September 20, 2019

Boris Johnson says EU has had ‘bellyful’ of Brexit process

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The EU has had “a bellyful” of the Brexit process and wants to get a deal, Boris Johnson has told the BBC. He told Laura Kuenssberg it was “fed up with endless delays” and wanted to move onto the next phase of trade talks. Brexit would happen on 31 October, he insisted, despite a new […]

UK committed to Caribbean

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From Barbados Advocate The United Kingdom (UK) Government is in the process of setting up new diplomatic offices in several regional countries, a clear sign says the British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Janet Douglas, of the UK’s commitment to the Caribbean region. Her comments came yesterday (Sep 2) morning while she […]

UK: Parliament suspension: Queen approves PM’s plan

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From BBC Parliament will be suspended just days after MPs return to work in September – and only a few weeks before the Brexit deadline. Boris Johnson said a Queen’s Speech would take place after the suspension, on 14 October, to outline his “very exciting agenda”. But it means the time MPs have to pass […]

What is the best hair transplant option if you are in the UK?

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The most commonly performed hair transplant procedure today in the United Kingdom and worldwide, in fact, is the Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) method. As the name implies, the procedure involves extracting individual follicular units containing a couple of hairs at a time. Over the last couple of years there have been major advancements made in […]

Glasgow University’s ‘bold’ move to pay back slave trade profits

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By Hannah Capella From BBC Glasgow University has agreed to raise and spend £20m in reparations after discovering it benefited by millions of pounds from the slave trade. It is believed to be the first institution in the UK to implement such a “programme of restorative justice”. The money will be raised and spent over […]

Brexit: EU migration rules ‘to end straight after no-deal’

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From BBC The UK government has said EU free movement rules will end immediately if there is a no-deal Brexit on 31 October. Theresa May had considered phasing out the rules if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement, but those plans have now been dropped. The change would affect the rights of EU […]

New Cayman Islands representative to the UK and Europe takes up post next month

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs has appointed André Ebanks to be the Cayman Islands Representative to the United Kingdom and Europe with effect from Monday, 2 September 2019. Mr Ebanks is currently the Deputy Chief Officer in the Ministry of Community Affairs. His three-year secondment, as head […]

Wimbledon: content monetization takes centre court

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Wimbledon’s innovative approach to content distribution is changing the game, transforming the tournament’s relationship with it’s audience By Chaymae Samir From Reuters Community For the first time since the tournament’s inception, Wimbledon will use its archive footage to reach new fans and win over more sponsors. While rooted in tradition, the competition’s contemporary approach to […]

This Caribbean born national makes history as the new Master of University College, Oxford, UK

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From NAN News Americas, WASHINGTON, Fri. Aug. 9, 2019: A Caribbean national was recently named as the new master of the University College, Oxford, the oldest college of the university in the UK. She is also the first female master and the first black head of an Oxford college. Georgetown, Guyana-born Baroness Valerie Amos, 65, replaces […]

I am a victim of modern slavery in the UK

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By Nancy From Freedom United I came to the UK in 2008 when a relative promised me a good education and a better life. Instead, I was enslaved for four years in domestic servitude. Now, I am at risk of being sent back to my home country where my trafficker awaits despite having been formally recognized as […]