July 17, 2019

Cayman: Summer Newsflash – What’s ahead plus something for Men

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From Inspired Lifestyles with Donna Shoulder to Shoulder!  Something For Men! Men in Australia, the UK, Ireland, Canada, and now Cayman are finding friends and fellowship in Men’s Sheds. Meet James, Mark, Ivan and Kevin, Men’s Shed, at the Cayman Catboat Club Cayman’s men speak.  Watching this video restores hope, and doing so may impact your life or the life of […]

England win Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes stars in dramatic victory over New Zealand

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By Stephan Shemilt From BBC Sport at Lord’s ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup final, Lord’s New Zealand 241-8 (50 overs): Nicholls 55, Woakes 3-37, Plunkett 3-42 England 241 all out (50 overs): Stokes 84, Buttler 59, Neesham 3-43, Ferguson 3-50 England win after super over Scorecard England beat New Zealand to win the men’s World Cup for […]

Threat level raised to ‘critical’ for UK ships in Iranian waters

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From BBC The UK has raised the threat to British shipping in Iranian waters in the Gulf to the highest level – where the risk of attack is “critical”. The step was taken on Tuesday, amid growing tensions in the region. On Wednesday, Iranian boats tried to impede a British oil tanker in the region […]

Discover Caribbean culture in the UK

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From Visit Britain The Caribbean community has played a pivotal role in shaping British culture, since the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush 71 years ago. This is now celebrated annually on 22 June as Windrush Day. On that day in 1948, the vessel landed at Tilbury Docks, in London, bringing with it the first immigrants […]

World’s societal issues

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John Holcroft Illustrates the Modern World’s Societal Issues From Designer Daily Based in UK, John Holcroft is a talented illustrator who works for commission projects for all kinds of publishers, such as the BBC, the Wall Street Journal, or the Guardian. When he is not working for these clients, the artist takes his talent to personal projects […]

Chimpanzee meat being served as a delicacy in the UK and US

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By Susan Bird from Care2 If you’re attending a ritzy event in the U.K., pay attention to the meat being served. Some high-end private events in Britain are offering chimpanzee meat as a “delicacy.” That’s bizarre, illegal and dangerous, primate experts say. This isn’t just a U.K. problem, by the way. Customs officials revealed a few weeks […]

New Cayman Islands recruits to target UK trade

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By Samantha Mayling From Travel Weekly The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism has appointed Adrian White as regional manager to oversee marketing in the UK and European region. Based in the Department of Tourism’s office in London, White’s task will be to implement the Cayman Islands’ global five-year tourism plan and increase visitor numbers from the […]

Trump praises ‘extraordinary’ US-UK alliance on state visit

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From BBC US President Donald Trump has said the US and UK have the “greatest alliance the world has ever known”. In a news conference with Theresa May, he promised a “phenomenal” trade deal after the UK leaves the European Union, but added that “everything is on the table” – including the NHS. Mrs May […]

UK property register proposes to reveal Jersey company owners

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From International Investment Proposals for the first register of foreign-owned property aimed at preventing money laundering in Britain means that Jersey companies owning land in the UK will have to reveal their true owners to UK authorities. More than £90bn is estimated to be laundered illegally through the UK each year, according to the all-party […]

He Jiankui: Baby gene experiment ‘foolish and dangerous’

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By James Gallagher From BBC The first people to be gene-edited – a pair of baby twin girls – may have been mutated in a way that shortens life expectancy, research suggests. Prof He Jiankui shocked the world when he genetically altered the twins to try to give them protection against HIV. But a study in […]