By Tom Geoghegan BBC News Magazine
A new film about King John further underlines history’s judgement of the medieval English monarch as a cruel tyrant. But among the dozens of bad kings and despots, why is John always the pantomime villain?
Surrendering lands in France, forced into a humiliating climbdown with the nobility and excommunicated by the [...]
By Tom Geoghegan BBC News Magazine
Doctors in Canada have removed a knife blade from a man’s back more than three years after he was stabbed in a fight.
Billy McNeely of the Northwest Territories told local media he had suffered itching and minor pain but did not know the blade was still embedded.
This week, his nail caught the tip of the [...]
Vignesh Ramachandran, Mashable
Swiss researchers say they’ve come up with a tiny implant that can analyze blood from within our bodies and send test results directly to a doctor.
The device would be implanted just below the skin and can basically look at the concentration of substances in the blood to help determine the status of a [...]
A 26-year-old woman is in a serious condition after the car she was driving crashed into a wall this morning.
About 9.00 am today, Monday 25 March 2013, police received a report that a Ford Ranger had crashed into a wall in The Avenue, South Sound. The female driver sustained head injuries and was taken to [...]
The Cayman Islands Government (CIG) and Tom Jones International Ltd. (TJI) announced today (25) that they have settled all claims involving the construction of the John Gray High School and Clifton Hunter High School Projects and entered into a binding agreement on 22 March 2013.
As a result of contract termination in 2009, disputes arose between [...]
Tickets went on sale to the general public Thu (21) at 10 a.m. local time in all markets
MIAMI (Thursday, March 21, 2013) â€“ The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today that tickets to all 2013 Gold Cup matches went on sale to the general public this morning in each [...]
Bahamian law enforcement officers complete US govt funded terrorist crime scene investigation training
NASSAU, Bahamas — On Friday, March 15, 2013, the closing ceremony for the Terrorist Crime Scene Investigation Training course was held at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel. The two-week course provided twenty-four Bahamian law enforcement officers with the opportunity to learn the latest international forensics standards for documenting, collecting, and preserving crime scene evidence.
The training [...]
Exiled Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky has been found dead at his home outside London.
A police investigation has been launched into the death of the 67-year-old – a wanted man in Russia, and an opponent of President Vladimir Putin.
A former Kremlin power-broker whose fortunes declined under Mr Putin, Mr Berezovsky emigrated to the UK in 2000.
In an innovative new fundraising programme called â€śFind Your Voice,â€ť the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) asks you the question, â€śWhat do you do with your old mobile phone?â€ť
CICC has answered that question.
Inspired by KPMG’s global employee philanthropic programme called BRIGHT, â€śFind Your Voiceâ€ť provides clients of the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre with new mobile [...]
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, March 22, 2013 â€“ The 2013 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit got underway on Friday at Seven Miles Beach with the fifth edition of the Cayman Islands Tournament which traditionally opens the season.
Sixteen teams per gender, representing fifteen countries, took part in the competition that ran until Sunday.
Teams are divided in four [...]