October 1, 2020

Global Commission to launch landmark Future of Work report

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GENEVA (ILO News) – The Global Commission on the Future of Work  will launch its report at the ILO headquarters in Geneva on Tuesday 22 January, marking the start of the Organization’s Centenary celebrations.  The report will be officially released at 10:00 GMT (11:00 Geneva time). There will be an embargoed briefing for journalists at 08:00 GMT (09:00 […]

Fuselage section of Ariane 5 launch vehicle found on Grand Cayman during beach clean-up

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During the Dart Green Team beach cleanup last Saturday (10), member Dominic Ross discovered part of what he thought was an aircraft fuselage that had been washed up onto the sand at Barkers. West Bay. Upon further investigation from the markings it turned ot that the pieces of fuselage were in fact from the European […]

Tomato fight

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Insane photos of the world’s largest food fight By Talia Lakritz From Insider The INSIDER Summary: The annual La Tomatina festival takes place in Bunol, Spain. This year, around 22,000 people gathered to throw tomatoes at each other. Goggles are recommended. The crowds filling the streets of Bunol, Spain, for the annual La Tomatina festival […]

Storm Emma: UK snow could reach 50cm as conditions worsen

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From BBC Parts of the UK are braced for up to 50cm of snow, as Storm Emma brings worsening conditions. A highly unusual red weather warning for snow is in force for south-west England and south Wales until the early hours of Friday. UK roads, railways and airports have been severely hit by snow for […]

‘Multiple fatalities’ as Amtrak train derails Onto Wash. highway

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From Newsmax An Amtrak passenger train derailed Monday during its inaugural run along a faster route through Washington state, sending part of the train crashing down onto a major highway near Tacoma and killing an unknown number of passengers, authorities said. The derailment caused “multiple fatalities,” Ed Troyer, a spokesman for the local sheriff’s office, […]

Heaviest snowfall in Britain in 4 years, travellers in northern Europe stranded

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Agence France-Presse, London From hindustantimes Some 330 flights were cancelled by 5:00 pm (1600 GMT) after heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures struck the region around Frankfurt in Germany. The heaviest snowfall in four years in Britain caused travel mayhem on Sunday, while more than 300 flights were cancelled in Germany’s busiest airport and a ferry […]

Boy crushed to death at Atlanta revolving restaurant

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From BBC A five-year-old boy has died after his head got lodged between a wall and a table fixed to a slow-moving floor of a restaurant in Atlanta, police officials said. The child was critically injured in the incident and later died in hospital. The freak accident happened at 15:00 local time (19:00 GMT) on […]

Italy earthquakes: Strong tremors shake central region

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From BBC Two strong earthquakes have hit central Italy, damaging buildings and sending scared residents into the streets. A 5.5-magnitude quake struck at 1910 local time (1710 GMT) near Visso in Macerata province, officials said. It was followed two hours later by a 6.1 magnitude tremor in the same area. One person was hurt, but […]

UPDATED: Brussels attacks: Brothers named as suspects – At least 31 dead at Zaventem and Maelbeek/Cayman’s premier’s statement- flags lowered

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UPDATE From BBC Brussels attacks: Two brothers behind Belgium bombings Image copyright AFP Image caption Khalid el-Bakraoui, the metro suicide bomber, and brother Brahim Belgium under attack Two of the suicide bombers who carried out attacks in Brussels on Tuesday have been named as brothers Khalid and Brahim el-Bakraoui, Belgian nationals. The federal prosecutor said […]

Chancery Bar Placement scheme announcement – Invitation for applications from Cayman Islands

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The Caymanian Bar Association, Cayman Islands Law Society and the Chancery Bar Association in England and Wales are pleased to announce the launch of the Cayman Trainee Placement Scheme for 2014. The Scheme is available to Caymanian articled clerks seeking a 12 week placement in a participating Chancery Chambers in England and Wales. The placement […]