October 21, 2017

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 […]

Dream Caribbean sail ends in crash

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Dream of sailing to Caribbean ends with crash on Manasquan jetty By MaryAnn Spoto From NJ Advance Media MANASQUAN — Just days ago, Bob Allan was fantasizing about sailing to the Caribbean, where the climate would be kinder to his aging bones. But now, after crashing his boat in a freak accident into a rock […]

No black officers in four police forces and senior representation is ‘pitiful’

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By Alan Travis From The Guardian UK Cheshire, North Yorkshire, Dyfed-Powys and Durham have no black officers and diversity champion needed, says inquiry by MPs Four police forces in England and Wales still do not have a single black or black British officer and progress in increasing the number of black and minority ethnic police […]

Cayman Islands: New Property Attorney Joins HSM

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HSM welcomes new attorney Harriet Waterhouse, who was recently admitted to the Cayman Islands Bar on 23rd February, 2016. After graduating with first class honours in Law and Mathematics and being admitted as a solicitor in 2011 in the UK, Harriet’s legal career began in a residential and commercial property practice, working with several leading […]