world and more importantly, regain it’s popularity so that one day it can challenge PL in order to win back the government.
I can write about Msida all day long, however sometimes it’s better to just admire pictures of how beautiful our hometown is. Here are some photos that were shared on this Facebook group throughout the last few weeks. Most of these photos are decades old and some of them are actually over a hundred years old!
The European Union has voted for a permanent ban on pesticides that are harmful to bees. Three major neonicotinoid chemicals linked with the decline of pollinating insects will no longer be allowed outdoors across the region, building on existing restrictions in place since 2013. The near-total ban on these chemicals comes after mounting concern from scientists, environmental organisations and politicians about their impact on bees and the wider environment.