June 23, 2018

Cayman Islands premier’s address to the Fidelity CEO Conference

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Address to the Fidelity CEO Conference By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin 9 a.m., 2 February, 2017 Seafire Kimpton Good Morning, And a warm Caymanian welcome to you all, especially to our guest speakers who have come to share their views with us today. I look forward to your perspectives on this year’s topic; in particular […]

Brexit: Supreme Court says Parliament must give Article 50 go-ahead

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From BBC Parliament must vote on whether the government can start the Brexit process, the Supreme Court has ruled. The judgement means Theresa May cannot begin talks with the EU until MPs and peers give their backing – although this is expected to happen in time for the government’s 31 March deadline. But the court […]

‘Brexit’ will require vote in Parliament, U.K. high court rules

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By Michael Holden, Reuters From The Globe and Mail LONDON — Reuters Published Thursday, Nov. 03, 2016 6:28AM EDT England’s High Court ruled on Thursday that the British government requires parliamentary approval to trigger the process of exiting the European Union, upsetting Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans. The government said it would appeal against […]

UKIP leader Nigel Farage stands down

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From BBC Nigel Farage says he is standing down as leader of the UK Independence Party. Mr Farage said his “political ambition has been achieved” with the UK having voted to leave the EU. He said the party was in a “pretty good place” and said he would not change his mind about quitting as […]

Jeremy Corbyn’s full frontbench team unveiled

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From BBC Mr Corbyn says he has reached out to all sections of the party to form his team. Jeremy Corbyn has finalised his frontbench line-up, appointing a peer jailed for arson to his education team. Lord Watson – a former MP and MSP – was given a 16-month jail sentence in 2005 for starting […]