March 25, 2019

London man is second reported to be cured of HIV, a major development in the fight against AIDS

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From The Virgin Islands Consortium Researchers revealed on Monday that a man infected with HIV may be the second person to beat the virus that causes AIDS, a development that takes the fight in finding a cure a giant leap forward. According to the research, which was published Monday in the journal Nature, almost three […]

URGENT: Can you help get Edith to London?

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By Joanna Ewart-James, Freedom United A couple of days ago, we asked our community to chip in to buy train tickets so survivors from around the UK can join our action in London. Thank you to everyone who has already contributed! We have only raised a quarter of what we need to ensure these survivors are heard at the […]

US: Here are the most in-demand programming jobs and languages, according to Hired

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By Jonathan Shieber Looking for a high-paying, in-demand job as a programmer? Learning to code for blockchain applications is the way to go, according to a surveyfrom the job placement organization, Hired. In a survey of 98,000 developers on the company’s platform, Hired assessed the kinds of jobs that are most in-demand; the languages that companies are […]

OneWeb satellite internet mega-constellation set to fly

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By Jonathan Amos From BBC New London-based start-up OneWeb is set to launch the first six satellites in its multi-billion-pound project to take the internet to every corner of the globe. The plans could eventually see some 2,000 spacecraft orbiting overhead. Other companies are also promising so-called mega-constellations, but OneWeb believes it has first-mover advantage with an […]

How to enjoy a music concert during rain?

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From  opium  You want to attend an upcoming concert,but the weather keeps you skeptical? If you really want to go, forget about the weather, and focus on the performance. There is nothing you can do about the weather, so just deal with it! Following, we are giving you a few tips that will help you […]

‘Small Island’ author Andrea Levy dies of cancer at 62

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By DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press From Valley Press LONDON (AP) — Andrea Levy, a prize-winning novelist who chronicled the hopes and horrors experienced by the post-World War II generation of Jamaican immigrants in Britain, has died. She was 62, and had suffered from cancer. One of the first black British authors to […]

Cayman Islands based Danesmead partners hired London Principal

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Cayman-based alternative fund governance specialists, Danesmead Partners, has appointed former FRM Head of Operational Due Diligence Haliday Casey to join the London office as a principal of the firm. Haliday will provide independent directorship services as well as bespoke consulting services to asset management businesses, family offices, institutional investors, fund administrators, and other connected service […]

Walkers bolsters Global Regulatory & Risk Practice Group with new hire

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Grand Cayman, January 2019 Walkers is pleased to announce that Sara Hall has joined as senior counsel in the Global Regulatory & Risk Advisory practice group. Sara will be based in London, as a part of a continued expansion strategy for the firm. Walkers’ Global Regulatory & Risk Advisory practice group is now fourteen lawyers […]

EU’s Juncker tells Britain’s May: Brexit deal won’t be renegotiated

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REUTERS From CNBC European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday that the bloc’s Brexit divorce deal with London cannot be renegotiated. “The Withdrawal Agreement remains the best and only deal possible,” Juncker told the European Parliament. “The debates and votes in the House of Commons yesterday will not change […]

Chef Eric Ripert talks Caribbean cooking, adventurous eating, and his prediction for 2019’s biggest food trend

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By Joey Skladany From Chowhound It is all too common for us to welcome a new year by restricting food intake, adopting fad diets, and ultimately failing at both of these endeavors. At Chowhound, our alternative mission is to take readers out of their food ruts so they’re forced to try *new* cuisine that may inspire, enhance, […]