22 Oct, 2021 In News

Weekly News Roundup (16 – 22 October 2021)

Monday 18 October 2021


Kai Naudi completes Gozo to Malta swim to raise awareness on bullying


A teenager who was bullied in primary school has completed a swim from Gozo to Malta to raise awareness of bullying and money for two NGOs.

It took Kai Naudi, 13, 2 hours and 58 minutes to swim the 7-kilometre distance on Sunday and was greeted in Marfa by cheering friends, teachers and family members.

He hopes to raise €70,000 for a ‘Brave the Wave’.


Wednesday 20 October 2021


Bird rescued at St Edward’s College after being injured due to hunting


A Song Thrush was rescued by the students at St Edward’s College, Birgu, after it landed in the college grounds, wounded.

The little bird was the victim of legal hunting in the vicinity of the college.

Thursday 21 October 2021


The 159km Malta-Sicily undersea gas pipeline gets green light on permit


A 159-kilometre pipeline to transport natural gas and eventually hydrogen between Malta and Gela in Sicily has been given the green light by the Planning Authority.

The planning permit foresees a measure of land reclamation to build a terminal station at the Delimara power station, a micro-tunnel route running through the Delimara peninsula and the laying of an offshore pipeline between Delimara and Gela.

It was unanimously approved by the PA board and is considered to be in line with Malta’s 2030 national energy objectives and climate plan. This will also be contributing towards the EU’s climate and energy goals. 

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