July 8, 2020

Mice brawling in a London tube station made for one of the best wildlife photos of the year

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By Ben Mack from Business Insider An amazing photo captures what appears to be mice fighting inside a tube station in London. The photo was taken by Sam Rowley and is part of the Natural History Museum in London’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. The photo is called “Station Squabble.” The public can vote for the […]

Boris Johnson is showing western politicians how to win

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By Andrew Sullivan From New York Mag The sea of Tory blue seats that now envelop Labour’s heartlands on the electoral map of Britain is one kind of future for Western democracies. Unleashed by a revolt by ordinary people to take back control of their own laws and rebuild national sovereignty, and by their insistence […]

Design homework on sidewalk

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Your Design Homework is on the Sidewalk By Christopher Schwarz From Core77 Local historic architecture can improve your design skills. Hit the bricks this weekend to jump start your education. Though I am a furniture maker, many of my design cues come from architecture. Thousands of years before furniture became commonplace amongst all corners of […]

How Britain’s tax havens imperilled the welfare state

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By Kojo Koram From New Statesman Spending promises will be meaningless so long as the rich can dodge taxes and hide wealth offshore.   anyone really need to be a billionaire? If you earn £80,000, should you be taxed more for it? Labour’s 2019 manifesto has sparked a number of conversations about tax. The party’s ambitious […]

Cayman: Maples Group announces leadership appointments

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The Maples Group is pleased to announce that, following its biennial management elections, Jonathan Green has been appointed as its new Global Managing Partner, with effect from 1 December 2019. Jonathan, who will assume the role for two years, succeeds Alasdair Robertson, who has served as Global Managing Partner since 2015. Alasdair will return to […]

UK: Man who helped stop London terrorist also a murderer

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By Eric Mack From Newsmax James Ford, the 42-year-old man who helped stop the latest London knife terrorist, is being rejected as a “hero,” because he is a convicted murderer who was on day release, U.K.’s Daily Mail reported. “He is not a hero,” Angela Cox, 65 – the aunt of the Amanda Champion, who was 21 when […]

British PM vows to strengthen prison sentences after London attack

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From Newsmax Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would strengthen prison sentences, vowing to boost security after an attack in the British capital by a man convicted of terrorism who was released early from prison. With less than two weeks before Britain heads to the polls, law and order has raced to the […]

Reception of thanks to Friends of Cayman in the UK

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From Cayman Islands Government Office in the UK and Europe London, United Kingdom – The Cayman Islands Government London Office hosted a Friends of Cayman dinner on Thursday evening.  The event was held at the Royal Institute of British Architects in central London and was attended by a wide range of guests who are supportive of […]

Two crazed dolphins attack British girl, ten, and drag her underwater during ‘swim with dolphins’ tourist experience on holiday in Mexico

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By James Gant From Daily Mail UK Lexi Yeo, ten, was attacked by the animals when she took to the water in Cancun Her mother Laura, 40, from London, horrified to watch her ‘dragged’ underwater The vicious animals would not stop attacking her despite pleas from the trainers  But little Lexi was rescued after she […]

Cayman wreath laying London

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 Cayman Islands wreath laying at Remembrance Day ceremony in London Wreaths were laid by the Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories, for the first time on Sunday, 10 November 2019. The Cayman Islands Representative to the UK and Europe was invited to lay a wreath at the National Service of Remembrance this year, to be held […]