August 17, 2018

UK: Manchester united in quest for investment

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by Sebastian Shehadi From fDI Manchester City Council leader Sir Richard Leese tells Sebastian Shehadi about the threat posed by Brexit and why the city’s tech skills and quality of life continue to pull investment. Q: What are the greatest economic opportunities for Manchester right now? A: If I had to pick one thing, it would […]

Applications for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships now open

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The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for UK Government scholarships to study in the UK in 2019/2020.  Applications for Chevening Scholarships are open until 6 November 2018, with applications to be submitted via www.chevening.org/apply. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers full financial […]

UK Study: Sleeping more than 8 hours a day may be deadly

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From Newsmax Sleeping longer than the recommended amount could be bad for your health, new research from the UK has found. More than eight hours of shut-eye is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death, compared to sleeping less than seven hours. Led by researchers from Keele University, along with colleagues at […]

Cayman Islands, British Territories gain support for UK Constitutional Change

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From teleSUR TV Supporters have described the United Kingdom’s management of overseas territories as being in “a bit of a muddle.” The Cayman Islands and other British Overseas Territories in the Caribbean are gaining support for their goal of making a constitutional change in respect to how all British Overseas Territories are governed. Four members of the UK […]

UK: Salisbury poisoning: Will Russian suspects face UK trial?

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By Daniel Sandford From BBC It is becoming clear, without any official policing sources confirming it, that significant progress has been made in the Salisbury spy poisoning investigation. Detectives from the South East Counter-Terrorism Unit appear to have got to the stage where they have isolated two people from CCTV images as their prime suspects […]

The Editor Speaks: What the future holds for UK OT’s

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Our government is going to try and renegotiate parts of our country’s 2009 Constitution after the shocking vote in the House of Commons making us more transparent than our competitors that are Crown colonies. A level playing field it is not. It is without doubt the large majority of the UK’s Members of Parliament have […]

UK MPs wrap up Cayman Islands tour in Brac, Grand’s Eastern Districts

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Four MPs from the United Kingdom who are part of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Cayman Islands visited Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman’s Eastern Districts over the weekend to get a final full picture of the Islands. Saturday’s visit to Cayman Brac had the MPs touring Long Beach, Heritage […]

UK: Man who raped 5 year old child over 100 times, is sentenced

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By Andrea Fernandes From Guyana Guardian Anwar Ali, a man with Guyanese roots, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison by a UK court after being found guilty of repeatedly raping a little child since the lad was 5 years old, right up until the child reached 9. According to court records, Mr. Ali […]

Liam Fox: No deal most likely Brexit outcome for UK

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From BBC Liam Fox says the chance of a no-deal Brexit is growing, blaming the “intransigence” of the European Commission. The international trade secretary and Brexiteer put the chance of failing to come to an agreement at “60-40”. He told the Sunday Times that Brussels’ chief negotiator had dismissed the UK’s Chequers proposals simply because […]

Deaths rose 650 above average during UK heatwave – with older people most at risk

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By Damian Carrington and Sarah Marsh From The Guardian UK Nearly 700 more deaths than average were recorded during the 15-day peak of the heatwave in June and July in England and Wales, according to official statistics. Experts said that an increase in deaths is fully expected during heatwaves, but they cautioned that the provisional […]