August 14, 2018

Miss Universe GB: First black winner Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers on ‘great achievement’

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By Gena-mour Barrett From BBC The first black woman to be crowned Miss Universe Great Britain in the pageant’s 66-year history has called it “a great achievement”. Dee-Ann Kentish Rogers, who’s also a competitive athlete and recently passed her exams to be a barrister, says the massive response to the fact she’s a black woman […]

If you have this Welsh name, a Caribbean island [Cayman Islands] wants to speak to you

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By Will Hayward From Wales Online If it turns out you’re related to their first inhabitant, they’ll fly you over ther A Caribbean country searching for descendants of the first inhabitant to their island – who was Welsh! Cayman Islands Government Office in the UK has launched a campaign in search of relatives of the […]

Paradise Papers: Prince Charles lobbied on climate policy after shares purchase

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From BBC Panorama Prince Charles campaigned to alter climate-change agreements without disclosing his private estate had an offshore financial interest in what he was promoting, BBC Panorama has found. The Paradise Papers show the Duchy of Cornwall in 2007 secretly bought shares worth $113,500 in a Bermuda company that would benefit from a rule change. […]

PC swaps Ceredigion for Cayman

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Policeman swaps Ceredigion for Caribbean [Cayman Islands] in ‘career break’ By Ceri Coleman-Phillips From BBC News The idea of swapping a beat in Ceredigion for one on a Caribbean island may sound like a dream for most police officers. But it is the reality for one Dyfed-Powys Police traffic sergeant who is enjoying a three-year […]

UK’s worst eyesores

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10 of the UK’s Worst Eyesores From WN Historically, many people from the UK has been at the forefront of engineering and creating magnificent buildings. For example, Sir Christopher Wren designed St. Paul’s Cathedral; Norman Foster designed Wembley Stadium and Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed the Glasgow School of Art’s building. But sadly there have also […]

Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales delivers lecture at Cayman Islands courts

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From Caribbean News Now GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — Improving practices among commercial courts worldwide translates into strengthening international trade, commerce and development, and hence overall economic cooperation and prosperity. Achieving and maintaining that equilibrium requires not only vigilance among a wide range of judicial, legal, governmental and public interest participants, but also a “system […]

Giving business what it wants – a well run court for commercial and business disputes

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GRAND COURT OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS GUEST LECTURE 2017 THE RIGHT HON. THE LORD THOMAS OF CWMGIEDD LORD CHIEF JUSTICE OF ENGLAND AND WALES 2 March 2017 1. It is a pleasure and privilege to have been invited to give a lecture in this distinguished series and to have this opportunity to consider how we […]

Glasgow hosts Fair Trade nations

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From Caribbean News Now GLASGOW, Scotland — Fair Trade fever hit Glasgow last weekend when Fair Traders from across the world gathered on Friday, 9 September, at Robertson House and Saturday, 10 September, at Glasgow Caledonian University to hear how Scotland achieved Fair Trade Nation status. The Scottish Fair Trade Forum hosted representatives from Fair […]

The UK is proposing that all victims of crimes should have the rights to meet their offenders

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By Ian Paylor, From The Conversation UK From Business Insider For some victims of crime, coming face to face with the perpetrator can be a cathartic experience. Now, a new report from British MPs on the Justice Select Committee proposes that everybody in the UK should have a right to what’s called “restorative justice” – […]

UK: African ‘blowtorch’ set to make Britain hotter than the Caribbean before Bank Holiday storms hit

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BY JOHN SHAMMAS From Daily Mirror UK Heat so intense it will melt roads as southern parts expected to be frazzled- while parts of the north remain on flood alert A road-melting heatwave is set to hit the UK this week – with warnings of a African “blowtorch” baking Britain hotter than the Caribbean. The […]