May 28, 2023

Jailed in Qatar for requesting wages

From Miriam Karmali, Freedom Unite May 28, 2023 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Debt bondageMigrant workers jailed in Qatar over demands for owed wagesThree former security guards have been jailed in Qatar for four months following their repeated requests for unpaid wages from their employer, Stark Security Services. They are amongst hundreds who were allegedly detained after […]

UK Parliament Affirms OTs Relationship

Members of the UK Parliament from across the political spectrum participated in a debate on Thursday 11 May tabled by the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Alicia Kearns MP, on the motion that “That this House is committed to upholding the interests of British Overseas Territories and their citizens; recognises the special historical, cultural, […]

Cayman Speaker Hon. Katherine Ebanks-Wilks meets with UK House of Commons Speaker and Speakers of the British Overseas Territories

House of Parliament, George Town, 10th May 2023 Anguilla Conference – Speaker and Clerk The Speaker of Cayman’s Parliament, Hon. Katherine Ebanks-Wilks, was in Anguilla in April to meet with the Rt. Hon. Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Speaker of the House of Commons (UK), along with other Commonwealth Speakers, for the second Commons and Overseas Territories […]

St. K & N: Prime Minister Drew engages with High-Level Officials in the UK on matters of National Importance

From Press Secretary, Mrs. Adelcia Connor-Ferlance Basseterre Saint Kitts and Nevis, May 7, 2023 (Press Secretary, PMO): During his visit to London, United Kingdom (UK) for the Coronation Ceremony of His Majesty King Charles III, Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, the Honourable Dr. Terrance M. Drew met with numerous influential world leaders and shared the […]

Coronation: King Charles and Queen Camilla crowned in historic ceremony

By Sean Coughlan, royal correspondent and James Gregory, BBC News How King Charles’ Coronation day unfolded For video click HERE King Charles and Queen Camilla have been crowned on a historic day of pageantry, capped by cheering by crowds in front of Buckingham Palace. Thousands packed the Mall despite the rain, after a deeply religious […]

Tina celebrates five years in the West End!

From British Theatre HAPPY BIRTHDAY TINA THE MUSICAL! On Tuesday 18th April TINA – The Tina Turner Musical celebrated five years in the West End! Presented in association with Tina Turner herself, the 12 — time Grammy Award winning artist, TINA is proud to have been sharing the story of the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll since 2018. The musical’s story, however began […]

UK Theatre Web Newsletter – May 202

Recent Highlights There are currently 12,534 current and future events in our database with 18,017 links to tickets for 8,475 shows. The archive currently contains 134,014 works in 216,306 productions involving 218,581 people/companies giving 1,127,887 events in 3,616 venues. Recent Reviews Most Popular Our most popular tickets over the last 21 days … Recently updated/added […]

Windrush Caribbean Film Festival announces the 2023 Film Lineup

LAUNCH OF WINDRUSH CARIBBEAN FILM FESTIVAL 2023  The Journey Starts Here  Dozens descended on Rich Mix, London on Thursday for the launch of this year’s Windrush Caribbean Film Festival.    The festival, in its 4th year is set to be the most successful yet as it marks the 75th anniversary since the HMS Empire Windrush ship arrived […]

Happy Earth Day

From The Progressives Each year we celebrate Earth Day to raise awareness of the need to protect our Earth’s natural resources.  Here are some simple things you can do to commemorate Earth Day every day of the year: 1. Plant something 2. Ride your bicycle more often3. Conserve water usage at home 4. Buy reusable grocery bags 5. […]

The essential factors you must consider before taking a bike on the road in the UK

IMAGE: Pixabay The United Kingdom is one of the most popular destinations for tourists worldwide. It is certainly one of the most beautiful and picturesque places, especially if you want to spend time in the countryside and the moors. Even the cities have their definite charm – and one way you can enjoy the sights […]