Evening Daily Newsfeed Roundup

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

Maltese chandlers and port workers in Paola and Valletta have stopped their operations over coronavirus fears, refusing to board vessels coming from Italy to unload cargo. Source: Malta Today

All Maltese and Gozitans are losing €400 every year, and have been doing so for the past six years, as a result of the deal that the government struck with Vitals Global Healthcare and now Steward Healthcare for the operation of three hospitals, PN leader Adrian Delia said on Monday. Source: The Malta Independent

An elderly prisoner was was found guilty by the Court of complicity in the murder of Gozo warden- a crime committed over eighteen years ago – was found dead in his prison cell at 6.30am this morning. The prisoner, 72 year old Ganni Attard, from Xaghra, was serving a life sentence. Sources who were privy to the autopsy said that Attard had died of heart disease. Source: TVM

Four Air Malta flights between Malta and Italy have been cancelled due to a strike taking place in Italy. Source: Newsbook

An art teacher has been remanded in custody on child abuse charges after allegedly groping pupils during private lessons. Carmel Agius, 52 of Fgura, was arraigned under arrest before magistrate Donatella Frendo Dimech on Monday, accused of sexually molesting five of his students, all girls aged between 9 and 12. Source: Times of Malta


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